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It’s our privilege to be your trusted source of information on Vancouver’s real estate market updates so that you can stay current with the latest tips, trends, and stats. Feel free to contact us anytime with your questions.

November Sees Falling Home Sales & Balanced Market Conditions

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While typically a quiet month of market activity based on seasonal patterns, November home sale and listing totals lagged below the region’s long-term averages. SALES The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,614 in November 2022, a 52.9 per cent decrease from the 3,428 sales […]

BC Government Removes Age & Rental Restrictions to Strata Title Properties

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BILL 44 – 2022: BUILDING AND STRATA STATUTES AMENDMENT ACT. On November 24, 2022, the BC Government passed amendments to the Strata Property Act which take immediate effect.   There are three significant changes impacting strata properties: 1. All rental restriction bylaws are removed, except for bylaws restricting short-term rentals such as Airbnb or Vrbo. […]

Provincial Government Expands Speculation & Vacancy Tax to More Regions in January 2023

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The B.C. government is extending its speculation and vacancy tax to more communities starting in January 2023. Squamish, Lions Bay, Duncan, North Cowichan, Ladysmith and Lake Cowichan will be added to the list, which already included Metro Vancouver, Greater Victoria, Nanaimo, Lantzville, Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Kelowna, and West Kelowna. The tax rate is 2% of […]

Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadian Act

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Non-Canadian and non-Permanent Residents will no longer be able purchase a property in Canada starting January 1, 2023. Here is some key information regarding the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadian Act: * In an effort to address concerns about housing affordability, the federal government passed a two-year restriction on the purchase […]

Rising Interest Rates, Inflation Create Caution In The Housing Market

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Home sale activity across the Metro Vancouver housing market continued to trend well below historical averages in October. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,903 in October 2022, a 45.5 per cent decrease from the 3,494 sales recorded in October 2021, and a 12.8 […]

Tips for Home Sellers – Buy First or Sell First?

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One of the most common questions we hear from homeowners who are interested to move is “should we sell first or buy first?” There is no perfect solution, so you have to choose a strategy that works best for your personal circumstances and comfort level. If you sell first, you run the risk of not […]

More Home Sellers & Fewer Buyers in September

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Home sellers were more active in Metro Vancouver’s housing market in September while home buyer demand remained below the region’s long-term averages. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,687 in September 2022, a 46.4 per cent decrease from the 3,149 sales recorded in September […]

Fewer Home Buyers and Sellers in August

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Vancouver’s housing market sees fewer home buyers and sellers in August Metro Vancouver’s housing market is experiencing a quieter summer season marked by reduced sale and listing activity. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,870 in August 2022, a 40.7 per cent decrease from […]

Home Buyer Demand Continues To Ease

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Metro Vancouver’s housing market has entered a new cycle marked by quieter home buyer demand and a gradual rise in the supply of homes for sale. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,887 in July 2022, a 43.3 per cent decrease from the 3,326 […]

Home Listings Up, Sales Down, Prices Starting to Decrease

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With interest rates and housing supply increasing, Metro Vancouver home buyers are operating in a changing marketplace to begin the summer season. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,444 in June 2022, a 35 per cent decrease from the 3,762 sales recorded in June […]

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