Information For Real Estate Investors in Vancouver | Gary Serra

The numbers are in!

Posted on January 18, 2016

What comes as no surprise to most of us in the industry, the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) has just released the numbers.  2015 goes down in the record books!! And December smashed all home sales records to date!!   A total of 6,590 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) […]

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No sign of slowdown in Vancouver’s Real Estate market

Posted on October 30, 2015

Residential home sales have been trending at 25% to 30% above the ten-year sales average for most of the year. The number of homes listed for sale hasn’t been keeping up with the demand. It’s this dynamic that’s placing upward pressure on home prices, particularly in the detached home market. At no point this year […]

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March 2015 Market Update

Posted on April 14, 2015

Metro Vancouver home buyers out in force in March. We’re seeing strong competition amongst home buyers today. This is leading to more multiple offer situations and some upward pressure on home prices. For sellers, this means that it’s taking less time, on average, for your home to sell if you have it priced correctly for […]

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Investor Quarterly – Summer/Fall 2014

Posted on September 19, 2014

Spruce Up The Exterior The rental property market is very competitive for Vancouver landlords. From setting the right price to finding the right tenants, managing a rental unit can seem daunting. But with a few updates you can make your house standout from the rest and find the perfect renters. There are countless ways to […]

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Investor Quarterly – Spring 2014

Posted on April 06, 2014

Tenancy Info: 2014 Rent Increases British Columbia landlords are subject to what is called ‘rent control’. This means that the government dictates how much landlords can raise the rent for your existing tenants in your rental properties. Every year the Residential Tenancy Branch of the BC provincial government will publish the allowable rent increase on […]

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