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This lovely character home showcases a delightful large living & sitting room, a custom-built high-end millwork kitchen with soft-closing drawers, a large island & 5 high-end stainless steel appliances complimenting this kitchen together with a cozy dining area. The laundry room displays the large front loader washer/dryer w/drawer combo for extra storage. The mud room leads you to an inviting porch w/pergola...
There's a new listing on the block. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to own this amazing top floor well appointed 2 bed + den & 2 bath spacious condo unit in the beautiful Pinnacle Pointe Complex. This condo can be an investment property or a vacation rental unit to generate income when it's not being used by you. The unit comes furnished and ready to move in or rented out to UBCO students or any golf...
BARGAIN! This one bedroom top floor unit is priced to sell and ready for you to enjoy your long summer holidays at the Okanagan beach in Penticton. The Golden Sands professionally managed complex with rental pool for you to generate income while not in use by you but still allows the owner plenty of occupancy use. This unit is fully furnished and there have been lots of upgrades within the past year. This com...
G & S Plaza town home provides great value for your money. It is a perfect family home with a convenient location close to Skaha Lake Middle School, Princess Margaret High School, South Main Market and Skaha Lake. 3 bedroom & 3 bath, almost 1700 sq ft of living space. Main level has well equipped kitchen with adjacent dining and living area. 2 piece powder room conveniently placed on the main level. Three bed...
This Executive Lakefront Condo boasts majestic views of Okanagan Lake & beyond with a daily canvas of natures pictures sceneries. This one Owner, First time offered condo is like new & in immaculate conditions: walk into the airy foyer that leads you to the open concept living space where the breathtaking views carries on. Enjoy the large Flex room easily suitable for an office or sitting/media space, there'r...
Great family home on .22 Acre Lot. This home has lots of Character with approx. 1,000sqft on each level. Plenty of Parking for all your toys with drive through to back lane. Home has original hardwood floors in great condition. Upgrades include extra insulation in attic, New Sewer line, Heat pump, Hot Water Tank & windows. Downstairs has A 1 bedroom self contained Non conforming suite perfect for extended com...
Every detail in this home will entice your visual sense. This Rancher is only 1 year old! It features 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. The open concept provides an excellent entertaining space. The kitchen is gorgeous with granite counter tops, a large island, self closing drawers, & slate appliances. The living room has a gas fireplace and oversized patio doors for easy access to the beautiful south facing back y...
The perfect combination of security, location and space are offered in this awesome condominium located within walking distance of shopping, transit and the lake. This bright, 2-bedroom, 2 bath condo has an enormous east facing deck perfect for enjoying your morning coffee and those warm summer afternoons in the shade. This wonderful home also features a security entrance and secured underground parking. You ...
Fantastic floor plan in this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, two-storey townhome in a very convenient central location, close to shopping, restaurants and schools. The main level features 9' ceilings, open-concept kitchen, dining and living rooms, gas fireplace, loads of natural light, and sliders out to the private and fully fenced garden and patio space, with easy-access to the KVR walking path. There is also a ha...
CONTINGENT, Located in the heart of Heritage Hills is this beautiful cottage style charming home showcasing a large triple car garage for all your precious vehicles, 4 generous bedrooms in the upper level including the grand master with 5pc ensuite & a peek-a-boo-lake-view. Below is the comfortable living/dining-room combo that takes you into the airy kitchen and family room which opens unto the cozy deck int...
CONTINGENT. Spacious family friendly and pet friendly townhome in the desirable Arbour Lane complex in Oliver, BC, close to all amenities: schools, hospitals, recreation, shops, golf and the lake. This corner unit offers 3 nice bedrooms and 2 bathrooms offering a bright and open floor plan and plenty of space throughout the house for the growing family. This unit comes with a single car garage and extra stora...
CONTINGENT Fantastic home available for sale on Okanagan Ave. This home has been loved and well taken care of by its owners who have done many savvy upgrades throughout the years such as the roof, hot-water-tank, windows, furnace, central air conditioning, plumbing & electrical. It showcases 5 bedrooms and 3 baths., with plenty of space in the basement area for the growing family or a potential in-law suite. ...
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 Vancouver Island 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
Janet’s inspiration as a full service real estate professional is driven by “Creating Happy Clients”! She services the South Okanagan and connects buyers and sellers to help fulfill their real estate needs in a professional and friendly way. She has recently obtained her insurance license so she can advise her clients on ways to protect their families, their assets and on creative opportunities on how to make their hard earn money work for them.
As a natural people person, she is inspired daily with her work because it changes constantly with every person she meets. “I focus on providing the best service possible in a time when service is being forgotten. This inspires me to learn more, to be better at what I do, and provide better service.”
Janet first came to the Okanagan 2008 on a holiday with her husband, who was raised in Penticton, she immediately loved everything about Penticton: the people, the picturesque sceneries of lake, mountains and valleys, the weather, and of course the food and the wine. “This is a great community with all the necessary amenities to compliment the small town feel. I love that you can walk down the street and be greeted with a nice hello. This is truly a place to stay forever!”
I welcome you to come and explore the South Okanagan…