June Buyer Survey



Property Type:

30.9% of purchases were by Move-Up Buyers (up from 28.6% in May) *

20.7% by First Time Buyers  (up from 18.5%) *

13.0% moving from Single Family Home to Strata Unit (down from 15.2%)

9.3% buying Revenue/Investment Property  (up from 7.4%) *

5.3% moving into Retirement Home/Seniors Community  (up from 4.4%) *

4.3% buying Recreation Property  (down from 6.4%)

2.8% moving from Strata property to Single Family Home (down from 5.1%)


* During June, there were increases in purchases by move-up buyers, first-time buyers, retirees moving into seniors communities, and investment property buyers compared to the previous month.


Buyer Type (Family Dynamic):

28.4% Two Parent Family/Children (up from 21.9% in May) **

24.9% Couple without Children (up from 24.5% in May) **

21.3% Empty Nester/Retired (down from 21.9%)

11.9% Single Female (down from 17.9%)

9.9% Single Male (down from 10.6%)

2.7% Single Parent with Children (down from 3.6%)


** There were more purchases by two parent families and couples without children during June than in May.


Moving From:

57.9% from Within OMREB Board Area  (up from 57.7% in May) ***

18.2% from Alberta (up from 16.3%) ***

9.8% from Lower Mainland/Vancouver Island  (same as May)

8.6% from Other Areas in BC  (up from 7.3%) ***

2.1% from Eastern Canada/Maritimes (down from 3.7%)

1.8% from Outside Canada  (up from 1.0%) ***

1.2% from Saskatchewan/Manitoba (down from 4.3%)

0.3% from NWT/Yukon (up from 0%) ***

Best Regards,


Lisa Butler | Professional Real Estate Agent

CENTURION® Producer 2013



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