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The Kamloops Real Estate Blog is updated regularly and provides a wealth of information for the real estate market in Kamloops, BC, Canada and the surrounding communities.

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New Listing: 731 McCurrach Rd, Westsyde, Kamloops, BC $799,900

New Listing: 731 McCurrach Rd, Westsyde, Kamloops, BC $799,900. Westsyde home located on a great street close to shopping, transportation and schools.

This home features easy conversion to an inlaw suite with the separate entry and roughed in plumbing ready to go! Enter through the front foyer to a nice open floor plan with centre island. The kitchen has a lot of cabinetry space, updated stainless steel appliances. The living and dining room have hardwood flooring throughout and overlook the yard and deck space. The main floor includes a large laundry room that is off of the 2 car garage, a large primary bedroom with door to the back patio, an ensuite and walk in closet plus a 2nd main floor bedroom.

The basement level has a lot of space for either the main floor to enjoy or convert to an inlaw suite. There is a separate entry from the back to the basement level. The roughed in plumbing is already there for a kitchen. The basement also includes two good sized bedrooms, a full 4 piece bathroom storage and utility room.

There is a nice fenced yard with access off of Jensen Road where you have ample parking for an RV, basement suite renters or extra vehicles. The home has seen a number of upgrades including furnace(2022), hot water tank(2023) and all toilets throughout have been replaced.

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7 Compelling Reasons Why Buying a Home Trumps Renting in Kamloops

Are you torn between the age-old debate of buying versus renting a home in Kamloops? While renting may offer short-term flexibility, purchasing a home could be a smarter long-term financial move, especially in a thriving city like Kamloops. In this post, we’ll delve into seven compelling reasons why buying a home in Kamloops is a wiser choice compared to renting.

  1. Equity Build-Up: When you rent a home, you’re essentially paying someone else’s mortgage, with no return on investment. However, when you buy a home in Kamloops, each mortgage payment contributes to building equity in your property. Over time, as property values typically appreciate, you stand to gain substantial equity, offering financial security and potential for future investments.
  2. Stable Housing Costs: Rent prices in Kamloops, like in many cities, can fluctuate unpredictably due to market conditions and landlord decisions. By contrast, when you buy a home with a fixed-rate mortgage, you lock in stable housing costs, allowing for better budgeting and financial planning over the long haul.
  3. Potential Rental Income: Homeownership offers the flexibility to generate rental income if you have extra space in your property. Whether it’s renting out a basement suite or a spare bedroom, becoming a landlord can help offset mortgage costs and increase your cash flow. In a city like Kamloops, with a growing population and demand for rental properties, this can be a lucrative opportunity for homeowners.
  4. Freedom to Customize: One of the perks of homeownership is the freedom to personalize and customize your living space to your liking. Whether it’s painting the walls, renovating the kitchen, or landscaping the backyard, owning a home allows you to make changes that reflect your style and preferences, enhancing your overall quality of life.
  5. Long-Term Investment: Real estate in Kamloops has historically shown steady appreciation, making it an attractive long-term investment. Buying a home allows you to capitalize on this appreciation potential, potentially yielding substantial returns over time. Moreover, owning real estate provides a hedge against inflation, as property values tend to rise in tandem with inflation rates.
  6. Sense of Community: When you buy a home, you’re not just purchasing a property; you’re investing in a community. Homeownership fosters a sense of belonging and stability, as you become part of a neighborhood and engage with local amenities, schools, and organizations. Building strong community ties can enrich your life and provide invaluable social support networks.
  7. Retirement Nest Egg: Finally, owning a home in Kamloops can serve as a valuable retirement asset. By the time you retire, your mortgage may be paid off, and you’ll have a substantial asset that can supplement your retirement income or be passed down to future generations. With proper financial planning, homeownership can contribute significantly to your long-term financial security and peace of mind.

While renting may offer short-term flexibility, buying a home in Kamloops, presents numerous long-term financial and lifestyle benefits. From building equity and stable housing costs to tax advantages and community engagement, homeownership offers a path to financial security and personal fulfillment. So why wait? Take the plunge into homeownership and secure your future in beautiful Kamloops.

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Kamloops District Real Estate Statistics For March 2024 & Quarter One

The Association of Interior Realtors has released the latest Statistics for March & Quarter One 2024. Click on the image below to enlarge or PDF documents included in the links below.

Analysis of MLS Activity - March 2024 Kamloops Real Estate Statistics

PDF: Analysis of MLS Activity – March 2024

Comparative Analysis by Property Type - March 2024 Kamloops Real Estate Statistics

PDF: Comparative Analysis by Property Type – March 2024

Residential Sales by Sub-Area - March 2024 Kamloops Real Estate Statistics

PDF: Residential Sales by Sub-Area – March 2024

Residential Sales by Sub-Area - Quarter 1 2024 Kamloops Real Estate Statistics

PDF: Residential Sales by Sub-Area – Quarter 1 2024

 Residential Sales by Sub-Area (Out of Town) - March 2024
 Residential Sales by Sub-Area (Out of Town) - March 2024

PDF: Residential Sales by Sub-Area (Out of Town) – March 2024

 Residential Sales by Sub-Area (Out of Town) - Quarter 1 2024
 Residential Sales by Sub-Area (Out of Town) - Quarter 1 2024

PDF: Residential Sales by Sub-Area (Out of Town) – Quarter 1 2024

Market Summary - March 2024 Kamloops Real Estate Statistics

PDF: Market Summary – March 2024

Summary Statistics - March 2024 Kamloops Real Estate Statistics
Summary Statistics - March 2024 Kamloops Real Estate Statistics

PDF: Summary Statistics – March 2024

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