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8 Joanna Gaines Inspired Decorating Tips for a Rustic, Farmhouse-Style Home

Joanna Gaines’s signature design style is perfect for your equestrian property. The rustic elements complemented by her charming farmhouse decorating are everything you’ve wanted.

Here in Langley, BC, my acreage clients are often looking to bring the area’s farmhouse, rustic quality indoors. 

So whether you’re looking to impress potential buyers or create a beautiful living space for you and your family,  here are some Joanna-inspired interior decorating tips anyone can tie in for a classically rustic home.  

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How to Raise Chickens on Your Acreage

One of the most popular animals we see acreage owners gravitating towards is chickens. Caring for chickens on your property can be a fun and rewarding activity for the entire family (and the endless supply of farm fresh eggs isn’t too bad either).

Thinking about starting a backyard coop of your own? Let’s look at what you need to consider before you begin raising chickens on your acreage.

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Want to Sell Your Home Fast? Focus on the Kitchen!

Imagine the following scenario. You’ve finally found the most amazing country acreage. The one that checks all the boxes. It has the cute, cozy country home. The spacious sheds. The lovely creek. The garden area. And of course, plenty of room for your family and four-legged friends. It’s the dream estate, and one that you know will be the perfect home for decades to come. 

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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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