The Whistler Real Estate Company Limited
Happy New Year
I wanted to start off by thanking all of you, my family, friends and clients who helped to make this my most successful year ever. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!
These are interesting times in our market as upward price pressure remains with strong demand and extremely limited supply. I hope that you will find this market up-date informative. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like to know how the current market conditions affect your ability to buy or sell in Whistler! FYI I have a couple of tickets available for the View from here event (see below for more information on this) we have organized for this Saturday, if you are interested in attending please give me a call.
Market Report: 2017 In Review 
The Whistler real estate market experienced another active year in 2017 resulting in significant price appreciation in most sectors and over one billion dollars of value being transacted throughout the year. Despite the number of reported sales falling below that achieved during 2016, strong buyer interest continued to drive valuations and reduce the number of opportunities available. We expect these general conditions to continue into 2018.

Overall, the total number of transactions reported to the Whistler Listing Service decreased 16.2% compared to 2016; however, this was more than offset by a 26% increase in the average price of a transaction (currently $1,163,392 compared to $901,451 at the end of 2016) and insured that reported sales exceeded $1.1 billion by year end.
2017 Property Tax Assessments
The annual Tax Assessment Notices have now been sent out and, according to BC Assessment, local property values in Whistler rose 21% overall between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017. The total value of real estate in BC came in at $1.86 trillion this year, an 11.9% increase over last year.
It is important to note that these notices show an estimate of what your property’s value was as of July 1, 2017. Your assessment statement is a very broad brush. General real estate sales determine a property’s 'value' and the various local and provincial taxing authorities calculate tax rates based on their respective budget needs and the assessment roll for their jurisdiction. Property taxes will be set in the spring once the assessment roll has been finalized.
Property owners who have concerns about their assessment should contact BC Assessment as indicated on their notice and review the appeal procedure on the BC Assessment website as soon as possible. If you would like to appeal your assessment you must do so before January 31, 2018.
Ray Longmuir
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As we celebrate our 40th year in operation, we can't wait to see what the next years will bring. So come join us and experience the Whistler lifestyle!
Upcoming Events
January 21 - 28
Whistler Pride and Ski Festival - This is one of the biggest gay ski weeks in the world. There will be a full slate of events from skiing to wine tastings, to the legendary snowball dance.
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January 27
View From Here- A half day event bringing together some of Whistler's leaders and policy makers to provide insight on the local area's current affairs and future development.
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For more, up-to-date information about local events visit our events page.
From Our Blog
The View From Here
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7 Alternative Whistler Acivites
This list of non-skiing activities provides some alternative activities when you have fallen one too many times on your board, or are just looking for something new and different to try out. Keep Reading >>
10 Tips for Buying a Property in Pemberton
You know how great it is to live in Pemberton and you are ready to buy a property in your dream town, but what is next? Check out these 10 tips to keep in mind when buying a home in Pemberton. Keep Reading >>
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List Price: $174,900
Bedrooms: 2  |  Bathrooms: 2
Own a luxurious mountain home for a fraction of the cost of whole ownership! Located next to Whistler Creek 420B offers Granite countertops, Stainless steel appliances, Maple cabinet doors and updated task orientated light fixtures, this is quarter ownership at the Legends like never before. More Info....
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First Tracks Lodge
Whistler Creek
List Price: $TBA
Bedrooms: 1.5  |  Bathrooms: 2
This impressive mountain lodge is located just steps from the Creekside Express Gondola, shopping, fine dining and après ski. After a day enjoying all that Whistler has to offer, come home to one of Whistler's most prestigious addresses offering all the amenities and the best location. Call us today if you would like more information about one of Whistler's most impressive addresses.
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List Price: $TBA
Bedrooms: 4  |  Bathrooms: 4
Taluswood is a picturesque location that offers great access to the ski trails, views and a outdoor pool and hot tub. Call us today if you would like further information on the timing for this home. 
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