Adult Communities - Is now a good time to sell?
Tags: Adult, Real Estate, 55+, North Okanagan, Coldwell Banker, Home Evaluation
First Quarter 2020 Housing Market Overview
Tags: MARKET OVERVIEW, ANALYSIS, SALES, RESIDENTIAL, OKANAGAN, SINGLE FAMILY, TOWNHOUSE, CONDO
Land rights – don’t take them for granted!
Tags: LANDS RIGHTS, PROPERTY, SHELTER
When it comes to Real Estate… we have no idea how good we have it! As I work through the BC Real Estate Licensing course work, I was struck by how simple and fundamental Canadian land rights are. When buying or selling property, the fact is: it’s yours to buy or sell! That may sound obvious but that simply right is not true in many parts of the world!  ...Read More
Home Staging Statistics
Tags: TAGS: HOME STAGING, SELLING STRATEGY, VALUE
The Impact on Buyers Home staging works because it considers the wants and needs of buyers and taps into their emotions when searching for a home. -Realtors who work with buyers say most buyers are willing to offer more money for a staged home compared to one that is similar but not staged. -81% of buyers say home staging makes it easier to visualize the property as their future home. -45% of...Read More
Tags: REAL ESTATE VERNON, GREAT REALTORS, COMMUNITY SUPPORTER
How may realtors do you know that will donate money to local charities every time you refer them a new client that results in a deal?? EVERY Coldwell Banker Vernon agent does!! We care about our community and we care about the people in our communities. When you find somebody who is looking to make a move, call our office at 250-549-1233 and connect us. We promise to take g...Read More
Federal proposal for CMHC and first time homebuyers
Tags: CMHC FUNDING. FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS
**From CBC News Article** Buying a home? CMHC could soon kick in 10% of the cost — for a price Social Sharing Facebook LinkedIn Email Reddit THE GOVERNMENT IS EARMARKING $1.25B OVER 3 YEARS FOR SOMETHING IT'S CALLING A 'SHARED EQUITY MORTGAGE' Pete Evans · CBC News · Posted: Mar 19, 2019 4:25 PM ET | Last Updat...Read More
The Sky is Falling, the Sky is Falling!
Tags: The Sky is Falling, the Sky is Falling!
Remember good old Henny Penny who was convinced the sky was falling?? If you are listening to the “buzz on the street” you would think that the Real Estate sky is falling throughout the Okanagan. Statistics point to no such thing!! Have sales slowed? Yes! They are down 19% YTD in the both the Central and North Okanagan. Listing inventory is starting to climb in the Kelowna area, up 6%...Read More
Giving Back To Our Community 2018
Tags: Giving Back To Our Community 2018
Last year Norm and Steffie danced with the Vernon Stars to raise money for North Okanagan Hospice Society, raising nearly $40,000 – the largest amount of money raised by dancers at this event –EVER! The pair took home the Peoples Choice Award and made a large impact on Hospice finances. Giving back to the community just feels good…and we want to continue. O...Read More
Dancing with the Vernon Stars!
Tags: Dancing with the Vernon Stars!
Steffie & Norm are excited to be a part of this years 2017 Dancing with the Vernon Stars! Together they are raising as much to reach their goal of $20,000 ! This year the money raised will be going to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, which is a great organization that supports quality of life to the very end of life. When medical intervention can no longer add days to life, Hospice st...Read More