Wildfire Risk Reduction

So you’ve just purchased your new home in the Shuswap in time for the summer, and you’re excited to get out on the lake, do some hiking, and take in the festivals and fairs that give our region so much character and colour. But then you start to hear about wildfires. The last thing you want is for your new property to be affected, but there are some things you can do.

Wildfires are a serious threat to homes and properties, posing a significant risk to both lives and structures. Implementing effective wildfire risk reduction measures is crucial in safeguarding your property and loved ones from the devastating impacts of fires.

One of the key components of wildfire risk reduction is proper vegetation management. Maintaining a defensible space around...

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Driveways with plenty of garage space welcome you at Hillside Terrace, where 1567 sq/ft of tastefully designed living space awaits.

**DEVELOPER WILL PAY THE FULL GST ON UNIT #12! THAT IS $27,495 in SAVINGS!**

The open concept main level features plank flooring throughout, and contains the living room, dining area, powder room, and kitchen with shaker-style cabinets, quartz counters, and an 8’ seat-at island with a spot for your beverage fridge.

Priced at $549,900  |  View Now!

This level has a view out the front and walks out to your backyard which is privately fenced and includes artificial turf, patio space, and a small garden area to use as you wish; perhaps for vege’s, flowers, or shrubs (low-maintenance yards keep the...

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New property listed in Salmon Arm

I have listed a new property at 5 441 20 Street Northeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

Centrally located 2 bed 2.5 bath townhome in Park Ridge. Level entry with a finished walkout basement with all your living including primary bedroom and laundry conveniently placed on your main floor. Bright open floorplan with lots of windows, skylights and natural light. Spacious living areas with natural gas fireplace and patio door to your mountain view deck off the back. Finishing off the main floor is your primary bedroom with walk in closet and 4 piece ensuite bath. The walkout basement offers another living room or rec room, a large second bedroom and 4 piece bath. The back features a large storage area and a bonus room that could be used for whatever...

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I have sold a property at 3111 30 Street Northeast in Salmon Arm

I have sold a property at 3111 30 Street Northeast in Salmon Arm on Jun 20, 2024. See details here

A private .34 acre lot surrounds this family home in North Broadview. The spacious kitchen will be the gathering space for family and friends. Lots of cupboard and drawer space, Corian counters, a large island for entertaining and a pantry for some extra space. With a front living room and a family room with N/G fireplace off the dining area, there is lots of room for everyone to relax. Through the family room the primary and 2 spare bedrooms along with a renovated main floor bath with soaker tub, lighted mirror and heated towel rack finish off the main floor. Just off the dining area you walk out to your private, covered backyard view deck, plumbed...

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I have sold a property at 7100 50 Street Northeast in Salmon Arm

I have sold a property at 7100 50 Street Northeast in Salmon Arm on Jun 12, 2024. See details here

Renovated from top to bottom, inside and out, there is nothing here to do but move in and enjoy this cute, comfortable home in Canoe. Curb appeal and charm from the minute you drive up. Lots of parking out front including a single car carport that opens into your backyard. As you move inside there is a perfect entry to put the coats and boots and store your things. From there you step right into your beautiful kitchen. Well laid out, ample counter, cupboard and drawer space, a pantry and island with eating bar. Patio doors off your living room will lead you to your private back yard space with a covered deck that spans the width of the house and...

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Stay or Move? 5 Questions to Help You Decide

It can be tough to make the decision to sell. In fact, for many homeowners, it can be overwhelming. If you’re considering making a move and struggling with the decision, here are five helpful questions to ask yourself:

1. What is your practical reason for selling?

This question refers to what you’ll get by moving to a new home. The reasons could include a bigger backyard, a shorter commute to work, an extra bedroom, a more desirable neighbourhood, etc. Maybe bullet point what you’ll gain against what you’d lose by moving home.

2. What are your emotional reasons for selling?

This question refers to how you’ll feel about living in a new home. For example, you might feel safer, less cramped, less worried about your kids because the local schools are...

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I have sold a property at 2650 1 Avenue Northeast in Salmon Arm

I have sold a property at 2650 1 Avenue Northeast in Salmon Arm on Jun 7, 2024. See details here

Character and charm are the words used to best describe this immaculate home located in Sherwood forest. You can see the pride of ownership and attention to detail as you drive up to this beautiful spot. If you have things to park, this is the place! Detached 2 car garage, single car carport and loads of extra parking for all your toys. Inside is where your love will grow. Beautiful, modern eat in kitchen with solid surface counters, ample cupboard space and stainless appliances all the perfect fit for the chef in the family. Hardwood floors seamlessly tie rooms together as you move to the living and dining areas, with just the right amount of space...

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How to get a better interest rate for your mortgage

When it comes to buying a home, one of the most important factors to consider is the interest rate on your mortgage. Getting the best interest rate can save you thousands of dollars over the life of your loan. Here are some tips to help you secure the best rate:

  1. Improve your credit score: Lenders use your credit score to determine your interest rate. A higher score usually results in a lower rate, so make sure to pay your bills on time and keep your credit utilization low.

  2. Decrease debt-to-income: A simple way to get a better mortgage rate is to decrease your debt-service ratio. Canadian lenders use this to assess your risk level. You can do this by paying larger amounts on your debts, or by raising your household income.

  3. Increase your income stability...

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New property listed in Salmon Arm

I have listed a new property at 3111 30 Street Northeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

A private .34 acre lot surrounds this family home in North Broadview. The spacious kitchen will be the gathering space for family and friends. Lots of cupboard and drawer space, Corian counters, a large island for entertaining and a pantry for some extra space. With a front living room and a family room with N/G fireplace off the dining area, there is lots of room for everyone to relax. Through the family room the primary and 2 spare bedrooms along with a renovated main floor bath with soaker tub, lighted mirror and heated towel rack finish off the main floor. Just off the dining area you walk out to your private, covered backyard view deck, plumbed with...

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I have sold a property at 158 2500 Highway 97B Other Southeast in Salmon Arm

I have sold a property at 158 2500 Highway 97B Other Southeast in Salmon Arm on Jun 3, 2024. See details here

Spacious 3 bed 2 bath home in Countryside MHP. A rare find for both size and location in the park backing on to a private acreage with no neighbours behind you. 1440 square feet of living space should be enough room for the whole family. As you drive up you will notice a single car garage space that could be used for vehicles, toys, or just some storage. Through the garage is a deck with roll shutters that opens up to your private back yard space. You enter this home just off your kitchen where your laundry will be just on your left. Through the kitchen is your dining area which wraps to you first of 2 living spaces with a natural gas...

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