Entries by Tracey Vrecko

Kelowna Home builders series: The BC Step Code

As a part of our Kelowna home builders series, we look into the BC Step Code.  While this code is new to Kelowna, many cities throughout BC have already implemented these changes and building more efficient homes. What is the BC Step Code? The BC Step code is a 5 step provincial policy that ensures […]


Sheer Opulence in Sheerwater

4-180 Sheerwater Rd Kelowna, British Columbia Offered at $10 988 888 Located behind the gates of the prestigious Sheerwater community lies this spectacular 2.5-acre estate worthy of its title “Home of the Year”. Built by All Elements, an award-winning luxury home builder, from concept to design this contemporary Sheerwater home was 4 years in the […]

Experienced Realtor joins the team!

The team at Quincy Vrecko and Associates is growing again!   We are excited to have Steve Hyndman join the team at our downtown office on Ellis.   Steve Hyndman has extensive experience in the Kelowna real estate market.  He has been involved in many facets of the real estate industry for over 28 years.  Over […]


Best features of a Waterfront home

Quincy Vrecko, RE/MAX Kelowna’s waterfront specialist, shares some of the best features of a waterfront home. Owning a waterfront home in the Okanagan offers one of the best lifestyles in British Columbia.  Once a small beach town, now Kelowna and surrounding area is home to some of the most spectacular waterfront homes and luxury properties. […]


Buying before Selling your home

Did you find that perfect home to buy but still have to sell? When it comes to Buying and Selling Real estate we often get the question, should I be buying before selling my home? A year ago, homeowners were buying before selling with confidence their home would sell quickly. As the Kelowna real estate […]


Dock License requirements

There are important things to know about the dock license requirements for your waterfront property.   Owning a home on Lake Okanagan has many perks, one of which is private moorage for your boat.  If you own a waterfront home or are thinking of buying waterfront property, there are dock license requirements that must be […]

Options before doing a price reduction on your listing

If you have your home listed for sale in Kelowna or surrounding area, an have not sold yet, you have probably thought of a price reduction.   A price reduction is not always the answer.  Before doing a price reduction, consider these options: Change up Marketing High-quality photos are incredibly important when listing your home […]

Spring Cleaning-getting your house ready to list

Finally, spring has arrived in Kelowna.  Snow is gone and trees are starting to bud.  It is time to think of spring cleaning and getting your house ready to list.   While we are a little behind weather wise, it won’t take long for the grass to green up and the flowers to bloom.  If […]

February Home Sales Stats

Residential home sales improve while the weather remains the same. According to the Okanagan Mainline Real estate board, real estate home sales in February showed a significant increase over January sales.   With 292 transactions registering for the month of February and only 216 for January.  While overall real estate home sales are down from this […]

BC Speculation Tax

The Why, Who, When and How of the BC Speculation Tax By now you’ve likely heard of the new BC speculation tax.  Whether you’ve followed the discussions on it in detail, or only heard about it in passing, the speculation tax is now a clear and present reality.  That said, it’s important you as a […]