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Please visit our Open House at 411 1240 QUAYSIDE DR in New Westminster.
Open House on Saturday, August 18, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Tiffany Shores at The Quay. Riverfront PENTHOUSE. Double doors enter you into this, 2 bedroom and den. This amazing END UNIT, is facing The Fraser River. Watch the boats in the morning with coffee, overlooking the SPECTACULAR COURTYARD with water fountain from the main floor deck. It's The Bellagio. This penthouse features 20 ft soaring cathedral ceilings with transom windows, making it a SUPER BRIGHT unit. Second floor loft/library, with private den leads to PRIVATE ROOFTOP DECK Huge master bedroom (16' x 15') Over-sized kitchen with tile flooring and back splash stainless steel appliances double S/S sink oak cabinets, built in breakfast eating area. 2 decks. Tile hearth and Bleached Oak mantle gas fireplace. Steps to the boardwalk, 5 minute walk to Quay Market, The Boathouse, Sky-Train.
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Please visit our Open House at 411 1240 QUAYSIDE DR in New Westminster.
Open House on Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:00AM - 11:45AM
Tiffany Shores at The Quay. Riverfront PENTHOUSE. Double doors enter you into this, 2 bedroom and den. This amazing END UNIT, is facing The Fraser River. Watch the boats in the morning with coffee, overlooking the SPECTACULAR COURTYARD with water fountain from the main floor deck. It's The Bellagio. This penthouse features 20 ft soaring cathedral ceilings with transom windows, making it a SUPER BRIGHT unit. Second floor loft/library, with private den leads to PRIVATE ROOFTOP DECK Huge master bedroom (16' x 15') Over-sized kitchen with tile flooring and back splash stainless steel appliances double S/S sink oak cabinets, built in breakfast eating area. 2 decks. Tile hearth and Bleached Oak mantle gas fireplace. Steps to the boardwalk, 5 minute walk to Quay Market, The Boathouse, Sky-Train.
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Please visit our Open House at 411 1240 QUAYSIDE DR in New Westminster.
Open House on Saturday, August 11, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Tiffany Shores at The Quay. Riverfront PENTHOUSE. Double doors enter you into this, 2 bedroom and den. This amazing END UNIT, is facing The Fraser River. Watch the boats in the morning with coffee, overlooking the SPECTACULAR COURTYARD with water fountain from the main floor deck. It's The Bellagio. This penthouse features 20 ft soaring cathedral ceilings with transom windows, making it a SUPER BRIGHT unit. Second floor loft/library, with private den leads to PRIVATE ROOFTOP DECK Huge master bedroom (16' x 15') Over-sized kitchen with tile flooring and back splash stainless steel appliances double S/S sink oak cabinets, built in breakfast eating area. 2 decks. Tile hearth and Bleached Oak mantle gas fireplace. Steps to the boardwalk, 5 minute walk to Quay Market, The Boathouse, Sky-Train.
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Please visit our Open House at 411 1240 QUAYSIDE DR in New Westminster.
Open House on Sunday, August 12, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Tiffany Shores at The Quay. Riverfront PENTHOUSE. Double doors enter you into this, 2 bedroom and den. This amazing END UNIT, is facing The Fraser River. Watch the boats in the morning with coffee, overlooking the SPECTACULAR COURTYARD with water fountain from the main floor deck. It's The Bellagio. This penthouse features 20 ft soaring cathedral ceilings with transom windows, making it a SUPER BRIGHT unit. Second floor loft/library, with private den leads to PRIVATE ROOFTOP DECK Huge master bedroom (16' x 15') Over-sized kitchen with tile flooring and back splash stainless steel appliances double S/S sink oak cabinets, built in breakfast eating area. 2 decks. Tile hearth and Bleached Oak mantle gas fireplace. Steps to the boardwalk, 5 minute walk to Quay Market, The Boathouse, Sky-Train.
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I have listed a new property at 411 1240 QUAYSIDE DR in New Westminster.
