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Canadian Real GDP Growth (Q4'2020)

Posted on Mar 04, 2021 in Economics

GDP Growth - Vancouver Real EstateThe Canadian economy expanded at a 9.6 per cent annual rate in the fourth quarter of 2020. Growth was led by increased government spending, business investment and investment in new home construction and renovations as well as a large change in business inventories as large drawdowns of inventory from previous quarters reversed. For 2020 as a whole...

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February 2021 - Vancouver Real Estate Statistics

Posted on Mar 02, 2021 in Market Update

February 2021 Real Estate MLS VancouverHome buyer competition intensifies across Metro Vancouver’s housing market

Competition amongst home buyers is putting upward pressure on home prices across Metro Vancouver’s* housing market.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,727 in February 2021, a 73.3 per cent increase f...

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Canadian 5-Year Bond Yield Surges

Posted on Feb 26, 2021 in Mortgage News

Mortgage Rates VancouverIn an unprecedented move, bond yields are spiking around the world. Yields globally are now at levels last seen before the coronavirus spread worldwide. At the same time, commodity prices are surging, including energy, metals and minerals, agricultural products and lumber. The Biden administration's $1.9 trillion stimulus package is has triggered f...

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Canadian home sales hit an all-time record high in January

Posted on Feb 18, 2021 in Market Update

Top Vancouver RealtorHousing Continued to Surge in January


Today the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) released statistics showing national home sales hit another all-time high in January 2021. Canadian home sales increased 2.0% month-on-month (m-o-m) building on December’s 7.0% gain. On a year-over-year (y-o-y) basis, existing home sales surged 35.2%. As the char...

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Canadian Inflation (January 2021)

Posted on Feb 17, 2021 in Economics

Vancouver Real Estate Inflation RateCanadian inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.0% in January year-over-year. The increase was largely due to higher gasoline prices (6.1%). Excluding gasoline, the CPI rose by 1.3%, which is up from 1.0% in December. Prices rose in seven of eight components year-over-year in January. Growth in the Bank of Canada's three...

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A Record-Setting Start to 2021

Posted on Feb 11, 2021 in Market Update

MLS Listings & Sales - Greater Vancouver - Fraser ValleyThe British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 7,169 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2021, an increase of 63.3 per cent over January 2020 and over a thousand sales higher than the previous record for the month of January. The average MLS® residential price in BC w...

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