Thomas & Wanda

"Mr. & Mrs. Fraser Valley"

Check out our clients' lovely home!    We have listed a new property at 2503 400 CAPILANO RD in Port Moody.
VIEWS! VIEWS! VIEWS! A rare opportunity awaits at ARIA 2! This 1293 SF 2 Bed 2 Bath is the home you've been waiting for! Absolutely STUNNING sub-Penthouse boasting spectacular panoramic South-West Views of Burrard Inlet & Burnaby Mountain throughout! WOW! This is a Dream home, equipped with Chef's kitchen & Huge Island/Bar, OPEN Plan Great Room Living-making it perfect for Entertaining! Designed with floor to ceiling glass to compliment the incredible views! 2 Patios to enjoy the fresh air! It gleams with "pride of ownership"! Situated in prime Suterbrook location in building with state of the art amenities! Full scale gym! Pool, Steam Room, Party Room, Squash Courts, Theatre & more! In the heart of the village- steps to the new Evergreen Line! 2 PETS ALLOWED! Don't Wait! You'll LOVE IT!
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Does a Kitchen Renovation Increase Home Value?

Does a Kitchen Renovation Increase Home Value?
The kitchen is the heart of the home. When it's well designed it can elevate the entire look and feel of a property, both in terms of appearance and in terms of functionality. And when it's not, it can make an entire home feel dated and inefficient-which can be a big problem if you're thinking of selling. (moving.com) > Read More
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We are thrilled to say we have just SOLD a property at 19443 66A AVE in Surrey.
COOPER CREEK! This is an INCREDIBLE Home! Meticulously cared for TOP to Bottom! 2587 Sq.ft situated on a 3526 SF FT Lot! Fantastic GREAT ROOM Design - Open to the Kitchen and Dining - making it PERFECT for Entertaining! UPGRADED White & Gray Kitchen boasts Quartz Counter and an Over-Sized Island! Kitchen also boasts. Built-in Computer Nook! Stunning Newer Laminate Floors throughout Main! Main Floor Den! UPSTAIRS Spacious Master with Walk-In Closet and luxurious Soaker Tub & Separate Shower! 2 more Good sized Bedrooms plus Laundry UP! Basement has professionally finished 1 Bedroom Suite with spacious Kitchen and extra windows! PLUS Bonus Office (or Bedroom) for upstairs us! LOTS of upgrades - including Air Conditioning & B-I Sprinklers! Great Yard/Deck! Situated on a great LOT! BE FAST - YOU LOVE IT! It's a 10!
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Check out our clients' lovely home!    We have listed a new property at 7123 196 ST in Surrey.
This is an INCREDIBLE Home! Meticulously cared for TOP to Bottom! 2803 Sq.ft (including LEGAL COACH)! WOW! ! Fantastic GREAT ROOM Design - Open to the Kitchen and Dining - making it PERFECT for Entertaining! Beautiful Kitchen boasts Granite Counter and an Over-Sized Island with Breakfast Nook! Great Room also has lovely custom Built-ins surrounding the Fireplace! Walk out from Dining to lovely PRIVATE Sundeck! Laminate Floors throughout Main! Main Floor Den plus 2 pce Powder Room. UPSTAIRS Spacious Master with Walk-In Closet and luxurious Soaker Tub & Separate Shower! 2 more Good sized Bedrooms up! Basement is professionally finished 1 or 2 Bedroom Nanny Suite with sep entry! PLUS LEGAL "COACH" home with separate laundry! DOUBLE garage plus a tandem parking pad! This home has been family occupied since NEW and it shows! You will LOVE IT! BE FAST ON THIS ONE!
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Check out our clients' lovely home!    We have listed a new property at 7956 170A ST in Surrey.
EXECUTIVE 4975 sf home on 8626 sq.ft lot! 8 Bedrooms! 6 Baths! FORMAL Living and Dining Rooms with sweeping ceilings, gorgeous picture windows and a lovely gas fireplace. The Dining is open to the Living - making it PERFECT for Entertaining! Stunning Kitchen boasts granite, spacious island & lovely cabinetry! There's a separate SPICE/WOK Kitchen! Walk-out from the Eat-in Area to the OVERSIZED Sundeck overlooking the HUGE backyard! There's a Family-Sized Family Room with Gas Fireplace! BONUS Office and a 2nd Den/Bedroom on MAIN! UPSTAIRS there's 4 Bedrooms (2 Masters) plus an Open Loft! Master with Luxurious Ensuite & Walk-in Closet! 2nd Master with Ensuite & Walk-out to Deck. Other 2 Bedrooms also have cheater Ensuite! PERFECT for large families! THE BASEMENT was professionally finished by Builder! Incredible 2 Bedroom Suite with Lovely Open Plan! 2 Baths Down! Sept. Entrance! Sep. Laundry! Extra Hobby Room for upstairs use! Situtated on incredible LOT - this is a MUST SEE! You will LOVE IT!
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11 Ideas for a DIY Bathroom Vanity

