When it came
to market the project, Bonnie Munster said she researched ski
resorts throughout out North America.
"We were looking
for what was selling, what were the amenity packages that were
expected in a very high-quality home and what was the price point,"
The team convinced Realtor Winde-mere Sea to Sky Real Estate Ltd.
and Christine's Great Estates the real estate arm of exclusive
European auctioneers Christie's to forge a marketing relationship.
feel this way going to sell to someone in Vancouver or that we
could just rely on the Whistler market," Munster said.
was initially listed at $? million. But the Munster's soon raised
the price to $? million to include all the taxes in an effort
to simplify the process for foreign buyers.
a year on the market, the house on February 15. There was also
a backup offer over the asking price.
Ryan, of Whistler Real Estate co. (www.wrec.com), said most Realtors
thought the property was aggressively priced when listed.
thing you could say with Akasha and their marketing was patience.
They priced it and stuck with it and they were very patient. They
were on the market for a long time and their patience paid off,"