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Whistler real estate transaction report for April 5

Blog by Nick Swinburne | April 8th, 2011

As we wrap up the first quarter of 2011, I would like to review the current sales year to date:

January: 36 Sales
February: 42 Sales
March:  48 Sales

This gives us a total of 126 sales compared to 96 for first quarter of 2010, and 77 for the first quarter of 2009.

Clearly, Buyer activity is picking up momentum.  We may see some revenue generating properties come to market in the next few weeks as winter rentals wrap up, but to avoid disappointment I would advise those who are considering a Whistler purchase to put the wheels in motion, as the good deals are starting to get snapped up and some vendors are digging in their heals in terms of what they will sell for.  I would also urge those requiring financing to seek a rate hold as we have seen a 35bp rise in the 5 year government yield in the past 2 weeks.  Jason McLean at Garibaldi Mortgage brokers is an excellent source for Whistler lenders. Jason@garabaldimortgage.com 

Please go ahead and click here to view the past week's real estate transactions in Whistler, as reported by whistlerlistings.com.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments regarding these or other Whistler real estate listings. 

This week reported:   23 New Listings         7 Sales             27 Price Changes 

Many good picks this week:
3 bedroom Montebello ¼ share listed at $195k
2 Bedroom Town Plaza listed at $449k
4 bedroom duplex listed at $649k
3 bedroom Sunpath townhome listed at $664k
4 bedroom Twin Lakes townhome listed at $749k
3 bedroom Montebello listed at $999k

Please remember, if you have a friend or family member looking to purchase real estate in the Sea to Sky region, please be sure to tell them about your experience working with me and please pass on my contact information so that I may offer them my services as well.

Have a great week ahead,