Realty Thoughts

Sep 7-14, 2018 Biggest Price Drops

Posted on Sep 14, 2018 in Statistics

Note that these homes are still showing as active at this time, although they may have an offer in place or have sold and not registered in the MLS yet. 

Biggest Price Drops by Type and Area (Click the picture to see the listing in another window.): 

Single Family - Fraser Valley

Single Family - Great Vancouver


Home with Acreage - Fraser Valley


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1966 - Horseshoe Bay to New Westminster

Posted on Sep 12, 2018 in Way Back Machine

Click the gear icon to slow it down to 25% if you want to have time to see some of the landmarks, old cars, and clothing styles.

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Market Statistics - August 2018

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 in Statistics

We hope that everyone had an enjoyable summer and that those with children are not letting them see their relief that September is finally here. :^)

August of 2018 has now consolidated the trend of lower sales of the last few months. Here's a sampling of the headlines from different sources in the Vancouver area from most alarmist to the calmest:


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Market Statistics - July 2018

Posted on Aug 08, 2018 in Statistics

We hope you are enjoying this hot, dry summer in the Lower Mainland. We apologize for the delay in sending this abbreviated email but we are currently on a short holiday.

July of 2018 has continued the trend of the last few months. Last month there were only 2037 sales of all types in the REBGV, which is 30.9% lower than July of last year, and 1290...

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Market Statistics - June 2018

Posted on Jul 06, 2018 in Statistics


The sales for June of 2018 continued the slowing trend of the last few months. Especially hard hit have been single family homes (detached) which experienced sales 28.7% lower than the 10-year-average in Greater Vancouver. We haven't seen sales levels this low since 2012. 

Detached homes have entered "buyer market" territory as the sales-to-active ra...

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Market Statistics - May 2018

Posted on Jun 05, 2018 in Statistics


The sales for May of 2018 has continued the dip seen in the last few months. Historically, May sales are strong as it is in the end of the Spring season but this May has, like last month, experienced sales at a multi-year low.

The prices of attached homes are still rising in most areas but time spent on the market is beginning to grow on average, wh...

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