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This is no ordinary Blog. This is no ordinary city. This is my city. I live here, I love it, and it is my home. The wealth of opportunity, fun, and fantastic business in this city is astounding, and all it takes to see them is a little imagination and a touch of adventure. Here is where the things I like, the fun things I do, and the businesses I love make it, in story. A blog designed on stories. Stories of this city. My city, and yours.

Where did the Buyers come from in April 2020?

I'm often asked where the Buyers come from and our Real Estate Board does an excellent job of collecting and providing this information to us every quarter.  If you're interested, click on the info-graphic and you'll see that about 86% of our buyers come from B.C. & 5% from Alberta.

OMREB 2019 Market Overview

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OMREB 2019 Market Overview

2019 Market Overview $3.9 Billion transacted in 2019. 7,244 residential sales in 2019 Economic Overview Job Growth indicators {{ vc_btn: title=Full+Report&style=flat&shape=round&color=primary&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fmcusercontent.com%252F9691382a5a8b09c362ef1126b%252Ffiles%252F570d4ddf-0a46-48ca-9403-1d4199bdd8db%252FOMREB_Q4_2019_1_.pdf%7Ctitle%3AOMREB%25202019%2520Market%2520Overview%7Ctarget%3A%2520_blank%7C }}

New Listing – Upgrade & Downsize at the same time!

Right in the heart of Kelowna you'll find this lovely 3 bedroom + den home.  Tastefully upgraded throughout... 1 level living with a full basement for family visits and hobbies.  The strata takes care of the outdoor pool and hot tub so you can relax!  $567,000  MLS#10197634 I am raw html block.Click edit button to [...]

B.C. housing market bouncing back as buyers return

BC housing market bouncing back as buyers return CBC News 25 Nov 2019 B.C.'s housing market is on the way back up, according to a report from economists at an agency that supports credit unions across Canada. Central 1's B.C. Resale Market Housing Outlook 2019-2021 says cheaper mortgages, population growth and price declines are bringing buyers back [...]

Kelowna stands tall as the best real estate investment destination in Western Canada

Kelowna is the best real estate investment destination in Western Canada MortgageBrokerNews.ca 19 Nov 2019 Ephraim Vecina   Kelowna Over the next 12 month, Kelowna will stand tall as the best real estate investment destination in Western Canada, with a highly active airport deemed as the 10th busiest nationwide. At present, 12 new multi-family towers [...]

Where do Buyers come from in the Central Okanagan?

I'm often asked where the Buyers come from and our Real Estate Board does an excellent job of collecting and providing this information to us every quarter.  If you're interested, click through the couple of info-graphics and you'll see that about 88% of our buyers come from B.C. & 9% from Alberta.

Here’s a quick 2 minute update on where the BC real estate market is at.

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the October 2019 statistics.

Kelowna tops list of 2020’s best Western Canadian investment towns

Kelowna tops list of 2020's best Western Canadian investment towns Kelowna is the 53rd most populous city in Canada but the Kelowna airport is the 10th busiest airport in the country, a telling statistic for a city that Western Investor has selected as the No.1 town for real estate investors over the next 12 months. “We are [...]

BCREA 2019 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast

BCREA 2019 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast: BC Homes Sales Carry Momentum into 2020 Vancouver, BC - November 6, 2019. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2019 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today. Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 1.8 per cent to about 77,100 units this year, after [...]