Blog about Vancouver Real Estate Market

Mount Pleasant Condo and Townhouse News

Mt Pleasant condos and townhouses for sale in Vancouver are selling within days of being listed. The neighbourhood is the largest of all the 16 sub areas / neighbourhoods on the East Side of Vancouver and is now the center of the city for Vancouverites. This is a driving force for many young professionals and […]

Vancouver Real Estate Market the Good and the Not So Good

Pricing, property type and of course location, are key factors in determining where the most real estate activity is taking place. The latest data shows that the number of sales for Vancouver is down by 30% from March of 2017. The 30% decrease in volume has a loud ring of negativity, however, property sales in […]

856 E 14th Avenue Vancouver BC V5T 2N6 Located in the heart of Mount Pleasant on a beautiful tree lined street is a spacious completely remodeled 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom single family house on a 33 x 112 foot lot. Asking price is $1,999,000   856 East 14th Avenue is unique with respect to its […]

Mount Pleasant Half Duplex This new listing has a wonderful and sought after character design with an interior space of 1858 square feet over 3 levels with an added bonus of a self contained 2 bedroom suite on the lower level. This is a rare offering simply because of the large interior space, self contained […]

The Vancouver Real Estate Market News for March 19th 2018

The Vancouver real estate market is responding to the new mortgage rules and new government taxes. There are two very different markets out there when it comes to activity,  detached houses and condominium / townhouse sector. If these two markets were two square off in a challenge the detached houses would lose to the condominium […]

Mount Pleasant and Olympic Village – the best of the old and new Located in Mount Pleasant and just 30 steps from Olympic Village. I guess you could say right in the middle of the older more historic neighbourhood of Mount Pleasant and the new vibrant neighbourhood of Olympic Village. Suite 809 – 108 East […]

New Listing at 1045 East 17th Avenue Vancouver – Asking Price $1,999,000 Wonderful single family home located in the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. The new listing at 1045 E 17th Avenue sits on a 49.50 by 122 foot lot zoned RS-1S and is situated across the street from Sunnyside Park and Charles Dickens Elementary School. The […]

Vancouver Real Estate Market in 2017

What Happened in the 2017 Vancouver Real Estate Market The 2017 Vancouver real estate market was another busy year with condominium sales outpacing the detached houses. Affordability is the key factor driving the Vancouver condo sales volume.  The benchmark price gap between condos and detached houses in 2017 is approximately 41 percent. This makes it […]

New 2018 Mortgage Rule “Stress Test”

The new mortgage rule comes into effect January 1st, 2018; it affects purchasers with over 20 percent down. The term Stress Test checks buyer’s ability to withstand future interest rate hikes. For example, a buyer is seeking pre-approval at a current 5-year rate at 3.09 percent; they will have to be approved at a 2 percent increase […]

Solo OC1 Georgia Strait Crossing

Thank you so much for your donations. We raised $3,343.00 for Charles Dickens Elementary School. I wrote a short recap to Phil who is a friend and who also donated to the event. I thought I would share it with everyone who would like to know more about the final two days leading up to […]