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Selling in Winter

Selling in Winter

Many clients ask me if the housing market slows in the cold months. To their amazement I always answer, no. The cold actually weeds out the “lookie loos”. When it’s dark, cold and snowy, home buyers with little or no motivation to actually buy a home stop looking. The buyers who are ready and motivated to buy don’t let seasonal elements deter them.

Please keep this in mind when you are ready to Buy or Sell real estate of any kind, in FSJ it's always a 'good time' to make a real estate move. Whether it is your first purchase, contemplating a move to the country side, creating investment strategy or upgrading your business, I can help.

Call or text me for immediate professional advise 250-794-1515 cell or toll free 1-855-585-1515.

Renovate to sell?

Renovating your home to keep it long term is totally different than trying to increase the “Saleability” of your home. “Saleability” – to change an existing feature in your home that you may love, but most buyers may not prefer like extreme paint colors. This is important to keep in mind as frequently when I work with buyers they will remember a home by referring to it as the “Pink Living Room House”. REALTORS® frequently remind buyers “it’s only paint”, but what a buyers see’s, is what a buyer remembers, the “Pink Living Room”. Paint will transform your home and make it feel fresh and loved. Contemporary color will also help the buyer feel they don’t have to paint again. Call or text me, I would be happy to do a pre-sale consultation with you to discuss if there are any simple cosmetic upgrades that could improve the “Saleability” of your home and put more money in your pocket.

Call or text my cell 250 794 1515 for immediate professional advice. I will show you all the homes listed by all the different Real Estate Companies that meet your “Vision”.

Property listings 

56 8420 Alaska Rd

3 bedroom and storage room with 1 bathroom home in Peace Country Park with a nice addition to give you the space you need. Has a new BC Safety sticker and is ready for you. Best price in the park. MLS ® Call or text Scott (250) 794-1515. It's a Beauty!

31 8420 Alaska Rd – “Sold in 1 day” Banner

Beautiful 1993 home with 3 bedrooms and a nice 10'x16' addition that could be used as a 4th bedroom or a fantastic TV room. Newer roof, windows, vinyl siding, and extra insulation was added when this work was done. Inside there is a fully-renovated bathroom and newer flooring. A nice-sized deck with access to the yard, and 3 storage sheds for you also! MLS ® Call or text Scott (250) 794-1515. It's a Beauty!

8007 88 Ave “Sold Over Asking”

½ Duplex near Duncan Cran elementary school with the perfect floor plan. 3 bedrooms up, entertainers main floor and a huge fully fenced back yard. The master bedroom is huge with plenty of space for your full size furniture including a kind bed. MLS® Call or text Scott (250) 794-1515. It's a Beauty!

9408 96 Ave – “Development Potential” Banner

Cute 2 bedroom home on a large lot, updated furnace and hot water tank, newer flooring, newer windows (all but one). and the bathroom has updated tub-surround and toilet. Parking in the front and off the lane. Zoned R2, lot is 50' x 136' according to the city tax records. Call for your viewing.

Price Report

Record Breaking News! Unprecedented growth in home prices. The average price of a home in Fort ST John has maintained an average price above $400,000 for 2014. From January 1 to October the average price is $414,445*. This is an increase of $43,710*. Your home may be worth more than you expect. Not all REALTORS® are the same, talk to me and see the difference. Call or Text me for immediate professional results and a pin point price on your property. Cell 250-794-1515 or toll free 1-855-585-1515

*Based on BCNREB stats Oct 31, 2014

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