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Charming ground floor 2 bedroom 2 bath Condo on Oak street in Chemainus, Excellent location in Creekside Village this unit has brand new flooring, paint, countertops, halogen lighting, gas fireplace surround . Home has a lovely layout with a large open living room dining room combo with eat up bar and 9ft ceilings- Primary bedroom with 3pce ensuite and a very generous sized second bedroom and nice in unit sto...Listed by RE/MAX OCEAN POINTE REALTY (CH)
Spacious and quiet. This private 2 bed/2 bathroom condo backs onto a green space, with lots of room for container gardening and easy access for your pet. With this is a ground floor unit, the high ceilings provide for lots of natural light while this location protects this space from overheating. The full kitchen overlooks the open dining/living area, made cozy with a gas fireplace. Perfect for those w...Listed by RE/MAX OCEAN POINTE REALTY (CH)
Updated with care to detail, this 3 bedroom/1 bath home is sure to please. Vinyl plank flooring throughout, a beautiful new kitchen with new SS appliances and quartz counters, tile backsplash, fresh paint and trim, and new baseboard heaters. New windows, loads of parking space, walking distance to Crofton, and transit to Duncan or Chemainus. The MH Park requires some exterior work to be done on this unit, but...Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Duncan
Location! Location! Location! Walking distance to downtown and Transfer Beach! Open and bright kitchen features plenty of storage with oak cabinets and pantry. Relax with your morning coffee while gazing out at the mountain view from your kitchen bay window. Pass through the dining room & into the sunny living room with sliding patio doors leading to the balcony. The ample sized master bedroom has a walk-in c...
Welcome to Stone Gate Estates, a beautiful 40+ community. This quality built 3 bdrm home offers an open concept floorplan with 9 ft ceilings. The living room features a corner gas fireplace and sliding glass door access to the deck, overlooking the meticulously maintained gardens. The huge kitchen is equipped with plenty of cupboard and counter space. The master bedroom is on the main floor with easy access w...
Dreaming of the Island lifestyle? This is your dream come true. From the panoramic ocean views to the custom live edge finishes, this home welcomes you to the West Coast. Professionally transformed to maximize views, the great room features vaulted ceilings with double doors that open onto over 400sq ft of deck space overlooking Departure Bay. Extensively renovated throughout including new custom kitchen with...
Opportunities like this come once in a lifetime! 3 bdrm family home & large shop on .31 acre lot. Steeped in history, this split level home was lovingly built and maintained by the same family since new. The rock work that surrounds the wood insert in the family room, and on the feature wall in the livingroom, are both sourced from Copper Canyon. The master bedroom & laundry room are conveniently located on ...
Welcome to this beautifully updated 3,238 sq ft 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home in the popular Heron’s Wood subdivision. The main floor has a large bright entry, a family room with access to the covered deck with views over the Valley, laundry/mud room with access to the deck and fenced backyard, kitchen, eating nook, and dining room connected to the light and bright living room with a cozy natural gas firepla...Listed by RE/MAX ISLAND PROPERTIES
Location! Location! Location! This spacious 2 bdrm + den/3 bath townhouse is only steps away from shopping, banks, restaurants, Trans Canada Trail, 24 hr gym, parks and a short stroll to the beach, healthcare, library and more! This sunny end unit boasts a spacious garden area with covered patio, perfect for entertaining or bird watching. The carport and driveway will easily accommodate 2 vehicles and additio...
A beautifully updated ocean front home with a legal deep water dock, overlooking Stuart Channel and the Gulf Islands. This is sandstone walk-on waterfront with rock shelving quickly into deep water. Moor your cruiser or sailboat right in front of your home on your own 30 foot dock with aluminium Ramp. The property comes with a 14' boat and 2 kayaks which can be launched from in front of the house in a private...
Enjoy the Vancouver Island Lifestyle in this lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home with walk-on waterfront. Almost all of the rooms offer an ocean view. The living room (see pictures) looks out on a sheltered cove separated from the main bay by Chisholm Island. Extra large bedrooms and 3 bathrooms are great for company or family. The property is designed for outdoor living with a fully fenced and and landscaped e...
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