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February 2017 Real Estate Market Stats


Low supply continues to limit Metro Vancouver home buyers

VANCOUVER, B.C. - March 2, 2017 Reluctance amongst Metro Vancouver* home sellers is impacting sale and price activity throughout the region’s housing market.

Residential home sales in the region totalled 2,425 in February 2017. This is a 41.9 per cent decrease from the record 4,172 homes sold in February 2016 and an increase of 59.2 per cent compared to January 2017 when 1,523 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 7.7 per cent below the 10-year February sales average.

Click here for complete report: February 2017 REBGV Stats Package



January 2017 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver housing market off to a quieter start than last year

VANCOUVER, B.C. - February 2, 2017 Home sales and listings trends are below long-term averages in the Metro Vancouver* housing market. This is due largely to reduced activity in the detached home market.

Residential property sales in the region totalled 1,523 in January 2017, a 39.5 per cent decrease from the 2,519 sales recorded in January 2016 and an 11.1 per cent decrease compared to December 2016 when 1,714 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 10.3 per cent below our 10-year January sales average.

Click here for complete report: January 2017 REBGV Stats Package



December 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


A heated year for Metro Vancouver real estate draws to a close

VANCOUVER, B.C. - January 4, 2017 The Metro Vancouver* housing market had its third highest selling year on record in 2016, behind only 2015 and 2005.

Sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in the region reached 39,943 in 2016, a 5.6 per cent decrease from the 42,326 sales recorded in 2015, and a 20.6 per cent increase over the 33,116 residential sales in 2014.

Click here for complete report: December 2016 REBGV Stats Package



November 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sales and listings just below 10-year average

VANCOUVER, B.C. - December 2, 2016 Home buyer and seller activity remains near historical averages in the Metro Vancouver* housing market.

Residential home sales in the region totalled 2,214 in November 2016, a decrease of 0.9 per cent from the 2,233 sales recorded in October 2016 and a decrease of 37.2 per cent compared to November 2015 when 3,524 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 7.6 per cent below the 10-year sales average for the month.

Click here for complete report: November 2016 REBGV Stats Package



October 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyers and sellers face changing market dynamics

VANCOUVER, B.C. - November 2, 2016 Reduced home sale and listing activity are changing market dynamics in communities across Metro Vancouver*.

Residential property sales in the region totalled 2,233 in October 2016, a 38.8 per cent decrease from the 3,646 sales recorded in October 2015 and a 0.9 per cent decrease compared to September 2016 when 2,253 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 15 per cent below the 10-year October sales average.

Click here for complete report: October 2016 REBGV Stats Package



September 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyers and sellers face changing market dynamics

VANCOUVER, B.C. - October 04, 2016 Metro Vancouver* home sales dipped below the 10- year monthly sales average last month.

Metro Vancouver home sales totalled 2,253 in September 2016, a decrease of 32.6 per cent from the 3,345 sales recorded in September 2015 and a decrease of 9.5 per cent compared to August 2016 when 2,489 homes sold.

Click here for complete report: September 2016 REBGV Stats Package



August 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home sales return to typical August levels

VANCOUVER, B.C. - September 02, 2016 - For the second straight month, home buyer demand in Metro Vancouver* moved off of the record-breaking pace seen earlier this year and returned to more typical levels.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver totalled 2,489 in August 2016, a decline of 26 per cent compared to the 3,362 sales in August 2015; 10.2 per cent less than the 2,771 sales in August 2014; and one per cent less than the 2,514 sales in August 2013. August 2016 sales also represent a 22.8 per cent decline compared to last month’s sales.

Click here for complete report: August 2016 REBGV Stats Package



July 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sales move off of record-breaking pace in July

VANCOUVER, B.C. - August 03, 2016 Metro Vancouver* homes sales resembled more typical levels in July.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 3,226 in July 2016, a decrease of 18.9 per cent from the 3,978 sales recorded in July 2015 and a decrease of 26.7 per cent compared to June 2016 when 4,400 homes sold.

Click here for complete report: July 2016 REBGV Stats Package



June 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyers remain active across Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, B.C. - July 05, 2016 - Home buyers continue to compete for homes listed for sale across the Metro Vancouver housing market.

Residential property sales in the region totalled 4,400 in June 2016, an increase of 0.6 per cent from the 4,375 sales recorded in June 2015 and a decrease of 7.7 per cent compared to May 2016 when 4,769 homes sold.

