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We just SOLD a property located at 1293 Roth Avenue in Kelowna.
CUSTOM BUILT BLACK MOUNTAIN HOME WITH A TRIPLE GARAGE, LAKE VIEW & A LEGAL SUITE!! This craftsman style home features an open concept main floor with a stunning kitchen, stainless appliances, a walk-in pantry, engineered hardwood & a den that could be used as a bedroom. There are french doors that lead out to the huge partially covered deck to take in the STUNNING LAKE & CITY VIEWS!! Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms including the large master with spa like 4 pce ensuite including a tile shower, soaker tub & skylight. The walk-out basement features a LEGAL BACHELOR SUITE with separate laundry and a private exterior entrance. There is also another den & a large rec room with a gas fireplace & separate access to the fenced back yard. The basement layout provides options... it can be used as part of the house for additional space or included as part of the suite. The TANDEM TRIPLE GARAGE offers plenty of space for vehicles, toys & storage!! This home checks a lot of boxes....suite, views, desirable floor plan with 3 beds on one level, fenced yard & plenty of garage space!! The location is also great as shopping centers are within 5 minutes, big box retail stores within 8 minutes, 15 minutes to Okanagan Lake, 10 minutes to the Airport & 40 minutes to the Big White Ski Resort!! PRICED $34,000 UNDER ASESSED VALUE!! (id:2493)
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We all know that December is a time cherished by many!

It's a time of year when everyone walks around with a grin on their face and an extra skip in there step. It's hard not to get caught up in the holiday spirit. Heck, why try to resist? And, whether you spend December celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, Festivus, Hogmanay, or simply anticipating New Years, Boxing Day, orNational Cookie Exchange Day (yep, it's a real thing), we think we can ALL agree on one thing: Holiday lights are awesome!

There are so many things we love about living in Kelowna, but around December, our favourite Kelowna attribute is the holiday spirit that embodies our community, and the vast amount of beautiful lights! The kids go crazy for them, and to be honest, so do we!

While there is an abundance of light ups around the Okanagan (Kelowna, Peachland, Westbank, Penticton), these require careful planning. Sometimes, on our day off, it's just nice to pack the kids in the car-- or just our sweethearts – and drive around looking at the amazing displays around town.

Well, we had the chance to do just that this week, and let us tell you. It's looking great out there!

We wouldn't want you to miss out on this festive activity, so The Dion-Ivan Real Estate Team put together a short list of our favourite 'lit up' neighbourhoods in Kelowna.

First, we travelled up to Black Mountain where the view of Kelowna is simply breathtaking. Now, let us tell you right away there are no shortage of lights in this popular Kelowna neighbourhood. In fact, it doesn't really matter what direction you drive in you are sure to see some beautifully decorated homes; however, you are going to want to pay special attention to Longley Cr, Wilmot, and Feedham!

After our Black Mountain adventure, we travelled down Springfield (also some nice displays) and up to Kettle Valley. We know! That is the complete opposite end of town, but we had leave the gem in Rutland till the end, and we know the folks of Kettle Valley never fail to impress. We were right! If the homes of this picturesque neighbourhood weren't enough to take a drive up for, the lights sure are! Much like Black Mountain, any direction will take you to some beautiful holiday light displays. Simply head up Chute Lake Rd, and enjoy the sites! Our favourite roads to travel down were Ptarmigan, Providence, Quilchena, Tulameen, and McCaren.


It was getting late, so we knew it was time to head back to Rutland for the icing on the cake. However, before we explored the best of the best, we discovered some awesome decorated houses on Hollydell and Dundee; be sure to check them out! Then we headed on down to Candy Cane Lane! So far, Candy Cane Lane is the crown jewel of Christmas and Holiday Lights in Kelowna. Originally consisting of Gramiak and Collison, it has expanded yearly to include Elwyn Rd, Mary Ct, Rex Rd, and Taylor Rd. It is breathtaking! Every year gets better and better, and let me tell you, these Kelowna homeowners do an incredible job, and we are truly thankful for them! When you visit Candy Cane Lane (an you really must visit!), be sure to bring a non perishable donation for the Kelowna Women's Shelter!

As much as we wish we did, The Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team didn't have the time to explore all of Kelowna, or even touch the rest of the Okanagan, but we know there are some spenders still to see!

Do you have a favourite holiday street in the Okanagan? Don't keep it to yourself! Let us and the others know.

