Canada Day 2020

Kim PhillipsCommunity, Events, Inside Fraser Valley, Reiko

Canada Day will look a bit different this year, as restrictions remain in place in B.C. to flatten the province’s COVID-19 curve. That doesn’t mean don’t celebrate – put on your favourite red T-shirt, grab a flag, and check out this selection of safe events!   Surrey Canada Day: Surrey’s free, online celebration will be hosted and celebrated by Canadian … Read More

Mortgage Qualifying changes for July 1

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

COVD-19 has impacted people in so many ways and has brought uncertainty for our community, but amongst all of this, the housing market activity picks up in the Fraser Valley. In May Fraser Valley listings and property sales started to bounce back as Realtors helped their clients get adjusted to the new normal. The changes that were announced this past week … Read More

Home Organization 101

Kim PhillipsLifestyle, Tips

I wouldn’t call myself the “Queen of Clean” but I’m your typical A-Type personality who loves everything to be organized and have a system. And now that spring has sprung we and we find ourselves spending more time at home I thought I would share some of my top home organization tips! First off, start small.   Don’t look around at … Read More

Resources for Homeschooling your kids during Covid-19

Kim PhillipsCommunity, Lifestyle

If you caught our Instagram Live recently with Mrs. Warner (a Grade 3 surrey school teacher) then you know she has a passion for teaching, It undeniable! She was generous enough to share some of her go-to resources for “out of the box” learning opportunities. If you’re looking for some fun ways to get in some learning time then give … Read More

Gift Ideas for Mothers Day 2020

Kim PhillipsLifestyle, Reiko

Mother’s day is just around the corner – We want to show our Moms we love them, but many of us not able to spend quality time with them. So here are my top 8 gift ideas for Mom’s special day.   Bath & Body Products So’Luxury, Midnight Paloma, K’Pure are my go-to’s. These are all available at The Heart. … Read More

DIY Projects That Will Add Value To Your Home

Kim PhillipsLifestyle

DIY projects during COVID19 have become very popular over the last few weeks.  All the little projects you wish you had time for are actually getting done!  The question is… will these projects actually add value to your home when it comes time to sell? We’ll break it down for you, starting with… PAINT! Do you have any bright purple, … Read More

At Home Learning for Kids of All Ages

Kim PhillipsLifestyle

With an indefinite break from school and childcare, here’s an amazing and exhaustive list of activities, games, zoo tours and academic programs that your kids (and you!) might enjoy during these challenging times.   ✅The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/ ✅Tour Yellowstone National Park! https://www.nps.gov/…/lea…/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm ✅Explore the … Read More

Preparing Your Home to Sell

Kim PhillipsReal Estate, Tips

When you’ve decided to sell your home, each second that passes seems to bring another item to add to your already lengthy to-do list. On top of quick changes between being a home buyer and home seller, you spend hours sorting through article after article explaining how you can quickly sell your home for top dollar, in an unrealistic time … Read More

Langley Christmas Bureau

Kim PhillipsCommunity

As we approach the Christmas season, we can’t help but think about the families who struggles to put food on the table. No one should not be able to enjoy a wonderful Christmas dinner. In giving back, we wanted to do something different this year. We are going to be sponsoring two families through the Langley Christmas Bureau. We are … Read More

Clean your home on a Schedule

Kim PhillipsTips

We are one month into back to school time and so many of us are so busy – working, driving to activities, taking care of children, making it to social engagements, and spending time with our families. There is a lot to do! It can be hard to get everything done, especially cleaning your home. And no home can be … Read More