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Metro Vancouver homes sales down across all property types

Posted on Dec 04, 2018


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 O...

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Home listings at four-year October high as sales remain below typical levels

Posted on Nov 02, 2018



Home sale activity across Metro Vancouver* remained below long-term historical averages in October.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,966 in October 2018, a 34.9 per cent decrease from the 3,022 sales recorded in October 2017, and a 23.3 per cent increase compared to Sept...

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More supply and less demand seen across Metro Vancouver housingmarket

Posted on Oct 02, 2018





The supply of homes for sale continued to increase across the Metro Vancouver* housing market in September while home buyer demand remained below typical levels for this time of year.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 1,595 in September 2018, a 43.5 per cent decrease fro...

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Home buyer demand stays below historical averages in August

Posted on Sep 05, 2018


The Metro Vancouver* housing market continues to experience reduced demand across all housing types.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,929 in August 2018, a 36.6 per cent decrease from the 3,043 sales recorded in August 2017, and a 6.8 per cent decline compared to July 201...

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New CMHC measures to help self-employed Canadians buy a home

Posted on Aug 17, 2018

If you're self-employed, you're part of a growing trend. About 15 per cent of Canada’s workforce is now self-employed, a group that typically finds it more difficult to qualify for a mortgage because their income may vary or be less predictable. As of October 1, 2018, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) mortgage loan insurance will be av...

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Housing supply up, demand down across Metro Vancouver

Posted on Aug 01, 2018

July’s residential housing sales in Metro Vancouver* reached their lowest levels for that month since the year 2000. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 2,070 in July 2018, a 30.1 per cent decrease from the 2,960 sales recorded in July 2017, and a decrease of 14.6 per cen...

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