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Squamish Rental Suites: A Real Life Case Study

Posted on Nov 08, 2023

Two new homeowners share their rental suite renovation...and the numbers behind it

What does it cost to put a rental suite in your house? What should you consider when designing a rental suite? My clients and new Squamish homeowners, Corey & Lauren, answer these questions and give us a tour of their new space.

By: Corey Hill & Lauren Meeker

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Musings and Ponderings and some Market Insights

Posted on May 08, 2020

Greetings from a sunny and much quieter Whistler.

Squamish, Whistler and Pemberton have weathered the COVID-19 Storm in gracious style. The shelves in the grocery stores remained well-stocked, and once people settled into the social distancing routine, a calm, respectful, cooperative energy developed.

Future opportunity for family well being in this...

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It's a Sellers' Market for all Three Property Types in Squamish 

Posted on Nov 08, 2019


Market insights for October show that Squamish has bounced right back, for the first time since March last year, into a seller's market for ALL THREE property types. The market for townhomes and condos is also seeing a similar upward trend in activity for homeowners in Whistler, with the market for detached properties still favouring buyers...

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Housing Market in Metro Vancouver Reaches Balanced Market Territory

Posted on Oct 09, 2019

Home buyer demand has returned to more historically typical levels in Metro Vancouver over the last 3 months. In fact, condos across Greater Vancouver recovered to normal levels in September. However, this is not the case for Squamish. It's still a buyer's market for condos, with only 6 sales from 90 active listings last month!

Although increased de...

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Market Movement for August

Posted on Sep 09, 2019


We have good news for vendors and anyone considering listing their property as we see out the last few weeks of summer.  There were more than double the number sales for detached homes in August (11) than sales in July (5) with the average days on the market also reduced from 129 days in July to 74 days in August.  The market is on the move...

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Inventory Continues to Increase for Buyers

Posted on Aug 11, 2019


Yip, it's still a buyer's market! With sales and house prices down across Metro Vancouver, properties are staying on the market for longer, increasing inventory for buyers. That being said, interest in Whistler properties continues with the average sales prices consistent with the 2nd quarter of 2018. 


Even though we're facing a dip...

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