Be in the know in 2020!  Fairview condo & real estate blog 

Never be lost again with this new free location app 

Posted on Jan 13, 2020


This new cool geocode app will change how people find places. Anybody who has travelled much knows how difficult it can be to navigate to meetings, restaurants, museums etc in unfamiliar locations. In my case navigating the the backcountry around Whistler in the winter can be dangerous and directing emergency services critical. What3words is the so...

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Fairview the strongest Westside neighbourhood for sales activity 2019 

Posted on Jan 08, 2020

The Fairview neighbourhood in Vancouver continued to be the strongest neighbourhood for sales activity in December out of all the Westside neighbourhoods. Condos and townhomes are seeing upwards pressure especially for homes under $600K.

How do we know? List to Sales Ratio

A buyer’s market has a 0-12% list to sales ratio
A balanced market has a 12-2...

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2019 was a year of adjustment in Metro Vancouver  

Posted on Jan 05, 2020

The Metro Vancouver housing market experienced below average sales activity and moderate price declines in 2019.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that sales of detached, attached and apartment homes reached 25,351 in 2019, a three per cent increase from the 24,619 sales recorded in 2018, and a 29.6 per cent decrease over th...

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Lighter side of life : Meet Mrs.Claus ... from Brooklyn 

Posted on Dec 04, 2019


Where else can you see 25-foot toy soldiers, a two-story Santa, or a house decked out with 30,000 lights other than Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. The suburban neighborhood, historically a quiet, Italian-American enclave, has been putting on its legendary holiday spectacle since 1986, when Lucy Spata moved to the area. Her over-the-top Christmas displays...

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Fairview's real estate market hot in October 

Posted on Nov 12, 2019

The Fairview real estate market was very strong in October having the most sales activity of any of the Westside neighbourhoods. Prices are seeing upwards pressure especially for homes under $600K.

How do we know? List to Sales Ratio

  • A buyer’s market has a 0-12% list to sales ratio
  • A balanced market has a 12-20% list to sales ratio
  • A seller’s market h...

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Fairview market active in September despite overall cool down on Westside

Posted on Oct 08, 2019

Fairview’s condo and townhouse real estate market activity picked up in September when compared to August despite most Westside neighbourhoods showing an overall cooling trend.

How do we know? List to Sales Ratio

  • A buyer’s market has a 0-12% list to sales ratio
  • A balanced market has a 12-20% list to sales ratio
  • A seller’s market has a 21% or greater li...

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