December 9, 2018

November saw residential sales posted to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS®) drop to 459 for the Peachland to Revelstoke region, a 28% decline from the previous month and 24% fewer sales than this time last year reports the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB).


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Although short-term rentals are not currently allowed in residential zones in Kelowna, interest in allowing short-term rentals is growing. This trend has potential impacts on the local community, including reducing availability of long-term rental housing and potential...

April 10, 2018

Some the features that increase property values are obvious—like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not have realized can affect property values.

 1. The neighbors: Not every nei...

April 9, 2018

When buying a new house, it’s easy to get distracted by size and think that bigger is better. However, depending on your situation, the opposite may be true.

So how can you determine if your new home is too small, too big, or “just right?” You’ll want to consider these...

April 4, 2018

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Staying on top of the latest trends in home decor isn’t for everyone, but even for traditionalists, it can be fun to incorporate some new ideas. Here are five bathroom decor trends that are appearing in 2017.

 1. Geometric Patterns: Many homeowners are selecting bold pa...

There are so many factors that go into a home buying decision that it can make your head spin, especially if you’re in a competitive market where time is of the essence. The desire to purchase a property may cause you to look past factors that could detract from your e...

January 12, 2017

Purchasing new construction is usually more complicated and intimidating than buying a resale home. It is important with a new-home purchase that you, as a buyer hire a real estate agent to represent you in this process.

As you all noticed, there are a lot of new constr...

January 4, 2017

Are you still debating if you should buy a property this year or wait for the next one? Have a look at this snapshot of Central Okanagan Statistic. Numbers don’t lie.

Buying a piece of real estate WAS, IS and ALWAYS BE a smart way to invest your money.

Please don’t hesit...

October 27, 2016

We’ve all watched the HGTV programs that show a run-down old house transforming into a dream home. Tackling a big renovation project on an outdated property can indeed pay off big—both with the home of your dreams, and with a return on investment. If resale value is a...

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