Here is the news from the Real Estate Board of Vancouver, B.C. July 5, 2006.
"Although last year was a banner year for real estate in Greater Vancouver, 2006 is shaping up to be one of our best years on record. Year-to-date sales of attached homes in the Greater Vancouver area climbed to an all-time high in June with 3,681 units sold. If these consumer trends continue, 2006 may post the highest number of sales for attached homes in the history of our Board."
"Whether it’s affordability, lifestyle, or a combination of both, the Greater Vancouver market is filled with people who are looking for choices. Listing activity has increased by more than 15 per cent over the same period last year, which is great news for consumers. If you’re buying or selling a home, professional REALTORS® have access to comprehensive sources of information and have the expertise and industry information you need to complete a successful transaction.."
You can download the whole Vancouver real estate news release here in PDF format.