I have sold a property at 2181 Lakeview Drive in Sorrento

I have sold a property at 2181 Lakeview Drive in Sorrento. See details here

A private .4 acre lot surrounds this extensively renovated home located in Cedar Heights in Blind Bay. This truly is a must see to appreciate the time, care and attention to detail that has gone into this home. Spectacular West facing views of Shuswap Lake, Copper Island and the mountains beyond. 3 bedrooms on the main floor with all of your living spaces looking out over the Shuswap Lake. Freely flow through the main floor, from your large living room with natural gas fireplace, to the separate dining area and into your renovated kitchen with maple cabinets, updated appliances, island for prepping all finished off with granite countertops. 2 exits from the dining area...


Staying Positive in Today's Market

Positive Buyer Strategies for a Tough Market

With the way the housing market is at present, it’s tough for buyers to compete and even harder to stay positive, and things may seem especially hopeless for first-time homebuyers; they have no previous home on which to draw equity, and they can also be dealing with sky-high rent and high student debt balances, making it extremely difficult to save for a down payment.

Buying a home is always emotional, and having to deal with disappointment and uncertainty just adds to the stress levels. So how can buyers stay positive in a market like this? We’ve put together a few tips on how buyers can make smart decisions, and move in the right direction towards finding their new home.

1) Mortgage ...


New property listed in Salmon Arm

I have listed a new property at 301 1391 10 Avenue Northeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

Unobstructed Southwest views of town and the mountains surrounding Salmon Arm. From the minute you walk through the front door it will feel like home. You will immediately notice the 9 ft ceilings and the light and the views over town from the windows. Bright remodeled kitchen with lots of cupboard and storage space, pantry, stainless appliances, quartz counters and an island for gathering. From there you move to a dining room large enough to hold any dinner party and a spacious living room with a fireplace for ambiance. Finishing off this space is a cozy den or office; a great place to think, create or just relax. Off the dining area is your covered...


Should your Home be in “Move-In” Condition when you Sell?

Imagine you’re shopping for a car. You find one that’s a suitable model, a recent year, and hasn’t been driven a lot. The price is right, too.

But, there’s a caveat.

The paint is worn off in several places. The driver’s seat upholstery is torn and requires repair. And, the tires needed to be replaced… a long time ago.

Would you still buy it? You might. However, unless you enjoy fixing up cars, you’d probably hesitate to make the purchase.

After all, in addition to seeing the car itself, you’re noticing the work that needs to be done to fix it.

The same holds true when selling your home.

The more “move-in” ready you make the property the more likely buyers are to become interested in...


New property listed in Salmon Arm

I have listed a new property at 1701 9 Street Southeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

Tucked off the road and nestled among the trees you will find this private 1.24 acres. Lake, mountain and city views from almost every corner of this home and property leave you with no shortage of spots to relax. There is something for everyone outside with a fully landscaped backyard for the kids and pets, garden spaces for the greenthumb, hot tub patio area and natural spots to explore and create. This home is charming and full of character. A large entrance with vaulted ceilings and skylights greets you as you enter. The main floor has an abundance of rooms to enjoy: a spacious and functional kitchen with a large island where everyone can gather. On one...


I have sold a property at 2930 6 Avenue Southeast in Salmon Arm

I have sold a property at 2930 6 Avenue Southeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

Well maintained 4 bedroom 2 bathroom home on 0.22 acre lot. 3 bedrooms on the main floor, 1 more in the basement with a possibility of a 5th. Spacious main floor living areas with a cozy fireplace and access to a covered, private backyard deck off the dining area. Updated flooring, paint and trim give a fresh look to the spaces. The basement has a large rec room for the family to migrate to, an office or den that could be another bedroom and a full bathroom. Finishing off the basement is the laundry room and a storage room for the extra things we all want to hide. Flat, fully fenced back yard for the kids and pets to run. Garden boxes ready for the green thumb,...


I have sold a property at 450 6 Street Southeast in Salmon Arm

I have sold a property at 450 6 Street Southeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

Charming home with loads of character located a short walk to downtown shopping, restaurants and entertainment. This 2 bed 2 bath home has had a lot of updates over the years to modernize the space but preserve some history. The covered front porch will welcome guests and provide a great spot to sit and watch the sun set over Fly Hills. Once inside the hardwood floors create a nice flow between rooms. On the right is your spare bedroom or work from home office space and a tiled, updated main bath. The master bedroom has its own en suite with a claw foot tub and built in closet organizers for a great use of space. At the back of the house will be your dining room...

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