Summerland, BC Real Estate News

Raymond MAASKE, owner of Home Star Realty located in Summerland BC is the first Okanagan Real Estate Firm and Realtor to offer text messaging as part of his marketing campaign to get a property SOLD. Raymond MAASKE, owner of Home Star Realty has introduced a new way for prospective buyers to learn more about a specific real estate listing. Raymond MAASKE, owner of Home Star Realty will place a special text message address and message on real estate signs that would allow a buyer to get more information regarding a listing by using the text messaging capability of his or her cellphone. For example,  if you drive up to one of Raymond MAASKE, owner of Home Star Realty's sign's and text "house a7" to 32075 you will get more than you would by calling a Realtor®. 
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
OTTAWA – The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. The global economic recovery is proceeding broadly in line with the Bank’s projection in its January Monetary Policy Report (MPR), although risks remain elevated.  U.S. activity is solidifying and remains supported by stimulative fiscal and monetary policies.  Ongoing challenges associated with sovereign and bank balance sheets will limit the pace of the European recovery and are a significant source of uncertainty to the global outlook. Robust demand from emerging-market economies is driving the underlying strength in commodity prices, which could be further reinforced temporarily by sup...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
South Okanagan Real Estate Monthly Review - Summerland & Penticton BC - Raymond MAASKE You need a local expert working for you! SELLING - If you own real estate (have a home or property) that you're thinking of selling, I would be happy to provide you with a FREE Home Evaluation. BUYING - In today's competitive real estate market, timing is everything. Many good homes are sold before they are ever advertised. Beat other home buyers to the hottest new homes for sale with my Summerland & Penticton  NEW Listings Notification.  REALTOR - Whether you are buying or selling a home, hire someone like Raymond MAASKE, who wants to earn your business. I invite you to contact me as I'd be happy to assist you with this important transaction. INFORMATION:  In addition, if you have any general questio...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Population of Summerland drops according to latest stats Published: January 21, 2011 11:00 PM While figures which show that Summerland lost more than two per cent of its population between 2009 and 2010 concern Mayor Janice Perrino, she believes that this drop does not signal a long-term decline in the population of the community. “No,” she said. “I think it will turn around as the economy turns around,” she said. B.C. Statistics estimates that the population of Summerland dropped by 251 residents to 11,007 during the period between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010. This drop places Summerland among the top five communities with the fastest declining populations in terms of percentages. Only Oliver (5 per cent), Grand Forks (3.8 per cent), Mackenzie (3.3 per cent) and Merritt (2.3 per ce...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Jan 21st, 2011 - Market Update: Summerland, Penticton, Okanagan, BC - Real Estate - Raymond MAASKE Summerland, Penticton, Okanagan, BC - Real Estate and Homes for Sale - Home Star Realty - Raymond MAASKE  is the new generation of real estate company in the Okanagan Valley.   We combine the best real estate technologies with the top professional services of Okanagan realtors.  Specializing in marketing local properties we are able to give Okanagan listings maximum exposure here in the Okanagan, throughout British Columbia and across Canada. We pride ourselves on being PROPERTY MARKETING SPECIALISTS - we use the newest & best technology to ensure your property is seen by the largest number of potential buyers. We also continue to update our website daily with updated Okanagan market repor...
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Summerland & Penticton Real Estate and Homes for Sale, BC Assessment e valueBC Compare Assessments Online - Raymond MAASKE - Home Star Realty - 250.488.8764 http://www.bcassessment.ca/Pages/default.aspx    BC Assessment's business is to provide a stable and predictable base for real property taxation in British Columbia. The corporation determines ownership and tax liability, classifies and values each property in British Columbia. To meet its goal, BC Assessment completes an Assessment Roll every December 31. BC Assessment mails individual Assessment Notices, with entries recorded from the Assessment Roll, to all property owners in the province. Once audited and authenticated by the Property Assessment Review Panel, BC Assessment presents the Assessment Roll to various tax jurisdiction...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Jan 8, 2011 - Market Update: Summerland, Penticton, Okanagan, BC - Real Estate - Raymond MAASKE Address Unit BR Bth List Price SqFt Fin Ratio Price Sold SqFt Fin Ratio DOM Status Area                           12619 GIANTS HEAD ROAD   2 1 299,000 1,570 190.44 275,000 1,570 175.15 293 SOLD Summerland 102 TROY PLACE   5 3 419,900 2,500 167.96 396,400 2,500 158.56 73 SOLD Penticton 9211 WELSH STREET   4 3 517,000 2,860 180.76 497,000 2,860 173.77 101 SOLD Summerland AVERAGE:   3 2 411,966 2,310 179.72 389,466 2,310 169.16 155                               13222 HENRY AVE   2 1 199,900 1,023 195.4   1,023   5 ACTIVE Summerland 204 HUMMINGBIRD LANE   2 2 349,900 1,670 209.52   1,670   4 ACTIVE Penticton 145 MURRAY DRIVE   4 3 429,900 2,200 195.4   2,200   3 ACTIVE Penticton 3400 WILSON STREE...
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By Raymond MAASKE, Commercial Real Estate
(BusCom Real Estate Services)
Property values steady - Summerland BC Real Estate By John Arendt - Summerland ReviewPublished: January 05, 2011 2:00 PM Updated: January 05, 2011 2:24 PM There was little change in value for most Summerland properties over the past year, according to B.C. Assessment. Assessment notices have been set to nearly 6,000 property owners in the community. Assessments are used in calculating property taxes. The figure used is the estimate of a property’s market value as of July 1, 2010. “Most homes in Summerland are worth about the same on this year’s assessment roll as compared to what they were on the 2010 assessment roll,” said Dan Gaudry, regional deputy assessor with B.C. Assessment. A typical single family home in Summerland assessed at $490,000 last year would be valued at $487,000 this...
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  Developers | Project Marketers | Bulk MLS® Listings Fee MLS®, MLS® Only, MLS® for LE$$, Mere Posting, Mere Listing Service for more than one listing If you would like to list more than one home at a time on the MLS® with http://www.homestarrealty.ca/ we can tailor a flexible, affordable MLS® listing service that will meet your needs. You will get the same www.HomeStarRealty.ca, MLS®-only service for a flat monthly fee. This service is ideally suited to the marketing of new, multi-unit real estate developments through the MLS® system. Please note that we are not project marketers. We work with project marketers and developers to implement the MLS® portion of a marketing plan. The minimum commitment is for two months at $1,000/month plus HST/GST for up to five listings at a time. For a ...
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