Kamloops & Area Real Estate News

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Dec. 27, 2021

Pre Inspection vs. Full Inspection: What's The Difference?

Pre Inspection vs. Full Inspection: What's The Difference?

A home inspection is an integral part of purchasing a house. It is a process that some skip but that is not recommended. It is performed by a qualified inspector and usually takes a few hours to complete. At the end of the inspection, the potential buyer/or buyer alone receives a report that indicates repairs, damage and things that need to be addressed along with the severity. 

The difference between pre-inspection and a full inspection is that the pre-inspection indicates before the offer is submitted. In other words, the potential buyer has a home inspector come to do the inspection before putting in an offer. 

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Dec. 27, 2021

Ultimate Guide On Homeowners Insurance

Ultimate Guide On Homeowners Insurance

A home is likely one of the most significant purchases a person makes. Homeowners' insurance delivers peace of mind and protects personal property, belongings and liabilities. While it isn't a law to have homeowners insurance, it is usually required if you have a mortgage and require funds from a lender. Homeowners insurance is protection for the lender and you.

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Dec. 16, 2021

Eat-In Tonight | 12 Best Take-Out Spots In Kamloops B.C.

Eat-In Tonight | 12 Best Take-Out Spots In Kamloops B.C.

Dining at a restaurant is always nice, but bringing home delicious take-out is even better!! So pull out your pj's and binge your favourite show because tonight, we're ordering take-out!

Best Take-Out Spots In Kamloops

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Dec. 16, 2021

15 Things To Do This Winter In Kamloops, B.C.

15 Things To Do This Winter  In Kamloops, B.C.

Kamloops, British Columbia, is a stunning place to spend time, whether you live there or are travelling. The mountainous city offers an abundance of great winter activities for you to explore and enjoy.

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Posted in Buying a Home
Dec. 16, 2021

Kamloops Best Hikes | Beginner to Advanced

Best Hikes In Kamloops, BC

Kamloops is a scenic and exciting place to live and visit. It is a bustling Canadian city with an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities. Kamloops lays right in the mountains with sparkling bodies of water peeking through. There are massive trees, fragrant sage bushes, and wildflowers covering the landscape. 

Hiking in Kamloops is a favourite pastime for many! It has a unique landscape and has hikes perfect for every level hiker. However, before you set out on a hike in Kamloops, there are a few things you should make sure you have. 

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Nov. 10, 2021

5 Best Spas To Go To In Or Around Kamloops For Your Next Wellness Day

5 Best Spas To Go To In Or Around Kamloops For Your Next Wellness Day

It’s no secret, we all need a little bit of rest and relaxation from time to time. Whether it be work, family, relationships, or anything else, there’s always something that can drag on your mind and exhaust you both physically and mentally.

In recognition of this fact, many companies across the world are beginning to abide by a 4-day working week, allowing for an extra day off alongside weekends for employees to take care of themselves. Already now, employees of both senior and junior levels in virtually any company are granted one or two wellness days a month.

As such, we’ve put together a list regarding the five best spas across North America for you to pamper yourself at on your next Wellness Day – Get all that physical and mental stress off of your mind. 

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Posted in Market Updates
Nov. 8, 2021

7 Best Shopping Spots In Kamloops, British Columbia

Shopping in Kamloops

Kamloops, BC  attracts people from all across the world for many reasons. For some, it’s the beauty of the province while for others, it’s the work and business opportunities available. For a few lucky thousand, it’s even a place to call ‘home’. One thing that all these groups have in common, however, is that they’ll likely lean towards the ‘human desire’ to go shopping!

We all love to treat ourselves here and there whether it be a nice day out with food, clothes, collectibles, cosmetics, and so on with our loved ones or our friends. Shopping is also an essential part of life with the need for groceries, clothes and more. 

Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at the best shopping spots in Kamloops and just what exactly it is they house that makes them stand out as the shopping pinnacles in the city.

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Posted in Market Updates
Nov. 7, 2021

7 Perks To Living In Or Near Downtown Kamloops, British Columbia

Moving To Downtown Kamloops

British Columbia is a province that is very much known for its hospitality and inclusion of locals, tourists, and other passers-by who are keen to get a sense of culture. Specifically, the city of Kamloops in BC is popular for how attractive it is due to its food and drink, performing arts, off-trail biking, other sports, and recreational parks – All the finest perks of any city in British Columbia.

Even on a more competitive scale, Kamloops is known as the ‘Tournament Capital’ of Canada, having hosted many major-scale events over the years such as the 1993 Canada Summer Games, the 2006 and 2018 BC Winter Games, and the 2014 edition of the Four Nations Ice Hockey cup.

Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at what exactly the perks and pull factors of Kamloops are – Specifically, 7 perks to living in or near downtown Kamloops.

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Posted in Buying a Home
Oct. 12, 2021

The Top 5 Pizza Joints To Check Out Now In Kamloops, B.C.

Pizza in Kamloops

Kamloops, British Columbia, is a delightful place to visit. Located in south-central British Columbia, it is a city that has something for everyone. It has incredible scenery from every point - enjoy beautiful mountains, steep green rolling hills and sparkling bodies of water while you explore Kamloops. It is a vibrant city with many artsy and cultural opportunities as well as delicious restaurants. 

Kamloops, British Columbia, is the perfect city for the outdoorsy person. Miles and miles of biking trails pave through the city, hiking trails explore mountains, and unique stores line the streets. Kamloops, British Columbia, is a scenic area to visit and live in. Kamloops also has some of the best pizza joints to check out! There is everything from chic dine-in gourmet restaurants to fast-delivery pizza joints. Continue reading to find out the top five pizza joints to visit in Kamloops, B.C.

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Oct. 6, 2021

The Top 5 Best Golf Courses In & Around Kamloops, BC

Golfing in Kamloops

Kamloops, British Columbia, offers a unique golfing experience to golfers of all levels. There are outstanding landscapes, ranging from crystal-clear shorelines with beautiful soft sand to steep cliff drops and mountains as a backdrop. Golfing in Kamloops creates an unforgettable experience. Featuring stunning views, amazing landscapes, and fabulous weather, golfing in Kamloops tests abilities for every player and provides incredible scenery. Below are five of the best golf courses in Kamloops, British Columbia.

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