I have sold a property at 46149 Hope River in Chilliwack.
Character plus with this 2 storey house with full finished basement. Located on a huge (0.35 acre) lot on Fairfield Island, there is room to roam, build a shop or even subdivide a 55' x 115' lot. Very well maintained & recently updated wit h 3 new bathrooms, flooring, paint, kitchen, utility room. Other updates are vinyl windows, 50 year roof (2006), refinished original hardwood flooring. All the modern conveniences & the charm of years gone by. Prepare to be impressed!!
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I have sold a property at 3242 Rathtrevor in Abbotsford.
MCKINLEY HEIGHTS - This is the one you have been waiting for! 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom one owner house on a cul de sac, within walking distance to Prince Charles Elementary. There are 4, count them, 4 bedrooms on the main floor, a 5th bedroom in the basement as well as laundry, bathroom and recroom. Then, there is a 1 bedroom self contained LEGAL SUITE. Huge lot and patio that is accessed right off the kitchen/family room. CENTRAL AIR & 5 year old High Efficiency Furnace.
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I have listed a new property at 405 32120 Mt Waddington in Abbotsford.
The Laurelwood - Top floor corner unit! This is one of the larger style units featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, south east facing which allows for lots of natural lighting. There is 1 secure underground parking space in addition to covered visitor parking & street parking. Centrally located with many services within walking distance. Age restricted 19+, no rentals, cats allowed. Easy to show, call today to schedule a private showing. $2500 Appliance Credit!
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If you take care to price your home correctly — that is, at a price that is in line with what similar properties in the area have sold for recently — then you have a good chance of selling it at or near your asking price.

 

That doesn’t mean you won’t get a low-ball offer. You might. So what do you do when that happens?

 

First, understand that the buyer may not necessarily be trying to steal away your home at a bargain-basement price. He might simply be mistaken about its true market value. Of course, he might also be coming in at a low price in the hopes he’ll get lucky.

 

You will never actually know the buyer’s motives. So it would be a mistake to get angry or dismiss the offer out-of-hand. That low-ball offer might end up being the beginning of a negotiation that results in you selling your home at a good price.

 

Your first step is to work with your REALTOR® to determine:

 

  • How serious the buyer is.
  • How qualified the buyer is. (For example, does he have a pre-approved mortgage?)
  • How amenable the buyer is to a counter-offer that reflects the true market value of your home.
  • What that counter-offer should be.

 

This isn’t an easy process. It takes knowledge and experience to get it right. That’s why working with a good REALTOR® is essential.

 

Looking for a REALTOR® who is an expert at this stuff? Call today.

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I have sold a property at 203 2425 Church in Abbotsford.
PARKVIEW PLACE - East facing 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit in a quiet and well maintained adult building. Freshly painted and very clean but could use some updates if desired. This location is great for easy access to all areas of the community, freeway and very close to transit stop. Heat and hot water are included in the monthly fees and the boilers have just been replaced by an energy efficient on demand system. The roofing has recently been replaced, both the sloping shingle and the flat sections, as well as exterior railings and perimeter fencing. There is a workshop and a games room and meeting room. The perfect location and building for those 55+. Sorry, no rentals or pets please.
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I have sold a property at 407 19320 65th in Cloverdale.
ESPRIT AT SOUTHLANDS - This condo is just like new and is on the top floor for the best view and nobody above. Vaulted ceilings give an extra feeling of spaciousness. 1 bedroom and a den (just add a wardrobe) is ready and waiting for you. Features stainless steel appliances, large master bedroom and adjoining bathroom, recreation area and a guest suite. There are 2 underground parking spaces included. This is a great location and complex to buy in and enjoy living.
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I have listed a new property at 46850 SAKWI CREEK RD in Mission.
Hemlock Valley - Beautiful "A" frame cabin. This cabin was completely renovated in 2008, with new drywall, vinyl windows, paint, flooring, bathrooms, kitchen, H/E furnace, H/E water tank, metal roof, light fixtures, wood stove piping, insulation in crawl space & electrical panel. It is located on a large private lot with excellent mountain views backing onto crown land, and only a short walk to the slopes & chalet. With 2 bedrooms it could sleep 6+, plus room to park RV/Travel Trailer. Great for year round use, ski, snowboard, snowshoe, sledding in the winter or hike, ATV, shooting range, golf course (base of mountain) in the spring/summer. Located only 45 mins east of Mission, 1 hour from Abbotsford, or 2 hours from Vancouver. This home shows very well and is truly turn key.
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Concerned about Condensation on Windows?

If you see a haze of condensation on your window, should you be concerned? Maybe. Maybe not. It depends on a number of factors.

 

First of all, an occasional build-up of condensation is normal and often the result of fluctuating humidity in the home. Usually, it’s nothing to worry about. If you’re using a humidifier, try adjusting the levels. If the humidity is being generated naturally, try placing a dehumidifier nearby. Also, remove any plants and firewood from the area, as they can release a surprising volume of moisture into the air.

 

Do you see moisture in between the panes of glass that make up the window? If so, that means the seal has failed and moisture has crept in. Double and triple pane windows often contain a gas (argon, for example) that boosts the insulating qualities of the window. When the seal fails, the gas disappears, making the glass colder and often allowing condensation to creep in. Eventually, you’ll want to get it replaced.

 

If you see moisture build-up anywhere on the frame of the window, particularly at the joints, that could be a sign of water leaking through. That’s an issue you should get checked out immediately by a window contractor.


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I have sold a property at 7 31450 Spur in Abbotsford.
LAKEPOINTE VILLAS - Rancher townhouse with full walk out basement. 12' ceilings in the living room and 9 ' ceilings throughout. Updated kitchen has a nice eating area and the covered deck with gas BBQ hookup is just out the door. Cozy fam ily room with gas fireplace is a great place to sit and watch the news or read a book. Huge ensuite has a jetted tub and separate shower. The full basement has a large recreation room, bedroom and bathroom, plus a large unfinished area for storage or workshop area. The driveway is long enough to park on. The complex has a clubhouse, generous visitor parking and RV parking spots. Pets are allowed, no rentals and all ages welcome here.
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I have listed a new property at 46149 Hope River in Chilliwack.
Character plus with this 2 storey house with full finished basement. Located on a huge (0.35 acre) lot on Fairfield Island, there is room to roam, build a shop or even subdivide a 55' x 115' lot. Very well maintained & recently updated wit h 3 new bathrooms, flooring, paint, kitchen, utility room. Other updates are vinyl windows, 50 year roof (2006), refinished original hardwood flooring. All the modern conveniences & the charm of years gone by. Prepare to be impressed!!
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