June 2011

There are 2 blog entries for June 2011.

Setting The Stage For Recreational Real Estate in British Columbia 2011

Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 2:26pm. 40,297 Views, 0 Comments.

whistler_four_seasons_305Well it’s that time of year again, and RE/MAX has released their Recreational Property Report 2011. Studying 46 markets across Canada has shown that recovering stock portfolios and large equity gains in major centres have stirred up real estate markets from coast to coast. Larger selections, greater affordability and pent up demand are creating a strong recreation property market this year, well ahead of the national average. Buyers who held off during the recession are now back in action and have been rewarded with better values and choices.

In Whistler, sales in the first quarter of 2011, are up 58%. While single family homes sales are softening, condo sales are strong and townhouses are on a serious upswing. Demand is at its highest for affordable

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Vancouver Real Estate: Market Showing Signs of 'Normal' Activity

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 at 10:41am. 14,352 Views, 0 Comments.

indian-river-homeThe housing market is still very active but has certainly eased away from near record-setting paces. With a sales to listing ratio of 23%, our seller’s market persits as inventory remains low with a slight increase in sales, but fairly typical for May.

New listings for detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver totalled 5,931 in May 2011. This represents a 15.4 per cent decrease compared to May 2010 when 7,014 properties were listed for sale on the MLS®. New listings for May 2011, increased marginally by 1.4% compared to April 2011.

Residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in Greater Vancouver reached 3,377 in May 2011, a 7% increase compared to the 3,156 sales in May 2010 and a 4.7 per cent

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