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Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane

Alternative Ways to Enter the Housing Market

The market is moving quickly there is no doubt about that. We are seeing buyers using alternative methods of getting into the market. Do you know anyone who has purchased a home using one of these methods in the last year?

 

 

New Whistler Development - River Run Coming Soon!


WHISTLER It was a busy September for sales in Whistler although we did not see the record numbers experienced in February and March.   In September we had a total of 74 sales but we would have seen more sales if there was more inventory!   We are currently sitting with a record low for...

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Whistler's Real Estate Market is Amping up for a Busy Fall Season


Our recent sale of 45 Glaciers Reach leaves only 2 townhomes on the market offering the zoning to support nightly rentals or full time living.

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Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

We expect to see ALOT of construction in Pemberton over the next year. Here's Why...


WHISTLER After 2 record months for sales in February and March with 114 sales each month, April was a little slower month with a total of 70 sales.

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Possible Increase in the Stress Test


"The Office of the Superintendant of Financial Institutions is looking at increasing the stress test rate in order to slow down the housing market. The suggested change is to increase the qualifying rate to 5.25%

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Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

January 2021 broke another sales record!


WHISTLER We ended up a very unusual year, with a total of 731 sales.   Then January 2021 broke another sales record!

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Whistler Market Update December 2020


The market has just got busier and busier after it started to pick up again in June.   After 2 extremely quiet months when no on knew what was going to happen, the number of sales picked up as BC residents started to feel more

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Tourism Whistler/ Justa Jeskova

Tourism Whistler/ Justa Jeskova

October was the busiest month of the year for sales - 129 sales in total - up 134% from the 55 sales in October 2019!


WHISTLER We had 129 sales in October, 99 sales in September, 75 sales in August, 72 sales in July and 45 sales in June after a couple of very quiet months in May and April, when we had 15 sales and 12 sales respectively. What happens next is dependent on

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Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

It has been a very busy quarter - with the number of sales up significantly in July, August and September!


WHISTLER We had a total of 15 sales in May, after a very quiet April with only 12 sales. However, in June we had a total of 45 sales and from there it continued to get busier and busier as potential buyers realized

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Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

Tourism Whistler/Justa Jeskova

The appeal of having a home in the mountains and out of the city has driven many of the sales in June


What difference a month makes!   WHISTLER We had a total of 15 sales in May, after a very quiet April with only 12 sales. However, in June we had a total of 45 sales - up 200% compared to May. It was also up from June 2019 when we had a total of 27 sales.

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Nicklaus North Golf Club

Nicklaus North Golf Club

CMHC has predicted a 18% fall in home values over the next 12 months. Has Whistler seen any indicators consistent with this prediction?


As we emerge into the next phase of the relaxation of some of the pandemic closures, I would like to extend a huge thanks to all of the health care workers and everyone in essential services who have done such an amazing job keeping us safe. Now we are primarily looking forward in the real estate...

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"BC homes sales to fall by 40% but comeback is likely"


“Economists expect BC’s real estate market to make a strong comeback once physical distancing measures are lifted”. What a positive note to start this blog! This was reported by CBC although its headline was not quite as optimistic – “BC home sales to fall by 40 per cent but comeback is likely”.

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Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

March 2020 Whistler Real Estate Update


Whistler  We are hoping this finds you healthy, happy, and staying positive during these changing times.  Normally we would publish the graphs for the sales in February but right now in the real estate market, the big question is what is going to happen to the real estate market going...

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The Adventure Group

The Adventure Group

Whistler and Pemberton February Sales Statistics


Whistler Real Estate Sales Statistics Pemberton Real Estate Sales Statistics   WhistlerJanuary saw a slow start to the year with 38 sales in total.   This followed the same trend as January 2019 which had 39 sales -  but both January 2019 and January 2020 were down...

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The Adventure Group

The Adventure Group

Whistler and Pemberton November Sales Stats


Whistler November Sales Stats Pemberton November Sales Sats   Whistler November was the busiest month in 2019 with a total of 63 sales, compared to October with 55 sales, 54 sales in September, 61 sales in August, 39 sales in July, 27 sales in June, 35 sales in May, 47 sales in...

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Tourism Whistler/ Blake Jorgenson

Tourism Whistler/ Blake Jorgenson

Whistler and Pemberton August Sales Stats


Whistler August Monthly Stats Pemberton August Monthly Stats  

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