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First Half of 2015 at a Glance

As the first half of the 2015 buying and selling season comes to end we see similarities to the first half of 2014 in terms of the number of transactions (365 vs 354). However, total dollar volume is up significantly (26%). We have now had 6 straight quarters of very strong activity, as a result market momentum (which starts in …

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April 2015 Market Report

Strong sales activity continued to characterize the real estate market in Whistler during the first quarter of 2015.  Favorable exchange rates, low interest rate levels, and strong buyer demand overcame a less than stellar winter season and, as a result, the total value of sales transactions in the first few months of 2015 exceeded both of the previous quarters and …

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Another Kind of Ski Adventure

Although often thought of as a paradise for downhill skiers, Whistler is also home to over 160 kilometers of groomed trails for cross-country skiers of all levels and abilities. Located close to the Village, Lost Lake offers 32 kilometers of cross-country trails, plus snowshoe trails, and night skiing. After an hour or so out on the trails, the PassieHaus Cafe, …

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Market Report – 2014 Market in Review

In 2014, strong interest in Whistler properties propelled the marketplace to its highest levels of activity since 2009. As a result of the high number of sales that occurred, the number of properties available for sale has dropped significantly and the average time it takes to sell has been reduced dramatically in most market segments. Overall the total number of …

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2015 Tax Assessments

This year’s tax assessment roll, based on market value estimates on July 1, 2014 and the physical condition of properties as of October 31, 2014, has been published. Corridor-wide. The Vancouver-Sea to Sky region’s assessment roll increased from $374.1 billion last year to $407.1 billion this year. A total of almost $5.7 billion was added through subdivisions, rezoning, and new …