Tag: Vancouver

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Vancouver: Harbinger of a housing crisis?

By: The Super Broker

Vancouver: The city has a variety of interesting nicknames, and now we might be able to add another to the list: Canary in the Coal Mine.

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Vancouver metro area's housing starts increased in 2011

By: The Super Broker

Recent reports from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reveal that there were 17,867 housing starts in the Vancouver Census Metropolitan Area for 2011, which was a significant increase from the 15,217 starts recorded in 2010.

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Report: Vancouver home prices to drop 3.3 percent this year

By: The Super Broker

Greater Vancouver still contains the highest home prices in Canada, but experts say the region’s housing market will slightly slow down this year.

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Report: Vancouver among the least affordable cities in the world

By: The Super Broker

With the highest home prices in Canada, Vancouver is one of the least affordable cities in the nation, but a recent study found it’s also among the priciest metropolitan areas for homebuying in the world.

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Vancouver home prices, listings increase in 2011

By: The Super Broker

Low mortgage rates fueled increased demand throughout the majority of Greater Vancouver in 2011, prompting record-high home prices and a significant increase in listed properties.

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Metro Vancouver home valuations differ in specific neighborhoods

By: The Super Broker

The majority of Metro Vancouver experienced significant home value growth during the previous 12 months, but real estate experts say some homeowners won’t be thrilled with their 2012 assessment notices.

Vancouver's housing market to slow in 2012

By: The Super Broker

Vancouver’s housing market experienced substantial price gains and sales increases during 2011, but its reign as the hottest real estate market in Canada may be coming to an end.

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Small Vancouver rentals support affordable housing for young citizens

By: The Super Broker

Rising residential and condominium home prices have forced some Vancouver residents to consider renting instead of buying, and housing developers have designed some units specifically for young citizens on a budget.

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U.S. real estate much more affordable than in Vancouver

By: The Super Broker

High real estate prices and low incomes have created a Vancouver housing market with limited affordability, but the country’s southern neighbor is experiencing a completely opposite situation.

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Vancouver home sales down 5.9 percent from last year

By: The Super Broker

Despite continued low interest rates, home sales in the Vancouver region have decreased significantly during the past year, as real estate prices have ascended and the job market remains unstable.

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