Enhancing Your Life By Decluttering Your Space

Kim PhillipsHomeowner Hacks

Whether you’re thinking of buying or selling your home, or even staying put for a few more years, it’s never a bad time to start decluttering. It’s safe to say that clutter can accumulate quickly. Half finished projects, old toys, paperwork, gifted items, remnants from old hobbies… the list goes on. If you’re thinking of downsizing your home, staging your … Read More

Maximizing Your Laundry/Mudroom During Your Home Sale

Kim PhillipsHomeowner Hacks, Real Estate

When it comes to Fraser Valley Real Estate, we have a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of what buyers are looking for in a home. In Surrey, Langley, Cloverdale and South Surrey, many potential buyers will be looking for a home that can accommodate the unique needs of a family. They are particularly looking for extra storage, pantries, closets and functional … Read More

Our Trusted Service Providers

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

Thinking of selling your home in the Lower Mainland? If you’ve moved in the past, you know that you need the right people on your side to help prepare your home for sale and assist in the transaction.  If you’re looking for a REALTOR® in the Fraser Valley region, we would love to work with you! The Kim Phillips Real … Read More

Home Renovation Rebates For Fraser Valley Home Owners

Kim PhillipsHomeowner Hacks

Save Big on Home Renovations: If you’re planning a home renovation, you may want to consider making some changes to make your home more energy efficient. In fact, If you live in British Columbia, you can potentially receive up to $10,000 in home renovation rebates! The Home Renovation Rebate Program and CleanBC Home Efficiency Rebates is a partnership between BC … Read More

Quick & Easy Kitchen Organization Hacks

Kim PhillipsLifestyle, Tips

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

New Mortgage Stress Test Rules Start June 1st

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

“For many Canadians, the most important investment they will ever make is the purchase of a home. Increasingly, however, that dream is becoming unaffordable and unattainable. The recent and rapid rise in housing prices is squeezing middle class Canadians across the entire country and raises concerns about the stability of the overall market.” Starting June 1st, 2021, the Office of … Read More

FREE Download – House Hunting Checklist

Kim PhillipsFree Digital Downloads

Whether you’re purchasing a home for the first time, or the fifth, house hunting is always an exciting time! When you start going to showings, it can become difficult to remember the features of each home that you’re viewing. We’ve created this handy checklist that you can print at home and bring with you to each showing.  It’s worthwhile to … 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

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