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Whistler homes, condos and townhome new listings and market update for April 29

April 29th, 2013
This past week I have had the pleasure of enjoying the sand, surf and sun just north of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The last time I was here was in 2008 and the amount of development along this part of the coast continues at a strong pace - the quote from 'Field of Dreams' of 'If you build it, they will come' is certainly true here and we are enjoying beautiful weather, great hospitality and sm ...

McLeans musings for April 25

April 26th, 2013

The latest GDP numbers from the UK showed positive economic growth although just barely at 0.3% growth.   This was enough to strengthen the pound by over 1% against the US dollar.  Jobless numbers in Spain are now over 27%. However, there is renewed hope that the European Central Bank will cut interest rates next week to provide more stimulus to the region's economies.

Improving employment n ...

Marquise 2 bedroom condo for sale new price

April 24th, 2013

506 Marquise - 2 bedroom 2 bath 1040sf Whistler condo for sale.

We are pleased to be offering a new price for this beautiful 2 bedroom, 5th floor Marquise condo.  Offering incredible views and a concrete building with pool and gym, this property is sure to impress.  For more infomation and to view photos please click here to visit the website.

Please contact me with any questions,

e: nick@ni ...

Whistler homes, condos and townhome new listings and market update for April 22

April 22nd, 2013
What a beautiful day we are enjoying here in Whistler. With World Ski and Snowboard festival wrapped up on Sunday, the village will seem unusually 'unbusy' for the next few weeks. That said, the skiing and riding is still good and the mountain bike trails and golf courses are starting to look ready to enjoy.  It also means that getting in to view properties will be a lot easier.

This past week ...

McLean's market musings for April 18

April 18th, 2013

Lower than expected growth in China caused markets to reduce positions in commodity heavy countries, such as Canada, earlier this week.  While the latest numbers showed growth in China at 7.7%, which is still very high compared to most industrialized nations, this is a lower number than expected for a country that is one of the global economic drivers.

The US economy remains on track with posi ...

Whistler real estate market update for Q1 2013

April 16th, 2013

As we move into the second quarter of the year, stats from the Whistler Listing System show that first quarter residential home sales saw a 45% increased from the end of 2012 and a 40% increase from the same period last year.  Figures for condo sales stayed relatively similar for phase I, phase II and standard residential zoned properties while duplex sales saw a small increase.  Both phase I ...

Whistler homes, condos and townhome new listings and market update for April 15

April 15th, 2013
Hello from Whistler.  I trust everyone had a great weekend and you are off to a good start for the week.  We continue to see signs of winter here in the valley and the reports of fresh snow this past weekend would make you think that ski season is just starting.  This week marks the continuation of the World Ski and Snowboard festival here in Whistler.  It's always a great event and a fun way ...

McLeans Market musings for April 11

April 11th, 2013

In Europe, the continued availability of low interest loans is providing optimism that economic growth still has a chance.   After a number of years of failed austerity policies, anything that can promote positive economic growth is a welcome sight to the beleaguered European economy.    The bailout of Cyprus continues and although the negative headlines continue to worry some, the relatively ...

Whistler homes, condos and townhomes new listings and market update for April 8

April 8th, 2013
Just when we though spring was here, this weekend saw continued snow accumulations in the high alpine on Whistler and Blackcomb.  Although the official amount was only 8cm, sources on the mountain tell me 20cm - 25cm was more realistic.  Today we are greeted with beautiful day here in the valley.  The Whistler new listings remain the same this week compared to last, giving us 12 new propertie ...

McLean's Market Musings for April 4

April 4th, 2013

This week, I have invited Jason McLean, Mortgage Broker with Garibaldi Mortgage here in Whistler, to publish his weekly "McLean's Market Musings" on the blog.  Jason offers a wealth of information and knowledge to those looking for financing options on properties here in the Sea to Sky corridor and a keen sense of the global economy.  If you have questions about mortgages and financing on pha ...

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