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Kelowna Real Estate Blog | Kelowna Real Estate News & Information

luxury communities in kelowna, bc

In the heart of BC’s interior, the bustling city of Kelowna enjoys a  premier location along Okanagan Lake. This charming city by the water is composed of more than a dozen neighbourhoods, each of which has their own unique characteristics. If you’re looking to invest in a prestigious property that offers a high quality of living, consider these 8 must-see luxury home communities in Kelowna.

Havencrest

Envision waking up in one of seventeen exclusive luxury houses located high on the hillside. Imagine observing breathtaking natural views from your back patio while you sip hot coffee in the morning. In Havencrest, this can be a reality. The neighbourhood of Havencrest was recently opened in May 2016. As one of Kelowna’s newest neighourhoods, this

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Gyro Beach townhomes for sale

The incandescent designer townhomes at Kelowna's Gyro Beach are located in one of Kelowna's most beloved locales. Gyro Beach is one of the city's most scenic public lakefront locations, featuring a white sand beach, a playground, athletic courts, and beautiful wooded walkways. It's no wonder that Northern Lights Land Development Corp chose this sunny waterfront spot as the site of their sleek, state-of-the-art townhome project.

Gyro Beach Townhomes are a refreshing addition to Kelowna's new construction landscape. With a wealth of modern luxury estates and high-rise condos being developed throughout the city, the townhouse presents an imaginative alternative that blends the best aspects of condominium and single-family living. At Gyro Beach, you'll

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1425 McCurdy Rd home for sale

You cannot go wrong with this absolutely jaw-dropping property. It’s located at 1425 McCurdy Rd and has all the potential you could ever want for a home in the country. It’s situated in a very quiet area where you’ll be lucky to hear your neighbors. This gorgeous property has spectacular views of the lake and would be ideal for large families or those who want to invest in farming or even wineries.

About the 1425 McCurdy Rd

This breathtaking luxury home was built in 2009 and features some incredible amenities. It has 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, along with a one-half bathroom. With two stories to work with, it’s incredibly spacious and boasts open floor plans with large windows that allow in warm, natural lighting. 5 garages will ensure that you

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Selling your Kelowna home in the fall

You've likely heard the same advice time and time again when it comes to selling your Kelowna home. Rumour has it that spring and summer are the best times to put your home up on the market. If you've received this suggestion from friends, family, or even real estate agents, don't be quick to place blame; those are excellent seasons to sell. But the warmer months are far from being the only good time to put your home up for sale. As well, when it comes to real estate recommendations, you have to remember that advice is rarely one-size-fits-all.

While May might have been the best time for your co-worker to sell, November could be the best moment for you. With plenty of industry experience under our belts, we can say with confidence that in some

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West Harbour homes in Kelowna, BC

If you're looking for a slice of premier new construction real estate in an optimal single-family subdivision, you're in luck. West Harbour is a waterfront neighbourhood offering a luxurious family-focused lifestyle on the western shores of Okanagan Lake.

Just moments from all that downtown Kelowna has to offer, this retreat-style private community is all about the perfect blend of residential living and first-class recreation. Here, residents can enjoy the advantages of modern craftsmanship and designer homebuilding as well as the premier outdoor leisure opportunities dished up by the unspoiled Okanagan landscape. On warmer days, this community is a beach lover's paradise; during cooler months, West Harbour's top-notch indoor amenities are in the

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McKinley Beach real estate

The gorgeous planned community of McKinley Beach promises to inspire prospective Kelowna homeowners on the lookout for modern upmarket living. Located in a still-pristine waterfront location approximately 15 minutes north of downtown Kelowna, north of McKinley Landing, this expertly designed community embraces a village-style lifestyle with its sense of community, shared amenities, and forward-thinking planning. Its breathtaking setting is just one of the community's draws — the subdivision exudes a semblance of total seclusion, enriched by white sand beaches, turquoise water, and glimpses of the sun-drenched hills across the lake.

There's virtually no evidence of the city life nearby; no traffic noises, crowds, or construction. In flawless harmony

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Water's Edge North condominiums in Mission, Kelowna

The Water's Edge North is one of Kelowna's brand new condominium developments, promising to add even more modern sophistication to the expanding market. This highly anticipated boutique mid-rise is slated to open on swanky Lakeshore Road in Kelowna, a location known for its expansive upmarket estates, waterfront homes, and rural-style luxury properties. The addition of a condominium-style housing to this enviable address signifies the increasing variety of property types in the upper rungs of Kelowna's real estate market.

Desirable Mission Location

The Water's Edge North is situated in Kelowna's desirable Mission Creek neighbourhood. Beloved for its world-class wineries, picturesque golf courses, and lush parks, this region of the city is one of

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597 still pond lane - home for sale in wilden

Looking for a picturesque home with private lake views? Then you won’t want to miss this stunning, modern home for sale in Wilden. Located at the end of Still Pond Lane in a quiet, residential neighborhood, this beautiful family home is perfect for larger families in search of a home close to town, yet in a more quiet, country setting. With reaching views of the forested hillsides and walk-out access to Still Pond, this home is must-see for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers! See the full listing for 597 Still Pond Lane now!

About The Home

The house itself was built in 2008 and features 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and 4,305 Sq. Ft. of comfortable, open-concept living space. Everything about this home is modern, from its glistening kitchen to

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With the first half of the year on the books, I wanted to summarize where we are at during these interesting times. As you might expect, with two years in a row of double-digit property value growth in the Okanagan, and the headlines that go with it, we have seen the number of properties purchased for investment increase by 40%. This is a combination of baby boomers looking to augment their retirement income and out-of- towner’s catching wind that Kelowna’s market is in the full swing of a real estate boom and looking to get a piece of the action.

News For Investors

Now not all real estate investments in Kelowna have performed equally. Some have really exploded. Those holding properties in the new RU7 designations are seeing huge gains as values on

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We hear headlines like the central Okanagan home values are up 8.5% year over year and that’s great, but which neighborhoods in Kelowna are driving that appreciation? Which neighborhoods are performing well above the regional average? Whether you’re an investor looking to buy in the hottest little pocket or just a homeowner curious to know how your neighborhood stacks up, this little comparison should be of interest to you.

Before we jump into the top 5 growth neighborhoods, here is a bit of context to give you a frame of reference. The bottom 5 neighborhoods only appreciated by between 4% and 10%.

OK and now for the list. You will note that the top 3 are essentially in a 3-way tie and at 23% price growth. A couple tenths of a percent can be swayed

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