IMPORTANT NOTICE

The BC Assessment Authority released their assessed values on Whistler properties earlier than anticipated.  The assessed values are the source of many wrong decisions that can cost homeowers a lot of money if not properly understood.

I am sure you have many questions that the BC Assessment office has already answered in easy to watch videos.  The videos include:

  1. How BC Assessment assesses properties.
  2. There are multiple videos related to "Understanding the Relationship Between Property Assessments and Property Taxes" and how they determine the assessed value of your property based on market values of sales as at the July the previous year..

The link to the videos is HERE 

On January 2nd, there will be more…

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May Your Days Be Holly, Jolly and Filled With Laughter

Play my Christmas greetings video by clicking on the image above ⬆️.

Happy Holidays, my favorite people!

It's December 24th, and I'm in Australia for a quick visit with family. I understand from the photos coming across my social media that the snow is falling in Whistler, although it is quite late this year.

It has been an interesting year for me, both personally and professionally.

I started volunteering at a horse rescue ranch in Squamish in February 2023, which involved a lot of physical work (scooping poop, etc.), to which I was able to add some horsemanship lessons and personal time with the rescues. What I found was the benefits I received from the time spent with the horses…

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What do Aussie Santa's Do On Christmas Day?

Santa Surfing

Most people think Australian Santa does this ⬆️

But really he is doing this ⬆️

And this ⬆️


And quite likely a lot of this ⬆️

And then this ⬆️.


If I see him while I'm visiting my family this holiday season, I'll be sure to take a few photos to be doubly sure ????????.   Have a holly jolly Christmas!

Happy Ho HO


Denise

PS:  Thank you for a wonderful year ????



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WANTED

Four Seasons Resort Whistler

Blackcomb Springs Suites

Pan Pacific Mountainside

Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre

Westin Resort & Spa

Hilton Whistler Resort

I've been getting calls from Whistler's busiest Realtors asking what I'm listing this week.

They have buyers looking to purchase right now.  Just in time for Christmas and the busiest months of the year.  Do you want an honest opinion on the value of your property based on current market conditions?  I will never inflate your price to get your listing.  I never over-promise and under-deliver.

All information I provide is based on statistical and…

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DENISE BROWN LOGO

 Two Christmas GiftsYour Family Will LOVE! 

Your first choice is 211G3 Horstman House at only $319,000

Have you heard of quarter-ownership condos?  Horstman House on the Blackcomb Benchlands near Lost Lake is a ski-out property with a luxury lodge feel.  A perfect winter (and summer) location.

It is freehold ownership with a managed-use arrangement where you get to stay in your condo for up to 13 weeks a year!  There are four owners of each condo (but you don't even have to say hi if you don't want to). 

Every month each…

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Meadow Park Joern Rohde

What's So Special About Alpine Meadows, Whistler


Alpine Meadows is a charming residential neighbourhood located in the beautiful resort town of Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The area is situated on the north side of Highway 99, just five minutes away from Whistler Village. The neighbourhood offers a tranquil and peaceful atmosphere, while still providing convenient access to all of the amenities and attractions of Whistler.

One of the key features of Alpine Meadows is the abundance of green spaces and natural beauty. The neighbourhood is surrounded by pristine forests and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. The natural surroundings provide ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, and…

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YOU CAN BUY A WHISTLER HOME FOR $2,500,000

A Gathering Place For Family & Friends

Embrace the dream of owning a home in the friendliest neighborhood in Whistler - Alpine Meadows. This delightful, well-maintained 5 bed, 2 full bath and powder room & large laundry home with 2 basements is spread over a generous 2,384 sf. 3 smart levels, with the top boasting vaulted ceilings, custom wrought iron joists connecting multiple log beams and posts. Bright and fresh, this home is partly furnished and beautifully decorated. 

Alpine Meadows is the locals' neighborhood with Meadow Park Sports Centre, baseball diamonds, tennis courts & children's water park as well as Whistler Secondary School, Alpine Market & Restaurant, Valley Trail and park along the…

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QUARTER SHARE CONDOS OFFER LIFESTYLE AT 1/4 THE PRICE

211G3 HORSTMAN HOUSE, 2 BED, 2 BATH, 976 SF.    Only $319,000.

Ah, the allure of a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom quarter share in Horstman House Lodge is akin to a siren's call for those enchanted by Whistler's natural grandeur.

Imagine this: A cozy 976-square-foot sanctuary nestled amidst towering pines, where the air is tinged with the crisp scent of evergreen. The quarter-share arrangement is a masterstroke in smart luxury, offering you 13 weeks of enviable mountain living each year without the financial commitment of full ownership. It's like having a slice of paradise on a silver platter, but without the worries.  Use your weeks each month, or if you happen to be busy, make them available…

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813 Westin Resort & Spa is UNDERPRICED

I've updated my Westin spreadsheet showing active listings and sales.  I believe that this property is UNDERPRICED.  #813 is listed at $519,000.  Based on the most recent sale, this suite could be priced at $555,000.  The sale price per IUD has been increasing with each sale - except this suite has been listed at a May/June sale price per IUD.


I have attached a copy of my spreadsheet HERE


A copy of the detailed information package including photos, floorplans and revenue statements showing a 26.8% increase in revenue for the January to July 2023 period compared to 2022 and a ROI of 4.36% based on the net for 2022 and we expect that to get stronger as 2023 is a anticipated to be a record year.  The…

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