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Making The Most Of Spring Cleaning


Spring is here and many people are thinking about what their spring cleaning will look like this year. Before you get started it’s important to have a clear plan. If you are finding the list of tasks too daunting, remember it doesn’t have to be done all at once. Spreading out the deep cleaning and decluttering tasks over a period of time allows you to chip away at the list while still having time for your day-to-day life.

Planning For Success

Identifying the areas that you would like to focus on will help you plan for success. You’ll know what cleaning supplies to have on hand for each job and what items need to be replenished. Next, create a schedule and work through your home room by room. You don't have to clean your entire space over the…

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Building Trends In Golden BC

Despite a rocky 2020, for the Canadian property market and the wider economy as well, real estate sales are taking off in 2021.

Part of this is due to the pent-up demand that was put on hold for the previous year. Other factors at play include a general trend towards consumers rethinking what they want from their homes and living situations, resulting in a kind of market “shuffle”, and the historically low-interest rates making new real estate look more tempting than ever.

As an example, January 2021 saw the highest residential sales on record for regions like Revelstoke and South Peace River. Similarly, property prices in Golden BC have increased by 11%, above what would be considered a “normal” rise.

Rocky Mountain regions around and…

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Century 21 Rockies Realty - Golden 2020 Award Winning Agents

Century 21 Rockies Realty - Golden Branch is proud to announce the 2020 award-winning agents. Century 21 is internationally recognized for its top-quality agents and world-class service. When you choose to work with an agent from Century 21 Rockies Realty you can be assured that your experience will be incredible.

Without further ado we are thrilled to present our Century 21 Rockies Realty 2020 Award winners:

Bill Braisher - CENTURION® Producer

Bill Braisher has deep roots in the Columbia River Valley with family ties dating back as early as 1909. As a result, Bill has extensive knowledge of the valley and the history behind many of the properties. Over the years Bill has been successful in many ventures and continues his success with his…

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Century 21 Rockies Realty Radium Awards Winning Agents

Century 21 Rockies Realty was established in 2015 and is proudly part of the internationally recognized Century 21 brand. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a property you can be certain when you work with a Century 21 Agent, you will receive world-class service paired with local expertise. Each year Century 21 Canada recognizes the outstanding performance of the agents who continue to further the brand with their exceptional success. This year Century 21 Rockies Realty is pleased to announce three award-winning agents from the Radium office.

Joe Evanoff - Masters Diamond

Joe Evanoff has called the Columbia Valley home since 1988. His experience as a golf professional paired with all aspects of resort and retail operations, including…

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If you are a homeowner in BC.  You may have already received your BC Assessment in the mail.  If not, you can go to their website.  https://bcassessment.ca enter your street address and you can see your new value as well as how much you were assessed last year.  You can also see how they came up with that value by scrolling down and clicking on "Sample Sold Properties."  Many of you will see an increase that reflects the market value increase that we experienced over the past year. This may concern you because the more BC Assessment says your house is worth; the more tax you will pay.  If you feel that your assessment doesn't accurately reflect the value of your home you can dispute it by going to this…

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If you have been a Realtor, developer or landowner anywhere is British Columbia's Southern Interior for very long you know the name William Maddox.  He's been scribing his name on survey plans since the early 1970s.  He was one of the friendliest and most helpful professionals I've had the pleasure to work with, even before I became a Realtor.  His legacy will live on and blossom everytime a document that bears his name is shared from the LTSA (BC Land Title and Survey Authority).  It was my pleasure to know him.

William Maddox

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No signs of slowing down in Kootenay real estate, high demand continues for single family homes

Nelson, BC – 06-12-2020: The Kootenay Association of REALTORS® (KAR) reports that a total of 315 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in November 2020, a rise of 66.6 per cent from November 2019. The average MLS® residential price in the region was $401,969, a 15.2 per cent rise from $348,864 recorded in November last year. Total sales dollar volume in November was $126.6 million, a 92 per cent rise over 2019, which stood at $65.9 million.

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“Much like other regions in BC, these are exciting times…

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The BC Government has issued new guidelines for social distancing that will be in place from now until the situation is reviewed on December 7, 2020.  At the moment only open houses are completely restricted.  It seems that homelessness is more of a problem than allowing potential tenants and buyers into rental homes for viewings.  This is a challenging time, but adhering to the government rules is the best way for Realtors, clients and the public to navigate the way through it.  Refer to the Government website for more information and updates or click the links below.

Look for ‘accessing rental units’ HERE

 

HERE are the NEW restrictions. See ‘restrictions by sector’ , ‘Rental and home sale viewings’.

For access and uncooperative…

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