A house for $257K in Northern B.C. and 9 other reasons to move up
DH Vancouver StaffFeb 13, 2015 11:27 am
With the 2015 Canada Winter Games being hosted in Prince George, Southern British Columbians are looking north. Not only will the Games highlight Canada’s great, high-performance athletes, but it will showcase a growing North, the job opportunities that come with that growth, and the area’s natural beauty.
Did you know?
1. There will be 60,000 job openings in the North between now and 2022. Want to know more? visit: My Blueprint Builder
2. The 2015 Canada Winter Games will be the largest multi-sport and cultural event ever to be held in Northern B.C.
3. Northern B.C.’s beautiful wilderness is larger than California or Japan.
10. In 2013, the average price of a single family home sold in Northern British Columbia was about $257,000 compared with $807,000 in Vancouver, while the provincial average for the year was more than $600,000. (Housing Affordability Study Northern BC – 2013)
Is the North calling you? Visit My Blueprint Builder to get started on finding your career and new life in the Northern B.C.
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DH Vancouver Staff
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