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2475 Mansfield - SOLD

October 30th, 2016
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family annoucement

October 18th, 2016
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happy homeowners

October 17th, 2016
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"Through the good, the bad and the downright ugly I am so thankful to have an experienced real estate group our side. We wouldn't have been able to finally pull the trigger if it wasn't for the constant support, answers to our never ending questions and the great industry insight Jasmen and Jakob provided. We ended up having some losses but ultimately ended up purchasing a house that we ...

1057B Urquhart Avenue, Courtenay, BC

October 17th, 2016

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We just sold this Duplex at 1057B Urquhart Avenue, Courtenay, BC .

View this recently sold Duplex or see all my home sales

wind warnings in comox

October 14th, 2016

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We are bracing ourselves for the biggest storm that Vancouver Island has seen in over 50 years. Check out the latest from CTV News here. We have prepared our candles, got the cards ready and started putting water in jugs in the fridge (with storms these days brings boil water advisories). 

5237 Island Highway, Courtenay, BC

October 12th, 2016

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Check out all of the details of this Modular for sale, 5237 Island Highway, Courtenay, BC

fall in the comox valley

October 12th, 2016
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Foxxwood Drive, Comox

October 10th, 2016
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Still available! Beautiful curb appeal in this custom built 3000+sqft home with mature landscaping, painted wood shingle siding, bay window, & garage trellis. Charm continues in the private south facing fenced back yard with towering trees, raised garden beds, detached garden shed, sunny raised wood deck and hot tub patio.

October e-Newsletter

October 6th, 2016
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Check out our latest update on the mortgage rule changes, local real estate market, our listings and sales and some exciting personal news.

The twelve month average sale price of a Comox Valley home is $401,720, up 11% from 2015 and over $400,000 for the first time. The average lot price is $177,933, up 1%. If you purchased an ‘average’ home in 2006, you paid $293,254. If you bought an average ...

New Mortgage Rules - Comox Valley Buyers

October 5th, 2016
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All clients purchasing with less than 20% will be expected to qualify at the 5 year BOC Benchmark rate (4.64% currently).

How does this effective our average local buyer? Here's an example of the impact of the new rule:

Currently a client making $50,000.00 verifiable, gross annual income (assuming no or minimal other debt) would qualify for an approximate purchase price of $300,000.00 wit ...

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