Client Testimonial

The following points were of note in the Bank of Canada March 2018 media release:

  • Target for the overnight rate remains the same at 1¼ percent.
  • Household credit growth has decelerated for three consecutive months.
  • Inflation is running close to the 2 per cent target.
  • Economy operating near capacity.
  • Inflation is fluctuating because of temporary factors related to gasoline, electricity, and minimum wages.
  • Next scheduled date for announcing the overnight rate target is April 18, 2018.

Purchase price continues to rise with low inventory and low interest rates continuing to benefit sellers.

I have sold a property at 5948 DEUCHARS DRIVE in DUNCAN.
Ever popular Hospital area, no thru road, rancher, same owner over 30 years. Clean and tidy, 3 bedrooms, vinyl windows, oak kitchen, up to date bathroom, furnace and oil tank. Workshop off carport, greenhouse, raised garden beds, Italian plum tree. Quiet area, close to grocery store and downtown shops. Extremely affordable older home in excellent location.
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I have sold a property at 4380 BLUE GROUSE ROAD in DUNCAN.
GREEN DRAGON FARM private retreat, no thru road, heart of historic Cowichan Station. Walking trails through 19 forested acres. Westcoast Asian Fusion. Sun drenched deer fenced organic garden, BC greenhouse, irrigation well. Wolf 6 burner gas range, granite counters and chiseled apron sink, island with stainless prep sink. Vaulted ceilings, open concept "great room", wood burning fireplace. Dine at "live edge" table, seating for 12, or entertain al fresco on tiered terraces. Master suite - rain shower, soaker tub, waterfall granite counter, floating vanity, heated floors, walk in closet - abundance of shelves, cabinets and hangar space. Infra red sauna, media room, wine cellar, office and guest accommodation comprise walk out lower level. Solarium to grow an orange tree, breakfast in winter or practice your yoga. 4 bay garage includes set up for woodworking, 2 bay garage for your vintage cars. Heated indoor salt water lap pool. Full house backup generator. Feng Shui inspired!
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I have sold a property at 1303 CARLTON DRIVE in COBBLE HILL.
COUNTRY CHARM in this "tickety-boo" family home with detached shop, 3 bedrooms, 3 washrooms, main level family room with sliding doors to cedar deck, rough in wiring for hot tub. Located on no thru road, centrally located to Mill Bay, Cobble Hill and Shawnigan Lake. Awesome detached 20'x20' shop. Storage space and one bay garage in full height lower level, generous carport with direct entrance to main foyer. Eat-in kitchen with greenhouse window and knotty pine cabinets. Inline dining and living room with heatilator wood fireplace. Upstairs includes master with 6'x7' walk-in closet, 2 piece ensuite and cheater access to main 4 piece washroom with soaker tub and separate shower. Walk-in closets and two windows in each bedroom, neat loft area for library nook or computer station. New hot water tank and vinyl flooring in kitchen, laundry and entrances, new roof and washrooms updated in 2015. Bonus! back of property may be accessed by public road, ideal for accessing shop, RV parking.
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I have sold a property at 563 HOOPER PLACE in LADYSMITH.
Appealing 3 bedroom rancher on level pie shaped lot, cul-de-sac location, south end Town of Ladysmith. Perfect retirement or first home. Attached double garage, sliding glass doors from kitchen to patio and private rear garden. An area of higher value homes, well worth the elbow grease to turn this cutie into a charming and comfortable home.
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I have sold a property at 4096 GIBBINS ROAD in DUNCAN.
Your place in the country! This horse - friendly retreat is all set up for your rural pursuits. Solid full basement home with lots of updating - large maple kitchen, beautiful hardwood floors, attractive built-ins, newer windows. Home and south - facing back garden overlook paddocks and outbuildings. Property is private and tranquil - a perfect blending of mature trees, pasture, a small pond, and even a seasonal creek. New fully finished 900 sqft shop with 13' overhead door, well-built 2 stall barn & tack room, 14'X20' equipment shed, 8 cord woodshed, and sturdy garden shed. Pasture land is fenced and well drained. You'll appreciate the privacy, and all the 4 legged members of the family will enjoy just the right amount of summer shade. Plenty of space to tuck away trailers, RV's and equipment. If your tastes run to the pastoral, it's hard to imagine a better package in this price range.
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I have sold a property at 136 1751 NORTHGATE ROAD in COBBLE HILL.
