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The Ultimate Vacation Rental Inventory Checklist

Before you welcome guests to your beautiful vacation rental you have to do one thing! Go shopping! It’s essential to ensure your property is always well-stocked with all items and amenities for a comfortable stay. We have created the ultimate vacation rental inventory checklist that will come in handy if you want to manage your … Read more

Skiing in Whistler – What You Should Know

Famed for its epic terrain, Whistler is the go-to ski destination in North America. It’s one of those bucket-list places that you’ll want to visit again after experiencing all it has to offer. With Whistler Blackcomb being the largest ski resort in North America, and consistently ranking as number one, it attracts millions of visitors … Read more

Short Term Rental Rules in Whistler (2020)

Thanks to the rise in visitations, housing has become a major business in this part of British Columbia. Short term rentals like Airbnb have been on the rise. That’s why the government created some short term rental rules in Whistler to regulate the industry. These rules are designed to protect everyone involved in the business. … Read more

How to Mitigate Rising Costs for Your Whistler Rental Property

If you own a vacation rental property in Whistler, you have no doubt noticed that the costs of ownership have been steadily rising throughout the last number of years.  As an owner, these additional expenses eat into your revenues and can hinder your ability to maintain your investment over the long term. So how do … Read more

How to Maximize Your Whistler Rental Property Income

The goal of every rental property owner is to increase their rental property income. As you know, rental fees and real estate value may depend on the housing market trend of an area. But, there are things you can do to maximize the income of your property. These tips won’t cost you too much but … Read more

Which Whistler Neighbourhood Is Perfect For You?

When Whistler was first developed into a destination ski resort in the late 1960s, it was only the very beginning of what was to come. Most visitors back then arrived to explore new skiing opportunities and were content to make do with whatever amenities were available for them when they got there. In the years … Read more

Whistler’s Best 20 Fall Activities

Long gone are the days when Whistler was just a winter destination. Every year the other three seasons, once referred to as the “off-season,” have been attracting more and more tourists to the area. And, while we can’t say for sure which came first the activities or the tourists, we can say for sure that … Read more

The State of the Short-Term / Vacation Rental Market in Whistler, BC

THE STATE OF THE SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL MARKET IN WHISTLER BC

In April of 2018, investors were caught a little by surprise when Whistler overtook Vancouver as Canada’s hottest housing market.   A detached house in Whistler was going for about 4% more than a home in Vancouver. And, it’s safe to say that the trend has continued through 2019.  Of course, numbers like this make … Read more

Maximizing Your Short Term Rental Profits in Whistler, BC

Maximizing Your Short Term Rental Profits in Whistler, BC

A short-term rental has always been a great way to earn some extra dollars on your vacation property when it’s not in use by your family. However, in the past, it’s been time-consuming to manage and something that most property owners did very occasionally.  With the rise of sites like Airbnb and HomeAway, many people … Read more