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This is no ordinary Blog. This is no ordinary city. This is my city. I live here, I love it, and it is my home. The wealth of opportunity, fun, and fantastic business in this city is astounding, and all it takes to see them is a little imagination and a touch of adventure. Here is where the things I like, the fun things I do, and the businesses I love make it, in story. A blog designed on stories. Stories of this city. My city, and yours.

B.C. housing market bouncing back as buyers return

BC housing market bouncing back as buyers return CBC News 25 Nov 2019 B.C.'s housing market is on the way back up, according to a report from economists at an agency that supports credit unions across Canada. Central 1's B.C. Resale Market Housing Outlook 2019-2021 says cheaper mortgages, population growth and price declines are bringing buyers back [...]

Kelowna stands tall as the best real estate investment destination in Western Canada

Kelowna is the best real estate investment destination in Western Canada MortgageBrokerNews.ca 19 Nov 2019 Ephraim Vecina   Kelowna Over the next 12 month, Kelowna will stand tall as the best real estate investment destination in Western Canada, with a highly active airport deemed as the 10th busiest nationwide. At present, 12 new multi-family towers [...]

Where do Buyers come from in the Central Okanagan?

I'm often asked where the Buyers come from and our Real Estate Board does an excellent job of collecting and providing this information to us every quarter.  If you're interested, click through the couple of info-graphics and you'll see that about 88% of our buyers come from B.C. & 9% from Alberta.

Here’s a quick 2 minute update on where the BC real estate market is at.

Watch BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson discuss the October 2019 statistics.

Kelowna tops list of 2020’s best Western Canadian investment towns

Kelowna tops list of 2020's best Western Canadian investment towns Kelowna is the 53rd most populous city in Canada but the Kelowna airport is the 10th busiest airport in the country, a telling statistic for a city that Western Investor has selected as the No.1 town for real estate investors over the next 12 months. “We are [...]

BCREA 2019 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast

BCREA 2019 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast: BC Homes Sales Carry Momentum into 2020 Vancouver, BC - November 6, 2019. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2019 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today. Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 1.8 per cent to about 77,100 units this year, after [...]

Central Okanagan Real Estate Stats October 2019

Click through to view the October Central Okanagan real estate charts.   The market seems to be on-par with last year... sales price is slightly higher while listings are slightly less.  We are moving into the quietest time of the real estate cycle so it may be a great time to list your home - [...]

Congratulations Taylor & Cynthia!

It was such a pleasure working with  Taylor & Cynthia to find their investment property!

Short term rentals in Kelowna

New bylaws to allow and regulate short-term rentals in Kelowna were adopted by Council on Monday, April 8. With the new bylaw in effect, operators can apply for a business licence starting Tuesday, April 23. Operators are encouraged to obtain a business licence by July 1. Under the new rules, a homeowner or primary resident can legally rent […]

The Unmarried Couple’s Guide to Buying a House Together

The Unmarried Couple’s Guide to Buying a House Together So you've decided to purchase your first home with your significant other. But wait—you and your partner haven't tied the knot. Instead, you're cohabitating, perhaps as common-law spouses. What kinds of challenges are likely to arise when buying property with someone to whom you're not married? And what happens [...]