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

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

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

Welcome Fall in the Lower Mainland

Kim PhillipsInside Fraser Valley, Lifestyle

Pumpkins, leaves, apple picking, crisp autumn air… What’s not to love about fall? Let’s welcome the change of the season with some festive activities. Here are some great ways to celebrate fall and support local businesses right here in the Lower Mainland. Take an afternoon stroll in one of our community parks and take in the fall scenery. The Fort … Read More