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July 2019 REBGV Stats

July 2019 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

  Home sales increase in July Home buyer demand picked up across Metro Vancouver* last month, making July, a traditionally quieter month in real estate, the second highest selling month so far this year. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,557 in July 2019, a 23.5 per cent increase from the 2,070 sales recorded in July 2018, and a 23.1 per cent increase from the 2,077 homes sold in June 2019. Last month’s sales were 7.8 per cent below the 10-year July sales average. “While home sale activity…

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Vancouver Housing Market Stats June 2019

June 2019 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

  Housing supply up, home sales and prices down in June With home buyer demand below long-term historical averages in June, the supply of homes for sale continued to accumulate in Metro Vancouver. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,077 in June 2019, a 14.4 per cent decrease from the 2,425 sales recorded in June 2018 and a 21.3 per cent decrease from the 2,638 homes sold in May 2019. Last month’s sales were 34.7 per cent below the 10-year June sales average. This is the lowest total…

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Mike Stewart VancouverMay 2019 Housing Market

May 2019 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

 May sees modest increase in home sales while housing supply reaches five-year high Monthly *Metro Vancouver1 home sales eclipsed 2,000 for the first time this year in May, although home buyer demand remains below historical averages. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,638 in May 2019, a 6.9 per cent decrease from the 2,833 sales recorded in May 2018, and a 44.2 per cent increase from the 1,829 homes sold in April 2019. Last month’s sales were 22.9 per cent below the 10-year May sales average and was the…

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MS REBGV April 2019 Statistics

April 2019 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

  Decreased demand continues to allow the supply of homes for sale to accumulate across the Metro Vancouver* housing market.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,829 in April 2019, a 29.1 per cent decrease from the 2,579 sales recorded in April 2018, and a 5.9 per cent increase from the 1,727 homes sold in March 2019.Last month’s sales were 43.1 per cent below the 10-year April sales average. “Government policy continues to hinder home sale activity. The federal government’s mortgage stress test has reduced buyers’ purchasing power by…

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Privacy And Consent Document For Real Estate In BC Collection, Use & Disclosure Of Personal Information

Privacy and Consent Document for Real Estate in BC – Collection, Use & Disclosure of Personal Information

The Privacy and Consent Document for real estate in BC was introduced as part of the June 2018 changes to the the Real Estate Services Act. This document replaces sections of the Working with a Realtor used previously by the BC real estate industry. We take Your Privacy and Consent Seriously  I take my own privacy and that of my family very seriously as I do with the privacy of my clients. When we represent Buyers or Sellers we are required to have all of our Privacy and Consent Documents. Any information we ask for is only to serve the…

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Disclosure Of Representation In Trading Services (DORTS) For Realtors In BC

Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services (DORTS) for Realtors in BC

 The Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services is a new document as part of the June 15, 2018, changes to the Real Estate Services Act in British Columbia and a partial replacement of the previous Working with a Realtor form. The basic idea behind Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services (DORTS) is to inform a client of a Realtor—both sellers and buyers—what their rights are in the relationship, and the duties and responsibilities the Realtor owes to their client. The Benefits of Representation When considering a real estate transaction, consumers must decide if they wish to be a Client…

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Market Highlights March 2019

March 2019 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

   Metro Vancouver* home sales dipped to the lowest levels seen in March in more than three decades. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,727 in March 2019, a 31.4 per cent decrease from the 2,517 sales recorded in March 2018, and a 16.4 per cent increase from the 1,484 homes sold in February 2019. Last month’s sales were 46.3 per cent below the 10-year March sales average and was the lowest total for the month since 1986. "Housing demand today isn’t aligning with our growing economy and…

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MS REBGV Housing Market

February 2019 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

   The Metro Vancouver* housing market saw increased supply from home sellers and below average demand from home buyers in February. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,484 in February 2019, a 32.8 per cent decrease from the 2,207 sales recorded in February 2018, and a 34.5 per cent increase from the 1,103 homes sold in January 2019. Last month’s sales were 42.5 per cent below the 10-year February sales average. "For much of the past four years, we’ve been in a sellers’ market. Conditions have shifted over…

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Vancouver January 2019 Housing Market

January 2019 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

  Home listings increase while buyers remain in holding pattern Home listings continue to increase across all housing categories in the Metro Vancouver housing market while home buyer activity remains below historical averages. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,103 in January 2019, a 39.3 per cent decrease from the 1,818 sales recorded in January 2018, and a 2.9 per cent increase from the 1,072 homes sold in December 2018. Last month’s sales were 36.3 per cent below the 10-year January sales average and were the lowest January-sales…

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Metro Vancouver Home Sales Decline Below Historical Averages In 2018

December 2018 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

    Metro Vancouver home sales in 2018 were the lowest annual total in the region since 2000. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 24,619 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in 2018, a 31.6 per cent decrease from the 35,993 sales recorded in 2017, and a 38.4 per cent decrease compared to the 39,943 residential sales in 2016. Last year’s sales total was 25 per cent below the region’s 10-year sales average. “This past year has been a transition period for the Metro Vancouver housing market…

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Real Estate Debate! Presale Condos Versus Resale Properties in Vancouver

 Purchasing a property is a huge decision, whether it be for the home of your dreams, or as an investment, it’s important to be aware of your options as the real estate market and financing options are constantly changing. A presale property is when a buyer purchases a property before it is built or complete, ultimately purchasing the right to a property that will be built in the future. A resale property is what you think it is - a pre-existing home. It’s a standard sale where a person is simply selling their home. Presale or Resale, hosted by…

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November 2018 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package with Charts & Graphs

    Metro Vancouver homes sales down across all property types Home buyer demand remains below long-term historical averages in the Metro Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales totalled 1,608 in the region in November 2018, a 42.5 per cent decrease from the 2,795 sales recorded in November 2017, and an 18.2 per cent decrease compared to October 2018 when 1,966 homes sold. Last month’s sales were 34.7 per cent below the 10-year November sales average and was the lowest sales for the month since 2008. “Home buyers have…

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