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I have listed a new property at 11 5951 Heritage Drive in Vernon, BC.
Fantastic opportunity for first time homebuyer, downsizing buyer or investor buyer!!! 2 large bedrooms on the top floor with an additional bedroom & full bath on the main floor, give this condo many options. Main floor walks out to a lovely, landscaped backyard or to an oversized deck to the front with Views of Orchards & Pasture! Minutes from Davison Orchard & the newest addition to the Grey Canal Trail. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Full sized Kitchen with Corner Pantry, with Full dining room & Large living room. Gas Fireplace to keep you cozy on the cooler fall & winter nights. Single car Garage with a full sized driveway; good for a 2 car family. Lots of additional parking on the dead end street in front of the complex. 1 Dog (no aggressive breeds) and 1 cat allowed. (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 6561 Orchard Hill Road in Vernon, BC.
BELOW ASSESSED VALUE!! TIME TO ACT!READY TO MOVE IN! Circa 1977 grade level entry home is on a huge lot with lots of privacy & fun in the Backyard. Quiet, family neighbourhood, surrounded by orchards & 5 minutes to KAL BEACH (Okanagan Lake)!! Kids can play in the above ground pool, mom can garden in the irrigated raised beds & dad has a 23'x15' Man Cave/shop all to himself! 4 dedicated bedrooms to the Main Floor (one on the lower level) plus a one bedroom Suite, with a full bath & separate entrance. Main floor has Sunken Living room with Vaulted Ceiling; 3 bedrooms, renovated main bath. Master Bedroom with a 3pc ensuite & walk-in closet. New Hot water tank, new roof on the shop, freshly painted & renovated; easy to move in immediately. Fantastic family street & steps away from the Grey Canal Trail: Vernon's newest addition to this magical trail system. (id:2493)
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Please visit our Open House at 466 Lumby Mabel Lake Road in Lumby.
Open House on Sunday, July 17, 2022 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Gorgeous, solidly built home with the BEST mortgage helper you will see! This is the ONE YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! Located on .40 acre lot, just 5 mins outside Lumby. The open concept main floor plan with vaulted ceilings has 3 bedrms, large kitchen with island and newer appliances. Master bedrm has vaulted ceilings, walkin closet, 5 pc bathroom w door to private deck. Also on this floor you will find a functional & spacious Laundry Rm. Entertain on one of the two fantastic decks or enjoy an evening fire in the fully fenced private backyard. Mortgage helper is bright, spacious and so well done, the Master Bedroom on this level even has an ensuite! Fully insulated shop w power (approx size 12 x 16). Tons of parking for RV, Truck & all the Toys. High speed internet, currently running at 800 mbps so working remotely is not a problem. Recent improvements include new gas powered boiler, tankless water system, water softener, and transfer switch, generator plug & gas line to the house. (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 3090 Highland Park Avenue in Armstrong, BC.
Welcome to the most fantastic option for a family in Armstrong!! Grade level entry home that has been meticulously renovated to included the sweetest self-contained micro suite (yes equipped with its own laundry! & a fantastic tenant!) New vinyl plank floors, new carpets, New Kitchen with quartz & concrete counters, new backsplash, Potlights installed throughout the house. Main floor has 3 good sized bedrooms with a powder room off the master bedroom. Oversized covered deck with a gorgeous concrete finish, overlooks an enormous yard. Newly finished retaining wall between the neighbouring property with an freshly finished exposed aggregate driveway; so much street appeal. Home is on a cul-de-sac at the end of the street so great for the kids to ride their bikes & scooters. TONS OF PARKING AVAILABLE!! (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 2108 13 Street in Vernon, BC.
FANTASTIC AREA, FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY!! A 4 bedroom, 2 Bath home at end of no-thru street in desirable East Hill. Bright & cheery living spaces with 2 bedrooms up & a self contained 2 bedroom Suite down w/ separate entrance. Large fenced backyard, covered deck & RV parking. Freshly painted with laminate flooring & solid wood cabinetry in kitchen & upstairs bath. Terrific proximity totop rated schools (Vernon Secondary School, Silverstar Elementary, Hillview Elementary), Kalamalka and Okanagan Lakes, SilverStar Mountain, Hillview Golf Course and just minutes to downtown Vernon & shopping. Fantastic Revenue property or family home with mtg helper! (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 466 Lumby Mabel Lake Road in Lumby.
Gorgeous, solidly built home with the BEST mortgage helper you will see! This is the ONE YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! Located on .40 acre lot, just 5 mins outside Lumby. The open concept main floor plan with vaulted ceilings has 3 bedrms, large kitchen with island and newer appliances. Master bedrm has vaulted ceilings, walkin closet, 5 pc bathroom w door to private deck. Also on this floor you will find a functional & spacious Laundry Rm. Entertain on one of the two fantastic decks or enjoy an evening fire in the fully fenced private backyard. Mortgage helper is bright, spacious and so well done, the Master Bedroom on this level even has an ensuite! Fully insulated shop w power (approx size 12 x 16). Tons of parking for RV, Truck & all the Toys. High speed internet, currently running at 800 mbps so working remotely is not a problem. Recent improvements include new gas powered boiler, tankless water system, water softener, and transfer switch, generator plug & gas line to the house. (id:2493)
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Declaration period to Begin for BC Speculation & Vacancy Tax ...