Click here for complete report: June 2016 REBGV Stats Package



May 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Demand remains elevated across the Metro Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - June 02, 2016 Metro Vancouver* homes continue to sell at an unprecedented rate in communities across the region

Residential property sales on the region's Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) totalled 4,769 in May 2016, an increase of 17.6 per cent from the 4,056 sales recorded in May 2015 and a decrease of 0.3 per cent compared to April 2016 when 4,781 homes sold.

Click here for complete report: May 2016 REBGV Stats Package



April 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sales remain at record levels across Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER, B.C. - May 03, 2016 Last month was the highest selling April on record for Metro Vancouver.*

Residential property sales in the region totalled 4,781 in April 2016, an increase of 14.4 per cent from the 4,179 sales recorded in April 2015 and a decrease of 7.6 per cent compared to March 2016 when 5,173 homes sold.

Click here for complete report: April 2016 REBGV Stats Package



March 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


March sales set an all-time record

VANCOUVER, B.C. - April 04, 2016 Metro Vancouver* home sales eclipsed 5,000 in March for the first time on record.

Residential property sales in the region totalled 5,173 in March 2016, an increase of 27.4 per cent from the 4,060 sales recorded in March 2015 and an increase of 24 per cent compared to February 2016 when 4,172 homes sold.

Click here for complete report: March 2016 REBGV Stats Package



February 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home buyers set a record pace in February 

VANCOUVER, B.C. - March 02, 2016 Last month was the highest selling February on record for the Metro Vancouver* housing market.

Residential property sales in the region totalled 4,172 in February 2016, an increase of 36.3 per cent from the 3,061 sales recorded in February 2015 and an increase of 65.6 per cent compared to January 2016 when 2,519 homes sold. 

Click here for complete report: February 2016 REBGV Stats Package



January 2016 Real Estate Market Stats


Homer buyers competition keeps home sellers in the driver's seat 

VANCOUVER, B.C. - February 02, 2016 Home buyer activity remains at near record levels across the Metro Vancouver housing market.

Residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 2,519 in January 2016, an increase of 31.7 per cent from the 1,913 sales recorded in January 2015 and a 10.9 per cent decline compared to December 2015 when 2,827 home sales occurred.

Click here for complete report: January 2016 REBGV Stats Package



December 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home sales set an all-time record in 2015 

VANCOUVER, B.C. - January 5, 2016 In a year when the number of homes listed for sale was below historical averages, actual home sales in Metro Vancouver set a new record.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that 2015 home sales were the highest annual total in REBGV history. This was powered early in the year by four straight months with more than 4,000 sales a month from March to June, another first for REBGV.

Click here for complete report: December 2015 REBGV Stats Package



November 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Housing demand remains strong despite diminishing supply 

VANCOUVER, B.C. - December 2, 2015 Home sales reached near record levels in November even as home listings began the traditional year-end decline.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 3,524 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2015. This represents a 40.1 per cent increase compared to the 2,516 sales recorded in November 2014, and a 3.3 per cent decrease compared to the 3,646 sales in October 2015.

Click here for complete report: November 2015 REBGV Stats Package



October 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home buyers push October sales above long-term averages

VANCOUVER, B.C. - November 3, 2015 Home buyers remain active across Metro Vancouver despite a reduced supply of homes for sale.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in *Metro Vancouver reached 3,646 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October 2015. This represents a 19.3 per cent increase compared to the 3,057 sales recorded in October 2014, and a 9 per cent increase compared to the 3,345 sales in September 2015.

Click here for complete report: October 2015 REBGV Stats Package



September 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home buyers compete for fewer home listings 

VANCOUVER, B.C. - October 2, 2015 Conditions continue to favour home sellers across *Metro Vancouver’s housing market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 3,345 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September 2015. This represents a 14.5 per cent increase compared to the 2,922 sales recorded in September 2014, and a 0.5 per cent decrease compared to the 3,362 sales in August 2015.

Click here for complete report: September 2015 REBGV Stats Package



August 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Competition continues to drive Metro Vancouver's housing market 

VANCOUVER, B.C. - September 2, 2015 Metro Vancouver* home buyers spent the summer months searching for their next home. Between June and August, home sales were between 25 and 30 per cent above the ten-year sales average.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 3,362 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August 2015. This represents a 21.3 per cent increase compared to the 2,771 sales recorded in August 2014, and a decrease of 15.5 per cent compared to the 3,978 sales in July 2015.

