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It's important to get to know your realtor – here's why

When the time comes for you to buy a home, you’ll want to know that the person you entrust to help you make your decision has your best interest at heart.We spoke with a local real estate agent on the importance of getting to know your realtor, and how she helps her clients accomplish their homeownership goals.

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Royal LePage Kelowna Real Estate Report for May 2022

Myth-Busting Mortgage Pre-Qualification 4 myths that could hold you back in the home shopping phase With the market still on sizzle in the Okanagan, it is wise to pre-qualify for your mortgage before you start seriously looking for a home. Pre-qualifying can be a very empowering process that puts you in the drivers seat. However, the process ...

Royal LePage Kelowna Real Estate Report for April 2022

Stage Your Home for Spring Part 2 Bring new life to your yard and home exterior With temperatures slowly climbing, it's time to embrace spring. Tidying up your property and exterior will freshen your curb appeal and the first impression your home makes. This will help if you're planning to take advantage of the vibrant spring selling ...

Real Estate 101: 6 Terms Every Seller Should Know

Have you ever browsed a real estate website and encountered a wave of unknown real estate terms? All the unfamiliar jargon might appear confusing, especially for first-time sellers. However, brushing up on your knowledge of real estate lingo now will help you spend less time asking for clarification, and more time on what matters most: ...

Pride of Ownership

Showing Your Pride of Ownership The term “pride of ownership” can often be found when scrolling through online listings or through real estate sites. However, the definition is so obscure, leaving much curiosity about what exactly it entails. Let’s break it down. Buying a home is an incredible accomplishment that involves rigorous saving and a huge ...

Your Complete Guide to Downsizing Your Home in Canada

For those of you who no longer feel the need to own a large home, downsizing has probably crossed your mind at some point. What exactly does downsizing entail though? Typically speaking, downsizing involves selling a current home to purchase a smaller residence. It’s a popular decision for seniors, travellers, and small families. However, the ...

New Year, New Trends: 2022’s Paint Colours

For many, the new year brings a fresh perspective and eagerness for new beginnings. With promises for self-improvement and curbing bad habits made with only the best of intentions, the year begins on a high note and wishful thinking. Many of us tackle health and wellness, organization, and financial fitness, all of which are excellent ...

Royal LePage Kelowna Real Estate Report for March 2022

Stage Your Home For Spring Part 1 Inject the newness of Spring into your home's interior With March in the Okanagan come dreams of spring. And even though the weather hasn't fully cooperated yet, it's not too early to bring new life to your home. Whether you're taking advantage of the spring market or just seasonally sprucing ...

Renting Out Your Winter Cottage for the First Time: Tips and Preparations

Renting out your cottage during the winter is a great way to prevent it from collecting dust and to have another source of income. The best part is that it’s not as difficult as you might assume. All it requires is a sufficient amount of time and effort being put into it! If it’s your ...

Royal LePage Kelowna Real Estate Report for December 2021

Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab End Your Year With A Bang End well and set yourself up for a great 2022 As the final month of 2021 begins, we find ourselves thinking back over the past year. How do you qualify your year as success or failure? Traditional measurables include areas such as ...

6 Home Improvements to Tackle This Winter

Some people can feel that the winter months are generally less appealing for home improvements, however, this is not exactly the case. While it may be colder and you might not want to spend time going in and out of the house, there is actually a flurry of advantages for getting things done at home ...

Getting Acquainted With Your Home Heating Systems

The winter months in Kelowna can see fluctuations in weather, with some days reaching chilling temperatures that make you want to curl up under the covers to stay as warm as possible, especially if your furnace is not working properly. To ensure you stay warm throughout the cold season, now is the time to get ...

Royal LePage Kelowna Real Estate Report for November 2021

Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Make Winter Better At Home These helpful hacks will keep your home comfortable this winter As another Okanagan winter approaches, now is the time to be prepared. Try these simple tips and hacks to help: Gutter Better Without preventative maintenance, gutters can become a problem once the cold weather sets in. ...

5 Reasons To Get Going On Your Kitchen Renovation

If remodelling your kitchen has been on your mind for a while, but you haven’t yet executed your carefully thought out plans, now is the time to bring your vision boards to life. Cross-culturally, kitchens are the meeting place for families; It is where we gather, where we eat, and where we laugh. Being the ...

Hopping Off The Fence: Why Listing Your Home This Fall Is A Win!

With a backdrop of changing colours on trees and mountains along the skyline creating Instagram-worthy views, fall in Kelowna is in the most modest of terms, picturesque. While it is arguably the most beautiful season we see here, it always seems to be over as quickly as it begins. Before you blink and find snow ...

Royal LePage Kelowna Real Estate Report for October 2021

PROS AND CONS OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT Is real estate investment right for you? Investing Wisely for the future can help ensure financial freedom down the road. But is now a good time for you to consider investing in a property? Check out the pros and cons below for some thoughts to consider: PRO: Stable Investment Real estate is ...

Royal LePage Kelowna Real Estate Report for September 2021

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME FEEL BIGGER These tips will maximise your space and open up your home Sometimes our home can feel like the walls are closing in or we are living in a shoebox. How do we maximize our space without having to add and extension? The answer may lie in your décor, design and ...

Central Okanagan Real Estate Market Report | Q1 Jan 1st to April 30th 2021

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Central Okanagan Real Estate Market Report | Q1 Jan 1st to April 30th 2021

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