6 Areas of Your Kitchen to Clean After Moving In

Kim PhillipsHomeowner Hacks, Lifestyle, Tips

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It’s official! You’ve just signed the paperwork on your new home and are getting ready to move in. While our team of local realtors can streamline this process in many ways, there are some tasks that are left up to the new homeowners. But don’t worry – we’ll provide you with the tools to give you the guidance you deserve. … Read More

To Build or Buy: The Big Real Estate Question in 2022

Kim PhillipsCloverdale, Langley House Market, Property Investment, Real Estate, Surrey, Tips

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Are you ready to call a new place home? While this is an incredibly exciting and worthwhile venture, we know the “what ifs” of house hunting can tack on a lot of stress. One question many soon-to-be-homeowners wonder is if they should buy a house or build one. Since both options come with several factors to consider, it’s important to … Read More

Navigating the Changing Real Estate Market in the Fraser Valley

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

“After a strong first quarter, BC markets are now adjusting to a much different interest rate environment,” said BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson. “With mortgage rates surpassing 4 per cent for the first time in over a decade, the housing market over the next two years may have very little resemblance to the housing market of the past year.” It’s … Read More

How to Renovate a Bedroom Into Your Dream Primary Suite

Kim PhillipsHomeowner Hacks, Inside Fraser Valley, Lifestyle, Real Estate, Tips

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Do you want a perfectly crafted, completely customized oasis at the core of your home? Do you dream of having a spa-retreat to escape to after a long day of enduring the hustle and bustle of modern living? All can be yours with a thoughtfully planned renovation to your primary bedroom. As top Cloverdale realtors, we’re no strangers to luxury … Read More

Neighbourhood Highlight: Clayton Heights in Surrey, BC

Kim PhillipsCommunity

Thinking of upsizing to a detached home for your family? You may want to consider Clayton Heights in Surrey, BC. Nestled between Cloverdale and Langley, Clayton Heights is a family-oriented and pedestrian friendly community. Clayton Heights has quick access to shopping, excellent schools, parks, recreation and more.  Great Parks & Recreation For Active Families The many side streets of the … Read More

Preparing The Exterior of Your Home for Sale This Spring

Kim PhillipsHomeowner Hacks

Spring Is On it’s Way After a long winter, it is motivating to see hints of spring weather coming our way. Perhaps you’ve been considering listing your Langley, Cloverdale or South Surrey home in the coming months. Before even beginning the process of listing your home, there are several things you can do to make your property more appealing to … Read More

Neighbourhood Highlight: Walnut Grove in Langley, BC

Kim PhillipsNeighbourhood Highlight

Considering making the move to Langley, BC? There are many great family-oriented neighbourhoods that you may want to consider. As experienced Langley realtors, we can say definitively that Walnut Grove is one of our favourite areas in Langley. Walnut Grove is a vibrant, friendly residential neighbourhood. With a growing area of restaurants, breweries, shopping and excellent parks, there is so … Read More

Thinking of Buying an Investment Property? Here are 5 Things to Consider.

Kim PhillipsProperty Investment, Langley House Market, Real Estate, Surrey, Tips

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It’s no secret that buying an investment property can be a wise financial decision. When done right, you can expect a strong return across multiple revenue streams. From passive income to tax breaks and equity gains, property investment can lead to substantial financial gains. With that said, a return on investment is not guaranteed and like any financial endeavour, it … Read More