The August 2017 Vancouver Real Estate Market by the Numbers

  • Once again, it was competition for condos and townhome that drove the market to outdo itself. August 2017’s sales were 19.6% above the 10-year sales average, and with the benchmark price of an apartment now sitting pretty at the $626,800 and detached properties featuring a $778,300 benchmark price, first time homebuyers not only have to […]

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  • A typical summer on the Vancouver Real Estate Market mean more listings and fewer home sales occurred in July. “Because home sale activity decreased to more historically normal levels in July, the selection of homes for sale in the region was able to edge above 9,000 for the first time this year,” said REBGV president, Jill […]

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  • One of Vancouver’s highlight events is the annual fireworks competition which lights up English Bay every summer. Catch amazing pyrotechnics by the United Kingdom Wednesday, August 2nd and Canada on Saturday, August 5th. So where are the best places to watch Honda’s Celebration of Light? We’ve got the top locales all mapped out for you. […]

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  • The Lower Mainland is a runner’s paradise. From seawall jogs to forest trails, there’s a running route for every taste, fitness level and objective. Whether you’re training for your next marathon or simply looking to enjoy nature instead of hitting the “dreadmill”, as your Vancouver real estate experts, we’ve got you covered for where your […]

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  • Demand for condominiums in the Lower Mainland is far outstripping the supply. “Two distinct markets have emerged this summer. The detached home market has seen demand lease back to more typical levels while competition for condominiums is creating multiple offer scenarios and putting upward pressure on prices for that property type,” said Real Estate Board […]

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  • It comes as no great surprise that the majority of awesome patio dining in False Creek is on Granville Island. Ideally situated with views of the North Shore mountains, ocean, and city skylines, our favourite patios for summer sippers and good food with family and friends is a short but “Must Do” list. So, if […]

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  • When scouring Vancouver’s westside real estate listings, zeroing in on the right property can come down to a few distinguishing factors; including what the neighbourhood has to offer. So with summer nights approaching, we’ve sourced your top spots to have one of the best cocktails in Kitsilano and enjoy the neighourhood vibes. The Best Caesar: […]

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  • Let’s be honest, if you’re looking to be in the throws of constant entertainment, Vancouver’s East Side offers a plethora of options for all tastes. But don’t mistake Kitsilano’s laid-back vibes and family-centric atmosphere for boring. As your West Side realtor specialists, it’s our duty to let you know the neighbourhood offers several awesome options […]

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  • Vancouver is comprised of many different neighbourhoods, each with their own unique flare and character.  No matter what you’re looking for in a home, Vancouver has a region for you.  At Team Nickerson we love all of Vancouver, but our Kitsilano realtors hold a special spot in their hearts for the area.   This beachside, former […]

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  • The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s April (REBGV) 2017 report proved yet again that attached homes are driving the market. While April sales were 4.8% above the 10-year average for the month, it was still a significant 25.7% decline from the same month last year, and a 0.7% decline from March 2017. “Our overall […]

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