June 30, 2015
New property listed in Central Pt Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam
I have listed a new property at 311 2620 JANE ST in Port Coquitlam.
This GORGEOUS 1 bed & 2 bath home offers over 800 sq. ft. of spacious living! One of the largest 1 bedroom homes you will find with a HUGE master bedroom! FINALLY, a condo you can fit your house size furniture into. Check out the Largeopen & newly updated chefs kitchen! This home is loaded with many outstanding features, such as newer laminate floors, a cozy GAS FIREPLACE to enjoy during Fall evenings included in your strata fees, in suite laundry, GIANT storage locker on the same floor that can fit a full sized couch! & secure underground parking all included! Just steps to Transit, West Coast Express, Shopping, Restaurants, Parks, schools &...
June 23, 2015
Colin Thornton Has JUST listed a New Home In Port Coquitlam!
I have listed a new property at 1956 Fraser AVE in Port Coquitlam.
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 & shared laundry. Basement Currently rented for $650/mo + utilities. Upstairs is move in ready!...
June 19, 2015
COLIN THORNTON has listed a new Foreclosure in Port Coquitlam
Colin Thornton has just listed a new foreclosure property at 303 1990 Coquitlam AVE in Port Coquitlam.
COURT ORDERED SALE! In the heart of Beautiful Port Coquitlam! A RARELY AVAILABLE LARGE 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom. Bright corner unit condo with a great little patio to BBQ! Tons of windows, great dining area with laminate flooring, step saverkitchen with large pass through. This unit looks great & has been well taken care of! Enjoy the spacious parking spots, it's own hot water tank & WALK TO: Parks, Schools, shopping, restaurants, pubs & more. Just a 30 mins bridgeless commute to Vancouver. What an amazing opportunity!
June 18, 2015
I have sold a property at 11707 Bonson RD in Pitt Meadows
I have sold a property at 11707 Bonson RD in Pitt Meadows.
GORGEOUS much sought after Cape Cod style home in a great location!! The Main floor features a HUGE Master bedroom, trendy open concept CHEF’S kitchen with island great for entertaining! Also on the Main a large family room, formal living room, laundry & UPDATED main 4 piece bathroom with Soaker tub and huge shower! Upstairs you will find another updated 3 piece bathroom and 2 more good sized bedrooms! The LARGE Backyard is accessed through the French doors from the living room, is FULLY FENCED, private, & includes an outdoor built in natural gas firepit & a covered Hot Tub to soak away the stresses of everyday life. BONUSES INCLUDE: New 2008 Roof, Genuine...
June 18, 2015
New property listed in Collingwood VE, Vancouver East
I have listed a new property at 102 3628 RAE AVE in Vancouver.
Don't miss this nice bright ground level unit with its spacious open flr plan & large private patio. Recently painted and very clean w/ laminate flrs thru-out. Huge master bedrm w/ a semi W/I closet & a semi enste, 4 pce bath with a soakertub. Nice open lvgrm/dinrm w/ gas F/P & slider to the large partially covered patio. Step saver kitchen w/ raised white cabinets & lots of cupbds & counter space. Amenities include a well appointed gym w/ updated equipment & sauna. Well located pkg spot which is only about 100 ft from the suite itself. Pet friendly blding. Excellent location close to Skytrain, parks & shopping. W & D do work but are finicky.
June 17, 2015
New property listed in Coquitlam West, Coquitlam
I have listed a new property at 905 738 FARROW ST in Coquitlam.
2 PRKG STALLS, 2 STRGE LOCKERS, NEW KITCHEN w/ granite countertops in 2010 & unobstructed view of southern skyline. The owner has taken out the wall between the kit & dinrm making for a very bright open floor plan. New kitchen cabinets w/soft close hinges, granite countertops, ceramic floor & S/S appls (2012) plus a 4x6 pantry cupbd. New laminate flring thru-out in "12 with carpet in the bedrms. Nice big master bdrm w/ his & hers dble closets & a 4 pce enste. 2nd bedrm w/ dble closets & slider to the large 5x19 balcony. Big open lvgrm/dinrm w/ access to both balconies, gas F/P & tons of windows for lots of natural light. Open both doors & enjoy the cool breeze on...
June 7, 2015
Metro Vancouver home sales surpass 4,000 for third consecutive month
It continues to be a competitive spring market for Metro Vancouver* home buyers. This competition continues to put upward pressure on home prices, particularly in the detached home market.
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Metro Vancouver reached 4,056 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2015. This represents a 23.4 per cent increase compared to the 3,286 sales recorded in May 2014, and a decrease of 2.9 per cent compared to the 4,179 sales in April 2015.
Last month’s sales were 16.7 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month.
“We continue to see strong competition for homes that...
June 7, 2015
Should You Sell First and Buy Later? Or Vice-Versa?
When you’re thinking of selling your home and buying another, you face the inevitable question: Should I list my property first or buy my new home first?
Let’s take a look at both options.
If you attempt to buy a property before listing your home, you run into a couple of challenges.
First, sellers may not take you seriously as a potential buyer. After all, you haven’t put your own home up for sale. As far as they’re concerned, you might merely be testing the market.
Second, your property might not sell as quickly as you thought it would. If there is an early closing date on the home you purchased, you might end up owning, and paying a mortgage on both properties, at least until your home sells....
June 7, 2015
Will the neighbourhood go up in value?
When you purchase a home, you’re hoping it will continually go up in value — just like a good investment.
However, there’s something else that you want to see go up in value as well: the neighbourhood. In fact, the neighbourhood plays a key role in what the home will be worth in years to come. If the neighbourhood goes down in terms of desirability, so will the market value of the home.
That’s why, when shopping for a new home, it’s important to get a feel for the value of the neighbourhood, and whether or not it’s on the upswing.
How do you do that? One way is to simply take a walk. Look at the properties. Are they well maintained? Is the landscaping groomed and attractive? Those are signs...
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