Penticton Home Inspectors | Area Information
Penticton, BC is a small city with 33,250 residents located in the beautiful South Okanagan-Similkameen region, making it the 3rd largest city in the Okanagan Valley. People move here for the warm summers, mild winters, and the abundance of outdoor activities like hiking in Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park, skiing Apex Mountain, and swimming in Skaha Lake & Okanagan Lake.
Most homes in Penticton, BC were built in the 1950s to 2000s and include single-family residences, townhomes, new apartments, and condos. While Penticton’s annual population growth is just 0.6 percent, the real estate market has strengthened in recent years. In September 2021, the average South Okanagan residential property sold for $698,855 – a 24% increase over the previous year.
With South Okanagan housing demand higher than ever, there’s a burst in Penticton construction activity as real estate developers scramble to get new homes on the market. Whether you’re buying new or purchasing an older home in the Okanagan Similkameen, we recommend getting an inspection with an experienced home inspector. Even brand new homes in the South Okanagan can come with flaws if contractors built too quickly or developers only met the bare minimum of code standards. Some of the most common home inspection problems in the South Okanagan involve foundation, roofing, plumbing, electrical, and heating & cooling.
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