Metro Vancouver realtor leaderboard: Luxury realtors no longer at the top

The rankings for Vancouver’s realtors by volume show that once high flying luxury realtors who were averaging up to five million dollars per sale are no longer at the top.

The top position after the first five months of sales in 2019 is held by Maggi Thornhill who made more than $40 million selling 14 homes for an average of $2.88 million per sale.

Top realtors by volume 2019 (Up to May 31)

RealtorBrokerageNumber of Sales (Up to May 31)Sales volumeAvg Sale Price
Maggi Thornhill PREC*Engel & Volkers Whistler14$40,390,000$2,885,000
Elaine Wu PREC*LeHomes Realty Premier28$37,186,572$1,328,092
Paul Eviston PREC*RE/MAX Select Properties19$37,115,400$1,953,442
Fraser Elliott PREC*RE/MAX Progroup Realty39$32,991,100$845,926
Tom GradecakWESTSIDE Tom Gradecak Realty14$32,976,000$2,355,429
Sarah Toop - PREC*Century 21 Creekside Realty57$32,303,850$566,734
Derek GrechAngell Hasman & Assoc.Rlty.Ltd14$31,433,800$2,245,271
Monique BadunSotheby's Int'l Realty Canada11$31,269,905$2,842,719
Haneef Virani PREC*Virani Real Estate Advisors12$30,757,285$2,563,107
Leo RonseRoyal LePage - Wolstencroft21$29,844,400$1,421,162

At second place is Elaine Wu of LeHomes Realty with who scored 28 sales worth $37 million with the average coming out to $1.32 million.

At a close third is Paul Eviston of RE/MAX Select Properties, who sold 19 properties for a total sales volume of $37 million for an average of $1.95 million per sale.

The 2019 paint a stark contrast to the pre-foreign-buyer-tax real estate landscape of 2016.

Top realtors by volume 2016 (Up to May 31)

RealtorBrokerageNumber of SalesSales volumeAvg Sale Price
Edith Chan PREC*RE/MAX Masters Realty37$130,435,347$3,525,280
Winnie Chung PREC*Royal Pacific Realty Corp.30$127,190,600$4,239,687
Eric ChristiansenAngell Hasman (E.Christiansen)32$122,408,688$3,825,272
Layla Yang PREC*Dracco Pacific Realty38$111,160,800$2,925,284
Ken Cui PREC*Nu Stream Realty Inc.63$108,925,300$1,728,973
Malcolm HasmanAngell Hasman (Malcolm Hasman)21$108,652,000$5,173,905
Jason SoprovichRoyalLePage Sussex J Soprovich24$103,216,900$4,300,704
Paul Zhang PREC*RA Realty Alliance Inc.30$96,961,647$3,232,055
Sandra Li PREC*LeHomes Realty63$94,935,909$1,506,919
Manyee LuiMacdonald Realty - Manyee Lui22$94,123,388$4,278,336

In the first six months of 2016, Malcolm Hasman of Angell Hasman Associates brought in a impressive $108 million at an average of $5.1 million per sale. But he only managed to come in at number 7.

The top spot for the first five months in 2016 by volume went to Edith Chan of RE/MAX Masters Realty who sold 37 houses worth a staggering $130 million at an average of $3.53 million per sale.

All data in this article refers to reported sales made as the listing agent only, and does not cover private sales – including private presales, shadow flips and all other forms of real estate transactions that parties outside the transaction are not privy to.  There may be a delays in sales being reported.

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