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Squamish Real Estate FAQs

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We are always getting asked questions about Squamish and the Squamish real estate market, so we spoke to some of our agents about the frequently asked questions they receive.

We have separated their answers into buyer and seller questions. Here are their answers:

Squamish Buyer FAQs

Q: Which Squamish neighbourhood should I choose?

A: When deciding where to live in Squamish it is important to know what your property requirements are and get a feel for each neighbourhood.

Each neighbourhood has its own benefits and you should find a knowledgeable Realtor who can show you round and find the perfect location for you. For more information check out our Squamish neighbourhoods page.

Q: What should I do after I have found a property?

A: If you have not already, you should engage the services of a local Realtor who can help you with the buying process. If you are already pre-approved for a mortgage, at this stage it is even possible to submit an offer immediately.

Q: What is your advice for someone working in Vancouver who wants to live in Squamish?

A: Many Squamish residents work in Vancouver and for some it is the perfect work/life balance, but there are a number of factors to consider.

The commute, properties, and lifestyle all play a part in deciding if this is a choice for you. To help you decide we have put together a full blog on living in Squamish and working in Vancouver.

Squamish Seller FAQs

Q: When is the best time to sell in Squamish?

A: There are many different factors that can influence when to sell your property, from market conditions, exchange rates, seasons, and a variety of other factors. Talk to your Realtor about your goals and they will be able to advise you on the best course of action for your situation.

Q: What are the next steps after deciding to sell?

A: Once you have decided to sell, the first step should always be seeking the services of a real estate agent. They will guide you through the process and take care of every aspect of selling your property. This is the best way to ensure a smooth and legal transaction for your sale.

Q: How long does it take to sell a property?

A: As with determining the best time to sell, how long your property is on the market will depend on current conditions, marketing and sales strategy, the seller’s motivation, and more.

The best advice is to choose an agent you can trust and one that understands your requirements. They will be able to provide you with an outline of their plan and sales timeline.


For more information on Squamish and the local real estate market, get in touch with one of our agents.