Kelowna Real Estate Market News

The latest Kelowna Real Estate Buyers Survey Results are now out, for December 2020.


Move up buyers were much busier in the market during the last month and fewer Recreational Properties were purchased.


Unsurprisingly, due to the time of year and an increase in Covid-19 restrictions, there were a higher proportion of local Buyers busy in the market.


Here is the full report.


Best describe your most recent Buyer (moving to/from property type)


First Time Buyer – 15.61% (18.43%)

Revenue Property Investor – 14.97% (14.09%)

Moving Up – 24.20% (18.16%)

Similar Property Type – 15.92% (14.09%)

Downsizing – 12.74% (12.47%)

Single-family Res to Strata – 2.55% (4.88%)

Recreational Property –  6.69% (12.20%)

Retirement Community – 1.27% (1.63%)

Strata to Single Family – 2.87% (4.88%)


Describe the Buyer (family dynamic):


Couple without children – 25.14% (25.14%)

Two-Parent Family/children – 31.35% (31.35%)

Empty nesters or retired...

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The latest Kelowna Real Estate Buyers Survey Results are now out, for November 2020.


First-Time Buyers and Revenue Investors were busier in the market this last month.


There were more 2 Parent Families Buying, and the Market in Kelowna / West Kelowna was busier, with Vernon area being less busy.


Here is the full report.


Best describe your most recent Buyer (moving to/from property type)


First Time Buyer – 18.43% (13.98%)

Revenue Property Investor – 14.09% (10.38%)

Moving Up – 18.16% (22.03%)

Similar Property Type – 14.09% (20.34 %)

Downsizing – 12.47% 14.41%)

Single-family Res to Strata – 4.88% 5.30%)

Recreational Property –  12.20% (8.05%)

Retirement Community – 1.63% (0.42%)

Strata to Single Family – 4.88% (2.54%)

 


Describe the Buyer (family dynamic):


Couple without children – 25.14% (23.54%)

Two-Parent Family/children – 31.35% (25%)

Empty nesters or retired – 17.3% (24.79%)

Single female – 11.89%...

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The latest Kelowna Real Estate Buyers Survey Results are now out, for October 2020.


There were fewer First time Buyers last month, but more people 'moving up' and downsizing.


Here is the full report.


Best describe your most recent Buyer (moving to/from property type)


First Time Buyer – 13.98% (18.98% )

Revenue Property Investor – 10.38% (9.3%)

Moving Up – 22.03% (19.35%)

Similar Property Type – 20.34 % (18.98%)

Downsizing – 14.41% (10.25%)

Single family Res to Strata – 5.30% (4.55%)

Recreational Property –  8.05% (11.39%)

Retirement Community – 0.42% (2.85% )

Strata to Single Family – 2.54% (4.55%)

  


Describe the Buyer (family dynamic):


Couple without children – 23.54% (24.48%)

Two-Parent Family/children – 25% (28.44%)

Empty nesters or retired – 24.79% (19.77%)

Single female – 11.88% (13.56%)

Single male – 9.58% (10.73%)

Single parent with children – 2.92% (2.26%)



How did Buyer finance...

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The latest Kelowna Real Estate Buyers Survey Results are now out, for September 2020.


First-time Buyers were busier again this month, but there were few Buyers 'moving up'.


The numbers moving from the Lower Mainland were up last month, as were the number moving from Eastern Canada.


Here is the full report.


Best describe your most recent Buyer (moving to/from property type)


First Time Buyer – 18.98% (14.22%)

Revenue Property Investor – 9.3% (9.71%)

Moving Up – 19.35% (23.48%)

Similar Property Type – 18.98% (20.54%)

Downsizing – 10.25% (14.00%)

Single family Res to Strata – 4.55% (2.26%)

Recreational Property –  11.39% (11.06%)

Retirement Community – 2.85% (0.90%)

Strata to Single Family – 4.55% (2.03%)

  


Describe the Buyer (family dynamic):


Couple without children – 24.48% (25.23%)

Two Parent family/children – 28.44% (33.11%)

Empty nesters or retired – 19.77% (18.69%)

Single female – 13.56% (10.81%...

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The latest Kelowna Real Estate Buyers Survey Results are now out, for August 2020.


Move up Buyers and Recreational Buyers, together Two-Parent Families with Children were busier in the market last month.


There were slightly less local Buyers, and less Buyers in the Kelowna / West Kelowna area, whereas there were more Buyers in the Vernon / Coldstream area.


Here is the full report.


Best describe your most recent Buyer (moving to/from property type)


First Time Buyer – 14.22% (15.10%)

Revenue Property Investor – 9.71% (8.92%)

Moving Up – 23.48% (21.28%)

Similar Property Type – 20.54% (21.74%)

Downsizing – 14.00% (11.44%)

Single family Res to Strata – 2.26% (5.26%)

Recreational Property – 11.06% ( 8.47%)

Retirement Community – 0.90%(2.29%)

Strata to Single Family – 2.03%  (3.20%)

  


Describe the Buyer (family dynamic):


Couple without children – 25.23% (25.28%)

Two Parent family/children – 33.11% (28.44%)

Empty nesters...

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The latest Kelowna and Central Okanagan Real Estate Buyers Survey Results are now out for July 2020.


First-time buyers were less busy in the Market last month, while Investments and Recreational Property Buyers were busier.


There were also a lot more Buyers from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.


Here are the full results -:


Best describe your most recent Buyer (moving to/from property type)


First Time Buyer – 15.10% (20.82%)

Revenue Property Investor – 8.92% (5.91%)

Moving Up – 21.28% (20.57%)

Similar Property Type – 21.74% (19.54%)

Downsizing – 11.44% (12.85%)

Single-family Res to Strata – 5.26% (5.66%)

Recreational Property – 8.47% (7.71%)

Retirement Community – 2.29% (1.80%)

Strata to Single Family – 3.2% (3.34%)


Describe the Buyer (family dynamic):


Couple without children – 25.28% (28.02%)

Two Parent family/children – 28.44% (27.76%)

Empty nesters or retired – 21.67% (17.99%)

Single female – 9.93% (14.65%)...

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