Jules Seaman

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Office: 604-685-5951
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Jules Seaman

Jules Seaman Personal Real Estate Corporation

CENTURY 21 In Town Realty
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Housing Demand Remained Elevated in February

Vancouver, BC – March 13, 2015. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,661 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in February, up 19.4 per cent from the same month last year. Total sales dollar volume was $4.3 billion, an increase of 24.8 per cent compared to a year ago. The average MLS® residential price in the province ...

Strong Growth Expected for Commercial Real Estate Sector in 2015

Vancouver, BC – March 5, 2015. The BCREA Commercial Leading Indicator (CLI) rose 0.8 index points to 119.8, the fourth consecutive quarterly increase. The continued advance in the CLI trend points to optimism surrounding the economic environment underlying the commercial real estate market. “Rising consumer confidence combined with a lower value of the loonie and a strengthening US economy helped ...

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - March 4, 2015 The Bank of Canada announced this morning that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 0.75 per cent. In the press release accompanying the decision, the Bank noted that total CPI inflation has fallen as expected given the significant drop in oil prices, but core inflation has been temporarily boosted by a lower Canadian dollar. ...

BC Home Sales Start 2015 in Positive Territory

Vancouver, BC – February 13, 2015. TheBritish Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 4,377 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January, up 3.1 per cent from the same month last year. Total sales dollar volume was $2.6 billion, an increase of 8.3 per cent compared to a year ago. The average MLS® residential price in the province rose ...

BC Home Sales Forecast to Rise Through 2016

BCREA 2015 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update Vancouver, BC – February 11, 2015. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2015 First Quarter Housing Forecast Update today. "Stronger economic conditions both at home and abroad combined with favourable interest rates and population growth are expected to bolster housing demand over the next two years,” said Cameron Muir, ...

BCREA ECONOMICS NOWCanadian and US Employment - February 6, 2015

BCREA ECONOMICS NOWCanadian and US Employment - February 6, 2015The Canadian economy gained 35,000 thousand jobs to start 2015 while the national unemployment rate declined 0.1 points to 6.6 per cent. Stronger than expected job growth to start the year and rebounding oil prices may prompt a rethink among those expecting a second rate cut by the Bank of Canada in March.In BC, employment was up by 6,700 ...

Canadian and US Economic Growth - January 30, 2015

Canadian and US Economic Growth - January 30, 2015 The Canadian economy contracted 0.2 per cent in November. Falling energy prices resulted in declining output in the oil and gas sector, while manufacturing and mining production was also lower. Given available data, the Canadian economy likely expanded 1.9 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2014, and about 2.4 per cent for the year as a whole. While ...

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision - January 21, 2015

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision - January 21, 2015 In a bombshell announcement this morning, the Bank of Canada announced that it is lowering its target overnight rate to 0.75 per cent. The surprise loosening of monetary policy is in response to the recent dramatic decline in oil prices and the consequent negative impact on Canadian growth and inflation. The Bank expects the ...

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision - January 21, 2015

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW Bank of Canada Interest Rate Decision - January 21, 2015 In a bombshell announcement this morning, the Bank of Canada announced that it is lowering its target overnight rate to 0.75 per cent. The surprise loosening of monetary policy is in response to the recent dramatic decline in oil prices and the consequent negative impact on Canadian growth and inflation. The Bank expects the ...

Consumer Demand in 2014 Strongest in Five Years

Vancouver, BC – January 13, 2015. TheBritish Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 84,049 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in 2014, up 15.2 per cent from 2013. After lagging for several years, BC home sales eclipsed the ten-year average of 82,000 units and the 15-year average of 83,600 units. Total sales dollar volume was $47.8 ...