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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 producing a decent return on investment. Many home owners choose to let a property management company take... 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 amenities of a good sized town with locals spoilt by some of the most pristine natural environments and... 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 coming out of this resort town right now. Add to this a low barrier to foreign investment and you see... Read more
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July 13, 2017 in Blog

Rising Interest Rates and How They Could Affect the Whistler Real Estate Market

In case you haven’t heard, the Bank of Canada raised the prime interest rate on July 12th for the first time in 7 years. For nearly a decade Canadians have enjoyed historically low interest rates resulting in cheap lending which has accelerated the real estate market. Of course, interest rates don’t only affect borrowing. Coinciding with the recent rate rise the Canadian dollar surged to its... 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 is experiencing prime conditions for selling. Prices are at an all time high, inventory is at... 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, this summer presents an excellent time for you to capitalize on your investment. Buyers are here and... Read more
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April 19, 2017 in Blog

5 Things Non-Resident Buyers Need To Know About Buying In Whistler

Whistler is a melting pot of nationalities with investors, holiday-home owners and full-time residents from around the world living in harmony with one common bond, a love of the outdoors. Many people dream of owning property in Whistler. A pristine environment, situated in one of the best ski resorts in the world; it is a home-owner and investor's utopia. Because of this, non-residents make up a... 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 too has recently emerged as the time to be in Whistler. With the Whistler Bike Park, pristine... 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 for buyers and sellers. If you are looking to sell or buy a new home in Whistler this year, or are... Read more