What’s hot What’s Not – Vancouver West Side Single Family Market Update for March 2020
The West Side single family market continues to favour buyers. Median prices are stable at $3M. Inventory is stable at 500 homes listed and on the market. 61 homes sold in February. This is about 12% of the homes that were available. The number of homes sold is up from February which is positive but it is still a buyers market..
What’s Hot (21% or more of the homes sold)
Which neighbourhood is strong and favouring sellers now? Kitsilano is the strongest and you can find a special report on Kitsilano here: https://davidsetton.com/market-updates.html. 7 homes sold in Kitsilano last month. 17 homes were available and on the market in Kitsilano. This means that 41% of the homes that were available sold in Kitsilano. Remember that the real estate board defines a seller’s market when more that 21% of the homes sell in a given month. Which price point strongest & favouring sellers? Any home priced under $3,000,000 is selling very quickly. This price point is strong with about 32% of homes selling.
What’s not hot (14% or less for homes sold in a given month)
Which neighbourhoods are weak and favouring buyers? University area, South Cambie, Southlands are all weak and favouring buyers. Only 5% of homes sold in these areas. Remember that the Vancouver Real Estate Board defines a market favouring buyers when less than 14% of the home sells in a given month. Which price category is weak right now and favouring buyers? Anything over $4,500,000 is really weak. There are currently 246 properties that are priced over $4,500,000 and only 2% of these homes sold last month.