Click here for complete report: August 2015 REBGV Stats Package



July 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Summer heat doesn't slow home buyer activity

VANCOUVER, B.C. - August 5, 2015 Metro Vancouver home sales were more than a third above the 10-year average in July, while the number of homes listed for sale continues to trend below recent years. 

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver* reached 3,978 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July 2015. This represents a 30 per cent increase compared to the 3,061 sales recorded in July 2014, and a decrease of 9.1 per cent compared to the 4,375 sales in June 2015.

Click here for complete report: July 2015 REBGV Stats Package



June 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home sales set record pace in June

VANCOUVER, B.C. - July 3, 2015 Last month was the highest selling June, and the second highest overall monthly total, on record for the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).

The REBGV reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver* reached 4,375 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June 2015. This represents a 28.4 per cent increase compared to the 3,406 sales recorded in June 2014, and an increase of 7.9 per cent compared to the 4,056 sales in May 2015.

Click here for complete report: June 2015 REBGV Stats Package



May 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home sales surpass 4,000 for third consecutive month

VANCOUVER, B.C. - June 2, 2015 It continues to be a competitive spring market for Metro Vancouver home buyers. This competition continues to put upward pressure on home prices, particularly in the detached home market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 4,056 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2015. This represents a 23.4 per cent increase compared to the 3,286 sales recorded in May 2014, and a decrease of 2.9 per cent compared to the 4,179 sales in April 2015.

Click here for complete report: May 2015 REBGV Stats Package



April 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyer demand outpacing supply across the Metro Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - May 4, 2015 Strong home buyer demand coupled with below average home listing activity has created seller's market conditions within the Metro Vancouver* housing market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 4,179 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April 2015. This represents a 37 per cent increase compared to the 3,050 sales recorded in April 2014, and a 2.9 per cent increase compared to the 4,060 sales in March 2015.

Click here for complete report: April 2015 REBGV Stats Package



March 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home buyers out in force in March

VANCOUVER, B.C. - April 2, 2015 - Demand continued to rise across Metro Vancouver's housing market in March.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 4,060 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2015. This represents a 53.7 per cent increase compared to the 2,641 sales recorded in March 2014, and a 32.6 per cent increase compared to the 3,061 sales in February 2015.

Click here for complete report: March 2015 REBGV Stats Package



February 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyers remain active despite reduced selection

VANCOUVER, B.C. - March 3, 2015 Conditions within the Metro Vancouver* housing market continued to strengthen in February as home sale and listing totals came in well above the region’s ten-year average for the month. 

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,061 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February 2015. This represents a 21 per cent increase compared to the 2,530 sales recorded in February 2014, and a 60 per cent increase compared to the 1,913 sales in January 2015.

Click here for complete report: February 2015 REBGV Stats Package



January 2015 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyers remain active despite reduced selection

VANCOUVER, B.C. - February 3, 2015 The first month of 2015 saw home sale activity above historical norms, while the number of homes listed for sale trended below typical levels.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,913 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2015. This represents an 8.7 per cent increase compared to the 1,760 sales recorded in January 2014, and a 9.6 per cent decline compared to the 2,116 sales in December 2014.

Click here for complete report: January 2015 REBGV Stats Package



December 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sale and listing activity reach historical norms in 2014

VANCOUVER, B.C. - January 5, 2014 - It was a typical year for the Metro Vancouver housing market in certain respects. The region’s home sale and listing totals for 2014 both rank fifth when compared against the past 10 years of activity, while home prices increased.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2014 reached 33,116, a 16.1 per cent increase from the 28,524 sales recorded in 2013, and a 32.3 per cent increase over the 25,032 residential sales in 2012.

Click here for complete report: December 2014 REBGV Stats Package



November 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home sales remain strong

VANCOUVER, B.C. - December 2, 2014 - Home buyers in Metro Vancouver remained active in November, a month that is traditionally a quieter time of year for real estate.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 2,516 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2014. This represents an 8.4 per cent increase compared to the 2,321 sales in November 2013, and a 17.7 per cent decline compared to the 3,057 sales in October 2014.

Click here for complete report: November 2014 REBGV Stats Package



October 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver home sales above average in October

VANCOUVER, B.C. - November 4, 2014 - Home sales in the Metro Vancouver* housing market continue to outpace long-term average for this time of year.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,057 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October 2014. This represents a 14.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,661 sales in October 2013, and a 4.6 per cent increase over the 2,922 sales in September 2014.

