News & Updates for Vancouver Real Estate

Modest Vancouver Bungalow fetches $1.325 million

Modest Vancouver Bungalow fetches $1.325 million

April 12, 2018

Vancouver’s housing market may have softened, but sometimes it’s hard to tell. Earlier this month a modest Vancouver bungalow made headlines when it sold for $1.325 million. “It’s not what you’d expect in a market where many of the stories seem to focus on caution and speculation,” says Vancouver Townhouse realtor Ariane Benjamin. “Still, it’s […]

Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Advocates Tip Line to Report Shady Dealings

Vancouver Townhouse Realtor Advocates Tip Line to Report Shady Dealings

April 4, 2018

As a Vancouver townhouse realtor, Ariane Benjamin knows that Vancouver has sometimes made headlines for its dubious real estate practices. However, the province is attempting to nip this in the bud with a new tip line that will allow both agents and consumers to report shady agents. The measure is meant to enforce professional standards […]

Vancouver Townhouses and Condos Defy Detached Home Slump

Vancouver Townhouses and Condos Defy Detached Home Slump

March 26, 2018

As a Vancouver townhouse realtor, Ariane Benjamin knows that February typically signals the start of the spring rush. However, a variety of factors have created a maelstrom that has put the Vancouver housing market in the spotlight. “A lot of people are anxiously waiting to see how stricter mortgage requirements and higher interest rates will […]

Vancouver Townhouse Shares Tips for Personalizing Your Home

Vancouver Townhouse Shares Tips for Personalizing Your Home

March 15, 2018

In Vancouver, townhouses tend to be tall and narrow. This can put a crimp in your decorating schemes when the time comes. But townhouse realtor Ariane Benjamin advises that there’s a very simple way to make your townhouse feel personalized and complete—look to the walls. “Wall decoration is a wonderful way to personalize a space,” […]

Condos and Townhouses in Vancouver Still in High Demand

Condos and Townhouses in Vancouver Still in High Demand

February 16, 2018

As a realtor who specializes in buying and selling townhouses in Vancouver, 2018 marked the start of an interesting year for Ariane Benjamin. “CBC Canada just released an article saying that combined home sales in January were up 19.4 percent from the same time last year,” says Ariane. “However, townhouse and condo sales were above […]

Freshen Up Your Vancouver Townhouse in Five Steps

Freshen Up Your Vancouver Townhouse in Five Steps

February 8, 2018

There’s no place like home. Of course, those feelings can change after a prolonged period of staying indoors. Homeowners living in trim spaces can really start to feel the wintery months. To break the mental boredom,Vancouver townhouse realtor Ariane Benjamin suggests a five-step refresh. “The New Year is when many townhouse owners feel the need […]

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 […]

Condos and Townhouses in Vancouver Make City Living Tenable

Condos and Townhouses in Vancouver Make City Living Tenable

January 24, 2018

According to Vancouver townhouse realtor Ariane Benjamin, almost 75% of single-family homes in Vancouver are now assessed at over $1 million. “As more people try to get into a detached home, the million dollar price tag on detached homes is spreading further and further outside of Vancouver Proper,” says Ariane. “Housing is now almost as […]

New Mortgage Lending Rules Triggers Seller’s Market for Vancouver Townhouses and Condos

New Mortgage Lending Rules Triggers Seller’s Market for Vancouver Townhouses and Condos

January 8, 2018

“At almost $1 million less than the average detached home, there’s been a surge in demand for Vancouver townhouses and condos,” says Ariane Benjamin, realtor at vancouvertownhouse.ca. Prices for condos in Vancouver Proper just reached a benchmark price of $655,400. Couple that with the strict new mortgage rules that set a new qualifying rate for […]

Vancouver Realtor Says Home Prices Expected to Rise in 2018

Vancouver Realtor Says Home Prices Expected to Rise in 2018

January 4, 2018

“According to the BC Real Estate Association, in 2018 house prices will rise even as sales slow,” says Vancouver Realtor Ariane Benjamin of vancouvertownhouse.ca New entrants into the housing market will likely face some headwinds, which include higher interest rates and more stringent mortgage qualifications. Much of this is an attempt to slow down the runaway […]

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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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