6 Signs of a Good Real Estate Investment

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Whistler is a unique real estate market with a high concentration of investors and recreational property owners. When purchasing a property for investment purposes additional criteria should be examined outside of purchase price and days on market. As a world-class tourist destination Whistler presents some features that make it much different than other markets in terms of real estate investment. Here we look at six important metrics to assess when considering an investment property. If you are thinking of buying an investment property in Whistler I would be happy to help you qualify the investment and answer any other questions you have.

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Whistler is also for the Savvy Investor

Whistler Real Estate Investment

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To winter sports enthusiasts, Whistler needs no introduction. But the mountain region is more than just home to some of the finest powder in the world. It is also home to a bustling year-round tourism industry that draws around 2.5 million visitors a year.

As a year-round, 365 days a year, full-service tourist resort, Whistler relies on a base of about 10,000 permanent residents and 2,200 seasonal workers to keep it running and maintain its reputation for hospitality. As the resort has grown, so to has the labour force and their need for long-term housing.

In a market where there is no shortage of demand for housing, investors can often find great opportunities for a long-term, cash-flowing investments. These investments can come in the form of nightly-rental condo hotels with restricted usage (Phase II), condos and townhomes that allow for unlimited owner use and rental options (Phase I), and finally residential properties that can be rented long-term.

If you have been looking for an investment opportunity in Whistler, contact me today to discuss what options and properties would best fit your goals.