Greater Victoria Areas
4228 Ponderosa Crescent in VICTORIA: SW Northridge Single Family Detached for sale (Saanich West) : MLS®# 406224$749,999Residential
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- 1,858 sq. ft.173 m2Updated 4 bedroom family home! This split level home has been updated throughout with Black Bamboo hardwood flooring, Frigidaire stainless steel appliances, a new Moen kitchen sink, Starling double glazed windows throughout, a new garage door and thoughtfully place higher grade carpeting on the stairs. The main living area features South facing corner windows with mountain views, and a wood-burning fireplace, plus a large & open dining room, and the updated kitchen overlooking the fully fenced backyard. Upstairs you'll find two large bedrooms, both with direct access to a full bathroom. The master bedroom features a spacious walk-through closet. The lower level offers 2 more bedrooms and a central family room for extra space, along with another bathroom. Plenty of storage throughout with an attached double garage and crawlspace, plus a storage shed outside. Conveniently located on a family-oriented street, with easy access to restaurants, parks, schools and both major highways. More detailsListed by The Condo Group Real Estate
4240 Carey Road in VICTORIA: SW Northridge Single Family Detached for sale (Saanich West) : MLS®# 405796$859,000Residential
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- 1,865 sq. ft.173 m2On the quiet end of Carey in the heart of the popular Northridge subdivision with Northridge Elementary just steps away & Copley park across the street. A beautifully maintained & updated family home with room to grow plus the added benefit of a lovely 1 bedroom suite. The main floor is open, bright & spacious. Living room with feature heatilator rock fireplace w/electric insert,dining area with sliders to a large southwest facing deck with mountain views, highly functional kitchen with double sink, sit-up bar, & newer stainless appliances. 3 bedrooms on the main,master with new carpet & 3 piece ensuite, 2nd bedroom has b/i wall bed. The no-step lower level has a quality 1-BR suite with free standing gas stove, 8' ceilings and large double garage with workbench. Beautifully manicured fully fenced yard with shed. Additional features include quality laminate/wood flooring, B/I vac, vinyl windows & sprinkler system roof 10yrs old. A pleasure to show! More detailsListed by RE/MAX Camosun
4136 Carey Road in VICTORIA: SW Northridge Single Family Detached for sale (Saanich West) : MLS®# 404992$698,000Residential
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- 1,044 sq. ft.97 m2PRICED BELOW ASSESSED VALUE! SUBDIVISION POTENTIAL! (BUYER TO VERIFY WITH SAANICH MUNCIPALITY). PRIME VIEW PROPERTY! THIS HOME ON 1/3 ACRE (14,063 SQ.FT.) LEVEL LOT OFFERS A VARIETY OF OPTIONS! A SERENE IDYLLIC SETTING WITH AMAZING VIEWS OF PANAMA FLATS - A NATURAL BIRD HAVEN (VARIETIES FROM SPARROWS, DUCKS, SWANS TO SOARING EAGLES) AND COLQUITZ RIVER TRAIL - PERFECT FOR BIKING - EASILY ACCESSIBLE! AN IDEAL LOCATION CLOSE TO SCHOOLS, SHOPPING (UPTOWN), BUS ROUTE, GALLOPING GOOSE TRAIL AND ALL AMENITIES. LIVE IN OR RENT EXISTING HOME AND BUILD "NEW" OR EXPLORE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES (BUYER TO MAKE THEIR OWN ENQUIRIES). CURRENT ZONING IS RURAL RESIDENTIAL. DON'T MISS THIS EXCEPTIONAL PROPERTY! More detailsListed by Sutton Group West Coast Realty
Please note - when buying a home you do NOT pay any fees for my buying services.
When purchasing a home, you are faced with many decisions! Locating the perfect home is not always an easy task, and obtaining a mortgage loan can be a complex and tiring process. Once you have determined that you are ready to move forward with your home-purchasing goal, the rewards are unquestionable.
While at your side each step of the way, I will make the process of purchasing a home easier, more enjoyable, less time-consuming, and less expensive than if you undertook this challenge on your own. I will help you prepare so that sellers perceive you as a preferred buyer, help you locate and assess properties for sale that match your specifications, and help you through the myriad of details attending the actual purchase.
I am always familiar with the current homes on the market, and I know neighborhood values well, so I can help you determine which properties are fairly-priced and in good condition before you start your search.
Your Next Step: Loan Pre-Qualification
Even before you start your search to buy a home - you should obtain pre-approval for your mortgage. I can help you do this and here's why ...
* By getting pre-approved you'll have a better idea how much you can borrow, how much you can afford and the cost of your monthly mortgage payments.
* If you decide to choose a fixed interest rate mortage you are guaranteed that rate for the 90-day pre-approval period.
* When you decide to make an offer you will be able to act more quickly because you have been pre-approved. Call me and I will refer you to a mortgage professional that has an excellent reputation and track record for successfully acquiring loan approval for his/her clients.
I Will Find The Right Homes For You
Once you've been pre-qualified and know what price range you want to stay in, I can help you determine which properties fit your needs by using the (MLS) Multiple Listing Service system to locate them. I have the best possible resources and communication systems available today to help you locate the homes on the market that match your specifications. You can even search my listings here at my website.
I Will Help You Every Step Of The Way
I will help you complete your financing and inspections, and close on the transaction. My top priority is to make sure that your home buying experience is pleasant, cost-efficient, and successful.
The various charges can add up and for the most part they are all legally required payments in buying a property. These payments include:
1. Legal fees: Legal representation is important. Most legal fees include searching the title of a property, arranging a property survey if necessary, and handling other disbursements as required.
2. Mortgage Insurance and Application Fee: This type of insurance is required on all mortgage loans in excess of 75% of the appraised property value. Its purpose is to ensure that the lender will not lose money if you cannot make your mortgage payments and the value of your property is not sufficient to repay your mortgage debt. The insurance premium is paid to the lender and ranges from % to 3.75% of the loan value; however, in most cases this premium is added to the loan amount, and paid for over the term of the loan.
3. Property Insurance: this insurance covers the replacement value of your home and its contents. Most mortgage lenders will require proof that you have this insurance before processing a mortgage. The lending institution may also require an appraisal of the property before approving your loan; the cost may be your responsibility.
4. Home Inspection: a professional home inspector knows what to look for and can confirm or add to the information you have gleaned from the REALTOR® or your inspection.
5. Property Transfer Tax: Understand your taxes. The amount of tax you pay is based on the fair market value of the land and improvements (e.g. buildings) on the date of registration. The tax is charged at a rate of:
1. 1% on the first $200,000,
2. 2% on the portion of the fair market value greater than $200,000 and up to and including $2,000,000, and
3. 3% on the portion of the fair market value greater than $2,000,000.
There are special regulations for first time buyers in B.C.
6. Property Tax: You will have to reimburse the sellers for your share of the year's taxes if they have already paid them in full. Property taxes are calculated from January - December, and are paid in June. The Newly Built Home Exemption reduces or eliminates the amount of property transfer tax you pay when you purchase a newly built home. You may check out details on this page: BC Government Exemptions.
7. Extra charges: the Lending institution may also require a Survey. You will be responsible for the cost.
8. Hook-ups: there may be charges required for appliances and services such as telephone, TV cable, hydro and other utilities.
9. Moving costs: don't forget basic costs involved in moving from your old into your new home.
Just remember to add the closing costs to your financial plan when saving to buy a home. If you need a list of legal advisors who specialize in real estate please Contact me: 250-893-1016 (Direct)
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