Buying a house will no doubt be one of the largest financial transactions and most nerve-racking decisions people will ever make. Jay's expertise will help guide you through all the obstacles during this important decision process.
PLANNING ON BUYING IN THE SHUSWAP SOON?
Dave Colombe & Angela Pearce
As first time home Buyers, my husband and I were unsure of what to expect in our price range and what a realtor would be able to find for us. After viewing many different properties with other Realtors we felt confident that Jay had our best interests in mind and so we chose Jay as our Realtor. Being patient, honest and encouraging, Jay helped us make what we feel was the best possible decision for our first home. Our experience was great and we'd highly recommend Jay as a Realtor to anyone."
The Yates family :)
"Thank you Jay for assisting us in purchasing our first house! Jay made the process very easy, and made us feel so comfortable through out everything. We couldn't have asked for a better or more personable realtor than Jay. If anyone is in need if a GREAT realtor just give Jay a call! We appreciate all your guidance, help and time you put into making our first purchase a breeze. Thanks!"
This Is Going To Be Fun...
Remember you're not just buying a home... you're buying the "Shuswap Lifestyle!". Jay tells buyers that all the time and they laugh. "But it's true," he says "we are so lucky to live here!" He gets that, and that's why Jay loves what he does. Whether you are a first time Buyer or a veteran home purchaser Jay promises to make the process of purchasing Salmon Arm and Shuswap area real estate easier, more enjoyable, less time-consuming, and less expensive than if you undertook this challenge with someone else. He will help you locate and assess local properties for sale that match your specifications, and help you through the myriad of details attending the actual purchase.
As an experienced, full time local real estate agent working every day he is always familiar with the current listings on the market and knows the individual neighborhood values well. Jay can help you determine which properties are fairly-priced and in good condition before you start your search.
At your request, Jay can provide you with on-going emails of new listings that fit your criteria so you are always one of the first to know! If you are new to the area he'll be happy to provide you with a complimentary re-location package plus arrange to give you an escorted orientation of the area.
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? Retirement? 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 (north, south, east, or west side); neighborhood (older and settled or sparkling new; a particular school zone; recreational facilities; and other community services.
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 Jay and he will refer you to a mortgage professional with an excellent reputation and track record for successfully acquiring loan approval for his/her clients.
Jay Will Find The Right Homes For You...
Once you've been pre-qualified and know what price range you can afford to stay in, he can help you determine which properties fit your needs by using the (MLS) Multiple Listing Service system to locate them. He has the best possible resources and communication systems available today to help you locate the homes on the market that match your specifications. By clicking on these links you can even search his personal current listings as well as all of the office listings. Jay will help you complete your financing and inspections, and close on the transaction. His top priority is to make sure that your home buying experience is pleasant, cost-efficient and successful.
"Thank you Jay for assisting us in purchasing our first house! Jay made the process very easy, and made us feel so comfortable throughout everything. We couldn't have asked for a better or more personable REALTOR® than Jay. If anyone is in need if a GREAT REALTOR® just give Jay a call! We appreciate all your guidance, help and time you put into making our first purchase a breeze. Thanks!" The Yates family. :)
How our office operates
The Homelife Salmon Arm Realty office is owned and managed by local REALTORS®. The 6 co-owners, including Jay, share the concept of full service and the office has a great working atmosphere of focused professionals getting results.
Their solid reputation in the community has attracted many of the area's top selling sales agents. Homelife Salmon Arm Realty has received many national awards for outstanding listings and sales production based on similar sized offices throughout Canada.
