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Property information & trends

Property information & trends

Property assessment information is announced on an annual basis. Please note that this information was released on January 4, 2021 and is based on market values as of July 1, 2020. 

View the 2021 BC Assessment News Releases. You can also view the regional breakdown of 2021 highlights for: Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Thompson Okanagan, Kootenay Columbia, Northern BC.

British Columbia - Highlights

Number of properties on the 2021 assessment roll2,114,885 
From 2020+1%
Total value of real estate on the 2021 assessment roll$2.01 trillion
From 2020+4.2%
Total value of new construction, subdivisions and rezoning$22.1 billion
Percentage of accepted assessments (appeals not filed)98.8% 

Get more property stats & trends:

Assessment Roll Total Value

Assessment Roll Total Value by Area & Property Class

Assessment Roll Total Value by Property Class

BC Property Count

Property Count by Subclass

New Construction

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Additional information:

2021 Assessment Roll Media Backgrounder

Learn more about assessments: 

Learn about the principles of property assessment through this animation about Mill Town, a fictional town in B.C.

Property assessments are about determining HOW property taxes are distributed. BC Assessment provides local governments and other taxing authorities with accurate and independent assessment information. Local governments and other taxing authorities use that information to determine funding for important services used every day in communities all over British Columbia. Learn more about the relationship between property assessments & property taxes by viewing this short video.

If you are a property owner in B.C., this quick video explains how to learn more about your assessment, compare properties and ask questions.

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Num​​​​​​​​​​ber of properties assessed: 2,067,479​
From 2018+1.07%
Total value of real estate: $1.99 trillion
From 2018+7.45%
Value of new construction, subdivisions & rezonings:$31.68 billion

 Market Trends

  • Check out our interactive maps to access local market trends for various communities, average market movement for different property classes, and the top 500 valued residential properties
  • Early notification letters are mailed to property owners with significant increases.