Looking to make Kelowna your new forever home?

Contact The Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team


ROB DION, BBA
PERSONAL REAL ESTATE CORPORATION

250-575-5255
robdion@royallepage.ca


LEE IVANS, BBA
PERSONAL REAL ESTATE CORPORATION

250-575-5455
leeivans@royallepage.ca


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The Bank of Canada maintained its overnight rate at 0.25 per cent this morning, a level it considers its effective lower bound. The Bank is also continuing its quantitative easing (QE) program, purchasing at least $4 billion of Government of Canada bonds per week and re-affirmed its forward guidance on future interests moves, committing to holding the policy rate at 0.25 per cent until slack in the economy is absorbed and inflation is sustainably trending at 2 per cent.   In the statement accompanying the decision, the Bank noted that the recovery underway will be choppy due to rising cases of COVID-19 and will continue to require extraordinary monetary support from the bank.

Current slack in the economy, along with low energy prices, is holding Canadian inflation well below its target of 2 per cent. Total CPI inflation is trending under 1 per cent while the Bank of Canada’s measures of “core” inflation remain below target despite the massive expansion of the Bank’s balance sheet necessary to facilitate its quantitative easing program. With the arrival of viable vaccines, we may see the Canadian economic recovery materially accelerate in the second half of 2021. If that occurs, the first stage of tighter monetary policy from the Bank will be how and when it decides to taper purchases of government bonds over the next year. As it does,  we may start to see a divergence in variable and fixed rates by early summer as bond yields rise and fixed mortgage rates move marginally higher.
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We just SOLD a property located at 2166 Mimosa Drive in West Kelowna.
SPOTLESS RANCHER IN THE DESIRABLE +45 SAGE CREEK GATED COMMUNITY!! This 2 bed, 2 bath plus den home is situated on a quiet corner lot & is in showroom condition! The unit features a skylight for natural light, a gas fireplace, stainless appliances and a fresh coat of paint! The home has been beautifully landscaped including concrete curbing & a large patio at the back complete with a covered pergola! Sage Creek features a fantastic club house with a library, games room, gym, two gourmet kitchens, patio & lounge area. The development is steps away from 2 Eagles Golf Course and walking distance to groceries, shopping & other amenities. (id:2493)
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We just SOLD a property located at 2200 Gallagher Road in Kelowna.
Beautiful Black Mountain Farm Almost 6 Acres 2 Homes Amazing Views and Only 10 Minutes to Town! This Private Acreage is a Wonderful Setup for Extended Families, Horse Lovers, or Someone Interested in Farming the Landthe Possibilities are Endless! The Main Home has 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms and is Incredibly Warm and Inviting. The Kitchen has been Updated Featuring Beautiful Maple Shaker Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances and a HUGE Sit Up Bar. The Kitchen overlooks the Living Room which has an Abundance of Natural Light and has a Very Cozy Freestanding Wood Stove! There is a Massive Deck to Sit and Relax while Overlooking the Property and Views of the Mountains & Farmland and there is even a Hot Tub to add to the Relaxation. The Master Bedroom of the Home provides Unlimited Comfort a Luxurious 5 Pcs Ensuite (Heated Floors), a Large Walk in Closet + 2 DBL Slider Doors to let in all the Fresh Air!! The Upstairs is where you will find a Big and Bright Family Room that includes a Deck providing Beautiful Sightlines of the Property. The Family Room also Splits the 2 Generous Sized Bedrooms. The Second Residence of the Property is Perfect for Extended Family, Farm Help or some Extra Revenue. There are many Outbuildings: A Massive Pole Barn, Dog Pen, Tack Room and Horse Shelters. And there are several Fruit TreesCherry, Plum, Apricot, and Peaches. This Property is 100% usable, Fully Fenced and is a Truly Special Place to Call Home! (id:2493)
