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A New Link, New Possibilities?

 

Talk of a fixed link to the Coast dominated the real estate landscape last year as many Lower Mainland purchasers became aware of the Coast and what was an oversupply in a soft market and began speculating on the upside of the market. This interest and excitement led to the strong numbers we saw in 2016 and it's my prediction we will see more of the same going into the Spring and a Provincial election. 

 

Will Discussions Continue?

 

There are quite...

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Consumer Confidence and Trump

 

While consumer confidence continues to be at high levels in BC, there have been some downward pressure.  Over the years, my Broker has been tracking how Sunshine Coast real estate cycles closely follow what the consumer confidence mood is in the Lower Mainland and British Columbia.

 

The two major issues that are going to affect how people are feeling - our upcoming provincial election, and Trump.

 

It will be interesting to watch consumer confidence...

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The real estate market on the Sunshine Coast was very active in 2016.  Here are some of the major highlights that have come from our office.

 

Detached Homes

  • There were 952 detached homes sold. That’s 194 more than 2015’s total of 758; an increase of just over 25%. The increased activity was reflected in the Benchmark Price – that is, the price of an average home in an average area – which rose 26% last year, to $492,900. 
  • Strong demand, short supply, and a large...
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I have listed a new property at LOT 8 CAMP BURLEY RD in Garden Bay.
Excellent outdoor recreational area and property in Pender Harbour. One of only two undeveloped lots in the subdivision, this strata owns trail access to beautiful Mixal Lake where you can boat, swim, fish or just enjoy the scenery. Camp Burley is on the way to Irvine's Landing and surrounded by ocean and many lakes and other adventure opportunities. The community is 50-50 residents and part-timers so all the modern...
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