Summerland, BC Real Estate News

By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Top Five Developments Inc's Victoria Place in downtown Summerland BC   Location! Location! Location! Summerland! Summerland! Summerland! Victoria Place is right in the heart of downtown Summerland BC Enjoy the freedom of being able to walk to all amenities. Major shopping centers are no more than minutes away. Lower town and Trout Creek abound with sandy beaches. Go for a quick swim at Rotary Beach or enjoy a day with the family at Sunoka Beach. Keep an eye out for Ogopogo! Look out your window to see one of the hottest hiking spots in Summerland-"Giants Head Mountain," or enjoy a walk along the famous Trans Canada Trail. Enjoy a glass of wine and lunch at some of the award winning wineries Summerland and the Okanagan have to offer. If golf is your passion, choose from our two very pop...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Buying Real Estate in Summerland BC or Penticton BC - Be Prepared! "To leave satisfied you must arrive prepared." Consider this your home buyer's toolkit. Open it up, take a look around, and if you like, start equipping yourself with the tools necessary to make your best purchase. In most businesses, knowledge equals power, and real estate is certainly no exception. I hope you enjoy the free reports I've provided, and I hope you learn a little more about what it takes to make your important purchase a great one. The real estate market in Summerland BC and Penticton BC is certainly volatile, and all of the information about buying a home can be overwhelming. I can help.When you're ready to act, contact me. I fight on behalf of my buyers.I negotiate the absolute best price.I protect you.I...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
For Home Sellers in Summerland BC or Penticton BC "Profit occurs when preparation and experience meet opportunity." When it's time to sell, you must be confident that every element of negotiating the best terms and the highest price has been set before your home is even listed. Start with the resources I've provided. There is no charge for this information. These will help get you started in terms of assessing your real estate situation and planning for a stress-free and successful sale. The real estate market in Summerland BC and Penticton BC is volatile, especially lately, and it takes an experienced professional to move your house quickly, professionally, and profitably. When you've decided to sell, I will be your advocate, your guide, and your fierce negotiator. I will work hard to ...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
How to Not Pay Too Much for Your Home in Summerland or Penticton BC Whether you are buying your first home, or your fifth, the process of buying a home in Summerland BC or Pentiction BC is a detailed, time-consuming venture. At the same time, it's an emotional period laden with difficult choices. You want to ensure that the home you purchase meets your family's needs now, and in the future.   Each of these decisions often involves money. When you consider all that money represents, you'll want to ensure that you don't pay too much. This article helps you become a savvy buyer, by pointing out some of the pitfalls inherent in the home-buying process. These include such things as knowing what you want before you begin shopping, taking your time to shop, choosing the right realtor, and rem...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Summerland BC - The Land of Summer It has been said that once you experience the vistas and the ambiance of Summerland BC you'll always find your way back to vacation, to explore or to live. Summerland's very name conjures up images of lazy warm days strolling through gardens; picking fruit in an orchard; sipping wine amid flowers and vines. Summerland BC, rich with history and culture, is nestled amid the rambling orchards and lush vineyards on the hills, overlooking Lake Okanagan just 35 minutes from Kelowna and 15 minutes to Penticton. There is much to discover in our small community. From our treasured Ornamental Gardens and our pristine beaches to the colourful flair of our artisans & cultural events. Summerland is also home to the Kettle Valley Steam Railway and the Trout Creek Ca...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Real Estate Market Update for Summerland & Penticton BC March 26, 2010  AddressSUMMERLAND List Price SqFt Fin Ratio Assessmnt SqFt Fin Ratio Price Sold SqFt Fin Ratio Status                       15 DEANS ROAD 525,000 2,576 203.8 560,000 2,576 217.39 492,500 2,576 191.18 SOLD 15598 ELSEY AVE 569,000 2,957 192.42 551,000 2,957 186.33 540,000 2,957 182.61 SOLD 13232 KELLY AVE 295,000 1,246 236.75 283,600 1,246 227.6 285,000 1,246 228.73 SOLD 12595 TEMPLE CRT 479,900 2,707 177.28 477,000 2,707 176.2 481,700 2,707 177.94 SOLD     Averages 467,225   203 467,900   202 449,800   195                         6402 GIANTS HEAD ROAD 879,000 985 892.38 800,000 985 812.18   985   ACTIVE 55 DEANS ROAD 899,000 2,031 442.63 173,342 2,031 85.34   2,031   ACTIVE 13025 HASKINS AVE 369,999 1,669 221.68 320,...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Summerland BC Canada is a wonderful place to live, work, play or just visit!! Summerland BC may seem to be a small town but even with the 5000 plus homes in Summerland BC you have 12 neighbourhoods to choose from.  Each area of Summerland BC has its own characteristics so I encouarge you to come and check us out!!   Main Town Summerland Rural Summerland North Downtown Lower Town Trout Creek Happy Valley Canyon View Crescent Beach Deer Ridge Garnet Valley Giants Head Mountain   Summerland BC Canada is a wonderful place to live, work, play or just visit!!  
