September 2022

Found 6 blog entries for September 2022.

How Fibre Optic Internet Increases Home ValuesAccording to telecommunications giant Telus, 39% of Canadians are willing to pay more to have a home in an area with top-of-the-line connectivity. That means a high-speed, large-capacity fibre-optic network. Of that 39% willing to pay more, 25% of those say they'd pay as much as $5,000 more, 13% indicate that they would possibly pay as much as $10,000 more, and 6% of those say they'd go up to $10,000 more for a house in a neighbourhood with fibre-optic service.

Armed with those statistics, Telus undertook a $140-million project to provide super-fast Internet to every household in Kelowna and the area, including the other side of the lake in West Kelowna. What's this mean for real estate? People looking to maximize the value of their homes for sale

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Home Improvements For Selling Your HomeAre you marketing your home for sale? It's vital to ensure it is in the best condition possible before calling in interested buyers. Many home improvements can help make your home more appealing to buyers and help sell it faster. Avoid home improvements not to make and focus on projects that are proven to provide a high return on investment. Grab your tool belt and get to work on these high-demand home improvements!

Minor Kitchen Renovations

There's no denying the beauty of a complete kitchen overhaul. However, they can also be expensive and time-consuming. If you're looking for the best kitchen renovations, consider making some minor changes to your kitchen. Even small updates can significantly impact the look and feel of the space. And, best of

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Best Local Coffee in KelownaWhether you're on the hunt for a quick brew or want a calm, inviting atmosphere to read a book with a mug for a few hours, Kelowna has various coffee shop options to meet your needs. Kelowna isn't a city known for its specialty coffees, but there are great options here in town if you know where to look. We decided to make your coffee search easier by picking our top coffee shops in the city of Kelowna so that you can pick the best one for your mood and needs.

Pulp Fiction Coffee House

Pulp Fiction Coffee House lives up to its name and then some. On top of serving coffee, tea, espresso drinks, and breakfast, Pulp Fiction also houses Britannia Antiques, Art Deco Nouveau, and Robbie Rare Books. The owner, Max Sloan, travelled the world for 45 years

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What to Know About the Kelowna Farmers & Crafters MarketThe Kelowna Farmer's & Crafters' Market has been a community staple for nearly 30 years. The flagship outdoor market takes place from April to October. No matter the weather outside, local farmers, creatives, and artists come out in droves to provide the city of Kelowna with fresh produce, one-of-a-kind gifts, and a fun place to gather.

This particular farmer's market is one of the best things to do in Kelowna and is considered one of the largest in all of BC. Here you will find nearly 200 vendors and dozens of food trucks showcasing what the Okanagan Valley offers. You will find everything from meats, fruits, and vegetables grown locally to homemade goods, jewelry, and much more. Come see what's in store for you at the Kelowna Farmers' & Crafters'

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Where to Go Horseback Riding Near KelownaKelowna is a great place to enjoy horseback riding! With so many trail rides, lessons, and riding stables, equestrian enthusiasts of all levels can discover new riding opportunities. When you're looking for an adventure with a touch of class, consider taking a guided horseback ride around the lake or through the best wineries in Kelowna. Saddle up! Here are the best places for horseback riding near the city of Kelowna.

Myra Canyon Lodge + Ranch

Located in Myra-Bellevue Provincial Park, Myra Canyon Lodge and Ranch is the perfect place to check out horseback riding. They are ready to offer you an adventure with some of the most scenic trails in the area. You'll have a certified guide at a fair ride offering you a nature adventure in small groups.

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What do You Own When You Buy a Condo?

Buying a condo can be an opportunity to make passive income, or it could be a remarkable place to call home. Owners and tenants enjoy the perks of condo communities, which typically include fewer maintenance responsibilities and amenities like pools and fitness centres. Whether the buyer intends to live there or rent it out, knowing what they're going to own after signing a purchase contract for a condo is a must. Ownership rights ultimately impact what the owner is responsible for and what the Community Association is liable for concerning upkeep, repairs, and access.

Apartment vs. Condo: What's the Difference?

While condos and apartments typically have a similar layout and common community amenities, both are multi-unit properties that can be

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