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I have sold a property at 210 2250 COMMERCIAL DR in Vancouver.
The 2bdm, 2bth home you’ve been waiting for! 841 sq ft open concept unit in the concrete and steel Marquee building right on Commercial Drive. HUGE, very private 330 sq ft patio is perfect for relaxing or entertaining. Modern finishing such as stainless steel appliances, double sink, sleek cabinets and integrated fridge. Bright and efficient home includes in-suite laundry, in-unit storage and plenty of windows. Get the best of both worlds, living in the heart of the action, with a unit on the quiet side of the building. Endless parks, restaurants and recreation just steps from your front door. Pets and rentals allowed.
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I have sold a property at 207 415 COLUMBIA ST E in New Westminster.
POPULAR CENTRALLY LOCATED Sapperton Neighborhood! Wake up to Starbucks found just below your building. Walking distance to the Brewery District, Sapperton skytrain station, schools, parks, Royal Columbian Hospital and more. Concrete & steel construction makes it a SOLID BUILD. Many UPGRADES to this well maintained home incl: new stoned fireplace, extra large master bedroom with plenty of CLOSET SPACE with built in Ikea closets + ENSUITE, ventless dryer, keyless entry, central vacuum, and more ! MOVE IN READY !! 1 storage locker. NO SIZE RESTRICTIONS FOR DOGS !! Don't miss the Open House Sat/Sun Sept. 30 & Oct. 1 from 12-2pm.
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I have sold a property at 25388 ROBERTSON CRES in Langley.
Escape to paradise! Five stunning acres amidst some of the most beautiful areas in Metro Vancouver. Move in or build your dream home among your own park-like setting overlooking your own private pond. Enjoy the the quiet, private serenity without sacrificing nearby amenities. Close by zoo, school & golf course with quick access to Hwy 1. Perfect for those in any stage of life. Don't delay! Call for a private showing.
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3 Tips for Choosing your Buyer Agent

 

 

 

1. Don’t feel pressured into using a friend or family member. If your friend or family member has what it takes, great! Otherwise you are doing yourself a disservice not hiring the most qualified person for the job. Don’t base your decision about the purchase or sale of your most significant asset on not wanting to hurt someone’s feelings!

 

2. Interview your agent! How do you know you have the right person for the job, whether it’s a friend or family member or someone else, if you don’t interview them?

Here are a few of the questions you can ask when interviewing agents:

 

  • Do you work on your own or with a team? Who will take care of me when you are unavailable?
  • What experience do they have in the neighborhoods that interest you?
  • Do you have an outline of the services you will provide? A competent agent should be able to speak confidently about the services they offer and their services should go beyond simply setting you up on an auto-search for properties.
  • Ask for references from past clients. Remember this is a job interview and it is entirely appropriate for you to check on the agent’s past performance as an indicator of future behavior.

3. Then sit back and pay attention to the types of questions they ask you. To serve you effectively and efficiently your agent should qualify you as a prospective buyer. Here is a sampling of the types of questions they should be asking you:

 

  • What is your motivation for buying?
  • Have you met with a mortgage broker and obtained a preapproval?
  • How much do you have for a down payment and is it readily available if you were to find the ideal home tomorrow?
  • What do you hope to spend monthly for housing?
  • Where is your ideal home and why?
  • How long do you plan to be in this home?
  • What are your must haves and deal breakers?

 

 

Bonus Tip: Trust your gut! It is very important that you are open and honest with your agent when you answer these questions. If you don’t feel like you can be completely open with your agent, then maybe they aren’t the right agent for you.

 

 

