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Lovely 10+ country acres with spectacular views of Mt Arrowsmith and open pasture. The 5 bedroom main home privately tucked in from the main road. Additional spotless 2 bd, 2 bath mobile home with long time tenant for that extra mortgage helper. Outbuildings include 12' x 36' 3 stall horse barn, 24' x 30' shop with heavy construction covered loafing area, which could be easily converted into a hay barn. Each ...
Ready to use lot at Salmon Beach Village, on the shores of Barkley Sound. This is high bank lot that fronts onto 5th ave, but has a driveway access easement over a property on 6th ave, hence the 6th ave address, see map in photos. Facing the ocean the lot to the left is much lower allowing long term privacy on this property. It has been cleared and leveled, though ample vegetation privacy screening still on t...
-------GRAND EXECUTIVE ESTATE---------Circular entry drive thru towering trees leads to Custom Executive Home, attached triple garage & large detached shop. OH timber framed porch, foyer w/fir accent walls, Italian tile floors & 26' cathedral ceiling that opens to spacious Great Room w/magnificent custom FP, Gourmet Kitchen w/maple cabinetry & flooring, Granite CTs, high end stainless appls, huge granite isla...
"Successful Business Opportunity". This successful retail business specializes in environmentally friendly products, such as cleaners, natural personal care products and giftware. The shop in centrally located in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. With a very solid following of customers who are socially and ecologically aware this business would be a pleasure to own. The owners are wanting to retire so your transi...
----------GREAT LOCATION---------- Attn: downsizers and retirees! Be sure to view this bright & sunny rancher in Schooner Bay Manor (55+) This home features easy care single level living, some great updates done including a new heat mini split pump and vinyl windows throughout(-1). The small addition creates a great space for a pantry and a hobby room or den with access to the back yard. The covered deck offe...
Great independent living patio home unit for sale in "Emerald Estates". Emerald estates is a great investment opportunity or for yourself or for a loved one. The vaulted ceilings and French doors leading out to the private patio allow for quiet relaxation and perhaps a bit of gardening. The condo has a common area which provides an eating area, kitchen, lounge and shared laundry. There is a housekeeper for ea...
Located at the end of a quiet Cul de Sac this low maintenance home encompasses all that is Parksville . Clean, well maintained and almost 1400 sq./ft. this rancher has plenty to offer. A bright, updated open plan Kitchen with stainless appliances opens to the Living room, which leads to a new deck and a peaceful private back yard. A good sized master Bedroom w/ensuite,2 additional bedrooms and a second bathro...
Whether you seek an ideal retirement home in paradise or a great starter home in a quiet family-friendly neighborhood, look no further than this bright and nicely updated 1308 sqft 3 Bed/2 Bath Rancher on a landscaped, low-maintenance .16 acre lot featuring quality finishing throughout, great sun-soaked outdoor living space, an attached double garage plus additional parking, and a superb location in the peace...
Prime building lot on Madrona Point. This large .748 acre lot has ocean views, is flat and easy to build on and is located in one of the most desirable areas of Nanoose Bay. RDN water is available to the lot, septic system required.
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