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Ocean front property on the beach in Fulford Harbour! Own this gorgeous 100 foot stretch of beach front with steps up to a quiet, cozy 640 sq. foot well insulated Pan Abode cedar home. Restful retreat for writers or boaters or a perfect weekend getaway. This unique home is nestled in the trees and features 6 skylights that flood the home with natural light. Walking distance to Fulford village, 2 minute drive...
One of five bare land strata lots for sale in this subdivision, this 3.7 acre parcel has a drilled well and multiple artistically cleared level building sites. Stunning sunrises with full sun all year long on this peaceful, private lot is a rare find. Mature oak, fir, arbutus, cedar and maple trees lend the perfect backdrop for you to build your dream home. No building scheme will hamper the size or style ...
One of five bare land strata lots for sale in this subdivision, this 6.9 acre parcel has a drilled well and multiple artistically cleared building sites with both an upper level site and a street level site with easement granted access. Lower level would be excellent for a guest cottage, rental property or shop. Phenomenal south facing views from the upper level building site encompass the valley, Ford Lake...
One of five bare land strata lots for sale in this subdivision, this 7.7 acre parcel has a drilled well and multiple artistically cleared building sites to create your dream home and carve out your own island paradise. This rare find enjoys spectacular sunrises and is south facing with full sun, year round in a protected park like setting. Beautifully treed with mature arbutus, fir, cedar and stunning maple...
WATERFRONT on the ocean with steps to warm swimming on Bader's beach this west coast beauty sits on nearly an acre of your own peaceful and private piece of paradise. Incredible ocean views with whales and seals playing in the water, western exposure and sun all day. Have your morning coffee on the spacious sun deck and finish the day by watching the sun sink into the ocean by your own private fire pit over...
One of five bare land strata lots for sale in this subdivision, this 4.05 acre parcel has a drilled well and multiple artistically cleared building sites. Enjoy stunning sunrises with an incredible panoramic view that includes a vista of the Olympic mountains. This south facing property boasts all day, year round sun in a peaceful, private park like setting with gorgeous oak, cedar, fir, maple and arbutus t...
One of five bare land strata lots for sale in this subdivision, this 2.5 acre parcel has a level building site and drilled well. Situated in a private, park like setting only 10 minutes from town and 8 minutes from Fulford Harbour Ferry. Close to hiking trails in Mt. Maxwell park and Burgoyne Bay and swimming at both Blackburn and Cusheon lakes. There is no building scheme on this subdivision to restrict t...
The PERFECT Location for your Workshop and Home~! This Industrial 2 zoned lot is an acre and a half that allows for a multitude of industrial uses and a home. Riparian Building Allowance supplement from Islands Trust shows the verified allowable building site as 14,785 square feet or approximately .33 acre of building space. If more space is required application for a variance would be considered. Perfect...
Consulting a REALTOR®
REALTORS® are members of The Canadian Real Estate Association who subscribe to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice. Members of the Victoria Real Estate Board are members of both the British Columbia and Canadian Real Estate Associations.The following is a list of services you can expect to receive from a REALTOR® when you buy a home:
- A REALTOR® will fully explain the details of your working relationship (called "agency") so that you are clear as to when a REALTOR® is working for you or for the seller.
- A REALTOR® has access to hundreds of current listings of homes for sale because of a co- operative system called the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®).
- A REALTOR® can provide you with a customized list of homes that best meet your needs -- size, style, features, location, proximity to schools, shopping, etc. - and then make arrangements for you to view those homes that appeal to you the most.
- A REALTOR® will help you determine how big a home you can afford. REALTORs® are familiar with the local lending market and can offer helpful advice.
- A REALTOR® has no emotional ties to any type or style of home and can be objective in pointing out the merits of one home over another.
- A REALTOR® will have information on zoning changes, taxes, utility costs and school and recreation services that could affect your decision to buy a home in a specific area.
- A REALTOR® will assist you in negotiating the terms of your purchase, which can be a nerve- wracking process for someone who is not experienced in negotiating.
- A REALTOR® will advise you of the legal process required in obtaining title and taking possession of your property; the costs associated with buying a home such as insurance, mortgage registration and legal fees will be explained in detail.
Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015
Selling Your Home - Why it Pays to Use a REALTOR®
Before selling your home, you will need a clear understanding of the legal issues and potential pitfalls. One wrong action could result in a lot of cost and frustration, which is why it is essential to have a REALTOR® working with you, as he or she will make the sale of your home a successful and satisfying experience.Greater exposure
REALTORS® use the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) to give your home maximum exposure. MLS® is a computer-based system that relays valuable information about your home to hundreds of REALTORS® and potential homebuyers.Setting a price
Setting a price for your home is an important but difficult process. Again, this is where the services of a REALTOR® prove invaluable. REALTORS® have the experience to help you understand how the market works and decide upon a realistic price that meets your goals. REALTORS® also pre-screen potential buyers to make sure only those who are serious and financially qualified view your home.
REALTORS® will also develop a marketing plan to help your property receive maximum exposure. This will likely include placing your home on the MLS® system and placing a "For Sale" sign on the front lawn. The plan will likely also include arranging open houses for other REALTORS® and potential buyers, and developing advertisements and feature sheets/mailers to market your home.
Once you have accepted an offer to buy your home, your REALTOR® will help ensure that all the proper paperwork is completed. He or she will also make sure that both parties meet the necessary conditions outlined in the agreement.Why working with a REALTOR® makes sense
When you work with a REALTOR® you will likely get a better price for your home than if you try to sell it yourself. Apart from the financial benefits, however, there is an extra measure of comfort and security that comes from having a REALTOR® on your side. Remember that REALTORS® are governed by a code of ethics and standards of business practice. They have also been trained and licensed under the provincial Real Estate Services Act to assist in transactions involving real property. When it comes to buying or selling property, using a REALTOR® just makes sense.
Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015