BC Real Estate

December 17th, 2019
Here's a round-up of various industry groups BC housing predictions for 2020:

Last year, real estate pundits predicted that sales in 2019 would rebound after a soft 2018. And they were partially right, although it ended up happening too late in the year for the full-year total to be described as a recovery.

So what are the various real estate industry organizations and brokerages predicting f ...

Stratas and Pets

December 12th, 2019
If you’re planning to buy a strata property and you have furry or feathered friends, find out whether pets are allowed and if there are restrictions.

Under the Strata Property Act and Regulation, strata corporations can restrict owners and tenants from keeping pets or certain kinds of pets through the bylaws of the strata corporation.

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Pet restrictions under the Standard Bylaws

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housing market insights

December 10th, 2019
Our local real estate board reports Metro Vancouver home buyer activity has returned to historical levels after a quieter first half of 2019.  Realtors registered 2,498 home sales on MLS in November.  This is 55.3% higher than we experienced at this time last year and 4% above our November 10 Year Sales Aaverage. 

On the supply side we saw 2,987 homes listed for sale in November.

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west vancouver real estate

December 5th, 2019
A monthly summary of West Vancouver's real estate activity has just been released. This past November shows a one year change of total active listings down for all property types:  -19.4% for detached homes, -10.8% for condos and down -10.3% for townhomes.  House sale activity was up for all property types:  detached homes up +108%, condos up +140% and townhomes up +100%.  MLS HPI Benchmark P ...

north vancouver real estate

December 5th, 2019
Real estate stats just released for different North Vancouver property types including detached homes, apartments and townhomes! November 2019 compared to same month last year shows total active listing numbers for detached homes were down -39.1%, condos and townhomes down -24.9% and -30% respectively. Sale numbers were up for all property types: houses up +95%, condos up +31.6% and townhomes ...