Category Archives: Real Estate

BC & Alberta Mini Vacations: 6 winter weekend getaways for all budgets!

Are you like me and seriously ready for a weekend getaway this winter and searching for BC or Alberta mini vacation spots? Our Reasons for Booking a BC or Alberta Mini Vacation Cody and I decided to not give physical gifts this Christmas and instead chose to plan a trip for the two of us […]

Benefits to Using a REALTOR® vs Going At It Alone

front door view of a cute white dream house with a Canadian flag off to the side

Are you buying or selling a home and considering the benefits of using a Realtor? The truth is that real estate transactions can be stressful, and having a professional Realtor to guide you through the process comes with some great advantages.  Pros and Cons of Using a Realtor Are there pros and cons of using […]

5 Bathroom Floor Tiling Mistakes to Avoid

Thinking of taking on a DIY bathroom floor tiling project? We did, and I’m so glad!  While we’ve done a few different home renovation projects now (check out the cool faux brick, German schmear whitewash wall we built), this was our first floor tiling project. We are really excited about how it turned out! That […]

Pros and Cons of Living in Your DIY Renovation

Skyleigh McCallum Kamloops Realtor and her husband stand in their renovation project home.

So, you’re thinking about taking on a home renovation project.  And not only that, but you’re deciding whether or not you can live in your house while renovating it.  It’s a very fair question to ask! Renovating a home yourself can be super rewarding, but it’s also a lot of work. And when you add […]

5 Reasons the Kamloops Real Estate Market is Booming

Kamloops Realtor Skyleigh McCallum stands with her family in front of a new home they purchased because the Kamloops real estate market is booming.

The Kamloops real estate market is HOT these days! Properties are selling just as quickly as they’re listed, new developments are being built all over the city, and it’s a great time to buy or sell a home.  While other real estate markets throughout British Columbia have slowed in recent years, Kamloops continues to thrive. […]

6 Best Home Tips For Airbnb Hosts

Kamloops Airbnb hosts stage nice, clean living space nicely with fresh paint and furniture.

Is owning an Airbnb worth it? Many Airbnb hosts would agree that running a successful Airbnb is totally possible…as long as you do it right! So you’ve researched the laws and regulations regarding Airbnbs in your area, purchased your Airbnb property, and read up on the basic requirements of Airbnb hosts. Now what? Well, the […]

How has COVID Impacted the Kamloops Real Estate Market?

A cute front door of a townhome.

If you’re wondering how COVID has impacted the Kamloops real estate market in 2020, you’re not alone! It’s a fair question to ask, especially if you’re thinking of buying or selling a home in Kamloops. It’s no secret that many industries have been impacted by the pandemic this year, so how does the Kamloops real […]

Faux Brick Wall DIY: German Smear Whitewash

A DIY faux brick wall diy home renovation project with brick tiles and german smear whitewash built around a fireplace and floating shelves.

I love a good brick wall! They add a rustic-chic element that’s both timeless and funky. We’re living in a new construction home in Kamloops and there happened to be a big, blank wall that needed some pizzaz, so recently I had a chance to build a faux brick wall myself! At first, we weren’t […]

Neighbourhoods in Kamloops: Choosing Where to Live in Kamloops

If you’re looking for Kamloops real estate, you should look at all neighbourhoods in Kamloops to figure out which area you’d like to call home. There are plenty of reasons why people love living in Kamloops. Small town charm with big city amenities, a vibrant city centre nestled in a natural landscape, a tourist destination with […]

Questions to Ask Your REALTOR® When Buying a Home

beautiful portrait of skyleigh mccallum, mentor in the kamloops real estate mentorship program in kamloops bc

Why is it important to know what to ask your REALTOR®? Well, buying a home is a big deal! Not only is it a significant financial investment, but it will become a place where you and your family create memories together for years to come.  You want to make sure you’re making a smart investment […]