Tiffany Shores at The Quay. Riverfront PENTHOUSE. Double doors enter you into this, 2 bedroom and den. This amazing END UNIT, is facing Fraser River. Watch the boats in the morning with coffee, overlooking the SPECTACULAR COURTYARD with water fountain from the main floor deck. It's The Bellagio. This penthouse features 20 ft soaring cathedral ceilings with transom windows, making it a bright unit. PRIVATE ROOFTOP DECK Huge master bedroom (16' x 15') Over-sized kitchen with tile flooring and back splash stainless steel appliances double S/S sink oak cabinets, built in breakfast eating area. 2 decks. Tile hearth and Bleached Oak mantle gas fireplace. Steps to the boardwalk, 5 minute walk to Quay Market, The Boathouse, Sky-Train.
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I have listed a new property at 6328 264 ST in Langley.
2 HOUSES, 2 SHOPS (3 buildings) on 2.52 Acres, with potential to BUILD A NEW HOUSE. All buildings connected to well and septic, wired and alarmed, (drawings available for all services) with their own elec. meters. Main is all new, built from scratch (pics avail) 100 lb floor load, in-floor heat. 20 ft. ceilings. GOURMET KITCHEN dbl S/S sink, commercial faucet/sprayer no-slam hardware on Maple cabinets and drawers. Gas Fireplace. Elevator shaft (dumbwaiter) Below is 3100 sq ft, 8 car garage on 6"concrete w 24" rebar grid pattern & 24" anchor points. 14 FT DOORS. Fits 3 or 4 SEMI TRUCKS INSIDE, Machinery etc PROFESSIONAL WOODWORK SHOP. 1,400 sq ft. ORIGINAL HOUSE is 1,200 sq ft w/bsmt. Khalsa School 2 blocks.
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I have sold a property at 9144 132 ST in Surrey.
1/2 ACRE. CAR BUFF's DELIGHT? 3 bedroom 2 bathroom, 1500 sq.ft. RANCHER with a 600 sq.ft. SHOP. Triple garage. or a LARGE WORKSHOP. 220 Power. Insulated. OVER 1/2 ACRE (.55 acres) Fully fenced and hedged. Brand new grass in the front and rear. Your own FOOTBALL FIELD for the kids and dog. Completely private yard with added security gate. Hedges completely surround whole property. NO NEIGHBORS on the South side. Large rancher and shop with updated metal roof a few years ago. Tons of room for cars and toys/trailers etc. RV parking. Bonus outbuilding Barn/shed. (220 power) Some features include double windows silestone counter tops, sky light and gas fireplace.Bus stop 200 feet away. Sky-train 2 miles. Close to all school levels. Cindrich, QE and S.A.I.L Academy, 3 parks, just 2 blocks away.
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Please visit our Open House at 9144 132 ST in Surrey.
Open House on Saturday, June 23, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
1/2 ACRE. CAR BUFF's DELIGHT? 3 bedroom 2 bathroom, 1500 sq.ft. RANCHER with a 600 sq.ft. SHOP. Triple garage. or a LARGE WORKSHOP. 220 Power. Insulated. OVER 1/2 ACRE (.55 acres) Fully fenced and hedged. Brand new grass in the front and rear. Your own FOOTBALL FIELD for the kids and dog. Completely private yard with added security gate. Hedges completely surround whole property. NO NEIGHBORS on the South side. Large rancher and shop with updated metal roof a few years ago. Tons of room for cars and toys/trailers etc. RV parking. Bonus outbuilding Barn/shed. (220 power) Some features include double windows silestone counter tops, sky light and gas fireplace.Bus stop 200 feet away. Sky-train 2 miles. Close to all school levels. Cindrich, QE and S.A.I.L Academy, 3 parks, just 2 blocks away.
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Please visit our Open House at 9144 132 ST in Surrey.
Open House on Sunday, June 24, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
1/2 ACRE. CAR BUFF's DELIGHT? 3 bedroom 2 bathroom, 1500 sq.ft. RANCHER with a 600 sq.ft. SHOP. Triple garage. or a LARGE WORKSHOP. 220 Power. Insulated. OVER 1/2 ACRE (.55 acres) Fully fenced and hedged. Brand new grass in the front and rear. Your own FOOTBALL FIELD for the kids and dog. Completely private yard with added security gate. Hedges completely surround whole property. NO NEIGHBORS on the South side. Large rancher and shop with updated metal roof a few years ago. Tons of room for cars and toys/trailers etc. RV parking. Bonus outbuilding Barn/shed. (220 power) Some features include double windows silestone counter tops, sky light and gas fireplace.Bus stop 200 feet away. Sky-train 2 miles. Close to all school levels. Cindrich, QE and S.A.I.L Academy, 3 parks, just 2 blocks away.
