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Sponsored by The Whistler Real Estate Company, Race & Co, Merlins

Sign in:   5:30pm at Merlins

Start Time:  6:30pm

Apres:  Merlins with music by Red Eye Empire

 

Fun course through Lost Lake Trails & one of the best apres ride parties!   

 

 

 



This ski-in/ski-out Estate lot is one of only a handful left in Whistler today. As part of Kadenwood, the owner of this lot will enjoy unprecedented access to and from Whistler Mountain along a network of privately groomed ski trails and the exclusive Kadenwood Gondola. At nearly an acre, the privacy and design potential are endless for your 7500 square foot chalet with views of Sproat and Rainbow mountains. This is truly a wonderful opportunity to be part of something very specials and to create a legacy for your family.

 

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With only 5 of the 20 townhomes remaining available for purchase this is an opportunity you will not want to miss. Contemporary mountain architecture, dramatic views and landscaped/irrigated exterior spaces are just a few of the features of these gorgeous townhomes. River Bend is maintenance free living at it's best - allowing you more time to enjoy the amazing recreational opportunities at your doorstep.

 

 RIVER BEND at Cheakamus Crossing is part of a unique and exceptional neighbourhood that has been specifically designed with both the needs of the Whistler community and environment in mind. One of Whistler's most talked-about Olympic legacies ,the neighbourhood was developed prior to the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to house visiting athletes, and has been converted post-Games into a vibrant, local community with a diverse housing mix, front door access to countless recreational opportunities and neighbourhood conveniences.



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Perched on a great piece of property to take in the views of the surrounding mountains, this 4 bedrooms home has perfect Whistler floorplan with open living spaces for entertaining family and friends.

Lots of storage for all your Whistler toys.

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The snow just keeps on falling at Whistler Blackcomb!!

With over 52cm/48" in the past 48 hours and 30-55cm more forecasted to fall by Friday it's faceshots everywhere!!  

Emily Serrell/www.coastphoto.com

Emily Serrell/www.coastphoto.com       

While it's raining in the valley in Whistler there is definitely fresh snow on the mountains!

The clouds parted yesterday to reveal a nice dusting of snow on Wedge, Armchair and Whistler/Blackcomb. The Callaghan Valley and Whistler Olympic Park are set to open November 13th.
To view the latest images of the Peak and Whistler/Blackcomb check out the webcams at
http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/weather/cams/index.htm

Vancouver, BC – November 8, 2011.The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2011 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today. BC Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales are forecast to rise 3.2 per cent from 74,640 units in 2010 to 77,000 units this year, increasing a further 3.9 per cent to 80,000 units in 2012. "Low mortgage interest rates are expected to persist through 2012 keeping affordability on an even keel," said Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. "However, headwinds on the economic front will constrain consumer demand over the next year to below the ten-year average of 87,600 units." A record 106,300 MLS® residential sales were recorded in 2005. "Moderate consumer demand combined with larger inventories of homes for sale means BC housing markets will experience little upward pressure on home prices through 2012," added Muir. The average MLS® residential price in the province is estimated to rise 11.8 per cent to $564,600 this year, and is forecast to decline 2.5 per cent to $550,500 in 2012.

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The full BCREA Housing Forecast is available at: www.bcrea.bc.ca/docs/economics-forecasts-and-presentations/housingforecast.pdf.

For more information, please contact:

Cameron Muir Chief Economist

Direct: 604.742.2780

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

The return of the legendary Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale takes place this weekend, October 8-11, 2010 as snow inducing winter temperatures and precipitation are teased in the forecast. With 20,000 square feet full of sale items, including goggles, hats, skis, snowboards and much more, all up to 70 per cent off, there isn’t a better way to “gear up” for the upcoming season, now less than eight weeks away.

“Those looking for amazing deals will be able to find anything they need at significantly discounted prices to help them hit the slopes safely, comfortably, and in style this season,” says Josh Buchanan, merchandising manager of retail operations at Whistler Blackcomb.
The Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale kicks off at the Blackcomb Daylodge (the base of Blackcomb Mountain) on Friday, October 8 from noon to 9 pm for “locals”, EDGE Card Members, and Season Pass Holders. Deals continue on Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm and Monday October 11 from 9 am to 5 pm
“With so much to choose from, the selection can be overwhelming,” says Buchanan. “Our knowledgeable staff, most of whom are long-time local residents, know the gear inside and out and are there to help bargain hunters with any questions, while recommending the best ski and snowboard gear for their needs at the best possible prices.”
The Whistler Mountain Ski Club (WMSC) will also be hosting its annual Sale With Awesome Prices (SWAP) alongside the Turkey Sale. Visitors and residents can sell their used gear, or pick up one of the many second-hand bargains available. For information please visit http://www.whistlermountainskiclub.com/
Enjoy incredible value all season long by booking a trip to Whistler Blackcomb before November 15, 2010 and save up to 36 per cent. When purchasing a Book Early & Save package, guests also receive a best price guarantee. If the package purchased drops in price during the season, Whistler Blackcomb will match the lower price, guaranteed.
For more information on October’s great deals, including the Turkey Sale at http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com.

Rob Palm

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