11 Ideas for a DIY Bathroom Vanity
Refinish a flea market find, update an existing stock cabinet, or upgrade a retail table for a personalized vanity you'll love. Let these stylish ideas for a DIY bathroom vanity be your inspiration. (bhg.com) > Read More
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How to Remove and Replace Stained Grout

How to Remove and Replace Stained Grout
Most homeowners don't know that they can replace the stained grout on their ceramic tile. In this short but detailed video by DIY Network, you'll learn that replacing the grout is totally possible and actually pretty easy to do. No professionals needed on this one, just a little patience and some tools. (diynetwork.com) > Read More
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We are thrilled to say we have just SOLD a property at 8678 141 ST in Surrey.
YOU WILL LOVE this 3900sf home in Prime Brookside! 7 BR + den! Quality Built! Meticulously maintained! Traditional Living/Dining plus an incredible Kitchen/Family Area! W-O-W! Living Room boasts a lovely picture window, stunning fireplace! Dining is perfect for family gathering! The Kitchen has been updated with beautiful cabinetry, counters plus SS appliances. Incredible attention to detail plus walk-in pantry! It will inspire your INNER chef! OPEN to the lovely eat-in area and Family Room makes this perfect for entertaining! Bonus Main Floor Office/Den! Upstairs features skylights, bright Games Room (or Bedroom) plus 4 Bdrms including Master retreat with WI closet, vanity & Luxurious Ensuite! Basement features an incredible 1 bedroom suite with a fantastic Open Plan Kitchen/Living Area with lots of cabinets and a breakfast area! Super private location including a separate side patio. The rest of the basement opens up to family Games Room and potentially another spacious bedroom! WOW!
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Check out our clients' lovely home!    We have listed a new property at 1 35689 GOODBRAND DR in Abbotsford.
Don't Miss this ONE-OF-A- KIND 4375 sq.ft Executive Rancher with W/O Basement located in prestigious gated "WATERFORD LANDING"! This is a DREAM home for Entertaining! Stunning GREAT Room Design with majestic Fireplace & 12ft Ceilings! Wall to Wall Windows! Open to the Kitchen & Dining - making it PERFECT for Entertaining! High-End Craftmanship throughout! Stunning Kitchen with Oversized Island, Walk-in Pantry and beautiful cabinetry! Den (could be a 4th Bedroom) has oversized French Doors opening to the Great Room plus French Doors to the front Patio overlooking the Water Falls! Main Floor MASTER Master Retreat features a spacious Spa-like Ensuite with Heated Floors! Stunning Tilework plus a Walk-in Closet/Dressing area! There's a bonus 3 pce. Bath on Main! THE professional finaihsed Basement is PERFECT for gatherings! Escape to the MEDIA/Theatre Room! Large Family Room with Wet Bar, plus Games area! 2 more good sized Bedrooms! Extensive list of extras! Welcome to Eagle Mountain!
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Check out our clients' lovely home!    We have listed a new property at 19443 66A AVE in Surrey.
COOPER CREEK! This is an INCREDIBLE Home! Meticulously cared for TOP to Bottom! 2587 Sq.ft situated on a 3526 SF FT Lot! Fantastic GREAT ROOM Design - Open to the Kitchen and Dining - making it PERFECT for Entertaining! UPGRADED White & Gray Kitchen boasts Quartz Counter and an Over-Sized Island! Kitchen also boasts. Built-in Computer Nook! Stunning Newer Laminate Floors throughout Main! Main Floor Den! UPSTAIRS Spacious Master with Walk-In Closet and luxurious Soaker Tub & Separate Shower! 2 more Good sized Bedrooms plus Laundry UP! Basement has professionally finished 1 Bedroom Suite with spacious Kitchen and extra windows! PLUS Bonus Office (or Bedroom) for upstairs us! LOTS of upgrades - including Air Conditioning & B-I Sprinklers! Great Yard/Deck! Situated on a great LOT! BE FAST - YOU LOVE IT! It's a 10!
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5 signs of a motivated seller

5 signs of a motivated seller
Motivated sellers can be a first-time homebuyer's best friend: they're focused and eager to make a deal and to close the sale. Here are five ways to spot a home for sale by a motivated seller. (homeownership.ca) > Read More
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How to Remove Stains on Bakeware

How to Remove Stains on Bakeware
General wear and tear is expected to happen over time to your bakeware. Daily use and repeated washing of the bakeware can leave it stained with food, grease and rust. Replacing your bakeware can be expensive, and many of your used items may work perfectly except for the unsightly stain. Before tossing your old bakeware, try a few household tips to remove the stains and restore the look of your kitchen items. (ehow.com) > Read More
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14 Tips for Decorating a Small Space