Newer section of Burnum Mobile Home Park, situated just steps away from Shawnigan Quarry and miles of walking trails, on the edge of wilderness yet close to transit, Shawnigan Lake and Valley View Shopping Centre. You won't find a tidier home, includes 5 quality appliances and window coverings. Newer contemporary laminate floors through living and dining, newer ceramic floors in ensuite and main bath. Heating is easy and economical with woodstove in living room and natural gas furnace. Large skylight in open concept kitchen, vaulted ceiling in living room. Master bedroom has 3 piece ensuite and walk-in closet. 2 sheds in fenced rear garden - one for wood storage. Deck for summer fun plus covered porch for rainy days, parking for 2 vehicles. Room for children or grandchildren, pets and hobbies. For couples/families just getting started or looking to simplify, the pad fee includes garbage, water and sewer, you take care of hydro, gas and cable/phone.
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I have sold a property at 1186 BRIARWOOD DRIVE in MILL BAY.
Traditional two storey 3 bedroom, 3 bath home, level fenced and cross fenced acre plus, wired barn/shop with water and 2 stalls. Year round creek with water rights for irrigation. No thru road, across from small park, minutes from recreation centre, lake, ocean, schools and highway for Victoria commuters. The best of both - rural living, commutable distance to work, close to shopping. A great opportunity to own rural property at an affordable price. Your sweat equity will make this property shine.
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I have sold a property at 303 1715 PRITCHARD ROAD in COWICHAN BAY.
Cowichan Bay top floor, steel & concrete building, secure entry, elevator, 22' south facing balcony on the quiet side of adult oriented condo offering covered and open parking, workshop space and storage locker. Purchase as rental investment property or move in and enjoy. Quality renovations top to bottom - custom maple kitchen built for a chef with stainless appliances, dishwasher, butcher block counter, breakfast bar, task, under cabinet and high tech track lighting. 5 piece washroom with ceramic floor, 2 wash basins, Maax tub/shower with Moen faucets.Living room with 11' floor to ceiling windows and sliding door to balcony. Spacious master bedroom with walk-in closet outfitted with closet organizer, 8' floor to ceiling windows with sliding door to balcony. Light, bright, airy - a superb place to call your own. Cittaslow Cowichan Bay village, home to organic bakery, fresh fish market, artisan boutiques, marina, kayak rentals, Hecate Park...
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I have sold a property at 1 1500 ANCHOR ROAD in CROFTON.
Anchor Estates, easy care home located on quiet cul-de-sac, fenced rear yard, low maintenance gardens and space for your RV or boat. Three bedrooms, 2 baths, formal dining room could easily be 4th bedroom. Peek-a-boo ocean view from master bedroom with french doors to east facing balcony - perfect for morning coffee. Working kitchen with new Bosch stainless dishwasher and breakfast bar. Open concept living room with inline dining area and french doors to balcony with peek-a-boo ocean view. Downstairs you'll find a den/office off front foyer, spacious family room with plumbed sink, 4 piece bathroom next to bedroom and laminate floors throughout. New hot water tank, newer stacking LG washer/dryer, garage plus driveway and RV parking complete the package. Sparkling home inside and out awaits you!
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I have sold a property at 3536 WATSON AVE in COBBLE HILL.
Cobble Hill Village, walk to post office, general store, neighbourhood pub. Cobble Hill Mountain walking trails, Evergreen private elementary school, easy highway access, everything within easy reach. Same owner for over 30 years speaks to the comfort this home provides. Rancher with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, wood accents in kitchen and living room with woodstove, most windows are vinyl thermopane, main bath recently renovated with ceramic tile and new fixtures. Master bedroom has 3 piece ensuite and walk in closet. Wonderful yard with just enough gardens, garden shed, firepit and deck to enjoy dining al fresco. Come settle in before the rains, and make this your first home, your forever home, your retirement home! It's affordable!
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I have sold a property at 4377 WOOD ROAD in COBBLE HILL.
WALK TO BENCH School, rural area with easy access to highway and shopping. Great floor plan maximizes living space, 3 bedrooms upstairs, downstairs with outside access, spacious family room, large den/office could easily be fourth bedroom. So many upgrades already in place including roof, woodstove, hot water tank, perimeter drains, windows, flooring, and brand new fence. Sunny, sizeable level yard perfect for gardens, sandbox, trampoline and RV parking. Carport with storage could easily be enclosed for more more living space or garage. Excellent location affords pastoral views over neighbouring farm fields. Peaceful easy living can be yours here.
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