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I have listed a new property at 77 15875 20 AVE in Surrey.
HUGE manufactured 2 bedroom home on a 3600 sqft lot in prestigious Searidge Bays in South Surrey, the nicest complex around! You own the land here! This 55+ complex features lush gardens and landscaping all in a vibrant community. Ready for your ideas, this large 1500 sqft+ home has a large patio off the sliding glass door, A/C in the master bedroom and family room, 6 year old roof and more. Be sure to check us out before it's too late, Searidge Bay units DO NOT come up very often!
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I have sold a property at 73 7155 189 ST in Surrey.
Where ANYWHERE will you find a townhome in Cloverdale for this price! This 2 bedroom and den unit is located in quiet Bacarra, a well taken care of complex in Clayton. Ideal for anyone looking to build equity through a little updating, this unit is ready for your ideas. A coat of paint on the walls and some new carpets will turn it new again. 2 dogs (44 lbs and under) or 2 cats for the fully fenced yard. Be sure to check out the SECRET video on Realtors website and ask us about how you can work in your updates into the mortgage. Showings by appointment.
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I have sold a property at 110 20420 54 AVE in Langley.
OPEN HOUSE 1-3PM Saturday Oct 1. This well kept 2 bed, 2 bath unit is RAISED significantly above ground level and features one of the largest floor plans in the complex. Completed with updated laminate, bathroom fixtures, laminate through out and more, this bright corner unit is sure to impress. South facing with 2 balconies, A/C built in, electric fire place, this list goes on. A great option for anyone in a Wheelchair as some features have been added from the past owner. Be sure to check out agent's website for additional photos and info. 1 "small" dog or 2 cats allowed.
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I have sold a property at 25 2729 158 ST in Surrey.
You found it! Kaleden is one of the best complexes in Morgan Crossing, and is just a half block to all of the shops, groceries, gym and more Morgan Crossing has to offer. This well kept 2 bedroom unit features a fully fenced yard right off the kitchen, perfect for anyone with pets. The open layout is perfect for your family to keep the conversation flowing. Freshly painted from head to toe, this unit has new floors, an updated, oversized washer/dryer unit and extra built in storage in both the bedroom and garage. Be sure to check out the SECRET video on Realtor's website at the virtual tour link provided. You found it!
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You’re standing by your window admiring the view. Then you notice it. Moisture has built-up around the edges of the glass. Should you worry?


It all depends on the reason for the build up.


Assuming you have traditional double-pane glass in your windows, there are a few things to look for if you notice moisture.


Often, moisture at the bottom of the windows is simply caused by too much humidity in your indoor air. If that’s the case, simply adjust your humidifier.


If the moisture is on the exterior of the window, typically there’s also no problem with the window itself. It may have rained recently or the outside humidity may have spiked causing the accumulation. Generally, there’s no reason for concern.


However, if the moisture is in between the two panes of glass, the seal has broken and surrounding air – along with its water content – has made its way in. This disrupts the thermal barrier of the window, reducing its energy efficiency. In fact, the glass might feel noticeably colder than your other windows on chilly days. In that case, you’ll need to replace the pane.


Similarly, if the moisture is coming in through only one spot — the bottom right corner, for example — then you might have a leak. If you have a wood frame or sill, you may also notice a growing water stain. It’s important to get leaks fixed quickly. There may be water damage occurring within the frame that you cannot see. 


Until next time, 


Darin

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When you’re about to sell your home, it may be disheartening to see so many other properties for sale in your neighbourhood. You may be thinking, “That’s a lot of competition! Will our property get noticed?”

 

Fortunately, there are many proven strategies for standing out in a sea of For Sale signs.


First of all, keep in mind that many home purchasers come from the REALTOR’S personal network of buyers who want to move into your area. So, choosing the right REALTOR® is crucial.


Second, remember that when there are other properties for sale on your street, curb appeal becomes even more important. There are many simple things you can do to make your property look great to those driving around looking at homes. Make sure your property looks as picture perfect as possible.


In a competitive market, it’s also more important than ever to highlight features of your home that are unique and enticing. If, for example, you have a large backyard deck and brand new hardwood flooring, make sure these are mentioned prominently on the feature sheet.


Finally, be as flexible as you can be when scheduling viewings and open houses. Don’t forget that other listed properties in your neighbourhood draw in buyers, who may notice your home. It’s not uncommon for a buyer to view a property and then scout the neighbourhood. So, you want buyers to be able to see your home on short notice and at a convenient time for them. If there are several other nearby properties for sale, it means things are hot from a real estate point of view. You want to roll out the red carpet to buyers.


Looking for help selling your home quickly and for the best price? Call today! 


Until next time, 


Darin

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Did you hold off purchasing a home for whatever reason?

 

  • Saving some more money for a down payment?
  • Waiting for a raise at work?
  • Exiting a rental agreement?

The average detached home in the Fraser Valley (Abbotsford all the way to North Delta) in the last calendar month, year over year, went up over 37.5% from September 2015 to September 2016.

 

Check out the infographic below.

 

 

The biggest question potential purchasers want to ask themselves is, "Is waiting really the best option?"

 

If you are saving for a down payment, can you save more in a year than the property's price is raising? Likely not...

 

The numbers are staggering and intimidating, yet the best thing you can do is know what is possible in your current situation. Have you talked to a bank or mortgage professional about financing? Have you spoke with your Realtor regarding a purchase? If not, now may be a good time to get pointed in the right direction.

 

Until next time,


Darin

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I have listed a new property at 25 2729 158 ST in Surrey.
OPEN HOUSE SAT OCT 8, 1-3pm. You found it! Kaleden is one of the best complexes in Morgan Crossing, and is just a half block to all of the shops, groceries, gym and more Morgan Crossing has to offer. This well kept 2 bedroom unit features a fully fenced yard right off the kitchen, perfect for anyone with pets. The open layout is perfect for your family to keep the conversation flowing. Freshly painted from head to toe, this unit has new floors, an updated, oversized washer/dryer unit and extra built in storage in both the bedroom and garage. Be sure to check out the SECRET video on Realtor's website at the virtual tour link provided. You found it!
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Please visit our Open House at 25 2729 158 ST in Surrey.
OPEN HOUSE SAT. OCT 8, 1-3PM
OPEN HOUSE SAT OCT 8, 1-3pm. You found it! Kaleden is one of the best complexes in Morgan Crossing, and is just a half block to all of the shops, groceries, gym and more Morgan Crossing has to offer. This well kept 2 bedroom unit features a fully fenced yard right off the kitchen, perfect for anyone with pets. The open layout is perfect for your family to keep the conversation flowing. Freshly painted from head to toe, this unit has new floors, an updated, oversized washer/dryer unit and extra built in storage in both the bedroom and garage. Be sure to check out the SECRET video on Realtor's website at the virtual tour link provided. You found it!
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Please visit our Open House at 25 2729 158 ST in Surrey.
Open House on Saturday, October 8, 2016 1:00PM - 3:00PM
OPEN HOUSE SAT OCT 8, 1-3pm. You found it! Kaleden is one of the best complexes in Morgan Crossing, and is just a half block to all of the shops, groceries, gym and more Morgan Crossing has to offer. This well kept 2 bedroom unit features a fully fenced yard right off the kitchen, perfect for anyone with pets. The open layout is perfect for your family to keep the conversation flowing. Freshly painted from head to toe, this unit has new floors, an updated, oversized washer/dryer unit and extra built in storage in both the bedroom and garage. Be sure to check out the SECRET video on Realtor's website at the virtual tour link provided. You found it!
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