Blog by Maureen Stout, Ph.D.
SEMINAR UPDATES - TALKING IN THE TIME OF COVID
We have been offering educational (non-sales) seminars on real estate around Vancouver for over a decade and with over 40 years of combined business and real estate experience we are able to tailor our talks to the needs of a wide variety of audiences.
As I write this (May 2020) we are in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, so for everyone's heal ...
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February 2016 Market Update
Hi everyone. I’m sure that many of you have been reading the articles on the various news outlets regarding a number of issues and concerns relating to Vancouver real estate.
A host of issues have come to our attention in the last few weeks, covered extensively in the media (and coming directly to realtors from the Real Estate Board and the Real Estate Council). ...
January Market Update
2015 was a record year in real estate in Greater Vancouver. Sale prices and sales volumes rose throughout the year, with overall sales totalling 42,326, a 27.8% increase over 2014. We experienced a very strong seller’s market that got stronger as the year progressed.
Many areas of Vancouver showed sales figures that far exceeded the average. For example, in December in ...
- Proper pricing
- Presenting the property to advantage
- Providing infomative and attractive marketing materials
- Timing opens and showings to invite interest
- Negotiating to optimize initial offer and final sale price
Each of these items is cr ...
This is definitely a hot summer, both weather-wise and market-wise. June was pretty much the same as the last couple of months, only busier! Volume-wise, it was the busiest June in 10 years, with a sales ratio (number of sales per active listings in a given month) at 35%, which is pretty extraordinary.
So if you're a seller, how do you price a property to make the most of this market?
In a ...
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Maureen Stout (604) 317-2491