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24 December 2015
BC Housing Forecast for 2016
Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are on track to surpass 100,000 units this year. This level of home sales will be the third strongest on record and mark the first year since 2007 that BC home sales exceed the Read More...
23 October 2013
Housing Market Rebound to Extend Into 2014
BCREA 2013 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast Vancouver, BC - October 22, 2013. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2013 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today. BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are Read More...
01 June 2012
Canadian Q1 GDP Growth and US Employment
The Canadian economy grew at a 1.9 per cent rate in the first quarter of 2012, as growth in consumer spending slowed and business investment accelerated. Economic growth fell short of Bank of Canada expectations of 2.5 per cent though a pick up in second Read More...
12 February 2010
Gold Medal Recovery Limited by Economy, Affordability
Housing Forecast Update - First Quarter 2010 Vancouver, BC - January 29, 2010. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its Housing Forecast Update for the first quarter of 2010 today. BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential Read More...
14 September 2008
Fewer Homes Being Added to the Market
Vancouver, BC – September 12, 2008. British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports residential sales dollar volume on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC declined 49 per cent to $2.2 billion in August, compared to August Read More...
30 August 2008
BC MLS® Home Sales Generate $2 Billion in GDP and 28,800 Jobs
Vancouver, BC – September 2, 2008. British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released today a report on the economic impact of Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales to the provincial economy in 2007. A typical MLS® Read More...
19 August 2008
Swollen Inventories Favour Homebuyers
Vancouver, BC – August 15, 2008. British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports residential sales dollar volume on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC declined 38 per cent to $2.9 billion in July, compared to July 2007. Read More...
16 June 2008
Rising Gas/Food Prices Sideline Homebuyers
Vancouver, BC – June 16, 2008. British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports residential sales dollar volume on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC declined 27 per cent to $3.85 billion in May, compared to May 2007. Residential Read More...