Explore New Westminster, BC
By Scott Leaf Personal Real Estate Corporation, Scott Leaf & Associates Real Estate Team
(Keller Williams Elite Realty, Port Coquitlam, BC)
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#405 - 1065 Quayside Drive, New Westminster BC Westminster Quay Apartment   FULL LISTING DETAILS:  http://thisiscrazy.myhomemay.be/     FULL LISTING DETAILS:  http://thisiscrazy.myhomemay.be/     #405 - 1065 Quayside Drive, New Westminster - A delightful 1 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment at ever popular Westminster Quay.  This home features rich dark walnut hardwood floors that are bathed in the daylight from the large South facing picture windows.  This large concrete apartment also boasts a large den and living area all with an ever present view of the well maintained gardens below.  This spectacularly well maintained building has facilities you will love: swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gymnasium.  Steps from Skytrain, restaurants and of course all the fresh produce at the Quay Mar...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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There are so many advantages to purchasing your own home.  For instance, it offers the pride of ownership, provides an overall sense of accomplishment, and is a place where you and your family will build many lasting memories.  Among others, real estate opens the door to many tax benefits as well.  Let’s discover some of the following ways that owning a home/s can help to create a tax shelter.   Mortgage Interest & Points: If mortgage debt is $1,000,000 or less, married couples filing jointly can deduct the full amount of their interest.  Otherwise, those filing separately can write off up to $500,000 worth.  This also includes second homes or adjacent land to your main residence.  Points on either a home purchase or refinance can also be deducted, but these must be amortized for the la...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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“We’re not getting any younger honey!”  Have you heard this one before?  You may be getting to that age now where the kids are either close to finishing college, finding full time jobs and picking up a sweet rental, or finally tying the knot.  There may still be one 20 something year old lingering around for longer than expected, and you haven’t fully achieved “empty nest” syndrome yet, but the time is coming soon. So what do you intend on doing with all this new found time, space and energy?  Chances are you don’t plan on just staring at each other longer than you have in decades, so there must be another solution.  It’s time to get back to living on the edge and taking a few calculated risks.  Maybe what you need is a little adventure! Is there something that you have been aiming to d...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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If you’re getting ready to purchase your first home, you may want to consider the advantages of leveraging your money through the use of a multifamily property.  This can be especially appealing to young families just getting started out or busy couples/singles on the go.  So let’s review some of the top benefits of multifamily investing: First, by purchasing a 3 or 4+ unit within a desirable area, you will immediately start reaping the benefits of home ownership and collecting strong investment income.  By finding reliable tenants, you will be able to cover up to a half or more of your mortgage payments.   And you will be consistently paying down principle and building up great equity.  When the time comes to upgrade to a different property, the consistent income from you multi-unit ho...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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One of the most important aspects to buying a home is to ensure that you purchase for a fair price.  Since there are certain key steps that you must follow in order to make a sound decision, it pays to have a knowledgeable Realtor on your side who will be able to help obtain the best and most realistic asking price for a property. Determining Market Comparables For example, one of the first ways that your agent will discover the price of a home is by researching local market comparables.  In most cases, they will be able to bring up a list of properties sold over the last 6 months within a 1 mile radius.  Properties should also not be bigger than 20% of the subject size. Additional features to consider would be the neighborhood each home resides in, structural differences, bedrooms and ...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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One of the most important aspects to buying a home is to ensure that you purchase for a fair price.  Since there are certain key steps that you must follow in order to make a sound decision, it pays to have a knowledgeable Realtor on your side who will be able to help obtain the best and most realistic asking price for a property. Determining Market Comparables For example, one of the first ways that your agent will discover the price of a home is by researching local market comparables.  In most cases, they will be able to bring up a list of properties sold over the last 6 months within a 1 mile radius.  Properties should also not be bigger than 20% of the subject size. Additional features to consider would be the neighborhood each home resides in, structural differences, bedrooms and ...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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One of the most important aspects to investing in real estate is how you finance your property.  Although all other factors may look favorable, having no or little access to good terms could be a deal breaker.  Therefore, before doing anything else, it is important that you begin to line up some potential sources and explore what options are available to you.  There are various ways to start investing in homes, and each source has its own set of strengths and weaknesses.  