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Mixed Messages!

Posted on Sep 27, 2017

The fall market is meandering along with many different stories depending on property type, location and price point!

Condo`s and Townhouse continue to be strong but have simmered from the frenzied spring market! Detached homes are moving well in areas where the price points are still under a million dollars! Homes priced in the upper end have slowe...

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Busy Spring!

Posted on May 15, 2017



The spring market is once again in full swing with very strong activity in the condo and townhouse sectors! Detached homes are also moving steady with more activity in the lower price points! 

It would appear that the relative unaffordability of detached homes has caused a major push into the more affordable strata market! We have seen fairly signifi...

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Transition !

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

The market continues to be in transition particularly where detached properties are concerned. Affordability and financing approvals are proving to be a challenge which explains why we are seeing such strong activity in the affordable townhouse and condo segments of the market!

The rental market in the Vancouver area has also seen a significant shif...

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Stabilizing !

Posted on Feb 10, 2017

 

As you can see from the above graph showing number of sales by property type.Detached Homes, Townhomes and Condo`s have all evened out to roughly the same sales volume. Unlike last year at this time when Detached Properties were far outselling strata ! 

Strata properties are currently very active with many seeing multiple offers and brisk activity.It...

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2017 Begins!

Posted on Jan 06, 2017



2016 finished as having the highest sales on record in the Fraser Valley ! It was an interesting year to say the least with a huge boost in prices occurring during the first 6 months and a subsequent cooling in the latter half of the year.

After the dust has settled most properties experienced a net increase of at least 20% ! As you can see from the...

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In Transition!

Posted on Oct 14, 2016

The market is currently undergoing a significant transition from the lofty highs of earlier this year!

The combination of the 15% buyer tax and recent changes imposed by the federal government on high ratio mortgages and foreign investment have completely dampened an already slowing market!

Prices are softening and we have already seen evidence of a...

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