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We just SOLD a property located at 330 McCurdy Road in Kelowna.
Desirable Split-Level Home with Suite Large .21 Acre Corner Lot & 2 Driveways! This Home is a Great Setup for any Buyer as it has SEPARATE DRIVEWAYS + SEPARATE YARDS making for Easy Living! The Main Part of the Home includes 3 Bedrooms, a Large Living Room + an Updated Kitchen. The Lower Level of the Home Offers a 1 Bedroom Suite with its Own Separate Laundry + Separate Entrance. There is an Attached Single Car Garage + RV Parking for almost any Size RV. This is a Great Investment or the Perfect Place to Call Home! (id:2493)
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We just listed a new property located at 2166 Mimosa Drive in West Kelowna.
SPOTLESS RANCHER IN THE DESIRABLE +45 SAGE CREEK GATED COMMUNITY!! This 2 bed, 2 bath plus den home is situated on a quiet corner lot & is in showroom condition! The unit features a skylight for natural light, a gas fireplace, stainless appliances and a fresh coat of paint! The home has been beautifully landscaped including concrete curbing & a large patio at the back complete with a covered pergola! Sage Creek features a fantastic club house with a library, games room, gym, two gourmet kitchens, patio & lounge area. The development is steps away from 2 Eagles Golf Course and walking distance to groceries, shopping & other amenities. Sub-Lease payment $437/month. (id:2493)
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We just SOLD a property located at 3030 Valentino Court in Kelowna.
STUNNING WALK OUT RANCHER WITH 2 SEPARATE DOUBLE GARAGES & TONS OF RV PARKING!! This executive home features an open concept main floor with hardwood flooring, trayed ceilings, & an expansive kitchen with stainless appliances, new tile backsplash & granite waterfall counters!! There is also a HUGE PARTIALLY COVERED DECK to take in the PANORAMIC VALLEY & MOUNTAIN VIEWS!! The spacious master bedroom has a custom fireplace & the 5 PC ensuite has heated tile floors, a huge soaker tub with access to the walk-in closet! The lower level features 2 more bedrooms, a large rec room complete with a gas fireplace with access to the lower deck with hot tub & the fenced backyard!! There is also a SEPARATE LOWER GARAGE that could also be used as a workshop!! This is truly a unique offering with 2 double garages, enough RV parking for all your toys & offers spectacular views!! (id:2493)
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We just SOLD a property located at 635 Fraser Road in Kelowna.
DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL!! This 3 bed, 2 bath home sits on a HUGE 87' X 168' .34 ACRE LOT!! There are several possible options with this property... add a carriage house, or build secondary dwelling and stratify the lot. Several homes in the area have already added a carriage house or stratified the lot. The house has some updates including new windows and features a detached garage & 2 driveways for extra parking! The location is central to schools, shopping and parks! (id:2493)
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We just listed a new property located at 330 McCurdy Road in Kelowna.
Desirable Split-Level Home with Suite Large .21 Acre Corner Lot & 2 Driveways! This Home is a Great Setup for any Buyer as it has SEPARATE DRIVEWAYS + SEPARATE YARDS making for Easy Living! The Main Part of the Home includes 3 Bedrooms, a Large Living Room + an Updated Kitchen. The Lower Level of the Home Offers a 1 Bedroom Suite with its Own Separate Laundry + Separate Entrance. There is an Attached Single Car Garage + RV Parking for almost any Size RV. This is a Great Investment or the Perfect Place to Call Home! (id:2493)
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It doesn't matter what city or town you live in, Halloween night is sure to be filled with candy crazed trick-or-treaters. Unfortunately, your almost certainly guaranteed to run into some mischievous chaos, parties, and unsafe driving.