Your exit strategy, the condition of the property and various other factors will play a part in how you may be able to finance each specific investment.  So let’s explore 3 of these top sources: Traditional Financing If one of your strategies is to buy, hold and rent, then using banks may be a safe bet for some of your...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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If your college student is getting ready to live off campus, buying a rental property or condo may be an option worth considering.  Of course, with high rental costs and the opportunity to create a tax shelter for your hard earned money, this is a strategy many parents have found to be beneficial. An investment property is an excellent opportunity to put your money to work for you, and may even help offset some of the income invested into your child’s education.  However, there are various factors you should consider before making any final decisions. 1.Long term goals – Although appreciation rates may be favorable, it is important to discern how long you intend to keep the property.  Within a few years your son or daughter will be finished with their education, and you will still be le...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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What can your real estate agent offer you?  That is the question you ought to be asking yourself these days.  With the huge shift in traditional marketing methods to the internet, and now social media/networking platforms online, it pays to do your homework before signing any contracts. Although nearly 90% of buyers and sellers are turning to the internet for their real estate related needs, a depressingly lower amount of Realtors are actually taking the time to learn about online marketing strategies.  This can be detrimental to your exposure and/or finding the best deals possible. Unfortunately, many agents and brokers are still stuck in the stone age of marketing, and refuse to accept change within their own industry.  Although traditional methods still hold some weight when advertis...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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Selling your home fast doesn’t have to be an impossible endeavor.  In fact, even in today’s market you can still command a very reasonable price on your home within 90 days or less.  And if you follow some proven steps that we’ll outline below, your turn around time could be much faster than expected. There may be various reasons that you want to get your home off the market as quickly as possible, but these principles we offer here can work in nearly every situation.  So let’s dive in on some basic strategies that you can implement today to gain the most favorable results:   Stage Your Home Properly   This is one area where it may make sense to hire professional help.  Regardless, do your homework and take the time to find out exactly what can be done to make your property more marketa...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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Did you know that according to Realtor.ca, only about 2% of Realtors are actually using video marketing for their business?  Plus, when considering that almost 90% of people are now using the internet for real estate based searches, wouldn’t it only make sense that your listing agent should include this as a part of their real estate marketing strategy?   However, embracing change is not always easy to do, and many real estate professionals are still relying on traditional marketing methods even though the future of real estate is online.  Therefore, by listing with me you can rest assured that we will make video marketing a priority to ensure you gain top exposure and receive the fastest and best offers possible on your home.    Step 1: Creating Video Content   The first step in prepar...
By Alison Day, Alison Day
(Keller Williams Elite Realty)
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 There are continually more and more foreclosure properties that are being put up for sale everywhere you turn.Of course, this can be very tempting for homebuyers as people can sometimes get properties for 30% or even less on the dollar. However, if you are considering a foreclosure property for your next purchase, then there are some common pitfalls that you will need to avoid along the way to protect yourself and your future asset.Let’s review some areas to be aware of before making any serious offers. 1.Avoid Making Emotional Offers: When you are planning on putting a bid down on a property, you need to be extremely confident with the home’s current condition, its true market value, and what will be needed to fully restore the property. Too many buyers will think that they found a sl...
By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
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Open publication - Free publishing - More election 2013   MLA Candidate Hector Bremner in New Westminster Interactive Brochure Interactive brochures bring life to your digital communications.  
By Jark Krysinski *PREC (Personal Real Estate Corporation), TeamYVR Team Leader, BA,ABR,IRES,IMSD,LLB
(REMAX CREST REALTY WESTSIDE)
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I have to say, Bosa Properties surprised me again.  This time with location, the calibre of finishing, and floorplans in this stately project in New West.  Their incentives and pricing was another pleasant surprise which my clients took full advantage of.    Whave the price lists and ALL the floorplans ready for it so if you're interested in seeing these, don't hesitate to contact me.   I am one of the few Buyer Agents for this development and have all the Completion Dates, Finishing Materials, and other happy details to feast our eyes on for those who are interested.  Best of all, if you are looking to buy from the US, or from China, EU, and so on our Team is very happy to educate our clients on many custom arrangements such as internatonal Money Transfers, Foreign Equity Takeouts, Law...
