Even during the warmest seasons and under ideal circumstances, moving home is a massive undertaking. And if your time line happens to coincide with those colder seasons of the year, cold temperatures and unpredictable weather can easily cause things to go sideways at the wrong time. Sometimes, the only way to forward is to be as prepared as you can be, so here are some tips to help you prepare for a successful move during the winter.

Seek Help

Moving all of your furniture and belongings during the winter won’t be easy; you’re going to need some help, whether its friends and family or a moving service.

If you’re only moving around the corner with a few items, a few friends and family will probably do the trick, but if you are...

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The nice thing about the Shuswap region and Salmon Arm, well known for its beautiful, lush setting amidst mountains, lakes and valleys, highlighted by magnificent Shuswap Lake, and rich in culture and arts and our diversified economy includes forestry, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and commerce, is the simple fact that the climate is moderate and has four distinct seasons.

This setting continues to attract and maintain a stable, happy, productive workforce and is attractive for retirement and semi-retirement, as well as those looking to move away from the hustle and bustle of BC’s bigger cities. Relative to many Canadian centres, the costs of housing, industrial land, business services and infrastructure can be somewhat lower.

In...

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Hillside Terrace is a new 15-unit townhome complex that will check all the boxes and leave you with nothing to do but move in.  Fully finished including appliances and window coverings.

 

The entry level will have a 39'9 deep garage for your vehicles, boat, quads, sleds or other toys.  Maybe this is a space for a workshop/office? The main level consists of an open floor plan, shaker style cabinets, quartz countertops, an 8ft island for entertaining and if it’s an end-unit a N/G fireplace.

And, by pre-purchasing you will be able to choose certain colors as well as your desired city and mountain views.

All units have 3 bathrooms, vinyl plank flooring throughout, and forced air heat/A/C.  The upper floor has either 3 bedrooms,...

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The Shuswap and its Communities

The Shuswap is the region around Shuswap Lake in the South-Central interior of British Columbia, and is at the heart of Shuswap Country. The area is well-known for its recreational lakeshore communities, and Salmon Arm is the administrative capital of the region.

The name 'Shuswap' derives from the Secwepemc First Nations people, who are the most northern of the Interior Salish peoples. Their territory includes the Shuswap and surrounding areas.

The Shuswap is well-known for its busy lakeside communities and activities. From mid-Spring and into the fall, the region thrives with vacation activity, attracting visitors for its camping, boating, hiking, horse events, festivals, and more. Anyone...

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Why buy real estate in the Shuswap?

If you’re interested in making a move to the BC interior, check out Salmon Arm and the Shuswap to see what this community has to offer.

Salmon Arm is frequently mentioned as one of the best places to live n BC, and in Canada as a whole; the city and its surrounding communities have grown and developed over the past few years into a thriving lakeside community, and for those who no longer need to go into the office to work, the Shuswap offers plenty of opportunity for home office locations set in a beautiful rural environment.

Here a just a few good reasons why a move to the Shuswap might work for you:

Outdoor adventure on your doorstep

No matter the time of year, there is always something to do in and...

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