Steady sales and diminished listings characterize 2017

January 8, 2018


​​After reaching record levels in 2015 and 2016, Metro Vancouver home sales returned to more historically normal levels in 2017. Home listings, on the other hand, came in several thousand units below typical activity. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 35,993 on the MLS in 2017....

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Another big year for Fraser Valley real estate

January 6, 2018

The Fraser Valley housing market had its second highest selling year on record in 2017, with total MLS® transactions and dollar volume sold behind only 2016’s unprecedented level of activity.

The Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) processed 22,338 sales in 2017, 7.3 per cent less than the record of 23,974 sales set in 2016. 

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Victoria real estate market strong to the end of 2017

January 5, 2018

A total of 462 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this December, 1.9 per cent fewer than the 471 properties sold in December last year. A grand total of 8,944 properties sold over the course of 2017, 15.8 percent fewer than the record breaking 10,622 that sold in 2016. 2017 sales came in at 21.7 per cent over the ten year average of 7,349 properties sold.

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VIREB posts the strongest December on record

January 4, 2018


The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) reports that on a seasonally adjusted basis, the board had its busiest December on record, with 667 housing units changing hands last month. Sales of single-family homes increased by 35 per cent from December 2016. Annually, 5,612 single-family homes sold on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System in 2017 compared to 6,059 the previous year, a decrease of seven per cent. 

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Metro Vancouver continues to experience above-average demand & below-average supply

December 4, 2017


The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,795 in November 2017, a 26.2 per cent increase from the 2,214 sales recorded in November 2016, and a 7.5 per cent decrease compared to October 2017 when 3,022 homes sold. 

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Attached sales continue to drive Fraser Valley market in November

December 3, 2017


Demand for Fraser Valley properties persisted through November, once again bolstered by strong attached sales across the region. The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,743 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November, an increase of 39.8 per cent compared to the 1,247 sales in November of last year...

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Homebuyer Registrations: Use market research for the (online) win

November 29, 2017


The “Rule of Seven” states people need to see your ad seven times before they take action. Whether or not you believe seven is the lucky number – you need people to see your ad. Not just any people. Your target audience for registering for your real estate development...

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