Thomas & Wanda

"Mr. & Mrs. Fraser Valley"

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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The Cheapest Places to Travel Each Month of the Year

The Cheapest Places to Travel Each Month of the Year
You've heard the myths: Tuesday is the best day to book airfare. Wednesday is the best day to fly. All of them are up for debate, to a certain extent. But according to new data from Booking.com, you can count on getting good hotel values by picking the right destination for the right time of year. > Read More
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Three Ways to Bring Spring to the Kitchen

Three Ways to Bring Spring to the Kitchen
Since Spring feels like it's getting an early start, we are getting an early start on Spring. Here are 3 ways to bring Spring into your kitchen, an important part to staging your home if you're looking to sell in the Spring market! (kelleynan.com) > Read More
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12 Rooms That Prove Neutral Doesn't Mean Boring

12 Rooms That Prove Neutral Doesn't Mean Boring
If you are up on the latest interior design trends, surely you have noticed the shift towards black and white spaces. These neutral rooms are gaining speed and encouraging people to ditch color. Black, brown, gray, and white tones are your new best friend. Let these interesting interiors convince you to try the look. (domino.com) > Read More
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5 Big No-No's Every Homebuyer Should Know

5 Big No-No's Every Homebuyer Should Know
The home buying process can be an overwhelming, stressful, and sometimes a maddening experience-but it doesn't have to be! Save yourself the headache and consider the following tips before making what very well may be the most important investment you'll make in your life. (dreamcasa.org) > Read More
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Smartened-Up Home Office Redo

Smartened-Up Home Office Redo
Home offices, like their occupants, thrive on order. When Coleen and Randy Gallagher moved into their 1987 Federal-style brick home, in Oakton, Virginia, they were pleased it had a ready-made home office. (www.thisoldhouse.com) > Read More
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We are thrilled to say we have just SOLD a property at 16639 63B AVE in Surrey.
OPEN SUN FEB 23 from 2-3:30! INCREDIBLE 4169 sq.ft home! ! Stunning OPEN PLAN Great Room with Stone Gas Fireplace and sweeping ceilings! OPEN to Kitchen and Dining making it PERFECT for Entertaining! Kitchen boasts Granite, Island & walk-in pantry plus Family-Sized Dining! Walk out from Great Room to a 2 level CUSTOM Deck with built-in Hot-Tub! WOW! Main Floor DEN (or 5th bdrm)! UPSTAIRS: Master Retreat with Soaker tub, Sep. Shower plus W-I closet! BASEMENT professionally finished! FANTASTIC 1 bedroom suite with Sep. Entrance & Sep Laundry! BONUS Space for upstairs - Owner uses as Media/Guest Room with Built-in Murphy Bed! Basement can be easily configured how you'd like! UPGRADES: New Furnace! New Decks! AIR Conditioner! New Hot-Tub! Hot-Water Tank! Garage Door! The list goes on! Don't miss it! W-O-W! You will LOVE IT!
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How to Get Your Kids to Eat a Giant Tray of Vegetables

How to Get Your Kids to Eat a Giant Tray of Vegetables
A giant tray of roasted vegetables, no matter how expertly cooked and seasoned, will never send my children running to the dinner table. And yet the recipe I've given you this month is exactly that: a giant tray of roasted vegetables. Let me explain. (bonappetit.com) > Read More
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31 Days of Tips for New Homeowners

