Selling Your Salmon Arm HomeWhen it comes to selling your home, there are many things you can and should do to maximize the return you'll get, while setting yourself apart from the competition found in a buyer's market. These are five of the important things to consider when you're ready to list your house, whether it's in Salmon Arm or anywhere else.

1. Get Your Home Ready To Show

This is essential because you only have one chance to make a good first impression. Your home has to look great to prospective buyers, both inside and out. Things you can do to get your home ready for showings include decluttering, give it a thorough cleaning and get the carpets shampooed if you have pets or dirty rugs. Repair and paint any holes or knicks on the walls and woodwork. It's also…

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Salmon Arm Shuswap home sale statsHome sales picked up in the Shuswap and Okanagan regions last month, while home prices are up on a year over year basis.

The Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) stats for February show 520 homes were sold in February, an increase of 167 units over January’s 353 sales for the area covering Revelstoke to Peachland.

Homes are also selling faster with the average days on market (how long it takes to sell a home) at 87, representing a shorter timeframe from the 96 days it took to sell a home in January and last February’s 98 days.

While homes are selling more quickly, they are also fetching better prices with a 9% increase in February over January and a significant 13% hike over the same time as last year. The average home price in the region…

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best salmon arm restaurantsFor a smaller city with 17,700 people, Salmon Arm is a place boasting a solid food and restaurant scene with many authentic dining experiences to be found. Many Salmon Arm restaurants pride themselves in serving local and organic ingredients. Check out our list of the five best restaurants in and around Salmon Arm.

Table 24 Restaurant

Located at the Podollann Inn, Table 24 provides an upscale menu with plenty of variety and gluten free options. It features an intimate atmosphere with all food made fresh and prepared from scratch. The dinner menu includes mouthwatering filet mignon, seafood risotto and the can't-miss pasta chorizo. Table 24 also serves breakfast. Call 250-832-5024.

Barley Station Brew Pub

You'll find the Barley Station Brew Pub…

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