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3 Tips For Decorating Your Home During The Holidays

It’s that time of year again! You know the one. Where we dig out those christmas boxes from storage, bring home the smell of fresh pine and cozy up by the fire over hot cocoa. Aside from the usual decorations, why not try something new this year to spruce up your home holiday decor? Here are 3 easy tips when designing your living space for the christmas season.

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5 Holiday Events in Kamloops You Don’t Want to Miss

The holiday season is the perfect excuse to enjoy amazing events happening in your community. Whether it’s time with the kids, shopping for christmas presents with friends, or just a special date night, there’s an activity for everyone. Here are 5 local events in Kamloops you don’t want to miss!

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Retirement Living – Why Renting may be the Right Choice for You

You’ve worked hard your whole life and the time has finally arrived to consider retirement options. The kids are grown and off raising their own families, you live in a single family home that is far too big for 1 or 2 people, and the thought of cutting the grass ruins most Sunday afternoons. Does this sound familiar? The decision to retire often brings a new perspective to wants and needs, and the best way to enjoy the golden years of your life. If you’re deciding between renting and buying during retirement, here are a few reasons why renting may benefit you.

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The Benefits of a Walkable Community

Located in the heart of Valleyview, Orchards Walk offers unique flatland that is excellent for walking and cycling. Our master community plan works towards a highly walkable neighbourhood with nearby amenities including a planned recreation centre, future commercial plaza and pedestrian access over the highway to river parkland. As a walkable community Orchards Walk also features a variety of living options including multi-family townhomes, single family homes, and the newly developed retirement condominiums at The Residence. Living in a walkable neighbourhood has many benefits, here are a few that inspired us in designing the master plan of Orchards Walk.

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Tour The Residence Building Starting November 5th!

The time has finally arrived! We’ve had a lot of patient visitors waiting to see The Residence first-hand. Well now you can. Email us to book your pre-opening building tour on weekends, starting November 5th, 2016. Tours will run every hour on the hour from 11am-3pm. The Residence is located at 3201 Valleyview Drive in Kamloops. Click here for map and directions.

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Home Buying 101 – Working Through Wants vs. Needs

Meet Tom and Jennifer, newlyweds looking to upgrade from their current apartment space as their family begins to grow. The couple has done their due diligence getting financials in place, hiring a professional realtor, and scouting a community they’d like to call home. They attend every open house and presentation centre in the area, and have viewed over 30 homes in the past month but still can’t come to a decision. There have been many properties within their budget and location requirements, but Tom and Jennifer still haven’t found a space they both agree on. She wants an entertainer’s kitchen with large open concept; he wants a double garage with ample space for his tools and hiking equipment.

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Designed with you in mind: The Residence preparing for move-ins this Winter

The latest addition to the Orchards Walk community, The Residence, is set to open for move-ins this Winter. The building boasts an array of condo style units in studio, one and two bedroom floor plans, each built with modern features that are sure to impress. A mix of urban with a nod to historical design, the angled lines, steel structures and glass give The Residence a contemporary look with cedar wood trim, brick and stone work conveying the warmth of the past.

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We appreciate your feedback: Orchards Walk Community Survey

Help shape the future of your community! With the next phase of Orchards Walk soon to be underway, we’d like to hear from current and prospective residents of the neighbourhood in regards to future development of the area. Let us know what types of businesses you’d like to see in the commercial plaza, and provide helpful feedback in this quick and fully anonymous survey.

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