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March Sales Vancouver West Side

March saw a renewed optimism in the West Side real estate market, with 253 sales of attached properties and 91 sales of detached properties for a total  of 344 West Side sales  reported on MLS for the month.  This roughly 48% lower than the number of transactions in March 2008, where a brisk market saw 659 sales reported for the same month in 2008. 

With prices having levelled in the last month and interest rates as low as 3.8% on a five year mortgage, many more people are realizing that this is a unique opportunity to buy. 

In Coal Harbour some great deals were made including a 2000 square foot NW facing 2 bedroom on a high floor in Shaw Tower which sold for $2.230m., and in Cielo a 1241 square foot 2 bedroom sold for $705/sq ft!  This is pricing we grew accustomed to seeing in the high density corridor of downtown's Seymour and Richards St., not at the water's edge in Coal Harbour!  

There are still some great deals to be made in Coal Harbour!