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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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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.