Taking Advantage of Your Home Equity~ A Home Owner's Guide

Posted on Nov 01, 2020 in Home Equity




Homeownership offers many advantages over renting including providing a stable living environment, predictable monthly payments, the ability to accumulate equity, and the freedom to make modifications. Neighbourhoods with high rates of homeownership have less crime and more civic engagement. Additionally, studies show that homeowners are happier an...

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7 Cool Ways to Repurpose Your Old Furniture

Posted on Sep 01, 2020 in Top Home Design Trends

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Are you looking for a fun project that will add some pizzazz to your home – that doesn’t require a degree in carpentry? Before you leave your old furniture on the curb with a sign that says, “free to good owner,” here are 7 creative ideas that will revitalize that furniture and leave anyone feeling handy.

1. Rustic Planter – Enhance any backyard sp...

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Multiple Offers? Strategies to Make Your Offer Stand Out

Posted on Aug 01, 2020 in Buyer Tips





Summer is traditionally a busy time for buyers and sellers. This year has been no exception—and with lower interest rates, many homebuyers are finding the competitive environment challenging. With multiple buyers competing for properties, even terrific offers are often being outbid. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make your offer m...

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Should You Update Your Home Before You List?

Posted on Jul 01, 2020 in Seller Tips




Most people have wandered through new home developments and wished their own home looked as modern and chic. Newer homes showcase the latest upgrades and decorating trends; for home sellers these homes are their competition, and it can feel daunting to list with an older floor plan and design.

While it might seem like a smart idea to simply offer a...

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Is Now a Good Time to Buy or Sell Real Estate?

Posted on May 01, 2020 in COVID-19 and Kelowna real estate




Traditionally, spring is one of the busiest times of the year for real estate. But the coronavirus outbreak—and subsequent stay-at-home orders—led many buyers and sellers to put their moving plans on hold. In April, sales volume fell to its lowest level since 1984, according to the Canadian Real Estate Association.1

However, while sales have fallen...

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5 Questions Buyers Have During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted on Apr 01, 2020 in COVID-19 and Kelowna real estate



Everyone is being affected in some manner by the outbreak of Covid-19 coronavirus. During this time, buyers will have more questions than normal about the home buying process and their ability to buy a new home. While we can’t predict what the next few weeks and months will bring, the more we can educate ourselves, the better we can help buyers nav...

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