Annette Thomas

Vancouver Full-time Professional Real Estate Specialist

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Here is some interesting information for you.
They are news items, statistical, housing and market information and reports complied from various sources including Newspapers, UBC - Sauder School, Banks, CMHC and the Real Estate Board.
 
Recent Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver MLS Sales statistics:
MLS and REBGV Statistics on the number of Homes (Houses, Duplex & townhouses, or apartments sold and what the median sales prices for these homes were.
 
October 2010
October 2010 Burnaby New Westminster North Vancouver Richmond Vancouver East Vancouver West West Vancouver/
Howe Sound
  Totals GVRD
(incl. areas not listed)
Oct-10 Number
of
Sales
Detached 74 31 77 133 124 161 59   976
Attached 52 8 21 85 33 51 7   377
Apartment 132 60 79 133 82 337 15   984
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $756,250 $599,900 $885,000 $854,000 $735,000 $1,700,000 $1,500,000    
Attached $480,000 n/a $536,000 $495,000 $565,000 $738,500 n/a   n/a
Apartment $365,000 $291,700 $380,000 $343,000 $320,000 $474,000 n/a    
Sep-10 Number
of
Sales
Detached 75 24 62 110 108 143 56   866
Attached 44 5 21 84 39 48 5   383
Apartment 126 58 73 148 90 325 16   971
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $752,000 $590,000 $860,000 $804,000 $750,000 $1,660,000 $1,587,500    
Attached $500,000 n/a $550,000 $530,600 $502,000 $850,000 n/a   n/a
Apartment $346,750 $304,444 $400,000 $332,850 $335,000 $473,500 n/a    
Jan - Oct
2010
Year to date
Number
of
Sales
Detached 911 266 812 1,436 1,410 1,490 596   10,432
Attached 672 84 311 980 383 598 66   4,531
Apartment 1,520 721 744 1,577 1,044 3,835 141   11,224
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $775,000 $591,250 $875,000 $836,500 $743,000 $1,680,000 $1,495,000    
Attached $476,500 $413,250 $590,000 $493,000 $555,000 $779,950 $1,049,167   n/a
Apartment $344,500 $289,500 $375,000 $335,000 $327,000 $465,000 $670,000    
Jan - Oct
2009
Year to date
Number
of
Sales
Detached 1,056 273 955 1,494 1,705 1,672 581   11,926
Attached 907 130 391 1,153 418 782 45   5,463
Apartment 1,667 849 848 1,721 1,189 4,369 140   12,682
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $692,500 $539,000 $815,500 $691,000 $660,000 $1,400,000 $1,292,500    
Attached $428,000 $365,000 $552,500 $438,000 $510,000 $680,000 $770,000   n/a
Apartment $322,500 $270,000 $346,000 $302,000 $304,750 $425,000 $580,000    
                       
Oct-09 Number
of
Sales
Detached 129 40 117 185 231 200 84   866
Attached 98 18 41 137 48 78 10   383
Apartment 216 100 112 222 151 529 19   971
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $735,000 $588,000 $872,500 $753,000 $732,500 $1,570,000 $1,428,000    
Attached $452,000 n/a $608,500 $444,100 $530,000 $770,450 n/a   n/a
Apartment $338,000 $287,250 $367,000 $313,000 $321,000 $477,000 n/a    
Detached: homes, house. Attached: Duplex, Townhouse.  Apartment: Bachelor, condo
 
