WHISTLER’s real estate market brought in a total dollar volume of $63 Million in June, a 13% increase from that of the previous month. There were a total of 51 transactions, of which there were 18 condo sales, 21 townhome sales and 7 chalet sales. Chalet sales carried the highest dollar volume for the month, a total of $23.6 Million. Reported numbers for the second quarter of 2018 show a total dollar volume of $176 Million and a total of 209 property sales.
For a complete breakdown of Whistler Sales by Dollar Volume, Number of Transactions and Property Types, as well as annual quarterly trends for the past few years, please check out our blog here.
Property sales in PEMBERTON brought in just over $4 Million in dollar volume this June, a relatively slow month when compared with the same time last year. There were a total of 7 property sales, the majority of which were townhome sales (with a dollar volume of $2.38 Million). Looking at the recorded sales for the second quarter of 2018, we can see there were 37 transactions (the same number reported as the first quarter) and a 21% increase in dollar volume totalling approximately $23 Million.
The SQUAMISH real estate market brought in a total dollar volume of $27 Million in June, which is 37% decrease from the same month last year. There were a total of 9 single-family home sales, 11 condo sales, and 25 townhome sales. Townhome sales carried the highest dollar volume for the month, a total of $15.5 Million. The numbers are in for the second quarter of 2018, with a reported 53% increase in dollar volume over the first quarter: approximately $135 Million in 195 transactions.
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504 Marquise $1,050,000
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2261 Olive Terrace $1,750,000
Perfection best describes this 3 bedroom & den, 2 full bath and powder room, half duplex in Whistler Creekside, with NO monthly fees on a quiet cul-de-sac commanding amazing views of the Tantalus Range and Alpha Lake from two expansive decks. The open layout reveals vaulted ceilings, enormous windows & a wood burning fireplace attracting all day sunshine. The spacious master suite is tucked privately away upstairs with a 4 piece ensuite & walk-in closet. Downstairs are two bedrooms with access to the deck & hot tub, den, mud/laundry room second entrance, full bath & 1-car garage. Recently painted, decorated, and new carpets for your family's immediate enjoyment.
Real Estate News
Province to set up registry to crack down on 'hidden buyers' “Under the new legislation, corporations, trustees and partners will be required to identify the individuals that have a "beneficial interest" in the purchase of real estate.” Our own Ann Chiasson weighs in on the pros and cons of this new registry. Read the article by the Pique Newsmagazine.
Sea to Sky farmers turn to leasing land to live the dream "Leasing land rather than owning it has both positives and negatives. Agricultural land in the Pemberton area has seen a sharp rise in value in the last several years and Budgell and McCann both feel that buying is now out of reach. (A home on a five-acre lot in Pemberton Meadows can cost upwards of $1 million depending on location.)" Read more in this article by the Pique Newsmagazine.
Upcoming Local Events
Subaru IRONMAN® Canada
July 29: Registration for the 2018 Subaru IRONMAN® Canada triathlon in Whistler is now open! Take up the challenge to swim, bike and run through the beautiful lakes, roads and trails of British Columbia. Register now, lock in your training plan and book your accommodation for race week and training trips early. Click here for details!
Aug 2-5: This annual yoga festival has one-of-a-kind instructors, musicians, speakers, chefs and fellow celebrants for a festival of blissful exploring. Step up into a space bright with new ideas, new friends, new foods and new moves this summer. Click for more info.
Canadian BBQ Championships
Aug 3-5: From local legends to world champions, the BBQ Championships pit the best of the best against each other at Dusty’s in Whistler Creekside. Come see the pros in action, enjoy family entertainment, sample some of the best BBQ you will ever eat, and enjoy free music throughout the weekend. Details here!