If you have a little trick-or-treater in your life, than safety is probably your top priority. It's The Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team's too! That is why we have researched the best, family friendly neighbourhoods to safely take your children trick-or-treating.


Below, you will find a list of some of Kelowna's safest neighbourhoods!

Black Mountain

Along with it's beautiful orchards, great school, golf courses, and gorgeous houses, Black Mountain offers some of the best trick-or-treating Kelowna has to offer! The houses are well decorated, the neighbourhood is friendly, and you may even find yourself with a full size candy bar or two to share with the kiddos. Some of those great homes come with a bit of a hike though, so be forewarned!


Glenmore

Glenmore is home to schools, shops, and parks galore; so it is no wonder it's such a popular community for families to reside in. As such, it is also one the best and safest communities to take your kids trick-or-treating. When your little ones (or you) get tired, there is most likely a park to rest in right around the corner. Additionally, these homes are close to bus routes, so driving isn't an issue!


Dilworth

Like Black Mountain, Dilworth comes with a bit of a climb, but it's worth it! These upscale single family homes are close together, and traffic is relatively calm. Just pick one side of the mountain and your little spooks will have a blast!


Kettle Valley

Kettle Valley spares no expense. With spectacular family homes, townhouses, shops, and schools, Kettle Valley is the perfect place to bring your family. These homes are often heavily decorated and close together. There have even been rumours of Halloween fireworks in the park! The only downside is it can be a little overcrowded, so get there early or you may find yourself out of luck! If you are looking for a Kettle Valley feel with less crowd, head down to Paret Rd/Crescent. It's perfect for a short, quality trick-or-treating session.



West Kelowna Estates

Kelowna residents on the East side of the bridge don't get all the fun. While West Kelowna offers a ton of quality trick-or-treating, West Kelowna Estates has beautiful homes, and very family friendly neighbourhoods. Traffic is generally calm, and it's just a short drive from Downtown Kelowna

Regardless of where you go trick-or-treating this year, The Dion-Ivans Real Estate Team wishes you a safe and fun adventure!


Know of another great neighbourhood to take the kids? Share it with us in the comments!


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The Bank of Canada held its overnight rate at 0.25 per cent this morning, a level it considers its effective lower bound. The Bank is also continuing its quantitative easing (QE) program, though re-calibrated to target longer-term bonds and slightly scaled back from purchasing $5 billion per week in Government of Canada bonds to $4 billion per week. The Bank also reiterated forward guidance on future interests moves, committing to holding the policy rate at 0.25 per cent until slack in the economy is absorbed and inflation is sustainably trending at 2 per cent.   In the statement accompanying the decision, the Bank noted that the Canadian economy is recovering, though at a highly uneven rate, with the pandemic particularly affecting low-income workers.  Overall, the Bank expects a decline in Canadian real GDP of 5.5 per cent this year, before growing 4 per cent next year. Inflation is expected to remain below its 2 per cent target through 2022.

