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Buying Your New Home

Let me help you every step of the way with your new home purchase. When purchasing a home, you are faced with a multitude of decisions! The primary one is whether you are actually prepared to purchase a home. Locating the perfect home is not always an easy task, and obtaining a mortgage loan can be a complex and tiring process. Although, once you have determined that you are ready to move forward with the required effort towards your home-purchasing goal, the rewards are unquestionable.

 

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 First Step

Your first step to buying a home is to first ask yourself why you want to buy a home: to stop paying rent? To start building equity? To have a place of your own? To raise a family? To entertain business associates? To move up to a bigger house? Next, list what kind of home you'd like and where you would like to be. Be specific. Separate the "must haves" from the "want to haves."

 

Think of yourself as zeroing in on a target, going from the general to the specific. Consider area (city, suburban neighborhood, country); community (north, south, east, or west side); neighborhood (older and settled or sparkling new; a particular school zone; recreational facilities; and other community services such as transportation, day care, library, stores, entertainment). Ask yourself how many minutes you are willing to commute to work.

 

Think about home styles. How much space do you need? Does your situation require a one-level home, or are stairs acceptable? Consider size and kind of property. Do you want a newer home, or maybe an older one to fix up? Someday you or your heirs will want to sell. Consider how long you expect to live in this particular home.

Your Next Step: Loan Pre-Qualification

Once you have addressed the above needs, your next step in the purchasing process is to get pre-qualified with a mortgage company. This can be done over the phone or even online in a matter of minutes.

 

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.

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2159 LARK CRES
Z4 Central Nanaimo NANAIMO V9T 2K8

$469,900
Single Family beds: 3 baths: 3.0 2,000 sq. ft. built: 1988

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Status:
Active
Prop. Type:
Single Family
MLS® Num:
450373
Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
3
Year Built:
1988
Accepted offer, subject conditions come off February 18, 2019.
Property Type:
Single Family
Home Style:
Split Level Home
Exterior Finish:
Previous Price:
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Floor Area Above Main:
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Other Floor Area:
Rooms:
Number of bedrooms:
3
Number of bathrooms:
3.0
Year Built:
1988
Total Floor Area:
2,000 sq. ft.
Total finished area:
Lot Size:
0.16 acre(s)
Lot Shape:
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Title:
Freehold
Subdivision Name:
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Basement:
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Fireplaces:
2
Fireplace Details:
Wood, Woodstove
Floor finish:
Heating:
Baseboard
Heating Fuel:
Electric
Laundry:
Parking:
Garage - Double
Covered Parking Spaces:
Road Access:
Insulating (Ceiling):
Insulating (Walls):
Roof:
Floor
Type
Size
Other
Main
Entrance
11' × 6'
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Main
Living Room
16'8" × 13'
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Main
Dining Room
12'7" × 10'
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Main
Kitchen
11' × 9'
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Main
Eating Nook
11' × 7'
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Basement
Family Room
20' × 13'
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Basement
Den
10' × 7'
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Basement
Laundry/Uti
7' × 5'
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Upper
Master Bedroom
13' × 12'
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Upper
Bedroom
11' × 9'4"
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Upper
Bedroom
11' × 9'4"
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Floor
Ensuite
Pieces
Other
Basement
No
2
Upper
No
5
Upper
Yes
4
Security System, Garden Area, Thermal Windows, Built In Vacuum, HRV, Fully Fenced
Shopping Nearby, View - Mountain, Family Oriented, Southern Exp, Recreation Nearby, Central location, Landscaped
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Condo Fee:
Assessment Includes:
Date Listed:
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Listed by RE/MAX Of Nanaimo
Listing information last updated on February 6, 2019 at 07:15 PM (UTC)
Area Statistics
Listings on market:
16
Avg list price:
$472,900
Min list price:
$345,000
Max list price:
$644,800
Avg days on market:
31
Min days on market:
6
Max days on market:
165
Avg price per sq.ft.:
$248.9
These statistics are generated based on the current listing's property type and located in Z4 Central Nanaimo. Average values are derived using median calculations.
JOE SQUIRE