Understanding the New BC Tenancy Rules Effective July 18, 2024

Kim PhillipsProperty Investment, RE/MAX, rentals, Tips

At Phillips & Munro Real Estate, our goal is to ensure that buyers and sellers are aware of the new rules regarding tenant-occupied properties. The Provincial Government of British Columbia has announced some significant changes to the Residential Tenancy Act, effective on Thursday, July 18, 2024. These changes aim to prevent landlords from unfairly evicting tenants in bad faith. As … Read More

Navigating the New Changes in Capital Gains Tax and Flipping Homes in Canada

Kim PhillipsProperty Investment, RE/MAX, Real Estate, Tips

With recent changes to capital gains tax legislation, Canadian real estate investors, especially those who consider themselves “home flippers,” should stay informed about how these updates could impact their financial strategies.  At Phillips and Munro Real Estate Team, we’re always committed to guiding our clients through the ever-evolving real estate landscape. We will explore the latest capital gains tax law … Read More

Check Out This New Giveaway From RE/MAX Canada!

Kim PhillipsRE/MAX

List your home and roam! You can enter to win over $40k towards a getaway when you list your home with a RE/MAX Agent. Prizes Include: 6 x Airbnb Gift Cards worth $5000 each 10 x Visa Gift Cards worth $1000 each​​​​​​​​ HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter but you can only enter once, regardless of the … 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

The 27th Annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive is back!

Kim PhillipsCommunity, Giving back, Inside Fraser Valley, RE/MAX

Following a break in 2020, the 27th Annual REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive is back! The less fortunate in our communities have been hit hard by COVID-19, and even with the “new normal” on the horizon, many people in our community need help! With vaccination rates on the rise, and new recent safety guidelines, we’re able to collect blankets, warm clothing, … Read More

An Exciting Opportunity for Grade 12 Students in Western Canada

Kim PhillipsCommunity, Giving back, RE/MAX, Tips

As September 7th rolls around, students across British Columbia are gearing up for the return to school. For those with teenagers embarking on their final year of high school, there’s an added thrill: an essay contest that could be an exciting opportunity for them to showcase their writing skills. Program Details: RE/MAX of Western Canada is presenting an outstanding opportunity … Read More