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22-2319 Chilco Rd Bed: 3 Bath: 4 Price: $849,900 PENDING

Executive 2,300+ sqft townhome with amazing views of town and the Olympic Mountains. This 3 story home is well acquainted with 3 bedrooms, 4 baths, office, den, fantastic family room and double garage. Main floor has 9' ceilings, a mixture of tile and wood flooring, natural light floods the well laid out kitchen with stainless appliances, pantry, granite counters, dining area and open concept living room with...

201-1533 Joan Ave Bed: 2 Bath: 3 Price: $479,900 PENDING

Amazing ocean views with Salt Spring Island in the background, The Mews Over Osborne Bay is an exceptionally well built 5 year old strata complex that is steps from the ferry terminal in the seaside town of Crofton. With just over 1,300 sqft of space and 9' ceilings, this second floor unit is very well laid-out with an open concept kitchen/dinning/living room with the focal point on the view. The primary be...

2553 Marie Rd Bed: 3 Bath: 3 Price: $959,900 PENDING

Beautiful and well maintained 3+ bedroom home located on a quiet street in sought after Mill Springs. This warm and inviting home backs on to a lovely greenbelt of trees and surrounded by nature trails. The main floor, open concept offers vaulted ceiling living room with gas fireplace, dining room and a bright white kitchen with quartz counters. The primary bedroom offers a 5 piece ensuite including soaker tu...

2071 Widows Walk Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $899,000 PENDING

Amazing family home with sourthern exposure on a quiet street and steps away from the lake. This 2,285sqft 3 bedroom, 2 bath home hasn't been on the market since 1994! The open concept main floor has new windows, cedar vaulted ceiling and the new gas fireplace is the focal point of the living room. The recently renovated kitchen is well laid out and fitted with new appliances. The primary bedroom & ensuite a...

3286 Simard Pl Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $725,000 SOLD

Located on the south side of Cobble Hill Mountain on just under of an acre of land at the end of a quiet cul de sac. This private 3 bedroom 2 bath home is just over 2000 sqft. The south west facing deck has been recently repaired and takes advantage of all the afternoon sun. Relax in the living room next to the fireplace, the dining room has a parquet floor with sliding door access to the deck. The kitchen...

307-245 First St Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $359,900 SOLD

Welcome to one of the nicest units in Centennial Place that has never been on the market before. Located on the top floor on the southeast corner with plenty of windows, skylight and private deck making way for plenty of natural light. The living room features a vaulted ceiling making the room feel much large than it is. The open concept kitchen and dinning room have been updated with laminate floors. The p...

2651 Courtney Way Bed: 5 Bath: 4 Price: $1,199,000 SOLD BY

Spectacular Custom Home on a private half acre in one of Shawnigan’s most sought after neighborhoods! This spacious 4,381 square foot home features all large rooms and lovely custom features with extensive stone and tile accents. Beautiful Cherry Kitchen open to the impressive great room with in floor lighting, gas fireplace, and access to the covered deck overlooking the private rear yard. Huge master with s...

1609 Shawnigan Lake Rd Bed: 5 Bath: 3 Price: $999,000 SOLD

Custom built home on private 1.43 acres. The main floor consists of 3 bedrooms with a large open concept kitchen/dinning/living room. The very functional and well laid out kitchen with wood cabinetry and near new granite countertops. The living room is surrounded with plenty of natural light, wood accent wall and the fireplace creates lots of ambiance. The covered porch takes advantage of the afternoon sun...

23-315 Robinson Rd Bed: 2 Bath: 3 Price: $429,900 SOLD BY

The Cottages on Salt Spring Island are a Gulf Island treasure located on the shore of Bullock Lake just 2 minutes from Ganges. You'll be wonderfully impressed as you open the door to these bright updated homes. Each come completely furnished and appointed and are ready to use now to help you and your family make great summer memories. This duplex home features 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Great room concept wit...

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204-1533 Joan Ave Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $449,000 SOLD

Live in one of the largest units in The Mews Over Osborne Bay. This second floor unit boasts 1476 sqft of living space, 9' ceilings, 2 private decks and sunshine all day long. The primary bedroom is a generous size with ensuite and walk in closet. The second bedroom and office offer plenty of flexibility for guests or working from home. The open concept living room, dining room and kitchen offers lots of sp...

102a-3000 Oak St Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $273,900 SOLD BY

Welcome to Creekside Village in Chemainus! You will appreciate the spacious tiled entry into this 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom unit. As you enter, there is lots of closet space & in-suite laundry. The open plan kitchen, living & dining room has a great layout & the gas fireplace makes for cozy evenings. Through the sliding door off the living room, enjoy the patio & beautifully kept gardens & park-like surrounds. A...

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104-2777 Barry Rd Bed: 1 Bath: 1 Price: $299,000 SOLD

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...

835 Alget Ave Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $659,000 SOLD BY

For more information, click the Brochure button below. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac in desirable Mill Bay, this previous split level built in 1977 now boasts around 1950 square feet of interior space. Watch the sun and moon rise over the ocean with a very memorable view that is framed by green space connected to an extensive trail system in the area. The house has three bedrooms, two three-piece...

J19-6145 Genoa Bay Rd Bed: 1 Bath: 2 Price: $699,000 SOLD BY

This float home at the Maple Bay Marina is an oasis to nature, a calming space to watch sea otters, seals and other marine life and enjoy the tranquility of boating activity around the Marina. Swim off your own dock, hike and bike the many trails in the area, and finish off the day watching the stars in your private hot tub. The float home design is beautiful and so functional with 2 levels plus a 400 sq ft r...

Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Duncan
4-6122 Somenos Rd Bed: 3 Bath: 3 Price: $479,000 SOLD BY

The Aria. This modern, move-in ready, energy efficient, pet friendly, end unit townhome w/mountain views offers outdoor space, parking for two & attached garage. Quality built in 2020 & conveniently located close to all amenities this absolutely gorgeous 1521 sqft, 3 bed + den, 3 bath home is perfect for those looking to simplify without compromise. The bright & inviting main floors has a spacious living room...

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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

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