Real Estate Market Report for
Whistler, BC

Updated : Aug 2016
House
  • Median price $1,674,500
  • Monthly growth 393.95 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 1.41%
Apartment
  • Median price $399,000
  • Monthly growth 82.19 %
  • Quarterly trend
  • Stock on market 1.18%
Whistler Home Price

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The $1,674,500 price tag on the median Whistler home means that it is quite highly priced by Canadian standards.

In province, the most common property on the listings this month has 3 bedrooms, in this neighbourhood it’s 3.

There are 359 neighbourhoods that have more properties on sale than Whistler at the moment in British Columbia which puts the neighbourhood in the top 20% when looking at the number of properties to choose from.

As one of British Columbia’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Whistler needs to be carefully researched before investing in – and remember to check especially the locations within an area before spending - the old estate agent’s mantra of location, location, location has never lost its importance.

If you are looking at investment properties in Whistler, then there are more homes for sale than there were three months ago. This would indicate that house prices will be influencing it towards being a buyers.

Canada’s national median home listing price this month is $244,900, which means that Whistler is in the top 20% for Canada.

When our research team crunched the numbers we calculated that Whistler has a median home price of $399,000.

When it comes to the size of the properties currently available to property investors in this neighbourhood, they tend to have fewer bedrooms than the most commonly available across the nation.

According to our stats, Whistler is the neighbourhood that has the 15th most properties available to real estate investors in British Columbia.

As one of British Columbia’s many potential real estate investment neighbourhoods, Whistler needs to be carefully researched before investing in – and remember to check especially the locations within an area before spending - the old estate agent’s mantra of location, location, location has never lost its importance.

One of the important leading indicators for property investors is whether the amount of stock on the market is increasing or decreasing – as more comes on buyers have more choice so prices can tend to drop. In Whistler, the amount of stock on the market has decreased which is a positive indicator for house prices. Three months ago there were 156, this month we show 109.

Beds Median price (House) Median price (Apartment)
1 bedroom $404,500 $329,000
2 bedrooms $819,450 $729,000
3 bedrooms $1,391,500 $759,000
4 bedrooms $2,495,000 $649,500
5 bedrooms $4,047,500
6 bedrooms $2,464,000
Demographics
  • Population in 20119824
  • Population in 20069248
  • 2006 to 2011 population change (%)6.2
  • Total private dwellings9239
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents3900
  • Population density per square kilometre40.9
  • Land area (square km)240.4
  • Age Characteristics
    Total population by age groups 9825
    0 to 4 years 420
    5 to 9 years 405
    10 to 14 years 375
    15 to 19 years 420
    15 years 80
    16 years 60
    17 years 75
    18 years 100
    19 years 110
    20 to 24 years 1130
    25 to 29 years 1515
    30 to 34 years 1150
    35 to 39 years 870
    40 to 44 years 830
    45 to 49 years 730
    50 to 54 years 605
    55 to 59 years 465
    60 to 64 years 410
    65 to 69 years 260
    70 to 74 years 115
    75 to 79 years 75
    80 to 84 years 30
    85 years and over 15
    Median age of the population 32.4
    % of the population aged 15 and over 87.9
  • Marital Status
    Total population 15 years and over by marital status 8630
    Married or living with a common-law partner 4315
    Married (and not separated) 2845
    Living common-law 1470
    Not married and not living with a common-law partner 4310
    Single (never legally married) 3720
    Separated 155
    Divorced 355
    Widowed 85
    Family Characteristics
    Total number of census families in private households 2235
    Size of census family: 2 persons 1290
    Size of census family: 3 persons 450
    Size of census family: 4 persons 385
    Size of census family: 5 or more persons 110
    Total number of census families in private households 2235
    Total couple families by family structure and number of children 2060
    Married couples 1355
    Without children at home 610
    With children at home 740
    1 child 300
    2 children 345
    3 or more children 100
    Common-law couples 700
    Without children at home 585
    With children at home 120
    1 child 75
    2 children 35
    3 or more children 10
    Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children 180
    Female parent 135
    1 child 65
    2 children 55
    3 or more children 10
    Male parent 45
    1 child 25
    2 children 15
    3 or more children 0
    Total children in census families in private households 1745
    Under six years of age 500
    6 to 14 years 680
    15 to 17 years 195
    18 to 24 years 290
    25 years and over 80
    Average number of children at home per census family 0.8
  • Household And Dwelling Characteristics
    Total number of persons in private households 9135
    Number of persons not in census families 3100
    Living with relatives 110
    Living with non-relatives only 1870
    Living alone 1125
    Number of census family persons 6035
    Average number of persons per census family 2.7
    Total number of persons 65 years and over in private households 495
    Number of persons not in census families aged 65 years and over 140
    Living with relatives 15
    Living with non-relatives only 10
    Living alone 120
    Number of census family persons aged 65 years and over 355
    Total number of private households by household type 3900
    Census-family households 2190
    One-family-only households 1920
    Couple-family households 1780
    Without children 1000
    With children 785
    Lone-parent-family households 145
    Other family households 270
    One-family households with persons not in a census family 230
    Couple-family households 200
    Without children 140
    With children 60
    Lone-parent-family households 30
    Two-or-more-family households 40
    Non-census-family households 1710
    One-person households 1125
    Two-or-more-person households 585
    Total number of occupied private dwellings by structural type of dwelling 3900
    Single-detached house 850
    Apartment, building that has five or more storeys 5
    Movable dwelling 0
    Other dwelling 3040
    Semi-detached house 275
    Row house 915
    Apartment, duplex 870
    Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys 980
    Other single-attached house 0
    Total number of private households by household size 3900
    1 person 1125
    2 persons 1425
    3 persons 625
    4 persons 490
    5 persons 160
    6 or more persons 80
    Number of persons in private households 9130
    Average number of persons in private households 2.3
Census 2011

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