Category Archives: Real Estate News

Most up-to-date Vancouver real estate news by Realtor Sebastian Albrecht.

April 2015 in the Vancouver Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

The spring markets continued strong this month.  Low inventory levels are driving prices up, and bidding wars are common.   “The supply of homes for sale today in the region is not meeting the demand we’re seeing from home buyers. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Coal Harbour Tulips

While the skies may be grey, spring is springing all around us.  This fantastic shot was taken by John Pastor; check out more of his work here!

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Vancouver Housing Market Update: March 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

 The sun is out, and the markets are bustling!  Buyers are swarming the market, meaning fast closings and multiple offers.  REBGV President Darcy McLeod: “We’re seeing strong competition amongst home buyers today.  This is leading to more multiple offer situations … Continue reading

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New Listing: 2516 W. 8th Avenue – Kitsilano Townhome!

This beautiful townhome won’t last long on the market!  A beautiful two floor, two bedroom, three bathroom home.  Main floor features open concept living/dining and kitchen, as well as a powder room.   This home is part of a character … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu for Shelter: Help Me Raise Money for the DTES!

67% of Canadians say they personally know a woman who has experienced abuse and one in three teenagers have reported dating violence. Every night in Canada more than 3,000 women and their 2,500 children stay in a shelter to escape … Continue reading

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Business of the Month: Brassneck Brewery

With warmer weather just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about watering holes for the summer.  Here’s one to keep in mind for sure: Brassneck Brewery, at Main and 6th.  Opened just over a year ago, they’re committed … Continue reading

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Vancouver Housing Market Update: February 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s officially spring.  How do I know that?  I heard the first lawnmower of the year in my neighbourhood yesterday.  Does that seem a little early to you?  Well, the markets are picking up quickly as well.  Here’s a look … Continue reading

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The Dropping Dollar: What does it mean for Vancouver Real Estate?

The Canadian dollar is continuing to slide down.  Driven by the plummeting price of oil, it’s down to 0.79 USD, and economists predict it will continue to drop further.  That’s below 0.80 USD, the lowest since 2009.  This will have … Continue reading

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Vancouver Housing Market – January 2015 Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

 January was an active month in Vancouver real estate.  With listings down around 14% (from December) in the GVRD overall, but people still wanting to purchase, sales are becoming quite competitive.  Ray Harris, REBGV president, said “While demand remains stead, … Continue reading

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New Listing! 3 E 60th Avenue – SOUTH VANCOUVER

This new listing is a dream come true if you have a project in mind.  A home built in the sixties, on a corner lot at 60th and Ontario.  Build new or take on an ambitious renovation project – either … Continue reading

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