BC Home Sales Tick Higher in March !

Vancouver, BC  APRIL 15, 2013


The BC Real Estate Association (BCREA)  reports that a total of 5,661 residential sales were recorded by the MLS in the province of BC during March, up 6.6% from February on a seasonally adjusted basis, but down 17.7% compared to March 2012.  March Sales on the North Shore showed more improvement than the overall BC number, but overall sales are down 22% to 35%, depending the area.  There's some good news for Buyers!


                                                              North Van          West Van

Residential Sales  Feb   '13             155                     46

Residential Sales March '13            206                     77 

Increase:                                              33%                   68%

                                                               North Van         West Van

Residential Sales Feb '12                  209                      95

Residential Sales March '12              252                    104

Increase:                                                20%                      9%

% Change 2012 to 2013                  North Van           West Van


February Sales                                 Down 35%         Down 50%

March  Sales                                     Down 22%         Down 35%


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