Moving Home with Children and Pets

We all know how stressful moving can be, with so much to think about and so much to do, but it’s how moving can impact those who are closest to us - our children and pets that we need to really be aware of.

Here’s some advice on how to make a successful family move.

Moving with Kids

These tips can make it easier for your kids to cope with the move and help make it more of a fun experience for the family.

1. Talk to your kids about the move.

The best way to prepare your kids for the move is to talk about it. Have a family meeting and explain why it’s best for the family and encourage them to talk about their feelings. Don’t wait until the last minute to talk to them as your kids will need time to digest the information...


I have sold a property at 1870 15 Avenue Southeast in Salmon Arm

I have sold a property at 1870 15 Avenue Southeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

Beautifully renovated family home only steps to Hillcrest school; the perfect location on a quiet dead end road. A spacious entry invites you into this home where the recent renovations will catch and keep your attention. Hardwood floors throughout the main floor create a continuous flow from room to room. No shortage of space in this well designed and laid out kitchen with solid wood cabinets, granite countertops and an island that will be the center of entertainment for friends and family gatherings. Cozy living area with N/G fireplace and patio doors from the dining area that open to your private, fenced back yard with a patio space with N/G hook up for BBQ,...


Springtime in the Shuswap

As winter releases its icy grip, the snow starts to melt away, revealing beneath it the lush soils that soon begin to thrive with life. Springtime is here in the Shuswap, and now we can begin to see what a wonderful place this is, and why is so good to move here.

Temperatures can still be chilly overnight here, but daytime warms up and the afternoons can be pleasantly warm, stimulating the growth of plants, flowers, trees and grasses.

And of course, it pays to be aware that bears come out of hibernation at this time, so if you go out spring hiking on the many beautiful trails, make sure you take your bear bangers!

Springtime events and things to do are abundant around the entire Shuswap region; here’s a shortlist of some of them:

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New property listed in Salmon Arm

I have listed a new property at 1760 30 Street Northeast in Salmon Arm. See details here

This 3 bed 2 bath family home is surrounded by 1.04 acres of space to do almost anything you want! The kids will run for hours, you can fence areas for the pets, make garden space for the green thumb in the family and there is lots of room to park all the vehicles and recreational toys. Pick your spot for a carriage house or maybe potential to subdivide and build your dream home? There is a detached 28'6x19' shop to tinker or park your vehicles. Also attached to the house is another single car garage with some extra storage at the back. The main floor features 2 beds and a full bath, hardwood floors through the main living area, wood burning fireplace and...

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