News: Vancouver Real Estate Market
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October 17, 2017 - The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) announced new restrictions on uninsured mortgages today. Effective January 1, 2018, all home-buyers with a down-payment of more than 20 per cent will have to qualify at the higher of the posted 5-year qualifying rate and their contractual rate plus 200 basis points (2 per cent). This is in addition to policy announced in October of 2016 that required all insured borrowers qualify at the posted 5-year qualifying rate....
Posted in: Greater Vancouver , Housing Forecast , Metro Vancouver , Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver , Royal LePage
Affordability issues and mortgage regulations spur activity in the region’s entry-level market
Price gap between condominiums and two-storey homes continues to narrow, benefiting move-up buyers
VANCOUVER, October 12, 2017 – According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey 1 released today, sales activity and consumer confidence across the Greater Vancouver residential real estate market continued to recover in the third quarter of 2017. While home price appreciation softened in the...
Posted in: BCREA , Greater Vancouver , Home Price Index , Housing Forecast , Market Updates , Metro Vancouver , Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
Vancouver, BC – October 12, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 8,340 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September, an increase of 9.9 per cent from the same period last year.
Total sales dollar volume was $ 5.8 billion, up 30.2 per cent from September 2016. The average MLS® residential price in the province was $693,774, up 18.5 per cent from September 2016.
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Posted in: Greater Vancouver , Housing Forcast , Metro Vancouver Real Estate , Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver , REBGV
VANCOUVER, BC – October 3, 2017 – Apartment and townhome activity is outpacing the detached home market across Metro Vancouver*. This activity helped push total residential sales above the historical average in September.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,821 in September 2017, a 25.2 per cent increase from the 2,253 sales recorded in September 2016, and a 7.3 per cent decrease compared...