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So You Want To Buy A Ski-Town Home

Posted on Nov 25, 2019

It's almost here! Opening Day, 2019. As the ski season prepares to kick off (come on, SNOW ALREADY), the East Kootenays and most specifically Fernie prepare for the population to double. Seemingly overnight, the area transforms from a relatively sleepy (shoulder seasons are pretty low-key) mountain region to a happening, vibrant, exciting place to...

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It's Fernie, It's Snowing. Let's Get You Ready For Your Property Sale Or Purchase

Posted on Jan 09, 2019

It's a snowy Wednesday in Fernie. That's nothing new for this time of year, and it's a welcome sight for powder hounds both local and visting. 

I've seen many listed properties "drop off" the market at the end of 2018, which is expected as many home sellers want to dispose of the property viewings and work involved in keeping your home ready for sale...

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Don't Ski? You Still Need To Come Here

Posted on Dec 05, 2018

"I don't even ski.  Why would I ever buy a property in the mountains?  I'd never use it."

So many responses run through my head whenever I hear someone say that. Everyone's reason is different, but here is why you should come and experience our little mountain town, even if you don't ski. Who knows, before you leave you may even decide you want to com...

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The Snow Is Flying, Fernie... Now What?

Posted on Nov 27, 2018

Winter is FINALLY here in the Elk Valley, and in a matter of days, the ski hill will open. The population of our little town (and many of the surrounding areas) will double, traffic will be [relatively] horrendous, and lineups for our favourite restaurants, well... There will actually be lineups. Grocery stores will be out of our favourite ice crea...

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Top 3 Ways To Reduce The Value Of Your Home

Posted on Nov 03, 2018

Agents always get asked about ways to increase the value of a home.  Renovations and improvements are the prime examples.  Agents (and let's face it, Canadians) don't like offending people, though, and as such, things people do that reduce the value of their home are never talked about.

Here they are, though...  The top three things people do to reduce...

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You can’t have your avocado toast and eat it too…

Posted on Feb 27, 2018

I’m so far away from being cool (which I found out, may actually make me cool), I actually had to look up what avocado toast was. I heard that people were spending big bucks on this magical food, so I figured it must be incredible.

Well guess what. It’s avocado. On bread. The bread is toasted. That’s it. Seems the folks who name foods went all out f...

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