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Busy summer! Sales were well above average compared to 2012 and in fact, North Vancouver experienced the highest number of sales in July and August since 2009. Despite the extremely slow pace over the past year, prices have held steady. All time highs were reached in the spring of 2012, over all property types, in North Van and bottomed out in December and January. We've slowly been edging up almost every month since. 

Last July, CMHC changed many of their rules and regulations surrounding lending which changed the market almost immediately. In retrospect, it was like somebody turned the lights off. This year, the interest rate increase(s)¬†along with CMHC's latest announcement that they will now (annually) cap the amount that they will insure each…

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