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October 2014 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

REBGV Stats Package October 2014 Mike Stewart Realtor

Metro Vancouver home sales above average in October

Home sales in the Metro Vancouver* housing market continue to outpace long-term averages for this time of year.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,057 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October 2014. This represents a 14.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,661 sales in October 2013, and a 4.6 per cent increase over the 2,922 sales in September 2014.

October 2014 Vancouver Real Estate Price Chart from Oct 2009

Last month’s sales were 16.6 per cent above the 10-year sales average for October.

“We’ve seen strong and consistent demand from home buyers in Metro Vancouver throughout this year. This has led to steady increases Continue reading

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September 2014 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

REBGV Stats Package, September 2014 Mike Stewart

Home sales activity picks up the pace in September

Home buyers were active in Metro Vancouver last month, with home sales well exceeding the 10-year average for September.

Spetember 2014 REBGV Price Chart

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,922 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September 2014. This represents a 17.7 per cent increase compared to the 2,483 sales in September 2013, and a 5.4 per cent increase over the Continue reading

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Residential Oil Tank Rules for All of Greater Vancouver

Underground Oil Storage Tanks are are and should be a major concern for both the Sellers and Buyers of houses in Vancouver.

The risks of buying a house with a leaking underground oil storage tank are potentially catastrophic from a financial perspective.

Remember! Consult a qualified Realtor and GET AN OIL TANK SCAN when you are buying or selling a single family home in Vancouver!

Below has the various sets of rules and regulations for underground oil storage tanks across Greater Vancouver. You will also find a removal bulletin from the City of Vancouver.

Fuel Storage Tank Bylaw Matrix, July 2014 Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor

Fuel Storage Tank Bylaw Matrix, July 2014 Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor

Underground Oil Storage Tank Removal Bulletin City of Vancouver

Underground Oil Storage Tank Removal Bulletin City of Vancouver

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August 2014 Vancouver Real Estate Statistics Courtesy of REBGV

REBGV Stats Package, August 2014 Mike Stewart

Housing market activity follows 10-year August averages

The Metro Vancouver housing market experienced steady home sale, listing, and pricing trends for the month of August.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,771 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August 2014. This represents a 10.2 per cent increase compared to the 2,514 sales recorded in August 2013, and a 9.5 per cent decline compared to the 3,061 sales in July 2014.

August 2014 REBGV

“Activity this summer has been strong but not unusual for our region,” Ray Harris, REBGV president said. “The volume of home sales has been higher than we’ve seen in the last three years, yet below the record-breaking levels of the past decade.”

Last month’s sales were 4.3 per cent above Continue reading

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