Vancouver Real Estate News

Latest real estate news from Vancouver BC and Canada by Jay Banks and his Vancouver Homes team

Vancouver Real Estate in March 2016: “May You Live in Interesting Times!”

Vancouver Real Estate in March 2016: "May You Live in Interesting Times!"

In March the Metro Vancouver real estate market reported 5,000 sales, the first time it has hit that number. The demand has not eased up although it may be that prices are plateauing at this time. Sellers have the expectation of ever rising prices and are worried about leaving money on the table so are […]

Real Estate in January 2016: Vancouver Still the Wild West in Terms of Unethical Practices

Real Estate in January 2016: Vancouver Still the Wild West in Terms of Unethical Practices

Such excitement and excuses and hand wringing by the regulatory bodies after the investigation by the Globe and Mail into the cause of the high real estate prices in Vancouver has shown that BC is still the Wild, Wild West in terms of opportunities for unethical practices, money laundering and tax evasion. Since 2010 we […]

Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Condo in Vancouver

Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Condo in Vancouver

As Vancouver housing prices continue to rise, more and more people are turning their attention away from detached homes and towards condos. According to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, the median price for a detached home in Metro Vancouver rose to $1.2 million last year. In contrast, the average condo was priced at […]