News

First quarter real estate sales holding steady in 2014

The BC Northern Real Estate Board (BCNREB) reported 1,005 sales with a value of $248,635,086 through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in the first quarter of 2014.

In the Williams Lake area 64 properties worth $14.4 million have sold so far this year through MLS.

Those totals compare to 65 properties worth $14.1 million during the same time in 2013.

On top of the 23 single family homes sold, 16 homes on acreages, five manufactured homes in parks and three manufactured homes on land have changed hands in the first quarter.

As of March 31,  there were 360 properties listed on the MLS in the Williams Lake area.

Ken Laursen, BCNREB president said real estate markets throughout BCNREB’s area continue to show strength, being led by a robust economy.

“In the north and west  largely fuelled by resource expansion, especially by LNG. The central part of the region continues to show benefits from steady growth, while the southern part of the region continues to offer great affordability.”

Comparatively,  in the Quesnel area realtors reported 32 sales worth $6.4 million in the first three months of 2014, down from 46 sales worth $12.1 million in 2013.

In addition to the 14 single family homes that sold, two parcels of vacant land and four homes on acreage have sold this year.

There were 225 properties of all types available for purchase through MLS in the Quesnel area as of March 31.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Hunters protest shift favouring non-residents
 
Two vacant buildings at Williams Inn destroyed by fire
 
Minister Virk tours TRU Williams Lake
Hydro power switched on in the Iskut area
 
Salmo senior killed in collision
 
Woman rushed to hospital after train and car collision
Sounds of the Season
 
Kettle campaign requires boost
 
Car giveaway drives families forward

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.