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This FABULOUS FAMILY HOME is on a HUGE LOT overlooking LAKE IDA ANNE PARK, within minutes of the local school and Millstream Village. In the private fully landscaped gardens you will find a koi pond, glass house, large garden shed, fruit trees and grape vines, not to mention a 20 x 10 above ground SWIMMING POOL, a HOT TUB, a 14 x 14 GAZEBO and custom Brick oven BBQ. All this is before you even walk through th...
Situated in the "The Properties of Maple Bay" estate, this lovely 5 bedroom,3 bathroom home , with a large suite has fantastic views with glimpses of Quamichan Lake and Mt Prevost in the distance.. Features include a bright open plan living area with direct access onto the expansive deck, a cozy natural gas fire place, a custom kitchen and there is hard wood and tile flooring throughout.The master bedroom and...
This is an exciting opportunity to acquire a home on a street where properties rarely come on the market. Nestled in a quiet Saanich East neighbourhood where the sights and sounds of early Spring are everywhere. Featuring three bedrooms and two bathrooms on the main along with a large deck off the kitchen and cozy wood stove in the living room. The home rests on a generous lot of almost 10,000 square feet, 95...Listed by Newport Realty
This LARGE SPACIOUS 1139 sqft 2 bed,2 bath condo with IN SUITE LAUNDRY ,has been beautifully UPDATED with NEW FLOORING through out, has been re PAINTED, has NEW BATHROOMS and RENOVATED KITCHEN and is in a re mediated building (works just being completed) in a GREAT LOCATION, close to University Heights shopping mall and Tuscany Village.The floor plan has separate office/den space, dining and living areas, a...
Enjoy the fabulous views of Cowichan Bay from the comfort of your living room and from either of your two balconies. This corner suite has an open floor plan, offering a large master and large den (bedroom) with hardwood throughout. The Cowichan Bay Arms is a safe, quiet and well managed building. There is also a meeting/social room, workshop and an additional 4x8 storage locker. This is a perfect retirement ...
A Lovely Home in a Lovely Location on a quiet street two blocks from the ocean and walking distance to shopping,library,rec centre and Saxe Point Park.This solid 3 bedroom home incl a suite and has had many upgrades including a new kitchen and bachelor suite. The gently sloping south facing lot has ocean & mountain glimpses and is on TWO 30x100ft LEGAL LOTS, zoned RM1.This is a great opportunity to purchase a...
This is a rare opportunity to own an historic home in one of Victoria's most desirable and established neighbourhoods. Set on a 12,249sqft lot overlooking the Royal Victoria Golf Course and expansive ocean, island and mountain views, the location is fabulous. The spacious home could be upgraded and restored to its former grandeur or replaced with a modern contemporary home, designed to capture...
Consulting a REALTOR®
As a Realtor, I'm a member of The Canadian Real Estate Association, which means I'm also subject to following a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice. As a member of the Victoria Real Estate Board, I'm also a member of both the British Columbian and Canadian Real Estate Associations. To put it a little more simply, I'm a real estate professional—and it's my duty to help you to the best of my ability.
What Does a Realtor® Do?
Here's a basic list of services you can expect to receive from me when you're looking to buy a home
- I will fully explain the details of our working relationship so that you have a clear understanding as to when I'm working for you, the buyer, and/or when I'm working for the seller.
- I have access to hundreds of current listings of homes for sale through a cooperative system referred to as the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS).
- I will provide you with a customized list of homes that best meet your needs, including: size, style, features, location, proximity to schools and shopping centers, etc.
- I will make arrangements for you to view the homes that appeal to you the most.
- I will help you determine you price-range and what type of home you can afford.
- I will assist you in negotiating the terms of your purchase, which I know can be a stressful process or someone who isn't experienced in negotiating such contracts.
- I will advise you on the legal process of obtaining a title and taking possession of your property.
