Month: August 2019

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Metro Vancouver flippers flopped over summer

Flippers in Metro Vancouver flopped through summer 2019, with many selling for double digit percentage losses. All detached property flips over the last 90 days in Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby ended up with the seller getting less than what they originally paid for the property. OpenHousing defines a flip as a property bought and sold within […]

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Metro Vancouver detached prices showing sharp declines in August

Metro Vancouver detached prices are showing sharp declines in August, with sellers slashing prices by as much as half to get out of the market. The Open Housing Home Price Index for Metro Vancouver detached properties – calculated using the generally-accepted and transparent repeat sales or Case-Shiller method – fell 11.8% year-over-year, the August mid […]

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Metro Vancouver condo prices continue to fall in August

Metro Vancouver condo prices remain locked in a downward trajectory, with the anticipated summer boost not materializing. The Open House House Price Index for Metro Vancouver condos – calculated using the generally-accepted and transparent repeat sales or Case-Shiller method – fell 9.5% year-over-year, the August mid month update shows. The slump, which began in the […]

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Realtor rankings: Foreign buyer exodus hits realtors hard

The rankings for Vancouver’s realtors by volume show that the foreign buyer exodus has hit realtors hard. Royal Pacific Realty Corp realtor Winnie Chung sold $172 million worth of properties between January and July 2016, which marked the last seven months before British Columbia slapped a 15% foreign buyer tax. Chung has barely managed $30 […]

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Metro Vancouver condo prices fall 18% from peak

Metro Vancouver condo prices have dropped by 18% from the March 2018 peak with some units selling 32% below assessment. The Open House House Price Index for condos – calculated using the generally-accepted and transparent repeat sales or Case-Shiller method – fell 8% year-over-year as in July. Looking at home sales reported in the last […]

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