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BC Home Sales Trend Higher

BC Home Sales Trend Higher

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province declined 36 per cent to 5,507 units in October compared to the same month last year.

Moderate Rise in Home Sales Forecast

Moderate Rise in Home Sales Forecast

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its Fall Housing Forecast 2010 today.

West Vancouver Local Market

West Vancouver Local Market

Located between the North Shore mountains and the Pacific Ocean, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is a short drive across the Lion’s Gate Bridge from downtown Vancouver.

Housing Activity to Stabilize in 2010-2011

Housing Activity to Stabilize in 2010-2011

After a strong finish to 2009, and a robust first quarter of 2010, housing starts have moderated.

Vancouver

There are two million reasons for high prices in Vancouver

What drives Vancouver’s house prices so relentlessly to levels four times higher than Winnipeg’s, and more than half again what Torontonians pay?

It’s simple, says Tsur Somerville of UBC Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate.

“If you want Winnipeg-level house prices here, all you have to do is tear down the mountains and fill in the ocean.”