Blog about Vancouver Real Estate Market

Macdonald Realty Award of Excellence

Thank you to all of my clients for a fantastic and successful 2022! Macdonald Realty awarded me their highest award for the year and I want to thank all of my clients who continue to work with me – over the decades – and who continue to refer me to their friends and family. This […]

What is going on RIGHT NOW in the Vancouver Real Estate Market?

To sum it up in one sentence would be downward pressure on prices. The next question that usually follows is… How much have prices dropped this year? Prices started to decline in June of 2022. Single-family detached house prices have dropped by approximately 20 percent, townhouses have dropped by approximately 10 to 15 percent and […]

Vancouver Real Estate Market Outlook for 2022

Vancouver Real Estate Outlook for 2022 The year of 2021 was a Sellers market with record activity and rising house prices. The year 2022 will remain a Sellers market through to March 2022 but we expect the activity to slow as we approach the summer months and September through to December calendar months. The driving […]

Half Duplex Vancouver East Side

387 East Woodstock Avenue  Half Duplex   Vancouver Main Street Brand new half duplex featuring 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms with 1705 square feet of interior living space. The entire top floor is a spacious master bedroom measuring 470 square feet with sliding glass doors to a large covered south facing balcony. The builders attention […]

  The Vancouver real estate market has been very active over the past 12 weeks. There has been an upward pressure on prices in townhouses, half duplexes and single family detached homes. Today’s buyers are looking for less densely populated areas, private outdoor spaces and extra rooms to work from home, however, there is downward […]

Vancouver Real Estate Market During COVID-19 Quarantine

The last 12 weeks have been challenging and concerning in all areas of our communities. I have not published any articles since April 16th, 2020. It did not feel right to be posting articles outlining how the Vancouver real estate market was fairing during a pandemic. To me there was a much larger and more […]

Vancouver Real Estate Statistics Amid COVID-19

The information below shows how the current COVID-19 quarantine is affecting our Vancouver real estate market. As we entered March of 2020 the real estate market was very active with most areas transitioning from a Buyers market to a Sellers market. Prices were increasing in the affordability sectors and new listings in sought after locations […]

COVID-19 and the Vancouver Real Estate Market

I have taken the March 2020 sales data from the Vancouver Real Estate Board and broken it down into two categories by date. The first category is the number of sales from March 1st to 17th. The second category is the number of sales from March 17th to March 31st. The data shows the initial […]

From Calm to Storm Overnight (written March 9th 2020)

From a Balanced Market to a Sellers Market in less than 45 Days The first 14 days of 2020 in the Vancouver real state market started off on a positive note. Well priced listings in the affordable price ranges were selling within 14 days at close to asking. Lack of inventory and low interest rates […]

Important Tip When Buying a Vancouver Condo

It’s your third weekend to head out and view 5 new listings that just hit the market on Thursday. There is one listing in the 5 that looks perfect in the photos but it’s your first time going to this particular building. Your real estate agent has told you the building looks good and he […]