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Vancouver Market Update October 2019

October 11th, 2019


Over the past three months, we’ve been seeing more balanced housing market conditions, compared to this time last year. Home buyer demand has returned to more historically typical levels in Metro Vancouver in September, as inventory levels have started to taper off.

Vancouver Market Update September 2019

September 20th, 2019



Throughout the summer months, buyer activity increased to more typical levels. With more demand from home buyers, the supply of homes listed for sale isn’t accumulating like earlier in the year. These changes are creating more balanced market conditions.

Vancouver Market Update August 2019

August 26th, 2019


Sales saw an uncharacteristic summer bump in July, with sales increasing by 23% over the June, and up 23.5% over July 2018. This marked the second highest selling month so far this year.

Vancouver Market Update July 2019

July 12th, 2019



Buyer activity slowed down in June, after two months of steady gains in April & May. June sales were down 21% since May and are down 14% compared to last year, making it the lowest total for the month since 2000.

Vancouver Market Update June 2019

June 14th, 2019



Home sales in Metro Vancouver topped 2,000 for the first time this year in May, making it the highest selling month of 2019.  

Sales were up 44% vs April, and Detached Sales in East Vancouver and North Vancouver were almost double relative to April. Even the West Vancouver experienced a rebound, with Detached sales up 43% vs last year.

While it’s common for us to see sales pick up at this tim ...

Thank You For Your Support -​ from all of us at Oakwyn and Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver!

June 3rd, 2019

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We would like to say a huge thank you for coming out yesterday and bringing all of your donations. 

The event was a great success! We were so busy on the day that we lost count of the number of bags but it was over the 400 mark.

Tune in today (Monday June 3rd) at 12 noon on Oakwyn Realty Facebook page for a live draw of the prizes.

By bringing in your donations, you've helped Big Brothe ...

Vancouver Market Update May 2019

May 21st, 2019



Everyone's been asking 'how the market is' lately. And while I wish I had an easy one step answer, the truth is that it depends what market you're looking at...

Overall we're seeing sales are increasing month over month, but relative to last year they're down between 20-30% depending on the product type. 

Supply of listings on the other hand is showing a big divide, as total inventory is up 4 ...

Spring Clean Donation Drive in Support of Big Brothers

May 15th, 2019



Did you know Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver foresees the removal of 180 outdoor clothing donation bins, to cost $500,000 annually?

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver currently supports over 1,200 children and youth in the Lower Mainland and we’re looking for your support to help maintain and grow this number through your donations.

Help us reach our goal of 500 bags of donations! For every ...

Vancouver Market Update April 2019

April 16th, 2019




In March, home sales dipped to the lowest levels seen in more than three decades. Last month’s sales were 46% below the 10-year March sales average and was the lowest total for the month since 1986.

However, there are very different inventory levels and sales activity across the different market types and price categories. In fact sales in one submarkets almost doubled vs the previous month. ...

Spring Mortgage Update with 4Front Mortgages Chris Cornborough & David Goodison

April 3rd, 2019



We all know the resale market has softened; there's more inventory and slower demand, which has made this the most favourable market for buyers that we've seen in years.

Did you also know that rates have dropped significantly in the last few months?

We recently met up with our favourite mortgage duo Chris Cornborough & David Goodison - Senior Mortgage Consultants of 4Front Mortgages to find out ...
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