Vancouver realtor, Sebastian Albrecht discusses Vancouver’s rising rental vacancy rate in this video blog. The CMHC recently reported that the vacancy rate in Metro Vancouver doubled to 2.1%. This rise can be attributed largely to low interest rates that have moved motivated many renter’s to become first-time homebuyers. Meanwhile, rents continue to rise as Vancouver [...]
Sebastian Albrecht, Vancouver realtor, how to buy a Vancouver presale condo. He explains in this video blog what you will want to look out for when looking at purchasing a Presale Condo in the Vancouver real estate market and how to get the best possible deal. He offers insights into the process from his own [...]
Sebastian Albrecht, Vancouver realtor, how to buy a Vancouver presale condo. He explains in this video blog what you will want to look out for when looking at purchasing a Presale Condo in the Vancouver real estate market and how to get the best possible deal. He offers insights into the process from his [...]
The strength of the Vancouver real estate market abated slightly this past week. However, given the time of year it is still surprisingly strong.
New Listings – Vancouver
New Listings rose (+1.67%) ever so slightly this week. For just the 2nd time in 10 weeks we had New Listings up. They went from 240 the week before [...]
Sebastian Albrecht, Vancouver realtor, discusses what a Vancouver Presale Condo is. He explains what exactly a presale is and how it is different from other ways of buying real estate, why presales exist and why they might be a good option for you.
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The market is definitely winding down as we head into the holiday season. However, there is still surprising strength in the numbers. Listings fell but Sales were up strongly resulting in a very healthy Sell/List ratio.
New Listings – Vancouver
Once again New Listings saw a decline this past week (-9.09%). We saw 240 New Listings this [...]
A Near Record Month of November
The average home in Greater Vancouver rose 12.4% over the past year. In the City of Vancouver we blew this average out of the water. November 2009 saw detached homes up 24.61%, attached homes up 16.73% and apartments up 11.51%.
These numbers mask, to some degree the fact that we saw [...]
Sebastian Albrecht, Vancouver realtor, discusses parking at the Woodwards Condos in this video blog. There are two different options available, either parking on a 10 year pre-paid lease (across the street), or parking that is owned and right beneath the two towers (W43 and W32). If owning parking is important to you, be aware of [...]
Vancouver realtor, Sebastian Albrecht, video blogs about the new Woodwards condos in downtown Vancouver. The finishings inside the suites are impressive and include stainless steel appliances, Eggersmann cabinetry and exposed concrete ceilings. Sebastian shows off the view from this 40th floor suite and discusses some current opportunities available in the two towers (W43 and W32).