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MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE Lockhart

February 3rd, 2018
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MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE lockhart | Macdonald Realty - Downtown

Townhomes and Condominiums are in demand across Metro Vancouver while Single Family Home buyers are facing less competition today.

at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that “Demand remains elevated and listings scarce in the attached and apartment markets across Metro Vancouver,” Jill Oudil, REBGV president said. “Bu ...

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

January 25th, 2018

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Alliance Lockhart
 would like to thank our clients, friends & fellow real estate colleagues for helping us to attain 
MacDonald Realty's highest honor of achievement -
"THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE".

Samsung, Finning International & Blackbird Interactive Headquarters

January 23rd, 2018
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Samsung, Finning International & Blackbird Interactive Headquarters.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that Samsung, Finning International & Blackbird Interactive are opening a new Headquarters at a new South Flatz Building being constructed next to the new Emily Carr University Campus.

South Korean multinational conglomerate giant Samsung is opening a new office near ...

MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE lockhart

January 3rd, 2018
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MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE lockhart | Macdonald Realty - Downtown

Steady Sales and Diminished Listings Characterize 2017 for the Metro Vancouver Housing Market

After reaching record levels in 2015 and 2016, Metro Vancouver home sales returned to more historically normal levels in 2017. Home listings, on the other hand, came in several thousand units below typical activity.

The Real Estate ...

Meghan Markle's Former Toronto Home Sold

December 22nd, 2017
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Meghan Markle's Former Toronto Home Sold. at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that from the outside, it doesn’t look like much. But this relatively modest two-story Toronto home, decked out “like a California bungalow,” is where Meghan Markle lived — and where Prince Harry slept — before the royal couple got engaged last month.


Markle rented the home in the tony Seaton Villa ...

Meryl Streep Buys New Mid-Century Modern Home

December 20th, 2017
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Meryl Streep Buys New Mid-Century Modern Home. at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that actresss Meryl Streep and her sculptor husband Don Gummer have purchased a well-maintained, late-1950’s mid-century modern residence privately tucked up into the affluent foothills in Pasadena, Variety magazine reports.


The magazine said the property was purchased for $3.6 million by a c ...

MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE lockhart

December 18th, 2017
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MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE lockhart | Macdonald Realty Ltd - Downtown

The British Columbia Real Estate Association [BCREA] reports that a total of 7,731 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® [MLS®] in November, an increase of 20.4 per cent from the same period last year. Total sales dollar volume was $5.59 billion, up 39.1 per cent from November 2016. The average ...

Growth Continues in the BC Commercial Real Estate Sector

December 1st, 2017
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Growth Continues in the BC Commercial Real Estate Sector. at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that “a booming BC economy continues to drive the Commercial Leading Indicator [CLI] higher," says BCREA Economist Brendon Ogmundson. "While we expect that the almost unprecedented cycle of above-trend growth in the BC economy will end next year, the overall economic environment remai ...

Surrey BC Ranked Best Place To Invest

November 18th, 2017
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Surrey, BC Ranked Best Place To Invest.  at ALLIANCE lockhart, we wanted to share the news that Surrey has been ranked the best place to invest in real estate in British Columbia, in a new report from REIN - the Real Estate Investment Network.

REIN looked at economic and demographic fundamentals of 20 cities and towns across BC, to create a list of the top 10 best locations for real estate ...

MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE lockhart

November 3rd, 2017
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MARKET WATCH by ALLIANCE lockhart

Metro Vancouver home sales exceeded typical historical levels in October with the majority concentrated in the townhouse and apartment markets.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver [REBGV] reports that residential property sales in the region totalled 3,022 in October 2017, a 35.3 per cent increase from the 2,233 sales recorded in October 2016, and an ...

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