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In this episode of Business Matters, presented by Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union, host Rob Cupello is joined by Lara Kinvig, Assistant Branch Manager at the Cherry Lane branch of Valley First to talk about how people are finding their path to homeownership in a highly competitive market.
Very few of us haven’t been impacted by the changes in the housing market over the past few years. With a steep rise in inflation and an average single family home in the Okanagan selling for over $1 million, first time home buyers are seeing themselves priced out of the market, and people looking to upgrade to a new home are having a hard time putting in an offer before a house is sold.
Watch the full episode to hear how local community members are navigating the current market, and for tips on different services you can access at your bank or credit union to help you achieve your dreams of homeownership.