The HOLM Stretch | December 22, 2023
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And just like that, the days begin to become longer after last mights longest night of the year. Happy Solstice!
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Chris, Patric, Julie, Jasmine, Kristie & Brell
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In North Okanagan Real Estate
As of the morning of Friday, December 22 there are 583 properties showing as active listings here in North Okanagan. On December 15th , there were 627 properties active.
Sales ranged from $180,000. to $1,427,500. Days to sell ranged from 21 to 284. 22 listings expired, 25 were cancelled.
7 prices were reduced over the last week, 1 increased.
Scroll down for our market recap for Vernon, Armstrong, and Coldstream real estate activity in the last 7 days.
WHAT ELSE WE ARE TALKING ABOUT
Is the current housing market unaffordable for you?
If you said “yes,” you’re not alone.
But don’t worry—you have options.
We're breaking down innovative financing solutions on the blog, from shared equity programs to employer-assisted initiatives.
Get the details on strategic financing approaches and start making your move. Don't let numbers hold you back; let's turn those keys together.
ON THE SLOPES
Volunteer Mick Rasmussen installs new trail signage at Telemark Nordic Club (West Kelowna) during phase two of new signage at the cross-country ski area west of West Kelowna. Early this winter, there will also be a few updates to snowshoe trail signage.
You can have a very merry Christmas at ski resorts and cross-country ski areas across the Southern Interior.
"During Christmas Week, we are welcoming back the popular Christmas Eve carolling service as well as the always-fun 12 days of Christmas giveaways both online and in-resort," said Bree Cawley, marketing and operations manager at Destination Silver Star.
Nickel Plate Nordic Centre will host a Ski with Santa celebration from 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 23, with free day passes for kids who participate but bring a donation for the food bank. The cross-country ski area will be closed Dec. 25, but will be open the rest of the holiday season.
This is the sixth column in a multi-part series on what is new and different at the 12 downhill resorts and XC ski areas in the Southern Interior. You can find the other columns here.
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