Monthly Archives: January 2010

REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

The Okanagan Valley Economic Development Society (OVEDS) has organized a special event at the Commerce Centre in Vancouver on Feb 18 which I will be particpating in.  The event will bring together Okanagan businesses, trade commissioners and Olympic media to … Continue reading

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TripAtlas.com names Summerland as #4 Okanagan Destination for 2010, Olympic year.

4) Summerland: The promise of endless summer seems to have worked, judging by the line-up of electric scooters for seniors on sale outside the drugstore in Summerland’s Olde English downtown, 50 km south of Kelowna. Keep walking until you reach … Continue reading

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GLOBE and Mail reports that Royal Lepage gets fewer web visitors than a NON REAL ESTAT SITE…

Royallepage.ca, long a leading real estate site in Canada, has fallen behind a site that only dabbles in listings – kijiji.ca, a free online classified service similar to Craigslist. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/battle-to-unlock-the-housing-market/article1450088/

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Summerland Steam Train: stimulating wine thought! controversial Napa Valley wine train

Summerland has a fantastic attraction known as Kettle Vally Steam Train that brings a ton of visits to our small town. Napa Valley Wine Train featured on CNN.COM http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/01/28/kaye.wine.train/index.html?hpt=C1

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Old Indian Proverb: If the horse is dead…get off the horse!

When the developer of Summerland Wharton St comes right out and states ” It would take the market years to absorb the available supply, never mind the new units”.  WHAT IS THE POINT OF SUMMERLAND GRANTING AN EXTENSION???  Also, is … Continue reading

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