The Sunshine Coast real estate market has held steady over the past few months and is looking bright for the upcoming spring. 

Interest Rates Holding Steady:

One of the key factors influencing the real estate market is interest rates. We're pleased to report that interest rates have remained relatively stable over the past month. This consistency provides both buyers and sellers with a sense of assurance and encourages continued activity in the market.

Buyers Getting Off the Fence:

With interest rates holding and inventory on the rise, we're seeing more buyers making decisive moves in the market. After months of deliberation, many buyers are finally getting off the fence and committing to their home purchase. This surge in buyer activity is injecting renewed energy into the real estate landscape and creating a sense of optimism for the months ahead.

Optimistic Spring Ahead:

Looking forward, all signs point to an optimistic spring season in the real estate market here on the Sunshine Coast. With stable interest rates, increased inventory, and motivated buyers, we anticipate robust activity and healthy competition in the coming months. Sellers can expect strong demand for their properties, while buyers can look forward to finding their ideal home in a dynamic and flourishing market.

As always, it's essential to stay informed and work closely with a knowledgeable real estate professional to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the housing market. If you have any questions or are considering buying or selling, don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help you achieve your real estate goals.

Here's to a prosperous and exciting spring season in real estate!

Stats at a glance:

We continue to be in a Buyer's market for both Detached  homes and Condos at a Sales-to-Active Ratio of 8.5% and 10.2% respectively.  Townhomes however, have climbed into a Seller's market at a 25% Sales-to-Active Ratio.  Not surprising with only 16 townhomes currently on the market. 

Inventory remains low for all property types with only 248 detached, down from 258 in December, 29 Condos up from 24 and 16 Townhomes on the market in January, down from 21 in December.

Average days on market for Detached homes have decreased from 76 days in December to 56 in January.

The MLS HPI Price for Detached homes has increased slightly over the past month from $826,400 in December to $837,200 in January. 

A full snapshot of the Stats are below.


Open House - 5810 Reef Road, Sechelt
Open House Alert!
Attention first-time homebuyers and investors! Don't miss the chance to explore this ideal property that perfectly suits many needs. Join us at our open house this Sunday for a tour of this great home, offering a mortgage helper for first-time buyers or incredible investment potential for savvy investors.
Location: 5810 Reef Road, Sechelt
Date: July 9, 2023
⏰ Time: 12.00 - 2.00pm
Key Features:
✅ Mortgage Helper: This home features a separate two bedroom / one bath suite, providing an excellent opportunity for first-time buyers to generate additional income.
Investment Potential: With its prime location and versatile layout, this property offers an attractive investment option for investors looking to expand their portfolio.
️ Comfortable Living: Enjoy a cozy and welcoming main residence above that perfectly complements the suite below. Each has its own laundry, entrance and outdoor space ensuring privacy and functionality.
Outdoor Space: Relax and unwind on the upper balcony or lower covered patio and enjoy the Sechelt Inlet mountain views, a perfect oasis for both homeowners and tenants to enjoy.
Convenient Amenities: Close proximity to schools, golf course, transit, hiking trails and arena makes this property an appealing choice for residents or potential renters.
For more information or to schedule a private showing, contact Lauri at 604-785-7079 or Corinne at 778-837-7764.
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The latest stats for the Greater Vancouver are out - in a nutshell, here is an excerpt from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver

"The fact we are seeing prices rising and sales rebounding this spring tells us home buyers are returning with confidence after a challenging year for our market, with mortgage rates roughly doubling. The latest MLS HPI® data show home prices have increased about five per cent year-to-date, which already outpaces our forecast of one to two per cent by year-end. The year is far from over, however, and it remains to be seen if these price increases will be sustained into 2024."

 For the full stats package, please click here.








Happy Clients

We are so pleased for our clients - thank you Chris & Jenn for letting us be a part of your new adventure! Enjoy your beautiful home in the trees!



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It seems every time I'm in Roberts Creek, there is something that catches my eye ;-)



Greater Vancouver/Sunshine Coast Real Estate Housing Prices Update

The stats are in from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.  Prices overall are down across the board from the peak of last year (prices peaked in March of 2022).  Even though interest rates are higher than last year, now is a great time to take advantage of the lower prices.

If you would like more information on the market and what's happening in your area, please reach out with a call, email or visit our website








April Home Maintenance Tips #3

#3 - Clean your toaster

Ok, so this might sound a little crazy, but did you know that a toaster can be a fire hazard?  You might be surprised to find out what is in that little tray at the bottom of your toaster.

Take spring cleaning to the next level and inspect and clean out your toaster.  Your avocado toast will taste even better after you do this.  

Click here for some tips on how to properly clean out your toaster.

Happy Toasting!!






April Home Maintenance Tips #2


Over the fall and winter, dirt, grime, leaves, needles etc. can get stuck in your window and door screens and sills.  Take advantage of a sunny day and give the them a vacuum and wipe down. Click here for some tips on how to clean your window screens like a pro.


Wondering what you can do to prepare for the much awaited Canadian spring?  Over the next week I will be posting ideas to get your home looking and feeling its bestLaughing


Home Maintenance April Porch

April is a time for welcoming the new season. We spend more time outdoors as warmer weather approaches.  Spruce up your front porch and create an inviting space for yourself and visitors.

Just a few simple tasks make a world of difference.

Wipe down your front door, shake out your welcome mat and add some plants or foliage.  If you have the space add a chair or sitting area.

A stylish and functional doormat is a great way to welcome visitors.

Need some inspiration?  Click here for front porch style ideas.

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