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Vancouver home sales soar 67% in January’s first half

The Vancouver region housing market shattered a sales record in December to cap off an incredible rebound in the second half of 2020. Moving into the first month of a new year, all eyes are on the resale market to see if it can maintain its head-spinning velocity or if it’s set to come off the boil. With mid-month resale figures released by local brokerage Dexter Realty, we can now confidently say it’s looking like the heat won’t be letting up anytime soon as homebuyers have been scooping up properties at a relentless pace. According to Dexter Realty Managing Broker Kevin Skipworth, home sales in the first 15 days of January — at 977 units — are up 68 percent from the number of transactions recorded during the same period a year ago. When compared to January 2019, they’re up 147 percent. “In 2019 we were saying buyers are needed! This year much like last year, it’s sellers that are needed!” Skipworth wrote in an email sharing the January mid-month figures. If buyers took any kind of br

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