Meet Nick Hill, Property Manager in Whistler and Squamish

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Nick Hill developed an interest which grew to a passion over 30 years ago as an owner of personal rental property in the sea to sky corridor. 30 years later, personal interests extend beyond the corridor and include both residential and commercial properties.

Nick has been a property manager for over 20 years with extensive market knowledge in the sea to sky corridor. He has extensive knowledge and expertise in both short term seasonal rentals and long term leasing.   Nick graduated and holds a license from the Sauder School of business Property Management Program at UBC. Nick is well versed in all aspects of property management including residential tenancy law, property care, negotiations, marketing and owner/tenant relations.

Nick understands the importance of client care and developing strong relations through effective and timely communication.

For more information, please contact:

Nick Hill
Property Manager
Macdonald Commercial
Tel: (604) 935-2785

Our Certified Negotiation Experts in Whistler

These REALTORS® from our Whistler office have completed extra training in negotiation tactics to become Certified Negotiation Experts, earning the CNE® designation.

Think about it – Savvy negotiation skills help both parties in a real estate transaction. REALTORS® keep deals on track. Macdonald Realty is committed to providing our agents with industry leading negotiation training, thereby putting them in the best position to provide protection for our clients during a negotiation.

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See more about these amazing real estate professionals by clicking their name to see their profile and contact information:

Carolyn Hill
Shauna O’Callaghan


About Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®) designation:
Offered by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI), the CNE® course applies up-to-date research in negotiation dynamics to the real estate sales process.  It provides agents with tangible tools and insights to achieve better outcomes for their clients during negotiations. Canadian Director of the RENI says, “I would like to congratulate Macdonald Realty on being the only brokerage in Canada to have successfully certified over 300 of their real estate professionals in this critical area of expertise.  Their commitment to a higher level of service excellence proves that they are leaders in the real estate industry.”

Selling a Home in Whistler

Selling a home can be a difficult task for even the most seasoned of sellers. There is so much that goes into the process of placing a property on the housing market. First, the owner needs to get the home in condition to present it to potential buyers. From there, taking proper pictures that display your residence in its best light is a must. These are the images that are going to grab the attention of those that are searching online through all the homes available for sale. Unfortunately, even the best pictures don’t ensure that your property will be seen. After all, you are competing with your neighbours for the attention of a select few buyers.

As with any competition, it is important to find an edge. This is where an experienced REALTOR® can be your ace in the hole. With an extensive list of interested buyers, as well as the knowhow to market your listing to a greater audience, real estate agents make it their mission to get the most money for your property. When you have a team of skilled agents on your side, the competition gets left in the dust!

I would be happy to sit down with you and explain the home selling process and all that I can offer to maximize the exposure of your home to potential buyers.

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Buying a Home in Whistler

Buying a home is both an exciting and scary venture. With the status of homeowner comes the costs of maintaining the property you are now tied to. If you are going to take on a lot of added responsibility it is your right to be selective when choosing a home. While your search may start out with enthusiasm, it can quickly grow tiresome as their are so many listings to browse.

Our question would be: why do all of the work when there is someone willing to help? The process goes a lot smoother with more that one set of eyes scouring the housing market for your perfect property. This is where our team truly shines, as we make it our duty to get our clients the keys to their ideal home! Simply tell us what you are looking for and we will go to work searching through our database of available homes. From there, we will give you a list  that most accurately match your requirements. With a list that is narrowed down to a handful of properties, your decision will be much more manageable.

Whether you are a first time buyer, or it has just been a few years since you’ve last bought a home, the process of buying a home can seem like a bit of a mystery.  I would be happy to sit down with you to walk you through the home buying process and the key milestones we will hit along the way.

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Real Estate in Whistler

Whether you are buying or selling real estate, it is important to know the state of the local housing market. This way, each side knows where the advantages lie. For sellers, the market is at its best when there are fewer homes up for grabs. Less competition makes for an easier time getting your property viewed by the right individuals. On the flip-side, buyers will find top deals when there is a saturation of listings. When sellers are competing for your business, you end up the winner!

The housing market can give us a list of relevant information, such as: the number of homes for sale, the average selling price for real estate in the area, and the amount of homes sold during a specific period of time. With this data, both buyers and sellers can formulate a strategy on when to make a move. Perhaps more homes are sold during the summer. Maybe the average cost is lowest at the beginning of the year. Whatever the housing market shows, it is important to take the information into consideration.