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Property Photo: 124 98 LAVAL ST in Coquitlam
I have listed a new property at 124 98 LAVAL ST in Coquitlam.
Perfect 1 bedroom suite in a fabulous area. Spacious kitchen with tiled backsplash, tons of counter and cupboard space-built in microwave shelf-great lighting & so much more. Pass through in the kitchen is perfect for entertaining-pull up acouple of bar stools. Dining room easily accommodates a dining room suite. Living room has a lovely fireplace, custom mantel and decor shelving. Easily fits large furniture. Lots of windows and patio for enjoying those warm summer nights. Bedroom is roomy. Walk-thru closet is spacious wit his & her sides. Cheater ensuite has updated tiling. Storage locker and parking included. Easy access to parks, shopping & transportation: buses, sky train & freeway access.
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This month's Item of Value shows ways to Improve the Value to Your Home in different cost efficient ways; As Canadians we spent $25.8 billion on home renovations in 2009 and the kitchen remains the most popular room in the house to remodel. Although it's tempting to spend thousands on the latest trends and brands, it is possible to revamp the kitchen without breaking the bank.

 

Please check out the valuable info on cost-effective kitchen remodeling, attached. The 1st page outlines cost saving alternatives of the most common elements of a kitchen remodel. Page 2 offers valuable tips for a pre-sale kitchen renovation. Please share this info with your family and friends who may be interested in remodeling their kitchens.

 

Download, Improve the Value to Your Home HERE!

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July proved to be our busiest month this year - we apologize for no July newsletter! The real estate market continues to be strong, especially on the Westside of Vancouver, Richmond and West Vancouver.

 

For those of you that like to check out properties on line, there is a very easy way to look for properties on our webpage, just click on the Properties tab and go from there.

 

Please feel free to call us with any home or real estate questions. We have a great contact list of professionals that we can refer you to for anything from renewing your mortgage, painting & renovating or setting up your will. We truly appreciate those referral calls and enjoy helping all your connections.

 

REBGV Stats for July 2011:
Comments from Rosario Setticasi - REBGV President;

"It is taking on average 41 days to sell a property in the region, which is unchanged from June of this year."

"The number of homes listed for sale in the region has increased each month since the start of they year, which is giving buyers more selection to choose from and more time to make decisions."

  • Detached properties - benchmark price increased 13.3% from July 2010 to $898,886
    % of detached listings that sold in July = 17.2%
  • Attached properties - benchmark price increased by 6.9% between July 2010 to 2011 to $524,909
    % of attached listings that sold in July = 18.2%
  • Apartment properties - benchamrk price increased 4.5% from July 2010 to $405,306
    % of apartment listings that sold in July = 16.2%
  • Homes priced competively continue to sell at a swift pace.

This month's Item of Value shows ways to Improve the Value to Your Home in different cost efficient ways; As Canadians we spent $25.8 billion on home renovations in 2009 and the kitchen remains the most popular room in the house to remodel. Although it's tempting to spend thousands on the latest trends and brands, it is possible to revamp the kitchen without breaking the bank.

 

Please check out the valuable info on cost-effective kitchen remodeling, attached. The 1st page outlines cost saving alternatives of the most common elements of a kitchen remodel. Page 2 offers valuable tips for a pre-sale kitchen renovation. Please share this info with your family and friends who may be interested in remodeling their kitchens.

 

Oh, by the way............We are never too busy for your Referrals! Don't forget our appreciation of $500.00 for each successful referral.

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We are happy to announce our September Business Partner of the Month;

 

Blaine St. Arnault, BA, CFP at ARTECH Asset Advisory Services Inc.

 

Blaine is a financial planner who we have worked with personally for over 20 years! 

 

ARTECH is a small boutique firm focused on providing personalized service and independent financial advice to a select group of famiies, indiviudals and businesses.

 

ARTECH offers a wide variety of brokered financial instruments to provide solutions to any of your investment needs. Since ARTECH does not represent any one financial institution such as a Bank, Credit Union or Life Insurance company, they are able to offer more independent service and advice.

 

Their mission is to ensure that they understand their clients' financial situation and financial goals before recommending any product or service.

 

Advice and Planning on;

  • RRSP's and RRIF's
  • TFSA's
  • RESP's and In-Trust Accounts
  • Locking in RRSP's & LIF's or LRIF's
  • Investment Accounts

Products Offered;

  • Mutual Funds
  • GIC's
  • Segregated Funds
  • Life Annuities
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance

Contact Blaine;

 

Blaine St. Arnault, BA, CFP

ARTECH Asset Advisory Services Inc.

209-3993 Henning Drive

Burnaby, BC   V5C 6P7

 

Office: (604) 434-3863

Fax:    (604) 434-3783

Email: blaine66@shaw.ca 


 


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Property Photo: 306 2340 HAWTHORNE AVE in Port Coquitlam
I have listed a new property at 306 2340 HAWTHORNE AVE in Port Coquitlam.
Totally updated large 1 bdrm condo! Gorgeous new designer kitchen w/pass thru to dining rm. Living room boasts a gas fireplace, custom built-in cabinet, a large window seat & spectacular mountain views! Bedroom is beautiful w/crown mouldinglarge walk-in closet and cheater ensuite. Bathroom is spa like with new counter & cabinets, show stopping vessel sink & soaker tub. Laundry has stackable washer & dryer with shelving for linens etc. Patio is perfect for barbeques & relaxing. All new designer paint, crown moldings, flooring, lighting, cabinetry, built-ins in front closet, wizard blind on patio door, window screens. Convenient location-shopping, walking trails and transit. Storage locker & 1 parking.
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Property Photo: 1902 KEITH DR in Coquitlam
I have listed a new property at 1902 KEITH DR in Coquitlam.
Updates galore! You will be wowed by your designer custom kitchen, eating area has French doors leading to lge patio & fully fenced backyard w/hot tub! Family rm off kitchen convenient for watching kids.Bonus media rm w/surroundsoundperfect for lge parties or just sitting back. Lvg rm & dining rm are lge w/f/p designer niche.Upstairs incl. 2 new bathrms w/granite counters & 3 good size bdrms. Laundry rm is huge-lots of extra rm for storage. Upgrades: windows/crown moulding/3 washrms/paint/flooring/kitchen/appliances/hot water tank/furnace/pot lights/new roof. Great neighbourhood w/school across the street & preschool. Wooded trails/park like setting/perfect to raise you family. Storage shed for bikes etc. Park 3 cars easily
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