5 Inspiring Home Design Trends

Posted on Feb 01, 2021



We’ve all spent a lot more time at home over the past year. And for many of us, our homes have become our office, our classroom, our gym—and most importantly, our safe haven during times of uncertainty. So it’s no surprise to see that design trends for 2021 revolve around soothing colour palettes, cozy character, and quiet retreats.
 

Even if you don...

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Multiple Offers? Strategies to Make Your Offer Stand Out

Posted on Jan 01, 2021 in Buyer Tips




One of the many surprises 2020 brought us included the increased desire to move into spaces that make sense for people. Covid meant that more people than ever are working from home; many parents have also become teachers and they're not the only ones who need a dedicated work space. Kids are also needing more space to learn, more yard to play in...

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7 Cool Ways to Repurpose Your Old Furniture

Posted on Dec 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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Taking Advantage of Your Home Equity

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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Should You Update Your Home Before You List?

Posted on Oct 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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