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Silver Star Nordic Trails Open Friday!

Silver Star Nordic Trails Open Friday! November 23, 2021

NORDIC TRAILS OPEN FRIDAY! The opening dates for the Nordic trails at Silver Star Mountain Resort have been updated for 2021-2022 ski season. With the recent snowfall and wetter than expected November, heavy snowfall has hit the mountains and allowed Silver Star to open their Nordic Trails ahead of the Downhill opening dates.  Nordic …

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2021 RE/MAX FALL HOUSING MARKET REPORT

2021 RE/MAX FALL HOUSING MARKET REPORT October 5, 2021

2021 Re/Max Fall Housing Market Report Early indicators from RE/MAX brokers and agents across the Canadian housing market suggest steady activity for the remainder of 2021. According to the RE/MAX Canada 2021 Fall Housing Market Outlook Report, RE/MAX brokers and agents expect the average residential sale price for all home types could increase by five …

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End Of Summer Market Review

End Of Summer Market Review September 24, 2021

END OF SUMMER MARKET REVIEW Well here we are, sadly,  at the end of summer, but hopefully also near the end of the smoke and devastation.   As children return to school and we try to go back to more normal routines, we are reviewing the stats to see how the Real Estate Market fared …

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Be Fire Smart As A Homeowner

Be Fire Smart As A Homeowner August 10, 2021

BE FIRE SMART AS A HOMEOWNER Being fire smart as a homeowner is not difficult and with all of the recent fire activity in the summer there are some basic facts and information that you should know and be aware of.  Most of this information comes from local and Provincial websites and information portals. …

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Mortgage Qualification Rate Increased For Buyers

Mortgage Qualification Rate Increased For Buyers June 1, 2021

If you are looking to buy a home it just became a bit more difficult.  New Mortgage qualification rates changed on June 1st  over-riding the previous ‘stress-test’ rules. The Government of Canada has in fact changed the qualification rate for all mortgages to be 5.25% as of June 1st– which will effectively reduce the …

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April 2021 Market Update

April 2021 Market Update May 12, 2021

April 2021 MARKET UPDATE Well here we are into May and Covid is still dictating our movements! The only topic that gets as much attention is the Real Estate Market, and like covid, it has been coming in waves! Over the past few weeks, we have noticed a slight slowing trend but this is …

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Mortgage ‘Stress Test’ Rules Becoming More Stringent

Mortgage ‘Stress Test’ Rules Becoming More Stringent April 9, 2021

The hot housing market has gained the attention of the Government who are now making the mortgage ‘stress test’ rules even more stringent. Proposed changes to mortgage rules could make buying a home even more difficult now. The federal banking regulator is looking at increasing the so-called “stress test” in an effort to cool …

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March 2021 Market Update

March 2021 Market Update April 9, 2021

MARCH 2021 MARKET UPDATE We hope everyone had a bit of Easter Weekend happiness despite the chilly weather! Our time of living with COVID seems to be dragging on forever, yet we suddenly find ourselves in the middle of April and summer just around the corner! It has been a frantic, stressful, first quarter in the North Okanagan Real …

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Silver Star Mountain Resort Association Updates

Silver Star Mountain Resort Association Updates December 15, 2020

  News from the Silver Star Resort Association Welcome to the second newsletter from the Silver Star Resort Association (SSRA). We continue to move ahead with plans to establish a dynamic and visionary Association for our community. As a not-for-profit body, the SSRA’s core focus lies firmly on amplifying Silver Star’s already enviable reputation as a …

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SilverStar Is Now Open!

SilverStar Is Now Open! December 4, 2020

SILVERSTAR NOW OPEN! SilverStar is now open for skiers! The time has come and SilverStar is ready for you to hit the slopes!  Here’s some great information from SilverStar Mountain Resort to reference in regards to staying safe, having fun, and being prepared! Important Dates: Dec 4th, 5th & 6th: Passholders only (unlimited & …

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