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Strong Housing Demand Forcast Through 2017

February 13th, 2016
Strong Housing Demand Forecast Through 2017 BCREA 2016 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update

Vancouver, BC – January 28, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released 2016 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update today.

Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) rresidential sales in the province are forecast to edge back 6.2 per cent to 96,100 units this year, after reaching 102,5 ...

Newsletter Home Sales Strong 12/02/2016

February 13th, 2016
Homes Sales Off to a Strong Start in 2016

Vancouver, BC – Februay 12, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 5,831 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) last month, up 33.2 per cent from January of last year. Total sales dollar volume was $4.39 billion in January, up 69.1 per cent compared to the previous year ...

Leasehold Properties

February 13th, 2016
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Leasehold: Own a Home (But Not the Land It's On)

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Theresa Borsman                                   Theresa Borsman       
       May 22, 2014       

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January 2016 Sales Statistics Greater Vancouver, BC

February 13th, 2016
News Release  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  
Home buyer competition keeps home sellers in the driver’s seat
VANCOUVER, B.C. – February 2, 2016 – Home buyer activity remains at near record levels across the Metro Vancouver housing market.
Residential property sales in Metro Vancouver* totalled 2,519 in January 2016, an increase of 31.7 per cent from the 1,913 sales recorded in January 2015 and a 10. ...

Vancouver home sales set an all-time record in 2015

February 13th, 2016

Metro Vancouver home sales set an all-time record in 2015

In a year when the number of homes listed for sale was below historical averages, actual home sales in Metro Vancouver set a new record.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that 2015 home sales were the highest annual total in REBGV history. This was powered early in the year by four straight mont ...