A Diamond in the Rough

A Diamond in the Rough

Sep 12, 2020 | Finance, Local, Real Estate

Not only is the weather fantastic here, but thanks to our thriving property market, Kelowna (now, more than ever) seems to still be one of the most desirable places to live in Canada. With plenty of open space, outdoor activities around every corner, great schools and parks, and a quaint small town feel, it’s no wonder housing in Kelowna recovered so quickly from the effects of the COVIC-19 pandemic!

The weather might be cooling off a bit, but housing has never been hotter. This August’s market data shows that the average housing price has jumped up over 10% in August compared to the first half of the year – and considering that this year’s sales were higher in June, July, and August compared to last year, things are still looking up for Kelowna’s market. In fact, it’s become so appealing that many from Vancouver and the surrounding Lower Mainland have been relocating to the valley to claim their own slice of paradise.

Wondering if it’s the right time to buy or sell? Let’s figure out the strategy that makes the most sense for you in this red hot market!

Additional Reading

Incoming Inventory

Incoming Inventory

As we slowly make our way into the New Year, the usual speculation about future market conditions continues. Like we talked about last month, there are plenty of market influencers to consider in early 2024 that will set the tone for the rest of the year, like the...

New Year, New Market

New Year, New Market

Happy New Year everyone! Am I the only one who feels like 2024 snuck up on us way too fast?! With the New Year underway, a lot of folks are starting to wonder what lies ahead in 2024 for the Okanagan housing market. Market speculation is always a popular topic around...

Winter Growth Spurt

Winter Growth Spurt

As we head into another winter, the expected rumors and reports of a market slowdown are once again the hot topic in Kelowna real estate. But, speaking from experience, this isn’t an unnatural turn of events. Sales activity in Okanagan housing naturally tapers off...

250-470-0377