Home buyers and sellers have gradually become more active in each month of the COVID-19 pandemic. In June, home sale and listing activity in Metro Vancouver* returned to more historically typical levels.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 2,443 in June 2020, a 17.6 percent increase from the 2,077 sales recorded in June 2019, and a 64.5 percent increase from the 1,485 homes sold in May 2020.
There were 5,787 detached, attached and apartment properties newly listed for sale on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in Metro Vancouver in June 2020. This represents a 21.8 percent increase compared to the 4,751 homes listed in June 2019 and a 57.1 per cent increase compared to May 2020 when 3,684 homes were listed.
The total number of homes currently listed for sale on the MLS® system in Metro Vancouver is 11,424, a 23.7 percent decrease compared to June 2019 (14,968) and a 15.1 per cent increase compared to May 2020 (9,927).
Steady increases in home sale and listing activity continue in June
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