Blog about Vancouver Real Estate Market

Is concrete construction better than wood frame?

Many buyers believe that concrete construction is better than wood frame construction. In your Vancouver Condo search, it not always a simple “concrete is better”. One must look at each building individually; if a buyer eliminates all wood frame buildings automatically, they may be missing some great opportunities. Concrete is, in most cases, more expensive […]

Navio at the Creek Phase 2 by Concert

Navio at the creek is Phase 2 of the new development by Concert Properties located in the sub area of Mount Pleasant, bordering Olympic Village. The location is fantastic; in the heart of one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in Vancouver. There is an established and vibrant community which includes cafés, shops, restaurants, businesses and […]

Where is the Vancouver Real Estate Market Today?

The Vancouver real estate market was already in a state of correction when the 15% foreign-buyer tax was implemented. In fact, the market started to slow and correct in mid-June of this year. Sales for the month of July and August have dropped and inventory has increased. 2016 Monthly Absorption Rates Detached Single Family Houses […]

Measuring Condo Square Footage

Is it actually as large as advertised? Maybe not; today’s buyers need to understand true legal square footage when purchasing a Vancouver condo. A condo’s indoor and outdoor square footage are important factors when establishing market value. In fact, the square footage of every strata titled condominium in Vancouver is registered with a legal document […]