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I have listed a new property at 9144 132 ST in Surrey.
1/2 ACRE. CAR BUFF's DELIGHT? 3 bedroom 2 bathroom, 1500 sq.ft. RANCHER with a 600 sq.ft. SHOP. Triple garage. or a LARGE WORKSHOP. OVER 1/2 ACRE (.55 acres) Fully fenced and hedged. Completely private yard. Hedges completely surround whole property. NO NEIGHBORS on the South side. Large rancher and shop with updated metal roof a few years ago. Tons of room for cars and toys/trailers etc. RV parking. Bonus outbuilding Barn/shed. Some features include double windows stone counter tops, sky light and gas fireplace. Bus stop 200 feet away. Sky-train 2 miles. Close to all school levels. Cindrich, QE and S.A.I.L Academy, 3 parks, just 2 blocks away.
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Please visit our Open House at 112 1720 12TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Saturday, May 19, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
COMPLETELY REMODELED. A 275 sq.ft. PRIVATE PATIO, Kitsilano / Fairview border. A professional designers RENOVATION. Over $60,000 in upgrades, incl. new kitchen and bathroom, woodwork, flooring, paint etc. New upgrades include granite counters, tile floor and back-splash, all stainless steel appliances, new cabinets. New deluxe bathroom is complete with double stand-up tiled shower with rain head. Walking distance to Granville Island and Vancouver General Hospital and only 3 blocks to Broadway shops and restaurants etc... Maintenance fee includes heat, hot water, and caretaker. No pets, no rentals. Wheelchair friendly.
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Please visit our Open House at 112 1720 12TH AVE W in Vancouver.
Open House on Sunday, May 20, 2018 2:00PM - 4:00PM
COMPLETELY REMODELED. A 275 sq.ft. PRIVATE PATIO, Kitsilano / Fairview border. A professional designers RENOVATION. Over $60,000 in upgrades, incl. new kitchen and bathroom, woodwork, flooring, paint etc. New upgrades include granite counters, tile floor and back-splash, all stainless steel appliances, new cabinets. New deluxe bathroom is complete with double stand-up tiled shower with rain head. Walking distance to Granville Island and Vancouver General Hospital and only 3 blocks to Broadway shops and restaurants etc... Maintenance fee includes heat, hot water, and caretaker. No pets, no rentals. Wheelchair friendly.
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I have sold a property at 4288 199A ST in Langley.
DREAM SHOP on a HUGE flat lot with a BIG updated house on Brookswood's finest street. All within walking distance of transit, shops and amenities etc. Schools and parks nearby. 30 X 30 Dream Shop is insulated, has vaulted ceiling and overhead crane and 220 power. Mezzanine. Double doors (10 x 10) Fully Insulated. Nice 6 bedroom basement house with potential to suite. Separate private entrance. RV parking with large driveway to rear.
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Please visit our Open House at 4288 199A ST in Langley.
Open House on Saturday, May 5, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM
DREAM SHOP on a HUGE flat lot with a BIG updated house on Brookswood's finest street. All within walking distance of transit, shops and amenities etc. Schools and parks nearby. 30 X 30 Dream Shop is insulated, has vaulted ceiling and overhead crane and 220 power. Mezzanine. Double doors (10 x 10) Fully Insulated. Nice 6 bedroom basement house with potential to suite. Separate private entrance. RV parking with large driveway to rear.
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Please visit our Open House at 4288 199A ST in Langley.
Open House on Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:00PM - 3:00PM
DREAM SHOP on a HUGE flat lot with a BIG updated house on Brookswood's finest street. All within walking distance of transit, shops and amenities etc. Schools and parks nearby. 30 X 30 Dream Shop is insulated, has vaulted ceiling and overhead crane and 220 power. Mezzanine. Double doors (10 x 10) Fully Insulated. Nice 6 bedroom basement house with potential to suite. Separate private entrance. RV parking with large driveway to rear.
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Beware of Over-Downsizing or Over-Upsizing.

