Anyone looking for a single family home right now in Kamloops will find that $700,000 doesn't go as far as it used to. The Kamloops median residential house price (which does not include condos or mobiles) from February 2021 was $599,900. Compare that to February 2022's median price of $780,000 and it's a jump of $180,100 in just one year.
Have you considered a commute? Home buyers can get newer houses in outlying areas for less money than a Kamloops listing. We've summarized some current properties on the market in some great communities within 45 minutes of Kamloops.
403 Aralia Place (MLS 165761) $699,900 4 bed, 2 bath 2,800 sqft Built in 2013 2 car garage
2961 McLean Place (MLS 166055) $699,900 4 bed, 3 bath 2,120 sqft Built in 2019 2 car garage
570 Elm Street (166075) $719,900 3 bed, 2 bath 2926 sqft Built in 2006
4340 Dunsmuir Road (MLS 164594) $679,000 4 bed, 2 bath 2725 sqft Built in 1988 Detached 22' x 22' shop 0.92 acre lot
1065 Pleasant Street (MLS 166253) $699,900 4 bed, 3 bath 2064 sqft Built in 1947
If a short commute isn't a deal-breaker for your next home, it may be worthwhile to expand your home search to the areas surrounding Kamloops. Contact Aaron, Chris or Zach if you'd like to receive listings from outside of Kamloops right to your inbox.
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