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Market Highlights For November 2022

It’s Deja-vu as November sales mirror 2018 As Peter (Yogi) Berra famously said, “It’s Deja-vu all over again” but in this case it is in comparing Metro Vancouver’s housing market in November 2018 and what we are experiencing today. 2018, after all, was also a down market and that November’s housing sales across Greater Vancouver …

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Market Highlights For October 2022

Positive signs emerge as buyers’ market strengthens  Highlights of the October report Lowest benchmark home price: New Westminster at $809,800 Highest number of Greater Vancouver sales since June 2022 Benchmark home price is down 9.2% from six months ago North Vancouver average home prices up 8.5% from September West Side detached house sales highest in …

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Market Highlights For August 2022

New listings, housing starts flirt with record lows in August  Total new listings in August the lowest in more than 28 years  Ladner townhouses and condos fall to 1-month supply  At least six major condo projects have stopped or stalled this year Existing condos, townhouses can’t be replaced at their current value  Surrey strata housing …

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Market Highlights For July 2022

Homebuyers, investors take advantage in this market Average 5-year mortgage rates are up just 1.4% from six months ago. First-time homebuyers in B.C. are down 46% compared to a year ago. Foreign homebuyers now account for just 1% of Metro transactions. July benchmark detached house price is up $47,500 from January 2022. The number of …

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Market Highlights For June 2022

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE JUNE 2022 REPORT Biggest drop in month-over-month house price Port Coquitlam down 5.9% Biggest increase in month-over-month house price: West Vancouver, up 0.4% Total housing starts are down 45% so far this year compared to 2021, at 24,531. Composite home price in Greater Vancouver is $186,900 higher than in June 2020 It …

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Market Highlights For May 2022

Highlights of the May 2022 report Is a buyer’s market looming in Metro Vancouver?  Vancouver detached house sales down 42% year-over-year Fraser Valley sales drop 54% from a year earlier Stress test increased on June 1: could touch near 7% There are more than 16,000 homes now listed for sale in Metro Vancouver (10,400 in …

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Market Highlights For April 2022

Welcome back to a balanced market. Don’t be afraid. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE APRIL REPORT Immigration at record high; housing starts down 41%  April housing sales down 34% from a year earlier Price resistance as detached house tops $2.1 million Markets where detached house prices are down from March 2022: 5  Markets where detached house sales …

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Market Highlights For March 2022

This housing cycle is ending. What’s next? The sales super cycle that the Metro Vancouver housing market has been in for two years is ending. It is nearly over in Fraser Valley, where March sales were down 22.5% from a year earlier and average prices dropped nearly 6% from February 2022, and similarly in Greater …

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