Farm with Winery and Water business. Asking price includes: goodwill, Liquor License, Water License, and assets to produce water and wind. Property contains 2 buildings, the subject building is the residential one, built in 2002 and the other one is the warehouse, built 2018. Qualified buyers will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement prior to releasing financial plan, business plan. Excellent potential business, could be the business to support for the application of BC. (id:2493)More details
Stunning Shuswap lakefront luxury home located on one of the very few waterfront properties available in Salmon Arm. Developed in the style of a French country manor and with a striking granite exterior this home, with its graceful ponds and dramatic landscaping is situated on a private half acre directly adjacent to the Bird Sanctuary, Wildlife refuge and foreshore trail. Built in 2006 by the current owner , the 7500 sq. ft. home is finished to the highest standards, with world class attention to detail. This 4 bdrm, five bath home features a soaring timber entryway, an old world solid wood door, gourmet kitchen with chefs appliances, library, gym, theatre, butlers pantry, ample storage, games room, gift wrapping room, art gallery space, wood burning fireplace + gas fireplaces, 2 garages with 4 stalls + storage, office, luggage room. Outside features a greenhouse, irrigation system, multiple patios + balconies. A Geo thermal system with nine 250 ft. deep wells runs the heating and cooling, strategic art lighting, built in speakers and a home automation system give the home the modern amenities expected. For the ultimate in relaxation, a lakefront hut tub with auto gazebo cover/roof awaits as you soak in the sounds of the birds and the gentle lapping of the lakeshore. The home features a recycled rubber 100 year roof with snow cleats and has been engineered with triple glazed windows, sound proofing and an anti-vibration pad to maximize privacy and comfort. (id:2493)More details
The very best in SHUSWAP WATERFRONT properties, this custom built luxury home offers 5 full ensuite bedrooms! Set on a perfect 0.6 Acre private lakeshore lot fully landscaped with extensive use of rock retaining walls. Hands down the finest in quality craftsmanship this home shows like new. Huge central great room with FP & built-in cabinetry included wood ceilings & custom mouldings that extend in an open concept into the gourmet kitchen & dining room. The dining room offers wall to wall windows on all 3 walls w/double glass sliding doors that open onto the BBQ breakfast patio & the lakeside entertaining patio that includes another FP & projection TV w/remote screen & sun shades. The custom island kitchen offers full size gas range, walk-in butlers pantry, cabinet clad SS fridge, granite tops, feature mouldings & tiled floors. The main floor master suite offers his/her walk-in closets, a stunning 5 pce ensuite with dual head steam shower, corner soaker tub & dble sinks. Main floor also offers a full office off the entry foyer, a pwd room & dream laundry room with custom cabinets & counters including an island. There are extensive patios off all the rooms to enjoy the lake setting. Upstairs you will find a central loft with lakeview deck & 4 guest bedrms all with full ensuites that 3 of include steam showers too. The bedrms are huge & each have unique guest features such as kids bunk suite, sitting areas & walk-in closets. Heating & A/C & a full 5 car detached shop. BIGRob.ca (id:2493)More details
Great opportunity to take over and expand on a well established wholesale/retail Agri business. Owners retiring after 3 generations in tree fruits. 2 Titles with a total of 31.80 acres within the city limits of Salmon Arm. Buildings include 2 very well kept homes, small employee cottage, retail building, greenhouses, public washroom facility and machinery shed. Approximately 15 acres planted to several varieties of apples with the balance of land in pasture. Located on a frontage road close to a major TCH intersection the property is an ideal site for agricultural retail with neighbours including McDonalds, Tim Hortons, PetroCan, and a neighbourhood Pub. In the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) there is an opportunity to expand into vineyard/wine production, cidery, market garden or many other agricultural ventures, bring your ideas. Property is serviced with municipal water and sewer and has good Sun exposure with fantastic views in all directions. Call Pat for further information (250) 308-0938 (id:2493)More details
