NEWS Masters Diamond, Top Producer & Awards of Excellence OH MY! When I first started my real estate career I gave up EVERYTHING. I gave up all my money makers to dive head first into this. I knew if I didn’t dedicate everything I had from the beginning I wouldn’t succeed. To this day, I constantly dedicate myself to my clients, educating myself and keeping up […]
SELLERS HIRE A REALTOR®! Oh hi! I’m Lisa, REALTOR® with the best brokerage in town Kootenay Homes ! Thanks for stopping by my site and here’s why you need a me by YOUR side: 1. Market Insight Masters: Realtors come armed with a treasure trove of market knowledge. With our market insights, we can strategically position your home to […]
BUYERS 4 Things To Know When Buying A Home 1. The days on the market is a valuable indicator of whether or not you can offer lower, or not. If somethings been on the market for 40+ days, the Seller is most likely motivated and willing to take a lower offer.⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ 2. Don’t try to time the market. It’s wildly unpredictable. No one […]
NEWS October Market Update Hello! Here’s a recap on the October market update! Residential real estate market sales are below average for October in the Kootenay region as high interest rates continue to dampen market activity. At the same time, the average price in Trail has come up a tiny bit! Despite high demand we will see a seasonal […]
Experience Trail, BC Trail, BC, nestled in the heart of the West Kootenay’s, is a remarkable place to call home. With its breathtaking natural beauty, strong sense of community, thriving job market, top-notch education and healthcare facilities, and an abundance of recreational opportunities, Trail, BC, truly has it all. Here are 5 key reasons why living in Trail […]
BUYERS Frequently Asked Buyer Questions! Here are a few frequently asked buyer questions! Reach out to get more in depth with any of this!   Contact me 😁 C: 778-554-9289 E:
LISTINGS My Million Dollar Listing 😍 Luxury living meets Kootenay lifestyle in this recently renovated 5-bedroom 4-bathroom home, spanning 4600 square feet. 816 Columbia Road, Castlegar | $1,100,000 | MLS® 2470416 Each room has unique and trendy design features, including custom carpentry and new light fixtures. As you enter through thegrand entrance, the large, open and bright living space welcomes you. The kitchen is complete with […]
SELLERS 2 Selling Secrets: 1 major, 1 minor. Here are two selling secrets! One is major, and the other is minor, although I still think the “minor” is very important! Major tip: PRICE IT RIGHT. Find out what your home is worth, then shave 15 to 20 percent off the price. You’ll be stampeded by buyers with multiple bids — even in the worst […]
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NEWS DIY! Bifolding closet door turned modern barn door! I turned this old by folding closet door into a more modern barn door style! I’m trying really hard to be one of those badass DIY gals. I tackled our laundry room makeover last year, hung a few floating shelves in the bathroom and now this! Baby steps! I bought extra wood to add some […]
SELLERS The 3️⃣ P’s for maximizing the sale of your home!⁣⁣⁣ ⁣𝟏) 𝐏𝐑𝐄𝐏𝐀𝐑𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐢𝐬 𝐤𝐞𝐲 🧹 If you want top dollar, you’ve got to put some sweat equity in to impress those buyers! Get those minor repairs done. Spend time decluttering and depersonalizing. Store those family photos and personal items. You want potential buyers to be able to envision their own items in your home. Fresh […]
What do home buyers want in 2023? What do home buyers want in 2023? And what should we add to the list that YOU as a home buyer are looking for?⁣ ⁣ I did some research on the good ole inter web and along with my own of showing buyers and these are a few hot items!⁣ ⁣ ❶ 𝐋𝐀𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐑𝐘 𝐑𝐎𝐎𝐌⁣ If […]
MY 3 FAVORITE WORDS! Handed over three sets of keys this last week and couldn’t be more excited to get my people into their homes, and just in time to decorate their tree 🎄⁣ ⁣ 𝐐: What does title has registered mean?⁣ ⁣ 𝐀: On the day before or of the possession date is also the completion date. That’s […]
BUYERS Frequently Asked Buyer Questions! Here are a few common questions from first time home buyers What else are you curious about? Email me at or text me 778-554-9289!  
BUYERS A buyers want list includes a laundry room! If your washer and dryer sit alone in the corner of your unfinished basement, it’s time for an upgrade–or at least a rearrangement. I spent a few bucks and brought my dated laundry room to life! All I did was basically paint, changed the light ficture, and added shelving, and plants of course 🪴 View […]
Award of Excellence ✨ How amazing is this! Another award of excellence from Century 21 headquarters for the 3rd quarter 😭 The biggest thanks goes out to my clients for trusting me with their real estate needs 🙏🏻  I of course, couldn’t be doing it without you and I am loving every minute of it! C: 778-554-9289 E:
Why do deals fall through or “crash”? Curious on what you may not know on when/why a deal falls through? A few reason’s could be:⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ ❶ 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 – A defect came back that the buyer didn’t see through the initial showing that they felt was too much to take on. This could be water in walls, structural problems or maybe asbestos. […]
6 WAYS TO GET YOUR HOME READY TO SELL! Not sure how to get your house ready to sell? I got you! From cleaning and staging to repainting and depersonalizing, here are 6 things you can do to get a house ready to sell.⁣ View this post on Instagram   A post shared by C21 Kootenay Homes REALTOR® (@lisanicolerealestate)
NEWS July Market Update Residential real estate sales for the month of July in the region slid down to pre-pandemic activity, reports the Association of Interior REALTORS® (the Association). A total of 1,196 residential unit sales were recorded across the Association region, marking a 33.3% decrease compared to the number of units sold during the hot market of July […]
NEWS June Market Update! We saw this coming! Due to the recent mortgage rate interest hikes real estate sales for the month of June in the region have slowed down.  Average prices have plateaued since the start of 2022, and we know that our region provides buyers with more affordable options. Our sales performance in June makes us one […]
LISTINGS OPEN HOUSE FUN! HOW TO OPEN HOUSE! Got creative and had fun with this one! Always putting in the extra effort for my clients! 🙏🏻⁣⁣ This home is now SOLD! If you are looking to list your home and wanting inventive, fresh marketing techniques – then I am your gal for the job! Taking You From One Stage […]