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Squamish Development Update- October

We’ve been producing monthly development updates for over a year now, and every month there is always something new to talk about. Because of the number of page views and responses we get about these posts, we will continue producing them as long as there is something to share! Last month we discussed the condo[…]

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The Process of Buying a Home in Squamish

Here at Move to Squamish we represent many first-time buyers and sometimes the process of buying a home can be stressful, especially when it’s considered a seller’s market. Understanding the amount to offer for a home, the steps to take after an offer is accepted, and the costs involved in closing can be overwhelming to[…]

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Squamish Development Update- August

The future of downtown Squamish is set to change immensely. With the third reading passed for Waterfront Landing, the Oceanfront Park at Newport Beach beginning to take shape, and more residential commercial development approvals granted, downtown Squamish is becoming a playground for outdoor enthusiast, developers and people looking to live in a coastal community where the[…]

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Squamish Development Update- July

No longer is it speculation that Squamish is the next ‘big’ thing. Having grown up in Squamish I have seen the place shift a lot. From a small logging town to a vibrant and dynamic community attracting people with one common thread; a love of the outdoors. What took so long for Squamish to get discovered still baffles[…]

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Using a Buyer’s Agent: 5 Reason To Use a Buyer’s Agent When Purchasing a Home in Squamish

In a world where listings are accessed online at the touch of a finger tip, and real estate market information is prevalent for those who are seeking, is working with a buyer’s agent still important? In short, (as you probably thought) yes. Unless you are a seasoned investor or are willing to pay whatever a[…]

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Squamish Development Update- June

The real estate market is still sizzling as we head into summer. From January 1 to May 31 there were 99 building permits issued for Squamish, totaling $45 million. In recent weeks we saw overnight line ups with the release of Seven Peaks, the announcement of Vantage Squamish, and the release of Skysuites (one, two and three[…]

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Squamish Development Update- May

There is more inventory coming on the market this May with the much anticipated Seven Peaks launching pre-sales on May 16th and downtown’s Cleveland Gardens now selling one and two bedroom condos in the heart of downtown Squamish. As prices continue to creep up in Squamish the additional inventory is in strong demand. Currently we[…]

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Everything Non-Resident Buyers Need To Know About Buying In Squamish

Are you looking to purchase property in Squamish as a non-resident buyer? Here in Squamish we have many people from around the world buying property. Not only does Squamish present excellent investment value, it is also a wonderful place to live and raise a family. There is a growing number of American, UK, Chinese, Australian[…]

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Squamish Development Update- April

Development has been the buzz word in Squamish this Spring, with construction on Newport Beach beginning, threats to close down 400 acres of mountain bike trails if Squamish’s largest privately owned parcel of land is unable to commence development, and a derelict downtown Squamish building to be transformed into a six-story European style complex. If you[…]

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The Hidden Costs of Buying a Home

Although these costs may not be actually be ‘hidden’, buyers tend to forget about the necessary yet expensive costs and fees that come along with buying a new home. The last thing we ever want is for buyers to stretch themselves too thin, using all of their savings on a down-payment, only to find out[…]