I have listed a new property at 370 20 Street Southeast in Salmon Arm.
Lake and mountain views from this centrally located family home. All your main floor living spaces and your deck off the dining area look out to the Shuswap Lake and mountains beyond. Watch the storms roll through and the sun set over Fly Hills. Spacious living room with lots of natural light, vaulted ceilings and a wood burning fireplace. 3 bedrooms on the main floor and 2 more downstairs leave lots of room for guests and a growing family. The basement offers another family room, a rec room or games room and ample storage space to tuck things away. Sitting on roughly .32 of an acre there is enough yard space for the kids and pets, trampolines and swing sets...
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With spring almost here, many of us are considering shaking off the last throes of winter and starting the refreshing task of cleaning up the place.  Spring cleaning always seems like a great idea – and a time for renewal - until you actually get started. Then quite often it turns out to be more work than expected!

The good news is, there are proven techniques to make the job easier so you can get it done faster. Here are a few suggestions to get you going:

  • Before you start spring cleaning, make sure you have everything you need: hammer and other tools, storage boxes, tape, garbage bags, cleaning supplies, etc. Think of what you’ll need on hand, and the tools that will make each task easier. You don’t want to be wasting...
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Setting out to purchase a new property is an exciting time, and when you think about your price range, you always hope to find the ideal property within that budget, however, the housing market is hugely variable, and it rarely works out that way.

There are many circumstances in which you may have to rethink your budget, and quite often you’ll need to increase it to get the home you want.

For example, you may find that properties in the neighbourhoods you’re looking to buy in are actually selling for more than you expected. With this eventuality, you’d have to either look for a home in a different area, or see if there’s a possibility that you can increase your budget.

Another scenario that comes up frequently is changing...

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