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Tips for your tax refund if you are thinking of buying or selling a home. 


Deposit

When putting in an offer to purchase a home the standard deposit is 5% typically within 24 hours of subject removal.  These are funds that are put into a trust account until the home’s completion.  These funds will form part of the down payment.  A tax refund is a good way to get the deposit. 

                

Home Improvements

If you live in an older home, spending some of that refund around the house can lower energy bills. Replacing old windows can improve the efficiency of your air conditioning in the summer and reduce your electric bill. Old appliances can be replaced by models that use less energy....

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Please visit our Open House at 7402 149A ST in Surrey.
Open House on Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Your Opportunity to purchase a Private (23,231 sq ft) cul de sac property backing onto Chimney Hill Park. First time offered for sale! Original owner and pride of ownership is evident throughout this home. 2 x 6 construction and hardwood throughout except for bathrooms. All bathrooms and kitchen have been updated with new cabinetry and quartz countertops. Deluxe, S/S, 5 burner Electrolux gas range, S/S Refrigerator and Dishwasher. Large kitchen island with plenty of storage. French doors to 856 sq. ft patio overlooking park like setting back yard. There are three storage sheds on the property. Develop/Rent/Hold/Live!! Call today for your private showing.
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Please visit our Open House at 104 33478 ROBERTS AVE in Abbotsford.
Open House on Saturday, January 25, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
This beautiful condo has many features not easily found including a large wrap around patio that faces the greenbelt to the south, offering privacy and barbecue friendly. Living Room has cozy gas fireplace (gas included in strata fee) and glass door to patio. Bright, windowed Kitchen. Kitchen has been renovated with newer (3 years) quiet close cabinetry, countertops, new taps (2019), new stove, dishwasher (3 yrs young) and plenty of storage with large drawers for pots. Separate laundry area with storage and 2 year old full size Washer and Dryer. Laminate flooring in all the Main area, Tile flooring in kitchen and Vinyl in both bathrooms. New light fixtures...
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Please visit our Open House at 104 33478 ROBERTS AVE in Abbotsford.
Open House on Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:00PM - 4:00PM
This beautiful condo has many features not easily found including a large wrap around patio that faces the greenbelt to the south, offering privacy and barbecue friendly. Living Room has cozy gas fireplace (gas included in strata fee) and glass door to patio. Bright, windowed Kitchen. Kitchen has been renovated with newer (3 years) quiet close cabinetry, countertops, new taps (2019), new stove, dishwasher (3 yrs young) and plenty of storage with large drawers for pots. Separate laundry area with storage and 2 year old full size Washer and Dryer. Laminate flooring in all the Main area, Tile flooring in kitchen and Vinyl in both bathrooms. Main bath has new...
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I have listed a new property at 104 33478 ROBERTS AVE in Abbotsford.
This beautiful condo has many features not easily found including a large wrap around patio that faces the greenbelt to the south, offering privacy and barbecue friendly. Living Room has cozy gas fireplace (gas included in strata fee) and glass door to patio. Bright, windowed Kitchen. Kitchen has been renovated with newer (3 years) quiet close cabinetry, countertops, new taps (2019), new stove, dishwasher (3 yrs young) and plenty of storage with large drawers for pots. Separate laundry area with storage and 2 year old full size Washer and Dryer. Laminate flooring in all the Main area, Tile flooring in kitchen and Vinyl in both bathrooms. Main bath has jetted tub with new light fixture. Entire unit has been...
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I have listed a new property at 7402 149A ST in Surrey.
Your Opportunity to purchase a Private (23,231 sq ft) cul de sac property backing onto Chimney Hill Park. First time offered for sale! Original owner and pride of ownership is evident throughout this home. 2 x 6 construction and hardwood throughout except for bathrooms. All bathrooms and kitchen have been updated with new cabinetry and quartz countertops. Deluxe, S/S, 6 burner Electrolux gas range, S/S Refrigerator and Dishwasher. Large kitchen island with plenty of storage. French doors to 856 sq. ft patio overlooking park like setting back yard. There are three storage sheds on the property. Develop/Rent/Hold/Live!! Call today for your private showing.
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Please visit our Open House at 204 3288 CAPILANO CRES in North Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, November 3, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
This spacious 1680 Sq. Foot condo home is the perfect alternative to a house. 2 Bedrooms and a Den. Living Room and Kitchen both have access to a lovely deck overlooking green space. Both bedrooms have their own ensuite and the Master with a jetted tub. The large kitchen has fridge, dishwasher and microwave updated in the last 5 years. Hot water tank was replaced within the last 5 years. 2 Side by side parking stalls and large storage room for all those extra items. The tranquil setting and beautiful landscaping make this a home you can be proud of. Open House on Sunday November 3 from 2-4.
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I have listed a new property at 204 3288 CAPILANO CRES in North Vancouver.
This spacious 1680 Sq. Foot condo home is the perfect alternative to a house. 2 Bedrooms and a Den. Living Room and Kitchen both have access to a lovely deck overlooking green space. Both bedrooms have their own ensuite and the Master with a jetted tub. The large kitchen has fridge, dishwasher and microwave updated in the last 5 years. Hot water tank was replaced within the last 5 years. 2 Side by side parking stalls and large storage room for all those extra items. The tranquil setting and beautiful landscaping make this a home you can be proud of.
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I have sold a property at 10882 145A ST in Surrey.
