Vancouver Real Estate

  • August 2020

  • East Vancouver - Townhouses - Weekly Vancouver Real Estate Stats - Week 32 (August 8th, 2020)

    Week 32 – Vancouver Real Estate Week in Review (August 2nd – August 8th, 2020)

    August 9, 2020

    Week 32 – Market Update Overview After a brief week of respite, inventory levels generally increased this past week once again. Meanwhile, sales numbers dipped…albeit only slightly. East Vancouver houses continue to be the market hotspot. Sales dipped here from […]

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  • July 2020 – Vancouver Real Estate Market Update

    August 8, 2020

    Summary July continued the trend of improvement in market activity. The worst month was April and since then each subsequent month has increased activity levels. Across the board, there were positive improvements over June. Sales were up 19% over the […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • March 2019

  • March 2019 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    March 1, 2019

    February 2019 Market Update Last month reflects a fairly natural progression of an historical pattern. Our market showed signs of coming to life in February after a fairly quiet December and January. That life was reflected in a strong uptick […]

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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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  • May 2017

  • 1758 East 4th Ave – This one has it all – Space, Charm, Condition, Location and Revenue!

    May 29, 2017

    This one has it all – Space, Charm, Condition, Location and Revenue! 1758 East 4th Avenue List Price: $1,298,000 | MLS#R2171208 Details: 4 bed + den, 2 bath  | 1689 sf home, 2500 sf lot For more information visit our […]

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  • April 2017

  • 3469 Anzio Drive – Cute three bedroom home on an over-sized lot

    April 24, 2017

    CUTE THREE BEDROOM HOME ON AN OVER-SIZED LOT Address: 3469 Anzio Drive | List Price: $1,349,000 Details: 3 bed, 1 bath: 892 SF Home | 4,510 SF Lot For more information visit our listing on  AlbrechtBrown.com Follow us on Facebook.com/AlbrechtBrownRealEstate […]

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  • February 2017

  • Federal Government Announces Mortgage Rule Tightening

    Regulatory Changes That Impact the Vancouver Real Estate Market

    February 3, 2017

    The Vancouver real estate market obviously does not operate in a vacuum. There are countless rules, regulations, laws and bylaws that influence our market place. In the past year or so, there have been significant changes to the regulatory environment […]

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  • February 2017 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate Statistics

    February 2, 2017

    January 2017 Market Update Sales are down, new listings are down and so is total inventory. On all  fronts, we are at the lowest levels in the last ten years. That means that while sales are low, the amount of inventory is […]

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  • November 2016

  • Vancouver Real Estate in Historical Context

    Vancouver’s Current Real Estate Market in a Historical Context

    November 15, 2016

    Wading through the vast quantities of information available on the Vancouver real estate market can be confusing as well as daunting. In our opinion, much of that information fails to provide a long-term perspective instead focusing primarily on monthly fluctuations […]

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  • March 2016

  • RENOVATED TWO LEVEL LOFT IN THE HEART OF GASTOWN.

    March 15, 2016

      THE BUILDING, VAN HORNE is a popular loft building in the heart of Gastown.  Pets/rentals are allowed.  Courtyard garden. 1 secured parking + visitor.  Steps to the city’s most cutting-edge restaurants/ fashion boutiques + all the practical stuff – […]

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  • Beautiful Character Home in Renfrew Heights – 3129 E. 29th Ave

    March 8, 2016

    BEAUTIFULLY UPDATED, this character home is on the market for the first time in nearly 25 years. Originally moved from the Westside, you’ll notice the quality as soon as you enter. The long-term owners have taken meticulous care + love […]

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  • February 2016

  • The 2016 BC Budget and It’s Impact on Vancouver Real Estate

    February 17, 2016

    On February 16th the provincial government tabled it’s 2016 budget. As expected, there were some attempts to address the housing market in that budget. Specifically: No PTT on new construction priced under $750,000  Applies only to Canadian citizens or permanent […]

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  • Discover the “H&H” Lifestyle in the Heart of Yaletown

    February 11, 2016

    NEW LISTING 811 – 1133 Homer Street 1 Bed, 1 Bath Suite – $529,900 Lovely views across the rooftops of the Yaletown Heritage District + beyond, from this spacious 1 bedroom + solarium + flex suite. This unit boasts superior […]

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  • On the Seawall in Yaletown

    February 11, 2016

    New Listing 1507 – 1067 Marinaside Crescent Unobstructed Marina/ Waterfront views from the living room of this lovely 2 bed, 2 bath corner suite at “Quaywest”. An exceptional building that sits right on the Seawall with outstanding amenities and a […]

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