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2017 BC Budget Good News For First Time Buyers

February 22nd, 2017

Vancouver, BC – February 22, 2017. On the heels of multiple government announcements in 2016 and early 2017, the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) welcomes the latest: an increase in the Property Transfer Tax exemption threshold for first-time buyers, announced in Budget 2017. The increase, to $500,000 from $475,000, takes effect today.

BCREA appreciates this governmen ...

Find Out Where The BC Real Estate Market Is Heading

February 19th, 2017

Economy, Population Growth Support Housing Demand Through 2018 
BCREA 2017 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update

Vancouver, BC – February 17, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2017 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update today.

Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 14.1 per cent to 96, ...

BC Home Sales Return to Historic Average

February 16th, 2017

 

Vancouver, BC – February 15, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 4,487 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January, down 23 per cent from the same period last year. Total sales dollar volume was $2.79 billion, down 36.5 per cent from January 2016. The average MLS® residential price in t ...

Vancouver West Houses 1 2017

February 4th, 2017
2017 January statistics

Attached please find the latest statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

 

The News Release alerts us to a marked reduction last month in Real Estate activity, mostly with detached houses, that puts Metro Vancouver 10.3 percent below its10 year sales average for the month of January. While it is hard to quantify the cooling effect (literally a ...

Vancouver East Houses 1 2017

February 4th, 2017
2017 January statistics

Attached please find the latest statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

 

The News Release alerts us to a marked reduction last month in Real Estate activity, mostly with detached houses, that puts Metro Vancouver 10.3 percent below its10 year sales average for the month of January. While it is hard to quantify the cooling effect (literally a ...

Vancouver East Apartments 1 2017

February 4th, 2017
2017 January statistics

Attached please find the latest statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

 

The News Release alerts us to a marked reduction last month in Real Estate activity, mostly with detached houses, that puts Metro Vancouver 10.3 percent below its10 year sales average for the month of January. While it is hard to quantify the cooling effect (literally and f ...

Vancouver West Apartments 1 2017

February 4th, 2017
2017 January statistics

Attached please find the latest statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

 

The News Release alerts us to a marked reduction last month in Real Estate activity, mostly with detached houses, that puts Metro Vancouver 10.3 percent below its10 year sales average for the month of January. While it is hard to quantify the cooling effect (literally a ...

Vancouver West Townhomes 1 2017

February 4th, 2017
2017 January statistics

Attached please find the latest statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

 

The News Release alerts us to a marked reduction last month in Real Estate activity, mostly with detached houses, that puts Metro Vancouver 10.3 percent below its10 year sales average for the month of January. While it is hard to quantify the cooling effect (literally and f ...

Vancouver East Townhomes 1 2017

February 4th, 2017
2017 January statistics

Attached please find the latest statistics from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.

 

The News Release alerts us to a marked reduction last month in Real Estate activity, mostly with detached houses, that puts Metro Vancouver 10.3 percent below its10 year sales average for the month of January. While it is hard to quantify the cooling effect (literally and f ...

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