31 Days of Tips for New Homeowners
Becoming a homeowner is one of the most rewarding accomplishments. For those new homeowners it can be a little scary. As with all big tasks, having advice from someone who has done what you've done before eases the burden. Here are 31 tips for new homeowners written by people who have been in your shoes before. (sandpaperandglue.com) > Read More
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We'd love it if you would pop in to say "HI" to us at our Open House at 16639 63B AVE in Surrey.
Open House on Sunday, February 23, 2020 2:00PM - 3:30PM Don't Miss it!!
OPEN SAT FEB 22 from 2-4! INCREDIBLE 4169 sq.ft home! ! Stunning OPEN PLAN Great Room with Stone Gas Fireplace and sweeping ceilings! OPEN to Kitchen and Dining making it PERFECT for Entertaining! Kitchen boasts Granite, Island & walk-in pantry plus Family-Sized Dining! Walk out from Great Room to a 2 level CUSTOM Deck with built-in Hot-Tub! WOW! Main Floor DEN (or 5th bdrm)! UPSTAIRS: Master Retreat with Soaker tub, Sep. Shower plus W-I closet! BASEMENT professionally finished! FANTASTIC 1 bedroom suite with Sep. Entrance & Sep Laundry! BONUS Space for upstairs - Owner uses as Media/Guest Room with Built-in Murphy Bed! Basement can be easily configured how you'd like! UPGRADES: New Furnace! New Decks! AIR Conditioner! New Hot-Tub! Hot-Water Tank! Garage Door! The list goes on! Don't miss it! W-O-W! You will LOVE IT!
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We'd love it if you would pop in to say "HI" to us at our Open House at 16639 63B AVE in Surrey.
Open House on Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM DON'T MISS IT !
OPEN SAT FEB 22 from 2-4! INCREDIBLE 4169 sq.ft home! ! Stunning OPEN PLAN Great Room with Stone Gas Fireplace and sweeping ceilings! OPEN to Kitchen and Dining making it PERFECT for Entertaining! Kitchen boasts Granite, Island & walk-in pantry plus Family-Sized Dining! Walk out from Great Room to a 2 level CUSTOM Deck with built-in Hot-Tub! WOW! Main Floor DEN (or 5th bdrm)! UPSTAIRS: Master Retreat with Soaker tub, Sep. Shower plus W-I closet! BASEMENT professionally finished! FANTASTIC 1 bedroom suite with Sep. Entrance & Sep Laundry! BONUS Space for upstairs - Owner uses as Media/Guest Room with Built-in Murphy Bed! Basement can be easily configured how you'd like! UPGRADES: New Furnace! New Decks! AIR Conditioner! New Hot-Tub! Hot-Water Tank! Garage Door! The list goes on! Don't miss it! W-O-W! You will LOVE IT!
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50 Things to Toss When Moving

50 Things to Toss When Moving
If you're about to move, you don't want to take everything with you. That can get heavy - and expensive. At the same time, resist the urge to toss everything out. Even if your stuff doesn't need to travel with you, that doesn't mean that its life is over. Sell or donate your items whenever you can. (apartmenttherapy.com) > Read More
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We are thrilled to say we have just SOLD a property at 4544 205 ST in Langley.
MOSSEY ESTATES! This MUST be on your list!! Fantastic 2920 sq.ft Basement home! Incredible Open Plan Design with SPECTACULAR Renos! This KITCHEN/GREAT Room is a DREAM for Entertaining! Everything is TOP OF THE LINE! Stone Accent Walls! Quartzite Counters! Breakfast bar! Chef's pantry! Italian porcelain tile (looks like hardwood)! Vaulted Ceiling! Exposed Beams! It's a WOW!! Great Room boasts Brick Wall and Wood burning Fireplace! UPSTAIRS: 3 Bedrooms! 2 Full (Renovated) baths! BASEMENT is fully finished including 1 bedroom LEGAL Suite plus HUGE "L" shaped Recreation Room for upstairs use! OVER $120k spent in Renos including Kitchen, Bathrooms, Central Air, Furnace, Hot Water Tank, Coast Spa! Too many features to mention! Don't Wait -- you will absolutely LOVE this home! OPEN HOUSE: SUN. JAN 26th from 2-3:30! Don't Miss It!!
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14 Gorgeous Car-Free Cities Around the World

14 Gorgeous Car-Free Cities Around the World
Whether residents travel by gondola or horse-drawn carriage, these towns offer a change of pace from the whirling engines and constant traffic of other big cities. We've rounded up 14 car-free cities that will make you want to book a plane ticket, stat. (curbed.com) > Read More
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