Family Home Renovation Tips

Contemplating a home renovation this year? Don’t forget to focus on family gathering areas! Now more than ever families appreciate the importance of having comfortable and functional space in their homes to gather with each other. Determine what you would like your family to do in the space. For instance is it a games room, [...]

Restart and Renew

On the eve of 2020 I sit and reflect on all that has transpired in our world. The challenges this year has brought to us all have been unparalleled. Each challenge was personal, significant and impactful. Challenges to our health, family, finances, work and personal well-being topped the list for most. One cannot help but [...]

2020 Housing Market in Review

What is fueling this unexpected home-buying craze!? Since the spring of this year, the real estate market has experienced an unexpected buying free for all. Home sales across BC and Canada have risen sharply, dragging average selling prices with them. In May of this year Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation rocked the industry with their [...]

Slowing Down Before the Holidays

As 2020 comes to a close soon, it provides a time to reflect on our progress throughout the year – as individuals, families, businesses and society at large. Due to all the changes and unpredictability this year, it is no surprise that many people have experienced an increase in stress, anxiety, and overall life changes. [...]

Living With Less, Thankful For More

We have so much to be thankful for. Sometimes we get lost in a sea of things and forget how much we really have and what is truly important in our lives. This Thanksgiving, consider embracing the concept “Less is More”. Imagine you and your family acquiring and retaining only what you use regularly, as [...]

Fall Canning & Preserving

One of my favourite things about fall is the ability to preserve our harvest by canning. I know…canning sounds old fashioned, doesn’t it? I can’t help myself…there is something so satisfying about eating freshly preserved items made with your own hands. Yum! I feel like a squirrel hiding her nuts for later when things are [...]

Tips On Working From Home

With the global spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, all Canadians and the world at large are being urged to stay at home. Even major conferences and events such as the Summer Olympics have been cancelled to decrease the risk of infection. Many employers are encouraging or requiring their staff to work from home until [...]

Home Front Update

We at RE/MAX in Summerland, Penticton & Osoyoos hope that you are healthy, safe and comfortable in your home. Home has always had a special meaning to all of us. In light of COVID-19, the importance of shelter (having a home) has been incredibly underscored and at the same time assumed. That is because we [...]