Monthly Archives: January 2011

THERE ARE NO NEW JOBS COMING ANY TIME SOON TO SUMMERLAND.

“If we are going to grow it will come from people choosing to live here,” Robert Fine, Econ Develop Officer, speaking about Kelowna area.  This is the exact economic growth strategy for S’land.  And just think “Real Estate Sales” instead … Continue reading

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Lots are selling in Summerland! Yes they are! REAL ESTATE INFO:

Year to date, 2 reported sales of lots in less than 30 days, and one pending sale…This is a positive sign for our market…not so much in the way you might think, though…these are sales that represent buyers, yes, but … Continue reading

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Summerland BC info post on qwiki.com is through the roof hilarious!

Click to hear a computer generated explanation of our town…pronunciations of Okanagan, Peachland, and Penticton are hilarious, and the description of growth…it is amazing and you will not want to miss this…plus the site is cool for other stuff too!  … Continue reading

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New word in Summerland:

I seriously invented a word last week: PROTECTIONISTA   (pro-teck-shun-eesta) A person or group of persons who promote their self interests by acting as though they, and only they, care about protecting something everyone considers precious.  Any attempt for any progress … Continue reading

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How can the average list price of sales this year be 44% LOWER THAN THE SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR?

Here’s how: Last year average prices for sales at this time: Avg List Price $614,177 Avg Sale Price $555,833 This year average prices for sales at this time: Avg List Price $346,150 Avg Sale Price $329,175 That is a huge … Continue reading

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