By: Sam Paquette Personal Real Estate Corporation

2 developments set to go

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source https://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/212233/2-developments-set-to-go A development initially turned down by Kelowna city council won approval Tuesday night. The 134-unit project on Mission Springs Drive was defeated by a 5-4 vote in September, at the tail end of a public hearing that went on until 3:30 a.m. Council was concerned about parking and height. Shortly after the vot...Read More

By: Sam Paquette Personal Real Estate Corporation

The Court Ordered Sales Process

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Here's a helpful article on the Court Ordered Sales Process: http://www.bestkelownahomes.ca/b/Blog/court-ordered-sales-process.html       ...Read More

By: Sam Paquette Personal Real Estate Corporation

Kelowna and the Okanagan are on the rise

Tags: Kelowna Homes, Demographics, Tech Hub

http://www.investkelowna.com/about-the-okanagan/okanagan-overview/how-does-okanagan-compare/   ...Read More

By: Sam Paquette Personal Real Estate Corporation

9 Ways to Eliminate Congestion In The Kitchen

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source: http://realtytimes.com/consumeradvice/homeownersadvice/item/1005006-20170901-9-ways-to-eliminate-congestion-in-the-kitchen?rtmpage= WRITTEN BY JENNIFER OTT, HOUZZPOSTED ONTHURSDAY, 31 AUGUST 2017 20:24 Rubbing elbows with chefs isn't always a boon. Consider circulation pathways for a kitchen that lets everyone work in comfort When it comes to designing your dream kitchen, it'...Read More

By: Sam Paquette Personal Real Estate Corporation

4-year build for Towers in Kelowna

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Source: https://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/205434/4-year-build-for-towers After getting the go-ahead from city council Tuesday night, developers say they hope to start building two highrise towers in downtown Kelowna in just a few months. The One Water Street towers will stand at 1187 Sunset Dr. They will stretch 29 and 36 storeys high, and go up in what Russ Watson of North Americ...Read More

Largest Cohort of Millennials Changing Canadian Real Estate

By: Sam Paquette Personal Real Estate Corporation

Largest Cohort of Millennials Changing Canadian Real Estate

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https://www.royallepage.ca/realestate/news/largest-cohort-of-millennials-changing-canadian-real-estate-despite-constraints-of-affordability-and-mortgage-regulation/#.WZcSsoVeenc ...Read More

By: Sam Paquette Personal Real Estate Corporation

Does Adding A Deck Increase Your Home’s Value?

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Source:http://www.homes.com/blog/2017/07/adding-deck-increase-homes-value/ by STEVE COOKJULY 13, 2017 Backyard decks have replaced patios and front porches as the social centers of suburbia in the summer. Decks are elevated to catch summer breezes and to facilitate conversations with neighbors on their decks. Large enough for a table and grill, most decks are more versatile than front ...Read More

By: Sam Paquette

Kelowna's renaissance

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Source: https://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/200369/Kelowna-s-renaissance Kelowna's renaissance The Canadian Press - Jun 26, 2017 / 6:17 am | Story: 200369 Photo: Tourism Kelowna Thanks to a thriving tech industry that has seen more than a 30 per cent growth in just two years, Kelowna has seen its demographics change drastically and its cultural scene adapt to app...Read More

By: Sam Paquette

Kelowna still open for business despite flooding

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Source:https://www.kelownanow.com/watercooler/news/news/Kelowna/Kelowna_still_open_for_business_despite_the_flooding/ The recent flooding has caused damage to a number of properties and resulted in the closure of many beaches and parks in and around Kelowna. However, the flooding hasn’t stopped businesses from remaining open for Kelowna residents. We reached out to a number of businesses on...Read More

By: Sam Paquette

Home Insurance: Dos and Don’ts

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Make sure you’re protected in case of emergency

With the recent flooding in Kelowna and area, it is an opportune time to review the necessity of proper home insurance coverage. Almost everyone knows a horror story of someone who found themselves liable when they needed their policy to protect them. Here a few dos and don’ts to keep in mind as you review your policy: DO make sure that your home is cover...Read More