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Rancher with views of the ocean from the living room, dining room and front bedroom. The casual open concept living features a vaulted ceiling & upper windows in the living room, double French doors to the front balcony, den area and bonus flex room, perfect as a large family room, 3rd bedroom, workout/hobby room, or space for a home based business. The main living areas have maple wood or laminate flooring. ...
This acreage is agriculturally zoned but is NOT within the ALR! Permitted uses may include home based business, bed & breakfast, assisted living, community care facility, two family dwelling, and more! There are two gated driveway entrances, a double garage with 220 power, detached wood/boat shed, fenced pasture with 2-stall barn, a greenhouse, gazebo, children's play house and basketball court. This family f...
New Price! Are you looking for an acreage permitting agri-based business? This may be for you. This acreage features an open pasture with Plum Creek flowing through it, raised garden beds, outbuildings & sprawling 4 BR rancher style home with a 'farm house' feel & charm, boasting a private courtyard & front verandah. The family friendly home offers an inviting floor plan, bonus rooms up, casual family room pl...
Commercially zoned land with 50x28 metal construction warehouse. Easy highway access plus access off Cobble Hill Road. C-2 Zoning permits for artist studio, farm market, hardware/camping supply store, parking garage, transit facility, retail sales of gardening supplies and produce with outdoor storage, games room, retail, veterinary and more! Accessory uses include single family dwelling. Live, Work & Play in...
Awesome Family Home on sought after Calais Road! The gated entrance then circular drive lead you onto this lovely half acre with mature landscaping and great privacy! This home has seen several updates over the years including an architecturally designed 400 sq. ft. addition of a new kitchen, massive family room with gas fireplace, and sun room. Large formal living room with gas fireplace and separate dining ...Listed by RE/MAX of Duncan
This east facing home boasts panoramic, unobstructed ocean views. Enjoy beautiful sunrises, views of Stuart Channel, Gulf Islands, North Shore Mountains and Mt Baker! Not to mention the interesting boating activity and sea wildlife. Launch your kayak from your beach front property or explore the endless beach at low tide. The gently sloping back yard is landscaped with lawn area. The property also boasts frui...
Imagine taking regular strolls through forest trails, or the nearby village & beaches. Launch your kayak only minutes from home, or make an early morning tee time to enjoy the rest of your day. Mill Springs Village offers a fantastic lifestyle. Here is where you will find this beautifully kept Rancher. It's set back from the street for privacy & borders green space so you can enjoy listening to birds sing or ...
This 3 bdrm, 2 bath ocean view home should be at the top of your viewing list! Located on the end of a family friendly, quiet cul de sac in a popular area of Crofton, the many features of the home include quality laminate flooring, a propane fireplace, vinyl thermopane windows, porcelain counter tops and wonderful decks both at the front & side of the home. You will love the nice sunny exposure! The main bath...Listed by Sutton Group West Coast Realty - Duncan
First Time On The Market! This one-owner home is well situated as an end unit. Family friendly with two bedrooms plus a den, family room, two full baths and a fenced backyard. Bring your ideas to make this your own. Updates include a newer kitchen, thermal sliding door and 2012 hot water tank. Appliances are included. The unique dumbwaiter is super convenient for bringing groceries upstairs. Enjoy an evening ...
This home boasts a family friendly floor plan and is close to all amenities. Enjoy main level living with a spacious entry foyer, opening through double French doors to the formal living room. The open concept kitchen/dining/family room face the backyard. All 3 bedrooms are conveniently located upstairs. The roomy master Bedroom boasts a 3-Pc Ensuite through the walk-through closet area, which includes one wa...
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
Hello. Thank you for visiting my website and for finding out more about me.
I have been a Full Time REALTOR since 2003, providing both Residential and Commercial Real Estate Services, becoming a Member of the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board's Commercial Division in 2013.
My proficiency as a Realtor comes from a good understanding of our local market and industry knowledge, communication and negotiation skills, and a diverse career background including business management, promotions, marketing & sales, and administrative experience.
My clients are my focus throughout all Real Estate transactions. They are the most important aspect of the Real Estate process. I work hard to provide my clients with the most information possible to make a well-educated decision, and to providing the best service in the industry.
I further my career education through organized industry training, but also through other sources such as seminars provided by our industry, local Chamber of Commerce, and volunteer and personal growth opportunities with Kin Canada and others.
Always looking for ways to enhance and grow my skills, I recently acclaimed the position of Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Director for Zone 3. My position becomes effective January 1, 2020 and I'm looking forward to an educational and rewarding volunteer experience over the next two years.
As a volunteer, I am a member of the Kinette Club of Duncan (Kin Canada), serving as Club Past President and Past Secretary, and currently as Lower Island Zone Deputy Governor. I've enjoyed participating in raising funds for research for ALS & CF, as well as fundraising for the Children's Hospital Foundation, local food bank and more. I'm also a member of the local Duncan/Cowichan Chamber of Commerce where I get to meet and network with the area's professionals, business people and members of other community organizations.
You can find me with my family in the community at the local ice rinks, ball fields and golf courses, and occasionally on the slopes and local beaches.
I'm always available to my clients, and am always looking forward to new experiences and meeting new people.
If you have any questions about Real Estate, whether you're purchasing or selling, give me a call or send me an email. It would be great to hear from you.
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