Historically normal activity keeps the Greater Vancouver housing market in a balanced state

December 19th, 2011

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, attached and apartment properties on the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reached 2,360 in November. This represents a 5.9 per cent decline compared to the 2,509 sales in No ...

Macrealty November 2011 Market Update

December 5th, 2011

With the recent defeat of the HST (to be implemented in March 2013), I have received some questions about how this will affect the real estate market. The short answer is: there will be a minimal effect, and some people will win, while others will lose.

While we can prognosticate about how these changes will affect the market, the government has yet to come up with a set of transition rule ...