Moving To Kelowna British Columbia
Why People Move To Kelowna BC
Kelowna offers great weather both in the summer which are hot and dry and in the winter with light snow and usually above freezing temperatures so the snow that remains is light and fluffy. There are many excellent golf courses, clean sandy beaches with fresh clean lake water, an abundance of wineries with some of them specializing in organic wine and some great parks for hiking, biking and relaxing.
Our hospital has expanded with a new training facility for interns and University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO) has a 5 year medical program to encourage doctors to stay in our community. The Cancer Centre treats patients from all over BC with first class treatments. Kelowna schools offer both private and public education, Okanagan College and UBCO all within 20 minutes from each other.
The Kelowna airport is the 7th largest airport in Canada with international direct flights to the USA, and Europe so we have a significant population of families that move here and commute for work.
The housing market is active with new construction and resale homes.The market can be competitive in certain price ranges so it is important to stay on top of the market with by having a licensed Realtor provide a search for you in your price range so you can follow and watch for new listings that meet your needs. Kelowna MLS is competitive, and having the latest listings is the only way to make sure you will be looking at property that is available. You do not want to miss any potential Kelowna BC real estate because of an outdated list. We can update you daily or weekly with new homes for sale directly from the MLS.
Working With a Kelowna Realtor
When you are looking at purchasing a Kelowna home, it is a good idea to know the market, your budget, and then have a good Buyers Realtor walk you through the process. Buying a home is a long-term investment, and with the number of realty listings, it is good to use the realtors in Kelowna BC. Realtors have access to the latest MLS listings and they want nothing more than to get you into a home you and your family will enjoy. They will need to know your budget however, so they can figure out what homes are in your price range.
For the easiest, most accurate, and most up-to-date search of MLS homes for sale, fill in the form on the right and submit. This list will include all listings in the Real Estate Board’s system with your price range and preferences such as area or number of bedrooms etc.. For your convenience, all the available realty listings that fit your criteria will be emailed to you; including homes in Okanagan that went on the market today. While you are searching for your dream home from the comforts of your current home, you will not have to worry about not getting everything you desired because of a house not listed.
In Kelowna BC the buyer is represented by a Buyers Realtor who has access to all of the homes listed by all real estate companies in Kelowna, and will also provide you with comparable active and sold homes to help you offer the correct price for your new home and make sure you are protected by having the proper conditions written on your offer. The listing Realtor is representing the seller, to try and get the highest price for the seller.
Make your choice a Realtor who will represent your interests, call Andrew Smith, Toll Free 1-877-330-5884 we believe in long term relationships.