Monthly Rental Market Report – April 2023

April saw an inverse of the pricing trend we’ve been witnessing since the beginning of the year, with unfurnished one-bedroom homes seeing an increase in the average rental price, while furnished one-bedroom homes saw a decrease in their average rental price. Since April 2022, the average rent for an unfurnished, one-bedroom unit in Metro Vancouver … Read more

Monthly Rental Market Report – March 2023

For the second month in a row, unfurnished one-bedroom rental prices have dropped across the region of Metro Vancouver, excluding only the communities of Vancouver and West Vancouver, which both saw rental increases for unfurnished one-bedroom units slightly over 2%. According to, the average price for an unfurnished one-bedroom unit has fallen by $43 … Read more

The Bank of Canada Hiked Rates Again And Isn’t Finished Yet

The Governing Council of the Bank of Canada (BOC) raised its target for the overnight policy rate by 75 basis points (or 0.75%) today to 3.25% and signaled that the policy rate would rise further. While some Bay Street analysts believed this would be the last tightening move this cycle, the central bank’s press release has dissuaded … Read more

Monthly Rental Market Report- February 2023

Metro Vancouver is an area with a wide range of rental rates. For example, West Vancouver had the highest prices for one, two and three-bedroom homes, both furnished and unfurnished, in consecutive months, while North Vancouver had the highest prices for furnished units. On the other hand, Coquitlam had the least expensive one-bedroom furnished units … Read more

Monthly Real Estate Market Report – February 2023

Recent data from February indicates that many potential sellers in Metro Vancouver still hesitate to participate in the local real estate market, leading to a below-average number of transactions. This lack of engagement has caused inventory levels in the region to increase slightly compared to previous years. This trend towards reduced activity is far from … Read more

Why live in Yaletown Vancouver

Back in the day, Yaletown was rather unknown to most residents in Vancouver. It was mainly a “warehouse district” in the Downtown South section of the city. Today, with its busy commercial activities, bustling offices and restaurants, art gallerias, and its growing residential/real estate sectors, Vancouverites have pretty much recognized this city as a dynamic … Read more

Monthly Real Estate Market Report – January 2023

Inventory remains low in Metro Vancouver* while home sales dipped well below monthly historical averages in January. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,022 in January 2023, a 55.3 percent decrease from the 2,285 sales recorded in January 2022, and a 21.1 percent decrease … Read more

Monthly Rental Market Report – January 2023

This upward trend we’ve been experiencing in rent prices in and around Metro Vancouver is not expected to continue. With the Bank of Canada’s interest rate increases slowing down, rental prices could potentially decrease as well. Since January 2022, the average rent for an unfurnished, one-bedroom apartment has increased by $430. This is an unprecedented … Read more

Real Estate Investment and Property Management: Are They The Same?

Have you ever considered investing in real estate, but weren’t sure where to start? Or maybe you have a few properties and are considering hiring a property management company to help you keep things running smoothly. Either way, this blog post is for you! We’ll give you an overview of what real estate investing entails, … Read more