Looking Past the Mess

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We have all been there. Walking into someone’s home either as a client or as the real estate agent and there it is….THE MESS! Rarely will an owner leave a mess behind as they are the ones eager to sell their home but when you are dealing with a tenant situation then it’s a 50%… Read more »

A Week in the Life…

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And so we meet again! The kids are in bed and I get to put my REALTOR(R) hat on once again…but first, a blog! All that searching in Kelowna’s downtown core for a condo these last few weeks led us to finalizing our decision today – I am about to prepare an offer for my client…. Read more »

Thinking About Using RRSP’s for a Down Payment?

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Did you miss this announcement? On August 12, 2015 Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced an increase to the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) withdrawal limit from $25 000 to $35,000. “The Home Buyers’ Plan has helped so many Canadian families realize their dream of home ownership,” said CREA President Pauline Aunger. “Today’s commitment to increase the… Read more »

Considering purchasing a home on native land? Read this…

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Today we will dive into Leasehold properties and explain how Leasehold works in relation to the Westbank First Nations (WFN) and buying Kelowna real estate. When purchasing property in BC, there are a few different classifications of property: Freehold and Strata are the most popular with Leasehold Property coming up shortly after. Background: In the… Read more »

To List or Not to List?

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To list or not to list?  This is the question many homeowners are asking themselves right now. “Do we wait for Spring selling season to begin?” Asked wannabe Seller number 1. “Is it too soon to put our house up for sale in January or February?” Asked wannabe Seller number 2. “It’s cold out there”,… Read more »