The Ultimate Moving Checklist

Moving to a new home is never an easy task. In fact, moving can often be one of the most physically and emotionally draining tasks you’ll ever complete in your life. There is just so much to do and so little time. Plus, with nearly daily disruptions to your routine for weeks (or even months) on end, it’s that much harder to relax and unwind in the evening, causing even more stress for homeowners. 

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Top 7 Tips for Buying an Equestrian Property

For many, the desire to move to an acreage in the country is fuelled by more than just a love of quiet, open spaces. It’s also often motivated by the desire to have our horses closer to home.

Whether for a hobby or for a business, buying an equestrian property is a big decision. Even for those with years of experience with horses, there are still many things that need to be evaluated and considered before say yes to the perfect horse-friendly acreage.

As a lifelong lover of equine, as well as one of British Columbia’s top real estate agents specializing in acreages, I have put together some of my top tips for those looking to evaluate a horse-friendly plot of land. 

Ready to saddle up? Here’s are my top 7 tips for buying an equestrian property.

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The Best Christmas Markets, Christmas Tree Farms, & Holiday Experiences In The Fraser Valley

The most wonderful time of year is finally here! And what better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a fun holiday-themed activity? Thankfully, there is no shortage of holiday cheer in the Fraser Valley.

Ready to deck the halls? Check out our definitive list of Fraser Valley’s Best Christmas Markets, Christmas Tree Farms, & Holiday Experiences:

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How to Winterize Your Equestrian Property

Though winter brings the holiday season, hockey, and lots of other joys, it also brings harsh conditions to your acreage. And if you do not properly prepare your property, come spring you may have all sorts of issues to deal with. 

After many years of country living I’ve developed a foolproof checklist for winterizing acreages. Ready to get start prepping your property for this winter? Check out the steps you need to take…

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The Definitive List of Fraser Valley Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, & Other Halloween Activities!

It’s that magical time of year where our favourite tricks and treats come alive. I am of course talking about Halloween! And what would Halloween be without pumpkins patches, corn mazes, haunted houses, and other spectacularly spooky activities?

Ready to have some Halloween fun this fall? Check out my definitive list of Fraser Valley’s pumpkin patches, corn mazes, haunted houses and more:

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My Top 10 Favourite Wineries in Langley

The fall is a magical time here in Langley. We’re gifted with those sunny yet crisp days, the leaves turn wonderful shades of yellow, red, and gold, and everyone returns fresh from their summer holidays, ready to reconnect with their friends and family. And of course, this means that there is no shortage of wonderful fall activities!

One of my favourites? Visiting one of the many acclaimed local wineries around Langley. If you haven’t visited a Langley winery before, you’re in for a real treat. We have a large collection of incredible vineyards – meaning that for most of you, an afternoon trip to enjoy one of these wonders is just a short ride away.

Looking for some inspiration? Well thankfully as a longtime Langley resident, I have visited many of the local vineyards, and would love to share my favourites. So, without further ado, here is the list of My Top 10 Favourite Wineries in Langley:

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Eat and Shop Local with Langley’s Fall Farmers Markets!

One of the best parts of country living is having easy access to fresh, locally farmed food. There is something different about biting into a locally grown vegetable or cracking a fresh local egg. Not only does it taste better…it feels better too! Thankfully, here in the Langley area there is no shortage of wonderful farms and ranches producing terrific fruits, vegetables, and local dairy.

Looking to shop for local, farm fresh food this fall? Let us show you some of our favourite fall farmers markets in the Langley area:

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What You Need to Know About Watercourses

I believe most anyone would agree that one of the main reasons British Columbia is such a wonderful place to call home is its vast collection of natural beauty. From the lowland forests to the highest hills and mountains, the entire province is a seemingly endless collection of natural wonders just waiting to be explored.

This of course includes all the wonderful bodies of water that dot the landscape. Our pristine streams, lakes, and rivers only add to the amazing beauty that surrounds us. But it’s important to remember that these bodies of water are not just there to look at. Many also perform incredibly important functions in our ecosystem, serving as a home to various plants and animals, and well as acting as a watershed.
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Sponsorships & Community Support

Supporting Our Community

As a longtime Langley Realtor and resident, I am incredibly proud to have the opportunity to work with and sponsor many wonderful local causes and organizations. I truly believe that a community is only as strong as the support its members give each other, which is why my team and I strive to provide as much assistance as we can to these wonderful groups around Langley:

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August Events In Langley, BC

Your Guide to What’s Happening in Langley this August

While it may seem like summer has just kicked into full gear, it’s already that time of year where we start to think about sending the kids back to school, and the arrival of crisp fall days. Thankfully, there are still many ways to enjoy the warm weather while it lasts here in Langley.

Looking for something fun for you and the family to do this August? Well you’re in luck. We’ve scoured the newspapers and the web, and have put together a comprehensive list of some of Langley’s best upcoming events this month. Here are some of our favourites!

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