News & Updates for Vancouver Real Estate

Home Sales Sag, High End Homes See Price Dip

Home Sales Sag, High End Homes See Price Dip

August 7, 2018

l According to Business in Vancouver, stricter mortgage qualification legislation continues to play a part in the real estate market across Greater Vancouver and the province as a whole. The data comes from the British Columbia Real Estate Association—and for home buyers and sellers, the market conditions are considered balanced. Home sales in Vancouver were […]

A Snapshot of Real Estate in Vancouver from May to June

A Snapshot of Real Estate in Vancouver from May to June

July 12, 2018

A June retrospect of real estate in Vancouver showed that while higher borrowing costs are impacting activates and prices, the market is being buoyed by factors like low unemployment, rising wages, and a healthy population growth. According to Snap Stats, a statistic service that brings simplicity and clarity to complex real estate trends, Vancouver is […]

Vancouver Townhouse Blog Distinguished as One of 25 Vancouver Real Estate Blogs and Websites to Follow In 2018

Vancouver Townhouse Blog Distinguished as One of 25 Vancouver Real Estate Blogs and Websites to Follow In 2018

June 22, 2018

“The team at vancouvertownhouse.ca is delighted to announce that Feedspot has distinguished our blog as one of the Best 25 Vancouver Real Estate Bloggers in 2018,” says Vancouver Townhouse realtor Ariane Benjamin. Winners of the 25 Best Vancouver Real Estate Blogs for 2018 were selected from thousands of candidates in Feedspot’s index using search and […]

Vancouver Real Estate: Detached Housing Prices Tumble, Townhouses Stay Strong

Vancouver Real Estate: Detached Housing Prices Tumble, Townhouses Stay Strong

June 14, 2018

Vancouver real estate agent Ariane Benjamin has been carefully watching the market ever since the new housing rules came into effect. As a realtor who specializes in townhouses, the effects of the higher lending rates in tandem with tougher mortgage rules, taxes, and restrictions have been immediate and impactful. “Mortgage amounts and lending have become […]

Bedroom Inspiration from Vancouver Townhouse

Bedroom Inspiration from Vancouver Townhouse

May 31, 2018

From sleek Vancouver townhouses to stylish chateaus, the bedroom is one of the most significant spaces in the home. While it doesn’t get the love afforded to kitchens and bathrooms, for many family members it is a reprieve—a place for solitude and rest. To inspire homeowners, a recent article on Houzz featured a showcase of […]

Assessing Vancouver’s Townhouse Market in May

Assessing Vancouver’s Townhouse Market in May

May 15, 2018

When it comes to real estate, Vancouver has been in the news—a lot. But while the price tag per square foot on high end detached homes has certainly slid, trends assessing Vancouver’s townhouse and condo market show stability. According to the Knight Frank Prime Global Cities Index, which monitors price growth of the top five […]

Empty Homes Tax Projected to Pull in $30m

Empty Homes Tax Projected to Pull in $30m

May 3, 2018

The empty homes tax has been controversial, but earlier this month, Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that the tax will generate an estimated $30 million for affordable housing in Vancouver. Property owners who do not rent empty houses are subject to the tax, which will contribute to Vancouver’s affordable housing fund. According to Robertson, the highest […]

Demand for Vancouver Townhouses Skyrockets in March, Setting Record

Demand for Vancouver Townhouses Skyrockets in March, Setting Record

April 20, 2018

The heightened demand for townhouses in Vancouver saw prices soar to record levels last month. Year over year, the cost of townhouses in Vancouver has grown 16.3% to reach a staggering average of $966,221. “It’s extravagant compared to the rest of the country,” says Ariane Benjamin, a Vancouver townhouse realtor. “As a beautiful and desirable […]

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 […]

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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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