Offshore Bids Price Canadians out of Housing Market

March 15th, 2012
Overseas investors are snapping up properties in Canada's largest cities, driving up prices and pushing ordinary Canadians out of the housing market, observers say.

Real estate experts call it the "new reality," and the high price paid for a north Toronto bungalow is the latest evidence.

This month, the three-bedroom bungalow, circa the 1960s and without much updating, sold for $421,800 ove ...

Vancouver Real Estate Market Update

March 7th, 2012
Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver releases Sales Statistics for February 2012

http://www.realtorlink.ca/portal/server.pt/document/3371017/rebgv_stats_package%2C_february_2012_pdf

North Vancouver Real Estate Update

March 7th, 2012
For February 2012 there were a total of 209 sales in North Vancouver. This number is down 9.9% from February 2011 which had 232 sales at it's month end. Although this may apprear to be a downwards trend in market activity, sales are still quite high when comparing February of 2010 which had 172 sales.

A similar trend has followed with new listings. There were 411 new listings activated in Febr ...

West Vancouver Real Estate Update

March 7th, 2012
For the month of February 2012 there were a total of 94 sales in West Vancouver. This number is down 18.3% from February 2011 which had 115 sales. Although this may appear to be a downwards trend in activity, sales are still relatively high when looking farther back to February of 2010 which had 82 sales.

New listings for West Vancouver real estate has followed a similar trend. For February 20 ...

946 SPYGLASS Road, Bowen Island, British Columbia

March 6th, 2012

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Situated on a spacious, private property with idyllic views of the forest, creeks and nature at it's best. This newer custom built home was constructed with excellent quality. Finished with natural wood siding, wood casement windows, and wrap around deck to enjoy the peaceful setting. It features 4 ...