Downtown Vancouver Condo Sales – May, 2011
The total condo sales for Downtown Vancouver in May 2011 totaled 441 was slightly lower than the previous month sale of 451. With total listings at just over 1,750 units and with 3 months average sale around 491 homes, the supply of condos in Downtown Vancouver is at 3.56 months of inventory.
When the supply of pre-sale new condos are added to the available condos for sale, home buyers do have fairly good range o homes to choose from. Downtown Vancouver Condo prices at this time are stable, and price gain is moderate as can be seen from the average price and median price chart above. The supply of pre-sale condos from new multi-family condo projects helps to keep condo prices from going up significantly.
Market Outlook for Condos in Downtown Vancouver
Buyer activities are relatively stable in Downtown Vancouver, and there are a good selection of homes for sale in the market. The median price at just under $500,000 level has been maintained for the past 8 months.
The average downtown condo price had been maintained between $600,000 to $650,000 the past 6 months.
The current supply of Downtown Vancouver condos is at about 70% during the peak supply at around 2,500 units in June 2010. Unless the supply of new listings increased dramatically, or a huge jump in interest rates, the condo market in Downtown Vancouver can be expected to remain positive.