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Blackcomb Terrain Parks Open until May Long Weekend

April 4th, 2007

Spring shreds rejoice - Blackcomb Terrain Parks Open until May long Weekend

Unlimited spring skiing starting now for $99 with early-bird 07/08 EDGE Card purchase

WHISTLER, BC, April 3, 2007 – Whistler Blackcomb is excited to announce the extended operations of the Highest Level and Nintendo Terrain Parks remaining open for spring sessions until May 21 and the rest of Blackc ...

Most Expensive House in Whistler

February 10th, 2007

I often get asked, "what is the most expensive house in Whistler?" The most expensive house in Whistler is "The Couloir". The Couloir located on a one-acre lot on the side of Whistler Mountain and offers ski-in, ski-out. The house has 5 bedroom and 6 1/2 baths. Permits are in place to build an additional 5,000 square foot guest house.

The house boasts top of the line appliances, vaulted cei ...

Stonebridge

February 10th, 2007

New estate lots are available in Stonebridge. These lots range from 1.1 acres to a whopping 20 acres. Prices range from $3,000,000 to $6,000,000.

Property Taxes in Whistler

February 10th, 2007

Both the water bill and the property taxes are due on July 2nd each year. The property tax bill is mailed in June to the address shown on the title of the property. If the taxes are not paid by the due date (usually by July 2) there will be a 2% late payment penalty for the first week and an additional 8% penalty if it is not paid with 7 days of the due date. There is a grant available if the ...

Legal Fees and Disbursements

February 10th, 2007

Legal fees are the closing costs paid to a lawyer or notary to complete the transaction on your behalf. Fees are paid for completing the conveyance and preparing and registering the mortgage. Disbursements are the costs for out-of-pocket expenses such as government registration charges, property and tax information searches, courier costs, long-distance calls plus PST and GST. The exact amoun ...

Whistler and Phase II

February 10th, 2007

Properties in Whistler covered by the phase two convenant restrict the owners personal use of the property to 28 days in the summer, 28 days in the winter and defines how these periods may be booked and requires that the property is available for rental through a property manager for the remaining days of the year. Additional days may be available to the owner if booked not more than 30 or 15 ...

Mortage Rates

January 31st, 2007

Fixed mortgage rates are increasing (although Prime is still at 6% right now). If you are thinking of purchasing in the near future (within 120 days) you can apply for a rate hold now with lower rates than what they are inceasing to. For example, some rates are inceasing from 5.09% to 5.3% for a 5 yr fixed. And 5.45% to 5.6% for a 10 yr fixed.

 

 

WB Exceeds All Time Snowfall Record

January 11th, 2007

Whistler Blackcomb Exceeds All Time Snowfall Record

 

WHISTLER, BC, January 11 2006 – Following the most recent snowstorm that dropped 22 centimetres or 8 inches in 24hrs, snowfall accumulation totals at Whistler Blackcomb have reached record highs. 877 centimetres or 345 inches of snow has fallen in Whistler so far this season, which is the most the resort has seen by this time in Januar ...

Assessed Property values down slightly in 2006

January 7th, 2007

Assessed property values in Whistler and Pemberton and down slightly in 2006. There was a 4 per cent decline in residential properties in Whistler. In Pemberton there was a 8.95 per cent decline in single-family homes. 

In Vancouver and the North Shore assessments were up 10 to 30 per cent. 
In Squamish assessed values increased by 5 to 10 per cent.
The largest declines in Whistler were two-be ...

CocaCola TUbe Park on WB

January 7th, 2007

The CocaCola Tube Park is located at BAse II. Take the Excalibur Gondola. free of charge, from the Village or access by car at Lot 8.

Open daily until 8 p.m.
www.whistlerblackcomb.com
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