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You will love this delightful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom rancher. This 1560sqft home with a double garage is bathed in natural sunlight with beautiful vaulted living room ceiling and warm real wood flooring in family room. Cozy up next to the natural gas fireplace with a book or entertain in the fully fenced large backyard with covered patio. The yard is a gardeners paradise with storage shed and garden beds. E...
You will love this bright and beautiful 2-story home that has been thoughtfully designed. The upper floor provides master bedroom, two additional bedrooms and open den area perfect for an office or extra space for the family to relax. The main level entry opens into a warm living space and modern kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops as well as a pantry. The dining and living...
Priced below assessment, this 1.45 Acre estate in Upper Lantzville is located just steps to Green Lake & nearby Woodgrove Shopping Centre. The property offers a quiet, rural lifestyle, while being close to all city services & amenities. This original owner residence is a 1657 sq.ft. 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Rancher that awaits your renovating ideas. Peaceful & Private is the best way to describe this gorgeous...Listed by RE/MAX OF NANAIMO
Offering convenient townhome living in the heart of Central Nanaimo, 1726 Kerrisdale features 9 well-designed townhomes close to shopping, recreation, and amenities. Situated at the end of a no thru road, Unit 103 in Building 1 boasts a west coast exterior, front, and rear deck space, and a single garage. The well-designed interior provides 1,419 sqft of tastefully finished living space with 2 beds + den, & 2...Listed by ROYAL LEPAGE NANAIMO REALTY (NANISHWYN)
Income potential investment property on a quiet cul-de-sac amongst a sought-after Nanaimo neighbourhood. Enjoy entertaining or playing yard games in the sunny, flat, fenced and finely landscaped backyard. This move-in ready home features a recently updated kitchen and living space flooded with natural sunlight. Cozy up next to the new modern gas fireplace. The lower level of the home has additional living spa...
You will love this gorgeous 2-story home in Park Ave Heights. Meticulously kept and move-in ready this bright and beautiful home has been thoughtfully designed. The upper floor provides master bedroom, two additional bedrooms and open den area perfect for an office or extra space for the family to relax. The main level entry opens into a warm living space and modern kitchen equipped with a pantry. The dini...
Brand New Residence with a Legal Suite. Situated at the end of a cul de sac is where you will find this brand-new home built by RGL Contracting Ltd. A bright open design that offers a two-storey floor plan for the main part of the residence with bedrooms on the upper floor and kitchen, great room with level access to the rear yard. The lower level offers a 2 bedroom legal suite with a separate laundry room wi...Listed by RE/MAX OF NANAIMO
A remarkable 5 bedroom family home in the heart of Chase River is awaiting your arrival. This quiet & friendly neighborhood home is ideal for the growing or already sizable family. On the main level, you have 3 bedrooms including a spacious master, an expansive living area with Brazilian Tiger wood hardwood flooring and a well planned kitchen with granite counters, shaker style cabinets, and mosaic tile backs...Listed by EXP REALTY
Sought after acreage! Nestled in the tress with over 4 acres of privacy and serenity. This home features main level living and an ideal layout for a family with lots of square footage to spread out. The home has a newer roof. The area around the house is cleared and landscaped including a large gardening area with southern exposure and a detached shop(structure needs new roof). The balance of the level proper...
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