Real estate board instates 2009/2010 president


Vancouver, B.C. - The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) is pleased to introduce K. Scott Russell as the 2009/2010 president of the board.

Award recipients blend fun into community service


VANCOUVER, B.C. - Two REALTORS® were recognized for infusing cheer and energy into their respective fundraising and community service efforts in 2008 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on March 26. 

REALTOR® honoured for excellence in the profession


VANCOUVER, B.C. -  REALTOR® Judith Whyte became the first-ever recipient of The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s Professional Excellence Award, March 26, during the annual REBGV President’s Recognition Dinner at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

Property listings decrease, as February sales improve


VANCOUVER, B.C. – Residential housing sales in Greater Vancouver rose 94 per cent in February compared to the month before, with 1,480 sales registered in February compared to 762 sales in January, which was the slowest month for housing sales in 25 years.

Home listings withdraw as sales volume slows


VANCOUVER, B.C. – The first month of 2009 saw a continued reduction in the number of homes listed for sale in Greater Vancouver, while sales volumes in January were the lowest for that month since the early 1980s.

Federal budget good news for homebuyers and homeowners


VANCOUVER, BC – Yesterday’s federal budget offered a number of initiatives to benefit homebuyers and homeowners in our communities.

REALTORS® contribute thousands to community causes


VANCOUVER, B.C.– The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s (REBGV) six geographical divisions turned meetings, events and functions last year into fundraising opportunities, raising tens of thousands of dollars to support the needs of people in their communities.

2008 brought improved housing affordability to Greater Vancouver


VANCOUVER, B.C. - The record-breaking real estate market cycle in Greater Vancouver, longer than normal at seven consecutive years, ended in 2008 amidst global economic challenges.

Blanket Drive donations strong in the face of adversity


VANCOUVER, BC – With a combination of heightened media coverage and old fashioned Canadian spirit, the 14th annual REALTORS® Care Blanket Drive overcame tough economic conditions, to reach near record-setting totals.

Making sense of today’s housing market


In recent months, economists have had the unenviable task of trying to calculate the direction the housing market is likely to take, factoring in things like unemployment rates, population and immigration figures, economic growth, mortgage rates, and that most nebulous of criteria: consumer confidence.

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