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north shore market snapshot

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Shore)

576 West Vancouver homes actively listed.

Over the past 7 days there have been:
36 NEW LISTINGS
20 PRICE CHANGES
11 SALES


163 West Vancouver attached homes actively listed.

Over the past 7 days there have been:
17 NEW LISTINGS
1 PRICE CHANGES
5 SALES

469 North Vancouver homes actively listed.

Over the past 7 days there have been:
47 NEW LISTINGS
11 PRICE CHANGES
8 SALES

440 North Vancouver attached homes activel... read more.

north vancouver market snapshot

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)


North Vancouver detached house real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 47 new listings, 11 price changes and 8 sales.

Which neighborhoods realized some market activity this past week?

blueridge, north vancouver real estate

North Vancouver’s Blueridge area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 2 new listings at 2681 Violet Street and 2639 Byron Road. There were 0... read more.

west Vancouver market snapshot

(September 29, 2018, posted in West Vancouver Homes)


West Vancouver detached house real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 36 new listings, 20 price changes and 11 sales.

Which neighborhoods realized some market activity this past week?

Altamont and Westmont Neighborhoods

have 1 new listing at 3470 Mathers Avenue, 0 price changes and 2 sales at 2901 Tower Hill Crescent and 3177 Westmont Place.

Ambleside and Sentinel Hill Neighborhoods

have 7 n... read more.

blueridge, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Blueridge area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 2 new listings at 2681 Violet Street and 2639 Byron Road. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

canyon heights and capilano, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Canyon Heights and Capilano area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 5 new listings including 4415 Capilano Road, 4391 Carolyn Drive and 658 Montroyal Boulevard. There were 0 price changes and 1 sale at 923 Prospect Avenue.

central lonsdale and lower lonsdale, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Central Lonsdale and Lower Lonsdale area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 6 new listings including 152 W 23rd Street, 22 415 W Esplanade and 546 W 14th Street. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

deep cove and indian arm, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Deep Cove and Indian Arm area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listings, 1 price change and 0 sales.

delbrook and upper delbrook, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Delbrook and Upper Delbrook area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 7 new listings including 665 W Queens Avenue, 406 Ventura Crescent and 4094 Delbrook Avenue. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

dollarton and windsor park, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Dollarton and Windsor Park area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listing, 0 price changes and 1 sale at 920 Plymouth Place.

edgemont and forest hills, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Edgemont and Forest Hills area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 8 new listing including 3299 Edgemont Boulevard, 3496 Fairmont Road and 1008 Belmont Avenue. There were 2 price changes and 2 sales, 1294 Winton Avenue and 940 Glenora Avenue.

grand boulevard and calverhall, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Grand Boulevard and Calverhall area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 12 new listings at 629 E 14th Street. There were 2 price changes and 1 sale at 756 E 16th Street.

grousewoods, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Grousewoods area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listings, 0 price changes and 0 sales

hamilton and hamilton heights, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Hamilton and Hamilton Heights area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 2 new listings at 1804 Fell Avenue and 1732 Fell Avenue. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

lynn valley and braemar, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley and Braemar detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 5 new listings including 1201 Doran Road, 2060 Kirkstone Road and 1585 Westover Road. There were 0 price changes and 2 sales at 1017 Ross Road and 4226 Hoskins Road.

norgate and pemberton, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Norgate and Pemberton area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listing at 1440 Hope Road. There were 1 price change and 0 sales.

northlands and roche point, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Northlands and Roche Point area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listings at 3326 Apex Place. There was 1 price change and 0 sales.

pemberton heights, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Pemberton Heights area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 3 new listing including 2112 MacKay Avenue, 2226 W Keith Road and 1458 W 22nd Street. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

queensbury, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Queensbury area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listings, 0 price changes and 1 sale at 659 E 6th Street.

seymour and lynnmour, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Seymour and Lynnmour area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listings at 2353 Windridge Drive. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

tempe, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Tempe area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listings, 0 price changes and 0 sales.

upper lonsdale and Princess Park, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Upper Lonsdale and Princess Park area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 4 new listings including 429 W 27th Avenue, 303 E 26th Street and 207 Montroyal Boulevard. There were 2 price changes and 0 sales.

westlynn and westlynn terrace, north vancouver real estate

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Westlynn and Westlynn Terrace area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listings at 1300 Mountain Highway. There were 0 price changse and 0 sales

7 day look at market activity

(September 29, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver

Residential real estate activity past seven days:

DETACHED HOMES
47 NEW LISTINGS
11 PRICE CHANGES
8 SALES
ATTACHED HOMES including APARTMENTS and TOWNHOMES
70 NEW LISTINGS
36 PRICE CHANGES
18 SALES

The cost of owning a home

(September 28, 2018, posted in Vancouver Metro Real Estate)




The cost of owning a home in Canada is at the highest level in 28 years and likely to get only more onerous as interest rates continue to rise, according to a report from Royal Bank of Canada.