Click here for complete report: October 2014 REBGV Stats Package



September 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sales activity picks up the pace in September

VANCOUVER, B.C. - October 2, 2014 - Home buyers were active in Metro Vancouver last month, with home sales well exceeding the 10-year average for September.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,922 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September 2014. This represents a 17.7 per cent increase compared to the 2,483 sales in September 2013, and a 5.4 per cent increase over the 2,771 sales in August 2014.

Click here for complete report: September 2014 REBGV Stats Package



August 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Housing market activity follows 10-year August average

VANCOUVER, B.C. - September 3, 2014 - The Metro Vancouver housing market experienced steady home sale, listing, and pricing trends for the month of August.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,771 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August 2014. This represents a 10.2 per cent increase compared to the 2,514 sales recorded in August 2013, and a 9.5 per cent decline compared to the 3,061 sales in July 2014.

Click here for complete report: August 2014 REBGV Stats Package



July 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyers continue to slightly outpace sellers, but not by much

VANCOUVER, B.C. - August 5, 2014 The Greater Vancouver housing market continues to see slightly elevated demand from home buyers, steady levels of supply from home sellers and incremental gains in home values depending on the area and property type.


The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,061 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July 2014. This represents a 3.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,946 sales recorded in July 2013, and a 10.1 per cent decline compared to the 3,406 sales in June 2014.

Click here for complete report: July 2014 REBGV Stats Package



June 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Buyer demand increases while home prices edge up

VANCOUVER, B.C. - July 3, 2014 The Greater Vancouver housing market enters the summer season with home buyer activity on the rise.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,406 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June 2014. This represents a 28.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,642 sales recorded in June 2013, and a 3.7 per cent increase compared to the 3,286 sales in May 2014.

Click here for complete report: June 2014 REBGV Stats Package



May 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Home buyer demand increases across Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - June 3, 2014 An increase in home buyer demand put Greater Vancouver in the upper reaches of a balanced real estate market in May.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,286 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2014. This represents a 14 per cent increase compared to the 2,882 sales recorded in May 2013, and a 7.7 per cent increase compared to the 3,050 sales in April 2014.

Click here for complete report: May 2014 REBGV Stats Package



April 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Spring buyers and sellers emerge in the Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - May 2, 2014 - Home buyers and sellers became more active in the Greater Vancouver housing market in April.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,050 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April 2014. This represents a 16.1 per cent increase compared to the 2,627 sales recorded in April 2013, and a 15.5 per cent increase compared to the 2,641 sales in March 2014. 

Click here for complete report: April 2014 REBGV Stats Package



March 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sales and listing activity continue to chart a steady path for the region's housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - April 2, 2014 March home sales in Greater Vancouver outpaced last year’s total yet lagged the region’s historical average for the month.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,641 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2014. This represents a 12.5 per cent increase compared to the 2,347 sales recorded in March 2013, and a 4.4 per cent increase compared to the 2,530 sales in February 2014. 

Click here for complete report: March 2014 REBGV Stats Package



February 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sales and listings continue to follow historical averages

VANCOUVER, B.C. - March 4, 2014 In the first two months of 2014, the Greater Vancouver housing market has maintained the steady pace set throughout 2013.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,530 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February 2014. This represents a 40.8 per cent increase compared to the 1,797 sales recorded in February 2013, and a 43.8 per cent increase compared to the 1,760 sales in January 2014. 

Click here for complete report: February 2014 REBGV Stats Package



January 2014 Real Estate Market Stats


Steady trends continue in the Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - February 4, 2014 The first month of 2014 saw home sale and listing totals outpace historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. 

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,760 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2014. This represents a 30.3 per cent increase compared to the 1,351 sales recorded in January 2013, and a 9.9 per cent decline compared to the 1,953 sales in December 2013. 

Click here for complete report: January 2014 REBGV Stats Package



December 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Metro Vancouver housing market characterized by modest home sale and price increase in 2013

VANCOUVER, B.C. - January 3, 2014 The Greater Vancouver housing market maintained a consistent balance between demand and supply throughout 2013.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2013 reached 28,524, a 14 per cent increase from the 25,032 sales recorded in 2012, and an 11.9 per cent decrease from the 32,390 residential sales in 2011. 

Click here for complete report: December 2013 REBGV Stats Package



November 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Steady trends continue in the Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - December 3, 2013 Consistent home sale and listing activity has allowed balanced market conditions to prevail in the Greater Vancouver housing market for most of 2013.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,321 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2013. This represents a 37.7 per cent increase compared to the 1,686 sales recorded in November 2012, and a 12.8 per cent decline compared to the 2,661 sales in October 2013. 

