Real Estate SnapShot

Commercial real estate sales reach a five-year high in the Lower Mainland

(March 20, 2017)

Demand for land helped commercial real estate sales and dollar volume reach five-year highs in the Lower Mainland in 2016, according to data from Commercial Edge, a commercial real estate system operated by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).

There were 2,848 commercial real estate sales in the Lower Mainland in 2016, a 21 per cent increase over the 2,353 sales in 2015.Commercial re... read more.

A heated year for Metro Vancouver real estate draws to a close 

(January 04, 2017)

VANCOUVER, BC – January 4, 2017 – The Metro Vancouver* housing market had its third highest selling year on record in 2016, behind only 2015 and 2005.

Sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in the region reached 39,943 in 2016, a 5.6 per cent decrease from the 42,326 sales recorded in 2015, and a 20.6 per cent increase over the 33,116 residential sales in 2014. 

“It was an eventful year... read more.

Daniel Yu named Top 30 under 30 in Canada

(December 20, 2016)

Thank You to REP Real Estate Professional Magazine for including Daniel Yu of RE/MAX Real Estate Services in the 30 under 30 Cover Feature.


Strata Solutions: Eight Tips for Winding Up a Strata

(December 05, 2016)

It has become easier to dissolve your strata and sell your condo building to developers, but there are pitfalls involved. Here we have eight essential tips, prepared by the legal experts Lawson Lundell LLP on behalf of FirstService Residential

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December 5, 2016

On July 28, 2016, new amendments to the Strata Property Act came into eff... read more.

Home sales and listings just below 10-year average

(December 02, 2016)

Home buyer and seller activity remains near historical averages in the Metro Vancouver housing market.

Residential home sales in the region totalled 2,214 in November 2016, a decrease of 0.9 per cent from the 2,233 sales recorded in October 2016 and a decrease of 37.2 per cent compared to November 2015 when 3,524 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 7.6 per cent below the 10-year sales average for th... read more.