Vancouver, BC – January 30, 2013. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released
its 2013 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update today.

BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are forecast to increase 5.6 per cent to 71,450 units this year, before increasing a further 6.1 per cent to 75,830 units in 2014. The five-year average is 74,600 unit sales, while the ten-year average is 86,800 unit sales. A record 106,300 MLS® residential sales were recorded in 2005. 

“2013 is shaping up to be a transition year in the BC...

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Bright and Spacious

Shows Well

2 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 Level, 1086 SqFt

Prices at $412,800

Open House Feb 2 from 1:00 to 3:00

 

123 9229 University

Burnaby, BC

Simon Fraser University, UniverCity

 

Detached style living with strata convenience! This extremely bright 2level/2bed/2full bath home is in great condition & shows very well. You will not be disappointed. Features: open layout, excellent room separation, large kitchen w/eating area & SS apps & your own patio. The spacious master has 3pc ensuite & tons of closet space & 2nd bed is excellent sized. The Serenity complex...

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The Bank of Canada announced on January 23rd, 2013 that it is keeping its key policy interest rate at 1 per cent, where it has been held for more than two years. In providing guidance on where interest rates are heading, the Bank said interest rate hikes are “less imminent than previously anticipated.”

The Bank acknowledged that Canadian economic growth slowed more abruptly in the second half of 2012 than it had previously anticipated. It also recognized a marked deceleration in the growth of household debt, moderation in the housing sector, and softer than expected inflation.

The Bank...

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16' Soaring Ceilings

1459 sqft, 2 Level, 3 Bed & 3 Bath Condo

Priced at $574,979

Open House: Jan 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 

 

10 9320 Universt Cr.

Burnaby, BC

Simon Fraser Univeristy, UniverCity

 

Rarely available! A stunning home w/bouns self-contained studio/flex space; perfect for home/office or suppplement income. This 1459 sqft, 3 bed/3 bath/2 level unit located in prestigious One University Cr. shows very well & is in excellent condition. Features; East/West exposure, open concept plan, soaring 16' living & bedroom ceilings, spacious kitchen w/quartz counters & stainless...

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South Facing
Concrete Town Home
Priced at $438,800
Open: Jan 19 1:00 - 3:00

110 9009 Cornerstone Mews

Burnaby, BC

SFU, Simon Fraser Univesity, UniverCity


Unique and rarely available town home conveniently located in the heart of UniverCity! Steps to shopping, transit, SFU campus & all this area has to offer. This south facing 2level/2bed/2full bath home is in great condition & shows very well. Features: hardwood floors, open layout, euro-inspired kitchen, large windows, tons of storage, separate locker & a fabulous patio space. Top floor offers a...

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The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 67,637 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC during 2012, a decline of 11.8 per cent compared to 2011. Total sales dollar volume declined 19.1 per cent to $34.8 billion over the same period. The annual average MLS® residential price in the province was $514,836 in 2012, down 8.3 per cent from 2011. 

“A notable pullback in consumer demand in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley during 2012 was more than enough to offset&nbs...

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The Greater Vancouver housing market experienced below average home sale totals, typical home listing activity and modest declines in home prices in 2012.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartment properties in 2012 reached 25,032, a 22.7 per cent decline from the 32,387 sales recorded in 2011, and an 18.2 per cent decrease from the 30,595 residential sales in 2010. Last year’s home sale total was 25.7 per cent below the ten-year average for annual Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) sales in the region.

The number...

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Simon Fraser
Market Update

Simon Fraser Condos

Altaire by Polygon

Altaire built in 2008/2009 reaches higher then any other condo building in Metro Vancouver offering panoramic views.

Novo I by Intergulf

Novo I built in 2007 known for the amazing sight lines and views from most units and balconies up to 1000 sq ft.

Novo II by Intergulf

Novo II built in 2007 known for the amazing sight lines and views from most units and balconies up to 1000 sq ft.

Aurora by Polygon

Aurora built in 2006 with 103 condos featuring 36 unique floor plans ranging from 715 sq ft to 1500 sq ft.

One University by Millennium

One University built in 2005 is UniverCity's flagship building with luxury homes featuring semi private elevators.

Harmony by Polygon

Harmony built in 2005 was the first condo development at Univercity & as a result offers a unique setting & views.

Serenity Townhomes by Polygon

Serenity is a collection of 2 bedroom townhomes of 1100 sq ft ranging to 4 bedroom 2000+ sq ft townhomes.

The Hub by Liberty Homes

The Hub built in 2009 is set atop Nester's Grocery and steps from High Street giving these homes an urban feel.

Verdant by VanCity Enterprises

Verdant is a two storey town home building built with environmental design and stylish living spaces which complement the modern exterior of these SFU homes.

Origin by Porte Development

Origin is designed by GBL Architect & BYU Interior Designs, developed by Porte Development Corp. and marketed by Red Dot Real Estate.

Nest by Mosaic

Located on UniverCity High Street across from the new University Highlands elementary schools this refreshing building will add further depth to a growing community.

Highland House by Liberty Homes

A 12-storey concrete high-rise development and targeted towards Rental Investors and First-Time Condo Buyers.

Lift by Porte Development

Lift will be a wood frame building comprising of 56 homes. Building technologies, environmental features, and price points should be similar to Origin.

Altitude by Hungerford Group

Altitude will be a 2 tower development comprising of a 12 and 14 story building with a total of 210 strata units.

CentreBlock by Liberty Homes

CentreBlock at UniverCity atop Burnaby Mountain is the latest condo project with sales commencing early 2014. .

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