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13-9106 Main Street Bed: 2 Bath: 1 Price: $73,000 SOLD

This cozy 2 bedroom home is located on the shores overlooking Peanut Pond. Spacious kitchen & inviting living room. Patio off eating area overlooking water. A great place to enjoy morning coffee. Spacious living room area and good sized laundry room. Shed in backyard perfect for the gardener or workshop for the crafter. Located walking distance to Buy Low and the best location in this Park. An affordable plac...

24-9107 62nd Ave Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $240,000 SOLD

Lakeview, top floor, walking distance to town and lake. What more can you ask for? How about a pool, hot tub & sauna? This bright 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit is well -kept. Lakeview deck to enjoy morning coffee and cozy wood-burning fireplace for chilly evenings. Corner unit. Masterbedroom has 3 piece ensuite and a beautiful lakeview to wake up to. This building has newer windows. All measurements approxim...

103-11 Jonagold Place Bed: 1 Bath: 1 Price: $155,000 SOLD

Why rent when it's more affordable to own this cute 1 bedroom apartment. In a great location close to downtown shopping & lake. This bright ground level apartment has a west facing deck to enjoy summer evenings from. This quiet building is for those buyers 50 years plus. One parking spot assigned. Limited rentals. Measurements are approximate and should be verified if important.

5-9410 115th Street Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $343,000 SOLD

RETIRE HERE! This 55+ community offers all you need to enjoy retirement in Osoyoos. From relaxing by the pool, working out in the exercise room, some quiet time in the library or socializing in one of the community organized events in the clubhouse. Take advantage of the location and stroll or bike on the nearby trails. 2 large bedrooms. Master offering great closet space and a relaxing tub. Spacious living r...

303-2418 Lakeshore Drive Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $789,900 SOLD

Live on the shores of Canada's warmest lake from this opulent open plan condo at Las Ventanas al Paraiso. In show room condition this home offers engineered flooring with sound deadener layer. Brand new gourmet kitchen to satisfy the fussiest chef. Featuring corner pull outs, spice drawers, pull out shelving, corian counters and a sophisticated combination of bamboo & walnut cabinetry. New appliances & hood f...

8312 98th Ave Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $435,000 SOLD BY

RARE FIND, Very rural, very quiet and located in a Cal-De-Sac. The home is on Town water and sewer. This beautifully situated Home offers 1674sqft one level living on .20 acres. Large master bedroom, walk-in closet plus en-suite with soaker tub. With the second bedroom, there is a little added bonus of changing the second bedroom into a 1 bedroom and den. Nice large open Kitchen with breakfast nook area. The ...

5 Sunrise Crt Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $479,000 SOLD BY

If you're looking for a home with loads of potential look no further! This 3 bedroom home is set far back from the street, in a quiet cul de sac, has a single garage and plenty of room for extra parking, huge backyard with fruit trees, grapes, blueberries and lots of space for a swimming pool, all within walking distance to downtown. Property is slightly elevated with a Southern exposure so plenty of sunshine...

8512 12th Ave Price: $189,000 SOLD

Building lots in this neighbourhood don't come up very often. Quiet neighbourhood with nearby lake access. Build your home to take advantage of abundant lakeviews. Home next door is also available for sale.

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

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