May 2007 30

April housing sales pick up, listing activity swells

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Here is the news from the Real Estate Board of Vancouver, B.C. May 2, 2007.

"So far, the constants our market has experienced over the past five years are holding strong in 2007. We're still in one of the best markets real estate has ever had in Greater Vancouver. Sales are higher than historical norms and homes are selling very quickly, usually with multiple-offers."

"Last month, the average days a property spent on market dropped again, down to 39 days, compared to 43 days in March, 49 days in February, and 56 days in January."

"There were a couple of surprises in April's market, particularly in attached housing sales throughout Greater Vancouver. Consumers buying townhomes in Richmond and Burnaby are clearly finding great value for their dollar as sales activity in those two cities came within a few units of breaking records"

You can download the whole Vancouver real estate news release here in PDF format.

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