Joannah Connolly

B.C. real estate outlook 2020: a forecast summary

Our round-up of various industry groups’ predictions for B.C.’s housing market next year — and is there a consensus?

B.C. housing market ‘firming’ as home sales, prices rise

With listings down for seventh straight month, sector edges towards seller’s market territory once more

Upcoming B.C. Assessment values to ‘reflect moderating market’ (WITH MAP)

Residential sector – especially in Lower Mainland – to see lower valuations, but commercial and industrial real estate values hold firm

November home sales soar 55.3% in Metro Vancouver, prices rebound

Jump in activity takes Metro residential market back to “historically typical levels” while Fraser Valley also sees “unexpected demand”

‘Real estate as a service’ now one of the hottest trends in North America: experts

Remember when commercial and residential space was just… space? Now real estate is an on-demand experience, says panel of experts

B.C. housing market recovery ‘much quicker than anticipated’: Central 1

Province's median home sale price is expected to hit a new record next year, forecasts the credit union

Metro Vancouver land sales plummet 70% in 2019’s first half

Region’s land investment saw very slow start to year, but industrial and office sectors still on fire

B.C. government overhauling real estate regulatory system

In wake of industry's money-laundering investigations, the province's financial services authority will take over real estate regulatory oversight from two current organizations

Residential sales across B.C. to rise 10.9% in 2020: BCREA

Biggest recovery in sales activity will be seen in the hardest-hit areas of Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley, predicts association

Metro Vancouver home sales jump 45.4% to well above 10-year average

October’s rush of buyer activity and drop in new listings means the region’s market is creeping back towards favouring sellers