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January 2013 REBGV Statistics Package

January home sales remain quiet

Home buyer demand remains below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. This has led some home sellers to remove their homes from the market in recent months.

The Real Estate Board of Greater …

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December 2012 REBGV Statistics Package

Prices hold firm as home buyers and sellers conclude 2012
from the sidelines

VANCOUVER, B.C. – January 3, 2013 – The Greater Vancouver housing market experienced below average home sale totals, typical home listing activity and modest declines in home …

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November 2012 REBGV Statistics Package

Greater Vancouver residential property sale and listing activity below 10-year averages in November

Over the past six months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has seen a reduction in the number of homes listed for sale, a gradual moderation in home …

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Tutorial: How to Set Up Private Client Services for Real Estate in Vancouver

Watch the below tutorial to learn how to set up your own self-managed Private Client Services Account!

Vancouver Real Estate Hub: Private Client Services Tutorial from Adam Scalena on Vimeo.

Research tools can save you time and money!

This …

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October 2012 REBGV Statistics Package

Housing market sees slight changes in October

The Greater Vancouver housing market saw a slight increase in the number of home sales, a slight reduction in the number of listings, and a slight …

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September 2012 REBGV Statistics Package

Conditions continue to favour buyers in the Greater Vancouver housing market

The summer of 2012 drew to a close in September with home sale activity well below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market.

The Real Estate Board of …

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August 2012 REBGV Statistics Package

Home sellers continue to outnumber buyers in Greater Vancouver’s summer housing market

Home sale activity remained below long-term averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market in August.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales …

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July 2012 REBGV Statistics Package

Greater Vancouver housing market hits summer lull

Residential property sales in Greater Vancouver remained at a 10-year low in July, while the number of properties being listed for sale continued to edge down and prices remained relatively stable.

The Real …

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Greater Vancouver housing market favoured buyers in June

Greater Vancouver housing market favoured buyers in June

VANCOUVER, B.C. – July 4, 2012 – The number of residential property sales hit a 10-year low in Greater Vancouver for June, …

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Spring activity remains balanced in the Greater Vancouver housing market

Spring activity remains balanced in the Greater Vancouver housing market

The number of properties listed for sale continued to increase in the Greater Vancouver housing market in May. The …

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Greater Vancouver housing market maintains a steady spring pace

April 2012 REBGV Stats Package Mike Stewart

Greater Vancouver housing market maintains a steady spring pace

Home sale and listing activity has maintained a consistent pace on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Greater Vancouver in recent months, which has …

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Greater Vancouver at lower end of balanced housing market

Greater Vancouver at lower end of balanced housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. – November 2, 2011 – With a sales-to-active property listings ratio of 15 per cent, the Greater Vancouver …

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November 2011 REBGV Stats Package

The Greater Vancouver housing market saw relatively typical home sale and listing activity in November.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attachedand …

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8 Advantages of Buying a Condominium in Downtown Vancouver!

8 Advantages of Buying a Condominium in Downtown Vancouver!

8. Variation

A major benefit of purchasing a condo in downtown Vancouver is variation. Residential buildings fill the downtown core and, as a result, building options are almost limitless. You will …

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September 2011 REBGV Stats Package

Home listings continue to rise in the Greater Vancouver housing market

Consistent increases in property listings and fewer home sales over the summer months has helped move the Greater Vancouver housing …

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10 Tips for Making Your Vancouver Condo Feel Larger

10 Tips for Making Your Vancouver Condo Feel Larger

Living in a condo in Vancouver can offer so many benefits, but one concern for many new condo owners is size. If you are moving into a condo from a single-family …

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TIP #98. Use Effective Research Tools to Search for Properties in Vancouver

Use Effective Research Tools to Search for Properties in Vancouver

Once you’ve hired a REALTOR, ask them about the excellent tools and resources they provide. Not only can your REALTOR explain how the buying process works, they will also be …

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Top 10 Reasons to Use a Buyer’s Agent in Vancouver

How can a Buyer’s Agent help YOU?

There are several reasons to use a Buyer’s Agent, but the most important reason is to have exclusive representation for the purchase of a property.

When buyers decide to use the Seller’s Agent …

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August 2011 REBGV Stats Package

Greater Vancouver home sales trend toward buyers’ market over summer

August marked the third consecutive month that home sale activity in Greater Vancouver
was below the 10-year average for the month. In …

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TIP #99: Understand the Working with a REALTOR Brochure in British Columbia


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