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It's spring, and the living is easy, especially at The Cove—a highly desirable private 55+ complex located at the end of a quiet, no-thru road in scenic Mill Bay. This 857 sqft, ground-floor suite is south facing and features a spacious bedroom, double closets, and two-door access to its 5PC bath with walk-in shower. Enjoy the living room's cosy gas fireplace, in-suite laundry, and a sizeable storage room th...
The best of both worlds; quality Top Chord Construction 3 bed 2 bath home in a rural setting, yet only minutes from amenities. Natural light from the skylights fill the 16' vaulted ceilings making this open concept main floor living area the perfect hang-out space. The near new wood stove heats the house with ease. The large well designed kitchen with stainless appliances offers plenty of space to move aroun...
Located in the charming community of Brentwood Bay and moments from amenities this 3 bed, 3 bath main living level home offers stunning views of the Saanich Inlet. Port Royale Estates is a very well maintained strata and offers top notch security & privacy for all residents and is only a short walk to Butchart Gardens. Enjoy the fireplace while taking in the views from the living room with a vaulted ceiling...
BUILDER/DEVELOPER ALERT! Over 1 acre of sub-dividable land with a 2500+ sqft rancher only minutes to downtown Duncan! PLA is already in place for 5 lots. The four lots range from just under 6540sqft to almost 9,000 sqft. The house sits on the 5th lot with over 1/3 of an acre. With the lack of housing this is a great opportunity to finish the process and start building! Live in the home while you build or rent...Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Duncan
Enjoy the magnificent 180 degree ocean views with the Saanich peninsula and Mt. Baker in the background. This first time to market, custom built 2 bedroom & 2 bath home has plenty to offer all on the main floor. The living room, dinning room and master bedroom all take advantage of the panoramic ocean view. Plenty of deck and patio space to enjoy outdoor living. Home office is located next to the main entranc...
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY. Centrally located on the corner of 13th Ave and Cedar St in Campbell River's city core, this 6516 sqft building has 3 secure tenants and immediate availability for a 4th tenant to occupy 2324 sqft with separate overhead door. Plenty of street parking allows for easy access. Ideal opportunity for an entrepreneur looking for space to call their own.
Gorgeous unit with full renovation completed September 2020. Move in ready completely modernized unit has all new cabinetry, paint, flooring, doors, light fixtures and moldings. Like brand new. 1 bedroom, 1 fully updated 4 piece bathroom. Unit is north east facing and is very bright. Building is in amazing central location on bus route, right next to Chemainus Village Square with grocery store, liquor store, ...Listed by EXP REALTY
This beautiful, 1,964 sqft, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, hand crafted residence is looking for a new family!! This home offers main level entry, welcoming you with an open concept kitchen and living space perfect for hosting. with gorgeous fir cabinets, hardwood flooring, cozy fireplace, a built in speaker system and a private balcony with a hot tub overlooking our pristine Cowichan Lake! The upper level caters as ...Listed by RE/MAX OF LAKE COWICHAN
Consulting a REALTOR®
REALTORS® are members of The Canadian Real Estate Association who subscribe to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice. Members of the Victoria Real Estate Board are members of both the British Columbia and Canadian Real Estate Associations.The following is a list of services you can expect to receive from a REALTOR® when you buy a home:
- A REALTOR® will fully explain the details of your working relationship (called "agency") so that you are clear as to when a REALTOR® is working for you or for the seller.
- A REALTOR® has access to hundreds of current listings of homes for sale because of a co- operative system called the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®).
- A REALTOR® can provide you with a customized list of homes that best meet your needs -- size, style, features, location, proximity to schools, shopping, etc. - and then make arrangements for you to view those homes that appeal to you the most.
- A REALTOR® will help you determine how big a home you can afford. REALTORs® are familiar with the local lending market and can offer helpful advice.
- A REALTOR® has no emotional ties to any type or style of home and can be objective in pointing out the merits of one home over another.
- A REALTOR® will have information on zoning changes, taxes, utility costs and school and recreation services that could affect your decision to buy a home in a specific area.
- A REALTOR® will assist you in negotiating the terms of your purchase, which can be a nerve- wracking process for someone who is not experienced in negotiating.
- A REALTOR® will advise you of the legal process required in obtaining title and taking possession of your property; the costs associated with buying a home such as insurance, mortgage registration and legal fees will be explained in detail.
Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015
Selling Your Home - Why it Pays to Use a REALTOR®
Before selling your home, you will need a clear understanding of the legal issues and potential pitfalls. One wrong action could result in a lot of cost and frustration, which is why it is essential to have a REALTOR® working with you, as he or she will make the sale of your home a successful and satisfying experience.Greater exposure
REALTORS® use the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) to give your home maximum exposure. MLS® is a computer-based system that relays valuable information about your home to hundreds of REALTORS® and potential homebuyers.Setting a price
Setting a price for your home is an important but difficult process. Again, this is where the services of a REALTOR® prove invaluable. REALTORS® have the experience to help you understand how the market works and decide upon a realistic price that meets your goals. REALTORS® also pre-screen potential buyers to make sure only those who are serious and financially qualified view your home.
REALTORS® will also develop a marketing plan to help your property receive maximum exposure. This will likely include placing your home on the MLS® system and placing a "For Sale" sign on the front lawn. The plan will likely also include arranging open houses for other REALTORS® and potential buyers, and developing advertisements and feature sheets/mailers to market your home.
Once you have accepted an offer to buy your home, your REALTOR® will help ensure that all the proper paperwork is completed. He or she will also make sure that both parties meet the necessary conditions outlined in the agreement.Why working with a REALTOR® makes sense
When you work with a REALTOR® you will likely get a better price for your home than if you try to sell it yourself. Apart from the financial benefits, however, there is an extra measure of comfort and security that comes from having a REALTOR® on your side. Remember that REALTORS® are governed by a code of ethics and standards of business practice. They have also been trained and licensed under the provincial Real Estate Services Act to assist in transactions involving real property. When it comes to buying or selling property, using a REALTOR® just makes sense.
Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015