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Montreal our performed Vancouver and Toronto in 2019

January 10th, 2020
Although Montreal average housing price has the biggest jump in the past 9 years, it is still 2.5 times less than Greater Vancouver.  If you are interested in investing in Montreal, please contact me at tinamak@tinamak.com 

REBGV January 2019 market update video

February 14th, 2019

REBGV Stats - December 2018

January 25th, 2019

Metro Vancouver home sales decline below historical averages in 2018

Metro Vancouver home sales in 2018 were the lowest annual total in the region since 2000.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 24,619 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in 2018, a 31.6 per cent decrease from the 35,993 sales rec ...

B.C. Government launches promised condo flipping registry

November 6th, 2018
Honey moon is over for Vancouver speculators. Now we enter "You Play, You Pay!" era.   Developers now needs to report all assignments to a website called Condo & Strata Assignment Integrity Register (CSAIR) and all info will be forward to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  This is the only tax legislation I agreed with the NDP government.  It makes sense and reasonable.  
Take a look at the US re ...

Who to blame on our housing crisis? Chinese?

October 12th, 2018
While the locals blame the Chinese inflated the housing value.  Think twice!  Our governments (both previous and current) trying to get their voters vote.  All they do is to slap tax after tax without detail thought through process.  Now they successfully bring down 25% to 30% sales volume.  So, what does it means? more tax! Read article by clicking on the red link

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REBGV January 2018 market update video

February 18th, 2018

Low supply continues to limit Metro Vancouver home buyers

March 3rd, 2017

Low supply continues to limit Metro Vancouver home buyers

Reluctance amongst Metro Vancouver* home sellers is impacting sale and price activity throughout the region’s housing market.

Residential home sales in the region totalled 2,425 in February 2017. This is a 41.9 per cent decrease from the record 4,172 homes sold in February 2016 and an increase of 59.2 per cent compared to January ...

Home Sales and Listings Continue to Follow Historical Averages

March 6th, 2014

In the first two months of 2014, the Greater Vancouver housing market has maintained the steady pace set throughout 2013.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 2,530 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February 2014. This represents a 40.8 per cent increase compared to the 1,797 sales recorded in Februar ...

Cheapest House for sale in Metro Vancouver

September 8th, 2012

The August stats shows Vancouver's Summer housing market is slow. In fact, it is the

slowest Auguest since 1998. Well, should buyers be celebrating? why are we worrying?

They were complaining about our high price housing market so they should jump into the market



The stock market is even more volatile than real estate market but there are still sales

everyday. With the incr ...

Vancouverites, are you proud? or are you worry?

February 17th, 2012
Vancouverites, are you proud? or are you worry?

Vancouverites, are you proud? or are you worry? We are #37 most expensive city in the world, up from 72nd last yr. No matter it's a place or a person. When you shine, you'll always get complements as well as criticism. Can you own a home here? yes, you can but require some good planning & spending discipline. Read more on Vancouver now the most ...
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