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Summerland BC - VICTORIA PLACE -Luxury Condo for sale 26% below Purchase Price   Location! Location! Location! Summerland! Summerland! Summerland! Victoria Place is right in the heart of downtown Summerland BC Enjoy the freedom of being able to walk to all amenities. Major shopping centers are no more than minutes away. Lower town and Trout Creek abound with sandy beaches. Go for a quick swim at Rotary Beach or enjoy a day with the family at Sunoka Beach. Keep an eye out for Ogopogo! Look out your window to see one of the hottest hiking spots in Summerland-"Giants Head Mountain," or enjoy a walk along the famous Trans Canada Trail. Enjoy a glass of wine and lunch at some of the award winning wineries Summerland and the Okanagan have to offer. If golf is your passion, choose from our tw...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
For Sellers: What is my Summerland or Penticton BC House Worth? "Profit occurs when preparation and experience meet opportunity."   When it's time to sell you property in either Summerland or Penticton BC , you must be confident that every element of negotiating the best terms and the highest price has been set before your home is even listed. Start with the resources I've provided. There is no charge for this information. These will help get you started in terms of assessing your Summerland & Penticton BC real estate situation and planning for a stress-free and successful sale. The real estate market in Summerland & Penticton BC is volatile, especially lately, and it takes an experienced professional to move your house quickly, professionally, and profitably. When you've decided to sel...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
How to Not Pay Too Much for Your Home in Summerland or Penticton BC Whether you are buying your first home, or your fifth, the process of buying a home is a detailed, time-consuming venture. At the same time, it's an emotional period laden with difficult choices. You want to ensure that the home you purchase meets your family's needs now, and in the future. Each of these decisions often involves money. When you consider all that money represents, you'll want to ensure that you don't pay too much. This article helps you become a savvy buyer, by pointing out some of the pitfalls inherent in the home-buying process. These include such things as knowing what you want before you begin shopping, taking your time to shop, choosing the right realtor, and remaining objective while viewing poten...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
New Listings in Summerland & Penticton BC March 22, 2010   Address Unit List Price Area BR Bth 12811 LAKESHORE DRIVE S 521 549,900 Summerland 2 2 12619 GIANTS HEAD ROAD 339,000 Summerland 2 1 13025 HASKINS AVE 374,900 Summerland 3 2 3301 SKAHA LAKE ROAD 208 233,000 Penticton 1 1 102 VAN HORNE STREET 203 204,900 Penticton 1 1 100 LAKESHORE DRIVE W 313 459,900 Penticton 2 2 321 YORKTON AVE 168 65,000 Penticton 2 2 230 FARRELL STREET 539,900 Penticton 6 4 340 HASTINGS AVE 116 429,900 Penticton 3 3 125 HERON DRIVE 389,900 Penticton 2 2 4281 SOLANA CRES 619,000 Penticton 4 3
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Common Selling Mistakes you face when selling your home in Summerland & Penticton BC Mistake #1 -- Placing the Wrong Price on Your PropertyEvery seller obviously wants to get the most money for his or her product. Ironically, the best way to do this is NOT to list your product at an excessively high price! A high listing price will cause some prospective buyers to lose interest before even seeing your property. Also, it may lead other buyers to expect more than what you have to offer. As a result, overpriced properties tend to take an unusually long time to sell, and they end up being sold at a lower price. Mistake #2 -- Mistaking Re-finance Appraisals for the Market ValueUnfortunately, a re-finance appraisal may have been stated at an untruthfully high price. Often, lenders estimate t...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
  Real Estate Market Update for Summerland & Penticton BC March 19, 2010   Address Unit BR Bth List Price SqFt Fin Ratio Price Sold SqFt Fin Ratio DOM Status                         29 FISH LAKE ROAD   2 1 449,000 1,090 411.92   1,090   5 ACTIVE 151 SUMAC RIDGE DRIVE   3 2 659,900 2,175 303.4   2,175   4 ACTIVE         554,450 1,633 358                                   176 WESTVIEW DRIVE   3 2 579,000 2,200 263.18   2,200   5 ACTIVE 3120 EVERGREEN DRIVE   5 4 629,000 3,380 186.09   3,380   3 ACTIVE UPLANDS CRT   4 3 599,000 2,554 234.53   2,554   3 ACTIVE 672 HAYWOOD STREET   1 1 294,900 877 336.25   877   5 ACTIVE 641 WINNIPEG STREET   2 1 299,900 1,313 228.4   1,313   5 ACTIVE 690 ELLIS STREET   2 2 329,900 1,400 235.64   1,400   5 ACTIVE 115 HERON DRIVE   2 2 299,900 1,395 214.98   ...
