Growth Continues in the BC Commercial Real Estate Sector

November 30th, 2017

Vancouver, BC – November 30, 2016. The BCREA Commercial Leading Indicator (CLI) increased for a ninth consecutive quarter, rising 2 points in the third quarter of 2017 to 135.3. That increase represents a 1.7 per cent rise over the second quarter and a 7.3 per cent increase from one year ago.

“A booming BC economy continues to drive the CLI higher," says BCREA Economist Brendon Ogmundson. ...

BC Home Sales Rise Despite Low Level of Supply

November 15th, 2017

Vancouver, BC – November 14, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 8,677 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October, an increase of 19.3 per cent from the same period last year. Total sales dollar volume was $6.25 billion, up 41.6 per cent from October 2016. The average MLS® residential price in the prov ...

October fails to scare away home buyers in the Fraser Valley

November 4th, 2017

October fails to scare away home buyers in the Fraser Valley

SURREY, BC – Ongoing demand for properties in the Fraser Valley saw overall sales reach the second highest point for an October in the Board’s history.

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board processed 1,799 sales of all property types on its Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in October, an increase of 23 per cent compared to the 1,463 ...