Vancouver condos for sale have never been higher in demand, whether your looking for a Vancouver investment property, or a new Vancouver apartment to call your own, this city is full of amenities and those little extras that make a city feel like home.
We should know, after all, Vancouver is where we call home too. Rated in the 2016 rankings as the 5th most liveable city in the World, a Vancouver apartment may be just what you’re looking for. This world-class city, on the western coast of Canada, has hosted Olympic games, is a hub for arts and culture, and offers both families and working professionals all they could ask for in local amenities and weekend activities. From farmers markets to music festivals, ocean views to snow capped mountains; your new Vancouver apartment will give you access to it all. And the weathers not too bad either.
Experiencing one of the mildest climates in Canada, Vancouver enjoys a temperate climate and is surrounded on three sides by water, making it a popular place for both locals and tourists alike to enjoy everything from strolls by the beach to fine dining, shopping, or even sitting in Stanley Park on a warm summers evening. Yes, the climate in Vancouver is warmer than other parts of Canada, and so is the real estate market.
Condo’s for sale in Vancouver are a exciting mix of new developments and existing apartments. Whether you are looking for something brand new, or looking to buy an established property, the Estate Block Team is here to guide you as you find your dream Vancouver apartment.
Vancouver condos for sale and Vancouver apartments have been in the media frequently over the past 12+ months. This is no accident. The market has been incredibly active, some have even said ‘hot’.
Indeed, 2016 has proved to be a record-breaking year so far, with property values rising 22% on previous years values already. Looking back further, Condo values in the City of Vancouver have increased by over $200,000 on average between 2013-2016, from around $400,000 to over $600,000.
There are a number of factors that have lead to this exciting real estate climate in the City of Vancouver. A stable economic and political climate provide a foundation from which the real estate savvy population can feel optimistic about the future returns on their purchases. This is also helped along by current low interest rates.
The high demand for Vancouver apartments, and the relatively low number of apartments for sale in Vancouver, will continue to nudge property values in an upward direction. Results from May 2016, put out by the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Board, show there has been a 2.3% decrease in the number of properties available on the market, while the demand for real estate shows no sign of slowing down.
If your looking at Vancouver condos for sale with the intention for securing an investment property, the market has never been more exciting. With vacancy rates of 0.6% in the rental market, Vancouver apartments for sale are in high demand: with no current signs of this demand slowing or decreasing anytime soon.
With a steady number of properties coming on the market, and a high demand from buyers coupled with the current rental climate, apartments in Vancouver are a certainly and investment option worth pursing. This is also aided by increasing numbers of Millennial’s entering the workforce, many of whom are seeking rental accommodation for the first time.
Imagine – access to fresh produce at your fingertips, possibly within walking distance of your new Vancouver apartment. With year round markets supporting local, sustainable farming, a Vancouver apartment gives you just such access. We have apartments for sale Vancouver available in all neighbourhoods. Whether you’re looking for something right downtown, or in one of the easily accessible neighbourhoods, you’ve come to the right place.
Wanting a Vancouver apartment close to the beach? Condos for sale Vancouver with easy access to walking trails? Perhaps you’re looking for something right in the middle of Vancouver’s central districts? Close to shopping, dining, and more? We know Vancouver because we live here, we work here, and we love it here. Whatever you’re after, our team of experts knows where apartments for sale in Vancouver are, and what each neighbourhood has to offer you.
Wide, tree-lined streets. Heritage buildings restored and eased into modern times. Spectacular mountain views of the North Shore Mountains. Arbutus-Ridge has it all, in a neighbourhood close to downtown Vancouver. Local amenities include several park areas, access to beaches, community centres, and libraries, as well as plenty of local shopping. Arbutus-Ridge is also convenient to the University of British Columbia.
The business and entertainment hub of the city, downtown Vancouver also hosts several vibrant residential communities. From your condos for sale Vancouver, imagine walking to the world-famous Stanley Park, historic Gastown, or stoping into China Town for an evening meal. This beautiful neighbourhood is also home to the main public library in Vancouver, several theatres, public parks and even community gardens.
