Blog about Vancouver Real Estate Market

Olympic Village Canoe Bridge

Canoe Bridge in Olympic Village crosses the waters of False Creek adjacent to the Tidal Amphitheatre. Since 2009 it has become one of the most photographed structures in Olympic Village False Creek. Designed by PWL Partnership Landscaped Architects the bridge incorporates the immediate surrounding environment. The decks closely spaced metal slats allows sunlight to pass […]

BC Provincial Government Offers Interest Free Loans to 1st Time Homebuyers

The provincial governments interest free loan program has raised some controversy in the already heated Vancouver real estate market. The condo market continues to be very active in the sub $750,000 price category but many first time buyers will be glad the have this program available in January 2017. I have summarized the government mortgage details in my blog. Is it a good or a bad idea for the provincial government to offer this as we approach 2017? Read further to cast your opinion.

 Mount Pleasant condos, townhouses and detached houses had the most activity compared to other neighbourhoods in Vancouver for the month of November. The Vancouver East Side real estate market is performing well in the condo and townhouse sector, however the detached housing sector is having far less activity. Vancouver East Side condo and townhouse prices […]

Olympic Village Condo & Townhouse Market Update – December 2016

The overall Vancouver condo and townhouse market is active up to 1.8 million dollars. In my last month’s market update for Olympic Village I spoke of how the foreign buyer’s tax and new mortgage rules was an added contribution to an already slowing market.  As we approach the end of 2016 there has now been […]

Vancouver Real Estate Market Update – December 2016

As we approach the end of 2016 the Vancouver real estate market continues to settle into a balanced market. The condominium and townhouse sector is the most active with the single family detached housing sector having less demand relative to supply. The benchmark price for both condominiums and townhouses remains unchanged from last month however […]