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We just listed a new property located at 3636 Benvoulin Road in Kelowna.
AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO OWN LAND & RUN A BUSINESS!! This Lower Mission acreage has been home to 'RUSSO'S VEGETABLES' for over 50 years!! The flat, 5.4 acre site has been used to grow and sell a variety of vegetables with the OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND to other areas of the property or build a home. The location is spectacular with HIGH VISIBILITY from the street, easy access and parking! Opportunities like this don't come up very often...THIS PROPERTY IS LISTED BY THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal LePage Kelowna. Call/text (250-575-5255) for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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We just listed a new property located at 3636 Benvoulin Road in Kelowna.
AMAZING OPPORTUNITY TO OWN TO LAND & RUN A BUSINESS!! This Lower Mission acreage has been home to 'RUSSO'S VEGETABLES' for over 50 years!! The flat, 5.4 acre site has been used to grow and sell a variety of vegetables with the OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND to other areas of the property or build a home. The location is spectacular with HIGH VISIBILITY from the street, easy access and parking! Opportunities like this don't come up very often...THIS PROPERTY IS LISTED BY THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal LePage Kelowna. Call/text (250-575-5255) for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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We just SOLD a property located at 4 1861 Ambrosi Road in Kelowna.
ULTRA MODERN TOWNHOUSE WITH A HUGE ROOF TOP PATIO!! This urban townhouse features 2 bedrooms both with ensuites & large closets, an open concept main floor with dark espresso flooring, stainless appliances & a tandem double garage. THE ROOF TOP PATIO IS OVER 480 SF & has City/Mountain views which make it perfect for entertaining or just relaxing!! The development is centrally located - within walking distance Orchard Park Mall & most amenities!! THIS PROPERTY IS LISTED BY THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal LePage Kelowna. Call/text (250-575-5255) for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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We just SOLD a property located at 107 122 Hartman Road in Kelowna.
CENTRALLY LOCATED END UNIT TOWNHOUSE WITH A DOUBLE GARAGE & YARD!! This freshly painted unit has an open concept main floor featuring hardwood floors, stainless appliances, a sundeck & a 2 pc bath. The top floor has 3 bedrooms, an ensuite plus another full bathroom & stacker washer/dryer. The lower level has a den that could be used as a bedroom for rec room as well as a side by side double garage. The location is convenient - close to schools, parks, shopping and transit!! This home has it all - 3 BEDS ON ONE LEVEL, A DOUBLE GARAGE, A SMALL FENCED YARD & A GREAT LOCATION!!! THIS PROPERTY IS LISTED BY THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal LePage Kelowna. Call/text (250-575-5255) for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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We just SOLD a property located at 130 1995 Burtch Road in Kelowna.
Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Townhome in the desirable Sandringham Development! This home has been meticulously cared for and shows very well! The kitchen includes gleaming Oak Cabinets, lots of Counter Space & a cozy Breakfast Nook. There is a Formal Dining Room large enough to host any family meal that is nicely situated next to the living room. The living room of the home is very generous in size and includes a gas fireplace. Off the living room is your own private backyard perfect for enjoying Okanagan Living. The MASTER BEDROOM is on the MAIN FLOOR + 1 additional bedroom. The basement has a HUGE bedroom, bathroom, family room + 2 unfinished rooms for all your storage needs! The location is central to shopping, restaurants and recreation! This Home is Proudly marketed by the DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal Lepage Kelowna. Contact Lee (250)575-5455 or Rob (250)575-5255 for your own personal tour or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA for more information!
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We just listed a new property located at 403 1125 Bernard Avenue in Kelowna.
TOP FLOOR OVER 1100 SQ FT NEW FLOORING & PAINT ON THE QUIET SIDE OF THE BUILDING WITH BEAUTIFUL SOUTH EAST VIEWS!! This meticulous 2 Bed + 2 Bath condo shows very well! The bedrooms are separated by living space giving each room privacy and they are both generous in size! The kitchen and the living room flow together perfectly to provide open concept living + there are lots of windows delivering tons of natural light. The master bedroom offers a very functional 3 pce ensuite and ample closet space! This condo has a laundry room unseen in condo living. its HUGEthere is even room for a deep freeze or a large shelving unit and it has a wash tub! The deck of the home is also very sizable and it faces Eastgiving you morning sun & gorgeous views of the mountains!! The home comes with 1 U/G Parking Stall + a Storage Locker. The location is stellardirectly across the street from Nesters Market, Shoppers Drug Mart and walking distance to downtown! This Condo is Proudly Marketed by the DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal Lepage Kelowna. Contact us - Lee (250)575-5455 or Rob (250)575-5255 for your own personal tour or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA for more information!
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We just SOLD a property located at 101 1957 Kane Road in Kelowna.
Welcome to the Mosaic! This chic ground floor unit is a STUNNER and sure to impress! The unit features a large bedroom, 2 bathrooms + a den that could easily be used as a bedroom, formal dining room, or office. The unit faces West and has its own private entrance making access extremely convenient! The unit has been upgraded throughout Stainless Appliances, Washer & Dryer, Light Fixtures, Plumbing Fixtures, Flooring, Rustic Barn Door, B/I Vac & Granite Countertops! The condo also has 9 FT Ceilings, Central Heating & Cooling and an Electric Fireplace. There is even TWO STORAGE lockers that come with this unit! The deck space is a nice little oasis to enjoy Okanagan Living its large enough for a full patio set and has a Gas Barbecue Hookup. The Mosaic offers a Gym + Meeting Room and is conveniently located across the street from Starbucks, Shopping & Restaurants! Rentals & Pets are welcomed! This is a great place to call home or a perfect investment! Contact THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM (250-575-5455) of Royal LePage Kelowna for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA
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When you’re preparing your home for sale, it’s not unusual to need to
fix up a few things around the property. After all, you want your home
to look its best to buyers, so that you get good offers, quickly.
What do you need to fix? Here are three categories that will help you
create and prioritize your list.
1. Anything that squeaks or creaks.
Is there something in your home that makes a noise it shouldn’t be
making? Perhaps it’s a rattling closet door or a creaking floor board?
You may be so used to it you no longer notice the sound. But buyers
will. Be sure to get those items fixed.
2. Anything that’s unsightly.
You don’t have to make your home look perfect. However, things that
are unsightly will likely get buyers’ attention. You want them to focus
on the terrific features of your property, not the scuff on the wall.
Take a walk through your property, including the yard. Pretend you’re
the buyer. Do you notice anything that doesn’t look good? If so, tidy it
up, fix it up or replace it.
3. Anything that’s broken.
If there’s anything that needs repair — an outside tap that’s not
working, or a sliding door that regularly careens off its runner — call
the contractor or fix it yourself.
Getting these items fixed will go a long way toward making your
home appealing to buyers.
Want more tips on preparing your home for sale?

