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What’s selling in the Vancouver Kitsilano Single Family Market? The Vancouver West Side Single Family Market continues to favour buyers. Unlike the rest of the West Side single family market, the Kitsilano market is now favouring sellers.


Six homes sold in Kitsilano last month. The most expensive home sold for $6.3M. This would have bought you a 105 year old home on a 49 foot wide lot Kits Point. This is one of my favourite areas in Vancouver. This property has been available for sale for a year and sold for over the asking price.


The least expensive home sold for $2.2M. This would have bought you a 92 year old triplex on 10th Avenue.


17 homes were available and on the market in Kitsilano last month. To have 6 home sell puts us in a seller’s market with 35% of the homes selling. Sold values in Kitsilano are at median price of $2,500,000 about $700,000 lower than the median price for a home in the West Side which is now at around $3,200,000. If you like to take a look at these sales, I have a new package you can download at this link: https://davidsetton.com/market-updates.html

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What’s hot What’s Not – Vancouver Westside – Single Family for Dec 2017
- Westside single fam is still fav buyers
- Median Prices dropped by 16% last month to $3.2M.
- Inventory is down about 100 homes from it’s peak of 789 in Sept.
- Only 83 homes sold in Nov
- Inventory is at 689 sf homes available 12% S.R.
What’s Hot (21% or more for a SR)
- which strongest - Kits
- 12 / 41 homes sold 29% sr Consistently does well
- special report on kitsilano
- price point strongest & fav sellers
- $2.25M - 2.75M 22 / 41 53% sr
What’s not hot (14% or less for a SR)
- Shaughnessy 3 / 82 sold - 4% sr
- Quilchena 1 / 27 sold - 4% sr
- which price category
- anything over $5M - buyers market - 273 homes priced over $5M - 15 sold. 12% sr. anything under 14% is a buyers market

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What’s hot in the Kitsilano Single Family for December 2017

- The Van Westside Single Fam market is favouring buyers.  

- Kitsilano is bucking this trend and favouring sellers.  

- 12 Homes sold in Kits last mo.

- least expensive home sold for $1.52M. which would have bought you a new 1,100 sqft coachhouse on Alma north of 4th Ave.  Most expensive home sold for $5.5M. Bought you a 10 year old home on 1st Ave on a 33’ wide lot.

- 41 homes were available and on the market in Kits in Nov so to have 12 sales puts us in a sellers market at a 29% sr

- Sold values in Kits are at med price of $2.8M lower than the median price for a home in the Westside - now at $3.2M.

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  • First questions my clients ask is should I buy first or sell first when moving

  • The answer is not straightforward

  • Whether buy first or sell first - still will be stressful

  • If buy first, have the stress of selling before taking possession of the home that you purchased.

  • Also the uncertainty of selling for enough money to afford the new home

  • If you sell first, you are under the gun to buy a home and moving before you have to give up your home you just sold.

  • When is it advantageous to sell first.  

  • When you are moving from an area with a stronger market to a weaker market.  Stronger negotiating position.

  • When advantageous to buy first. When you are moving into a strong market with less choice and you want to make sure that you can find the right home.

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What’s hot What’s Not – Vancouver Westside – Single Family for Sept 2017
- Westside single fam market transitioned to a buyer’s market
- Median Prices are at still at their highest at $3.6M.
- Inventory is up and number of sales are down. Should put downward pressure on prices in the next few mo.
- only 52 homes sold in Aug
- Inventory is at 706 sf homes available
- 52 sold homes / 706 homes available 7% s.r.
What’s Hot (21% or more for a SR)
- which strongest - Arbutus
- 6 / 35 homes sold 17% sr
- price point strongest & fav sellers
- $2M - 2.25M 4 / 5 80% sr
What’s not hot (14% or less for a SR)
- SW Marine Dr 1 / 41 - 2% sr
- South Granville 2 / 83 sold - 2% sr
- which price category
- anything over $4.5M - buyers market - 370 homes priced over $4.5M - only 14 sold. 4% sr. anything under 14% is a buyers market

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What’s hot in the Kitsilano Single Family for Sept 2017
- The Van Westside Single Fam market is balanced. We’re not favouring buyers or sellers
- Kitsilano has usually does better than the rest of the Westside. Holds true rest fav. buyers.
- only 7 Homes sold in Kits last mo.
- least expensive home sold for $1.9M. which would have bought a revenue property on Macdonald - most expensive sold for $12M for a small waterfront home on a small lot near Jericho.
- 46 homes were available and on the market in Kits in June so to have 7 sales puts us in a balanced market at a 15% sr
- Sold values in Kits are at med price of $2.5M lower than the median price for a home in the Westside - now at $3.6M.
If you like to take a look at these sales, I have a new package you can download at the link below map locating them and photos

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Do Home Sellers have to accept an offer at full asking price? You do not have to accept any offer in real estate even if it is a full price offer with no subject conditions. You may be obligated to pay a full commission to the listing agent if you decide not to accept a full price offer with no subject conditions. I do not take a commission even if a full price offer is presented to my client.