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I have listed a new property at 4488 1ST AVE W in Vancouver.
Luxury, Point Grey, custom home. Over 3,200 sqft of open living space featuring 4bdrms & 4 baths plus an attached garage. Floor to ceiling windows and sprawling high ceilings on the large main floor with hardwood floors throughout. Dream kitchen features black granite counters, mahogany cabinets and s/s appliances. Family room off kitchen opens up to the huge south facing backyard and outdoor living area. Walk up the gorgeous floating staircase to 3 bdrms upstairs plus a master suite. Master features a double sided fireplace, water & mountain views, giant w/i closet w/ built ins, spa inspired bth w/ steam shower & soaker tub. Unbelievable ocean views from your rooftop deck. Private guest room + rec room below. Steps to the beach. OPEN: Sat, Sept 30th 2:00 - 3:00pm
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I have listed a new property at 1805 1001 RICHARDS ST in Vancouver.
18th floor 1bdrm + den available at The Miro on Richards. This high floor unit features gorgeous south facing city views. Luxury features such as a private balcony, gas stove, granite countertops and walk in closet. Parking + rent out one of the TWO storage lockers. Pets and rentals allowed. OPEN: Sat Sept 30th & Sun Oct 1st 2:00 - 3:00pm
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I have listed a new property at 210 2250 COMMERCIAL DR in Vancouver.
The 2bdm, 2bth home you’ve been waiting for! 841 sqft open concept unit in the concrete and steel Marquee building right on Commercial Drive. HUGE, very private 330sqft patio is perfect for relaxing or entertaining. Modern finishing such as stainless steal appliances, double sink, sleek cabinets and integrated fridge. Bright and efficient home includes ensuite, in unit storage and plenty of windows. Get the best of both worlds, living in the heart of the action, with a unit on the quiet of the building. Endless parks, restaurants and recreation just steps from your front door. Pets and rentals allowed. OPEN: Sat Sept 30 & Sun Oct 1 2:00-3:00pm.
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I have listed a new property at 3669 35TH AVE W in Vancouver.
This exquisitely renovated 7 bdrm West of Dunbar home has it all. Over $300K in recent updates including a designer kitchen featuring custom cabinets & waterfall granite countertops. Gorgeous reno'd bthrms with in-floor heating. Open living & dining area boasts custom wine rack & bar nook, floor to ceiling stone lined gas FP & solid walnut built-in shelves & mantle. All of this PLUS a built-in sound system make this the perfect home for entertaining. Enjoy a glass of wine on the deck overlooking your large private backyard. Relax in your master suite with spa-like reno'd ensuite, WIC & quiet retreat alcove. BONUS reno'd 2 bdrm bsmt suite ($2,000/month)! Located in the highly sought after Dunbar area near St. George’s, Crofton & other top rated private schools. OPEN: Sun Sept 24, 2:00-3:00p
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I have listed a new property at 420 8988 HUDSON ST in Vancouver.
This large, 1 bedroom condo in the concrete Retro Lofts in Marpole has engineered hardwood floors, slate tiles, granite counters & stainless steel appliances. A great layout in the quietest part of the building with a walk-in closet. 10' ceilings and a gas fireplace. Close to the Canada Line, airport and shopping. This apartment has everything you need incl. insuite laundry. Building has large exercise room, bike room and 1 parking. See Realtor’s website for virtual tour. OPEN: SAT, SEPT 23, 2:00 - 3:00PM
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I have listed a new property at 25388 ROBERTSON CRES in Langley.
Escape to paradise! Five stunning acres amidst some of the most beautiful areas in Metro Vancouver. Move in or build your dream home among your own park-like setting overlooking your own private pond. Enjoy the the quiet, private serenity without sacrificing nearby amenities. Close by zoo, school & golf course with quick access to Hwy 1. Perfect for those in any stage of life. Don't delay! Call for a private showing.
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I have listed a new property at 3865 SOUTHWOOD ST in Burnaby.
Burnaby Suncrest home on large, private lot. Fully renovated bungalow and a large detached garage sit on an inviting 60 x 140 foot lot. Located at the end of a no-through street next to a park-like ravine and creek, this home is peaceful and serene yet walking distance to schools, parks and transit. Renovations include: updated kitchen with S/S appliances, windows, furnace, roof, new hot water tank and washer/dryer, plus designer paint colours and window coverings. All this, plus a well kept, picturesque backyard…what more could you ask for?
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I have sold a property at 321 8988 HUDSON ST in Vancouver.
1 bedroom courtyard facing unit available at The Retro in Marpole. Bright and cheery with extra high ceilings, real fir floors, slate tiles, granite counters, s/s appliances and insuite laundry. BBQ on your patio in the summer and warm up to the gas fireplace in the winter. Reliable concrete building with exercise room. Includes 1 parking space, 1 storage locker plus bike room. Pets and Rentals Allowed. Close to the new Canada Line, airport & shopping.
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I have listed a new property at 321 8988 HUDSON ST in Vancouver.
1 bedroom courtyard facing unit available at The Retro in Marpole. Bright and cheery with extra high ceilings, real fir floors, slate tiles, granite counters, s/s appliances and insuite laundry. BBQ on your patio in the summer and warm up to the gas fireplace in the winter. Reliable concrete building with exercise room. Includes 1 parking space, 1 storage locker plus bike room. Pets and Rentals Allowed. Close to the new Canada Line, airport & shopping.
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I’ll always remember the day the new Creekside Playground was opened to the public. Not because there was great fanfare, in fact the removal of the temporary fencing happened rather unceremoniously, but it seems fitting that the new playground opened on such a magical day as the solar eclipse. This could in part explain why the playground has captured the imagination of children of all ages; but, I believe it is more likely a feat of very intelligent design.