The Benefits of Choosing Me as Your Realtor®
It's my goal to make the buying process as simple and as stress-free as possible, and here's how:
- I'm an expert in the local real estate market and in the process of home evaluation. I'll always work with you to ensure you get the best possible value for your money.
- As a professional, I will not hold any biases or emotional ties to any particular home or style of home. I will remain objective when pointing out the merits of one home over another. Ultimately, the final decision is yours to make—my duty is only to offer advice.
- I'm knowledgeable and informed on zoning changes, taxes, utility costs, municipal regulations, and school and recreation services in different neighborhoods. I'll work with you to find a home that best suits your needs.
- I can provide a detailed explanation of any other associated costs of buying a home, such as: insurance, mortgage registration, legal fees, and any other possible costs.
If you'd like to ask me a few questions about the buying process, feel free to send me a quick email: email@example.com
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 such as myself working with you. With my experience and expertise, I'll make sure that the sale of your home is a successful and satisfying experience.
Here are three good reasons why you should choose to list your home with me:
1. Marketing and Exposure
Myself and all other realtors on the island utilize the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in order to give your listing the maximum exposure to the market. MLS is a computer-based system that relays information about your listing to hundreds of realtors and potential home-buyers. This means more eyes on your prize (your home, of course!)
In addition to MLS, I utilize modern online marketing technologies, including: email newsletters, social media advertising, and promoting listings through my websites. Combined with traditional marketing channels, this means your home will always be seen by as many potential buyers as possible!
2. The Right Price
Setting a price for your home can be a difficult process—and it's crucial to get it right. This is where the services of a realtor such as myself prove invaluable. I have the experience and expertise to help you understand how the market works and how to decide upon a realistic price that meets your goals.
If the price is set too high, you could alienate any potential buyers. But if it's set too low, you could end up selling your home for less than its market value! As an expert in home evaluation, I'll be able to advise you on an ideal price for your home.
3. Professionalism. Period.
It's not just about how many people view your home—it's also important to have the right people view your home. As part of the selling process, it's my job to pre-screen potential buyers to ensure only those who are serious and financially qualified view your home.
When you receive an offer from a buyer, I'll be with you every step of the way to assist you in the negotiation process. Once you've accepted an offer to buy your home, I'll also ensure that all of the paperwork is completed efficiently and professionally, as well as making sure that both parties meet the necessary conditions outlined in the agreement.
Why Working with Me Makes Sense
When you work with any realtor, you're likely to get a better price for your home than if you try and sell it yourself. But it's not just about the financials—working with a realtor provides that extra measure of comfort and security that comes with having someone like me on your side. When it comes down to marketing your home, setting the right price, and professionalism in dealing with potential buyers, my expertise and experience makes all the difference.
All realtors are governed by a code of ethics and standards of business practice. We've also been trained and licensed under the provincial Real Estate Services Act to assist in transactions involving real estate. When it comes to buying or selling property, working with a realtor like myself is your first step towards ensuring a successful transaction.
If you'd lke to contact me to arrange a home evaluation, or to simply ask a few general questions, feel free to send me a quick email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to working with you in the future so that I can make the sale of your home a resounding success!
A Little Bit about Me
If you have spoken to me already, you will probably have guessed that I am an Australian.
Although I first visited and fell in love with Victoria some 35 years ago, it was not until I married my wife, Linda, in 2012 that I got to move here.
Linda has lived here all her life and it was an easy decision for us to choose Victoria as a home for us and our two children.
Like so many others before me, I have found that Victoria is one of the most beautiful citifies, not only in Canada, but indeed the world.
I have worked in the real estate industry for almost two decades, both as a real estate agent and as the owner of my own brokerage.
I have had experience in all aspects of selling, both residential and commercial property as well as land developments and subdivisions.
I have a sales record that has regularly placed me in the top percentage of agents and consider this experience to be the most valuable asset I can use to assist you.
When it matter, experience counts!