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Squamish Real Estate Update – August 2019

July 2019 Stats

Sales to active ratio:

  • July 2019 Overall = 14%
  • Detached homes = 11%
  • Condos = 14%
  • Townhomes = 20%
  • Lower than last month = 15%
  • Lower than July 2018 = 18%
  • Lower than 5yr July average = 24%
  • Lower than 10yr July average = 17

**Buyer’s market = <12% / Balanced market = 12%-20% / Seller’s market = >20%**

Sales:

  • July 2019 Sales = 36
  • Down from last month = 39
  • Down from July 2018 = 48
  • Down from 5 yr avg = 53
  • Down from 10 yr avg = 44

Inventory:

  • July 2019 = 260
  • Last month the same = 260
  • About the same as July 2018 = 266
  • Higher than the 5 yr avg = 230
  • Lower than the 10 yr avg = 320

Overall, what’s going on:

I’ve got to be honest, I was a bit surprised to see these low numbers for July.  July was the busiest month for me in 2019 so far, also the same for the colleagues in my office. It feels busier out there than the numbers would suggest.

** Featured Listing 1 **
210 37881 Cleveland Ave, Squamish BC – $348,999
Don’t miss this opportunity to own at “The Main”! Great entry level suite, pied-a-terre or investment property. No wasted space in this 532 sqft one bedroom + flex room suite featuring stainless steel appliances + light palette colour scheme. Enjoy being steps away from breweries, shopping, the waterfront, Farmer’s market, library + estuary from this prime Downtown location. Walk, bike, kite, hike, paddle. Amenities include elevator access, secured parking and bike storage, pet + bike wash station, common garden area. Currently under construction with completion Dec 2019 – March 2020 offering 2-5-10 year warranty. This is an assignment + GST is applicable. All measurements are approximate.
** Featured Listing 2 **
1 41301 Skyridge Place, Squamish BC – $829,000
AMAZING VIEW END UNIT townhouse at SKYRIDGE – Bright, modern + expansive 2045 sq.ft. Ridge plan on 3 levels. Enjoy all the natural light + views, extra windows on the side, open plan living w/ doors to south deck w/ mtn views plus south patio + option for private fenced yard off rec rm. Master features soaker tub + glass shower. Wake up to VIEWS of the Chief + Tantalus Range! Upgrades: gas f/p, furnace + stove, on demand hot water, insulated interior walls, white shaker cabinets, quartz counters, pantry, heated tile bathroom floors, wool carpets, h/w floors! Imagine a garage + 20 ft driveway for parking! Steps to Montessori school + forested trails – 20 min to Alice Lake! Easy highway access. Incredible value for this design + quality – Built Green certified!
New Listings in Squamish – (in the past 30 days) 

Sold Listings in Squamish – (in the past 30 days)

Price Reductions in Squamish – (in the past 30 days)

July 2019 Stats:

New Listings:

Featured Listing 1:

Featured Listing 2:

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Can you do nightly rentals in Squamish?

Can you do nightly rentals in Squamish? We break down the answers to the following questions:
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JUMAR update – March 20, 2018

The new development in Squamish – Jumar has an update.  There will be a realtor event on Wednesday March 28, 2018, at this time we will have pricing and floor plans (which we will release at that time). What we know at this point:

  • Realtors will have first crack at appointments with their buyers, these appointments will be March 31st and April 1st, 2018 from 12pm-5pm.
  • Deposit information:  20% total despots, $5k upon writing, the balance of 10% within 7 days of subject removal, 5% around 4-6 months later, and the last 5% 60 days after the 3rd deposit.
  • There will be 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom units. Each unit will have one parking stall, only 5 extra parking stalls will be available for purchase, the first options for these will be awarded to the 3 bedroom units.

 

Stay tuned for floor plans and pricing, contact us for details!

 

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Whistler Real Estate Newsletter – 2016 Year In Review

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Happy New Year, here is your Whistler real estate market update!

December 2016 Stats:
– December 2016 was the lowest month for sales in both # and # of sales in
– December 2016 had dramatically lower sales (in both $ and #) than both Dec 2015+2014. In fact, December 2016 had about 1/2 the sales $ of Dec 2014, and only 1/3 of Dec 2015!
– The active listings are still extremely low, for the last 3 months they’ve been the lowest we’ve seen in the past 5 years.

 

End of Year Stats:
2016 was another great year for Whistler real estate. The first half of the year was very strong with rising inventory and prices and then leveling out and remaining a strong market place for the rest of the year with a slight drop off in December.
956 sales – best in 3 years
$163.8M more than 2015

Squamish BC – C209 Diamond Head Apartments – 1 Bedroom

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Visit www.c209diamondhead.com

Welcome home to this spacious 1 bedroom condo in the well kept and well run complex –  Diamond Head Apartments.  With an incredible location in Garibaldi Estates, you can walk to all the shops and amenities you could need.   This unit has been very well kept, it’s freshly painted waited and ready for you to move in!  Some features include:  Stainless steel fridge, top of the line convection oven, high-end laminate flooring, under-cabinet lightly, and there are amazing mountain views from the private and tranquil deck.

Visit www.c209diamondhead.com

 

106 Amblepath Condos, Squamish BC

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Very rare opportunity to own a condo in coveted Amblepath.  2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1100 sq ft of open living space, entire condo on 1 level!  2 balconies, fireplace, bamboo hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, very spacious bedrooms, Master bedroom has ensuite and its own private balcony.  Complex is very new, built in 2008.  Amblepath is an award winning development, full of young families and great walking paths; it’s close to schools, shopping, biking, and much more!

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www.whistlerealestateforsale.com/72

for more details

34 Highland Glen – 3bdrm Townhome in Squamish – $379k

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Welcome home to this spacious and open, 3 bedroom plus office, end unit townhome. Located in timeless and elegant Highland Glen, right across from Squamish Valley Golf Course & endless walking trails. Some of the tasteful renovations includ e wide-plank bamboo hardwood flooring, tile & more hardwood flooring throughout. The tranquil master bedroom has a full ensuite and walk-in closet. Enjoy those beautiful Squamish summers with an enclosed outdoor patio with Southern exposure. One of the best locations in this complex, there is a playground out back that is visible from the kitchen. Other features include a gas fireplace, a fully laundry room & huge double garage!

 

See www.SquamishRealEstateForSale.ca for more info