Large Lakeshore Estate for Sale on the Shuswap!! 2 titles/3 dwellings and over 3 acres of fenced landscaped waterfront paradise and privacy. This is a very special and rare opportunity. Private and only mins off the Trans Canada Hwy yet close to all amenities. Only 1 hour Kamloops airport and 427 Km from Vancouver. Over 100ft of Lakeshore with fire pit hand laid stone entertaining area by the water. Lakeside Gazebo, boat/storage sheds. Beach area includes a large wharf on a Foreshore Lease. More than enough room to fit all your Boats and toys. Two smaller dwellings on Lot 1 by the lake are in Excellent shape with 1 mobile home and one 1995's Modular home. These could be kept for extra accommodation or moved and a Waterfront home built. The current main home sits on Lot 3 of the estate and was custom built with 5 bedrooms /4baths, office, Library, Formal dining room and 2 living rooms! A roughed in walk out suite with Sauna and wood stove in Bsmt. 3 car detached/Grge and more. All measurements to be verified by buyer if deemed important. (id:2493)More details
LET YOUR DREAMS START HERE.... If you are looking for your own little bit of paradise, then here is your opportunity! 350 of spectacular WATERFRONT with level access on the Magical Shuswap. This is truly a one of a kind property with phenomenal views all year round in a premier LOCATION (only a few minutes of T.C.H. & close to amenities). 2.6 usable acre property gives so many options for you and your family, now and in the future. Solid, quaint & cozy 1780 sq ft level entry cabin with gas and wood fireplaces. Open concept and covered enclosed decks allow you to enjoy the seasons year round. This can be a perfect place to call home, or to use until you build your dream home on one of many ideal building sites. Several outbuildings including a 32 x 16 work shop. Serene setting amongst the trees gives you the ultimate in privacy all with great Mountain & Lake views ( & Copper Island ). A Great place to call your own and be able to relax and get away from it all. For more information view online @ www.PaulAgassiz.com or call Paul 250-803-4571 Direct to arrange a viewing. (id:2493)More details
Listed by RE/MAX Shuswap Realty
and RE/MAX Kelowna
SHUSWAP LAKE WATERFRONT! Hand crafted European built home has been substantially renovated & updated from the studs in & out! New, New, New! Huge private 1/2 acre lot offers 3 Bedrm main home, 4 Bedrm guest suite & 1 Bedrm bunkhouse attached to the boathouse. There is a new triple bay shop with bathrm with attached double tandem carport for your toys or RV. 5 Bays of garage space & 2 carport spaces! Well maintained, impeccable property offers lush lawns w/irrigation, lake breakwall, floating dock, boat buoys, lakeside & roof top helicopter landing pads, gorgeous swimming beach & lakeside decks. The main home has a stunning island kitchen with antiqued custom cabinets, gas range, granite counters & matching dining furniture. Wood burning fireplace & custom cabinetry in the LR, Plank flooring, Custom decor, Spa-like ensuite & dream view from the master bedrm! Tons of storage throughout; Propane emergency generator for power failures too. Wrap around screened in decks, open covered decks & endless sundecks all with lakeviews! Located in Eagle Bay, just steps away from a gov't boat launch too. Gated paving stone driveway & fencing for perfect security & main home has secure tight exterior rolling shutters for when you're away. See our virtual tour video at www.BIGRob.ca along with tons of info then call Rob McKibbon today for your personal viewing appointment. 250-804-6288 or SOLD@BIGRob.ca. Thanks for your interest! (id:2493)More details
Located on the picturesque shores of the Little Shuswap this custom log home is simply outstanding in every detail with over 4,700 sq ft of luxury finishing set on a level manicured lakefront lot on the west end of the Little Shuswap Lake. The huge designer kitchen is graced with extensive granite work, island, wrap around cabinets, top end appliances, eating nook and large dining area. An amazing blend of natural wood and stone throughout blends magnificently and is amplified by the lake and mountain view through the cathedral living room windows. The stately main floor master suite with double glass door access to the east facing deck, hosts a gas fireplace set in a 20 ft high stone wall, massive log beam ceiling,. Exquisite ensuite and walk-in closet. The office in loft is another perfect perch to enjoy the views. Fully finished basement with 2 generous sized bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, games room and rec room with stone fireplace and wet bar. The glass railed sundeck, the concrete dyed and stamped patios with gas fire pit, hot tub and the lawn with gentle lake access offer peaceful retreats. The detached 2 car garage is accessed by a dyed and stamped driveway and offers extra storage. Security system, underground irrigation, geothermal heat and central air conditioning are a few of the amenities on this double lot. Please call for your personal viewing appointment. (id:2493)More details
