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I have listed a new property at 2231 TARN PLACE in DUNCAN.
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I have sold a property at 110 FINLAYSON STREET in NANAIMO.
Home needs some TLC and upgrades - but look at the price! One of the best deals in town! New DT12 Gateway zoning allows for a variety of uses. Public parking lot to the left of this property. Upstairs features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Downstairs features 2 more bedrooms, a f3-pce bathroom, and family room. Detached storage shed in back needs new roof. Slight ocean views from front. Exposure to Nicol Street/ Old Island Hwy (great for signage). Lots of potential for residential or commercial use for the right owner. Make an appointment to view (24 hours notice required for tenants).
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I have sold a property at 24 571 BRADLEY STREET in NANAIMO.
NO HST!! Park-view townhouses in this complex are hard to come by. This unit is one of the best! Perfectly positioned between a break in the trees, this bright and sunny unit features a direct view of the stream below as well as a large private patio and grassy area. Other points to note include: A large semi detached garage with loft storage; your own gas furnace; a feature gas fireplace; renovated and updated interior; a large master bedroom with ensuite and his 'n her closets; an oversized living room; a kitchen pass-through that could double as a breakfast bar. Listed at an outstanding price (try to find any other strata property in Nanaimo with this much room, quality, and with a private garage at this price!). Pets OK. Adult oriented, reasonable strata fees. 2 private parking spaces (including garage). Lots of guest parking. A few blocks to walk to the sea wall, the yacht club, or Bowen park. Easy walking distance to downtown.
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Please visit our Open House at 630 CHESTNUT STREET in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: SUN (JUNE 17) 11-2
Here's the perfect house to experience the west coast lifestyle. This character 1940's house has been totally updated with newer roof and windows, stainless steel appliances, refinished original hard wood floors, upgraded bathrooms and much more. Other features include a fully wired garage/ workshop, an oversized basement rec room/ media room, a beautifully landscaped lot, a large 280 sq. ft. patio, slight ocean views, and RV/boat parking. Walking distance to Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, various marinas, fishing areas, kayaking opportunities, pubs and restaurants, the seawall walkway, and both Terminal Park and Brooks Landing shopping plazas. This is the perfect house for retirees wanting a change in lifestyle, young professionals looking to move into a hip older neighborhood, or dog owners looking for a variety of places to walk their 4-legged companions. Make an appointment to view today!
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Please visit our Open House at 5 DURHAM STREET in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: TUESDAY (JUNE 19) 1-3:30
Best value in town for this large renovated home perfectly located between VIU and the downtown area. Features include an massive living room with feature fireplace, coved ceilings, and newer carpets; an updated kitchen retains the charm and character of the original house; an updated bathroom that has been fully tiled; two well-sized bedrooms and a third room that can be used as a den; upstairs can be used as a third bedroom or a rec room (currently a "man cave"). The basement is unfinished but could easily hold extra rooms. Lots of parking at the rear (fully paved). Includes a newer heat pump for cheap winter heating and air conditioning in summer. Close to shopping, bus routes, schools, and recreation facilities. Much cheaper than renting - approx $1225/month at 3.6% / 30 yr amortization with 5% down. NO HST. Make an appointment to view today!
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I have listed a new property at 209 4TH STREET in NANAIMO.
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Please visit our Open House at 6342 SAVARY STREET in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday JUNE 9, 11am ~ 2pm
Perfect retirement listing! The Terraces is an adult-oriented community located near all north-end amenities. This bright ranch-style townhouse boasts vaulted ceilings in the living room and 10' ceilings elsewhere; an open kitchen/dining/living area; a large master bedroom with his 'n her closets and full ensuite; a second bedroom that is almost the same size as the master; a double garage that can also be used as a workshop or hobby area; a covered rear patio perfect for summer lounging. Lots of storage available in multiple closets, in the garage, and in the 1290 sq ft crawl space. New hot water tank installed April 2012. A gas fire place will keep you cozy in the winter. Perfectly landscaped. Pets OK. Make an appointment to view today!
