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  • August 2020

  • East Vancouver - Townhouses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 31 (August 1st, 2020)

    Week 31 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (July 26th – August 1st, 2020)

    August 3, 2020

    Week 31 – Market Update Overview For the first time in a while, inventory levels either dropped or held the line across the board. At the same time, sales numbers held the gains made in recent weeks. There are some […]

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  • July 2020

  • East Vancouver - Townhouses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 30 (July 25th, 2020)

    Week 30 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (July 19th – July 25th, 2020)

    July 26, 2020

    Week 30 – Market Update Overview The keyword of the week is consistency. For the most part, the pattern established over the course of the last month has held fairly firm for the Vancouver real estate market. Sales are hovering […]

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  • East Vancouver- Townhouses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 29 (July 18th, 2020)

    Week 29 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (July 12th – July 18th, 2020)

    July 19, 2020

    Week 29 – Market Update Overview The “spring” market continues so far this summer in Vancouver,. Overall, listings rose in just about every category across the city this past week. New listings continued to come onto the market as sellers […]

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  • East Vancouver- Houses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 28 (July 11th, 2020)

    Week 28 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (July 5th – July 11th, 2020)

    July 12, 2020

    Week 28 – Market Update Overview The market continues to behave more like the early spring than summer. That seems somewhat appropriate given the weather in recent weeks…but it’s not typical of this time of year. This week saw a […]

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  • June 2020 - Vancouver Real Estate - Monthly Infographic

    June 2020 – Vancouver Real Estate Market Update

    July 6, 2020

    Summary The rebounding trend that began in May continued in June. Every indicator (except price) moved in a positive direction this past month. Sales were up nearly 60% from last month (and almost 19% from the previous year). While new […]

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  • East Vancouver - Houses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 27 (July 4th, 2020)

    Week 27 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (July 28th – July 4th, 2020)

    July 5, 2020

    Week 27 – Market Update Overview Mostly, the last week saw the trends we’ve been following in the last few weeks continue. Inventory levels are levelling while sales continue to increase. As I mentioned last week, we do need to […]

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  • June 2020

  • Vancouver West - Townhouses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 26 (June 27th, 2020)

    Week 26 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (June 21st – June 27th, 2020)

    June 28, 2020

    Week 26 – Market Update Overview This was another good week for the Vancouver real estate market. That is, at least in relative terms. Activity is significantly below what is normal for this time of year. However, across the board […]

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  • East Vancouver - Townhouses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 25 (June 20th, 2020)

    Week 25 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (June 14th – June 20th, 2020)

    June 21, 2020

    Week 25 – Market Update Overview This was another week where there were many signs of improvements in the Vancouver real estate market. Pretty much across the board there were increasing levels of activity. The boost we are seeing right […]

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  • Week 24 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (June 7th – June 13th, 2020)

    June 14, 2020

    Week 24 – Market Update Overview This past week in the Vancouver real estate market was generally flat, with marginal signs of improvement. The general trend is that sales are increasing modestly along with total active listings. For the most […]

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  • Weekly Stats - East Vancouver Townhouses - May 31 2020 - Jun 6 2020

    Week 23 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (May 31st – June 6th, 2020)

    June 7, 2020

    Week 23 – Market Update Overview If I was to characterize the week, it would be to say that it held it’s own. The market did not (generally) trend positively or negatively. So, after seeing last week improve considerably over […]

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  • May 2020 - Vancouver real estate statistics infographic

    May 2020 – Vancouver Real Estate Market Update

    June 2, 2020

    May appeared to be an improvement on April. Most indicators flashed positively for the month. Specifically, sales were up 36% from the previous month. New listings were also up strongly by 57% from April. However, total active listings held fairly […]

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  • May 2020

  • Weekly Stats - Downtown Vancouver Apartments - May 23 2020 - May 30 2020

    Week 22 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (May 24th – May 30th, 2020)

    May 31, 2020

    Week 22 – Market Update Overview For the second week in a row the 22nd week of 2020 flashed some promising signals. This was by no means a good week in terms of the Vancouver real estate market. However, given […]

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  • April 2020 Vancouver Real Estate Stats

    April 2020 – Market Update – Real Estate

    May 5, 2020

    April was our first full month of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our real estate numbers reflect this reality….with sales at their lowest for the month since April 1982. While I was alive at the time, I was barely in elementary school. […]

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  • April 2020

  • March 2020 - Infographic

    March 2020 – Market Update – Real Estate

    April 7, 2020

    March was a month of two markets.  It began with a bang and ended with a fizzle. The difference? The impact of COVID-19 and social distancing. March was a good month in comparison to a year ago. The first two […]

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  • November 2019

  • November 2019 – Market Update – Real Estate

    November 14, 2019

    October 2019 Market Update With a third month of things moving in a positive direction, I think we can confidently say that the positive direction the market has taken is firmly in place. The strongest indicator is the total sales […]

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  • October 2019

  • October 2019 – Market Update – Real Estate

    October 12, 2019

    September 2019 Market Update Remember my commentary from last month? Things had turned positive for the first time this year, but I said just one month didn’t make a trend. Well, this past month continued the direction the market took […]

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  • September 2019

  • Sep 2019 – Market Update – Real Estate

    September 6, 2019

    August 2019 Market Update Remember my commentary from last month? Things had turned positive for the first time this year, but I said just one month didn’t make a trend. Well, this past month continued the direction the market took […]

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  • August 2019

  • Aug 2019 – Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    August 19, 2019

