Whistler Real Estate Prices – Illustrative Prices
The information herein is meant to provide a snapshot of typical Whistler real estate prices, including property type, square footage and number of bedrooms and bathrooms. Information is based on data as of October 5, 2019 and is provided for illustrative purposes only. As data is derived from listing prices it may not be indicative of sales prices.
Illustrative Whistler Condo Prices
Typical Whistler condo prices include:
- $500,000 will get you a studio apartment covering approximately 410 square feet .
- $750,000 buys a one bedroom, one bathroom condo covering approximately 556 square feet.
- $1,000,000 affords a two bedroom two bathroom condo covering approximately 753 square feet.
Age, location and amenities will vary but you can expect to purchase a Whistler Village condo or ski-in ski-out condo built in the early to late 90’s with a common hot tub and/or pool at this price point.
Illustrative Whistler Detached Prices
In order to break into the housing market in Whistler, you’ll need a cool $1.5 million for a two bedroom, two bathroom house covering approximately 937 square. Age, location and amenities will vary but you can expect a house within close proximity to the slopes and move-in ready condition.
Whistler Real Estate Prices – Year Over Year Price Changes
Whistler real estate prices saws strong growth from 2017 to 2018. In particular, the median property price increased from $652,500 in 2017 to $790,000 in 2018 or 21% (source: Re/max 2018 Recreational Property Report).
Whistler real estate prices saw modest declines in from 2018 to 2019. In particular, the median price of properties decreased from $790,000 in 2018 to $730,000 in 2019 or -7.6% (note: data for 2019 includes data for Whistler and Squamish). For entry level properties, median prices were $400,000 in 2019 (source: Re/max 2019 Recreational Property Report).
Traditionally an alpine ski town, Whistler, BC is now a year round destination.
Mountain biking, hiking, ziplining, swimming and whitewater rafting are just a sampling of the spring and summer activities that Whistler offers. Looking for a place to shop and eat? Look no further than Whistler Village, which has won numerous design awards over the years. Whistler has a bit of everything yet maintains a small town feel for those interested in escaping the busy city life. It’s no wonder that Whistler, BC is home to one of the most expensive real estate markets in Canada. Relevant data includes:
- Closest major city: Vancouver (121 km)
- Population: 11,854*
- Median age: 34.2*
- Median household income: $79,752*
- 2018 Single Family Median Price: $2,400,563^
- 2019 Single Family Median Price: $2,359,875^
- 2019/2018 Price (%): -1.7%^
- 2020 Median Price Forecast: $2,359,875^
- 2020 Median Price Forecast (%): 0%^
*Statistics Canada. 2016 Census .^ Royal LePage. Recreational Property Report 2019.
Short-term rentals in Whistler are permitted subject to zoning. Phase 1 zoning is the most flexible ownership type allowing both short-term rentals and unlimited owner use.
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