About the Creston Valley
Welcome to the beautiful Creston Valley, located in the heart of the Kootenay’s. RE/MAX Discovery Real Estate is your link to a new quality of life and community, with diverse recreational and cultural opportunities. As the longest operating franchise in Creston, serving Creston and area for over 28 years, our real estate professionals use their expert knowledge of the real estate market to bring buyers and sellers together. We provide complete MLS® information for every type of property; Residential, Lot & Acreages, Recreational and Commercial, servicing the area from Kootenay Lake to Yahk and Kingsgate. Customer satisfaction is our first priority.
When Buying or Selling a home or property you engage in one of the most complex transactions you may ever undertake. Importantly, the first step involves deciding how you will approach your home search or sale and deciding who you will work with throughout this process. The value of having an experienced negotiator handling your real estate needs with professionalism and confidentiality in today’s complex real estate market is one of the many benefits of working with a RE/MAX realtor. Contact Us today. Discover the RE/MAX difference!
The Creston Valley is a growing community, both literally and figuratively. The most recent census shows that the town of Creston has grown to 5,306 residents. The service area for Creston holds a population of approximately 16,000 people, serving residents from Yahk to Riondel. This is a perfect location for lifestyle-oriented entrepreneurs.
Our wide-open valley, fabulous climate, mountains, rivers, lakes, friendly and down-to-earth people, and relaxed pace contribute to our unparalleled quality of life. Take advantage of the abundant opportunities in value-added agriculture, arts and recreation, ecotourism, agri-tourism, specialty retail, and seniors’ services, to name just a few. Come live it today!
We’re all working together to help make the Creston Valley a vibrant, exciting place to live and do business. Economic development and Tourism are joint partner functions between the Regional District of Central Kootenay Areas B and C, the Town of Creston and the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce.
- Columbia Basin RDI Community Profile: Creston BC (PDF)
- Creston Valley Tourism
- Creston Valley Travel Guide
- Regional District of Central Kootenay
- School District Information
- Medical Services
Fibre Optic in the Creston Valley
The Creston Valley was one of the first communities in the Kootenays to be chosen for the installation of a fibre optic cable system. It is a major technological advancement and economic opportunity for all of the Creston Valley. Fibre optic technology provides residents with access to the fastest Internet infrastructure available and internet speeds up to 150Mbps. The increased technology and communication quality provides business with a greater ability to support their customers and spurs opportunities for growth within the valley.
Creston is located on Highway 3 in the central Kootenay of S.E. British Columbia, near the south end of beautiful Kootenay Lake. The unique Kootenay Lake Ferry and beautiful free ferry ride, connects east and west shore communities, via Hwy 3A. Located approximately one hour west of Cranbrook and one and a half hours east of Nelson, Castlegar and Trail, via Hwy. 3, air travel is accessed through Cranbrook International Airport to the east and Trail or Castlegar Airports to the west. The Creston Valley Regional Airport provides services for emergencies and recreational aviators. The Spokane International Airport is in the state of Washington, approximately three hours to the southwest of Creston.
Buying or selling a home is likely the largest and most important transaction you’ll ever make. That’s why so many trust RE/MAX: the most widely recognized real estate brand in the world. For more than 20 years, RE/MAX has been the leading real estate organization in Canada. By providing the best training, administrative and marketing support, brokers and agents are free to focus on what they do best: sell real estate.
Our experienced and knowledgeable agents are the reason RE/MAX is consistently ranked number one in several markets across Canada. We provide our agents with exclusive tools and training to ensure they have the skills they need to effectively guide you through the real estate process. In fact, Canadian RE/MAX agents averaged twice as many transactions as its competitors. (based on 2015 closed transactions source: CREA, RE/MAX) and have more specialized designations than any others, making them Canada’s most productive agents.
At the heart of RE/MAX is a deep commitment to the communities we operate in. That’s why we developed our exclusive Miracle Home Program, which allows RE/MAX agents to directly donate a portion of their home sales toward quality healthcare for children. RE/MAX agents also contribute millions of dollars to the Children’s Miracle Network through various cause-marketing programs each year.