Arnold Shuchat PREC Real Estate Blog


We are a year out from the last provincial election, and a series of onerous provincial tax amendments on property taxes pertaining to housing as well as changes to the mortgage rules ordered by the Federal Superintendent of Financial institutions have impacted both the volume of residential transactions as well as the previous price trajectory.

It has long been observed whether in the stock or property markets, that volume precedes price. Here is a look at market metrics for single family homes in the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Market over the last year.

MLS Housing Price Index:

Median Sales Price (of what’s selling):

Sales to Active Listing Ratio (absorption rate):

Volume of Sales Transactions:

The volume of Sales Transactions for single family homes...

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