By Jark Krysinski *PREC (Personal Real Estate Corporation), TeamYVR Team Leader, BA,ABR,IRES,IMSD,LLB
(REMAX CREST REALTY WESTSIDE)
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Hello Everyone.  I'm sharing a great new development I'm promoting to my clients.  It's called the ELLIOT STREET Project, in New Westminster.  I have the price lists and ALL the floorplans ready for it so if you're interested in seeing these, don't hesitate to contact me.  I am one of the few Buyer Agents for this development and have all the Completion Dates, Finishing Materials, and other happy details to feast our eyes on for those who are interested.  Best of all, if you are looking to buy from the US, or from China, EU, and so on our Team is very happy to educate our clients on many custom arrangements such as internatonal Money Transfers, Foreign Equity Takeouts, Lawyers, Accountants, Bank contacts, Local Financing, Inspections, and so on.   BONUS: We speak in English, Chinese, Ge...
By Jark Krysinski *PREC (Personal Real Estate Corporation), TeamYVR Team Leader, BA,ABR,IRES,IMSD,LLB
(REMAX CREST REALTY WESTSIDE)
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You'll love Viceroy, by BOSA!  I am happy to present a new Presale Project I am promoting in Vancouver.  I am one of the few Buyer Agents for this development and have all the floorplans and other documents for those who are interested.  Also, if you are looking to buy from the US or from Chine or abroad, I'm very happy to help with other arrangements such as local Lawyers, Bank contacts and so on.   If you would like to know don't hesitate to leave me a message at jark@teamyvr.com or leave a comment below!     Viceroy Condos   www.liveatviceroy.com By Bosa Properties Inc. and BlueSky Properties New Westminster   From $279,900 To over $563,900    Overview   Plans & Units   Photos   Videos    Viceroy Condos is a new condo and townhouse project by Bosa Properties Inc. and BlueSky Properti...
By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
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#303 331 KNOX ST New Westminster BC $172,900 1 bd 1 bath ☎Sandra Craig 604 313 0700✎ $172,900 1 bd 1 bath SANDRA This condo is nearby Burnaby, Coquitlam, Mission, North Vancouver, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody
By Juliana Vallée
(Juliana Vallee Real Estate Group)
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You might not know it, but some greaser, hippie or flapper’s well-heated home could be your worst nightmare. Many homeowners between the 1920s and 1960s used oil heat and had oil tanks buried very close to their homes. Like swing and psychedelic rock, these tanks had a limited lifespan (an average of 20 to 25 years). Unlike music of this time period, however, old underground oil tanks can be hazardous to your safety as well as the safety of your community. These tanks can potentially leak hazardous materials. Being so, New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services recommend you remove old oil tanks in accordance with the British Columbia Fire Code if there is one found on your property. Don’t know whether or not you’ve got an oil tank buried by the swing set? That big cast iron pipe jutting ...
By Kelowna Real Estate Lew MacDonald Realty Match
(Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)
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Queen’s Park is New Westminster’s feature community park providing you with beautiful views, lush forest and striking gardens. The combination of the park, its rose garden and Centennial lodge make this a perfect place for your wedding, banquet or family celebration or even better to live by.Queen’s Park also is the home to several playgrounds, quality gymnastics & trampoline programs, a spray park and a unique petting farm. Combine these feature amenities with a concession, picnic tables and washrooms and you have a great family fun destinationQueen Victoria herself gave the city of New Westminster its name. When British Columbia was just a dream in the hearts of pioneers and gold miners, this was its capital city — the cosmopolitan centre of the brash young province. And so it became ...
By Juliana Vallée
(Juliana Vallee Real Estate Group)
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Imagine you’re a potential homebuyer. You’ve found what appears to be your dream home on an online real estate listing. It’s got everything you need in terms of rooms, space, etc. Excited, you arrange for a tour. The door opens, you step inside and…your supposed dream home is more like something out of your worst nightmare. Sure, it’s got everything you need, but the way the seller’s staged it – odd paint colors, poor lighting, outdated cabinets, bare walls – you could never imagine living here, let alone stepping foot in it again.  The moral of the story for you, the seller, is that staging a home is vital to selling a home. You’ve only got one chance to make a first impression, and this is one impression worth thousands of dollars. You may have the finest home on the block, but if you...

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