Here is important, time sensitive information on the completion of a declaration and registration of an exemption regarding the speculation and vacancy taxation.... click on the link below for detailed information....


Speculation & Vacancy Tax declaration - click here




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BC Home Sales Continue at Slower Pace

Vancouver, BC – December 14, 2018. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 5,179 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) across the province in November, down 33.1 per cent from the same month last year. The average MLS® residential price in BC was $718,903, a decline of 1.9 per cent from November 2017. Total sales dollar volume was $3.7 billion, a 34.3 per cent decline from November 2017.


“BC households continue to struggle with the sharp decline in purchasing power caused by the B20 mortgage stress test,” said Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. “Most BC regions are now exhibiting relative balance between supply and demand.”

Total active residential listings were up nearly 31 per cent to 33,500 units in November, compared to the same month last year. However, it should be noted that this compares to 2017, when active listings for the month of November were at their lowest level in more than 15 years.

Year-to-date, BC residential sales dollar volume was down 23.1 per cent to $53.4 billion, compared with the same period in 2017. Residential unit sales declined 23.6 per cent to 74,847 units, while the average MLS® residential price was up 0.7 per cent to $713,302.

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For more information, please contact: 

Cameron Muir  
Chief Economist  
Direct: 604.742.2780  
Mobile: 778.229.1884  
Email: cmuir@bcrea.bc.ca  

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) is the professional association for about 23,000 REALTORS® in BC, focusing on provincial issues that impact real estate. Working with the province's 11 real estate boards, BCREA provides continuing professional education, advocacy, economic research and standard forms to help REALTORS® provide value for their clients.

To demonstrate the profession's commitment to improving Quality of Life in BC communities, BCREA supports policies that help ensure economic vitality, provide housing opportunities, preserve the environment, protect property owners and build better communities with good schools and safe neighbourhoods.

For detailed statistical information, contact your local real estate board. MLS® is a cooperative marketing system used only by Canada's real estate boards to ensure maximum exposure of properties listed for sale.


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Zoning By-Law changes for cannabis

approved by Council



(December 11, 2018  ... News)

Vernon City Council has approved the changes to the Zoning Bylaw to permit cannabis sales, processing and cultivation in many of its commercial and industrial zones....


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RLP Downtown Realty

Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services Form

A complimentary introduction to the Real Estate Council of British Columbia's new requisite form meant to inform consumers about the types of representation they may receive from a REALTOR in a real estate transaction.


Helping You is What We Do!


Click Here -  Disclosure of Representation in Trading Services


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BC Home Sales to Rise in 2019 
BCREA 2018 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast

Vancouver, BC – November 8, 2018. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2018 Fourth Quarter Housing Forecast today.

Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to decline 23 per cent to 80,000 units this year, after recording 103,768 residential sales in 2017. MLS® residential sales are forecast to increase 12 per cent to 89,500 units in 2019. The 10-year average for MLS® residential sales in the province is 84,800 units.


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New Legislation makes it clear:  Farmland is for Farming.......




Legislation introduced on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, makes it clear that land in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) is for farming and ranching in British Columbia, not for dumping construction waste or building mega-mansions.

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Province targets speculators and vacant homes, supports housing affordability


The British Columbia government has introduced legislation to tackle speculation in B.C.'s housing market and help turn empty properties into homes for people...


https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018FIN0075-002014

BCREA’s Position on Drug Operations

When a property has been involved in drug production, it can pose serious health and safety risks to the public resulting from mould, chemicals thrown out in the backyard, electrical fires and invasion by criminals looking for drugs, even if the property is no longer being used for drug production. It’s important for members of the public to be informed if a property they are interested in moving into was ever identified as having a history of drug production. Unfortunately, there is no consistency across the province on how municipalities make this information available, nor is there a provincial standard of remediation for buildings used to produce drugs.