Click here for complete report: November 2013 REBGV Stats Package



October 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Balanced conditions continue in the Greater Vancouver housing

VANCOUVER, B.C. - November 4, 2013 - Home buyer and seller activity continues to mirror historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. These trends have helped keep the region in a balanced state for the last nine months.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,661 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October 2013. This is a 37.8 per cent increase compared to the 1,931 sales recorded in October 2012, and a 7.2 per cent increase from the 2,483 sales recorded in September 2013. 

Click here for complete report: October 2013 REBGV Stats Package



September 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Sale and listing activity continues to follow historical averages

VANCOUVER, B.C. - October 2, 2013 - Home buyer and seller activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market continues to far outpace 2012, yet is in line with the region’s 10-year averages.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,483 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in September 2013. This represents a 63.8 per cent increase compared to the 1,516 sales recorded in September 2012, and a 1.2 per cent decline compared to the 2,514 sales in August 2013. 

Click here for complete report: September 2013 REBGV Stats Package



August 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


The summer housing market remains active in Greater Vancouver

VANCOUVER, B.C. - September 4, 2013 - August activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market finished well above last year’s pace and slightly below the 10-year average for the month.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,514 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in August 2013. This represents a 52.5 per cent increase compared to the 1,649 sales recorded in August 2012, and a 14.7 per cent decline compared to the 2,946 sales in July 2013.

Click here for complete report: August 2013 REBGV Stats Package



July 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


July home sales activity increases in Greater Vancouver

VANCOUVER, B.C. - August 2, 2013 - Sunny weather didi not slow the pace of home sale activity in July. Last month was the highest selling month of the year in Greater Vancouver and the highest selling July since 2009.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,946 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July 2013. This represents a 40.4 per cent increase compared to the 2,098 sales recorded in July 2012, and an 11.5 per cent increase compared to the 2,642 sales in June 2013.

Click here for complete report:  July 2013 REBGV Stats Package



June 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Balanced conditions provide a stable backdrop for today's home buyers and sellers

VANCOUVER, B.C. - July 3, 2013 - The Greater Vancouver housing market continues to maintain a relative balance between the number of homes for sale and the number of people looking to purchase a home in the region today.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,642 on the  Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June 2013. This represents an 11.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,362 sales recorded in June 2012, and an 8.3 per cent decline compared to the 2,882 sales in May 2013.

Click here for complete report: June 2013 REBGV Stats Package



May 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Spring months bring balance to Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - June 4, 2013 - While the number of home sales in Greater Vancouver continued to trend below the 10-year average in May, the balance of sales and listings meant continued market stability this spring.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,882 on the  Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2013. This represents a one per cent increase compared to the 2,853 sales recorded in May 2012, and a 9.7 per cent increase compared to the 2,627 sales in April 2013.

Click here for complete report: May 2013 REBGV Stats Package



April 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Spring delivers greater balance to Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - May 2, 2013 - A closer relationship between home buyer demand and the supply of homes for sale has been having a stabilizing impact on home prices in the Greater Vancouver housing market over the last three months.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,627 on the  Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April 2013. This represents a 6.1 per cent decrease compared to the 2,799 sales recorded in April 2012, and an 11.9 per cent increase compared to the 2,347 sales in March 2013.

Click here for complete report: April 2013 REBGV Stats Package



March 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sale activity improves but remains below historical averages

VANCOUVER, B.C. - April 3, 2013 - Lower levels of both supply and demand in recent months are holding home prices in check in the Greater Vancouver housing market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,347 on the  Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in March 2013. This represents an 18.3 per cent decrease compared to the 2,874 sales recorded in March 2012, and a 30.6 per cent increase compared to the 1,797 sales in February 2013.

Click here for complete report: March 2013 REBGV Stats Package



February 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sales continue at below average pace

VANCOUVER, B.C. - March 4, 2013 - Home sales activity has trended below historical averages for a full year in the Greater Vancouver housing market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,797 on the  Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February 2013. This represents a 29.4 per cent decrease compared to the 2,545 sales recorded in February 2012, and a 33 per cent increase compared to the 1,351 sales in January 2013.

Click here for complete report:  February 2013 REBGV Stats Package



January 2013 Real Estate Market Stats


January home sales remain quiet

VANCOUVER, B.C. - February 4, 2013 - Home buyer demand remains below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. This has led some home sellers to remove their homes from the market in recent months.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,351 on the  Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2013. This represents a 14.3 per cent decrease compared to the 1,577 sales recorded in January 2012, and an 18.3 per cent increase compared to the 1,142 sales in December 2012.

