Albrecht Brown News

  • May 2018

  • May 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    May 3, 2018

    May 2018 Market Update Much is being made of the fact that sales this month are below the 10-year average. It’s true. Sales in Vancouver for the month of April were 24.5% lower than the 10-year average. The last time […]

  • April 2018

  • April 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    April 13, 2018

    April 2018 Market Update   As you can see in the numbers below, we continue to see a market divided. The detached home market (primarily at higher price points) continues to be soft. We can see this with the supply […]

  • March 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    April 13, 2018

    March 2018 Market Update   What was most notable in the numbers from this past month was a spike in the value of apartment (condos) from January to February 2018. In that one month, the typical condo on the Westside rose […]

  • February 2018

  • February 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    February 13, 2018

    February 2018 Market Update   We are beginning 2018 very similarly to the way that 2017 began. Extremely low levels of inventory (roughly 30% below the 10 year average) as well as subdued sales (10% below the 10 year average). […]

  • January 2018

  • January 2018 – Property Tax Assessment Notice

    January 16, 2018

    At this time of year, there’s one more tradition… mailing your property tax assessment! You should have received it in the mail by now, and depending on your perspective, it could be good or bad news. This year tax assessments […]

  • January 2018 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    January 16, 2018

    Vancouver Real Estate Market Statistics For December 2017 The last quarter of 2017 saw a higher volume of sales than is typical in Vancouver for the time of year. Condos led the way again, with the lower price ranges seeing the greatest […]

  • August 2017

  • Stories from the Sanctuary – Featuring “Jenna”

    August 10, 2017

    Stories from the Sanctuary Featuring “Jenna” “Recovery has given me a lot of hope. It’s opened my eyes to what’s possible.”   – Jenna, former Sanctuary resident (read more of Jenna’s story here) The Sanctuary is changing lives! In the first […]

  • August 2017 Market Update – Vancouver Real Estate

    August 10, 2017

    August 2017 Market Update As summer comes into full effect, the market is behaving pretty much as expected. Listing inventory is still tight in the city while sales are steady. Multiple offers are more common in the lower price ranges where […]

  • June 2017

  • Stories from the Sanctuary – Featuring “Emily”

    June 2, 2017

    Stories from the Sanctuary Featuring “Emily” “When I was a kid, I never thought I’d live past 30.  Instead, that’s the age I overcame my addiction.  It’s the age I found new life.” – Emily, former Sanctuary resident (read more […]

  • May 2017

  • The Sanctuary – Reintroduction

    May 4, 2017

    The Sanctuary –   Day to day we help people make the right decision about real estate investments. Though for some of us, a dream home isn’t bricks and mortar – it’s about safety. This is why we’ve chosen […]

  • September 2015

  • Sebastian Albrecht and Duncan Brown

    The Official Albrecht Brown Launch Party

    September 19, 2015

    On September 13th, 2015 we celebrated the official launch of our new partnership with nearly 200 family, friends and clients.     Most importantly, we wanted to thank those that have supported us to this point through their friendship, referrals […]

  • December 2008

  • Winter 2008 – Eight reasons Canadian banks will come out ahead

    December 8, 2008

    8 Reasons Canadian Banks Will Come Out Ahead 1. By law shares of large, publicly traded banks and insurance companies must be “widely held” which in effect prevents domestic mergers or foreign take-over’s unless supported by the federal finance minster; […]


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