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I have listed a new property at 23 658 Alderwood Dr in Ladysmith.
Enjoy retirement living at Rocky Creek Village. 2 Bed, 2 bath, single-wide unit with 900+ sq ft of living space. Featuring an open concept kitchen and living room, formal dining space, electric furnace and gas stove. Both bedrooms get plenty of natural light, and the primary bedroom enjoys a 2 piece ensuite and generous walk-in closet. 3 piece main bathroom with convenient walk-in bathtub. Newer carpets, and fresh paint make this home feel bright and inviting. Outside, buyers will love the large workshop with 100amp service; perfect for woodworking, gardening and more. Front of the shop is finished with overhead lighting and workbenches, and back is used as a storage space. Large, sunny yard with plenty of mature landscaping and garden beds that you can enjoy from the front solarium, or the back patio. Carport and extra long driveway provide plenty of parking. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in a desirable 55+ mobile home community.
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The Bank of Canada has raised it's benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points to 3.75%.

This is the sixth increase to the benchmark rate since March of this year as they aim to reign in inflation. The next Bank of Canada rate decision is expected on December 7 and a statement from the bank makes it clear that rates "will need to rise further", although it's anticipated that the size of the increases will be smaller.

What does this mean for homeowners and homebuyers?

Homeowners on a variable rate may be nearing or at their trigger rate - the level at which their monthly payment will no longer cover the interest.

While the cost of borrowing remains high, homebuyers may rejoice as falling home prices may allow young people priced out of the market to realize their dreams of homeownership once the market settles.

Want to take a closer look at your specific situation? Send me a message and let's chat!
 
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I have listed a new property at 2175 Village Dr in Nanaimo.
3 Bedroom 3 bathroom home in Cedar Village Estates . Ideal layout with living on the main and bedrooms up. Open concept with spacious kitchen, large island, and stainless appliances. Electric stove w/natural gas hook up available. Living room has an attractive gas fireplace with stone surround, and access to the large deck. Perfect layout for families and entertaining. Upstairs are 3 generous bedrooms, including a large master with ensuite and walk in closet. Separate laundry room on the main level with plenty of space for additional storage cabinets. 2 car garage is sure to provide plenty of space for all of your vehicles, and 3ft crawl space for added storage. 2 mini split heat pumps allows you to independently set the temperature up and down, plus baseboard heating throughout. Outside, you’ll find a nice size yard that is fully fenced and landscaped. Great location where you can enjoy Cedar's rural setting, and be within walking distance to groceries, banking and restaurants
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I have listed a new property at 1947 Healy Rd in Nanaimo.
This turnkey property has 5 beds, 3 baths, +2100sq ft and is ready for you to call home. Beautiful great room w/mountain views, gas fireplace, natural light and deck access. Brand new high-end kitchen w/ soft-close solid maple cabinets, 2 pantries and quartz-counters; equipped with undermount sink, stainless appliances and tile backsplash. New luxury vinyl plank flooring, baseboards, trim and en-suite! Downstairs, is a spacious den, laundry room, and 2 more large bedrooms, perfect for guests, home business, or an in-law suite. Gas furnace and fireplace provide affordable heat. The exterior has freshly painted trim and a new roof (2021). 2 car garage with EV charging station, plus RV parking for all of your toys! New landscaping in the front with auto-timed irrigation. The level yard backs on to a mature wooded space and has new garden beds, storage shed, gas bbq outlet, and fruit trees. Quiet no-thru road, steps from trails and parks ideally suited for outdoor recreation.
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I have listed a new property at 1765 White Blossom Way in Nanaimo.
Family home for sale in Chase River. 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms on the main floor with a bonus room above the garage. Open concept living and dining space features crown moldings and a natural gas heatilator. Southern exposure, and 9 foot ceilings make this home bright and sunny year round. Kitchen has attractive wood cabinetry, stainless appliances, pantry for added storage, and beautiful granite countertops. Directly off of the kitchen is access to the spacious, fully fenced back yard with covered patio, gas bbq hook up and a hot tub - making this the ideal space to relax with family and friends. Storage shed for all of your garden tools, plus fruit trees and raised garden beds for the avid gardener. Additional features include a heat pump and gas furnace and has a double car garage with over height ceilings. Located in the family-friendly neighbourhood of Country Hills, close to parks, playgrounds, and some of the best hiking and biking trails in Nanaimo.
