Greater Victoria Areas
1115 Marina Drive in : Me Pedder Bay Single Family Detached for sale (Metchosin) : MLS®# 402311$1,399,000Residential
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- 1,426 sq. ft.132 m2OCEAN FRONT living at it's finest. INCLUDES TWO BONUS LIVING ACCOMMODATIONS!! The spacious open floor plan, w/plenty of windows providing incredible views & natural light helping to illuminate the open design of the main living area. The large deck off the living room is perfect for entertaining, morning coffees or just relaxing while overlooking the Salish Sea. Separate 2 car garage w/living accommodation above, lower bachelor accommodation and an upper floor that features a very spacious master bed designed to take advantage of the incredible views of Spirit Bay and includes features like a vaulted cathedral ceiling, spacious walk-in closet & 3 pce en-suite w/custom tiled shower. The quality of workmanship in this home is evident through-out. The community of Spirit Bay offers access to the existing Beecher Bay marina, is adjacent to popular East Sooke Park and will be home to a town center, recreation facilities, public parks and water access. Includes 2-5-10 Warranty. More detailsListed by Fair Realty
1116 Spirit Bay Road in : Me Pedder Bay Single Family Detached for sale (Metchosin) : MLS®# 394608$899,000Residential
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- 2,923 sq. ft.272 m2NEW PRICE!! Natural light is the overriding feature of this beautiful ocean view home. The large cupola at the center of the home and the abundance of windows throughout provide light everywhere to illuminate the open design of the main living area. A deck off the kitchen for the barbecue, plus two decks at the front of the house invite morning coffees, evening entertaining or just relaxing while overlooking the Salish Sea. The upper floor features two large bedrooms, both with full en-suite baths. The gorgeous master suite offers sweeping views of Spirit Bay, even whilst basking in the tub or beautiful walk-in shower. The workmanship in this home is exquisite, not a single thing was left undone. The community of Spirit Bay offers access to the existing Beecher Bay marina, is adjacent to popular East Sooke Park and will be home to a town centre, recreation facilities, public parks and water access. Includes 2-5-10 Warranty. More detailsListed by Fair Realty
121 Hilltop Crescent in : Me Pedder Bay Single Family Detached for sale (Metchosin) : MLS®# 394449$649,000Residential
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- 1,076 sq. ft.100 m2Located within the new seaside community of Spirit Bay on the western edge of Metchosin. Enjoy ocean / marina, sunrise and some Olympic Mountain views from your main and upper floor windows and deck. This very pretty "Dignity Blue painted 2 bedroom Rockport" home design is nestled between completed homes and boasts engineered hardwood floors, exceptional finishes, stainless steel appliances, soaring main floor ceiling and a large cupola which allows natural light to bathe the interior spaces plus bonus 4 to 8 foot crawl for lots more dry storage. The community of Spirit Bay offers access to the existing Beecher Bay marina, is adjacent to popular East Sooke Park and will be home to a town centre, recreation facilities, public parks and water access. More detailsListed by Burr Properties Ltd
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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