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I have listed a new property at LT 39 CARMEL PLACE in NANOOSE BAY.
***NO HST!!!***Beachcomber area lot for sale for limited time only (a few weeks . . .). Builder has purchased lot and is in the process of obtaining building permit to start construction of a new home for the spring of 2011. He is willing to sell this property if somebody would really like to own it and build their own home here. Great location - only a block from oceanfront park and close to the Beachcomber Marina. Lots of trees to protect your privacy from your neighbors. Flat. On a quiet side street. Act fast before the owner gets permits and starts building!
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I have listed a new property at 102 2417 BEACON AVE in Sidney.
High volume coffee shop for sale on Sidney's Beacon Avenue downtown shopping area! This busy Serious Coffee location offers a phenomenal opportunity for the right buyer. A turn key operation, the purchase of this business includes full training. An extensive Information Package will be available after May 8th, 2012. Confidentiality Agreement must be signed beforehand. Please call or email for information and/or showing. Please do not bother store staff.
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Please visit our Open House at 630 CHESTNUT STREET in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday June 10, 11am~2pm
Here's the perfect house to experience the west coast lifestyle. This character 1940's house has been totally updated with newer roof and windows, stainless steel appliances, refinished original hard wood floors, upgraded bathrooms and much more. Other features include a fully wired garage/ workshop, an oversized basement rec room/ media room, a beautifully landscaped lot, a large 280 sq. ft. patio, slight ocean views, and RV/boat parking. Walking distance to Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, various marinas, fishing areas, kayaking opportunities, pubs and restaurants, the seawall walkway, and both Terminal Park and Brooks Landing shopping plazas. This is the perfect house for retirees wanting a change in lifestyle, young professionals looking to move into a hip older neighborhood, or dog owners looking for a variety of places to walk their 4-legged companions. Make an appointment to view today!
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Please visit our Open House at 212 CILAIRE DRIVE in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 11am~1:30 pm
*** Reduced by $27,000. This totally renovated home is located in the desirable Cilaire neighbourhood just off of Departure Bay. Updates include: totally new kitchen with brand new cabinets and solid granite counter tops; 3 all-new bathrooms, expanded Master Bedroom; new windows, new light fixtures, new hardwood flooring and carpet; some new exterior siding. Shows like new! Other features include a massive rear deck accessible from the Master Bedroom; a well manicured rear yard with fruit trees; a massive crawl space with easy access for storage; a newer gas furnace; newer roof; RV and boat parking. Newly paved road in front of house (est July 2012) thanks to the City. Walking distance to school, Departure Bay Beach, shopping at Brooks Landing, and bus routes. Perfect home for retirees or young families. This home is move-in ready. NO HST!
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I have sold a property at 18 1588 BOUNDARY CRES in NANAIMO.
Are you serious about buying a successful and established business? Here is the perfect opportunity - a well established Serious Coffee franchise store near the Nanaimo General Hospital at Beaufort Centre. This is the perfect location as it is the closest sit-down coffee shop to the hospital. It is also surrounded by doctor's offices, specialist clinics, and other medical-related businesses. Beaufort Mall itself has excellent anchor tenants that drive customers into this business: TD Bank, a new Pharmasave, a pub, a liquor store, a deli, and a clothing store. Serious Coffee's head office will train the new owners. This defines the term "turn-key" business. This is an easy business to understand and operate. Priced extremely well. Info-pack available. Potential buyers will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement before receiving info.
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Please visit our Open House at 529 ASTERIA PLACE in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday June 10th, 2PM - 4PM

Family & pet friendly end-unit townhome located just off of the old city area. Still under limited new-home warranty. Just over 1000 square feet with open kitchen/living room, 2 bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms, large single-car garage, lots of storage, private rear deck and sunny front porch. Perfect for first time home buyers or young families. Pets OK. Kids OK. Walking distance to schools, shopping, cafes, parks, the sea wall, Vancouver Island University, and the Aquatic Centre. Extremely low strata fees. Easy financing available.

