Five Ways To Live More Intentionally This Fall

Kim PhillipsCommunity, Lifestyle, Tips

At The Kim Phillips Real Estate Team, we absolutely love fall and the change of season. During the summer months, life tends to feel busy with vacations, visits with friends and kids activities. When September rolls around, we start to go back to our regular routines and focus on our goals. While it may be tempting to once again fill … Read More

Do You Qualify for First-Time Home Buyer Programs?

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

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Buying a new home is exciting, especially when it’s your first time purchasing real estate. Not only is it a great investment for your future, but buying a home gives you limitless opportunities to create your dream space. As many BC residents know, the luxury of becoming a homeowner involves an investment of time, effort, and money. To maximize on … Read More

Quick & Easy Kitchen Organization Hacks

Kim PhillipsTips, Lifestyle

There is no better time than spring and summer to tackle the organizational projects you’ve been putting off. The kitchen is often the place that sees the most activity in our homes. With the kitchen being such a high traffic space, it can be easy for cupboards to become cluttered and disorganized. The key with kitchen organization is to tackle … Read More

Spring & Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

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Spring has arrived in the Lower Mainland! In fact, there have been days recently that feel like summer weather may be soon on the horizon. With sunnier days ahead, we’ve put together a helpful checklist for your Spring & Summer Home Maintenance. The early days of spring are a great time to assess how last year’s maintenance work held up … Read More

3 Simple Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home

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If you’re thinking about selling your home, here are three key mistakes that can impact the sale price, the “days on market” of your property and your overall Real Estate experience. If you avoid these mistakes, you’ll have a better chance of selling your home quickly at an agreeable price.  You Decided To Skip Staging: We all know how important … Read More

Our Junior Moving Guide

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Over the past 20 years, we have helped countless families achieve their Real Estate goals in Langley or Fraser Valley. Whether you’re Buying or Selling, we are here to help every step of the way to make your Real Estate experience as easy as possible.  If you’re moving with younger children, they may find the idea of switching homes overwhelming. … Read More

2020 Speculation & Vacancy Tax Declaration

Kim PhillipsReal Estate, Tips

Let’s Talk about the Speculation & Vacancy Tax! You would have received your declaration letter between mid-January to mid-February in the mail. This is a friendly reminder that your Speculation & Vacancy Tax Declarations are due March 31st, 2021. It’s easy to submit your declaration online HERE. Not familiar with the Speculation & Vacancy Tax Declarations? Read below for more … Read More

Declutter Your Home With This Helpful Checklist!

Kim PhillipsLifestyle, Tips

Thinking of downsizing? A great place to start is decluttering your home. The Home Edit, Marie Kondo and other home organization influencers have encouraged us to only keep items in our home that inspire us and bring us joy. When you have a home full of a lifetime of possessions, the idea of sorting and getting rid of some of … Read More