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Spectacular 1 acre waterfront property with panoramic ocean views of Spring Bay, the beach & across from point to point! Gorgeous sunsets at high tide over the bare rocks & Fegan Islands! This very well constructed shingle sided Cape Cod beauty features 3 big dormer windows, wrap around deck & larger, lower deck overlooking the ocean. On evening sunsets at high tide the sun cascades through spacious windows &...
6.15 acres on a bare land strata property with awesome views of the ocean towards Marine Island, the Sabine Channel & Texada Island beyond. Enjoy panoramic 180* ocean views with awesome summer sunsets, it's a beautiful site with mossy bluffs, well treed with cedar & fir, there's a cleared area for your garden or fruit trees. A 1200 square foot house built to the 'lock up' stage (doors & windows) with a wrap a...
Gorgeous walk on waterfront, southern exposure & deep water moorage for your boat! This property has it all! An 'off the grid' whimsical, cozy 2 bed, 1 bath shingle sided cottage on Maple Bay. A fabulous wrap around deck has 14' x 24' under a private covered porch that extends the living space to the outside. Stay cool in the hot sun & dry in spring & summer showers & keep your barbecue under cover! The cotta...
A private 10 acre parcel of land with 1300 sgft house nestled above a bubbling creek for lots of 'off grid' winter power potential! A picturesque spot w/lots of trees including maple, fir, cedar, hemlock & arbutus; maple trees line the driveway especially colorful thru fall. This cozy 2 story, west coast contemporary home w/main level entry open concept design, 2 lge bdrms & bathrm upstairs with acrylic soake...
24.5 acre exceptional waterfront property with approx 3000 ft of oceanfront include a beautiful south facing big bay, a spectacular south & west facing peninsula on False Bay & sunset bay facing west. Rarely does a waterfront parcel of this size & exceptional beauty become available! Privately nestled on the tip of the peninsula amongst evergreens & gracious arbutus trees sits a 1400sqft rancher with 3 beds...
What a gem! A cute, cozy farmhouse on 10 beautiful acres with arable land & lots of water. This beautiful spot has sunny south exposure, a picturesque, mossy rock bluff for a peaceful spot to meditate, a separate 2nd driveway to access to another site to build a cottage or large shop. It's within walking distance to Boat Cove, a fantastic sunny south facing pebble beach & for boaters, deep water anchorage pas...
1.3 acre bluff oceanfront property on magical, wonderful Lasqueti Island, one of the last relatively undeveloped of the Gulf Islands! Here is your chance to build your 'off the grid' recreational getaway or dream home plus guest cottage! This property has 185.35' on bluff waterfront with east/west exposure, it is undeveloped & well treed with cedar, fir & some arbutus trees. It's located on Scottie Bay where ...
A great 4 bedroom family home on a fertile patch of land! This expansive .73 of an acre is located in Dashwood, North Qualicum in a kid friendly rural neighborhood! It's a 20 minute walk thru beautiful forests to the river, there are countless walking, biking & hiking trails & it's a 6 minute drive to the ocean! Enjoy morning sunrises on the new porch, sunsets thru large living room windows. A beautifully ren...
5 level acres with 2 homes in Qualicum North! 379 is the main residence, a spacious 2 bed, 2 bath home with fenced back yard, front & back decks, a large meadow & tree lined back boundary is acres of forest land. 389 is the legal address for the property & location of the rental; the tenants have lived there 7-8 years & would like to stay ($865.00 /month, including $50 towards hydro). The peaked roof was inst...
Speculation or Vacancy Tax Exempt in Parksville! Own as a recreational retreat or invest & rent this 2 bedrm, 2 bathrm home on .76 acre plus unauthorized one room studio with loft. It's in the Official Community Plan for future development as RS-2 Medium Density/Transitional Residential Zoning including small single lot residential uses, duplexes, triplexes, ground oriented townhomes, patio homes & row housin...
70 acres of pristine, forested south facing waterfront located on the shores of Boat Cove on Lasqueti Island. Deep water moorage for your boat, south facing ocean front and sun all day long. The 70 acres is an 8 share ownership, each has exclusive use of their site with 350 feet of frontage on the ocean. Lot 3 has a lovely cottage with living room, kitchen, eating nook, 2 bedrooms and bathroom on the main flo...
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
Anne Sperling is truly exemplary of the mandate of Pemberton Holmes, demonstrating uncompromising integrity and a commitment to customer service and industry knowledge.
We are so pleased to welcome Anne to the Pemberton Holmes Parksville office where we appreciate her wonderful, bubbly personality; anyone who knows her, knows she embodies the enthusiasm of the very “young-at-heart” and a contagious zest for life! Anne genuinely enjoys helping other people and her clients are fortunate to have her “on their side” as she is hard-working, detail-oriented and diligent in her efforts to ensure successful results for both buyers and sellers.
Anne has been a resident of Vancouver Island for 37 years and a successful real estate agent for 22 years.
The majority of her real estate work is done in the Central Island area, particularly Parksville and Qualicum Beach, and Anne is also known as the “Lasqueti Island Specialist” due to her immense knowledge and expertise of this small piece of paradise just a short ferry ride from the Oceanside area.