Call The Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team today!!

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We just listed a new property located at 4 1861 Ambrosi Road in Kelowna.
ULTRA MODERN TOWNHOUSE WITH A HUGE ROOF TOP PATIO!! This urban townhouse features 2 bedrooms both with ensuites & large closets, an open concept main floor with dark espresso flooring, stainless appliances & a tandem double garage. THE ROOF TOP PATIO IS OVER 480 SF & has City/Mountain views which make it perfect for entertaining or just relaxing!! The development is centrally located - within walking distance Orchard Park Mall & most amenities!! THIS PROPERTY IS LISTED BY THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal LePage Kelowna. Call/text (250-575-5255) for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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We just listed a new property located at 107 122 Hartman Road in Kelowna.
CENTRALLY LOCATED END UNIT TOWNHOUSE WITH A DOUBLE GARAGE & YARD!! This freshly painted unit has an open concept main floor featuring hardwood floors, stainless appliances, a sundeck & a 2 pc bath. The top floor has 3 bedrooms, an ensuite plus another full bathroom & stacker washer/dryer. The lower level has a den that could be used as a bedroom for rec room as well as a side by side double garage. The location is convenient - close to schools, parks, shopping and transit!! This home has it all - 3 BEDS ON ONE LEVEL, A DOUBLE GARAGE, A SMALL FENCED YARD & A GREAT LOCATION!!! THIS PROPERTY IS LISTED BY THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal LePage Kelowna. Call/text (250-575-5255) for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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The US Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee (the Fed) raised its target overnight rate to between 0.75 and 1 per cent this morning.  In the statement accompanying the Fed's decision, it was noted that the labour market continues to strengthen and economic activity is expanding at a moderate pace. Moreover, inflation has increased in recent quarters and near-term risks to the economic outlook appear balanced. The committee expects that economic conditions will evolve in a manner that warrants gradual increases in its target rate, but it was also noted that rates will remain below long-run levels for some time.

Today's action on interest rates by the US federal reserve, particularly the signaling of further rate increases to come this year, will put upward pressure on long-term rates in both the US and Canada.  A tightening cycle in the United States may be further compounded by US monetary and fiscal policy acting at cross purposes, with the Fed trying to cool the economy while the Trump administration embarks on deficit widening tax and spending measures. In all, we expect the consequence of these actions will be higher Canadian mortgage rates by the end of the year.  A deeper analysis of these trends is contained in BCREA's first quarter Mortgage Rate Forecast, available online tomorrow.  

