News & Updates for Vancouver Real Estate

Government Shares Plan to Reign in Vancouver Housing Market

Government Shares Plan to Reign in Vancouver Housing Market

February 23, 2018

In order to bring stability to the exuberantly priced Vancouver housing market, which has may people shut out, the BC NDP has launched a 30-point plan that’s broadly designed to stabilize the market while they pump 6 billion dollars into affordable housing over the next three years. “It’s a bold move, but many feel that’s […]

Vancouver Realtor Shares 5 Year Trend report for Townhouses in Vancouver

Vancouver Realtor Shares 5 Year Trend report for Townhouses in Vancouver

February 2, 2018

Just how much has the housing market in Vancouver changed over the last five years? According to Vancouver Realtor Ariane Benjamin, attached properties such as condos and townhouses in Vancouver have varied in price from 52 to 70% between 2013-2017. “The rate of growth really depends on the location,” explains Ariane. “For example, over the […]

Vancouver Townhouses for Sale: A Look at November’s Market

Vancouver Townhouses for Sale: A Look at November’s Market

December 15, 2017

Have you ever looked at all the townhouses for sale and wondered, what’s happening? When you’re looking to buy or sell any kind of property, it’s important to track the market trends of the neighbourhood you’re living in or targeting. “Pricing and demand in different neighbourhoods can determine if you’ll sell over asking—or if you […]

Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Shares Tips for Refreshing a Bathroom on a Budget

Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Shares Tips for Refreshing a Bathroom on a Budget

October 16, 2017

As a Vancouver townhouse realtor, Ariane Benjamin knows that there are always two rooms that make a home stand out—the kitchen and the bathroom. “Updating a bathroom is about more than swapping out the towels,” says Ariane, who assists people with buying and selling through vancouvertownhouse.ca “However, most people balk at the prospect of a […]

Vancouver Townhouses: Townhouse Selling Stats for September

Vancouver Townhouses: Townhouse Selling Stats for September

October 12, 2017

Demand for Vancouver townhouses and condos is still on an upward trend. As a specialized townhouse realtor in Vancouver, Ariane Benjamin tracks the market so she can offer the best advice to people buying and selling townhouses. Here is a synopsis of last month’s performance for Vancouver Eastside & Westside, Downtown and North Vancouver.   […]

Vancouver Townhouse: What’s the Average Size of a Mortgage in Vancouver?

Vancouver Townhouse: What’s the Average Size of a Mortgage in Vancouver?

October 2, 2017

Vancouver townhouses, condos, and houses—oh my! There’s no doubt that real estate is expensive in this lovely city. And there’s no doubt you already realize this.  But have you ever wondered just what the average mortgage looks like? According to a TransUnion report released in August, for the first quarter of 2017, the average size […]

Vancouver Townhouses: A Look at the Project Cancellation in Langara West

Vancouver Townhouses: A Look at the Project Cancellation in Langara West

September 26, 2017

The steep cost of housing has triggered intense competition for properties priced between $350,000 and $750,000. As Vancouver townhouses and condos are primarily the market that fall within this range, pricing on these properties has surged over the last few years. During this time, VivaGrand has put the brakes on Langara West, a residential development […]

Real Estate Gets a Boost from Vancouver Townhouses and Condos

Real Estate Gets a Boost from Vancouver Townhouses and Condos

September 13, 2017

According to the latest numbers from betterdwelling.com, Vancouver real estate prices continued to climb in August. Most of this was attributed to greater demand for Vancouver townhouses and condos combines with a declining inventory. “This is the first time since March 2017 that inventory declined while sales increased,” the article pointed out. Benchmark prices are generally up […]

Choosing the Right Vancouver Real Estate Agent

Choosing the Right Vancouver Real Estate Agent

August 10, 2017

When it comes to choosing a Vancouver real estate agent, there’s no shortage of supply. Earlier this week, the CBC reported that Vancouver’s longstanding housing boom has drawn thousands of people to the sector. According to the article, “realtors’ ranks in Canada’s largest city and hottest housing market have surged 77 percent since 2008 to […]

Townhouse Realtor Discusses Legalization of Short Term Rentals

Townhouse Realtor Discusses Legalization of Short Term Rentals

July 27, 2017

As a townhouse realtor, Ariane Benjamin knows Vancouver is facing a serious housing crunch. In mid-July, the city inched towards the legalization of short-term rentals. “There are a lot of considerations,” says Ariane, who adds there are pros and cons for everyone on both sides of the issue. “Some long-term residents are concerned about how […]

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Ariane Benjamin - Vancouver Real Estate Agent
Ariane Benjamin

Vancouver Townhouse
RE/MAX Crest Realty Westside
1428 West 7th Avenue Vancouver, BC
Office (604) 602-1111 | Direct (604) 779-1500Email info@vancouvertownhouse.ca

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