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This little house packs a big punch. Located centrally, next to Star Grocery, it sits on a large terraced lot that extends up to Lerose St at the back. The house has everything you need on one level, with two bedrooms, bath, kitchen and living room. The yard is fully landscaped and just needs your green thumb. Fruit trees, grapevines, and perennials are all part of this very pretty yard along with a private p...
Solid home in need of some TLC. Near bus route and within walking distance of downtown. Upper level has 2 bedrooms, a den, kitchen, bath and living room. One bedroom in-law suite on the basement level with a large bedroom, kitchen and bath. An unfinished middle level holds the laundry and storage. Terraced yard with a single car garage. Located in a quiet neighbourhood.
Live in one and rent the other! This East Trail home features two 1 bedroom legal suites. Renovations were done in 2006-2007 under permit.Â Any in-suite water lines that were updated, were converted to Pex.Â New electrical panels, bothe kitchens and baths were installed. Baseboard heat, electrical approx. $70-110/mo as per Fortis. The property is centrally located within easy walking distance of downtown and ...
Residential building lot in the highly sought after Birchwood Estates subdivision. This lot is 48.12 acres with the front corner backing onto the parking for Canadian Tire. While most of this parcel is up the mountainside there is approximately 3-4 acres that can be levelled for building.
Residential building lot in the highly sought after Birchwood Estates subdivision. This lot can be subdivided into 5 -7 single family building lots or kept as one larger property with both privacy and views. The property sits on a bench above Devito Road and services are available off Devito Road below the property. The views from this piece of land are lovely and unimpeded from below. Developers, this is ...
This 0.885ac lot is located just off of Birchwood Drive in the highly desirable Birchwood Estates subdivision. The lot is lightly treed and backs onto a hillside. The existing subdivision is already built in front of the lot, so the view is established. Zoning is R2, allowing for a duplex.
Excellent Redstone Location for this large lot. Beautiful views of the golf course and of the mountains. Easy access. Take a drive to Redstone or call your REALTOR® for your personal viewing.
This charming East Trail home has been extensively renovated and is ready for you. The large galley kitchen is open to a spacious living room with a sleek electric fireplace. Two bedrooms and a full bath lead off an adjoining hallway. Downstairs is a master suite, complete with a full bath and large walk-in closet. Another electric fireplace is located in the master bedroom. A Laundry, unfinished cold storage...
This single storey retirement home sits on the bench in Grandview Heights with a lovely view. With two bedrooms and 2 bathrooms it has plenty of room for your next move. The main living area has a fantastic open concept layout perfect for entertaining. French doors lead off the dining room to the patio where you can enjoy views overlooking the Columbia River Valley. The home includes a computer nook, a double...
If you've been looking for that perfect building lot, look no further. This gently sloped, south facing & cleared lot is located in the Redstone development in Rossland. This lot is zoned R-1, for your residential build. With a frontage of 68 ft and depth of 112 ft, this lot has the size and terrain to accommodate a variety of house plans. The slope on the lot allows for a garage off the road and still have t...
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 Vancouver Island 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