Be in the know in 2020! Metro Vancouver real estate blog 

Mindless Monday Video - One man's trash is another man's treasure

Posted on Nov 17, 2020

For 34 years, New York Sanitation worker, Nelson Molina collected items in the trash on his route in East Harlem. Over 45,000 items, all catalogued and organized on the second floor of the M11 garage. Nelson retired from the job in 2015, but comes to the garage routinely to check in on his "museum."

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Downtown condo & townhome inventory flattens in October after months of rising

Posted on Nov 04, 2020

October saw the Vancouver downtown condo and townhouse market being “balanced” overall. When compared to September inventory rose by 0%, sales decreased by 8%, and sale prices rose by 2%.

Individual downtown neighbourhoods resulted in Coal Harbour returning to a “buyers” market in October, while the West End, and Yaletown were “balanced”.

How do we...

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Condo inventory, numbers of sales, and price index dip in Kitsilano in October

Posted on Nov 04, 2020

Kitsilano’s condo market was very active in October yet saw inventory, sales, and the MLS price index decrease when compared to September.

Condo inventory had been increasing until September but decreased by 11% when compered to October. Sales like inventory peaked in September and decreased by 10% month to month. The MLS HPI price index for Kits c...

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Protect Yourself: Strata Deductible Review Reminder 

Posted on Nov 04, 2020

Many Strata Annual General Meetings are coming up over the next few months presenting an ideal opportunity for strata lot owners to verify that their home owner insurance policy water deductible coverage matches that of the strata corporation's master building policy and if not advise their insurance broker immediately.

The BC Strata Property Act r...

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Kitsilano leading Westside activity for condos and townhomes ... again.

Posted on Oct 05, 2020

Kitsilano’s condo and townhouse market remained the most active of all Westside neighbourhoods for the fourth consecutive month in September and remains a "Seller's" market.

Quick stats for the month:

  • Condo sales were up by 28%, inventory increased by 9%, and median sale prices were up by 4% when compared to August. 

  • Townhome sales were down by 31%, i...

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Burnaby condo market strengthens in August while SFU sees record high inventory

Posted on Sep 06, 2020

The Burnaby condo and townhouse market saw inventory, sales, and sale prices climb in August as summer approaches its end. Historically low interest rates, an improving labour market, and increased consumer confidance are all contributing to a rebounding real estate sector across the lower Mainland.

The Burnaby Mountain/SFU area however is still in...

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