    July 2019 Market Update This time of year is typically one of the quieter periods for Vancouver real estate (second only to the December – January timeframe…both coinciding with when most of our clients take vacation). Just when no one […]

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  • July 2019

  • July 2019 – Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    July 5, 2019

    June 2019 Market Update We hit a new high for the number of listings this year in the month of May. I’ve seen some reports making a big deal of this, but honestly I don’t believe it to be. The […]

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  • June 2019

  • June 2019 – Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    June 11, 2019

    May 2019 Market Update We hit a new high for the number of listings this year in the month of May. I’ve seen some reports making a big deal of this, but honestly I don’t believe it to be. The […]

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  • May 2019

  • May 2019 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    May 7, 2019

    April 2019 Market Update This month appears to be an inflection point, make-it or break-it time. Looking at the overall trends, our real estate market looks grim. Sales are at a 24 year low for the month (and down nearly […]

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  • 1502 1863 Alberni Street – Updated corner suite with water and mountain views

    May 7, 2019

    Updated corner suite with water and mountain views https://albrechtgroup.ca/listings/1502-1863-alberni-street/ Price: $1,298,000 Detail: 2 Bedrooms + 2 Bathrooms: 1,018 SF

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  • April 2019

  • 106 2125 York Ave. – Classic Kits condo with a spacious patio

    April 23, 2019

    Classic Kits condo with a spacious patio https://albrechtgroup.ca/listings/106-2125-york-avenue/   Price: $625,000 Details: 2 Bedrooms + 1 Bathroom: 783 SF    

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  • February 2019

  • February 2019 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    February 20, 2019

    January 2019 Market Update January continued the pattern that we’ve been seeing over the course of the last few months. Sales volume was down slightly from last month (-3%) and significantly from a year ago (-35%). Yet, active listings remain […]

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  • June 2018

  • June 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    June 8, 2018

    June 2018 Market Update The recent trend of light sales continued through the month of May. At 866, May sales numbers were 25% below the 10-year average and the lowest total sales for any May in the last 10 years. […]

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  • May 2018

  • May 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    May 3, 2018

    May 2018 Market Update Much is being made of the fact that sales this month are below the 10-year average. It’s true. Sales in Vancouver for the month of April were 24.5% lower than the 10-year average. The last time […]

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  • April 2018

  • April 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    April 13, 2018

    April 2018 Market Update   As you can see in the numbers below, we continue to see a market divided. The detached home market (primarily at higher price points) continues to be soft. We can see this with the supply […]

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  • March 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    April 13, 2018

    March 2018 Market Update   What was most notable in the numbers from this past month was a spike in the value of apartment (condos) from January to February 2018. In that one month, the typical condo on the Westside rose […]

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  • February 2018

  • February 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    February 13, 2018

    February 2018 Market Update   We are beginning 2018 very similarly to the way that 2017 began. Extremely low levels of inventory (roughly 30% below the 10 year average) as well as subdued sales (10% below the 10 year average). […]

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  • January 2018

  • January 2018 – Property Tax Assessment Notice

    January 16, 2018

    At this time of year, there’s one more tradition… mailing your property tax assessment! You should have received it in the mail by now, and depending on your perspective, it could be good or bad news. This year tax assessments […]

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  • January 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    January 16, 2018

    Vancouver Real Estate Market Statistics For December 2017 The last quarter of 2017 saw a higher volume of sales than is typical in Vancouver for the time of year. Condos led the way again, with the lower price ranges seeing the greatest […]

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  • August 2017

  • Stories from the Sanctuary – Featuring “Jenna”

    August 10, 2017

    Stories from the Sanctuary Featuring “Jenna” albrechtgroup.ca/good-work “Recovery has given me a lot of hope. It’s opened my eyes to what’s possible.”   – Jenna, former Sanctuary resident (read more of Jenna’s story here) The Sanctuary is changing lives! In the first […]

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  • August 2017 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    August 10, 2017

    August 2017 Market Update As summer comes into full effect, the market is behaving pretty much as expected. Listing inventory is still tight in the city while sales are steady. Multiple offers are more common in the lower price ranges where […]

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  • June 2017

  • Stories from the Sanctuary – Featuring “Emily”

    June 2, 2017

    Stories from the Sanctuary Featuring “Emily” albrechtgroup.ca/good-work “When I was a kid, I never thought I’d live past 30.  Instead, that’s the age I overcame my addiction.  It’s the age I found new life.” – Emily, former Sanctuary resident (read more […]

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  • May 2017

  • The Sanctuary – Reintroduction

    May 4, 2017

    The Sanctuary – UGM.ca albrechtgroup.ca/good-work   Day to day we help people make the right decision about real estate investments. Though for some of us, a dream home isn’t bricks and mortar – it’s about safety. This is why we’ve chosen […]

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  • September 2015

  • Sebastian Albrecht and Duncan Brown

    The Official Albrecht Brown Launch Party

    September 19, 2015

    On September 13th, 2015 we celebrated the official launch of our new partnership with nearly 200 family, friends and clients.     Most importantly, we wanted to thank those that have supported us to this point through their friendship, referrals […]

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  • December 2008

  • Winter 2008 – Eight reasons Canadian banks will come out ahead

    December 8, 2008

    8 Reasons Canadian Banks Will Come Out Ahead 1. By law shares of large, publicly traded banks and insurance companies must be “widely held” which in effect prevents domestic mergers or foreign take-over’s unless supported by the federal finance minster; […]

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