I have sold a property at 405 32120 MT WADDINGTON AVE in Abbotsford.
The Laurelwood - Top floor corner unit! This is one of the larger style units featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, south east facing which allows for lots of natural lighting. There is 1 secure underground parking space in addition to covered visitor parking & street parking. Centrally located with many services within walking distance. Age restricted 19+, no pets & no rentals. Easy to show, call today to schedule a private showing. $2500 Appliance Credit!
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I have listed a new property at 3253 RATHTREVOR CRT in Abbotsford.
McKinley Heights - Beautiful 2 storey w/ walk out basement. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac only 2 blocks from Prince Charles Elementary & public transit. This home features 4 bedrooms on the upper floor, master ensuite, and main bath with brand new tile shower enclosure, bathtub, flooring, sink and taps. The main floor features living room, family room, laundry, powder room, large island in kitchen and covered deck. In the basement there is a large 2 bedroom LEGAL SUITE currently rented. Large fully fenced backyard gives the kids lots of room to play.
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I have sold a property at 33308 CENTURY CRES in Abbotsford.
Why buy a townhouse? This is a great starter house in a perfect family area near Terry Fox Elementary School. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (the main bath is nearly new, basement bath needs a little love), laminate flooring and an awesome new kitchen and built-in closets in the bedroom. Very private backyard faces south and backs onto greenspace. There is very little to see at this price point so don't delay, call today.
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I have listed a new property at 33559 CANNON AVE in Abbotsford.
Great old time house on a big lot is bigger than it looks. Located near downtown, Abbotsford High School, shopping, banks, restaurants and freeway access. There is a single garage in the front and access via a lane in the rear so there is RV parking or room for a shop. 2 bedrooms on the main and a full basement that is semi-finished. Newer furnace and original hardwood floors on the main floor and cove ceilings in the living room give this house a feel of years gone by.
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I have listed a new property at 33308 CENTURY CRES in Abbotsford.
Why buy a townhouse? This is a great starter house in a perfect family area near Terry Fox Elementary School. There are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (the main bath is nearly new, basement bath needs a little love), laminate flooring and an awesome new kitchen and built-in closets in the bedroom. Very private backyard faces south and backs onto greenspace. There is very little to see at this price point so don't delay, call today.
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I have sold a property at 6285 BEHARRELL RD in Abbotsford.
Wow! 8.9 Acres in beautiful Matsqui. This large two storey custom built home has FIVE bedrooms in the main living area and 2 additional suites. Main floor has very open floor plan; a great layout for entertaining. 1020 sqft, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom suite on the main floor and a two (possibly 3) bedroom 1920 sqft suite on the top floor. Second floor suite was completely renovated in 2005 and is not your typical suite... with hardwood floors, open floor plan, high end appliances, granite countertops, massive master bedroom w/four piece ensuite. More than ample room for the entire family or farm help. Massive 2640 sqft detached garage/shop with 220 power, barn, two sheds, 12x30 dog run! The list goes on.....
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I have sold a property at 3968 PARADISE PL in Abbotsford.
They don't call this "Paradise" for nothing! This is a special house on a special street in a great area. Close to all levels of schooling on a quiet cul de sac of well kept homes. Custom built and very clean throughout with 2x6 walls, hardwood flooring, central A/C and a new garage door and opener. Private master bedroom features his and hers closets and spacious ensuite with soaker tub and separate shower. The 2 bedroom LEGAL SUITE is bright and walks out to a private patio and backyard area. See this one soon, or it will be gone!
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I have sold a property at 46149 HOPE RIVER RD in Chilliwack.
Character plus with this 2 storey house with full finished basement. Located on a huge (0.35 acre) lot on Fairfield Island, there is room to roam, build a shop or even subdivide a 55' x 115' lot. Very well maintained & recently updated wit h 3 new bathrooms, flooring, paint, kitchen, utility room. Other updates are vinyl windows, 50 year roof (2006), refinished original hardwood flooring. All the modern conveniences & the charm of years gone by. Prepare to be impressed!!
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If you see a haze of condensation on your window, should you be concerned? Maybe. Maybe not. It depends on a number of factors.