Click here for complete report:   January 2013 REBGV Stats Package



December 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Prices hold firm as home buyers and sellers conclude 2012 from the sidelines

VANCOUVER, B.C. - January 3, 2013 - The Greater Vancouver housing market experienced below average home sale totals, typical home listing activity and modest declines in home prices in 2012.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2012 reached 25,032, a 22.7 per cent decline from the 32,387 sales recorded in 2011, and an 18.2 per cent decrease from the 30,595 residential sales in 2010. Last year's home sale total was 25.7 per cent below the ten-year average for annual Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) sales in the region.

Click here for complete report:  December 2012 REBGV Stats Package



November 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Greater Vancouver residential property sale and listing activity below 10-year average in November

VANCOUVER, B.C. - December 4, 2012 - Over the past six months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has seen a reduction in the number of homes listed for sale, a gradual moderation in home prices and a decrease in property sales compared to historical averages.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 1,686 on the region's Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in November, a 28.6 per cent decline compared to the 2,360 sales in November 2011 and a 12.7 per cent decline compared to the 1,931 home sales in October 2012.

Click here for complete report: November 2012 REBGV Stats Package



October 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Housing market see slight changes in October

VANCOUVER, B.C. - November 2, 2012 - The Greater Vancouver housing market saw a slight increase in the number of home sales, a slight reduction in the number of listings, and a slight decrease in home prices in October compared to the summer months. With those changes, the sales-to-active-listings ratio increased to 11 per cent in October from 8 per cent in September.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports 1,931 residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties on the region's Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in October, a 16.7 per cent decline compared to the 2,317 sales in October 2011 and a 27.4 per cent increase compared to the 1,516 home sales in September 2012.

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September 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Conditions continue to favour buyers in the Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - October 2, 2012 - The summer of 2012 drew to a close in September with home sale activity well below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 1,516 in September, a 32.5 per cent decline compared to the 2,246 sales in September 2011 and an 8.1 per cent decline compared to the 1,649 sales in August 2012.

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August 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Home sellers continue to outnumber buyers in Greater Vancouver's summer housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - September 5, 2012 - Home sale activity remained below long-term averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market in August.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 1,649 in August, a 30.7 per cent decline compared to the 2,378 sales in August 2011 and a 21.4 per cent decline compared to the 2,098 sales in July 2012.

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July 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Greater Vancouver housing market hits summer lull

VANCOUVER, B.C. - August 2, 2012 - Residential property sales in Greater Vancouver remained at a 10-year low in July, while the number of properties being listed for sale continued to edge down and prices remained relatively stable.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that there were 2,098 residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in July. That's 18.4 per cent decline compared to the 2,571 sales in July 2011 and an 11.2 per cent decline compared to the previous month's 2,362 sales.

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June 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Greater Vancouver housing market favoured buyers in June

VANCOUVER, B.C. - July 4, 2012 - The number of residential property sales hit a 10-year low in Greater Vancouver for June, while prices remained relatively stable.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 2,362 in June, a 27.6 per cent decline compared to the 3,262 sales in June 2011 and a 17.2 per cent decline compared to the 2,853 sales in May 2012.

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May 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Spring activity remains balanced in the Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - June 4, 2012 - The number of properties listed for sale continued to increase in the Greater Vancouver housing market in May. The number of sales decreased year over year, but remained relatively constant compared to recent months.

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April 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Greater Vancouver housing market maintains a steady spring pace

VANCOUVER, B.C. - May 2, 2012 - Home sale and listing activity has maintained a consistent pace on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Greater Vancouver in recent months, which has helped create balanced conditions for the region's housing market.

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March 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Increased selection helps maintain balance in Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - April 3, 2012 - Home sales in March trended below the 10-year average in Greater Vancouver while home listing activity outpaced what’s typical for the month.

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February 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Greater Vancouver housing market trends near long-term averages as spring market approaches

VANCOUVER, B.C. - March 2, 2012 - Closer alignment between home buyer and seller activity helped bring greater balance to the Greater Vancouver housing market in February.

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January 2012 Real Estate Market Stats


Selection broadens and demand eases to kick off 2012 in the Greater Vancouver housing market

VANCOUVER, B.C. - February 6, 2012 - Greater Vancouver home sellers were more active than buyers in January and overall home prices, according to the new MLS® Home Price Index (MLS® HPI), continued to experience more stability and less fluctuation compared to the beginning of 2011.

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