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NEW LISTING 9201 Orchard Ridge Drive, Coldstream, BC $649,000                                     

 

Stunning Kalamalka Lake views from this sprawling ranch style home! Excellent Coldstream neighbourhood, close to schools and easy 7 minute walk to Kalamalka Beach and corner store. 5 Spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths, huge living room with large lake view windows, casual eating area and formal dining off walk-through kitchen. To learn more about this incredible home, click here

 

 

SILVER STAR – Open House! Dec 4th  11 – 3 PM

SILVER STAR – Open House! Dec 4th 11 – 3 PM November 30, 2016

Open House December 4th, and you’re invited! Join us on Sunday, December 4th. We’re having an Open House at Silver Star Mountain Resort. Multiple homes. Find a ski-hill home that fits your lifestyle! Stop by our RE/MAX Office in the Silver Star Village between 11 – 3 PM.  MOVE IN FOR THE 2016 SKI …

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Happy 50th Birthday, Heather!

Happy 50th Birthday, Heather! November 16, 2016

Aren’t you glad we don’t know when your birthday is?! The team at Priscilla and Company took a break today to wish our very own Heather Paulsen a big happy birthday! We are so thrilled that you are part of the team, Heather!! Wishing you all the very best for the year ahead.

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Our Unbalanced Fall Real Estate Market

Our Unbalanced Fall Real Estate Market November 9, 2016

After a wild summer the fall real estate market felt almost sluggish in the Okanagan/Shuswap, but compared to October last year sales in the North Okanagan were still higher. Our Shuswap region saw a slight decrease. These past 12 months have been a roller coaster ride with major changes to the Canadian financial and …

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Silver Star Mountain Resort – BC’s Top Resorts to Invest

Silver Star Mountain Resort – BC’s Top Resorts to Invest November 8, 2016

Silver Star is One of Canada’s 5-Star Ski Resorts Recently recognized by Western Investor as one of the top resorts in BC to invest! B.C. offers some of the most beautiful scenery and great opportunities for outdoor winter adventure. If you are looking for a great ski or boarding experience and an opportunity to …

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Okanagan/Shuswap Housing Market – August/September 2016

Okanagan/Shuswap Housing Market – August/September 2016 October 8, 2016

It’s been a typical late summer and early fall. Everyone was enjoying the last days of summer and vacation and now it’s back to work and school. August 2016 real estate sales were fewer across the Okanagan/Shuswap region compared to July. Overall, sales dropped about 2% last month – but don’t let that fool …

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Tougher Rules for Insured Mortgages in Canada

Tougher Rules for Insured Mortgages in Canada October 6, 2016

This week Canada’s Finance Minister announced tougher qualifying rules for insured mortgages. As of October 17, 2016 insured buyers will qualify to borrow much less. Under the old rules, buyers could borrow more money because they could qualify for an insured mortgage using a full discounted rate for 5 years, provided they took the 5-year …

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Okanagan/Shuswap Housing Market – July/August 2016

Okanagan/Shuswap Housing Market – July/August 2016 September 1, 2016

The Okanagan/Shuswap real estate market moderated slightly in July compared to June. Fewer units sold and prices remained comparable as did days to sell but the market is still favoring the seller. The number of buyers coming to the region is higher than the number of new and active listings. Until we see some …

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EQUIFAX – New Credit Scoring System

EQUIFAX – New Credit Scoring System August 24, 2016

  Equifax has updated its scoring system. ‘Beacon 9.0’ is touted by Equifax as the industry’s ‘leading-edge scoring system. While it maintains consistency with prior scoring criteria, it now provides refinements. These refinements reflect changes in consumer lifestyle and the market. It’s a scoring system that more effectively evaluates new prospects. It predicts the …

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New Property Transfer Tax – B.C.’s Real Estate Market

New Property Transfer Tax – B.C.’s Real Estate Market July 28, 2016

As of August 2, 2016, any home purchased in Metro Vancouver by a foreign buyer will be subject to the Property Transfer Tax (PTT), a new 15% tax by the B.C. government. The tax legislation is part of the B.C. government’s efforts to relieve pressure on Metro Vancouver’s overheated residential real estate market, and address low …

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Retirement Celebration and a Fond Farewell

Retirement Celebration and a Fond Farewell July 27, 2016

A retirement celebration and a fond farewell to our dear friends, Al and Gloria Siemens! Al and Gloria joined Priscilla and Company more than 20 years ago. A power couple, always busy and always on the go! Tireless runners, they traveled every road in the Okanagan and Shuswap and put more than 170,000 kilometers …

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