 

First of all, an occasional build-up of condensation is normal and often the result of fluctuating humidity in the home. Usually, it’s nothing to worry about. If you’re using a humidifier, try adjusting the levels. If the humidity is being generated naturally, try placing a dehumidifier nearby. Also, remove any plants and firewood from the area, as they can release a surprising volume of moisture into the air.

 

Do you see moisture in between the panes of glass that make up the window? If so, that means the seal has failed and moisture has crept in. Double and triple pane windows often contain a gas (argon, for example) that boosts the insulating qualities of the window. When the seal fails, the gas disappears, making the glass colder and often allowing condensation to creep in. Eventually, you’ll want to get it replaced.

 

If you see moisture build-up anywhere on the frame of the window, particularly at the joints, that could be a sign of water leaking through. That’s an issue you should get checked out immediately by a window contractor.

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I have sold a property at 3242 RATHTREVOR CRT in Abbotsford.
MCKINLEY HEIGHTS - This is the one you have been waiting for! 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom one owner house on a cul de sac, within walking distance to Prince Charles Elementary. There are 4, count them, 4 bedrooms on the main floor, a 5th bedroo m in the basement as well as laundry, bathroom and recroom. Then, there is a 1 bedroom self contained LEGAL SUITE. Huge lot and patio that is accessed right off the kitchen/family room. And CENTRAL AIR & 5 year old High Efficiency Furnace.
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I have listed a new property at 46850 SAKWI CREEK RD in Mission.
Hemlock Valley - Beautiful "A" frame cabin. This cabin was completely renovated in 2008, with new drywall, vinyl windows, paint, flooring, bathrooms, kitchen, H/E furnace, H/E water tank, metal roof, light fixtures, wood stove piping, insulation in crawl space & electrical panel. It is located on a large private lot with excellent mountain views backing onto crown land, and only a short walk to the slopes & chalet. With 2 bedrooms it could sleep 6+, plus room to park RV/Travel Trailer. Great for year round use, ski, snowboard, snowshoe, sledding in the winter or hike, ATV, shooting range, golf course (base of mountain) in the spring/summer. Located only 45 mins east of Mission, 1 hour from Abbotsford, or 2 hours from Vancouver. This home shows very well and is truly turn key.
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I have sold a property at 203 2425 CHURCH ST in Abbotsford.
PARKVIEW PLACE - East facing 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit in a quiet and well maintained adult building. Freshly painted and very clean but could use some updates if desired. This location is great for easy access to all areas of the community, freeway and very close to transit stop. Heat and hot water are included in the monthly fees and the boilers have just been replaced by an energy efficient on demand system. The roofing has recently been replaced, both the sloping shingle and the flat sections, as well as exterior railings and perimeter fencing. There is a workshop and a games room and meeting room. The perfect location and building for those 55+. Sorry, no rentals or pets please.
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I have sold a property at 407 19320 65TH AVE in Surrey.
ESPRIT AT SOUTHLANDS - This condo is just like new and is on the top floor for the best view and nobody above. Vaulted ceilings give an extra feeling of spaciousness. 1 bedroom and a den (just add a wardrobe) is ready and waiting for you. Features stainless steel appliances, large master bedroom and adjoining bathroom, recreation area and a guest suite. There are 2 underground parking spaces included. This is a great location and complex to buy in and enjoy living.
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I have listed a new property at 405 32120 MT WADDINGTON AVE in Abbotsford.
The Laurelwood - Top floor corner unit! This is one of the larger style units featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, south east facing which allows for lots of natural lighting. There is 1 secure underground parking space in addition to covered visitor parking & street parking. Centrally located with many services within walking distance. Age restricted 19+, no pets & no rentals. Easy to show, call today to schedule a private showing.
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I have listed a new property at 3968 PARADISE PL in Abbotsford.
They don't call this "Paradise" for nothing! This is a special house on a special street in a great area. Close to all levels of schooling on a quiet cul de sac of well kept homes. Custom built and very clean throughout with 2x6 walls, hardwood flooring, central A/C and a new garage door and opener. Private master bedroom features his and hers closets and spacious ensuite with soaker tub and separate shower. The 2 bedroom LEGAL SUITE is bright and walks out to a private patio and backyard area. See this one soon, or it will be gone!
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I have sold a property at 301 2626 Countess E in Abbotsford.
Gorgeous view of Mt.Baker, 3rd floor suite in the 'The Wedgewood'. Large balcony S/E facing and a large waterfall in the foyer. Large master bedroom with ensuite. Kitchen with all appliances and new stove. New laminate and new carpet floori ng. Library, large meeting room, hottub/swirl pool and exercise room. Great location. Close to shopping, recreation and banking. Self managed. Perfect in every way.
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How to Deal with a Low-Ball Offer

