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We had another good long weekend here in the mountains and the conditions did not disappoint – good snow and clear skies were in full effect. I was also pleased to see a large number of prospective Buyers through my Sunday open house at 94 Glaciers Reach. The majority were from the lower mainland...
04/10/2012
March 31 ended our 1st quarter of the year and this prompts me to compile a quick 2012 Q1 YTD review compared to the sales figures we saw during the same time in 2011. Please note that the figures in brackets are the average sale price for the quarter. Total Whistler sales 137 ($716k) compared to...
04/03/2012
Ask any Realtor in Whistler what question they are getting asked the most, and they would probably reply with “What do you think the market is going to do in the next (fill in # months here) months?”. As many people know, there is currently a large amount of inventory available in the Whistler ma...
03/27/2012
What a week it has been in Whistler! Families taking time to come up and visit during this Spring break have been treated to over 100cm (44 in) of the white stuff in the past week and it appears more is on the way. The current conditions are going to make for some great spring skiing as well. Hop...
03/20/2012
Snow, snow and more snow is the only way to describe present conditions in the village. For those not playing along at home, the mountains have received 55cm or 21 inches in the past 2 days. We have reports of another half foot tomorrow with another foot of snow on Thursday. The village continues...
03/13/2012
This past weekend was another good one here in town. Restaurants and retailers were busy with a good number of visitors strolling the village and enjoying themselves. The start of the week was a little too warm on the mountain for my tastes but by Sunday we saw a fairly sizable storm come through...
03/07/2012
For those not familiar with my blog at www.realestateforwhistler.com/Blog.php, we had two very positive announcements this week in regards to Whistler and Whistler real estate. The first was from the Provincial government who announced a transition from the current 12% HST tax back to the 5% GST...
02/28/2012
After wrapping up an incredible 2 week trip through Japan this past Sunday, it’s good to be home and writing to you from a snowy and busy Presidents week here in Whistler. The big news this past week was the Provincial government’s announcement that BC with be transitioning back to the GST/PST ta...
02/21/2012
This week’s report comes to you from aboard a Japanese high speed train from Nagano bound for Kyoto. Our time in the Japanese Alps was very good, with a large amount of snowfall, gracious hosts and many new and wonderful adventures. We now are looking forward to exploring the cities of Kyoto and ...
02/15/2012
This week’s Whistler market update is greeting you from Hakuba, Japan. Hakuba is about 300kms northwest of Tokyo and is situated in an area known as the Japanese Alps. The area has 10 ski resorts offer over 200 runs on diverse terrain for both skiers and boarders alike. The local population are v...
02/07/2012
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