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 Real Estate offices in Summerland BC include Home Star Realty, Royal LePage, Re/Max, Summerland Realty and Giant's Head Realty If you are looking to buy or sell real estate in Summerland BC you should contact Raymond MAASKE, Your #1 Source for SUMMERLAND BC Real Estate & Homes For Sale Real Estate offices in Summerland BC include Home Star Realty, Royal LePage, Re/Max, Summerland Realty and Giant's Head Realty
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Backyard Composting in Summerland & Penticton BCReal Estate in Summerland & Penticton BC is talked about almost much as the weather so for all your Real Estate needs in Summerland & Penticton BC contact me.  For now, enjoy preparing and building your own backyard composting. The BasicsThe microbiological process that creates compost is the natural process through which plants and other organic wastes are broken down. Doing the work of creating compost are worms, insects, fungi, bacteria, and other microorganisms that help to process dead materials.Click for full details:  Backyard Composting in Summerland & Penticton BC
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Real Estate in Summerland & Penticton BC:   Build A Backyard Pond! Ducks Not Included   Planning the backyard of your new home in Summerland or Penticton BC can be a very exciting adventure for the whole family. If you have ever thought that you would like to add a pond to your yard, but did not do it because you thought that it was too much work or too complicated, it is a lot easier than you thought! Download this informative article to learn about how to build a magnificent backyard pond!  Real Estate in Summerland & Penticton BC:   Build A Backyard Pond! Ducks Not Included
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
  Address List Price SqFt Fin Ratio Price Sold SqFt Fin Ratio DOM Status                   13009 WRIGHT AVE 319,900 1,120 286 300,000 1,120 267.9 57 SOLD 13819 CARTWRIGHT AVE 459,000 2,011 228 435,000 2,011 216.3 40 SOLD 10713 WARD STREET 336,000 1,800 187 318,000 1,800 176.7 14 SOLD   371,633 1,644 234 351,000 1,644 220.3 37                     1018 WESTMINSTER AVE E 529,900 1,700 312 485,000 1,700 285.3 136 SOLD 255 MACDONALD PLACE 398,700 1,900 210 375,350 1,900 197.6 42 SOLD 311 BRANDON AVE 364,900 1,641 222 351,250 1,641 214.0 64 SOLD 1802 FAIRFORD DRIVE 389,900 1,664 234 382,500 1,664 229.9 13 SOLD 26 EAGLE PLACE 299,000 1,532 195 295,000 1,532 192.6 237 SOLD 613 MARTIN STREET 349,900 1,217 288 320,800 1,217 263.6 178 SOLD 459 MAURICE STREET 329,900 740 446 320,000 740 432.4 46 SO...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Tools for buying Real Estate and homes for Sale in Summerland & Penticton BC When buying real estate in Summerland and/or Penticton BC you need the right people working for you.  Of course, you need me (Agent) but the lender, appraiser, lawyer/notary, home inspector etc are all important people in your search for the perfect home.  Check to see if your Buyer Toolkit is fully equipped!!   Tools for buying Real Estate and homes for Sale in Summerland & Penticton BC
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Dear Fellow Summerland Business Member, I want YOU to be equipped with relevant Summerland BC Real Estate  information that YOU can use personally as well as professionally.  What happens in the local Summerland BC Real Estate market greatly affects how we as business owners perform and produce in an ever-changing economy.   DID YOU KNOW…………….. Summerland Sales are up 180% for the month of February 2010 compared to February 2009. The average sale price is down 10% but Penticton has dropped 24%. It takes 38% longer to sell this month this year over the same time last year. My name is Raymond MAASKE, owner and agent of Home Star Realty right here in Summerland.  You will find everything about our Real Estate market here.  You can also keep up to date with unfolding market developments fro...
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