The first month of 2022 saw home sales come down from last year’s record-setting pace, while low supply continued to cause home prices to edge higher.
The increased activity seen in the Lower Mainland’s commercial real estate market in the first half of 2021 carried into the third quarter of the year across all categories.
Metro Vancouver home sales reached an all-time high in 2021 as housing needs remained a top priority for residents in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Taylor Biggar, Oakwyn Realty, became a Realtor in 2003. Born and raised in Richmond, Taylor watched his father’s real estate career flourish and realized it was his calling, too.
In 2015, Taylor was elected to the Board of Directors, and has been active with the Governance Committee and various task forces. He served as chair-elect in 2020-21. Before that, he’d been active as a chair of the REBGV Richmond-South Delta-Gulf Islands Area.
Taylor volunteers with several local community organisations.
Economist Keith Stewart will provide extensive insight and analysis into the latest housing market trends, using MLS® data and other industry and economic information.
Keith spent the last five years as a Specialist in Urban and Housing Market Policy with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. He’s also worked in BC’s Finance Ministry and as an analyst at the Bank of Canada. He has a master’s degree in economics and numerous designations related to financial risk management, data analysis, forecasting, predictive modeling, and more.