1 10, 2021

Fall Prepping – Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

By |2021-01-06T16:51:41-08:00October 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Fall Prepping – Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Before the weather grows colder it's important to prepare for the winter months to prevent costly damage. Below are the fall preventative home maintenance steps that every homeowner should follow. Gutters and Downspouts Clean gutters and downspouts frequently throughout fall to prevent build up of leaves and other debris. Neglected gutters can lead to wood [...]

1 09, 2021

Does Back to School Really Mean the End of the Real Estate Buying Season?

By |2021-01-06T16:50:18-08:00September 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Does Back to School Really Mean the End of the Real Estate Buying Season?

Great neighborhoods and Good schools As families gear up to send the kids back to school, they’re busier than ever. Maybe you have relocated to the Shuswap over the summer, in which case WELCOME! Or maybe your family is growing, and you are looking into moving to find the right home, in the right location, [...]

1 08, 2021

How to Keep Your House Cool During a Heat Wave

By |2021-01-06T16:47:26-08:00August 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on How to Keep Your House Cool During a Heat Wave

How to Keep Your House Cool During a Heat Wave If the summer heat is turning your house into an oven and causing the air conditioning bill to go through the roof, here are a few quick and affordable tips to help you keep cool and save energy. Close Blinds and Curtains • Inexpensive mini [...]

1 06, 2021

CREATE A WILDFIRE ACTION PLAN

By |2021-01-06T16:43:49-08:00June 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on CREATE A WILDFIRE ACTION PLAN

CREATE A WILDFIRE ACTION PLAN Your Wildfire Action Plan must be prepared, and familiar to all members of your household well in advance of a wildfire. Use the checklist below to help create your plan. Each family’s plan will be different, depending on a variety of issues, needs, and situations. YOUR WILDFIRE ACTION PLAN CHECKLIST [...]

1 04, 2021

New Build vs. Renovation

By |2021-01-06T16:38:56-08:00April 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on New Build vs. Renovation

Is it better to buy a move-in-ready home, build new, or to buy a place with “potential” and renovate it? This is a question I’m often asked by clients – and it’s one I have asked myself when I was shopping for my own house. For this blog, I am going to focus on building [...]

1 03, 2021

Spring Cleaning: Your March Home Checklist

By |2021-01-06T16:35:49-08:00March 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Spring Cleaning: Your March Home Checklist

The first official day of spring is March 20. There still may be snow on the ground this year but, you can rest assured that nicer weather is on its way!  It feels almost like a biological imperative. The sun takes a little longer in its descent below the horizon and the chill [...]

1 02, 2021

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.” ― Albert Einstein

By |2021-01-06T16:32:57-08:00February 1st, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on “Out of clutter, find simplicity.” ― Albert Einstein

With Spring fast approaching I am taking some much needed time to clear out our storage room clutter...and so the purging begins! For many this can be a very emotional process. However, once you've actually taken the time to reflect and ask yourself why have I kept this? Does it really spark joy for me?  [...]

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