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We just listed a new property located at 130 1995 Burtch Road in Kelowna.
Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Townhome in the desirable Sandringham Development! This home has been meticulously cared for and shows very well! The kitchen includes gleaming Oak Cabinets, lots of Counter Space & a cozy Breakfast Nook. There is a Formal Dining Room large enough to host any family meal that is nicely situated next to the living room. The living room of the home is very generous in size and includes a gas fireplace. Off the living room is your own private backyard perfect for enjoying Okanagan Living. The MASTER BEDROOM is on the MAIN FLOOR + 1 additional bedroom. The basement has a HUGE bedroom, bathroom, family room + 2 unfinished rooms for all your storage needs! The location is central to shopping, restaurants and recreation! This Home is Proudly marketed by the DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM of Royal Lepage Kelowna. Contact Lee (250)575-5455 or Rob (250)575-5255 for your own personal tour or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA for more information!
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We just listed a new property located at 2211 Shannon Way in West Kelowna.
ABSOLUTLEY STUNNING VIEWS OF OKANAGAN LAKE!! The moment you walk thru the door you will be drawn to the MASSIVE Views of the Lake & the City of West Kelowna. The main floor of the home includes designer paint colors, a funky galley kitchen, a large living room + flex room & has what every growing family is looking for3 bedrooms on the same floor!! This home is extremely bright as each room has large Picture Windows + Skylights to let in all the Okanagan Sunlight! The lower level of the home has a HUGE Family Room, Indoor Hot Tub Room, Den + spacious Laundry Room. The backyard of the home is fenced and has just recently been upgraded by a professional landscaping company new irrigation system, block walls, leveled and seeded! There is ample parking for everyone including all of the out of town visitors + that RV you might have! And this home is only a short walk to SHANNON LK ELEMENTARY & Parks! This Home is Proudly marketed by the Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team of Royal Lepage Kelowna. Contact usLee Ivans (250)575-5455 or Rob Dion (250)575-5255 for your own personal tour or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA for more information!
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We just listed a new property located at 101 1957 Kane Road in Kelowna.
Welcome to the Mosaic! This chic ground floor unit is a STUNNER and sure to impress! The unit features a large bedroom, 2 bathrooms + a den that could easily be used as a bedroom, formal dining room, or office. The unit faces West and has its own private entrance making access extremely convenient! The unit has been upgraded throughout Stainless Appliances, Washer & Dryer, Light Fixtures, Plumbing Fixtures, Flooring, Rustic Barn Door, B/I Vac & Granite Countertops! The condo also has 9 FT Ceilings, Central Heating & Cooling and an Electric Fireplace. There is even TWO STORAGE lockers that come with this unit! The deck space is a nice little oasis to enjoy Okanagan Living its large enough for a full patio set and has a Gas Barbecue Hookup. The Mosaic offers a Gym + Meeting Room and is conveniently located across the street from Starbucks, Shopping & Restaurants! Rentals & Pets are welcomed! This is a great place to call home or a perfect investment! Contact THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM (250-575-5455) of Royal LePage Kelowna for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA
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We just SOLD a property located at 210 1966 Enterprise Way in Kelowna.
IMMACULATE 2 BED, 2 BATH UNIT IN MEADOWBROOK ESTATES!! This unit features; fresh paint, new vinyl plank flooring, new counter tops & closet organizers!! The S/E view is stunning, it OVERLOOKS THE CREEK and has a LARGE COVERED DECK to watch the wildlife while enjoying your morning coffee or a glass of wine! The location is stellar...its within walking distance to most amenities and the development features a POOL & CLUBHOUSE which give it a resort feel!! Your definitely going to want to call this home! Call/text THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM (250-575-5255) of Royal LePage Kelowna for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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The Bank of Canada announced this morning that it is holding the target for its overnight rate at 0.5 per cent. In the press release accompanying the decision, the Bank noted that growth in the economy is improving and recent higher CPI inflation should be only temporary, reflecting increased energy costs.  The Bank stated that it is remaining attentive to significant uncertainties weighing on its outlook. 

While the Canadian economy is showing signs of improving, with strong hiring and faster than expected growth in real GDP, the outlook remains clouded by uncertainty over trade and tax policy in the United States.  If economic growth and inflation evolve as the Bank currently projects,  the Bank would likely be contemplating raising its overnight rate some time in early 2018.  However, given that we have no more clarity now than at the time of the Bank's previous rate decision regarding changes to trade agreements or the stance of US fiscal policy, the Bank will remain sidelined until the path forward becomes more clear.


