May Survey Summary


Property Type:
28.6% of purchases were by Move-Up Buyers (same as April)
18.5% by First Time Buyers  (down from 21.1%)
15.2% moving from Single Family Home to Strata Unit  (up from 10.6%) *
6.4% buying Recreation Property  (down from 9.9%)
7.4% buying Revenue/Investment Property  (down from 9.6%)
5.1% moving from Strata property to Single Family Home (up from 3.6%) *
4.4% moving into Retirement Home/Seniors Community  (down from 6.3%)

* During the month of May, there was an increase in purchases by those moving single family homes to strata properties, and from stratas to single family homes compared to the previous month.

Buyer Type (Family Dynamic):
24.5% Couple without Children (up from 24.0% in April) **
21.9% Two Parent Family/Children (down from 27.8%)
21.95% Empty Nester/Retired (up from 19.2%) **
17.9% Single Female (up from 11.4%) **
10.6% Single Male (down from 12.0%)
3.6% Single Parent with Children (same as April)

** There were more purchases by couples without children, empty nesters/retirees, and single females during May than in April.

Moving From:
57.7% from Within OMREB Board Area  (up from 51.1% in April) ***
16.3% from Alberta (down from 20.2%)
9.7% from Lower Mainland/Vancouver Island  (same as April)
7.3% from Other Areas in BC  (down from 10.1%)
4.3% from Saskatchewan/Manitoba (down from 4.1%)
3.7% from Eastern Canada/Maritimes (up from 3.1%) ***
1.0% from Outside Canada  (down from 1.6%)
0% from NWT/Yukon (same as April)


Best Regards,


Lisa Butler | Professional Real Estate Agent

CENTURION® Producer 2013



CENTURY 21 Lifestyles
Box 869 364 Ross St. NE
Salmon Arm BC, V1E4N9
Cell: 250.804.7955 | Fax: 250.832.6062

When you want service call the Butler!


PIs it really necessary to print this e-mail? Think green…

This e-mail message contains confidential information intended only for the use of the individual or entity named above. Any unauthorized use or disclosure is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error please immediately delete the e-mail and either notify the sender at the above e-mail address or by telephone at YOUR PHONE.

Your Referrals are Welcomed and Most Appreciated!
Lisa Butler

Lisa Butler

CENTURY 21 Executives Realty Ltd.
Contact Me