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B.C. residential real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

B.C. residential real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

Our round-up of various industry groups’ predictions for B.C.’s housing market next year — and is there a consensus?
Single-family home sales slip in Powell River during November

Single-family home sales slip in Powell River during November

However, vacant land sales are up over previous year
B.C. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

B.C. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

With listings down for seventh straight month, sector edges towards seller’s market territory once more
Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Residential sector — especially in Lower Mainland — to see lower valuations, but commercial and industrial real estate values hold firm
Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’

Residential sector — especially in Lower Mainland — to see lower valuations, but commercial and industrial real estate values hold firm

Gig-economy trend leaves workers struggling to qualify for mortgages

Those making a living from contract or part-time work get cold shoulder from big lenders — but there are solutions, say mortgage experts
November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

Jump in activity takes Metro residential market back to “historically typical levels” while Fraser Valley also sees “unexpected demand”
November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

Jump in activity takes Metro market back to “historically typical levels” while Fraser Valley also sees “unexpected demand”
Home sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: forecast

Home sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: forecast

Biggest recovery in sales activity will be seen in the hardest-hit areas of Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley, with more modest rises in Victoria, predicts real estate association
Metro Vancouver home sales jump 45.4% to well above 10-year average

Metro Vancouver home sales jump 45.4% to well above 10-year average

October’s rush of buyer activity and drop in new listings means the region’s market is creeping back towards favouring sellers