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Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville, Qualicum Beach
Incredible private setting for this one of a kind country style home located at the end of a cul-de-sac, just minutes to Qualicum Beach. This hidden gem on a beautiful .63 acre lot has a park like setting with mature trees and open spaces. The rancher features 2 bedrooms plus a den and 2 full baths, spacious kitchen with island, new GE appliances, vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace. The septic system has be...
True Ocean View Home in French Creek. Enjoy Canada's best climate, sandy beaches & close proximity to the marina for your boat, while still being minutes to beach access, local shops, restaurants & golf courses. This is the ultimate Vancouver Island lifestyle, a fully updated home offering all the amenities of a brand new home without the GST. Stunning honed granite kitchen counters & professional appliances ...Listed by ROYAL LEPAGE PARKSVILLE-QUALICUM BEACH REALTY (PBO)
Spectacular Oceanfront! Unbelievable panoramic views of the Georgia Strait & Parksville's Famous Sandy Beach. Very rarely do these exclusive oceanfront patio homes become available, perfect for full time living or an incredible vacation getaway. Open concept Kitchen, Living, Dining, all have stunning views out to the ocean, updated Kitchen with quartz countertops and beautiful custom white shaker cabinets, a...
Parksville’s hidden gem! A charming and private rancher located within minutes to the ocean. Tucked away at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac is this bright and inviting property complete with a 2bed 1bath main home and a detached studio space perfect for a small business owner, in-law suite or for out of town guests. The main house features open concept kitchen/living/dining, bright windows, large kitchen with ...
Live an urban downtown lifestyle in a beautifully updated condo in the heart of the Old City. Enjoy both mountain views from your SW facing private deck & ocean views from the large upstairs den in the rarely available 2 bdrm loft in this concrete & steel construction Vivo building. Enter and be greeted with soaring 16 foot ceilings, large windows, updated floors. Next you can enjoy the updated kitchen offers...Listed by ROYAL LEPAGE NANAIMO REALTY (NANISHWYN)
Executive home with a stunning Morningstar Golf Course backdrop. Enjoy your best lifestyle backing onto the 15th fairway of Morningstar Golf Course in this brilliant custom 3 bed 2 bath rancher on crawl. What makes this home alluring is it's refreshing design and layout with about 1732 sf finished you will enjoy both indoor and outdoor living to it's fullest. It's move-in ready with with fresh paint and upgra...Listed by ROYAL LEPAGE PARKSVILLE-QUALICUM BEACH REALTY (PBO)
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
Alexander is a true entrepreneur! He relocated to Vancouver Island with his young family all the way from Ontario where he first got his start in real estate at the young age of 22, investing in rental properties. Renovating, managing and growing a successful portfolio has given Alexander extensive knowledge and experience in the Real Estate industry. Along side real estate, he has also owned and operated a very successful business that has propelled his business and customer service skills to an exceptional level. Alexander is enthusiastic about life on the island and is excited about applying all of his skills to helping people with all their real estate needs!