Jewish Independent newspaper clipping feat. Andrew and Jill Hasman


Thank you to the Jewish Independent for featuring us in last week's paper! If the image is difficult to view, we've transcribed the exerpt below. 


"A power couple in real estate: Andrew and Jill Hasman are experts in West Side homes.


Handsome couple. Jill and Andrew Hasman, eh? And a handsome couple handsomely coupled in marriage as they are partners in their highly successful real estate firm, Andrew Hasman and Associates, serving this community for more than 20 years. “And we’re also married 20 years,” adds Jill.

Andrew, born in England. Jill, in Winnipeg. But this town is where they met, married and merged professionally. Inevitable, I figure, that Andrew and Jill chose professional independence. “I’m from an entrepreneurial family,” says Andrew. “My parents were always self-employed,” says Jill. Like parents, like progeny!

As real estate-nik partners, Andrew explains he’s more the business side ... “market specifics and property valuations.” Jill ... “I tune up the house for resale, provide the craftspeople and coordinate the necessary tasks to get a home ready and in order for topdollar resale.”

Metro Vancouver is the Hasman beat, so to speak, “but our expertise is in West Side home sales,” concludes the couple. And I’ll conclude as I began ... a couple, indeed, most handsome!"



Spring is out of the gate at top speeds. The March numbers are in, and they’re breaking new records. Residential property sales in the Lower Mainland totalled 5,173 this past month: a whopping 56% above the 10-year sales average for March. They were up by 24% from February alone (4,172 sales), and 27.4% up from the 4,060 sales in March 2015.

“Strong job and economic growth in our province, positive net migration and low interest rates are helping to drive this activity,” said Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s new president, Dan Morrison. Morrison, who started his tenure as the REBGV’s fearless leader last month, went on to explain that the demand is broad-based. Meaning sales aren’t concentrated in one particular neighbourhood, which is great news for sellers looking to get their properties on the market.

There were a total of 6,278 new listings in March, covering detached, attached, and apartment properties across Metro Vancouver. It’s a moderate 5.2% increase from the same time last year, and an 8% increase from February. What’s interesting, is that the total number of properties for sale is 7,358; a dramatic 40.5% decline from March 2015.

The Rest At a Glance:

Benchmark price for all residential properties: $815,000
23.2% increase from March 2015

Benchmark price for a detached property is $1,342,500
27.4% increase from March 2015

Detached property sales totaled 2,135
24.8% increase from March 2015

Benchmark price for an apartment property is $462,800
18.8% sales increase from March 2015

Apartment property sales totaled 2,252
38.4% increase from March 2015

Benchmark price for an attached unit is $589,100
20.1% increase from March 2015

Attached property sales totaled 786
8.9% increase from March 2015


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*REBGV Editor’s Note:  Areas covered by Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver include: Whistler, Sunshine Coast, Squamish, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, and South Delta.

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