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Carriage Homes Kelowna – fad or solution for low vacancy rates – renters rejoice! Read CMHC reports Mar, 10 2015 Posted by : admin

Carriage Homes / Laneway Houses – Growing Trend in Kelowna

“As the City of Kelowna has 0.6 per cent vacancy rates, carriage houses are looked at by the municipality as an opportunity for increasing housing capacity, choice, and affordability.” Read CMHC Report… cmhc carriage lane home houses infill kelowna vancouver report 2009

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New Lots Phase 3 The Ponds – Coming Soon! Aug, 23 2014 Posted by : admin

Coming Soon – Phase 3 at The Ponds

Web Site:  www.villageheights.ca

Now Pre-Selling home and lot packages from $399,900 + GST, and lakeview Bungalows / Ranchers from $509,900 + GST.

The new lots are currently being serviced and should be ready for individual titles by the end of September. Shorestone hopes to be able to commence construction on home for this Phase... ....

OMREB: “Okanagan-Shuswap Housing Market Posts Strongest May Unit Sales in Seven Years” Jun, 13 2014 Posted by : admin

A highlight of the report from the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board:

The Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) reported May sales activity of all MLS® property types were up 31% compared to the same month in 2013 – posting a 25%  improvement over April and the strongest unit sales for May since 2007.

“Spring... ....

Shorestone Is Pleased to Annouce Trafalgar Square May, 08 2014 Posted by : admin

Shorestone Homes is growing! We have a new project and are really excited to make this announcement:

We have recently finalized a deal to build homes on the last remaining 7 lots in the community of Trafalgar Square in the Lower Mission neighbourhood of Kelowna. The development is near completion and will feature an electronic gate and fully-maintained lots for privacy and ease of ownership for those... ....

Real Estate Market Report – 2014 January Mar, 04 2014 Posted by : admin

Real Estate Market Report – 2014 January
Source: OMREB Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board

Real Estate Sales are up 33% year over year (December 2012 vs 2013).
Reports show that December 2013 saw 253 Solds as compared to 190 Solds in the same month of 2012! That’s a substantial increase that points to a renewed confidence in the marketplace. January saw a good start to 2014 as the housing market in the Okanagan continues to strengthen... ....

Shorestone Homes is a Proud Participant in Global Citizen Week in Kelowna Feb, 24 2014 Posted by : admin

This week is Global Citizen Week in Kelowna and Shorestone Homes is proud to sponsor Okello Sam’s keynote speech tonight (Feb. 24) at Trinity Baptist Church at 7pm. Who knew we do more than build new homes in Upper Mission?!

Shorestone Homes is a proud partner of the charity that Okello Sam founded,

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  • Gold Tommie Awards Feb, 07 2014 Posted by : admin

    Wow! It has been a crazy week – we’re feeling a bit like celebrities given the number of calls we have been receiving from the media asking us about the Gold Tommie Awards Gala put on by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of the Central Okanagan last weekend here in Kelowna!

    The Gala was a fabulous event – great people, good food, excellent entertainment... ....

    We’re Leaving On A Jet Plane … Feb, 03 2014 Posted by : admin

    … And heading to the International Builders’ Show in Vegas!

    We are so excited to be attending the 2014 International Builders’ Show this week – last year we learned about Co-Construct, and subsequently implemented it in our daily operations, and brought home so many other ideas too!

    The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the... ....

    Happy 2014! Jan, 09 2014 Posted by : admin

    Having enjoyed a lovely holiday season we are back at the show home and open regular hours: noon to 5pm every day!

    We have been busy working on our current projects at Village Heights! In the current phase we have 4 properties remaining: one spec home, and 3 bungalow/rancher-style homes.

    The Manhattan spec home that we are currently building is due to be completed Feb 28th, with the framing and roofing being completed... ....

    Silver Tommies Dec, 07 2013 Posted by : admin

    The Silver Tommie Awards celebration was held on November 28th, 2013 at the Four Points Sheraton in Kelowna, BC and Scott and Erin, part of the team from Shorestone Homes, were in attendance.

    The Tommies are awarded by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of the Central Okanagan, and are open to all CHBA CO Members, individuals, and companies related to the residential building industry.

    Eligible entries for the 2013 Tommie awards are projects and products built, renovated,... ....