December Real Estate Update
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Winter has arrived in B.C.

The ski season in our province is off to a great start with several of the local mountains opening early. Click the graph below to be taken to the latest snow reports, and remember that if you're considering buying a vacation or investment property near any of these ski resorts other than Whistler, I would be happy to refer you to a local expert working in the area.


Luxury Homes Collection Magazine
Winter 2015 digital edition | 
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November Real Estate Market Update
As 2015 comes to a close, now is a great time to review how your local market has changed in the last year. Click on your city to see the median sale price this November vs last year at this time. Do you have questions about your neighbourhood's market activity? Give me a call.
Abbotsford   Burnaby
Bowen Island   Gulf Islands
Cloverdale   Coquitlam
Ladner   Langley
Maple Ridge   Mission
New Westminster   North Delta
North Surrey   North Vancouver
Pitt Meadows   Port Coquitlam
Port Moody   Richmond
South Surrey/White Rock   Squamish
Surrey   Tsawwassen
Vancouver Downtown   Vancouver East
Vancouver West   West Vancouver
Whistler   Victoria
Kelowna   Penticton
Osoyoos   Oliver

Whistler Hot Sheet 

Click here to view New Listings in Whistler in the last 30 days.
Click here to view what's Sold in Whistler in the last 30 days.
Christmas & New Year's in Whistler
Here's a selection of events that return year after year for Christmas in Whistler. Please check the Tourism Whistler website closer to Christmas 2015 for details on date and time.

Fire & Ice Show

Sundays starting December 20 | Skier's Plaza
Watch world-class athletes flipping and twisting through a burning ring of fire and finish with a first class fireworks display. This free, legendary show kicks off Sunday evenings in Skier's Plaza at the base of Whistler Mountain. More information

Family Après

Monday and Wednesdays, December 21 - March 30 | 4:00 - 6:00 PM | Whistler Olympic Plaza
Bring your family and friends for free outdoor Canadian winter fun at Whistler Olympic Plaza, with different activities and local entertainment every week. More information

Kids' Night Out

Multiple dates in December, January, March and April | 5:30 - 9:00 PM | Blackcomb Kids, Blackcomb Mountain Base II
An evening of non ski-based entertainment for the kids, including an activity, dinner, drinks and snacks. Kids should be dressed for outdoor winter fun, because activities include tubing, ice skating and cross country skiing.

Bonfire Nights at Whistler Olympic Park

Starting December 9 | 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Whistler Olympic Park
Each Wednesday enjoy Bonfire Nights at Whistler Olympic Park. Pay just $5 for park access, and enjoy $5 trail tickets and rentals. Bring your marshmallows!

Chairlift Revue Christmas Special Presents: Dave Borownlie's Day Off

December 17 - 18, 2015 | Doors 7:00 PM Show 8:00 PM | Maury Young Arts Centre (formerly Millennium Place)
Celebrate the best and most hilarious chairlift moments through a number of short skits and array of wacky characters.

Made in Whistler Artisan Market

Saturdays from December 19, plus December 23 & 24 | 12:00 - 6:00 PM | The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler
Escape from the cold and find an array of unique, handmade treasures at Whistler’s favourite indoor artisan market. Entry is free.

The Whistler Holiday Experience

December 18- January 3 (Closed Dec 25 and 31) | Whistler Conference Centre
This family fun zone is unparalleled for indoor entertainment! Kids can enjoy a mini putt course, table games, bouncy castles, crafts and video games free over the holiday season. Santa often makes an appearance before Christmas along with other performances and entertainers. 

Skate with Santa at the Plaza

Sunday December 20 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Whistler Olympic Plaza
Join your family on the ice and skate with jolly old St. Nick himself on the outdoor ice skating rink at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Santa will be available for photo opportunities and there will be hot chocolate, cookies and holiday crafts to celebrate this festive season. If you did not pack skates, rentals are available for $5.00.

Christmas Eve Carol Service

December 24 | 6:30 PM | The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler
The 31st annual Christmas Eve Carol Service takes place at the Westin Resort & Spa. Hosted by the Whistler Children's Chorus and Whistler Singers, this interdenominational celebration features traditional carols, choral music sung by the choirs and readings by community members telling the story of the birth of Christ. 

Whistler Presents: New Year’s Celebrations

Wednesday December 31 | 6:00 PM - Midnight | Whistler Village
Say goodbye to the old and welcome the new at this alcohol-free evening of family entertainment and celebration in Whistler Village. Wristbands give access to a range of venues with entertainment for all ages including music, arts, crafts, food, dancing and ice skating at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Tickets will be available online on this webpage from December 2015.

New Year’s Eve Fire & Ice Show

December 31 | 11:30 PM - 12:00 AM | Skier's Plaza
Wristbands are not required to see this event. A special show for New Year’s Eve. More information

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

December 31 | Midnight | Skier's Plaza
Wristbands are not required to see this event. It wouldn't be a New Year without a dazzling display of lights and sounds over snow! Fireworks are best viewed from Skier's Plaza located at the base of Whistler Mountain.

Feature Listing 

3595 Falcon Crescent, 4 bed, 3 bath, 2862 sqft | $2,425,000

The best of all worlds! This exquisite home is zoned for nightly rentals and has the option of a lower suite. But that is just part of the story. Your clients will be impressed by the construction and design. Enter through a unique West coast native hand carved front door and you are greeted by a heated slate entrance, hardwood flrs, immense logs supporting vaulted ceilings and windows showcasing 180 degree stunning views. Heavy wood beams frame the entrance to a huge deck off the living room. A 2-way stone fireplace separates the lv rm and dining rm. Great games room and huge mstr bdrm with fireplace. Perfect for family living & entertaining. View details here. 

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