This historic, mature community plays host to not only a vibrant shopping district, but is also home of the pristine McCleery Golf course. Attracting both families and working professionals to the area, amenities include plenty of public green space, including three off-leash dog parts, community centres and libraries. Life can be lived at a human pace in Dunbar-Southlands, with most errands being able to be accomplished on foot. With a selection of Condos and Apartments to suit any taste and most pocketbooks, anyone can find their speed in Dunbar-Southlands, and at the end of the day even a pint at the Dunbar Public House.
Home to Grenville Island, one of Vancouver’s most popular attractions, Fairview is located centrally in Vancouver giving residents fast access to shopping, dining, transit, libraries, and cultural activities in the city. Fairview is home to world-class condos, which as well as being beautiful to the eye, gives a metropolitan feel at a human scale.
Known as the organic hub of Vancouver, Grandview-Woodlands is an ethnically diverse neighbourhood located in the north-eastern section of the city. A place where old meets new, this eclectic neighbourhood is home to an ice-rink, community centre and pool, and is host to several festivals over the year including the Vancouver International Poetry Festival, Italian Day on the Drive, and the Stone Soup Festival.
An ethnically diverse neighbourhood that sits on a parcel of land bordered by the Burrard Inlet to the north and the City of Burnaby to the east. This family friendly community boasts a range of amenities, including shopping district, library, community pools, and several community parks including the Hastings Park, home of the National Pacific Exhibition. This vintage neighbourhood also attracts young professionals to the area, with infrastructure allowing fast and efficient access to other areas of Vancouver. Those with an eclectic taste in real estate are sure to find their fit in this budding neighbourhood of Vancouver.
A Vancouver apartment located in Kensington-Cedar Cottage will put you in the heart of the artistic community. Attracting families and professionals alike, this community located in east Vancouver boasts parks, community centres, pools, an ice-rink, and is boarded by Trout Lake, an urban lake and park providing space to walk, relax and play for people of all ages.
Boarded by the Fraser River to the south, this established neighbourhood is home to broad, tree-lined streets, several parks, a pool, library, and is home to the Kerrisdale village, the local shopping district. With all the amenities of a larger town centre, this quaint neighbourhood has maintained it’s small town charm.
Located in the southeast corner of Vancouver, Killarney offers residents a combination of single homes and high-rise Vancouver apartments, most recently with the development of the Fraserlands, a development along the Fraser River. Killarney also offers over 40 hectares of walking trails, giving residents the perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, without having to leave the neighbourhood.
Home to one of the top 10 beaches to visit in the World, Kitsilano (or ‘Kits’), is the perfect neighbourhood for people looking to stay active and healthy. Whether it’s a stroll by the beach, jogging, or playing beach volleyball, this community has it all. It’s also known as another of Vancouver’s organic centres, and offers residents and visitors alike a plethora of fine dinging and shopping experiences. All close to the centre of the City of Vancouver.
Home to another of Vancouver’s golf courses, Marpole is also a gateway to the city from both the south and the Vancouver International Airport. Bordering the Fraser River, Marpole is a community of residential homes, condos, and commercial businesses. Residents have access to great shopping, parks, libraries and community centres. Marpole also hosts an annual Summer Fest, where the community comes together for a day of fun, family, shopping and enjoyment.
A popular neighbourhood with both families and professionals alike, Mount Pleasant is an eclectic mix of heritage buildings and new development. A vibrant artistic community is celebrated through several art-focused festivals in the area, including the Music on Main and the Autumn Shift Festival. Amenities in the area include community centres, parks, a public library and a unique shopping district.
Located in south-central Vancouver, Oakridge is a bustling community with close proximity to the Langara Golf Course, VanDusen Botanical Gardens, and a busy shopping mall. With future development of the area set to increase both commercial and residential capacity of the area, your new Vancouver apartment in Oakridge is sure to please. It will also put you front and centre for the Chutzpah festival, an annual multidisciplinary arts festival that showcases both international and Canadian acts in dance, theatre, comedy and music.
