Kelowna Yacht Club – More Than Just Boats

In 1945 when Kelowna was still just a small town, there wasn’t much of a boating community. A surprising fact considering Kelowna is home to the beautiful Okanagan Lake. With nothing in place, a group of boat owners began to develop the Kelowna Yacht Club. It started small, with the founders initially focusing on building launching facilities and a clubhouse.

World Population Day

World Population Day is a day that takes place annually to raise awareness of global population issues. Established in 1989, it was inspired by the massive public interest in Five Billion Day, July 11th, 1987. In celebration of World Population Day, let’s take a look at Kelowna and how it has grown over the years as well as how it’s

Canada Day Weekend Fun

I don’t know about you but Canada Dayis one my favourite holidays to celebrate with friends and family.  It reminds me how blessed and lucky we are to live in a country with such great history and culture. Over the years of living in Kelowna, I’ve experienced the plethora of things that one can do to enjoy the day. This

Eye on Kettle Valley: Kelowna’s Favourite Neighbourhood

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The Village of Kettle Valley is an award-winning community. It features walkable streetscapes, gorgeous parks, extensive nature trails, panoramic Okanagan Valley views, exceptional educational institutes and access to great amenities. At the heart of Kettle Valley is a strong sense of belonging and community. Since it was founded in 1996, residents have established a welcoming neighbourhood of residents eager to

Feature Kelowna Real Estate Professional: Kelsey Surowiec

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On behalf of Kelowna Life Real Estate, we’d like to welcome Kelsey Surowiec to the team. Kelsey is an excellent addition to Kelowna Life. She is passionate about sharing the incredible community we have in Kelowna with homebuyers. Kelowna Upbringing Kelsey was born and raised in Kelowna and is currently in the process of obtaining her real estate license. Kelsey

New Mortgage Rules in 2018

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The Canadian government wants to provide new homeowners the ability to withstand rising interest rates. In 2017, the Canadian Government implemented changes for new applicants of high-ratio mortgages. The change was based on having applicants qualify at a higher interest rate, while still offering lower interest rates. By doing this, it ensured that if rates go up, these homeowners would

Feature Kelowna Real Estate Professional: Rob Nelson

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Rob Nelson founded Kelowna Life Real Estate Group in 2015 after deciding to move and enter the real estate market in Kelowna. His passion for Kelowna, and the Okanagan lifestyle has been a substantial part of Kelowna Life’s success. Rob and his team of expert real estate professionals not only specialize in real estate, but truly believe in the City

Feature Kelowna Life Real Estate Professional: Jason Abougoush

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Kelowna Life has developed lasting relationships within Kelowna’s community, and there are a few Real Estate Agents that we feel stand out due to their exceptional client service. In honour of the hard work and commitment that our Real Estate Agents demonstrate, we’re featuring Jason Abougoush to get into the holiday spirit! Jason Abougoush is a Real Estate Professional with a

Relocating to Kelowna?

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Partner with an Agent that Comes Recommended Deciding to move to a new city, province or country can leave you feeling unsettled. What are the people like there? What neighbourhood would suit my family? Is it safe? As the hundreds of unknowns fill your mind, stress and anxiety can take hold leaving you with more questions than answers. Without a

Current State of the Market in Kelowna Real Estate

The state of the real estate market is always a hot topic. It seems like opinions change daily and it can be difficult to gain an accurate understanding of the “big picture”. Kelowna Life Real Estate Group prides itself on having a deep insight into our local market. Our finger is always on the pulse, so when the time comes