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You don’t have to freeze in the winter or start reading by candlelight to
reduce your electricity bill. There are many simple ways to use less power
with little, if any, impact on your lifestyle.
A good place to start is with your electronics.
According to the David Suzuki Foundation, “Any gizmo that has a clock,
digital timer, remote control or standby mode is sucking energy when it's not
being used (it's called 'phantom electricity' — and it's scary how much of it
there is).” So keep them unplugged as much as possible. Also, unplug
charger cords for phone and computers when not in use. Even when not
connected to the device, they still suck power.
Another easy change to make involves your lights. Switching to compact
fluorescent (CFL) or LED light bulbs can save you a lot of energy. They’re
75% more efficient.
Finally, the old-fashioned method of insulating doors and windows can work
wonders for lowering your electricity bill. In fact, some particularly drafty
homes can lose up to 40% of their heat. Check for drafts regularly and
repair or replace insulation as needed.
None of these ideas will impact your day-to-day living. Yet, they could
potentially save you a bundle.

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Imagine finding a home you love, making an offer, and then finding out there
are other competing offers on the table. Ouch.
If you’re looking for a property in a competitive market, it is likely that there
will be multiple offers. Even just one can create the risk that you’ll lose the
home. So how do you make sure your offer is enticing enough to win over
the seller? Here are some ideas:
• Don’t make a low-ball offer. If you do, it might be dismissed and you
probably won’t get another chance to bid — especially if the other
competing offers are near the listing price.
• Have a pre-arranged mortgage and include that with your offer. This
reassures the seller there won’t be any money issues. (Most lenders
will provide you with a pre-arranged mortgage certificate for this
purpose.)
• Go in with a price high enough that the seller will be interested, but
not so high as to be leaving money on the table. This is tricky and
requires a savvy knowledge of the current market.
• Have a REALTOR® present the offer on your behalf. A REALTOR®
will know how to do so professionally, and in a manner that gives you
the best chance of getting the home.
In a competitive situation, working with a REALTOR® who is an expert on
the local market — and a skilled negotiator — is crucial.

 

Looking for a REALTOR® like that? Call The Dion Ivans-Real Estate Team today!!

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We just SOLD a property located at 802 1395 Ellis Street in Kelowna.
Welcome to one of the most upscale buildings in Kelowna The Madison! This 2 Bedroom, 3 Bath + Den & TV Lounge has been COMPLETELY UPGRADED from the original high end finishings! The unit upgrades include Heated Porcelain Tile Floors throughout, Kitchen Cabinets, Thermador Appliances including a Double Wall Oven, individual Fridge, Freezer + Wine Fridge and all the Lighting has also been upgraded! This South facing unit is flooded with natural light and AMAZING VIEWS of the Lake, City and Mountains. The moment you walk through the door you will be impressed with the floor to ceiling windows capturing the views while watching the hustle and bustle of downtown Kelowna. The master bedroom is extremely generous in size with a luxurious ensuite & its own private door to the patio. The second bedroom also has its own private ensuite! Living in a condo doesnt always mean you need to sacrifice your outdoor living space this unit has just under 1500 sq.ft of DECK SPACE!! There is a 3-zone automated watering system giving you the ability to create an outdoor oasis! In addition, there is also a outdoor gas fireplace to curl up next to while enjoying the beautiful Okanagan evenings! The Madison features a Concierge service, Conference Room with Kitchen Facility and a full Fitness Center. CLICK MULTI-MEDIA TAB TO WATCH HD VIDEO!! Contact THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM (250)-575-5455 or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA for more info!
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We just listed a new property located at 210 1966 Enterprise Way in Kelowna.
IMMACULATE 2 BED, 2 BATH UNIT IN MEADOWBROOK ESTATES!! This unit features; fresh paint, new vinyl plank flooring, new counter tops & closet organizers!! The S/E view is stunning, it OVERLOOKS THE CREEK and has a LARGE COVERED DECK to watch the wildlife while enjoying your morning coffee or a glass of wine! The location is stellar...its within walking distance to most amenities and the development features a POOL & CLUBHOUSE which give it a resort feel!! Your definitely going to want to call this home! Call/text THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM (250-575-5255) of Royal LePage Kelowna for more information or visit WWW.KELOWNAHOMEFINDERS.CA.
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ROB DION, BBA
Personal Real Estate Corporation
Cell: 1 (250) 575-5255
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LEE IVANS, BBA
Personal Real Estate Corporation
Cell: 1 (250) 575-5455 leeivans@royallepage.ca
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