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Katarina
Meglic
C. (778) 557-7429
P. (250) 248-8801
Phone Katarina
Pemberton Holmes - Parksville
135 Alberni Hwy Box 596
Parksville
V9P 2G6
2607 Piercy Rd Bed: 0 Bath: 0 Price: $639,000

Build your oceanfront island dream! This west-facing, mid-bank .4 acre lot is cleared and ready for your plans, with power, drilled well, and septic system in place. The property is sunny and level, with lots of room for a garden. Cedars and undergrowth around the perimeter create a wonderful sense of privacy. An old trail/staircase, in need of refurbishment, leads to the beach, where an old boathouse per...

4750 Westcliff Rd Bed: 3 Bath: 5 Price: $2,290,000

Simply spectacular. This outstanding contemporary oceanfront West Coast home on 2.3 acres has been built to take advantage of the panoramic views over Baynes Sound & the Beaufort Mountains. Awake to the sparkle of sun on the water, & end the day watching magnificent sunsets, always enjoying the ever-changing outlook from different vantage points throughout the home. The interior is every bit as magnificent ...

3849 East Rd Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $989,000

Like New! This beautiful home has been updated from top to bottom. It is light and bright, with a clean and modern aesthetic throughout. Everything has been redone: kitchen, baths, floors, windows, roof, decks, stairs, 3- zone heat pump, perimeter drains, hardiplank siding - the list goes on. The primary bedroom features a private oceanview balcony, huge walk-in closet, and a beautiful 4-piece ensuite. The sp...

2545 Lacon Rd Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $1,150,000 Unconditional

Life is better by the sea! Wander down the long, woodland drive to this neat and tidy home, with everything you need for a serene summer getaway or year-round living: three bedrooms, two baths and a lovely living room with vaulted ceilings, big picture windows, and warm wood details throughout. The new wrap-around deck is big enough for outdoor entertaining, dining, or just relaxing with the wonderful views ...

190 Rosislos Blvd Bed: 4 Bath: 2 Price: $777,000

On a quiet no-through street in desirable Berry Point, this sunny and well-maintained home has had many recent upgrades, and is ready to welcome your family. Upstairs, the open-plan living area has a distinctly West Coast appeal, with warm hardwood floors and high ceilings. French doors open to a newly-built tiled covered porch, where you can gaze out over the garden, and listen to the birdsong over break...

5781 Stanehill Pl Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $775,000 Unconditional

Calling all green thumbs! Come bring this beauty back to life. At the end of a quiet, no-through street, this solidly-built family home and detached shop is ready and waiting for your cosmetic updates and garden plans. On almost six acres on a quiet corner of the island, all you can hear are the birds and frogs singing. The yard is largely forested with a small area ready for a garden alongside the house. The...

4920 Kirk Rd Bed: 0 Bath: 0 Price: $390,000 Sold

Get ready for next summer, and bring your plans to this level, well-treed corner lot in a quiet area of Sandpiper. Within easy walking distance to Sandpiper Beach Community Park or Mt Geoffrey Park, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, and the Ringside Market and Tribune Bay are less than a ten-minute drive away. The adjacent property with a home, is also available for sale MLS 94...

5515 Chungranis Rd Bed: 2 Bath: 1 Price: $580,000 Sold

Rare Hornby Island Opportunity! In a quiet corner of the Sandpiper Beach area is this 1000+ sqft home has everything you need to get started. The original cabin holds the kitchen, eating nook, bath and primary bedroom with french doors opening to a private deck. The addition features a bright and sunny living room with high ceilings and custom welded stairs leading up to a lofted bedroom. Property is on...

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

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