The decision to buy a house is a
little like the decision to have a baby -- there's no such thing as the perfect
time. But it helps to make an informed
decision, to weigh need against desire and facts against speculation.
So, if you're considering buying
Vancouver real estate in 2013, here are
6 things to think about:
Home Sale Prices
Home prices in the Vancouver area
declined 2.3 percent over the course of the past year, according to the MSL
Home Price Index, as reported by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver
(REBGV). The average price of a home in
Greater Vancouver was $590,800 in December.
This is a decline of 5.8 percent from the peak reached in May when the
average selling price was $625,100.
Averages and fluctuations in