(January 13, 2017
First of all, my apologies that this email is going out so late...
November sales for single family homes were again below the 10 year average as sellers took time to adjust to the new reality of patient buyers. The average time on the market for single family homes has risen by 12 days in the last month. Condos and townhouses continue to sell at brisk pace and there is a slight increase in the days on the market since last month.
The holiday season should bring a slight slowdown to the number of properties being transacted as sellers either hold off on listing their properties or take their property off the market until the end of the season. Be prepared for a higher drop in the benchmark values for December as the sellers that have to sell consider lower offers than an average seller would
Included below are the latest statistics for real estate in the REBGV (Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver) and FVREB (Fraser Valley Real Estate Board) areas. You will find a clickable link to each area below which will open up as a separate PDF file.
Click on the links (in blue) below for the statistics package for your area:
(The links each take a few seconds to open as they are files stored on my Google Drive.)
Here are the full statistic packages for:
Fraser Valley Report
(which includes Surrey, North Surrey, South Surrey/White Rock, Cloverdale, Delta, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Mission.)
Below is a link to a graph showing the rise in prices in the Lower Mainland just for resale properties
(no new homes) over the last year. This link is live
so it will update when the new statistics come in each month. LINK to live graph
Please feel free to contact us if you would like specific information for your sub-area or if you would like a market evaluation of the value of your home.