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What’s hot in the Kitsilano Single Family for August 2017

- The Van Westside Single Fam market is favouring buyers.  Buyer’s Market

- Kitsilano has usually does better than the westside in general, but not in July

- only 5 Homes sold in Kits last mo.

- least expensive home sold for $2.33M. which would have bought a 102 yr old hm at 11th Ave and Collingwood - most expensive sold for $4.1M for a multifamily zoned 4,000 sqft piece of land at Maple and 6th Ave

- 51 homes were available and on the market in Kits in June so to have 5 sales puts us in a buyer’s market at a 10% sr

- Sold values in Kits are at med price of $3.5M lower than the median price for a home in the Westside - now at $3.8M.

If you like to take a look at these sales, I have a new package you can download at the link below map locating them and photos


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What’s hot What’s Not – Vancouver Westside – Single Family for Aug 2017

- Westside single fam market transitioned from a balanced market in June to a buyers market in July

- Median Prices are up almost $1M from Jan this yr.

- Inventory is up and number of sales are down. Should put downward pressure on prices in the next few mo.

- only 72 homes sold in July - down 36% from June

- Inventory is at 705 sf homes available

- 72 sold homes / 705 homes available 10% sales ratio (s.r.)

What’s Hot (21% or more for a SR)

- which strongest - Oakridge

- 7 / 12 homes sold 58% sr - some of these were land value as part of rezoning / land assembly

- price point strongest & fav sellers

- $2.25M - 2.5M        5 / 17        29% sr

What’s not hot (14% or less for a SR)

- SW Marine Dr 2 / 43 - 5% sr

- Shaughnessy 4 / 86 sold - 5% sr

- which price category

- anything over $4.5M - buyers market -  365 homes priced over $4.5M  - only 18 sold. 11% sr. anything under 14% is a buyers market


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What’s hot What’s Not – Vancouver Westside – Single Family for July 2017
- Westside single family market transitioned from a sellers market in May to a balanced market in Jun
- Median Prices are up 19% from Jan of this yr.
- Inventory jumped 17% last mo and sales dropped by 39% so we should see asking prices come down in next few months.
- 113 homes sold in June
- Inventory still low only 667 sf homes available
What’s Hot (21% or more for a Sales Ratio)
- which strongest - Kitsilano, Quilchena, Oakridge
- Kitsilano doing really well 17 / 49 sold 35% sales ratio. (report)
- Quilchena 6 / 21 sold 29% sales ratio
- price point strongest & favouring sellers
- $2.0M - $2.5M 15 sold / 24 listed 63% sales ratio
- $3M - $3.5M 18 / 54 33% sales ratio
What’s not hot (14% or less for a Sales Ratio)
- University 2 / 23 - 9% sr
- Shaughnessy 5 / 78 sold - 6% sales ratio
- which price category
- anything over $4.5M - buyers market - 352 homes priced over $4.5M - only 25 sold. 7% sales ratio. anything under 14% is a buyers market

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What’s hot in the Kitsilano Single Family for July 2017
- The Van Westside Single Family market is in a balanced Market Condition
- Kitsilano has been doing exceptionally well and is now favouring sellers.
- 17 Homes sold in Kits last month.
- least expensive home sold for $2.150M. which would have bought a 105 year old home on Yew (off of Broadway - most expensive sold for $3.775M for an 88 yr old home on 14th Ave & Balsalm.
- only 49 homes were available and on the market in Kitsilano in June so to have 17 sales puts us in a seller’s market at a 35% sales ratio
- Sold values in Kitsilano are at median price of $2.56M lower than the median price for a home in the Westside - now at $3.5M.

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about me: http://davidsetton.com/biography.html

- I changed brokerages recently. I always thought that it didn’t matter where a realtor hung is license
- Wanted to take a few minutes to talk about why I made the change
- The main reason was because of the high values of Oakwyn - 7 core values that really resonated with me.
1) Put People First. Real estate is a relationship business - I have always tried to listen first, ask lots of questions.
2) Provide Innovative Service - Again, I have always questioned the best way to do things. Love making videos, using tech and providing fancy brochures for all of my listings
3) Create a Community - really feel this in the brokerage. Agents are respectful and work together and share ideas.
4) Be a Real Estate Nerd - not sure about this one. This one comes dn to always wanting to learn more and lifelong student
5) Lead by Example - my father was always good at this. Model behaviour that you want others to duplicate
6) Pursue Learning and Growth - if you are not growing you're dying. This one resonated with me.
7) Drive and Embrace Change - this one made sense to me. I’m an action person and I like to try new things and push myself to grow.

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