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December 2014 REBGV Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

REBGV Stats Package, December 2014

Home sale and listing activity reach historical norms in 2014

It was a typical year for the Metro Vancouver housing market in certain respects. The region’s home sale and listing totals for 2014 both rank fifth when compared against the past 10 years of activity, while home prices increased.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2014 reached 33,116, a 16.1 per cent increase from the 28,524 sales recorded in 2013, and a 32.3 per cent increase over the 25,032 residential sales in 2012.

Dec 2014 REBGV Stats Chart Mike Stewart

The number of residential properties listed for sale on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Metro Vancouver increased 2.4 per cent in 2014 to 56,066 compared to the 54,742 properties listed in 2013. Looking back further, last year’s total represents a four per cent decline compared to the 58,379 residential properties listed for sale in 2012.

“While home buyer and seller activity created balanced market conditions within the region, we also experienced Continue reading

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November 2014 REBGV Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

Metro Vancouver home sales remain strong

Our November stats video takes a look at where the market is and where it might be heading.

REBGV Stats Package November 2014 Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor

Home buyers in Metro Vancouver remained active in November, a month that is traditionally a quieter time of year for real estate.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 2,516 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2014. This represents an 8.4 per cent increase compared to the 2,321 sales in November 2013, and a 17.7 per cent decline compared to the 3,057 sales in October 2014.

November 2014 REBGV Statistics Package Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor

Last month’s sales were 6.9 per cent above the 10-year sales average for November.

“It’s been a more active fall than we typically see in the Metro Vancouver housing market,” Ray Harris, REBGV president said. “Home prices across the region have experienced Continue reading

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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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