Patricia Houlihan

Patricia Houlihan is  B.C.'s first Ecobroker and a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS designation).  She is in the top 3% of Greater Vancouver realtors.   See her listings here:
http://www.vancouverviews.ca
http://www.waterfrontvancouver.ca
http://www.deepcovehomes.ca
http://www.livegreennow.ca

July home sale activity increases in Greater Vancouver

Sunny weather did not slow the pace of home sale activity in July. Last month was the highest selling month of the year in Greater Vancouver and the highest selling July since 2009. Definitely not a...

Luxury market stumbles, but still records second best year: realtor reports

The BC luxury home market stumbled in 2012 as sales of high-end homes fell 36 per cent from their peak in 2011. However, even with the drop, 2012 was still the second best year in history for sales...

Vancouver real estate: residential property sale below 10-year averages

Over the past six months, the Greater Vancouver housing market has seen a reduction in the number of homes listed for sale, a gradual moderation in home prices and a decrease in property sales...

Vancouver real estate: conditions continue to favour buyers

The summer of 2012 drew to a close in September with home sale activity well below historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV)...

Vancouver housing market expected to slow down during winter

2011 has been the tale of two real estate markets, as mainland Chinese buyers influence some areas and asset classes while ignoring others altogether. The biggest beneficiaries of the influx of...

Canada an economic oasis in a desert of bad financial news

With the problems in the US and Europe and the resulting economic turmoil, it is hard not to think of how these factors influence our housing market. And while it's true that consumer...

Stock Market Slides and Real Estate Looks Better

Recently, a lot of people have been panicked about the horrific declines in the stock market and the apparent downturn in Vancouver's real estate market. Many are wondering what to do. It seems that...

Vancouver Real Estate: To Buy or Not to Buy

Recently a lot of people have been trying to decide whether it makes sense for them to buy now that the market is slowing. As you will know if you have read earlier entries I have written, I think...

Mortgage Financing Rules Won't Cool Van Markets

Do changes to the Mortgage Financing Rules really spell doom and gloom for the market? Not likely! Last week the federal government announced some big changes coming in October 2008. I think these...

Mortgage Financing Rules Will Barely Cool Van Real Estate

Do changes to the Mortgage Financing Rules really spell doom and gloom for the market? Not likely! Last week the federal government announced some big changes coming in October 2008. I think these...