Carrying a home, including the cost of a mortgage, property taxes and utilities, took up 54 per cent of a typical household’s pre-tax income in the second quarter, the Toronto-based bank said in a report on F... read more.

west vancouver market snapshot

(September 22, 2018, posted in West Vancouver Homes)


West Vancouver detached house real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 24 new listings, 15 price changes and 6 sales.

Which neighborhoods experience this recent market activity?

Altamont and Westmont Neighborhoods

have 2 new listings at 2909 Mathers Avenue and 3255 Mathers Avenue, 1 price change and 0 sales.

Ambleside and Sentinel Hill Neighborhoods

have 0 new listings, 1 price change and 1 s... read more.

What's the past week market activity like?

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Shore)


West Vancouver

residential real estate activity past seven days:
DETACHED HOMES
25 NEW LISTINGS
15 PRICE CHANGES
6 SALES
ATTACHED HOMES, APARTMENTS & TOWNHOMES
13 NEW LISTINGS
4 PRICE CHANGES
1 SALE

In comparison check out:

North Vancouver

residential real estate activity past seven days:
DETACHED HOMES
53 NEW LISTINGS
23 PRICE CHANGES
12 SALES
ATTACHED HOMES, APARTMENTS & TOWNHOMES
78 NEW LISTINGS
23 PRICE CHANGES
1... read more.

Westlynn and Westlynn Terrace, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Westlynn and Westlynn Terrace area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listings. There were 2 price change and 0 sales.

Tempe, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Tempe area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 2 new listings at 2020 Mountain Highway and 2412 Carmaria Court. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

Seymour and Lynnmour, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Seymour and Lynnmour area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listings at 611 Riverside Drive. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

Queensbury, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Queensbury area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listings at 653 E 5th Street. There were 1 price change and 0 sales.

Pemberton Heights, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Pemberton Heights area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listing at 1375 W 23rd Street. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

Northlands and Roche Point, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Northlands and Roche Point area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listings. There were 0 price change and 1 sale at 835 Ruckle Court.

Norgate and Pemberton, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Norgate and Pemberton area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 8 new listings including 1219 W 15th Street, 1287 W 15th Street and 1281 McBride Street. There were 1 price change and 0 sales.

Lynn Valley and Braemar, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley and Braemar detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 4 new listings including 4584 Ramsay Road, 1510 Dovercourt Road and 1618 Draycott Road. There were 3 price changes and 3 sales including 895 1070 Doran Road, 954 Hendecourt Road and 3248 Milton Avenue.

Hamilton and Hamilton Heights, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Hamilton and Hamilton Heights area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 3 new listings including 2020 Larson Avenue, 2036 Larson Avenue and 1816 Larson Avenue. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

Grousewoods, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Grousewoods area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listing at 5595 Huckleberry Place. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

Edgemont and Forest Hills, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Edgemont and Forest Hills area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 5 new listing including 4380 Highland Boulevard, 4121 Highland Boulevard, and 3020 Griffin Place. There were 3 price changes and 1 sale at 3602 Loraine Avenue.

Dollarton and Windsor Park, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Dollarton and Windsor Park area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 3 new listing at 301 N Dollarton Highway, 738 Friar Crescent and 947 Huntingdon Crescent. There were 2 price changes and 0 sales.

Delbrook and Upper Delbrook, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Delbrook and Upper Delbrook area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 0 new listings. There were 0 price changes and 1 sale at 505 Silverdale Place.

Deep Cove and Indian Arm, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Deep Cove and Indian Arm area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 4 new listings including 2493 Panorama Drive, 1921 Parkside Lane and 1967 Banbury Road. There were 0 price changes and 0 sales.

Central Lonsdale and Lower Lonsdale, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Central Lonsdale and Lower Lonsdale area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 4 new listings including 238 W 5th Street, 2048 St Georges Avenue and 334 E 16th Street. There were 3 price changes and 1 sale at 427 W 14th Street.

Canyon Heights and Capilano, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Canyon Heights and Capilano area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 7 new listings including 4356 Capilano Road, 4593 Glenwood Avenue and 1138 Handsworth Road. There were 2 price changes and 0 sales.

