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Where to buy a condo or townhouse in Metro Vancouver in 2018

Buying a condo or townhouse in Metro Vancouver is competitive, stressful and confusing. Will the market crash? What areas will hold their value? To help we analyzed and ranked every neighbourhood in Metro Vancouver to find the best and worst communities to buy a condo or townhouse

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Hot Vancouver market still offers some affordable options

Whether you’re searching listings for an affordable Vancouver condo for sale or shopping for a townhouse, you want the latest market information and the current community trends. We can help. By distilling the local knowledge of Zolo Realtors and analyzing the market trends over the last half-decade, we were able to assess and rank every neighbourhood in the City of Vancouver. The result is a complete rank of all neighbourhoods that offer condos and townhomes for sale.

To really help, we broke down the top 10 best and worst neighbourhoods to buy a Vancouver condo or townhouse. If you’re a first-time buyer, a downsizer or an investor, the Canada (GTA & GVA) Condo & Townhouse Market Report: Vancouver Region gives you the insight to make a smart property purchase decision. 

10 Best Neighbourhoods to Buy a Condo in Metro Vancouver in 2018

  1. West End VW, Vancouver West – $908,068
  2. Downtown VW, Vancouver West – $861,441
  3. Mount Pleasant VE, Vancouver East – $738,937
  4. Victoria VE, Vancouver East – $537,372
  5. Cambie, Vancouver West – $890,393
  6. Renfrew VE, Vancouver East – $510,932
  7. Yaletown, Vancouver West – $1,116,934
  8. Main, Vancouver East – $755,231
  9. South Vancouver, Vancouver East – $369,259
  10. South Cambie, Vancouver West – $894,194

10 Worst Neighbourhoods to Buy a Condo in Metro Vancouver in 2018

  1. Fraserview VE, Vancouver East – $498,402
  2. Quilchena, Vancouver West – $1,024,445
  3. Champlain Heights, Vancouver East – $720,100
  4. Grandview VE, Vancouver East – $543,283
  5. Shaughnessy, Vancouver West – $938,820
  6. Oakridge VW, Vancouver West – $1,212,533
  7. Hastings, Vancouver East – $536,031
  8. Southlands, Vancouver West – $714,000
  9. South Granville, Vancouver West – $735,383
  10. Collingwood VE, Vancouver East – $484,743

10 Best Neighbourhoods to Buy a Townhouse in Metro Vancouver in 2018

  1. West End VW, Vancouver West – $1,427,833
  2. Downtown VW, Vancouver West – $1,152,617
  3. Knight, Vancouver East – $994,394
  4. Victoria VE, Vancouver East – $1,024,792
  5. Main, Vancouver East – $1,283,833
  6. Kerrisdale, Vancouver West – $1,562,250
  7. South Vancouver, Vancouver East – $1,200,000
  8. Hastings East, Vancouver East – $1,072,380
  9. Coal Harbour, Vancouver West – $2,434,083
  10. Kitsilano, Vancouver West – $1,350,978

10 Worst Neighbourhoods to Buy a Townhouse in Metro Vancouver in 2018

  1. Fraserview VE, Vancouver East – $832,603
  2. Champlain Heights, Vancouver East – $781,661
  3. Grandview VE, Vancouver East – $1,123,713
  4. Downtown VE, Vancouver East – $1,295,000
  5. Quilchena, Vancouver West – $1,609,714
  6. Hastings, Vancouver East – $995,586
  7. Collingwood VE, Vancouver East – $860,566
  8. Fraser VE, Vancouver East – $1,100,364
  9. S.W. Marine – Vancouver West – $1,616,000
  10. Shaughnessy – Vancouver West – $2,408,500

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Romana King
Romana King

Romana is an award-winning personal finance writer with an expertise in real estate. She is obsessed with the property marketplace and is the current Director of Content at Zolo.