July 22, 2015
I have sold a property at 905 738 FARROW ST in Coquitlam
I have sold a property at 905 738 FARROW ST in Coquitlam.
Greg and Colin Have sold ANOTHER HOME!
2 PARKING STALLS!, 2 STORAGE LOCKERS! NEW KITCHEN with granite countertops in 2010! & unobstructed VIEW of southern skyline! The owner has taken out the wall between the kitchen & dining room making for a very bright & open modern floor plan. New kitchen cabinets with soft close hinges, granite countertops, ceramic floor & STAINLESS STEEL appliances in in only 2012! plus a 4x6 pantry cupboard. New laminate flooring thru-out in "12 plank with carpet in the bedrooms. Nice big master bedroom with his & hers double closets & a 4 pce ensuite. 2nd bedroom with double closets & slider to the large 5x19 balcony....
July 22, 2015
I have sold a property at 102 3628 RAE AVE in Vancouver
I have sold a property at 102 3628 RAE AVE in Vancouver.
Coin Thornton has SOLD another home in VANCOUVER!!
Don't miss this nice bright ground level unit with its spacious open floor plan & large private patio. Recently painted and very clean with laminate floors thru-out. Huge master bedroom with a semi walk in closet & a semi ensuite, 4 pce bathroom with a soakertub. Nice open living room & dining room with a gas fireplace & slider to the large partially covered patio!! Step saver kitchen with raised white cabinets & lots of cupboards & counter space. Amenities include a well appointed gym with updated equipment & sauna. Well located parking spot which is only about 100 ft from the suite itself....
July 22, 2015
I have sold a property at 15 11934 LAITY ST in Maple Ridge
I have sold a property at 15 11934 LAITY ST in Maple Ridge.
GREG AND COLIN HAVE SOLD ANOTHER HOME IN MAPLE RIDGE!
Don't miss this nicely updated 3 bedroom & den home. Connected only by the garage. Huge master bedroom with large walk in closet & 4 pce ensuite with updated cabinets, double vanity, granite counter tops & soaker tub with new surround. Nicely updated main bath with raised white cabinets & granite counter tops. Big open living room dining room with gas Fireplace & slider to patio & private back yard. Beautifully updated kitchen with dark maple cabinets, granite counter tops, island & newer appliances. Main floor has dark, wide plank laminate flooring with new carpeting in the bedrooms &...
July 22, 2015
New property listed in Highgate, Burnaby South
I have listed a new property at 710 7288 ACORN AVE in Burnaby.
Welcome home to the Dunhill Situated in the Highgate area of Burnaby. This Bright home Features a cozy fireplace, formal dining, Huge Master bedroom with ensuite & walk-in closet, floor to ceiling windows, carpeting, ceramic tile in the kitchen, eating area & bathrooms & a HUGE balcony with a GORGEOUS view! BONUSES include: fitness centre, sauna, sophisticated security system, secure underground parking & STORAGE LOCKER. Maint fees include gas & hot water! Enjoy the serenity of a beautifully landscaped neighbourhood - close to every modern convenience! Steps from Save-On Foods, excellent restaurants, banks, medical centres. Patterson Skytrain is...
July 21, 2015
Metro Vancouver home sales set record pace in June
Last month was the highest selling June, and the second highest overall monthly total, on record for the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV).
The REBGV reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver* reached 4,375 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June 2015. This represents a 28.4 per cent increase compared to the 3,406 sales recorded in June 2014, and an increase of 7.9 per cent compared to the 4,056 sales in May 2015.
Last month’s sales were 29.1 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month. It’s the fourth straight month with over 4,000 sales, which is a first in the REBGV’s history. The previous highest number...
July 21, 2015
How Much Should You Budget for Home Maintenance?
If you own a car, you know there’s more to the cost-of-ownership than just finance payments and gas. You also need to budget for maintenance and repairs. If your car is older, those costs are going to be higher. That’s just common sense.
The same is true of your home. It’s wise to budget for anticipated repairs and maintenance. Otherwise, you might be caught by surprise when you find that your furnace stops working and needs to be replaced. That can easily be a four-figure expense.
Experts recommend that you set aside 1% of the value of your home for repairs and maintenance. For a $500,000 property, for example, that would be $5,000. That is, of course, merely a rule of thumb. If your home is older, you may need...
July 21, 2015
The “3 Up” Strategy for Selling Your Home Quickly
There are many reasons why you may need to sell your home quickly: a sudden job relocation; a change in family situation; or perhaps an opportunity to purchase a new home that you just can’t pass up.
Whatever the reason, this strategy will help when you need to sell fast. It’s called the “3 Up” strategy.
- Fix it up.
- Clean it up.
- Spruce it up.
First, you need to fix it up. That simply means getting things repaired around your property, such as a broken floor tile in the kitchen or a sticking patio door that’s difficult to open and close. Maintenance issues like these distract buyers from the appealing qualities of your home. Fortunately, repairs can usually be done quickly.
July 21, 2015
Hire the Right Agent, For the Right Reasons: 8 Questions to Ask
Finding a real estate agent who is right for you requires doing a little homework, and asking the right questions. Choosing an agent is a decision that could ultimately cost or save you thousands of dollars. Keep in mind the individual you choose will be handling almost every maneuver in the biggest financial investment of your life. Experience, interests, and expertise vary from agent to agent, so you should be asking very specific questions in order to align your own needs with the abilities of an appropriate representative. Use the following list of questions as a guide to finding the agent that is right for you:
- How long have you been involved in residential real estate in this area?
If the agent hasn...
July 20, 2015
Colin Thornton has sold a property at 1956 Fraser AVE in Port Coquitlam OVER ASKING PRICE !
Colin Thornton has sold a property at 1956 Fraser AVE in Port Coquitlam.
COLIN THORNTON HAS SOLD ANTOHER HOME FOR OVER ASKING PRICE !!! IN ONLY DAYS!
Gorgeous HOME or INCOME PRODUCING property! WELL MAINTAINED & taken care of. UPDATES Include: Main floor; newer kitchen, bathroom, flooring, doors, 2 inch faux wood blinds, light fixtures & appliances in 2008. NEW ROOF in 2008. Recentlypainted Large 11' x 16' sundeck off the kitchen & a 3' x 21' balcony off the bright open living room. There is also a complete 1 bedroom suite down! (permitted suite, City collecting double sewer & water) newer 4 piece bathroom. Nice big kitchen with eating area, big open living room & dining room, huge bedroom &...
July 20, 2015
Colin Thornton has sold ANOTHER property at 118 2368 Marpole AVE in Port Coquitlam
I have sold a property at 118 2368 Marpole AVE in Port Coquitlam.
Colin Thornton has SOLD Another home!
CONGRATULATIONS BRAYDEN AND SONJA ON YOUR NEW HOME TOGETHER!!
BEST IN BUILDING... this unit is simply STUNNING inside & out! SPACIOUS 1144sft 2 bed/2bath corner unit with magnificent 600+ sft SE facing patio/yard (8ft above street level) offering complete privacy & security is a haven for you & yourpets (big dogs allowed) Inside features a gourmet kitchen with granite counter, 42' high maple shaker cabinets, stainless steel appliances & laundry room with ample storage space. granite in both bathrooms. 2 parking stalls. Conveniently located within a block to trendy downtown Poco or to the serenity...
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