Property sales up in Williams Lake area

The latest report on property sales in Williams Lake shows 269 properties worth $53.4 million have sold in the first nine months.

  • Oct. 9, 2013 5:00 a.m.

The latest report on property sales in Williams Lake shows 269 properties worth $53.4 million have sold in the first nine months, compared to 237 properties worth $52 million in the same period last year.

In its third quarterly report, the BC Northern Real Estate Board said of the 94 single family homes sold to the end of September, half sold for less than $222,500 and these homes took, on average, 61 days to sell.

In addition, 25 parcels of vacant land, 12 townhouses, 68 homes on acreage, and 22 manufactured homes in parks and a further 27 on land, have sold this year.

At the end of September there were 473 properties of all types available for purchase through MLS® in the Williams Lake area.

In 100 Mile House 249 properties worth $47.5 million have changed hands, compared to 233 properties worth $45 million to the end of September in 2012.  Half of the 70 single family homes that have sold, sold for less than $225,000 and took, on average, 150 days to sell. In addition, 64 parcels of vacant land, 55 homes on acreage, 5 manufactured homes in parks and a further 19 manufactured homes on land, as well as 25 recreational properties have sold this year.  As of September 30th there were 870 properties of all types available for purchase through the MLS® in the 100 Mile House area.

And in Quesnel 206 properties worth $43.4 million sold through MLS® compared to 232 properties worth $40.5 million to the end of the third quarter of 2012. Half of the 89 single family homes sold so far this year, sold for less than $193,000 and took, on average, 76 days to sell. Also changing hands this year were 27 parcels of vacant land, 37 homes on acreage, 8 manufactured homes in parks and 19 manufactured homes on land. At the end of September there were 298 properties of all types available for purchase through the MLS in the Quesnel area.