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Nothing to do but move in and enjoy this lovely home! Separation of bedrooms from main living area is appealing to a growing family with 3 bedrooms on the upper level – including 4 piece ensuite and 4 piece bath. Main level entry, with 2 piece powder room, and bright open kitchen is very impressive – from concrete counter tops to hardwood flooring – complete with Ikea kitchen, eating area, stainless steel app...
Welcome to 2500 Lodgepole Road: a 1994 custom built one owner 4 bed 3 bath one level home with over 2400 sq ft of living space on a 18,000 sq ft lot that includes a 1 bed suite with private entrance. In mostly original condition the space is generous and will easily accommodate a family or executive couple. Enter from a generous foyer into a formal dining room and sunken living room with gas fireplace. Each r...Listed by DFH Real Estate
What a great opportunity to put your decorating ideas to work on this Tudor style 3 bedroom 3 bath in the Turgoose area in Central Saanich. The south facing deck is accessible via sliders off the Dining room; large living room with wood burning fireplace; Kitchen with eating area; 3 good sized bedrooms; and ensuite in the Master. Additional living space in the lower level includes large family room, with wood...
Elegant. Stunning. Bright. Spacious. Exquisite. Tasteful. Immaculate. Luxurious. While these words may seem like hyperbole, they do in fact offer a very accurate description of this most unique and gorgeous James Bay apartment. No renovation stone was left unturned when the current owners invested over $200,000 in thoughtfully re-imagining this 1250 sq ft, two bed, two bath unit. With absolutely too many top ...Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Cloverdale
Located in Brentwood Bay, this 3 bedroom 2 bath 1,366 sq. ft. one level Rancher is perfect for young families or retirees. Large living room with gas fireplace, dining area with sliders to the south facing patio, large kitchen with small eating area, Master Bedroom with 3 piece ensuite, 4 piece bath and laundry room with access to the back entrance. The attached single car garage also has a workshop area wit...
Move in Ready! “The Hudson” offers stylish condos in a lively urban setting. Over height 14 ft ceilings & large west facing windows offer plenty of light to this one bedroom + den unit. Translucent glass panels, freshly painted & dark engineered hardwood flooring bring together the open concept plan. Kitchen features quartz counter tops & integrated high end appliances. Enjoy geothermal heating & cooling as ...Listed by Royal LePage Coast Capital - Oak Bay
This 2 bedroom 2 bath Condo, built in 2008, is just under 900 sq. ft. and centrally located to downtown Victoria, Sidney, Airport and Ferries. You will appreciate the easy access to the Royal Oak Shopping Centre and the short walk to Broadmead Shopping Centre - plus walking distance to the Restaurant of your choice! There are so many great features of this bright home: heated tile flooring in entrance and k...
Welcome to this immaculate 10th floor 2 bed 1 bath NW corner suite in the sought after Corazon building. Stunning city, mountain and ocean views through floor to ceiling windows and flooded with natural light. This suite is efficiently laid out with high end stainless steel appliances including a gas stove, raised eating bar & granite counter tops. The living & dining area captures gorgeous views towards the ...Listed by THE AGENCY
Looking for an affordable home close to a Park and the Ocean? This home is certainly that - plus more! Top floor, south facing and steps away from the Ocean, Marina and Lillian Hoffar Park, this bright home is ready to move into. The in-line dining and living area accommodates various seating arrangements with sliders to the south facing balcony. The galley Kitchen is very functional and the pass through ...
Absolutely a must see! This lovely home has so many great features that you will not want to miss out on this Townhome. From the time you enter the walkway through to the Foyer, with the 17’10” vaulted ceiling, you will be impressed with the size of the rooms of this well cared for home. The Kitchen has a Butler’s Pantry and eating area with sliders to the south facing private patio with an amazing garden ...
Where better to live - right in the heart of Sidney - close to shopping, restaurants, Seaside strolls and all the wonderful things Sidney has to offer! You can walk anywhere and know your car is readily available in the underground secured parking.This one bedroom home is north facing and offers access to the large balcony via the bedroom and living room where you can enjoy the views of the Marina and Sea. L...
Looking for a great neighborhood close to all amenities, great schools, easy highway access, just steps from the Highland Pacific Golf Course, Galloping Goose Trail & Thetis Lake? This is a great family home - cherry wood floors on lower and carpets up - 3 bedrooms + 3 bathrooms, separate dining/ living room + a family room directly off the kitchen area with patio sliders to super huge fenced back yard which ...Listed by Royal LePage Coast Capital - Chatterton
Top floor - Skylights - South exposure! This bright, and spacious, 2 bedroom 2 bath home has so many great features: upgraded flooring; roomy living room and dining area; natural lighting in the Kitchen with plenty of counter space and cupboards; Master bedroom with walk-through closet to 4 piece ensuite with heated flooring; second bedroom with large closet; plus in-suite laundry. Great location - close t...
Absolutely stunning and completely renovated! Don’t miss this opportunity to own this beautifully updated 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in a prime Sidney location with no need for a car. Just a short walk to the ocean & the many amenities, restaurants & pubs in this seaside community. With 1,044 square feet of finished living space, this South-West corner unit boasts new vinyl plank flooring, fresh paint, new appli...Listed by HOLMES REALTY LTD
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
I began my real estate career in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1988 and joined NRS - Sidney in 1990. I moved to Sutton Group -West Coast Realty in 1991 and left to join Pemberton Holmes in the Sidney office at the end of April 2017.
I am a firm believer in continuing education, am an Associate Broker and have my FRI designation (Fellow of the Real Estate Institute).
I am very fortunate to have met many wonderful clients during my career who have, in turn, referred me to their friends and families. I believe in the professional approach to real estate, work hard for my clients, put their needs first and am always available to answer any questions and/or offer them assistance.