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October 2010 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

Home sales remain steady in Greater Vancouver REBGV Stats Package October 2010 VANCOUVER, B.C. – November 2, 2010 – Greater Vancouver home sales have remained steady over the past four months, indicating stability in the residential housing market. With the MLS® sales to active listing inventory ratio indicating a buyers’ market, properties appropriately priced are selling. According to the MLSLink® Housing Price Index (HPI), the benchmark price for all residential properties in Greater Vancouver over the last 12 months has increased 4.6 per cent to $579,349 in October 2010 from $553,702 in October 2009. Since June, however, residential home prices… Find out more

First Time Home Purchase Advice Vancouver 7: Contract of Purchase and Sale Overview

First Time Home Purchase Advice Vancouver 7: An Overview of a Vancouver Real Estate Offer So you’re ready to write an offer and your Realtor has had you read and sign several disclosures as we discussed in Episode 6 First Time Home Buyers Advice. A Real Estate Offer is a Contract of Purchase and Sale in BC? Contract of Purchase for Vancouver BC Courtesy of Mike Stewart Realtor Yes! In British Columbia, a Real Estate Offer is officially referred to as a Contract of Purchase and Sale. The sample offer or Contract of Purchase and Sale BELOW is a generally… Find out more

Wall Centre False Creek A New Vancouver Presale Condo!

Wall Centre False Creek is a new Vancouver Presale condo development in Southeast False Creek near the Olympic Village. This 17 story two phase development is scheduled to be completed in 2013. The addresses for the two towers of phase 1 will be 1708 Columbia Street and 168 West 1st Avenue. The location in South East False Creek is 2 blocks to the Seawall and steps to a new Urban Fare and London Drugs scheduled to open soon. Wall Financial has priced the first phase of Wall Centre False Creek very aggressively to get the first phase sold to get… Find out more

September 2010 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) Statistics Package

Share Here is the full package of statistics showing whats happening in the Vancouver Real Estate Market from the REBGV for September 2010. REBGV Statistics Package September 2010 Housing market factors indicate stability in recent months September home sales in Greater Vancouver were consistent with activity experienced in the preceding two months across most categories. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that the number of residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 2,220 in September 2010. This represents a 0.8 per cent increase compared to August 2010 and 37.6 per cent decline from the 3,559 sales in… Find out more

Uptown Vancouver A New Condo Pre-Sale in Mount Pleasant by Concord Pacific With Tentative Pricing!

Uptown Vancouver a Concord Pacific Pre-Sale in Mount Pleasant from Mike Stewart on Vimeo. Uptown Vancouver by Concord Pacific Price List and Features By Mike Stewart Realtor Uptown Vancouver by Concord Pacific, A New Pre-Sale in South Main Uptown is a new Pre-Sale by Concord Pacific in Vancouver's South Main Area previously known as Mount Pleasant. This new residential condo tower will be located between East 11th and East 12th on Prince Edward Street in East Vancouver across from the Howard Johnson (formerly the Biltmore Hotel). From the upper floors of the building’s north side, the 10 story condo tower… Find out more