Your BC Property Assessment For 2021

Kim PhillipsInside Fraser Valley, Real Estate

It’s that time of year again! The B.C. Assessment Authority released its online record of property valuations for 2020. BC Assessment collects, monitors and analyzes property data throughout the year. Property assessments are based on property values as of July 1st of every year. Interested in learning more about the assessment process, appeals and what the results mean for you? … Read More

August 2020 Market Update

Kim PhillipsInside Fraser Valley, Real Estate

Woah, we cannot believe we are already heading into Fall! We don’t know about you, but we are kind of excited to see what Fall will bring. Don’t get us wrong though, we are still loving these warm, sunny days. Despite a global pandemic, things have been busy and business as usual (okay, well maybe not just the same as … 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

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

First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Launches in September

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

In September, the federal government will launch the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive, an interest-free loan that doesn’t require monthly payments. The incentive is intended to help reduce monthly mortgage payments without increasing the amount needed to save for a down payment. How does it work?  Eligible homebuyers with the minimum down payment for an insured mortgage can apply to finance … Read More

5629 W Sunrise Crescent, Surrey

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

RESORT STYLE LIVING! This beautiful updated home, on large lot is a MUST SEE! You will fall in love with this stunning outdoor space that features a large deck, outdoor pool, hot tub under gazebo, huge multi-level patio, kids play area, and lots of grass for your furry friends! TONS of parking includes 2 garages (1 can be used as … Read More

44409 – 13495 Central Ave, Surrey

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

3 CIVIC PLAZA! This one of a kind, corner unit has BREATHTAKING unobstructed panorama VIEWS of the city, mountains and Fraser River. Bright and open concept layout with floor-to-ceiling windows, upgraded natural white oak hand scraped oil finish hardwood floors, radiant heat & cooling, and spa like bathrooms. The kitchen features S/S appliances including wall mounted oven and microwave, beautiful … Read More

18993 71A Ave, Surrey

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

Your house hunting stops here! The main floor features family room, den and traditional style dining/living room. Large, open concept style kitchen with S/S appliances, huge island, and tons of cupboard space. Powder room located near the front entrance, private and perfect for guests. Master bedroom boasts great size and also offers his & her closets, and ensuite with soaker … Read More

13279 65A Avenue, Surrey

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

Welcome Home! Spacious, well maintained home in the heart of Surrey. This well cared for family home has three nice sized Bedrooms up and a fourth room that can be used as a de n or bedroom. (no closet but has a window). Newer hardwood flooring throughout. Roof is five years old, Hot Water tank food years old., Heat Pump, … Read More

FEDERAL BUDGET 2019: What you need to know…

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

Arguably the most talked-about measure of the Liberals’ latest federal budget is the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive. Under the plan, the government would help some first-time buyers by advancing up to 10 percent of the purchase price of a home so they can take out a smaller mortgage and keep monthly payments lower. The program would be administered by Canada … Read More