 

Buying a new pair of shoes is relatively easy. Once you find the style you like, all you need to do is try them on and see if they fit. If they do, you go to the cash register and pay.


When it comes to size, buying a new home can be trickier! Whether your intention is to upsize or downsize, figuring out the right size can be especially challenging.


Say for example, you’re downsizing from a large two-story home to a smaller bungalow. You don’t want to underestimate the space you need and end up in a place that feels tight. If you’re going the other way and upsizing, you don’t want to end up sinking extra money into a property that’s larger than you really need.


So how do you avoid these scenarios?


One of the best ways is to start by considering your current home. Do you use all the rooms in your home regularly? Is there a bedroom that’s rarely occupied? Has the recreation room become simply a storage area? If you’re downsizing, subtracting rooms you scarcely use can give you a better idea of what you need in a new home.


Upsizing is a bit more challenging because you have to anticipate what you will need in the future. For example, if you have young children, and your place is feeling cramped, then a home with a recreation room or separate family and living rooms may be a good idea. You may also need a bigger kitchen with a spacious eating area (in addition to a separate dining room.) Think about the extra room you’ll need and how you’ll use that space.


When working with a client, I typically sit down with them and discuss the type of home they want in detail — and, based on needs and circumstance, I'm better prepared make expert recommendations. Bottom line, I help clients find the perfect fit in a new home. Contact me if you'd like any recommendations etc. 


Cheers,


Chris

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I have listed a new property at 4288 199A ST in Langley.
DREAM SHOP on a HUGE flat lot with a BIG updated house on Brookswood's finest street. All within walking distance of transit, shops and amenities etc. Schools and parks nearby. Dream Shop is 30’x 30’ with vaulted ceiling and overhead crane and 220 power. Mezzanine. Double doors (10 x 10) Insulated and boarded with 1/2 inch ply wood. Nice 6 bedroom basement house with potential to suite. Separate private entrance. RV parking with large driveway to rear.
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I have sold a property at 103 518 THIRTEENTH ST in New Westminster.
END UNIT. 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, ground level unit, with a HUGE patio. In-suite laundry. This one is a real HANDYMAN's delight. So roll up your sleeves. There's some TLC required here. However, the building, as a whole, the complex, has been completely renovated inside and out. Building itself was totally redone, incl hardy-plank, rain-screen and modern interior finishes. All the conveniences and bus stop just blocks away. Sky train is approx 15 minute walk.
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5 Ways to Make the Selling Process Stress-Free.


For some homeowners, the process of listing, showing and selling their home can be stressful. Fortunately, there is plenty you can do to make it much less nerve-racking—and even exciting and enjoyable. Here are some ideas:


1. Make a plan. Decide when you’re going to show your property, search for a new home, view listings, etc. Block out these times in an agenda book or calendar. That way, you and your family can see what’s coming up.


2. Be flexible. Few things go exactly as planned! So, it’s important to build in flexibility. For example, you may plan to see homes for sale on Saturdays, but if an opportunity comes up on a weeknight, give yourself room in your schedule to jump on it, if need be. 


3. Eat well. There are numerous studies that connect poor nutrition with increased stress. When people are selling and moving, there’s a tendency to rely on quick fixes, such as hot dogs and pizza! Try to plan more nutritious meals that will keep everyone healthy and energized.


4. Get stuff done early. Doing things last minute, such as finding a real estate lawyer or getting rid of clutter, can quickly lead to stress and frustration. Whenever possible, get tasks done early. That way, you won’t have to worry about them.


5. Hire the right professionals. By far, the surest way to a stress-free move is to get the right professionals working for you: everyone from contractors to mortgage brokers to movers. And Realtors. 


By the way, a big part of what I do best,  for clients especially, is to help make every aspect of buying, selling and moving go smoothly. Contact me to learn how I can help you. All the best, 


Chris

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How a Home Inspection Helps You
Whether you're considering buying a particular home, selling your current
property – or both – a home inspection can help.
A home inspection is an inspection by a qualified professional who takes a
close look at every aspect of a home – structure, wiring, plumbing, and
more – and identifies issues you may not have noticed yourself.
For example, a home inspection can reveal that a furnace will need to be
replaced soon, or that there is a water leak into the basement that needs to
be fixed.
You'll definitely want to get a professional home inspection before you buy a
particular property. That's why most offers to purchase a home are
conditional upon passing a home inspection. (The last thing you want is to
buy your dream home only to discover that the wiring needs to be updated!)
You may also want to get a home inspection on your own home before you
list it for sale. A certificate from a qualified professional that states that your
home passed inspection will make your property more attractive to buyers.
Many reputable home inspectors are members of a professional industry
association.