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I have listed a new property at 3 1406 Jingle Pot Rd in Nanaimo.
1 Bedroom, 1 bathroom condo in Hawthorn Corner, a lovely mix-used complex in one of Nanaimo's most desirable neighbourhoods. Fully furnished and decorated, this home is outfitted with beautiful elements from the original show suite. Modern kitchen under-mount lighting, dishwasher and microwave; brand new hot water tank and in-suite laundry makes this an excellent opportunity for a move-in ready home, investment or student housing. Private patio surrounded by mature shrubbery makes for the perfect place to relax and unwind. Buyers will love the proximity to local shops and amenities. Conveniently located within walking distance to VIU, Aquatic Centre, Ice Centre, transit, parks, trails and amenities.
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I have listed a new property at 420 4969 Wills Rd in Nanaimo.
A rare top floor waterfront condo with an incredible view of Long Lake! Wonderful opportunity to own a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo at Lakeside Villa. This unit features an open concept living and dining space with a gas fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Private deck off of the dining room where you can enjoy beautiful lake and marsh views. Large master bedroom with walk-through closet and four piece ensuite. Second bedroom has mountain views and a generous sized closet. In-suite laundry, hot water, and large storage room make this home the complete package. With its beautiful grounds on the shore of Long Lake, access to trails, picnic areas, bird watching, fishing and boating at your fingertips; this is the perfect property for those who love the quiet and outdoors. Additional amenities include a private dock, kayak/canoe storage and bike storage. Conveniently located within walking distance to a theatre, shops, dining and services at Nanaimo North Towne Centre.
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I have listed a new property at 1131 Bush St in Nanaimo.
A hidden gem in central Nanaimo! This home offers 4 beds and an unfinished basement, perfect for expanding the family living space or a secondary suite. The main level is open concept with a new gas fireplace, and updated kitchen featuring a gas range, stainless appliances, large island and heated flooring. 3 beds and a large bath with wood cabinetry, and oak flooring complete the upper level. The lower level has the 4th bedroom, roughed-in bath and gas stove - bring your ideas and make this space your own! Meticulously maintained, with lots of updates including a 2 year old roof and exterior paint, new hot water tank, upgraded electrical and gas bbq hook up. Set back from the road, you’ll love the private setting right in the center of town. Fully fenced with concrete patio in front, and large sundeck overlooking the backyard. Mature landscaping plus a large detached workshop/garden shed and playhouse. Additional features include a gas furnace, single car garage and air conditioning.
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I have listed a new property at 4626 Sheridan Ridge Rd in Nanaimo.
This custom home boasts an excellent setting capturing the ocean panoramic views from almost every window on all three levels. Main level entry home with 6 bedrms, 5 bathrms in desirable north Nanaimo. Heated tiled front entrance with a grand appearance with high ceilings & large windows. Grand size LV rm with attractive gas fireplace with built-in cabinetry. Dining area features beautiful built-in cabinetry & access to the large deck. Gourmet style kitchen with granite counter tops with large centre island, stainless appliances. Bonus the full second spice kitchen. Master bedrm is spacious with access to the deck. Spa style ensuite with granite counters, double sinks, sep. soaker tub, shower & heated flooring. Another bedrm & 4 pc bathrm & sep. laundry rm. Second floor features wired media rm with wet bar. Access to another deck. Sep. furnace rm with hook up for washer & dryer. Two more bedrms with a 4 pc bathrm. Third floor offers mortgage helper with a legal 2-bedrm suite.
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I have listed a new property at 1947 Healy Rd in Nanaimo.
This turnkey property has 5 beds, 3 baths, +2100sq ft and is ready for you to call home. Beautiful great room w/mountain views, gas fireplace, natural light and deck access. Brand new high-end kitchen w/ soft-close solid maple cabinets, 2 pantries and quartz-counters; equipped with undermount sink, stainless appliances and tile backsplash. New luxury vinyl plank flooring, baseboards, trim and en-suite! Downstairs, is a spacious den, laundry room, and 2 more large bedrooms, perfect for guests, home business, or an in-law suite. Gas furnace and fireplace provide affordable heat. The exterior has freshly painted trim and a new roof (2021). 2 car garage with EV charging station, plus RV parking for all of your toys! New landscaping in the front with auto-timed irrigation. The level yard backs on to a mature wooded space and has new garden beds, storage shed, gas bbq outlet, and fruit trees. Quiet no-thru road, steps from trails and parks ideally suited for outdoor recreation.