14 Tips for Decorating a Small Space
Just because you don't have a huge home doesn't mean you can't flaunt your style. Decorating a small space, just like decorating a large one, simply requires ingenuity of design and a good eye for what works and what doesn't. (moving.com) > Read More
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Check out our clients' lovely home!    We have listed a new property at 8678 141 ST in Surrey.
YOU WILL LOVE this 3900sf home in Prime Brookside! 7 BR + den! Quality Built! Meticulously maintained! Traditional Living/Dining plus an incredible Kitchen/Family Area! W-O-W! Living Room boasts a lovely picture window, stunning fireplace! Dining is perfect for family gathering! The Kitchen has been updated with beautiful cabinetry, counters plus SS appliances. Incredible attention to detail plus walk-in pantry! It will inspire your INNER chef! OPEN to the lovely eat-in area and Family Room makes this perfect for entertaining! Bonus Main Floor Office/Den! Upstairs features skylights, bright Games Room (or Bedroom) plus 4 Bdrms including Master retreat with WI closet, vanity & Luxurious Ensuite! Basement features an incredible 1 bedroom suite with a fantastic open kitchen/living area plus a barn door opening to the 1 bedroom. Super private location including a separate side patio. The rest of the basement opens up to family Games Room and potentially another spacious bedroom! WOW!
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27 DIY Reclaimed Wood Projects for your Homes Outdoor

27 DIY Reclaimed Wood Projects for your Homes Outdoor
Are you looking for ways to decorate your outdoors and make your home more noticeable? You may have a lot of ideas for decorating, but the high budget for decoration materials stop you in your tracks. Are there other easier ways? Yes, you can do it yourself by reclaiming wood. (woohome.com) > Read More
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15 Easy Summer Grilling Recipes

15 Easy Summer Grilling Recipes
As the temperatures quickly climb into the 80s, however, it's hard to not be giddy about all things summer-oriented - upcoming trips to the beach, popsicles, sundresses, and of course, GRILLING. (gimmesomeoven.com) > Read More
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7 Reasons to Pick a Walk-in Shower

7 Reasons to Pick a Walk-in Shower
What is a walk-in shower, and what are the major reasons you should choose one? A walk-n shower requires no stepping or climbing anything - you simply walk right in. The ease of use adds to the clean and luxurious design. Here are some of the biggest reasons to pick a walk-in shower during your next bathroom remodel. (housetipster.com) > Read More
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How to Create a Household Binder (with Printables)

How to Create a Household Binder (with Printables)
Organization can sometimes feel overwhelming, but the secret is to pair organization with consistency. Check out this guide for putting together a household binder that includes free printables. You'll learn how to organize your general home files, bills, schedules, meal plans and more. (www.abowlfulloflemons.net) > Read More
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7 Steps To Get Your Home Off the Market Fast

7 Steps To Get Your Home Off the Market Fast
When it comes to successfully selling your house, there are a lot of moving parts. While a real estate agent will help you through the entire selling experience, it's important to understand the different phases you'll go through to ensure nothing ever goes over your head and that everything runs as smoothly as possible. (dreamcasa.org) > Read More
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How to prepare your house to sell
 
How to prepare your house to sell
Every seller wants their home to sell fast and bring top dollar. Does that sound good to you? Well, it's not luck that makes that happen. It's careful planning and knowing how to professionally spruce up your home that will send home buyers scurrying for their checkbooks. Here is how to prep a house and turn it into an irresistible and marketable home.(www.thebalance.com) > Read More
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I Learned Some Lessons Spatchcocking a Chicken

I Learned Some Lessons Spatchcocking a Chicken
Spatchcocking accomplishes two things: A) It allows the skin-all of the skin-to crisp up beautifully when the bird is roasted in a skillet, chicken-under-a-brick style, as the Italians call it. B) Because the chicken lays flat, it cuts the cooking time in half compared to a typically roasted whole chicken. (bonappetit.com) > Read More
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Can I Deduct My Goldfish?

Can I Deduct My Goldfish?
Besides the love, loyalty, and affection you get from your beloved pets, they can also save you a chunk of change on your taxes. If you know how. Check out these five pet tax deductions which can save you big bucks. (realtor.com) > Read More
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 Light Up The Night

Light Up The Night
Give your outdoor space warm, year-round appeal and ambience by adding a stunning fire pit or fireplace. These DIY ideas are sure to 'spark' visions of smores and more! > Read More
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Green Home Office

Green Home Office
Made of Baltic Birch plywood, this Ergonomic Straight Desk allows for eight to ten times more usable wood from a log than solid lumber. (www.thisoldhouse.com) > Read More
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Free Ways To Practice Self-Care

Free Ways To Practice Self-Care
The term 'self-care' may have you thinking of lavish spa days or weekend wellness retreats, but not all self-care activities need to put such a dent in you bank account. Here's some great ways to give yourself a little TLC...for free! (livingly.com) > Read More
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What Will Give Your Home the Most Curb Appeal?

What Will Give Your Home the Most Curb Appeal?
How attractive your property looks when viewed by passer-buyers can make all the difference in today's market. To make sure potential homebuyers get a great first impression, consider improving your place by doing the following (dreamcasa.org) > Read More
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