West Vancouver Real Estate: Sales of detached properties declined 58.5 per cent to 535 in August 2008 from the 1,288 detached sales recorded during the same period in 2007. The benchmark price, as calculated by the MLSLink Housing Price Index®, for detached properties rose 1.6 per cent from August 2007 to $737,985. Since May 2008, the benchmark price for a detached property in Greater Vancouver has declined 4.3 per cent.
West Vancouver Real Estate :Sales of apartment properties in August 2008 declined 50.8 per cent to 740, compared to 1,504 sales in August 2007. The benchmark price of an apartment property increased 1.7 per cent from August 2007 to $374,366. Since May 2008, the benchmark price for an apartment property in Greater Vancouver has declined 3.9 per cent.
As of August 31, 2008, active residential listings for West vancouver Real Estate totalled 17,950 in Greater Vancouver, a 6.2 per cent decline from the 19,138 active listings seen on July 31, 2008.