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I have listed a new property at 3766 Apsley Ave in Nanaimo.
Available again; the accepted subject-to-sale offer didn't come together so this home is back on the market! Four bedroom, two bathroom family home located in a quiet neighbourhood in Uplands. Lovingly maintained both inside and out, this home offers plenty of upgrades and amenities. On the upper floor, you’ll find a cozy living room with an electric fireplace, mountain views, two bedrooms, and a covered deck to enjoy year-round. Downstairs are two more bedrooms, large laundry room and family room. Outside, you’ll find a gardeners paradise with mature fruit trees, raised garden beds, shed, and an eye catching goldfish pond. This home is heated/cooled by a heat pump and oil furnace. Gas line and meter have been run to the home, making for an easy upgrade to a gas furnace if desired. You’ll appreciate the convenience of being within walking distance to shopping at Country Club Centre, recreation and trails at beautiful Long Lake; and access to the Island Highway.
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I have listed a new property at 3 1406 Jingle Pot Rd in Nanaimo.
1 Bedroom, 1 bathroom condo in Hawthorn Corner, a lovely mix-used complex in one of Nanaimo's most desirable neighbourhoods. Fully furnished and decorated, this home is outfitted with beautiful elements from the original show suite. Modern kitchen under-mount lighting, dishwasher and microwave; brand new hot water tank and in-suite laundry makes this an excellent opportunity for a move-in ready home, investment or student housing. Private patio surrounded by mature shrubbery makes for the perfect place to relax and unwind. Buyers will love the proximity to local shops and amenities. Conveniently located within walking distance to VIU, Aquatic Centre, Ice Centre, transit, parks, trails and amenities.
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I have listed a new property at 5051 Hammond Bay Rd in Nanaimo.
Charming rancher perfect for first time buyers! This home offers 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and 1100 sq ft of living space. Well maintained with new roof, fence and exterior paint in 2018. Original interior finishings are in excellent condition and can be easily updated with a splash of paint and new flooring - bring your ideas to make this home what you want! Electric heat and wood stove for backup which is lovely during the cold winter months. Backyard is fully fenced, has mature red cedars, plenty of space for gardening, and is a wonderful space to enjoy backyard bbqs with friends and family. Double carport with additional parking on the side, and a nice-sized shed for added storage. Located in desirable Hammond Bay, close to schools, bus routes and some of the best beaches and parks in Nanaimo. This home is a rare find in this price range.
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I have listed a new property at 3739 Caldwell St in Nanaimo.
This home has everything you’re looking for PLUS a large detached shop AND an in-law suite. Upstairs are two bedrooms and one bathroom, and there is space for a third bedroom on the lower level. The living room features a beautifully painted brick fireplace with newer wood stove insert. Off of the dining space is a sunny deck overlooking the level backyard which is the perfect place to relax or play, and is surrounded by mature trees offering shade and privacy. Single garage attached to the home and plenty of parking in the driveway including RV parking down the side of the home. 600sq ft insulated/heated shop is a woodworker or car lover's dream! 1 bedroom updated unauthorized suite is perfect for the in-laws, visitors, or a mortgage helper. Newer heat pump and air conditioning in the main part of the home. Located steps from Uplands Elementary and minutes from shopping and amenities of North Nanaimo. Don’t miss out on this excellent family home, book a showing today
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I have listed a new property at 3766 Apsley Ave in Nanaimo.
Four bedroom, two bathroom family home located in a quiet neighbourhood in Uplands. Lovingly maintained both inside and out, this home offers plenty of upgrades and amenities. On the upper floor, you’ll find a cozy living room with an electric fireplace, mountain views, two bedrooms, and a covered deck to enjoy year-round. Downstairs are two more bedrooms, large laundry room and family room. Outside, you’ll find a gardeners paradise with mature fruit trees, raised garden beds, shed, and an eye catching goldfish pond. This home is heated/cooled by a heat pump and oil furnace. Gas line and meter have been run to the home, making for an easy upgrade to a gas furnace if desired. You’ll appreciate the convenience of being within walking distance to shopping at Country Club Centre, recreation and trails at beautiful Long Lake; and access to the Island Highway.
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I have listed a new property at 367 Cambie Rd in Nanaimo.