With the Bank committing to holding its policy rate at 0.25 per cent until slack in the economy is absorbed, and continuing its quantitative easing program of asset purchases, Canadian mortgage rates should remain at current historical lows for quite some time. Given the Bank's forward guidance on interest rates and its projection for inflation, those low rates are anticipated to remain in place until 2023, providing a significant boost to an already strong BC housing market.
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We just SOLD a property located at 5054 South Ridge Drive in Kelowna.
IMMACULATE WALKOUT RANCHER AMAZING VIEWS OF THE LAKE & CITY AND DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STREET FROM SOUTH RIDGE PARK. This Home has a Very Flexible Floor PlanMaster on the Main + Den & 3 Beds Down (possibility to suite). The Home has Been Well Maintained Throughout and Flooded with Natural Light. The Kitchen has an Open Concept Plan that is Perfectly Positioned to Take in the Views of the Lake & City. The Master Bedroom is Generous in Size and has a 5 Pce Ensuite and Spacious Walk in Closet. The Main Floor also Consists of a Bright Living Room w/ Gas Fireplace, Den/Office (could be used as a 5th Bedroom) & Laundry Conveniently Located off the Garage. The Walkout Basement includes a Family Room w/ Gas Fireplace, 3 Large Bedrooms, Cold Storage & a Huge Storage Room (15x10). The Backyard of the Home Offers a Great Combination of Greenspace + Additional Parking. 5054 South Ridge Dr is Easy Living & The Perfect Place to Call Home! Pls Click on Virtual Tour (id:2493)
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We just listed a new property located at 3030 Valentino Court in Kelowna.
STUNNING WALK OUT RANCHER WITH 2 SEPARATE DOUBLE GARAGES & TONS OF RV PARKING!! This executive home features an open concept main floor with hardwood flooring, trayed ceilings, & an expansive kitchen with stainless appliances, new tile backsplash & granite waterfall counters!! There is also a HUGE PARTIALLY COVERED DECK to take in the PANORAMIC VALLEY & MOUNTAIN VIEWS!! The spacious master bedroom has a custom fireplace & the 5 PC ensuite has heated tile floors, a huge soaker tub with access to the walk-in closet! The lower level features 2 more bedrooms, a large rec room complete with a gas fireplace with access to the lower deck with hot tub & the fenced backyard!! There is also a SEPARATE LOWER GARAGE that could also be used as a workshop!! This is truly a unique offering with 2 double garages, enough RV parking for all your toys & offers spectacular views!! (id:2493)
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We just SOLD a property located at 4646 McClure Road in Kelowna.
ONE OF A KIND LOWER MISSION PROPERTY!! This well built character home features a 3 bedroom home on one side and a 2 bedroom LEGAL SUITE on the other side as well as a detached double garage/shop with power. Several up-dates have been done including a new kitchen. The house has been meticulously cared for & is in great condition however the TRUE VALUE IS IN THE LAND!! The HUGE .59 ACRE LOT CAN BE SUBDIVIDED! The City has indicated 3 LOTS "should" be an option. The location is spectacular and the property backs onto BELLEVUE CREEK with mature landscaping all around. There are lots of options with this truly amazing property - keep the current home, build one large estate or subdivide into potentially 3 lots. Contact 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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We just SOLD a property located at 1304 1875 Country Club Drive in Kelowna.
SPOTLESS 2 BEDROOM & DEN CONDO AT PINNACLE POINT!! This bright unit features an open concept floor plan with the bedrooms located at opposite ends of the unit and has golf course & pool VIEWS! It also comes with 2 parking stalls and is conveniently located on the same floor at the OUTDOOR POOL, HOT TUB & GYM!! The development is located within minutes to the Airport, University & two Championship Golf Courses! Live in year round or take advantage of the strong rental demand for daily, weekly or monthly rentals. Contact 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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We just SOLD a property located at 209 1795 Country Club Drive in Kelowna.
LUXURY TOWNHOUSE OVERLOOKING QUAIL RIDGE GOLF COURSE!! This 2 bed, 2.5 bath end unit features; vaulted ceilings, tons of windows for natural light, a gas fireplace, an open concept main floor with 2 bedrooms upstairs, stainless appliances & granite in the kitchen. The VIEWS from the deck are stunning to relax & enjoy the all the Okanagan has to offer! The unit comes FULLY FURNISHED with absolutely everything you need for a vacation property or to enjoy for yourself year round. The development has a beautiful OUTDOOR POOL and is located minutes from the airport, university and two championship golf courses!! Contact 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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We just SOLD a property located at 136 1200 Cameron Avenue in Kelowna.
Looking for a ground floor townhome in one of the most desirable locations in Kelownathis is it!! This beautiful ground floor unit has a very functional layout that has lots of natural lights and only steps from all the amenities Gusiachan Village has to offer! The unit features a gas fireplace, central heating & cooling, 2 large separate patios perfect for enjoying both the morning & afternoon sunshine. There is secure U/G parking, a storage locker and the development has a wonderful pool + hot tub to enjoy! All this located in the desirable Guisachan Village with Starbucks, shopping, & markets at your fingertips! PET FRIENDLY. Lease Fee is $166.70. Call or Text THE DION-IVANS REAL ESTATE TEAM (250-575-5455) of Royal LePage Kelowna 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 401 1961 Durnin Road in Kelowna.
STUNNING TOP FLOOR CONDO IN BRISTOL GARDENS!! This spacious, open concept unit features almost 1,700 SF of living space with 3 beds, tons of windows to take in the MOUNTAIN VIEWS, a skylight for extra natural light & a 3 sided gas fireplace perfectly situated between the living room & dining room. The kitchen has been tastefully updated with granite counters, a huge sit up bar & stainless appliances with a gas range. Other features include; hardwood floors, a large master with an amazing spa like en-suite, an enclosed balcony which provides an ADDITIONAL 135 SF of living space & the unit is on the quiet side of the building! The location is spectacular - walking distance to all amenities & Mission Creek Greenway! (id:2493)
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We just SOLD a property located at 2385 Selkirk Drive in Kelowna.
This 2 Story Dilworth Mountain Family Home is Sure to Impress! The Home has an Open Concept on the Main Floor, a Kitchen Perfect for Entertaining that includes Shaker Cabinets & Stainless-Steel Appliances! The Kitchen flows Perfectly into the Living Room that has a Cozy Gas Fireplace! The Private Backyard of the Home has a Large Deck and Backs onto Peaceful Greenspace. Upstairs has 3 Bedrooms Perfect for Families! The Master Bedroom has Relaxing Views of the Forest and is Generous in Size including a 5 pce Ensuite! The Basement has something for Everyonea Media Room, Custom Kids Play Area, Guest Bedroom and Beautifully Updated Bathroom. This Home also has RV Parking! Dilworth Mountain is One the Most Central Spots to Live in the Okanagan and this Home has the Perfect Blend for any Family! Click on the Virtual Tour! (id:2493)
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ROB DION, BBA
Personal Real Estate Corporation
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LEE IVANS, BBA
Personal Real Estate Corporation
Cell: 1 (250) 575-5455 leeivans@royallepage.ca
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