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October 18, 2017 in Blog

Changes to Mortgage Lending Rates for Uninsured Mortgages

On Tuesday October 17th the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institution (OSFI) changed the lending guidelines for federally controlled financial institutions (big banks) now requiring banks to qualify for mortgage rates at the Bank of Canada’s five-year benchmark rate. This means borrowers... Read more
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September 18, 2017 in Blog

Getting Your Holiday Home Ready for The Season

Owning a holiday home or recreational property is a great way to enjoy different parts of the world and generate a residual income from property investment. Besides the initial purchase, there are costs involved in owning a holiday home, and effort needed to maintain and ensure the home is... Read more
August 22, 2017 in Blog

Pemberton is Recreation Paradise

Only 20 minutes north of Whistler is the recreation paradise of Pemberton, BC. This rural community boasts year-round outdoor activities for adventure enthusiasts, limitless camping, agricultural roots and breathtaking Provincial parks. The tight-knit community of 2,500 people enjoys all the... Read more
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August 17, 2017 in Blog

6 Reasons Why Whistler Is The Perfect Holiday Home Destination

If you’ve been considering buying a holiday home and are trying to choose the right location let us convince you why Whistler is it. As a year-round tourist destination that is seeing year-on-year growth, a booming property market and a bright future ahead, there is nothing but positive news... Read more
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June 15, 2017 in Blog

How To Sell Your Whistler Home From Afar

Whistler has a high ratio of out-of-town and non-resident home owners. As a resort community many people invest in property here for the high rental yields and strong appreciations, or own a recreational property to enjoy the world-class skiing or active summers in the mountains. Currently Whistler... Read more
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May 10, 2017 in Blog

Why This Summer Is The Time To Sell Your Whistler Home

Summer is almost here and now is a great time to sell your Whistler property. If you haven’t heard yet, there is a shortage of properties for sale in Whistler meaning homes are selling quickly and for more money than they have been in years. If you have been on the fence about selling your home,... Read more
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March 15, 2017 in Blog

Why Whistler Locals Love Spring

If I asked you which season you thought was the favourite amongst locals I can bet the overwhelming answer would be winter. Winter is what put Whistler on the map and as the long-standing #1 Ski Resort Destination in North America, the world is drawn to Whistler because of its winter assets. Summer... Read more
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February 15, 2017 in Blog

Historically Low Inventory in Whistler and What It Means

You’ve probably been hearing it everywhere; the buyers are here but there are no homes to sell! Whistler is experiencing historically low inventory, but just why is this the case? Here we look at a few factors contributing to the low inventory, or supply of homes in Whistler, and what this means... Read more