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New Article Featured with CTV News: Recreational Housing in Canmore

What is Recreational Housing? Recreational housing includes residences that are used as a secondary “vacation” home. According to Phil Soper, the line between recreational and residential housing is blurring in this pandemic era. Royal LePage has predicted that Canada’s recreational housing market will increase by 15% this year alone! For Canmore, that market is predicted to have a 6% …

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Interview on Global TV on the Canmore Recreational Market

“We are seeing good demand in most segments of the market, including retirement, local, and recreational,” said Brad Hawker, broker and owner of Royal LePage Rocky Mountain Realty, in a news release on Thursday. “While most buyers already know about the year-round recreational activities and lifestyle, many are surprised to find the area with so …

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Condos in Canada’s Popular Winter Recreational Regions Post Strong Price Gains in 2018

Brad was interviewed again for the Royal LePage Recreational Report. Condos in Canada’s Popular Winter Recreational Regions Post Strong Price Gains in 2018. Click here to see the news release by Royal LePage   * Whistler and Mont-Tremblant (Station) median condo prices surge over 20%. * Quebec’s healthy economy and strong consumer confidence result in price gains for …

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Mountain town offers skiers’ paradise

Three beautiful, world-class ski destinations are within a short drive of Canmore, making it a four-season recreation destination – and what better way to celebrate winter than by taking to the slopes? Besides skiing, other winter activities include heli-skiing and hiking, gondolas, snowshoeing, carving, dog-sledding and swimming in the nearby Banff hot springs. The ski …

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Town takes green step

The mountain town of Canmore, a hugely popular tourist destination, is deeply involved in the business of sustainable tourism through its association with an international movement. The Natural Step is an international, non-profit organization started in Sweden more than 15 years ago. The fundamental goals of this organization are to promote a greater understanding and …

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