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CHARMING CHARACTER HOME in a central Courtenay location! This home has many beautiful features and a large unfinished basement with lots of potential. The main floor has original fir wood floors, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom, with the kitchen and dining room next to the bright and cozy living room with woodstove. Southwest facing, you will find peekaboo mountain views and lots of sunshine in the home and the ...
Now SOLD pending probate. This bright 2 bed/2 bath home has beautiful features and many thoughtful updates: solid wood flooring in light tones, stone counter tops in kitchen and bathrooms, newer appliances, neutral modern paint palette, new light fixtures and an irrigation system for your fruit trees & sunny garden. The open concept kitchen and family room maximize the stunning ocean views, with another liv...
Commanding views of Campbell River Pier and Cape Mudge Lighthouse is what you can expect to enjoy in this top floor ocean view condo. This affordable home is move in ready with many recent updates like new flooring,new paint ,new windows,renovated bathroom and kitchen updates. The kitchen has a sky light with a shade to let the natural light flood in. The corner living room window and large sliding doors allo...Listed by 2 PERCENT REALTY GROUP
CHARACTER HOME in the heart of Courtenay! This 4 bedroom 2 bathroom rancher is full of beautiful updates and character features. Bright and cheerful, the kitchen leads you to the dining room and cozy family room with wood stove & picture windows that look out to the back garden courtyard. Down the hall you will find another living room with an original fireplace as well as two of the bedrooms. The master ...
This neat and tidy 2 bdrm (could be 3), 2 bath rancher is waiting for its proud new owners. The extensive renovations to this home are remarkable. The thoughtful open plan allows for a seamless flow between the kitchen, dining area and living room. The kitchen has a timeless design and blends luxury with convenience and has a large island ideally suited for meal prep, entertaining or for day-to-day living. Fr...Listed by RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty
Beautifully updated and move-in ready, this rare find offers ocean and mountain views out front, a gorgeous private courtyard style back yard, trendy style and furnishings perfect for a young couple or family ideally situated steps from the Courtenay Riverway for relaxing strolls, and just blocks from shopping, restaurants, theatre, etc. With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and laundry all on the upper floor, main l...Listed by RE/MAX CHECK REALTY
Net GST included. Brand new condo within walking distance to shops, restaurant and scenic walking trail. This beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo is ready to move into. Contemporary and sleek lined condominium designed with an open concept layout, large designer windows let in the natural sunlight, an abundance of cabinets in the kitchen with loads of convenient work areas, quartz counter tops and tile back...Listed by ROYAL LEPAGE-COMOX VALLEY (CV)
Shelley is a member of The Canadian Real Estate Association and subscribes 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 Shelley when you buy a home:
- Explanation of the working relationship (called "agency") so that you are clear as to when your agent is working for you or for the seller.
- Shelley has access to hundreds of current listings of homes for sale because of a co- operative system called the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
- Shelley will 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.
- Shelley will help you determine how big a home you can afford. She is familiar with the local lending market and can offer helpful advice.
- Shelley can be objective in pointing out the merits of one home over another, and 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.
- Shelley will use her experience to assist you in negotiating the terms of your purchase.
- Shelley 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.
Selling Your Home - Why it Pays to Use Shelley
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 Shelley working with you, as 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 real estate agent prove invaluable. Shelley has the experience to help you understand how the market works and decide upon a realistic price that meets your goals. Shelley can also pre-screen potential buyers to make sure only those who are serious and financially qualified view your home.
Shelley 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 also include arranging open houses for other agents and potential buyers, and developing advertisements and feature sheets to market your home.
Once you have accepted an offer to buy your home, Shelley will help ensure that all the proper paperwork is completed. She will also make sure that both parties meet the necessary conditions outlined in the agreement.Working with Shelley makes sense
When you work with Shelley 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 Shelley on your side. She has been trained and licensed under the provincial Real Estate Services Act to assist in transactions involving real property and Shelley takes very seriously the code of ethics and standards of Real Estate.
Tips for Selling
SELLERS ~ Help potential buyers imagine themselves in your home by presenting a clean and clutter-free space. A little attention can add immeasurable appeal and value to your home!
Remove personal items - photos, knick-knacks and other personal touches.
Clean & clear surfaces - counters (especially in kitchens and bathrooms), can increase the space and quality feel.
Show off storage space - clear out closets, basements and garages as buyers are always looking for ample storage space.
Create ease of movement - remove or store extra belongings to create open areas and easy foot traffic throughout your home.
Bathrooms - make sure towels and shower curtains are fresh, and fixtures are clean and in good repair.
Doors & windows - clean windows inside and out, and make sure doors are clean and work well.
Walls & floors - steam clean carpets to ensure they are stain-free and fresh. A fresh coat of paint will do wonders, or a thorough wall-washing may be enough to make a room feel clean and bright.
Atmosphere - make sure that any odours such as pets, smoke or musty air are neutralized by cleaning and subtle air fresheners. Replace light bulbs and ensure everything is in working order.
Landscaping - keep lawn tidy and green, and keep hedges and plants tidy, trim and raked.
Front Door - ensure the entrance is clean, well-lit and welcoming - a beautiful plant in an accent pot, a new welcome mat - give a first impression to how well the rest of the house is kept.
Shine On - turn on outdoor lights so that buyers who drive by your home after dark will see the home in its best light.