Welcome to 367 Cambie Road. This 6 year old home is located in a newer development in Nanaimo’s University District. With 4 bedrooms and over 1700 sq ft of living space, this home has plenty of room for the whole family. Stone walkway leading to the front porch makes for an inviting entrance into this beautiful home. The main floor has a lovely open concept floor plan, electric fireplace, classic white kitchen cabinetry and stainless appliances. Upstairs you’ll find 4 generous bedrooms including the large master with double closets and 3 piece ensuite. Partially fenced garden space in the back with driveway access to the single car garage. Electric baseboard heating and large heated crawlspace which is perfect for all of your storage needs. Ideally located in a quiet neighbourhood only minutes from schools, shopping, recreation and the parkway.
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I have listed a new property at 2994 Thomas St in Nanaimo.
Gorgeous 3-4 bedroom home w/suite potential located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Two bedrooms up including a large master suite complete w/walk-in closet and ensuite. Open-concept living/kitchen with oak flooring, gas fireplace, new LG appliances, and access to the large deck. Downstairs has 1-2 more bedrooms depending on how you want to utilize the space. New drywall and freshly painted, this space is a blank slate ready for your ideas. You can easily turn this space into a suite, family room, storage and more! Single garage w/ workbenches included, electric furnace, and 200amp electrical panel. Lots of upgrades including a new hot water tank, drywall and soundproofing downstairs. Backs onto a ravine where you can enjoy the natural setting and privacy from the neighbouring properties. Beautifully landscaped for maximum curb-appeal, stunning stone work and mature plants. Fully insulated shed w/power, and 8ft crawl space for added storage. Close to beaches, shopping and amenities.
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I have listed a new property at 588 Lance Pl in Nanaimo.
Beautiful family home with 2 bedroom legal suite. The main home is well appointed with a lovely open concept floor plan, 3 bedrooms upstairs, and an additional bedroom down. Kitchen features shaker-style cabinets, quartz countertops and pendant lighting. Large deck off of the dining room includes mountain views and a natural gas bbq hook up. Generous master suite with large walk-in closet and spa-like ensuite. 2 car garage and storage/utility room downstairs. Enjoy energy savings with gas hot water on demand and a gas furnace, RI for heat pump. The Legal suite is fully self-contained and includes separate laundry and meter. Built in 2019, this home includes the remanier of the home warranty. Located within walking distance to Vancouver Island University, parks, recreation and transit. This is the perfect home for buyers looking for a mortgage-helper and investors.
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I have listed a new property at 592 Lance Pl in Nanaimo.
Large family home with legal suite. This 6 bedroom home features mountain views and beautiful features throughout. With 4 bedrooms in the main home and a 2 bedroom suite this home offers plenty of space for a growing family, and a bonus mortgage helper. Located in Hawthorn, one of Nanaimo’s most desirable and fastest growing neighbourhoods. The upper floor has an open concept living/dining room, laundry, and a large deck with gas hook up. 3 bedrooms including a large master and spa-like ensuite complete the main floor. Downstairs you’ll find the 4th bedroom and 2 car garage - perfect for all of your storage needs. Serviced by gas hot water on demand and gas furnace (R/I for heat pump). 2 bedroom suite has high-end finishes, separate laundry, separate entrance, and baseboard heat. Conveniently located minutes from the parkway, and within walking distance to VIU, NDSS, parks and recreation. Built in 2019, this home is still under warranty. Excellent opportunity for buyers and investors.
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I have listed a new property at 592 Lance Pl in Nanaimo.
Exceptional 4 bed home with 2 bed legal suite in Hawthorn. High-end finishes throughout the main home and suite. The main home has an open concept floor plan with 3 bed and living space on the upper floor. Kitchen has shaker-style cabinetry, quartz counters, stainless appliances and gorgeous pendant lighting. Large deck with gas bbq hook up and views of Mt. Benson. Primary bedroom is large enough to fit a king-size bed, has a large walk-in closet and a stunning spa-like ensuite with a stand up shower. 2 more beds and a 4 piece bath upstairs. Downstairs you’ll find the 4th bed, 4 piece bath, and 2 car garage. Equipped with gas hot water on demand and a gas furnace. R/I for heat pump. 2 bedroom suite features another stunning kitchen and quartz countertops throughout. Serviced by electric baseboard heating, electric hot water, separate laundry and is fully self contained. Walking distance to VIU, NDSS, parks and recreation. Built in 2019, this home is still under warranty.
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