This well maintained Basement entry home is tenanted Up and Down. Exterior was painted approx 1 year ago, upper bath recently renovated and basement bath renovated 8 years ago. Large yard and secure double detached garage. Hot water tank replaced 2 months ago - Furnace replace 10-12 years ago and Roof is 2 ply Torch On done 15 years ago. 2 fridges and 2 Stoves and Blinds Included and one Washer and Dryer- for use of both tenants. Vinyl windows except for double paned front window and sliding glass door to deck. Excellent Home and/or Investment Property. Shared Laundry. Please drive by (no sign on the property) have a look and give us a call!
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Please visit our Open House at 204 3288 CAPILANO CRES in North Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, October 12, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
This spacious home is the perfect alternative to a house. Living Room and Kitchen both have access to lovely deck. Both bedrooms have their own ensuite and the Master with a jetted tub. The large kitchen has fridge, dishwasher and microwave updated in the last 5 years. Hot water tank was replaced within the last 5 years. 2 Side by Side parking stalls and large storage room for all those extra items is a great extra feature. The tranquil setting and beautiful landscaping make this a home you can be proud of. Open House Saturday October 5 from 2-4.
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Please visit our Open House at 204 3288 CAPILANO CRES in North Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:00PM - 4:00PM
This spacious home is the perfect alternative to a house. Living Room and Kitchen both have access to lovely deck. Both bedrooms have their own ensuite and the Master with a jetted tub. The large kitchen has fridge, dishwasher and microwave updated in the last 5 years. Hot water tank was replaced within the last 5 years. 2 Side by Side parking stalls and large storage room for all those extra items is a great extra feature. The tranquil setting and beautiful landscaping make this a home you can be proud of.
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I have listed a new property at 204 3288 CAPILANO CRES in North Vancouver.
This spacious home is the perfect alternative to a house. Living Room and Kitchen both have access to lovely deck. Both bedrooms have their own ensuite and the Master with a jetted tub. The large kitchen has fridge, dishwasher and microwave updated in the last 5 years. Hot water tank was replaced within the last 5 years. 2 Side by Side parking stalls and large storage room for all those extra items is a great extra feature. The tranquil setting and beautiful landscaping make this a home you can be proud of.
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I have sold a property at 8964 207 ST in Langley.
This quality built, pride of ownership home has it all. On a quiet street, surrounded by green space. 3/4 inch hickory hardwood floors, custom wine rack in dining area, renovated chefs kitchen with s/s appliances, granite countertops and built in double ovens. There are underground sprinklers in front and back yard for convenience of watering, new hot water tank and quick connect hookup for year round barbecues. 50 amp RV plug in at side of house. The home is warm and welcoming and the quality of detail is evident in every room. The SPA like master ensuite boasts a custom shower, stylish and unique copper sinks with heated floor and towel rack for your comfort. Bedroom on Main Floor being used as an office .
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I have listed a new property at 10882 145A ST in Surrey.
This well maintained Basement entry home is tenanted Up and Down. Exterior was painted approx 1 year ago, upper bath recently renovated and basement bath renovated 8 years ago. Large yard and secure double detached garage. Hot water tank replaced 2 months ago - Furnace replace 10-12 years ago and Roof is 2 ply Torch On done 15 years ago. 2 fridges and 2 Stoves and Blinds Included and one Washer and Dryer- for use of both tenants. Vinyl windows except for double paned front window and sliding glass door to deck. Excellent Home and/or Investment Property . Please drive by (no sign on the property) have a look and give us a call!
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Please visit our Open House at 8964 207 ST in Langley.
Open House on Sunday, July 28, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM
This quality built, pride of ownership home has it all. On a quiet street, surrounded by green space. 3/4 inch hickory hardwood floors, custom wine rack in dining area, renovated chefs kitchen with s/s appliances, granite countertops and built in double ovens. There are underground sprinklers in front and back yard for convenience of watering, new hot water tank and quick connect hookup for year round barbecues. 50 amp RV plug in at side of house. The home is warm and welcoming and the quality of detail is evident in every room. The SPA like master ensuite boasts a custom shower, stylish and unique copper sinks with heated floor and towel rack for your comfort. Bedroom...
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Please visit our Open House at 8964 207 ST in Langley.
Open House on Sunday, July 21, 2019 1:00PM - 4:00PM .
This quality built, pride of ownership home has it all. On a quiet street, surrounded by green space. 3/4 inch hickory hardwood floors, custom wine rack in dining area, renovated chefs kitchen with s/s appliances, granite countertops and built in double ovens. There are underground sprinklers in front and back yard for convenience of watering, new hot water tank and quick connect hookup for year round barbecues. 50 amp RV plug in at side of house. The home is warm and welcoming and the quality of detail is evident in every room. The SPA like master ensuite boasts a custom shower, stylish and unique copper sinks with heated floor and towel rack for your comfort. Bedroom...
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I have listed a new property at 8964 207 ST in Langley.
This quality built, pride of ownership home has it all. On a quiet street, surrounded by green space. 3/4 inch hickory hardwood floors, custom wine rack in dining area, renovated chefs kitchen with s/s appliances, granite countertops and built in double ovens. There are underground sprinklers in front and back yard for convenience of watering, new hot water tank and quick connect hookup for year round barbecues. 50 amp RV plug in at side of house. The home is warm and welcoming and the quality of detail is evident in every room. The SPA like master ensuite boasts a custom shower, stylish and unique copper sinks with heated floor and towel rack for your comfort. We have a list of Additional Feature for your convenience -...
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Why Buy a Home in the Summer?


