Vancouver, BC – In a recent Ipsos Reid opinion poll, 58 per cent of respondents agreed that the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) places an unfair tax burden on home buyers relative to other segments of the population.
VANCOUVER, BC – From the Ladner seniors who fundraised to buy socks to students in Richmond and Langley, the 18th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive collected blankets and warm clothing to help over 19,000 working poor and homeless people across the Lower Mainland.
VANCOUVER, BC - Over the past six months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has seen a reduction in the number of homes listed for sale, a gradual moderation in home prices and a decrease in property sales compared to historical averages.
Vancouver, BC – The Greater Vancouver housing market saw a slight increase in the number of home sales, a slight reduction in the number of listings, and a slight decrease in home prices in October compared to the summer months.
VANCOUVER, BC – Residential property sales in Greater Vancouver remained at a 10-year low in July, while the number of properties being listed for sale continued to edge down and prices remained relatively stable.
VANCOUVER, BC - The number of properties listed for sale continued to increase in the Greater Vancouver housing market in May. The number of sales decreased year over year, but remained relatively constant compared to recent months.
VANCOUVER, BC – Greater Vancouver home sellers were more active than buyers in January and overall home prices, according to the new MLS® Home Price Index (MLS® HPI), continued to experience more stability and less fluctuation compared to the beginning of 2011.
VANCOUVER, BC – Nearly 19,000 working poor and homeless people across the Lower Mainland received donations of blankets, clothing, and other necessities this year from the region’s longest running Blanket Drive.
VANCOUVER, BC – The 17th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive begins today and will run until Monday, December 5. Hundreds of real estate offices from Whistler to Chilliwack turn into donation depots for eight days as REALTORS® collect, sort and deliver donations of warm, winter clothing and blankets for distribution to dozens of local charities.
VANCOUVER, BC – For the first time in its 17-year history, a video blog will tell the REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive story, from the perspective of the volunteers, charities and community partners who make it happen.
VANCOUVER, BC – People depend on the REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive. What started as a compassionate offer of simple warmth to those living on the streets in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is now the largest, longest-running charitable blanket and warm clothing collection in the region.
VANCOUVER, BC – With a sales-to-active property listings ratio of 15 per cent, the Greater Vancouver housing market continues to hover at the lower end of a balanced market and has been trending in that direction over the past five months.
VANCOUVER, BC – August marked the third consecutive month that home sale activity in Greater Vancouver was below the 10-year average for the month. In contrast, home listing activity in the region has exceeded the 10-year norm every month since the beginning of the year.
VANCOUVER, BC – While the balance between home buyer and seller activity remains in an equilibrium range in the Greater Vancouver housing market, last month’s home sale total was below the 10-year average for July.
VANCOUVER, BC - Greater Vancouver saw a typical, solid month of residential home sales on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April, in contrast to the near record pace witnessed in the two preceding months.
VANCOUVER, BC - Activity in the Greater Vancouver housing market continued to strengthen in March with both the number of homes sold and added to the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) reaching near record levels.
VANCOUVER, BC - The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) is pleased to introduce Rosario Setticasi as the association’s 2011/2012 president. Setticasi replaces outgoing President Jake Moldowan.
VANCOUVER, BC - REALTOR® Harvey Exner became the third recipient of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s (REBGV) Professional Excellence Award, March 25, during the association’s annual President’s Recognition Dinner.
VANCOUVER, BC – Three Greater Vancouver REALTORS® were recognized for their deep commitment to charitable causes in 2010. Rob Jeeves, Kenan MacKenzie and Patricia Simpson were named 2010 recipients of the REALTORS Care® Awards during an event hosted by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).
VANCOUVER, BC – The Greater Vancouver residential housing market entered three distinctive phases in 2010. Continued buoyancy from the post-recession recovery began the year, followed by a summer lull and, throughout the fall, a sustained period of stability.
VANCOUVER, BC – Facing down predictions for severe winter weather this year, the 16th annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive received its most overwhelming response to date. The Blanket Drive, which officially took place from November 29 to December 6, collected 5,186 bags of clothing, coats and blankets for dozens of charities across the Lower Mainland.