vancouver homes for sale: Market conditions drive strong June housing sales - 07/03/09 02:37 PM
VANCOUVER, B.C. – July 3, 2009 – The combination of low interest rates and more affordable pricing helped propel Greater Vancouver home sale numbers to the second all-time highest total for the month of June. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that sales of detached, attached and apartment properties increased 75.6 per cent in June 2009 to 4,259, from the 2,425 sales recorded in June 2008. The figure is just short of the record-breaking 4,333 sales which occurred in June 2005. New listings for detached, attached and apartment properties declined 17.9 per cent to 5,372 in June 2009 … (0 comments)

vancouver homes for sale: West Vancouver Homes - The Q Report December 2008.12 - 01/18/09 05:35 PM
West Vancouver detached home prices declined 12.8% from December of last year, reaching a benchmark price of $1,168,852. As the number of units sold in 2008 was down 38.3%, the number of detached homes available for sale fell by 4% this December over last.
Statistical source: Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
Published Sunday, January 18, 2009 2:38 PM by Alphonse Quenneville
www.AlphonseQ.com
 
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vancouver homes for sale: Volatile Canadian Dollar and Real Estate - 11/12/08 05:07 AM
The "Q" Report 
The volatile movements in the value of the Canadian dollar have been breathtaking. The Canadian dollar has fallen because of the downturn, and now full recession, in the American economy. At first glance, this does not seem to follow logic. Equity & Real Estate Markets in the USA have crashed. Some American investors are being forced to liquidate their holdings (in Canadian and World Equities) and convert them back to American dollars. This movement of cash into American dollars is adding strength to the American dollar and causing other currencies to fall. This process has to, and will … (0 comments)

vancouver homes for sale: Metro Vancouver Update - 11/12/08 04:55 AM
Metro Vancouver - The "Q" Report 

Metro Vancouver October year-to-date real estate sales continued to trend downward, falling 31.3% from this time last year. The number of overall listings available for sale in October has increased slightly. With a wide range of homes available for sale and moderating prices, thereʼs been a definite shift to a buyersʼ market.
Detached
home prices in Metro Vancouver have fallen

4.7% from October 2007, to an average benchmark price of $695,962. The number of detached homes sold October year-to-date fell by 34.2% from last year, while listings were up 5.9% over last October.
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vancouver homes for sale: Home prices adapt to affordability demands - 10/02/08 07:16 AM
News Release        
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: www.AlphonseQ.com
 The "Q" Report
VANCOUVER, B.C. - September 2, 2008 - The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver declined 42.9 per cent in September 2008 to 1,585 from the 2,776 sales recorded in September 2007.
New listings for detached, attached and apartment properties increased 28.8 per cent to 6,142 in September 2008 compared to September 2007, when 4,770 new units were listed.
"After five years of unprecedented increases, housing prices are beginning to realign," REBGV president, Dave Watt said.  "Although the economic situation in the United States … (0 comments)

vancouver homes for sale: 4 Bedroom Home Renfrew Heights - Vancouver British Columbia - 09/15/08 05:57 PM
• 1,650 sq. ft., 2 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story - $588,000 - Outstanding Value Renfrew Heights Vancouver
 Beautiful, quiet 3 or 4 bedroom house. Sell your car and use transit, skytrain is an easy 5 minute walk away but far enough away to not interfer with enjoying this home!
Has 2nd kitchen in b'smt which could easily accomodate the inlaws if required. This City and Mountain VIEW lot has lane access, includes a bright big sunny deck off the kitchen and a detached workshop/garage! Rich soil for the gardener, and a beautiful well established fig tree, full of fruit.
This … (0 comments)

vancouver homes for sale: Home Inspections are a Good Investment - 09/03/08 09:42 AM
Whether you are buying or selling a home, it's crucial to include a thorough home inspection as part of the process. It might be tempting to save a couple of dollars by passing on a home inspection, however this short sighted approach could end up costing you big time in repairs, such as leaky roof or an unsound foundation. Here are some other reason a home inspection is such a good investment:
Consumers can only see so much on pre-owned homes. A home inspection goes beyond the cosmetic to give buyers a clear look at what's behind the walls. From a … (1 comments)

vancouver homes for sale: Co-op Apartment For Sale in Kerrisdale - Vancouver British Columbia - 08/28/08 09:43 AM
• 820 sq. ft., 1 bath, 2 bdrm 3 story - MLS® $311,000 - Affordable Kerrisdale
Kerrisdale, Vancouver  -  Units are rarely available in this building. This apartment features a spacious and comfortable, 2 bedroom home. Quiet, treed outlook in front with large glass picture window. A separate rear entrance, with a back porch overlooking nice garden with cherry and apple trees. Easy walk to 49th Ave, and close to bus stop. There is lots to enjoy and this quiet West Boulevard apartment offer's a convenient location to live even without a car. Big freshly painted kitchen with new lino. Original hardwood … (0 comments)

 
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