Motivated Sellers

Spring is typically the busier season, so those homes that did not sell in the spring are going to be more motivated to sell in the summer, before the fall.  They may have had a chance to test the market as well so they’ll be a little more realistic with the price.  No one wants to move in the rain or snow!


Schools out for the summer!

If you needed to switch schools, the summer is the least disruptive for your child/children.  This way they can make a fresh start in the fall with all the others.


Curb Appeal

With the garden in full bloom, you will see your new home's potential!


Scope Neighborhood

With the neighbours outside, kids playing, allows you to see, meet some of the people living in that particular area. 


Competition...

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When you sell your property, you’ll want smooth sailing! You’ll want the experience to be as nondisruptive as possible, while also having plenty of qualified buyers interested in your listing. In the end, you’ll want the transaction to get done without a hitch.


So how do you ensure that happens? Here are some things you can do to help:


Think of your home as a product. Potential buyers are more likely to become interested in a product that looks clean, uncluttered and well-maintained.


Price it right. If your property is listed too high, potential buyers won’t come. If it’s listed too low, you may leave money on the table. (Potentially thousands.) Setting the price will be one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make when selling...

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I have sold a property at 23 20159 68 AVE in Langley.
Well taken care of family friendly complex, rarely on the market. Lovely outside unit, 2 bdrm 3 bath, plus flex room. Bathroom on the main plus another 2 baths on upper floor. Large windows allow for lots of bright natural light and high ceilings. Upgrades include LED lighting, Kitchen Appliances and Hot Water Tank purchased 2017, Digital thermostats. Parking for two cars, plus additional visitor parking. Garage has charger for an electric car. RC Garnett School within easy walking distance. Centrally located, close to all amenities, great curb appeal! Open House Sat and Su, May 4th and 5th 2pm-4pm
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