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Quintessential waterfront cottage right on the beach! Gorgeous walk on waterfront, southern exposure with deep water moorage for your boat beyond the low tide mark! This property has it all! An 'off the grid' whimsical, cozy 2 bedroom 1 bathroom shingle sided cottage on Maple Bay, Lasqueti Island. A fabulous wrap around deck has 14' x 24' under a private covered porch that extends the living space to the outs...
24.5 acre exceptional waterfront peninsula with approximately 3,000 feet of oceanfront!
What a gem! A cute, cozy farmouse on 10 beautiful acres with arable land & lots of water. This awesome spot has sunny south exposure, a picturesque, mossy rock bluff for a peaceful spot to meditate, a separate 2nd driveway access to another site to build a cottage or big shop. It's within walking distance to Boat Cove, a fantastic sunny south facing pebble beach & for boaters, deep water anchorage beyond the ...
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 for your family! This property has 185.35 feet of bluff waterfront with east/west exposure. It is level, undeveloped & well treed with cedar, fir & some arbutus trees. It's lo...
A very private parcel of land with a 1300 square foot home nestled above a bubbling creek for lots of "off grid" power potential! A picturesque spot with lots of trees including fir, cedar, hemlock & arbutus; maple trees line the driveway for a special show of color thru the fall. This cozy 2 story, west coast contemporary home is on a concrete slab foundation with 2x6 construction, metal roof & 35' long cold...
Here's an amazing investment opportunity in the city of Parksville on Vancouver Island! A great rental or holding property with potential for future development. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home sits on 0.76 of an acre, it has a detached, unauthorized studio with kitchenette, 2 piece bathroom & a loft. As current single family use now without changing the zoning, a Carriage Home can be built with a permit thro...
Here is an amazing opportunity to own this property as your principal residence, a recreational retreat for weekends & holidays or a holding property to rent with potential for future development! Come bring your ideas & make this cutie your own! This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home sits on 0.76 of an acre, plus a detached, unauthorized studio with kitchenette, 2 piece bathroom & a loft. As single family use now w...
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 oceanfront & sun all day long! This 70 acres is an 8 share ownership, each has exclusive use of their site with 350 feet of frontage on the ocean, the rest of the treed acreage is in common. Lot 3 has a lovely cottage with living room, kitchen, eating noo...
Spectacular 1 acre waterfront property with panoramic ocean views of Spring Bay, the head of the beach & across the bay to Spring Bay Point. Enjoy gorgeous sunsets at high tide over the picturesque Bare Rocks & Fegan Islands! This very well built, shingle sided Cape Cod beauty has 3 large dormers on the 2nd floor overlooking the ocean, a wrap around deck & larger, lower deck to relax & take in the views. On e...
A great 4 bedroom family home on a sunny, fertile patch of land! This awesome .73 of an acre is located in Dashwood, North Qualicum, 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 sun on the new back porch & sunsets thru large living room windows. A beautifully...
Income producing 5 level acres in Qualicum North, just 10 minutes to downtown Qualicum Beach & 15 minutes to Parksville! 379 Oakdowne 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 & acres of forest reserve land. 389 Oakdowne Road is the legal address for the 5 acres & the location of the single wide mobile hom...
2,500 sqft master crafted timber frame home on 11.58 extremely private oceanfront acres. Plus a sizeable separate guest loft accommodation and workshop. Southern exposed with approximately 400 ft of ocean frontage. Home has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 10 ft ceiling on main and vaulted ceiling up. Spectacular views from 946 sqft covered/uncovered decks.Listed by VIREB Out Of Board Office
Tucked away in Coombs! This little gem is perfect for travelers, those looking for affordability, or for people who love living the simple life! This fully skirted and insulated Recreational Vehicle could easily become your home. Built in 2015, this Salem Villa Estate model has high end modern finishing throughout and offers a comfortable open floor plan. The pad backs onto a greenbelt where you'll be able to...Listed by RE/MAX Mid-Island Realty
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.