Where are the buyers coming from?

Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board has recently released their statistics for June and they also have released the results from their survey indicating where the buyers are from.  Take a look!

Property Type:
29.3% of purchases were by Move-Up Buyers
22.8% by First Time Buyers
16.8% moving from Single Family Home to Strata Unit
7.6% purchasing Recreation Property
6.0% buying Revenue/Investment Property
5.4% moving from Strata property to Single Family Home
4.3% moving into Retirement Home/Seniors Community

Buyer Type (Family Dynamic):
31.8% Two parent family/children
20.8% Couple without children
16.7% Empty Nesters/Retired
13.5% Single Female
13.0% Single Male
4.2% Single Parent with children

Moving From:
55.4% from Within OMREB Board Area
13.0% from Alberta
12.4% from Lower Mainland/Vancouver Island (up from 7.7% in May) *
10.4% from Other Areas in BC
3.6% from Saskatchewan/Manitoba (up from 0.9% in May) *
3.1% from Outside Canada (1.4% in May)
2.1% from Eastern Canada/Maritimes
0% from NWT/Yukon (10th month reported)