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Living on a Golf Course

May 16th, 2018
Living on a golf course, what are the obvious benefits and other things that may not be that obvious unless you actually live on one, and then again it depends where on the golf course you live.

Let me explain, living on a golf course is like living in a lake community, I mean you are right on the water or right on the fairway. It should be noted many residences living in these communities are ...

Media Release

March 6th, 2018

One-third of baby-boomers helping millennials buy real estate

February 16th, 2018
One-third of baby-boomers helping millennials buy real estate
Joannah Connolly / Vancouver Courier

One-third of Canadian baby-boomers – and more in Metro Vancouver – plan to give ‘living inheritances’ to their adult children specifically to help them buy real estate, a new survey has found.

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada’s latest Generational Trends Report analyzes a Mustel Group surv ...

Vernon Morning Sun

February 16th, 2018

Residential sales are picking up in the Okanagan.

Sales across the region of Revelstoke to Peachland totaled 449 in January, consistent with sales in December and a 27 per cent increase over this time last year, according to the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB).

“January showed a substantial jump in both sales volume and new listings over this time last year, with increases of 27 ...

Okanagan Media Release

February 5th, 2018




Let's Talk Real Estate - Article 3

May 11th, 2016

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May 6, 2016

Lots to discuss here

  • Is the Bottom Forming
  • Price, Price, Price,
  • Previous comments and Impacts of Accepted low offers
  • April Stats

Is the Bottom Forming; hard to say; the price of oil seems to be holding above $40 with forecasts of supply/demand balancing in the 3rd quarter. Real estate as previously mentioned is a lagging indicator, meaning we ...

Let's Talk Real Estate - Article 2

April 12th, 2016

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April 11, 2016

Demographics as defined in dictionary.com a single vital or social statistic of a human population, as the number of births or deaths.

a specific segment of a population having shared characteristics:

Demographics are the study of a population based on factors such as age, race, sex, economic status, level of education, income level and employ ...

Let's Talk Real Estate - Article 1

April 8th, 2016

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Good Afternoon, to all of you who have agreed to participate, look over the wall or be silent observers to this forum and series of discussions. You can anticipate 2 to 3 communiqués per month unless something relevant and urgent surfaces to call out sooner!

As you can see we are not publicizing your names; your responses will only be seen by us. Should you wish ...

Let's Talk Real Estate

April 8th, 2016

“So let’s Talk Real Estate”……

is a permission based forum to allow us to openly share information about real estate here at Heritage Pointe. We are Don Blocka and Marianna Kindrachuk, realtors collectively with 30 years in the business, now with Sotheby’s International Realty and residents at Heritage Pointe. We built our home on Summit Pointe in 2001. This is not a solicitation; we are not ...

Types of lighting for the home

March 27th, 2015

You probably don't think buying a lighting fixture for a room is all that complicated. It isn't. However, it does require you to consider which types of lighting you may need. According to the Lighting Association, there are three types:

  1. Generallighting.Byfarthemostcommon,thisisthetypeoflighting that is designed to create a functional brightness that spreads throughout a room. A ...

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