One of Canada's fastest growing cities, Kelowna, BC is not only a popular tourist destination but also an increasingly-popular place to live and do business. In addition to its picturesque location on Okanagan Lake, beautiful beaches, world-renowned wineries, and plentiful cultural attractions, Kelowna enjoys a thriving economy with significant job growth in recent years. While many Canadians choose Kelowna as a place to retire, the city's appeal seems to be broadening, encouraging more young families to relocate to Kelowna from the Lower Mainland.
The Kelowna real estate market is currently stabilizing, creating a comfortable environment in which to either buy or sell a home. Housing prices in Kelowna and surrounding areas, in relation to other metropolitan areas in BC such as Metro Vancouver or Victoria, are generally considered more reasonable.
In a 2017 Citizen Survey conducted by the City of Kelowna, a whopping 94% of Kelowna's citizens rated the city's quality of life as being "good" or "very good" due to the city's abundance of recreational and job opportunities, accessibility, safety and excellent weather. Residents of the Okanagan in general enjoy a "four-season lifestyle," consisting of approximately 2,000 hours of sunshine and only 28 cm of rain per year. Kelowna's weather combined with the city's proximity to the lake and nearby mountains offer ample recreational opportunities - swimming, boating, fishing, hiking and skiing are only a few of the many activities outdoor enthusiasts can partake in. Kelowna also offers a multitude of dining, shopping, and cultural opportunities.
Some of Kelowna's residential developments include:
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