How's the Real Estate Market??

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

How's the Real Estate Market??

Tags: Forecast, Real Estate, Okanagan, CMHC, Coldwell Banker Vernon

How’s the Real Estate Market?? We are all wanting to know how COVID has affected our real estate.  CMHC has put out a special housing forecast, suggesting a decline in pricing and activity throughout 2020, with recovering starting first quarter in 2021.  However, forecasting anything right now is a difficult job, and geographically speaking – one size does not fit all. ...Read More

Keep Your Kids’ Minds Moving

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

Keep Your Kids’ Minds Moving

Tags: LEARNING, SCHEDULE, VIRTUAL TRIP, HOBBIES, POSITIVE

Tips on how to keep your kids inspired, entertained and learning during this weird and not so wonderful time. To add to already challenging times, is having children at  home and trying to home school & entertain…without the assistance of teachers, extended family and friends.  YIKES  We may soon have the option of trips to parks but without  libraries, theaters, mu...Read More

Sprucing up your At Home Office

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

Sprucing up your At Home Office

Tags: Coldwell Banker, Office, Home, Work, Organize, Furniture, Real Estate

Since we are spending more time in our offices at home, some tips to surround yourself with comfortable but beautiful pieces. Creating a mood: Offices can be cold and uninviting. This is an area where you want to feel warm and welcome.  Get the work juices flowing.    Furniture: Spend time and maybe a few extra dollars on a suitable desk and storage pieces. These should be ...Read More

Affordable Projects to Improve Curb Appeal

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

Affordable Projects to Improve Curb Appeal

Tags: Savvy, Homeowner, Garden, Update, Appeal, Real Estate, Okanagan

If you are a savvy homeowner hoping to make good money on your home sale, you know that improving your home’s curb appeal will get you one step closer to your goal. Lawn Maintenance –lug out the lawn mower, pull the weeds on a regular basis, rake leaves and remove any twigs.  Your grass is starting to grow fast which means you may have to cut it more than once a week. Keep in min...Read More

Buying A House During The COVID-19 Situation

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

Buying A House During The COVID-19 Situation

Tags: COVID-19, Buying, Interest Rates, Solutions, Advantages, Appraisals

There are some definite advantages to buying right now…    To start with, there is less competition for properties.  Many people have put the buying process on hold, so you have less chance of getting into multiple offer situations.    There may be an opportunity for you to negotiate better terms with your offer:   including a lower price, more favorable clos...Read More

First Quarter 2020 Housing Market Overview

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

First Quarter 2020 Housing Market Overview

Tags: Market Overview, Analysis, Sales, Residential, Okanagan, Single Family, Townhouse, Condo

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10 Easy Home Projects to Tackle Without Buying Anything New

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

10 Easy Home Projects to Tackle Without Buying Anything New

Tags: Home Projects, Kitchen, Clean, Organize, Real Estate, Okanagan, Furniture, Tidy, Storage, Yardwork

Turn your house upside down, give it a shake and put it back together in a way you absolutely love it! Tackle closets - Even the most organized people can have a messy closet. Remember Monica from friends and the episode titled “The One with the Secret Closet”. Take everything out, purge what you no longer use, and clean the interior. Put your frequently used items in the most accessi...Read More

March 2020 Market Statistics

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

March 2020 Market Statistics

Tags: Market, Statistics, Real Estate, Okanagan, Realtor, Residential, Single Family, COVID-19

Market Stable While Bracing for a Temporary Slowdown on the Heels of COVID-19 KELOWNA, B.C. – April 2 nd , 2020.   Residential sales across the region of Revelstoke to Peachland totaled 551 in March, up from February’s 435 sales and almost on par with this time last year’s 545 units sold reports the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB). New residential listings, which...Read More

10 Creative Tips to Declutter

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons

10 Creative Tips to Declutter

Tags: Declutter, Okanagan Realtor, Realtor, Challenge, Method, Checklist, HOME

Here are several interesting decluttering tips to get you started on decluttering your home:   1)  5 minutes at a time. Start slow and build momentum with just five minutes a day.   2) Donate clothes you never wear.  Note the clothes you never touched over the past several months and allow somebody else to enjoy them by donating.   3) Fill a large garbage bag. Gr...Read More

5 Ways to turn a house into a home

By: Coldwell Banker Four Seasons Real Estate

5 Ways to turn a house into a home

Tags: Decor, Okanagan Realtor, Realtor, Lakeview Homes

5 Ways to make your house feel like a home Moving into a new house feels so fresh! Many times we feel like the slate is blank, habits can be reformed, décor style can change and the possibilities are endless! But how do you turn your newly purchased “4 blank walls” into a cozy, warm and inviting home? Coldwell Banker Four Seasons Real Estate has assembled our top 5 tips to turn...Read More