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What Should You Look for When Viewing a Home?

December 27th, 2008
What Should You Look for When Viewing a Home?
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When buying a home, it's important to think about more than just the colour of the countertops or the flooring. It is easy to fall in love with a home's appearance, but it's very important to look beyond the window dressing. By playing detective yourself, you can carefully inspect each house you view and eliminat ...

Home Made Cleaning Solutions: Nontoxic Recipes for Effective Cleaners

December 27th, 2008
Home Made Cleaning Solutions: Nontoxic Recipes for Effective Cleaners
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A surprising number of the most harmful toxins ever created have found their way into our own homes. Many of us are constantly exposed to a variety of cleaning products, personal care products and household appliances. The air in our homes is filled with fumes from petrochemical solvents ...

Life Insurance or Mortgage Insurance? Which One is Better For You?

December 27th, 2008
Life Insurance or Mortgage Insurance? Which One is Better For You?
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When buying a home or renewing a mortgage, many people think they are obligated to sign up for their financial institution's mortgage life insurance. Don't rush into buying your bank's insurance policy until you've looked at all the possibilities. You could end up saving money and getting add ...

Dec. 20, 2008 - New Kelowna Listings

December 21st, 2008
1958 Kloppenburg Court    .... $769,000    
 
2-2611 Lake Breeze Court      .... $249,000      
 
4 Listings- 1/4 share each 3616 Wiig Road      .... $399,000 (each)  
  
For more information on Kelowna Real Estate please contact:
Alexandra Rebagliati
REALTOR
Cell: 250.870.2792
Alexandra@theOREC.com
www.theOREC.com
www.OkanaganRealEstateCompany.com
   
 
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Ross Rebagliati snowboarding at Kelowna Mountain - Dec. 16, 2008

December 17th, 2008
Ross Rebagliati snowboarding at Kelowna Mountain - Dec. 16, 2008 

December 2008 - Okanagan Real Estate Stats

December 16th, 2008

CENTRAL OKANAGAN

COMPARATIVE STATISTICS

FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2008 

                          RESIDENTIAL        APARTMENT   TOWNHOUSE

                         2008   2007     2008       2007      2008   2007

 
 

LISTING

INVENTORY 1,738 1,001 1,141 662 551 263

 

UNITS SOLD 71 158 37 83 17 32

AVERAGE

 

DAYS TO SELL 79 57 80 71 118 47

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December 2008 - Okanagan Comparative Stats

December 16th, 2008

CENTRAL OKANAGAN

COMPARATIVE STATISTICS

 
 

                                   NOVEMBER 30TH NOVEMBER 30TH                               2008                    2007

Total Active Residential

  Listing Inventory  1,738 1,001 

Residential Units Sold 71 158 

Average Days to Sell (Residential) 79 57 

Listing Price Vs. Sales Price Ratio                  88.5%           ...

Okanagan Housing Stats - Dec. 2008

December 16th, 2008

AVERAGE HOUSE PRICES

BY MONTH 

                              2006   2007            2008 

JANUARY $345,818 $437,146            $483,284  

FEBRUARY $374,380 $450,058   $496,621 

MARCH $373,925 $442,246   $542,236 

APRIL $418,334 $455,996   $525,000 

MAY $396,222 $472,555   $531,454 

JUNE $414,511 $504,912   $512.867 

JULY $419,194 $479,71 ...

Canada's housing market

December 15th, 2008

The world financial crisis and extremely volatile equity markets have cut consumer confidence off at the knees.

 

Many households fear their savings are worth pennies on the dollar, and that they'll need to work well past retirement age to re-coup their losses. They're also worried about their jobs, the price of fuel and the value of their most important assets: their homes. Amid ...

Dec. 12, 2008 - New Okanagan Listings

December 13th, 2008
2048 Parsons Road....$2,550,000

 
304-2551 Shoreline Drive....$326,900
 
 
208-1481 Glenmore Road N....$254,000

 
#1-2124 Pandosy Street....$369,000
 
 
201-2551 Shoreline Drive....$314,900

 
107-1405 Guisachan Place....$429,000
 
 
4698 Raymer Road....$749,000
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