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I have listed a new property at 11 5951 Heritage Drive in Vernon, BC.
Fantastic opportunity for first time homebuyer, downsizing buyer or investor buyer!!! 2 large bedrooms on the top floor with an additional bedroom & full bath on the main floor, give this condo many options. Main floor walks out to a lovely, landscaped backyard or to an oversized deck to the front with Views of Orchards & Pasture! Minutes from Davison Orchard & the newest addition to the Grey Canal Trail. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Full sized Kitchen with Corner Pantry, with Full dining room & Large living room. Gas Fireplace to keep you cozy on the cooler fall & winter nights. Single car Garage with a full sized driveway; good for a 2 car family. Lots of additional parking on the dead end street in front of the complex. 1 Dog (no aggressive breeds) and 1 cat allowed. (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 6561 Orchard Hill Road in Vernon, BC.
BELOW ASSESSED VALUE!! TIME TO ACT!READY TO MOVE IN! Circa 1977 grade level entry home is on a huge lot with lots of privacy & fun in the Backyard. Quiet, family neighbourhood, surrounded by orchards & 5 minutes to KAL BEACH (Okanagan Lake)!! Kids can play in the above ground pool, mom can garden in the irrigated raised beds & dad has a 23'x15' Man Cave/shop all to himself! 4 dedicated bedrooms to the Main Floor (one on the lower level) plus a one bedroom Suite, with a full bath & separate entrance. Main floor has Sunken Living room with Vaulted Ceiling; 3 bedrooms, renovated main bath. Master Bedroom with a 3pc ensuite & walk-in closet. New Hot water tank, new roof on the shop, freshly painted & renovated; easy to move in immediately. Fantastic family street & steps away from the Grey Canal Trail: Vernon's newest addition to this magical trail system. (id:2493)
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Please visit our Open House at 466 Lumby Mabel Lake Road in Lumby.
Open House on Sunday, July 17, 2022 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Gorgeous, solidly built home with the BEST mortgage helper you will see! This is the ONE YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! Located on .40 acre lot, just 5 mins outside Lumby. The open concept main floor plan with vaulted ceilings has 3 bedrms, large kitchen with island and newer appliances. Master bedrm has vaulted ceilings, walkin closet, 5 pc bathroom w door to private deck. Also on this floor you will find a functional & spacious Laundry Rm. Entertain on one of the two fantastic decks or enjoy an evening fire in the fully fenced private backyard. Mortgage helper is bright, spacious and so well done, the Master Bedroom on this level even has an ensuite! Fully insulated shop w power (approx size 12 x 16). Tons of parking for RV, Truck & all the Toys. High speed internet, currently running at 800 mbps so working remotely is not a problem. Recent improvements include new gas powered boiler, tankless water system, water softener, and transfer switch, generator plug & gas line to the house. (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 3090 Highland Park Avenue in Armstrong, BC.
Welcome to the most fantastic option for a family in Armstrong!! Grade level entry home that has been meticulously renovated to included the sweetest self-contained micro suite (yes equipped with its own laundry! & a fantastic tenant!) New vinyl plank floors, new carpets, New Kitchen with quartz & concrete counters, new backsplash, Potlights installed throughout the house. Main floor has 3 good sized bedrooms with a powder room off the master bedroom. Oversized covered deck with a gorgeous concrete finish, overlooks an enormous yard. Newly finished retaining wall between the neighbouring property with an freshly finished exposed aggregate driveway; so much street appeal. Home is on a cul-de-sac at the end of the street so great for the kids to ride their bikes & scooters. TONS OF PARKING AVAILABLE!! (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 2108 13 Street in Vernon, BC.
FANTASTIC AREA, FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY!! A 4 bedroom, 2 Bath home at end of no-thru street in desirable East Hill. Bright & cheery living spaces with 2 bedrooms up & a self contained 2 bedroom Suite down w/ separate entrance. Large fenced backyard, covered deck & RV parking. Freshly painted with laminate flooring & solid wood cabinetry in kitchen & upstairs bath. Terrific proximity totop rated schools (Vernon Secondary School, Silverstar Elementary, Hillview Elementary), Kalamalka and Okanagan Lakes, SilverStar Mountain, Hillview Golf Course and just minutes to downtown Vernon & shopping. Fantastic Revenue property or family home with mtg helper! (id:2493)
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I have listed a new property at 466 Lumby Mabel Lake Road in Lumby.
Gorgeous, solidly built home with the BEST mortgage helper you will see! This is the ONE YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! Located on .40 acre lot, just 5 mins outside Lumby. The open concept main floor plan with vaulted ceilings has 3 bedrms, large kitchen with island and newer appliances. Master bedrm has vaulted ceilings, walkin closet, 5 pc bathroom w door to private deck. Also on this floor you will find a functional & spacious Laundry Rm. Entertain on one of the two fantastic decks or enjoy an evening fire in the fully fenced private backyard. Mortgage helper is bright, spacious and so well done, the Master Bedroom on this level even has an ensuite! Fully insulated shop w power (approx size 12 x 16). Tons of parking for RV, Truck & all the Toys. High speed internet, currently running at 800 mbps so working remotely is not a problem. Recent improvements include new gas powered boiler, tankless water system, water softener, and transfer switch, generator plug & gas line to the house. (id:2493)
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Housing Supply Not Keeping Pace With Demand in Most BC Regions...

 

 

Vancouver, BC – June 13, 2017. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 12,402 residential unit sales were recorded by th

e Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May, down 7.9 per cent from the same period last year. Total sales dollar volume was $9.33 billion, down 4.0 per cent from May 2017. The average MLS® residential price in the province was $752,536, a 4.2 per cent increase from the same period last year....

 

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