New Changes and Updates for BC to Better Navigate the Housing Market in 2024

Kim PhillipsLangley House Market, Property Investment

As of April 1st, 2024 the British Columbia government has new rules and regulations regarding Property Transfer Tax to assist with the BC housing market. Each of these new regulations will have a great impact on both the Fraser Valley real estate and the BC real estate market. This is just a quick overview, however, if you have any additional … Read More

Renting vs. Buying: Deciding Which Option is Right for You

Kim PhillipsCloverdale, First Time Home Buyers, Langley House Market, Moving Tips & Tricks, Real Estate, Surrey

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Navigating the world of real estate can feel daunting, especially when it comes to the age-old debate of renting versus buying. But when this choice impacts where you choose to live, the most important decision is your choice of realtor. Remember: you deserve a real estate agent who cares about your unique situation and understands the intricacies of Cloverdale, Langley, … Read More

Thinking of Moving to Langley, BC? Explore the Diverse Communities this City Offers!

Kim PhillipsLangley, Langley House Market, Neighbourhood Highlight

Langley, British Columbia is situated in the beautiful Fraser Valley and offers a variety of diverse and vibrant communities to suit every family and lifestyle. Boasting a unique blend of urban conveniences and a captivating natural landscape, Langley provides a range of sub-communities, each with its own distinct charm and character. In this blog post, we invite you to explore … 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

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

British Columbia Real Estate Prices Continue To Rise At The Start Of 2022

Kim PhillipsInside Fraser Valley, Langley House Market, RE/MAX, Real Estate, Surrey

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Residential real estate in British Columbia continues to prove itself as an investment goldmine amid anticipation of another “hot-market” year. While 2021 saw a lot of action in the Canadian housing market, 2022 is expected to ascend even more. Especially when it comes to the Langley real estate sector in BC. In fact, according to the RE/MAX 2022 Canadian Housing … Read More

Which Home Improvements Can You Bring to Your New Home?

Kim PhillipsHome Decor, Homeowner Hacks, Langley House Market, Lifestyle, RE/MAX, Real Estate, Tips

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No doubt about it: homes are huge investments. And we’re not just talking about the house itself. The longer you live in a home, the more money you spend on various renovations and fixes. From upgrading your space to simply maintaining it, it’s a shame to leave all that behind when you choose to move. While some of these improvements … Read More

10 Must-Ask Questions for Your Surrey-Langley Realtor

Kim PhillipsLangley House Market, Real Estate, Surrey, Tips

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Real estate transactions are significant investments, and it’s crucial to get them right from the outset. Selecting the right realtor can greatly diminish the stress associated with buying or selling a property. In the bustling real estate landscape of Surrey and Langley, finding the ideal realtor might seem daunting. You might wonder how to identify the best candidate to manage … Read More

5 Things to Know Before Buying a House

Kim PhillipsLangley House Market, Real Estate, Tips

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Has the moment arrived for you to purchase a new home? This milestone isn’t just a stride towards financial independence; it could also mean securing the home where you’ll make lifelong memories. Although it’s a thrilling chapter to embark on, it’s crucial to pause and contemplate some vital aspects of home buying. Given that this is likely one of the … Read More

Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Vancouver Real Estate

Kim PhillipsReal Estate, Inside Fraser Valley, Langley House Market, Surrey, Tips

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Are you looking to gain financial freedom by breaking the 9 to 5 corporate mold? Now more than ever, people are branching away from the standard and focusing on an independent mindset. Through the art of investing, you can increase your wealth without the tiresome workweek. So, if real estate investing is so beneficial, why isn’t everyone doing it? As … Read More