Exquisite waterfront home in Cinnemousun Beach Properties! This timber frame home sits in a natural forest setting within a gated community. Boasting many high end features throughout. Grand foyer draws you straight to the amazing lake views with large open windows and high ceilings. Kitchen features solid wood cabinets with soft closing drawers, granite counter tops and high end appliances. Jenn-air and Kitchen aide, propane gas range and double deck oven. The dining, living room area features exposed log and high ceilings. Heated tile flooring and hardwood doors and cabinets throughout. Master bedroom with 5 piece en-suite granite counter tops and soaker tub. Large windows and access to the deck to take in the lake view from your room. Second bedroom on the main floor. Staircase up to the second floor features wrought iron and solid wood staircase. From the second floor you have a sitting area to take in the views. 3rd bedroom and full bathroom are on the second floor. Basement is fully finished and walkout to stamped concrete patio area. 4th bedroom, 4th bathroom and family room with bar area on the basement floor. Geothermal heating and cooling. The exterior features stamped concrete, fire pit, and ponds. Rock staircase down to the water, floating dock and boat garage. Share Sale, for more information and your personal viewing contact Barbie: 250-804-9936. Visit www.agentbarbie.com for more photos and information. (id:2493)More details
EXCLUSIVE ESTATE! Located in Salmon Arm's finest area of Upper Raven, this estate property is located at the end of a quiet dead end road on 20 lakeview acres. Easy access & 100% private, the paved circ driveway winds down through the trees to the recently renovated house & garages (2016). The property is absolutely stunning!, one of a kind for the Salmon Arm area. The owners completely renovated the entire home; with a down to the studs remodel completed by professional & well renowned builder Mark Wilson of Whitstone Homes; Nothing was left to spare from the dream kitchen to timber framed new entry. The vaulted ceilings are wood with open exposed beams; The huge lakeview master was expanded to include a huge ensuite & walk-in closet. New high efficiency furnace with Air Cond; New electrical service & wiring; Everything professionally done; You will love the new feeling of the bright open concept home with just under 4000 sqft of living space. 3 car garage with remote control auto OH doors on all bays along with a 3 car log carport/Equipment shed. Paved circular driveway, Beautifully landscaped w/ug irrig, meticulously cared for. Kitchen includes a walk-in pantry with sliding barn door, Breakfast bar island, Quartz & natural quartzite counters, Gas range, large windows & all new appliances. Sunken living room has huge vaulted ceilings with a full height rock FP & open beam ceilings. Open West view with logged hillside. Check out BIGRob.ca & call Rob or Dave today! Thanks (id:2493)More details
Listed by Homelife Salmon Arm Realty.Com
and BEST-WEST REALTY LTD.
Listing information last updated on November 18, 2018 at 05:54 AM (UTC)
REALTOR®, REALTORS®, and the REALTOR® logo are certification marks that are owned by REALTOR®
Canada Inc. and licensed exclusively to The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA). These
certification marks identify real estate professionals who are members of CREA and who
must abide by CREA’s By‐Laws, Rules, and the REALTOR® Code. The MLS® trademark and the
MLS® logo are owned by CREA and identify the quality of services provided by real estate
professionals who are members of CREA.
The information contained on this site is based in whole or in part on information that is provided by
members of The Canadian Real Estate Association, who are responsible for its accuracy.
CREA reproduces and distributes this information as a service for its members and assumes
no responsibility for its accuracy.
The listing content on this website is protected by copyright and
other laws, and is intended solely for the private, non‐commercial use by individuals. Any
other reproduction, distribution or use of the content, in whole or in part, is specifically
forbidden. The prohibited uses include commercial use, “screen scraping”, “database
scraping”, and any other activity intended to collect, store, reorganize or manipulate data on
the pages produced by or displayed on this website.
The trademarks MLS®, Multiple Listing Service® and the associated logos identify professional services rendered by REALTOR® members of CREA to effect the purchase, sale and lease of real estate as part of a cooperative selling system.
MLS®, REALTOR®, and the associated logos are trademarks of The Canadian Real Estate Association.