Christina Erl Real Estate Blog

How Affordable is Vancouver Real Estate?

(February 25, 2015, posted in Vancouver Real Estate)

Some say Vancouver is unaffordable. With the average annual income sitting around $70K and the typical price for attached housing at more than half a million dollars, how are we affording to live here? In five of the six municipalities detached homes have exceeded the $1 million median - this is true in North Vancouver, West Vancouver, the Westside and recently Burnaby, Richmond and the East Side... read more.

An Amazing Success in Kitsilano

(February 19, 2015, posted in Clients)

Sharing this video and client testimonial with you brings me great joy. I met Ericka at an Open House when I was selling another unit in her building. She had been trying to sell her place for almost two years and had no success. We listed her Penthouse condo in November of 2014 and sold successfully in January 2015. 
Just a few months after listing, during a typically slower time, the right marketi... read more.

North Vancouver Housing Market on Fire

(February 04, 2015, posted in North Vancouver)

North Vancouver has been on the radar for many Buyers and Investors for quite some time now. It doesn't  take an expert to recognize that as you drive through the streets of our neighbourhoods, old houses are coming down and new ones are going up.  But what is interesting right now is that those old houses are selling for more than they ever have. 


The median price of a single family home in North Va... read more.

January 2015 Vancouver Market Update

(February 03, 2015, posted in Market Update)

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... read more.

Why Now is a Good Time to Buy

(February 02, 2015, posted in Market Trends)

The question everybody always wants the answer to: Is NOW a good time to buy Real Estate?

While it is always a good time to invest in property, Mark Fidgett, a local, Vancouver Mortgage Broker, gives us some good reasons why now may be better than most to buy and as a result, why it also may be a good time to sell.  Let me know if you have any questions: christina@christinaerl.comor 778-386-0771