Homebuyers Remain Active

 The first month of 2015 saw home sale activity above historicalnorms, while the number of homes listed for sale trended below typical levels. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,913 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2015. This represents an 8.7 per cent increase compared to the 1,760 sales recorded in January 2014, and a 9.6 per cent decline compared to the 2,116 sales in December 2014.  Last month’s sales were 14.9 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month.