Own for as little as $948/month with 5% down. $774/month with 20% down.

Call to view today! **NOT in the Nanaimo area? No problem - call us and we can set up a live video tour/showing via Skype or Facetime on your computer, ipad, or smart phone.

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I have listed a new property at 212 CILAIRE DRIVE in NANAIMO.
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I have listed a new property at 609 TAYLOR CRES in LADYSMITH.
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I have listed a new property at 621 WINCHESTER AVE in NANAIMO.
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Please visit our Open House at 7777 SUPERIOR ROAD in LANTZVILLE.
OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, JUNE 3rd 1-3
Over $140,000 has been put into renos on this extra-large rancher on 2.5 acres! Features include a massive Great Room with combined Living-Dining-Kitchen-Eating Nook area, solid hardwood floors, pot lights throughout; a new kitchen with granite countertops, a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, and cabinet features (incl sliding drawers and a sliding garbage tray); new floor-to-ceiling windows; fully tiled bathroom with soaker tub; sizeable master bedroom with ensuite (incl glass-enclosed shower) and closet organizer; new laundry area; a new roof; new insulation; new skylights; a fenced in patio and yard area (perfect for dogs); and a double-car garage. Excellent water. New septic system.The property features 5 separate fenced areas (the previous owners had horses) - many fences are built with high-end plastic posts and boards. A wired/plumbed detached workshop/garage completes this country estate. Minutes to north Nanaimo shopping, beaches, golf courses. Call today to view
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Please visit our Open House at 630 CHESTNUT STREET in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd, 1-3 PM
Here's the perfect house to experience the west coast lifestyle. This character 1940's house has been totally updated with newer roof and windows, stainless steel appliances, refinished original hard wood floors, upgraded bathrooms and much more. Other features include a fully wired garage/ workshop, an oversized basement rec room/ media room, a beautifully landscaped lot, a large 280 sq. ft. patio, slight ocean views, and RV/boat parking. Walking distance to Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, various marinas, fishing areas, kayaking opportunities, pubs and restaurants, the seawall walkway, and both Terminal Park and Brooks Landing shopping plazas. This is the perfect house for retirees wanting a change in lifestyle, young professionals looking to move into a hip older neighborhood, or dog owners looking for a variety of places to walk their 4-legged companions. Make an appointment to view today!
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Please visit our Open House at 6342 SAVARY STREET in NANAIMO.
SATURDAY JUNE 6 OPEN HOUSE: 12-2 PM
Perfect retirement listing! The Terraces is an adult-oriented community located near all north-end amenities. This bright ranch-style townhouse boasts vaulted ceilings in the living room and 10' ceilings elsewhere; an open kitchen/dining/living area; a large master bedroom with his 'n her closets and full ensuite; a second bedroom that is almost the same size as the master; a double garage that can also be used as a workshop or hobby area; a covered rear patio perfect for summer lounging. Lots of storage available in multiple closets, in the garage, and in the 1290 sq ft crawl space. New hot water tank installed April 2012. A gas fire place will keep you cozy in the winter. Perfectly landscaped. Pets OK. Make an appointment to view today!
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Please visit our Open House at 160 JUNE AVE in NANAIMO.
OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY June 3rd, 11am - 2pm
No HST! First time on the market - same owners since built in 1964! This well maintained home is located at the end of a no-thru street only steps away from Pryde Vista Golf Club and easy walk to schools, recreation facilities, parks and bus routes. The best feature of this property is it's massive in-ground (and easy to maintain) swimming pool. This home has well manicured front & back yards - perfect for resort-like living all summer. Upstairs features a comfy living room with fireplace, a large open kitchen, a master bedroom, 2nd bedroom, 3rd bedroom and a large sunny den. Downstairs features a "man cave"/family room, a 4th bedroom, laundry, sauna, workshop (and lock off storage area). Recent upgrades to this home include a metal roof and new windows. Large front and rear decks complete this home. RV Parking as well. Fully fenced yard. Call today to view this amazing property!
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