 

I have watched the progress over the past 10 months while I walked past with Lucy every day and I have marveled at the design and expected it would be awesome when it was finished; but, I didn’t imagine the effect it would have on the neighborhood! People are coming from across the city to bring their kids to experience the new playground and it is buzzing with activity and the sounds of happy children from morning until after dark.

 

A few times while I have been out with Lucy for her 6am walk, I have seen an elderly Chinese gentleman, who I am used to passing while we walk, taking a ride on the zip line before jauntily continuing his morning stroll! One evening at twilight, again as I walked Lucy, I heard a late 20s cyclist remark to his companion “Wow, that looks fancy! Doesn’t it make you want to stop?” And when I looked back the two men had parked their bikes and were on their way to the zip line.

 

I heartily applaud the designer(s) of this magical playground! 

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I have sold a property at 205 3921 CARRIGAN CRT in Burnaby.
Location, space and possibility! Conveniently located near Lougheed Mall, Skytrain and all levels of schools, this 3 bed 2 bath unit has spacious rooms in a very comfortable and practical layout that spans almost 1200sf. Amenities include insuite laundry, indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and recreation room. New, quality laminate flooring was installed in 2016. Bring your decorating ideas and call to book your private showing today.
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I have sold a property at 3056 SMITH AVE in Burnaby.
This spacious 2 bdrm + den townhouse in a family friendly neighbourhood is the home you’ve been waiting for. Completely remodelled unit in Manor House; a small 7 unit complex. Main floor features laminate floors in living room with wood burning fireplace & dining room & access to large balcony (N facing with winter mtn views!). Kitchen with ample cabinets, granite counters & S/S stove, fridge, dishwasher & microwave. Upstairs features 2 generous size bdrms & den. This unit comes with 2 underground secured parking space & 1 storage locker. Ideally located on quiet part of Smith Avenue just 3 blocks north of Canada Way. Great location with easy access to Hwy #1, Real Cdn Superstore & Walmart.
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I have listed a new property at 4041 ST. CATHERINES ST in Vancouver.
Looking for a project - this is a great opportunity for a new home build in the Glen Park area. This corner lot is located on King Ed. and St. Catherines. Close to parks, shopping and restaurants on Fraser Street. This property has a survey, arborist report, house plans and laneway plans and is ready to submit to the City of Vancouver
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I have sold a property at 14 19525 73 AVE in Surrey.
Built in 2011, this centrally located townhome has it all. Backing onto green space, this home offers 4 bdrms and 2.5 bthrms, open floor plan, huge master bdrm with walk-in closet, large ensuite, plus loads of windows give this spacious home lots of light. Includes granite counter tops, upgraded appliances and light fixtures and the basement finished to be fourth bedroom with separate entrance with lots of closet space and endless storage. This complex boasts a beautiful club house and playground for use of the owners. There is also a guest suite for rent, for those longer staying guests, giving everyone their privacy. Close to schools, parks, and shopping & family oriented neighbourhood.
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I have sold a property at T3207 3980 CARRIGAN CRT in Burnaby.
3 bdrm & 2 bth, 1 level end-unit townhouse available at Discovery Place I. Large, family friendly home features an open floor plan and numerous updates including: laminate floors; complete bathroom renovation; new baseboards; security system & appliances, paint, light fixtures; medicine cabinets in both bathrooms. Excellent interior condition. Easy access to secured underground parking. Well managed concrete building with great amenities including: indoor saltwater pool, Jacuzzi, exercise room, squash/racket ball court. Walking distance to Lougheed Mall & Skytrain Station.
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I have listed a new property at 1802 918 COOPERAGE WAY in Vancouver.
The Mariner by Concord is a gem of Yaletown, nestled between the seawall and one of the area’s quieter streets, it is only steps from tranquility to everything Yaletown life offers. This luxuriously appointed 2 bed and den, 2 bath corner unit with views from the floor to ceiling windows in every room has Cambria quartz counter tops, hard wood flooring, LED lighting throughout, California closets, air conditioning and so much more. Warning: extensive building amenities included at Club Esprit, kayaking, pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam, cardio, weight and yoga studios, party rooms, games rooms, bowling, 15 seat theatre, and concierge, may make you want to never leave home! OPEN: Thursday 6-7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 2-4pm
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