Real Estate Blog

Here Are the Best Ways to Navigate Buying a Home During Retirement

Posted on Aug 01, 2021 in Homeowner Tips

Moving for or during retirement may not be your ideal life plan. However, there are many benefits to downsizing, moving closer to family, or getting out from under an expensive mortgage. Finding the right home for your golden years may not be as challenging as you think. Realty team Jared Franczak & Associates offers some of the best ways to naviga...

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Local Real Estate Market Still A Hot Sellers-Market

Posted on Jul 05, 2021 in Market Statistics

Residential real estate sales across the region from Revelstoke to Eastgate Manning Park and into the South Peace River region still hot sellers market after record setting months, reports the Association of Interior REALTORS®.

Residential sales for the month of June for the entire Association region totalled 1,381, down from May’s 1,482 sales. The...

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Indoor and Outdoor Home Maintenance: Getting Your Home Summer Ready

Posted on Jun 24, 2021 in Homeowner Tips

Summer has officially arrived in the Okanagan Valley and it is hot! But before you head to the beach, you may want to give your home a once over to make sure it’s ready for the summer months ahead. To help you prepare, we have made a list with 10 tasks you don’t want to miss out on. Here is your guide to completing indoor and outdoor home maintenan...

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Healthier Local Real Estate Market On The Horizon

Posted on Jun 04, 2021 in Market Statistics

Residential real estate sales across the region from Revelstoke to Eastgate Manning Park and into the South Peace River region is showing signs of calming after months of record highs, reports the Association of Interior REALTORS®.

Residential sales for the month of May for the entire Association region totalled 1,482, down from April’s 1,719 sales...

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Selling Your Home: Getting Ready for Photography  

Posted on May 31, 2021

Kitchen 

  • Small Appliances - relocate any small appliances that sit on the kitchen counters into cabinets for the photos
  • Fridge  - remove all items from top of fridge and face of fridge (magnets, bills, photos, etc.)
  • Stove top - Clean and shiny!
  • Sink - empty (this includes dish racks
  • Towels/Cloths/Cleaning supplies - ensure none are visible
  • Fresh Flowers or...

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Local Real Estate Market Still Strong Despite Supply Drought

Posted on May 07, 2021

Residential sales for the month of April for the entire Association region totalled 1,719 sales. The same area
also saw a significant percentage increase compared to the same period last year, however that increase is in
direct relation to the quarantine experienced throughout the month of April 2020 and not a true reflection of
accurate market change...

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