Navigating the Changing Real Estate Market in the Fraser Valley

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

“After a strong first quarter, BC markets are now adjusting to a much different interest rate environment,” said BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson. “With mortgage rates surpassing 4 per cent for the first time in over a decade, the housing market over the next two years may have very little resemblance to the housing market of the past year.” It’s … Read More

Preparing The Exterior of Your Home for Sale This Spring

Kim PhillipsHomeowner Hacks

Spring Is On it’s Way After a long winter, it is motivating to see hints of spring weather coming our way. Perhaps you’ve been considering listing your Langley, Cloverdale or South Surrey home in the coming months. Before even beginning the process of listing your home, there are several things you can do to make your property more appealing to … Read More

Potential Benefits Of Purchasing Pre-Sale For Downsizers

Kim PhillipsReal Estate

Potential Benefits Of Purchasing Pre-Sale For Downsizers

Are you considering downsizing to a smaller home in the next few years? There has never been a better time to take advantage of your home equity in the Lower Mainland. Fraser Valley homes are selling for record shattering prices across the board. There are many benefits to purchasing a Pre-Sale Property if you’re planning a future downsize. Moving from … 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

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

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