Blog by William (Bill) Dow,

E 28th Ave, Vancouver, BC

March 27th, 2016

I just finished uploading this RS-1S Zoned for sale, E 28th Ave, Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Special built 1985 approx. 6 bedroom, 4 baths, near School and Shopping, and Public Transit. Great Value.

E 13th Ave,, Vancouver, BC

March 27th, 2016

I just finished uploading this RT-5 Zoned for sale, E 13th Ave,, Vancouver, BC

Freshly painted inside. Wood Floors refinished. Ceramic tiles kitchen and baths. New roof 1998.

Housing Demand to Trend Higher

February 8th, 2014

 

For immediate release

Housing Demand to Trend Higher

BCREA 2014 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update

Vancouver, BC – January 30, 2014.

BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are forecast to increase 4.8 per cent to 76,450 units this year, before increasing a further 7 per cent to 81,800 units in 2015. The five-year average is 75,400 unit sales, while the ten-y ...

BC Real Estate Market Recovering First Half 2013 Vancouver, British Columbia

June 28th, 2013

BC housing market recovering from 2012 slowdown

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,664 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC during May, down 0.7 per cent from May of 2012. Total sales dollar volume was 2 per cent higher at $4.1 bil ...

Strenght in Market thro half 2013, Vancouver, BC

June 28th, 2013

Real estate market building strength through the first half of 2013

While home sales have continued to trend below long-term averages this year, there are signs that the Greater Vancouver real estate market is building strength heading into the summer months.

imageAt this time last year, sales were cooling from the nea ...

Metro Vancouver Hot

February 15th, 2011

According to the B.C. Real Estate Association report, the average price of a Metro Vancouver home rose 14.1 per-cent in 2010. Published January 14, 2010 Vancouver Sun Paper.
More striking comparing the average price in December 2010 and December 2009. In Greater Vancouver the average price was up 11.7 per-cent to $701.000, while the average price rose 5.7 per-cent in BC to $524,000.



 

B.C. economy watch: Looking ahead

January 26th, 2011

January 26, 2011
More than a year into its recovery, British Columbia's economy has recovered much of the ground lost during the recession of 2008-09.  However, the rebound that began in late 2009 and carried into 2010 slowed over the second half of last year, with the economy downshifting to a more tepid growth trajactory as 2011 begins. Even Canada, for all its advantages, is poised for some ...

B.C.' GROWTH 2011 STRONGER

January 14th, 2011

B.C.'S growth in 2011 to be stronger than expected, Central 1 predicts.
According to the report, the B.C. economy grew by 3.6 per cent in 2010.
STATED THAT B.C. will see growth of about three percent annually over the next three years, according to an economic forecast released Thursday by Central 1 Credit Union.  The report concluded that the B.C. economy would grow more quickly than expected ...

Housing Starts Rebound

November 13th, 2010

AFTER TWO CONSECUTIVE MONTHLY INCREASE, SEASONALLY ADJUSTD HOUSING STARTS IN B.C. DROPPED 7.4 PER CENT IN OCTOBER TO AN ANNUALIZED PACE OF 27,500 UNITS REPORTED BY VANCOUVE SUN PAPER.
October's decline was led by weaker starts in urban areas, where starts fell nine per cent from September, reflecting an 11-per-cent drop in the multiple-family market and a 4.9-per-cent pullback in single-detach ...

Market Continues to Heat Up

June 1st, 2010

 

Housing Demand to Trend Higher

BCREA 2014 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update

Vancouver, BC – January 30, 2014.

BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are forecast to increase 4.8 per cent to 76,450 units this year, before increasing a further 7 per cent to 81,800 units in 2015. The five-year average is 75,400 unit sales, while the ten-year average is 84,400 un ...