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December 2016 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Real Estate Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

December 2016 rebgv statistics package mike stewart vancouver realtor from Mike Stewart A heated year for Metro Vancouver real estate draws to a close The Metro Vancouver housing market had its third highest selling year on record in 2016, behind only 2015 and 2005. Sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in the region reached 39,943 in 2016, a 5.6 per cent decrease from the 42,326 sales recorded in 2015, and a 20.6 per cent increase over the 33,116 residential sales in 2014. “It was an eventful year for real estate in Metro Vancouver. Escalating prices caused by low supply… Find out more

Are Foreclosures Necessarily Good Value in Vancouver?

by Jon Lumer Everyone in Vancouver is looking for a deal. Rental rates are jumping to catch up with the sharp increase in property values and many tenants (as always) are looking at home ownership as a way to avoid paying rent to their landlord and start paying it to themselves, or at least their lender. Meanwhile, investors made dizzy by the capital appreciation they've witnessed in Vancouver over the last three years are desperate for a piece of the action or hope to expand their current holdings. Many of these potential buyers, be they first-time home owners or investors,… Find out more

Park Station – 50 Luxurious Oakridge-Langara Condos + Townhouses

At a Glance 8-storey, mixed-use concrete building seven 2-storey townhomes 43 1-, 2- & 3-bedroom condos three ground floor commercial spaces steps from Canada Line, Oakridge Centre, Langara Golf Course air conditioning airy 9’4" ceilings spacious decks or patios Vancouver's Most Central Address All paths lead to Park Station – a central neighbourhood location in the park-like Oakridge Langara district. A quiet structure in monochromatic tones, Park Station exudes confidence and well-grounded permanence. Its timelessness acts as a compliment to its neighbourhood of mature trees and streetscapes, emerging as a captivating new addition to the boulevard. Expansive windows and dramatic… Find out more

Yukon Residences by Alabaster Homes.

Yukon Residences – Cambie Corridor 3- & 4-Bedroom Pre-Construction Townhomes + Garden Homes

At a Glance four 4-storey buildings 33 3- & 4-bedroom homes 70 underground parking spaces close to top-ranked schools adjacent to Winona Park & Langara Golf Course lush setting along Habitat Connection Corridor close proximity to Canada Line On The Park Alabaster Homes is pleased to bring you Yukon Residences, a boutique collection of exquisitely-appointed townhomes and single-level garden homes distributed amongst four buildings aligned on a north-south axis. Located at the northwest corner of West 59th and Yukon, east-facing residences will enjoy beautiful, unlimited views across the expanse of neighbouring Winona Park. Langara Golf Course to the north, and… Find out more

Tudor House external architectural render.

Tudor House by Formwerks – 15 Cambie Corridor Pre-Construction British Rowhomes

At a Glance 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom townhomes 15 residences in a 4-storey building classic Tudor-style architecture close proximity to amenities, parks, schools walking distance to rapid transit Oakridge Centre & Marine Gateway shopping less than 10 minutes to YVR airport Timeless British Rowhomes Formwerks Boutique Properties presents Tudor House, an exclusive collection of 15 Westside townhomes designed according to classic Tudor architecture, including pitched roofs, steeped gables, and decorative timbering. Each residence will be generously appointed with single-family home features, such as spacious kitchens, full-size appliances, luxurious finishings, and walk-in closets. Tudor House is ideally situated near amenities, parks,… Find out more

November 2016 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Graphs & Charts

November 2016 REBGV Stats Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor from Mike Stewart   Home sales and listings just below 10-year average Home buyer and seller activity remains near historical averages in the Metro Vancouver housing market. Residential home sales in the region totalled 2,214 in November 2016, a decrease of 0.9 per cent from the 2,233 sales recorded in October 2016 and a decrease of 37.2 per cent compared to November 2015 when 3,524 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 7.6 per cent below the 10-year sales average for the month. “While 2016 has been anything but a normal year for… Find out more