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

Spring & Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Kim PhillipsTips

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

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

OSFI Considers Increasing Stress Test For Uninsured Mortgages

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

Sound residential mortgage underwriting is always important for the safety and stability of financial institutions; today it is more important than ever. – Jeremy Rudin, Superintendent The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) restarted its consultation on the minimum qualifying rate for uninsured mortgages, and re-emphasized the importance of sound mortgage underwriting. This is likely stemming from several … Read More

Easter Long Weekend Activities For Families

Kim PhillipsCommunity

We absolutely love Easter! It falls at a perfect time when the weather starts to warm up, the birds are singing, and gardens are beginning to bloom. Here is Surrey, we have an abundance of cherry blossom trees that are starting to flower. There is nothing quite like spring in the Lower Mainland! It is truly a delightful time of … Read More