Grand Boulevard and Calverhall, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Grand Boulevard and Calverhall area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 2 new listings at 509 E 17th Street and 837 Grand Boulevard. There were 2 price changes and 1 sale at 895 Calverhall Street.

Blueridge, North Vancouver Real Estate

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver’s Blueridge area detached home real estate activity over the past 7 days has seen 1 new listing at 2692 Carnation Street.  There were 1 price change and 1 sale at 2749 Byron Road.

past week market snapshot

(September 22, 2018, posted in North Shore)


North Vancouver

residential real estate activity past seven days:
53 NEW LISTINGS
23 PRICE CHANGES
12 SALES
ATTACHED HOMES, APARTMENTS & TOWNHOMES
78 NEW LISTINGS
23 PRICE CHANGES
19 SALES

West Vancouver

residential real estate activity past seven days:
DETACHED HOMES
25 NEW LISTINGS
15 PRICE CHANGES
6 SALES
ATTACHED HOMES, APARTMENTS & TOWNHOMES
13 NEW LISTINGS
4 PRICE CHANGES
1 SALE 

drawdown from previous highs

(September 22, 2018, posted in West Vancouver Homes)



Reduced demand continues to be experienced across all housing types in Vancouver's North Shore housing market , which includes West Vancouver and North Vancouver.

Not unlike the rest of Metro Vancouver, North Shore's home buyers have been less active as 2018 unfolds resulting in prices edging down. Buyers today have more listings to choose from and face less competition than we've seen in our marke... read more.

go easy on fall garden cleanup

(September 19, 2018, posted in Tips)


Time to rake up the yard, deadhead the perennials and till the vegetable garden? Not so fast.

Popular opinion is swinging toward letting things stay just as they are through winter — decayed and drab but serviceable.

Displaying a messy yard may not win any good-neighbour awards, but entomologists say our vital but dwindling insect pollinator populations would be much better off.

“People are increasin... read more.

property transfer tax return changes now in force

(September 18, 2018, posted in Tips)

Changes to the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) return came into force on Monday, September 17.

When buying real estate using a corporation or trust, buyers and transferees with significant interest in property will now be required to be identified on the PTT return and must disclose:
  • their name(s);
  • date of birth;
  • citizenship information;
  • contact details; and
  • tax identification numbers.
Changes aren’t retroac... read more.

status of our housing market?

(September 17, 2018, posted in North Shore)


Over the past week Vancouver's North Shore real estate market, which includes North Vancouver and West Vancouver, has seen 274 new residential listings, 67 price changes and 41 sales:

West Vancouver
Detached Homes
NEW LISTINGS = 63
PRICE CHANGES = 17
SOLDS = 6

West Vancouver
Attached Homes which includes apartments and townhomes
NEW LISTINGS = 32
PRICE CHANGES = 6
SOLDS = 2
North Vancouver 
Detached Homes
NEW L... read more.

momentum slowing

(September 10, 2018, posted in North Vancouver Homes)

North Vancouver's house market momentum over the past eight months has been showing signs of slowing.  Year-to-date monthly sale activity totals are below for the same months in 2017.  In addition below the 10 Year Monthly Sales Average of 92.

                 2018 versus 2017              DOWN
August    32                  75                    -57%
July           52                  81                   -36%
June         79                  122                  -35%
May          90                  139                 -35%
April         78                  110                 -20%
March      66                  98                   -33%
February 58                  88                   -34%
January    30                 35                    -14%

Th... read more.

tighter market conditions

(September 09, 2018, posted in West Vancouver Homes)

West Vancouver's detached house market year-to-date shows home buyers continue to be on the sidelines.  


No matter which way you look at it, the stats show West Vancouver's house market has been holding in buyer territory the past year and a half. Of course there are market nuisances, but the visual prepared for months of inventory, sales to active listing ratio and sales to new listings ratio, all... read more.

north shore real estate update 

(September 05, 2018, posted in North Shore)


In West Vancouver, there were 27 sales in the month of August. The sales to new listings ratio was 25% which represents a buyer’s market. For August 2018, the sales to total active listings percentage was 5%, a decrease from 6% in August 2017. Sales for August 2018 were down by 3 units compared to August 2017.

The West Vancouver listing inventory has decreased by 16 homes compared to July 2018 and... read more.

fewer buyers active in the market

(September 05, 2018, posted in Vancouver Metro Real Estate)



The Metro Vancouver1 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 2018 when 2,070 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 25... read more.