Mike’s Blog for Home Sellers

May 2017 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Full Charts & Graphs

May 2017 REBGV Stats from Mike Stewart Market activity picks up in May Home buyer activity returned to near record levels across the Metro Vancouver housing market in May. Residential property sales in the region totalled 4,364 in May 2017, a decrease of 8.5 per cent from the 4,769 sales in May 2016, an all-time record, and an increase of 22.8 per cent compared to April 2017 when 3,553 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 23.7 per cent above the 10-year May sales average and is the third-highest selling May on record. "Demand for condominiums and townhomes is driving today’s… Find out more

April 2017 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts

April 2017 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts from Mike Stewart Condominiums and townhomes in high demand across Metro Vancouver Demand for condominiums and townhomes continues to drive the Metro Vancouver* housing market. Residential property sales in the region totalled 3,553 in April 2017, a 25.7 per cent decline compared to April 2016 when 4,781 homes sold and a 0.7 per cent decrease from the 3,579 sales recorded in March 2017. April sales were 4.8 per cent above the 10-year average for the month. For the first four months of the year, condominium and townhome sales… Find out more

January 2017 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts and Graphs

January 2017 Rebgv Statistics Package Mike Stewart Vancouver Realtor from Mike Stewart Metro Vancouver housing market off to a quieter start than last year Home sales and listings trends are below long-term averages in the Metro Vancouver* housing market. This is due largely to reduced activity in the detached home market. Residential property sales in the region totalled 1,523 in January 2017, a 39.5 per cent decrease from the 2,519 sales recorded in January 2016 and an 11.1 per cent decrease compared to December 2016 when 1,714 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 10.3 per cent below our 10-year January… Find out more

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

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

October 2016 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts

October 2016 REBGV Statistics Package Vancouver BC Mike Stewart Realtor from Mike Stewart Home sale and listing activity dip below historical averages in October Reduced home sale and listing activity are changing market dynamics in communities across Metro Vancouver*. Residential property sales in the region totalled 2,233 in October 2016, a 38.8 per cent decrease from the 3,646 sales recorded in October 2015 and a 0.9 per cent decrease compared to September 2016 when 2,253 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 15 per cent below the 10-year October sales average. “Changing market conditions compounded by a series of government interventions… Find out more