Blog & News: Vancouver Real Estate Market

New taxes unlikely to stabilize housing market

 

Victoria, BC – February 20, 2018. The British Columbia Real Estate Association calls on government to introduce transitional rules for all tr...

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VANCOUVER, BC – February 2, 2018 – Attached and apartment homes are in demand across Metro Vancouver* while detached home buyers are facing less competition today.

 

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Vancouver, BC – January 12, 2018. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 103,763 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS...

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 While competition within the region's condominium market stiffened, two-storey home values came back to life during the quarter, posting strong year-over-year gains New Office of the Superintendent...

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VANCOUVER, BC – January 3, 2018 – After reaching record levels in 2015 and 2016, Metro Vancouver* home sales returned to more historically normal levels in 2017. Home listings, on the...

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New OSFI Stress Test Set to Limit National Home Price Appreciation to 4.9% in 2018

December 13, 2017 

  • Impact of new stress test expected to be contained to first half of 2018 for most major markets...
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Vancouver, BC – December 12, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,731 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS...

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VANCOUVER, BC – December 4, 2017 – Metro Vancouver saw modest home listing changes and steady demand in November. 

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential...

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Vancouver, BC – November 28, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2017 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today.

 

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VANCOUVER, BC – November 2, 2017 – Metro Vancouver* home sales exceeded typical historical levels in October with the majority concentrated in the townhouse and apartment markets.

 

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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...

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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

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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...

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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...

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VANCOUVER, BC – September 5, 2017 – Competition for condominiums and townhomes pushed Metro Vancouver* home sales above typical levels in August.

 

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Greater Vancouver Home Price Appreciation Dips to Single-Digit Gains in Second Quarter of 2017 

Low inventory coupled with an uptick in buyers maintain the region's seller's market

VANCOUVER, July...

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 Vancouver, BC – July 13, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 11,671 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service...

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VANCOUVER, BC – July 5, 2017 – The imbalance between supply and demand in the condominium market is creating home buyer competition across Metro Vancouver*.

 

The Real Estate Board of Greater...

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 Vancouver, BC–June 13, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 12,402 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service®...

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 June 2, 2017 - Residential property sales in the region totalled 4,364 in May 2017, a decrease of 8.5 per cent from the 4,769 sales in May 2016, an all-time record, and an increase of 22.8...

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