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Where to buy a condo or townhouse in Whistler and Squamish in 2018

Who doesn't dream of a condo or townhouse in Whistler or Squamish, but to make a smart property purchase you really do need to focus on areas that offer good value, strong appreciation and continued desirability
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Finding a home just steps from world-class mountains

Who doesn’t want to own a condo or townhouse just steps from world-class ski hills, mountain biking and climbing spots? No wonder Whistler and Squamish of grown and developed over the last decade. But it’s not just investors and vacationers that are looking for a real estate deal in this picturesque B.C. cities — it’s also families and provincial residents who want to escape the high-prices of Vancouver and cut down on their after-work commute to their favourite activities. But just because prices are a bit more reasonable in Whistler and Squamish doesn’t mean you want to ignore market fundamentals. Location is everything and we all know that even the best cities have various types of neighbourhoods.

To help, we analyzed each neighbourhood in Whistler and Squamish to determine relative value, price momentum and desirability (what we call an economic score) to come up with a rank of the best neighbourhoods to buy a condo or townhouse. Keep in mind, these are growing communities and not all neighbourhoods offer townhomes or condos. For that reason, the best neighbourhoods for condos is shorter than the best neighbourhoods to find a townhouse for sale. Still, use the Condo and Townhouse Market Report to short-list the best ‘hoods and then concentrate on finding a property that suits your needs and budget.

5 Best Neighbourhoods to Buy a Condo in Whistler and Squamish in 2018

  1. Whistler Village, Whistler – $446,448
  2. Whistler Creek, Whistler – $317,494
  3. Benchlands, Whistler – $633,301
  4. Nordic, Whistler – $420,762
  5. Blueberry Hill, Whistler – $1,019,625

10 Best Neighbourhoods to Buy a Townhouse in Whistler and Squamish in 2018

  1. Whistler Village, Whistler – $986,388
  2. Whistler Cay Estates, Whistler – $938,000
  3. Whistler Creek, Whistler – $769,067
  4. Brio, Whistler – $699,000
  5. Alpine Meadows, Whistler – $688,609
  6. Benchlands, Whistler – $1,286,528
  7. Alta Vista, Whistler – $719,714
  8. White Gold, Whistler – $2,621,333
  9. Whistler Cay Heights, Whistler – $938,000
  10. Spring Creek, Whistler – $1,192,500

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Romana King
Romana King

Romana King is an award-winning personal finance writer and the current director of content for Zolo. King has contributed to business and lifestyle publications including, Toronto Sun, Maclean’s, MoneySense, Globe & Mail Custom Content Team, and Toronto Star. She is a passionate speaker about financial education and engages her audience on a variety of personal finance topics from kids and money, home buying and selling tips, and estate and investment planning. King won the 2015 SABEW Business Journalism award and is currently nominated for a COPA 2019 award, Best Service Article, for her annual project Best Deals in Real Estate. As editor of CI Top Broker, King guided her magazine to obtain its first KRW Business Journalism nomination, and she was part of the small team in 2011 that helped MoneySense win Magazine of the Year at the 34th annual National Magazine Awards.

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