Robust BC Home Sales Supported by Strong Economy
Vancouver, BC – August 31, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2017 Third Quarter Housing Forecast update today.
“British Columbia's position as the best performing economy in the country is bolstering consumer confidence and housing demand," said Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. "Strong employment growth, a marked increase in migrants from other provinces, and the ageing of the millennial generation is supporting a heightened level of housing transactions. However, a limited supply of homes for sale is causing home prices to rise significantly in many regions, particularly in the Lower Mainland condominium market".
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