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Newly Sub-Divided 10.2 Acre Building Lot Near Ymir

Great opportunity to own a newly subdivided 10.2 acre property just outside Ymir with easy highway access. New drilled well is in place and perc tests have been done successfully as well. The adjacent 10.08 acre parcel is also available (MLS#2413843). Great place to build your new home or a seasonal get away. Some areas cleared and very good build sites are identified. Lot A, Hwy 3 & 6, Ymir, BC Price: $149,000 MLS# 2413842

Nelson & Surrounding Area Year to Date Sales Comparison

Hope you have been having a great summer! Certainly the BC real estate market has. We've enjoyed a nice strong market here locally as well. Not the heady craziness of Vancouver, but certainly the best summer market we have seen here in many years. Steady demand and a limited inventory has driven local prices up this summer combined with the inbound buyers from outside the area that are used to paying full price and above. Many multiple offer scenarios have played out this summer and that has placed a lot of pressure on local buyers looking to get into the market. Part of the shortage of listings this season has been the result of there being such a limited inventory of homes to purchase that

Record BC Home Sale Forecast Despite Vancouver Slowdown

BCREA 2016 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update Vancouver, BC – August 25, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2016 Third Quarter Housing Forecast Update today. Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) residential sales in the province are forecast to climb 10.4 per cent to a record 113,000 units this year, eclipsing the previous record of 106,310 units in 2005. Housing demand is expected to moderate next year, with home sales declining nearly 8 per cent to 104,400 units. However, housing demand is expected to remain well above the ten-year average of 85,000 unit sales. "The introduction of a 15 per cent tax on foreign national home buyers in Metro Vancouver is e

0.445 Acre Waterfront Building Lot on Kootenay Lake

Arguably the nicest waterfront lot in Kootenay Lake Village. This .445 acre parcel has easy access and low bank waterfront and a perfect build site that will maximize views and sun exposure. Water and sewer is at the lot line and the property is ready for you to build your dream home - or have the most amazing property to pull your RV onto. Kootenay Lake Village offers many excellent amenities including 20 kilometers of private walking, hiking and mountain bike trails crossing over 200 acres of common land, parks, lookouts and community gardens.

Unusual Homes Around the World

An airplane house in the village of Miziara, Lebanon, on May 12, 2015. Miziara prides itself on building residential homes that resemble ancient Greek temples and Egyptian ruins, or this one, built in the shape of an Airbus A380

Bird's Eye Look at Hampton Gray Place

Very large prime building lot available in the prestigious Fairview Heights Sub-Division. 429 Hampton Gray Place offers a gently sloped 1.89 acre building lot with spectacular panoramic views surrounded by nice homes and backing onto beautiful green space . This amazing property is currently the largest residential building lot in the City of Nelson and has underground electricity to lot line, water and sewer both to lot line and connection fees have been pre-paid. A building site has been cleared and this lot is ready to start your build today. The property backs on to the popular Rails to Trails biking and walking system above the city. Enjoy this family oriented neighborhood as you s

Real Estate Update (Auguest 2016) Housing Market Slows to a Simmer in BC

Vancouver, BC – August 11, 2016 The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that 9,900 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in July, down 3.4 per cent from the same month last year. Total sales dollar volume was $6.57 billion in July, up 5.4 per cent compared to the previous year. The average MLS® residential price in the province was up 9.1 per cent year-over-year, to $663,411. ​ “Housing demand has moderated in many regions of the province, after setting records earlier in the year,” said Cameron Muir, BCREA Chief Economist. “The less frenetic pace of home sales will likely provide a much needed boost to the inventory of homes for sa

Prime building lot available in the prestigious Fairview Heights Sub-Division

429 Hampton Gray Place Pirce: $195,000 MLS# 2416139 Very large prime building lot available in the prestigious Fairview Heights Sub-Division. 429 Hampton Gray Place offers a gently sloped 1.89 acre building lot with spectacular panoramic views surrounded by nice homes and backing onto beautiful green space . This amazing property is currently the largest residential building lot in the City of Nelson and has underground electricity to lot line, water and sewer both to lot line and connection fees have been pre-paid. A building site has been cleared and this lot is ready to start your build today. The property backs on to the popular Rails to Trails biking and walking system above the cit

Looking for a Family Home in Nelson Close to the Park and the Beach? Or Maybe an Investment Propert

Outstanding Fairview location! Solid and spacious 5 bedroom home (3 up and 2 down) on 60’ x 120’ level lot. Take advantage of this great space by moving your family in or continue using the house in it's current configuration as an investment property. New and tasteful laminate flooring sets off the spacious main level kitchen along with large view windows in the living room which is accompanied by a wood burning fireplace. All

Selling Your Home: Where to Begin?

First Impressions Remember what first attracted you to your house when you bought it? What excited you about it most? When deciding how best to present your home for sale, it is helpful to try to get back into that buyer’s frame of mind. A spruced-up house makes a great first impression on potential buyers. An attractive property grabs their attention and makes them excited about finding a house that looks and feels well cared for. Because buyers believe they’ll encounter fewer problems if they buy it, your house becomes more appealing and stands out from the competition. So if you prepare your home correctly, you’ll save time selling it when it’s on the market. A good first impression make

New Listing: 3 Bedroom Heritage Home in Unbeatable Uphill Location!

Unbeatable Uphill location! Three bedroom, 2 bathroom heritage home sitting proudly on a double lot on Mill Street only blocks from downtown Nelson. Sit on the front porch with your morning coffee overlooking the city around you come to life or luxuriate in the afternoon sun on the newly built patio in the private garden-like oasis among the peach, apple and pear trees, raspberry bushes, blooming flowers, and shrubs. Classic heritage bay windows and window seats grace two of the full height upstairs bedrooms. Extensive maintenance and upgrades including attractive laminate flooring, upgraded windows, and fresh paint throughout the home turn up the desirability of this heritage home. New asph

 

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