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By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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As we get closer to the start of the school year and our thoughts move from summer to fall, Whistler continues to be a busy place. This past weekend saw a great turn out for Whistlers first “Wanderlust” yoga and music festival; this upcoming weekend will bring a good number of visitors to the vil...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Whistler valley has been enjoying a stretch of good weather with highs in the 80’s these past few weeks. This week Whistler is in the middle of the Crankworx mountain biking festival with the Red Bull Joyride slope-style and big air set to kick off at 5:30pm this Saturday. It should be a great sh...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Greetings and happy almost Friday!Continued evidence that the US housing market is moving forward in a positive direction coupled with the European Central Bank standing firmly behind the preservation of the Euro marked good economic news this week. In Canada 2nd quarter figures show wages increa...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Hello! As we near a TGIF I hope this finds your week is going well.Whistler is currently enjoying Sunshine, something that has been a bit of a rarity this summer... and Spring... But it's here now and that's what counts.The end of June wrapped up Quarter 2 (Q2) for 2012 which allows us have a loo...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Happy Thursday everyone,I trust this finds you enjoying your week so far, and looking forward to the weekend! I hope all is well with you.Whistler is well underway to enjoying Canada’s 145th Birthday on Sunday. Events that are already underway are the 2nd Annual cultural festival on Main Street a...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Good afternoon from Whistler. I hope everyone is enjoying the week so far!This weekend sees 16,000 people registered in the “Tough Mudder” come to town. The Tough Mudder is a military style 10 mile run that takes participants through a series of obstacles. The top 5% of finishers are then qualifi...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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TGIF to everyone and Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there!The Whistler real estate market has had some new offerings in the past 3 days. We continue to see homes sell that are priced according to this market and overall we are matching home sales from 2011. Lot's of inventory, a lower pri...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Greetings from Whistler!The Whistler real estate market has enjoyed a busy pace this past week. Our current number of listings of chalets, condo and townhomes is just over 650 and does not include 1/4 share and timeshare. Although the raw numbers would show this to be a balanced market, this comb...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Hello everyone,Whistler wrapped up a pretty busy memorial day US long weekend yesterday. It was great to see the Washington and Oregon license plates around town. Everywhere is starting to look more and more like summer each day; the golfing is good, mountain biking starting to get going - still ...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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I hope this finds everone well and enjoying the week so far.This past week brought 28 new listings, 14 price reductions and 14 sales to market compared to the 31 new listings, 11 price reductions and 23 sales from the previous week.Please click here to view the past week’s new listings and price ...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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The Whistler real estate market has been a busy place this past week with a number of new listings and sales occurring. Although my prediction of a large number of new listings coming to market at the first of the month didn’t materialize to the extent that I expected, I am pleased to say we had ...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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I trust this finds everyone well and off to a great start for the week! This past weekend the sun was out, people were smiling and a distant sigh could be felt on the breeze that summer is on its way. This said, there is still lots of snow in the mountains so come on up and get some spring skiing...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Whistler received some disappointing news today as global media giant ESPN announced that the X-games would not be coming to town in 2013. Favouring expansion into 3 cities (Barcelona, Munich and Foz do Iguacu, Brazil) for summer X-games, the decision put a damper on the efforts that Whistler Bla...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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This past Sunday marked the unofficial end of our winter season, with another great Telus Festival completed. Last week treated audiences to both great sporting events and photo/film events. I always look forward to the Festival and the spectacle it brings (and the free beef jerky is ok too). Off...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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The Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival kicked off this past weekend. The base of Whistler Mountain was the place to be on Saturday as a good gathering of people braved the chilly evening to watch the Snowboard Big Air, with the Skiers taking to the air next Saturday. Throughout the week, visito...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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We had another good long weekend here in the mountains and the conditions did not disappoint – good snow and clear skies were in full effect. I was also pleased to see a large number of prospective Buyers through my Sunday open house at 94 Glaciers Reach. The majority were from the lower mainland...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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March 31 ended our 1st quarter of the year and this prompts me to compile a quick 2012 Q1 YTD review compared to the sales figures we saw during the same time in 2011. Please note that the figures in brackets are the average sale price for the quarter. Total Whistler sales 137 ($716k) compared to...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Ask any Realtor in Whistler what question they are getting asked the most, and they would probably reply with “What do you think the market is going to do in the next (fill in # months here) months?”. As many people know, there is currently a large amount of inventory available in the Whistler ma...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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What a week it has been in Whistler! Families taking time to come up and visit during this Spring break have been treated to over 100cm (44 in) of the white stuff in the past week and it appears more is on the way. The current conditions are going to make for some great spring skiing as well. Hop...

By Nick Swinburne, Whistler Real Estate Agent
(Thornhill Real Estate Group Whistler)
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Snow, snow and more snow is the only way to describe present conditions in the village. For those not playing along at home, the mountains have received 55cm or 21 inches in the past 2 days. We have reports of another half foot tomorrow with another foot of snow on Thursday. The village continues...

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