December 2009 with Year to date totals
 
December 2009 Burnaby New Westminster North Vancouver Richmond Vancouver East Vancouver West West Vancouver/
Howe Sound
  Totals GVRD
(incl. areas not listed)
Dec-09 Number
of
Sales
Detached 98 21 66 120 121 133 49   902
Attached 76 7 23 111 29 62 3   459
Apartment 154 77 86 152 126 397 10   1,154
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $781,250 $530,000 $869,000 $760,000 $730,000 $1,710,000 $1,231,500    
Attached $415,500 n/a $589,000 $472,250 $480,000 $774,000 n/a   n/a
Apartment $349,950 $291,000 $395,000 $316,000 $325,900 $446,750 n/a    
Nov-09 Number
of
Sales
Detached 103 33 92 152 168 141 71   1,164
Attached 101 15 32 99 38 64 3   523
Apartment 201 77 89 189 135 483 15   1,396
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $728,000 $569,000 $867,000 $753,500 $725,714 $1,600,000 $1,345,000    
Attached $435,500 n/a $575,250 $467,200 $554,975 $729,000 n/a   n/a
Apartment $325,500 $288,000 $369,000 $318,000 $309,000 $463,000 n/a    
Jan - Dec
2009
Year to date
Number
of
Sales
Detached 1,257 327 1,113 1,766 1,994 1,946 701   13,992
Attached 1,084 152 446 1,363 485 908 51   6,445
Apartment 2,022 1,003 1,023 2,062 1,450 5,249 165   15,232
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $705,000 $540,000 $825,000 $701,500 $670,000 $1,438,000 $1,290,000    
Attached $425,000 $365,000 $555,750 $441,000 $512,000 $691,000 $780,000   n/a
Apartment $325,000 $275,000 $353,000 $305,000 $305,000 $429,000 $583,500    
Jan - Dec
2008
Year to date
Number
of
Sales
Detached 755 215 828 1,122 1,295 1,033 460   9,237
Attached 668 127 308 829 313 512 49   4,400
Apartment 1,372 769 728 1,435 1,127 3,498 135   10,989
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $720,000 $549,000 $875,000 $715,000 $670,000 $1,460,000 $1,464,500    
Attached $437,000 $393,000 $585,000 $455,000 $515,000 $709,000 $920,000   n/a
Apartment $327,500 $285,000 $365,000 $310,920 $315,000 $435,000 $715,000    
                       
Dec-08 Number
of
Sales
Detached 30 6 37 38 60 56 13   348
Attached 22 2 13 26 18 28 0   159
Apartment 44 28 24 56 69 121 6   417
Median
Sales
Price
Detached $650,000 n/a $690,000 $666,500 $583,500 $1,350,000 n/a    
Attached $442,900 n/a n/a $424,000 n/a $630,000 n/a   n/a
Apartment $287,250 $262,500 $327,500 $278,000 $305,000 $404,000 n/a    
Here are the latest 5 years Real Estate Price Graphs
(2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
 
GVRD - Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Delta, New Westmister, North Vancouver, Vancouver West, Vancouver East, Richmond, West Vancouver real estate housing prices.  
 
September 2010 - Residential
Sep 2010 Real Estate Sales information GVRD September 2006-2010
 
 
September 2010 - Condominium only
GVRD Condominium Sales Graph and Statistics for September 2006-2010
 
 
Vancouver Westside and Downtown Condominium 5 years resale price history
Coal Harbour, West End, Downtown, False creek north, Kitsilano and Fairview
 
 
September 2010 Westside Residential Price Graph 5yrs
September 2008 Residential price graph for Vancovuer Downtown and Westside 2006-2010 Arbutus, Cambie, Dunbar, Kerrisdale, Kitsilano, Point Grey, Granville, Shaunessy, marpole
 
September 2010 Westside Condominum Price Graph 5yrs
 
September 2010 Condominium 5 years price graph 2006-2010 Coal Harbour, downtown, Kitsilano, Fairview, False Creek North, West End
 

Bank of Canada Interest Rate, Conventional Mortgage Rates (1yr, 3yrs & 5yrs) from January 2005 until September 2010 (custom graph - sorry for title being incorrect)

 
Custom graph Bank of Canada interest rate, conventional 1 year mortgage rate, 3 years mortgage rate and 5 years mortgage rate from January 2005 to September 2010
 
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Data is available for house prices, single, multiple, and total housing starts, and unsold inventory.

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Unsold Inventory of New Units
 
CAAMP Canadian Mortgage Market Risks are contained
The Canadian association of Accredited Mortgage professionals article is interesting as it looks at the Canadian economy, Employment rates, Housing equity and the debts and mortgages of Canadian consumers.
 
 
Useful links to Economic, Interest and Mortgage Rates, Housing Outlooks and Real Estate Information
 
 
Annette Thomas
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