August 2016

Market Update August 17, 2016

Posted on Aug 22, 2016

Sunshine Coast Detached Listings
Sales up by 63% over the previous year

There are currently 321 detached listings on the Sunshine Coast. This is up slightly from July 31 when there were 309 detached listings. Detached sales year-to-date ending August 17, 2016: 737 sales, in 2015: 453 sales; in 2014: 351 sales, and in 2013: 301 sales. The current mark...

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Market Update July 31, 2016

Posted on Aug 05, 2016

Sunshine Coast Detached Listings
Sales up by 65% over the previous year

There are currently 309 detached listings on the Sunshine Coast. This is up slightly from June 30 in which there were 284 detached listings. Detached sales year-to-date ending July 31, 2016: 701 sales, in 2015: 425 sales; in 2014: 322 sales, and in 2013: 283 sales. The current ma...

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Additional Property Transfer Tax on Foreign Entities

Posted on Aug 02, 2016

While this new tax is not yet applicable on the Sunshine Coast it could have a great impact on the interest in real estate here. The Vancouver real estate market is already buzzing with this change and the coast could definitely be an alternative market for people to avoid this tax. On the downside, a softening in the Vancouver market could impact...

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