Comox Valley home sale prices up slightly

The average sale price of Comox Valley homes was up a tick in the past year.

The average rose one per cent to $351,959, the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) reported this week.

The average sale price of Comox Valley homes was up a tick in the past year.

The average rose one per cent to $351,959, the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) reported this week.

For the 12-month period from the end of July 2010 to July 2011, average sale prices were down three per cent in Campbell River to $293,370,  down seven per cent in Nanaimo to $354,077, up four per cent in Parksville/Qualicum to $393,230, down 13 per cent in Port Alberni to $219,759 and up seven per cent in the Cowichan Valley to $351,725.

Multiple Listing Service (MLS) sales summary data released by VIREB for July 2011, shows a two-per-cent decline in single-family unit sales compared to July 2010 and 70 fewer less than last month.

The average price of a single-family home sold in July 2011 through the VIREB MLS system was $344,783 up one per cent from the $342,982 posted in July 2010, and almost mirroring June 2011’s $343,422.

There were 785 single-family homes listed in July, bringing the active single-family homes available through the VIREB MLS system to 3,239, up from 3,094 this time last year.

VIREB represents approximately 1,070 realtor members in more than 85 member offices on Vancouver Island north of Victoria.

VIREB cautions that average price information can be useful in establishing trends over time, but does not indicate the actual prices in centres comprised of widely divergent neighbourhoods or account for price differential between geographic areas.

Visit the VIREB website for updated information at www.vireb.com.

Just Posted

Learn about the future sewer service in Courtenay and Comox

The public is invited to learn more about the Comox Valley sewer… Continue reading

VIDEO: Whale and sea lions at play near Mitlenatch Island

It was a spectacular sight Sunday evening near Mitlenatch Island for Thomas… Continue reading

Mainroad prepares to clear North Island roads this winter

Mainroad North Island Contracting LP’s road servicing contract began Sept. 1

Hamir brings agriculture to the Comox Valley Regional District forefront

Air quality also high on priority list for new Area B director

B.C. sailor surprised by humpback whale playing under her boat

Jodi Klahm-Kozicki said the experience was ‘magical’ near Denman Island

Comox Valley gives back

A look at some of the organizations and individuals who help out in the community

Ovechkin has 4 points as Caps rough up Canucks 5-2

WATCH: Defending champs pick up impressive win in Vancouver

B.C. government moves to tighten resource industry regulations

New superintendent will oversee engineers, biologists, foresters

Election watchdog seeks digitally savvy specialists to zero in on threats

Move follows troublesome evidence of online Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election

More court before Dutch man charged in Amanda Todd case is extradited here

Appeals must be dealt with in Europe, before charges faced in B.C.

Crown says man guilty of B.C. girl’s 1978 murder based on alleged confession

Jury hears details of girl’s 1978 murder while Crown says man should be convicted of girl’s murder based on alleged confession.

Most Read