The residential neighbourhood of Renfrew-Collingwood is perfect for those who seek a space with ample access to nature. From walking along the paths of the Renfrew Ravine, to enjoying one of the many parks in this neighbourhood, swimming at the community pool, or taking classes at the community centre, this neighbourhood located in the east of the city as something to offer everyone. The area also gives residents plenty of access to amenities, including restaurants and shopping.
With amenities including an aquatic centre, community centres and an ice-rink, Riley Park is also home to the Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre and the Vancouver Canadians Baseball team at the Nat Bailey Stadium. Whether you like dining out, or shopping for unique and original finds, the two shopping and entertainment hubs in Riley Park offer residents and visitors a numerous options to chose from.
The Canadian National Railway developed this heritage neighbourhood in central Vancouver in 1907. Thanks to regulations and developmental oversight, the neighbourhood was tailored and cultured into the beautiful touchstone it is today. Shaughnessy boasts wide tree-lined streets and several neighbourhood parks. Residents of this beautiful and peaceful neighbourhood have easy access to nearby community centres in adjacent neighbourhoods, and are in close proximity to the VanDussen Botanical Garden. Family minded professionals can benefit from the many schools that grace this fine heritage neighbourhood, the York House School, Little Flower Academy and Vancouver College are prestigious institutions that along with the excellent public schools elementary schools offer a bevy of choices to bolster the eventual successes of the areas youngsters.
Named after CPR engineer Henry Cambie, it is home of the highest point in the City; Little Mountain, giving residents access to the only place in Vancouver that where a 360 degree view of the City can be made. This neighbourhood is peppered with the beauty and prestige of many heritage homes from the early 1900’s, juxtaposed with newer developments including condo buildings. With easy access to both hospitals and parkland, South Cambie is conveniently located in south-central Vancouver, and is home to the shopping district of Cambie Village.
Beautiful Strathcona is a neighbourhood made up of single homes and Vancouver apartments. The original ‘East End’ of Vancouver, this area’s long history has resulted in a mix of interesting architecture and restored buildings, giving the area a unique character. It is also home to many community amenities, including libraries, parks and fitness centres. Many of these amenities are architectural gems themselves, with some dating back to the late 19th century. The immaculate Lord Strathcona Elementary school is the oldest school in Vancouver having been founded in 1891. Strathcona is also home to several festivals, and attracts both working professionals and families to the area.
A wonderfully diverse neighbourhood which hosts many independently owned restaurants and business, Sunset is an older area in south-central Vancouver that combines a mix of single homes and apartment/condo complexes. With easy access to downtown, this convenient and vibrant neighbourhood is a smart choice for professionals and families alike.
Located just south of South Hill, Victoria-Fraserview is a neighbourhood bursting with fresh produce, international cuisine, and interesting imported goods. With a mix of residential complexes and commercial businesses, this neighbourhood bordered by the Fraser River in Vancouver’s south is an exciting place to explore, whether you’re trying out new food or looking for a unique gift. Amenities include community centres and activities, and ice-rink, plenty of parks to enjoy, and access to libraries and swimming pools.
Named by the Canadian Institute of Planners as the Great Neighborhood in their 2015 Great Places in Canada contest. West End is boarded on three sides by water, ands is a high density, vibrant community boasting not only world-class fine dining and high class shopping, but also easy access to all it offers, with most things in walking distance for residents. With many apartments and condos available, there is something for everyone. The neighbourhood is constantly inventing and invigorating itself, and inturn is one of the most vibrant and progressive communities in Vancouver. From parks, community centres and access to beaches, to being home of the Vancouver Aquatic Centre, the West End is an exciting place to live for professionals and families alike.
West Point Grey
Known by first nations as “The battleground of the west winds” West Point Grey is nestled between Kitsilano and the University of British Columbia, West Point Grey is an older neighbourhood with a village feels. Residents enjoy access to both Jericho Beach and Spanish Banks, two of Vancouver’s more popular beaches. With ample shopping, bike paths and walking trails, there is always something to do in West Point Grey. Vancouver apartments in this prestigious neighbourhood are in high demand; perhaps this might be your new home too?
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