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Buying a Property in Pemberton

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So, you’re thinking of buying a house in Pemberton. Should you choose to live here it is a decision you will not regret.

Pemberton has a unique feel of community, along with great houses that offer lots of land. There are lots of activities year round and it is also within commuting distance to Whistler.

Why live in Pemberton

Pemberton is situated in the beautiful valley below Mount Currie and is a 30 minute drive north from Whistler.

It is a close knit community where you immediately feel at home. It’s proximity to Whistler makes it the obvious choice for locals to settle down and start a family.

Pemberton has a lot to offer, with local farms, great food, incredible back country skiing and biking. It also has a very good local school and great wide open spaces to make use of.

Selecting a house

When buying a house there are a couple of things you need to consider during the process – What can you afford? And what are the market conditions? Speaking to a knowledgeable realtor is a great place to start.

Once you’ve established a budget you can begin short listing properties by searching within those parameters. When you have a list of properties you like you can then narrow this down to a smaller selection of houses you would like to view.

Viewing properties in Pemberton

When you and your realtor have selected your shortlist of properties you can begin the viewing process, or “going out on tour” as it is often known.

Viewing properties in Pemberton is always an enjoyable process. The houses offer great views and in most case have a large amount of land or a great garden.

Following the viewing process, you may wish to make an offer on a specific property or if none of them are satisfactory you can always start again.

Making an offer

After making the decision to buy a property in Pemberton, work with your realtor to write up an offer to purchase. Your realtor will help you get the best deal for that specific property and it is always worth speaking to a professional – they know the market and will ensure you come to the best agreement.

Once all parties have signed, this will become a written negotiable contract. Following this there may be a negotiation process, but once a price is agreed you can firm up the paperwork and the property will be yours!


Buying a new home is a huge decision for anyone to make. It can be a tough process, but with the help of a good, knowledgeable realtor you can find the home of your dreams. Whistler Real Estate has been the number one real estate selling company in Pemberton since 1978 and can help you find the home of your dreams. Feel free to get in touch to speak to one of our agents who will be more than happy to help you begin your journey.

You can check out current properties on offer in Pemberton HERE.