News: Vancouver Real Estate Market

Home sale activity remains elevated across Metro Vancouver's housing market while the pace of homes being listed for sale continues to follow long-term averages.   The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,149 in September 2021, a 13.6 % decrease from the 3,643 sales recorded in September 2020, and a 0.1 % decrease from the 3,152 homes sold in August 2021.  Last month's sales were 20.8 % above the 10-year September...

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Greater Vancouver real estate market update


A quick follow-up to last month's issue when I chose to focus on the primary reason for the current buyer's market, which generally is attributed to the B-20 mortgage stress test that the federal government’s banking regulator (OSFI) imposed.


In the interest of time and realizing most of my audience are busy with limited time to read a lengthy explanation on all the reasons, I chose to focus on the "primary" reason - which is by no means the only reason. Obviously the Feds had their reasons...

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