Vancouver lofty year on year gains return with Single Family Homes pulling away on speculative frenzy. Take a gander at the increasing spread between the overall number and the single family home (SFH) number. The gains in attached year on year is a "mere" 3.5% and apartment is 2.2%, a world apart at rates comparable to or below inflation. (3.3% in April 2011)
weekly numbers, sales are just beginning to falter--the increasing minimum bet at the table is thinning the number of players.
To demonstrate how the market is bifurcating along type of sale, here is the last half year of year on year price changes plotted out.