#Kelowna

Kelowna is the Okanagan's largest city, and the third largest metropolitan area in British Columbia with a population of 127,380 in 2016. Located on the Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is known for its amazing summer climate and beautiful beaches.

Kelowna is comprised of several distinct communities including Kelowna North, Kelowna South, Rutland, Upper Mission, Lower Mission, Glenmore, North Glemore, Ellison, Dilworth Mountain, Wilden, Joe Rich and Crawford.


June 25, 2019 • 6 min read

Short-term vacation rental rules in the B.C. Interior


With all the new changes around short-term vacation rentals – also known as STVRs in the industry – figuring out what’s permitted and what’s not can be confusing. But that’s just the beginning. Once you have established...

May 8, 2019 • 5 min read

Make the most of summer with these yard upgrades (and increase your property value while you’re at it)


With easy access to nature and amazing year-round weather, it’s no wonder why people want to live in the B.C. Interior. Having a beautiful outdoor oasis right in your backyard is one way to make the most of all that this region has to...

April 11, 2019 • 4 min read

Infill Housing in Kelowna What are my options if I'm in an RU7 zone?


In 2017, the City of Kelowna formed a plan to densify housing in the downtown area to encourage an increase of affordable housing options in the downtown area and limit urban sprawl. In order to do so, the City created the Infill Challenge,...

December 14, 2018 • 6 min read

Does the Speculation Tax support affordable housing in Kelowna and West Kelowna?


The speculation tax has been a notable topic of debate for the last several months for many, including REALTORS®, homebuyers, homeowners, renters, local businesses, and municipal governments of areas targeted for the tax, including Kelowna...


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