 

If you take care to price your home correctly — that is, at a price that is in line with what similar properties in the area have sold for recently — then you have a good chance of selling it at or near your asking price.

 

That doesn’t mean you won’t get a low-ball offer. You might. So what do you do when that happens?

 

First, understand that the buyer may not necessarily be trying to steal away your home at a bargain-basement price. He might simply be mistaken about its true market value. Of course, he might also be coming in at a low price in the hopes he’ll get lucky.

 

You will never actually know the buyer’s motives. So it would be a mistake to get angry or dismiss the offer out-of-hand. That low-ball offer might end up being the beginning of a negotiation that results in you selling your home at a good price.

 

Your first step is to work with your REALTOR® to determine:

 

  • How serious the buyer is.
  • How qualified the buyer is. (For example, does he have a pre-approved mortgage?)
  • How amenable the buyer is to a counter-offer that reflects the true market value of your home.
  • What that counter-offer should be.

 

This isn’t an easy process. It takes knowledge and experience to get it right. That’s why working with a good REALTOR® is essential.

 

Looking for a REALTOR® who is an expert at this stuff? Call today.

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I have sold a property at 7 31450 SPUR AVE in Abbotsford.
LAKEPOINTE VILLAS - Rancher townhouse with full walk out basement. 12' ceilings in the living room and 9 ' ceilings throughout. Updated kitchen has a nice eating area and the covered deck with gas BBQ hookup is just out the door. Cozy family room with gas fireplace is a great place to sit and watch the news or read a book. Huge ensuite has a jetted tub and separate shower. The full basement has a large recreation room, bedroom and bathroom, plus a large unfinished area for storage or workshop area. The driveway is long enough to park on. The complex has a clubhouse, generous visitor parking and RV parking spots. Pets are allowed, no rentals and all ages welcome here.
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I have listed a new property at 46149 HOPE RIVER RD in Chilliwack.
Character plus with this 2 storey house with full finished basement. Located on a huge (0.35 acre) lot on Fairfield Island, there is room to roam, build a shop or even subdivide a 55' x 115' lot. Very well maintained & recently updated with 3 new bathrooms, flooring, paint, kitchen, utility room. Other updates are vinyl windows, 50 year roof (2006), refinished original hardwood flooring. All the modern conveniences & the charm of years gone by. Prepare to be impressed!!
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I have listed a new property at 102 2700 MCCALLUM RD in Abbotsford.
THE SEASONS - This unique lower level suite (not ground floor) is on the terraced side facing east. These units are fully rentable and allow pets. The location is quiet yet close to downtown Abbotsford with all the new and unique shops andrestaurants. Lush landscaping enhanced by a courtyard fountain and extensive outdoor spaces. Bus service is less than a block away. There is a massive 400 sq.ft. full length private patio for outdoor living at its finest. Storage in on the SAME FLOOR as the suite and there are 2 UNDERGROUND PARKING SPACES that go with this suite. The perfect starter, investment or retirement condo. This is not just a place to live; this is a home to be proud of.
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