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.
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"Selecting the right property isn't a matter of luck. I offer my clients a lot of value with 19 years of local experience, proven negotiating abilities, attention to detail and a strong work ethic. I also believe I add value which cannot be bought or measured with money, that being sincerity, integrity and patience. Combined all will help you to make the most informed decision possible when purchasing your next Shuswap property."
Dave & Angela Colombe
"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.
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
If you were lucky enough to spend your summers at the Shuswap, then you know all about its magnificent secrets. The endless, sparkling clean lake water, which is still as glass on those first early morning slalom ski runs. The long days exploring sun-drenched beaches. Spectacular sunsets and beach bonfires under the stars. No one ever forgets the magic of the Shuswap and, as adults, who wouldn't want to find that special place on the lake and raise the next generation on that same magic and beauty? This property is that place! Over 4 acres and more than 900 ft of lake shore at the end of a quiet road. This is truly one of a kind. This immaculate property features a cozy waterfront 3 bed/2 bath home, New furnace in just installed march 2020. Studio guest cottage, a 2 bed/1 bath carriage house above the boathouse, and more. Two docks, buoys, fire pit, and extensive slate rock landscaping with water features. This property will either take you back to your childhood at the Shuswap or make you want to experience it for yourself.To gather more information about this property or book a viewing please contact Shalon Clarke directly @250-253-4545 or visit www.shalonclarke.com. (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. 1 Titles with a total of 29.30 acres within the city limits of Salmon Arm. Buildings include 1 very well kept home, 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
Incredible 2.5 acres acres of prime development property in town with a great location. INTERACTIVE 360 DEGREE VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE AT www.REALTOR.ca - Click on Multi Media Link. This stunning Architectural home features over 6,000 finished square feet, spacious rooms with recessed ceilings, oversized windows, Asian Jatoba hardwood floors, custom kitchen with island, breakfast bar, granite counter tops, gas range. Open floor plan with formal living and dining rooms plus main floor family room and big covered deck off kitchen, 4 bedrooms (3 with ensuites) and roomy office with built in cabinetry. Stunning master suite with a wall of windows, gas f/p, deck access, full ensuite bathroom, his/hers walk in closets. Fully finished basement with large family room plus media room with wet bar. Home has in floor heat, central A/C, 3 gas f/p, main floor laundry. Huge attached triple garage plus lots of additional parking. Property is 2.5 acres with a variety of development options from medium density to single family homes. For more information please contact Jordan Grieve PREC* 250-833-7812 firstname.lastname@example.org or Jim Grieve PREC* 250-833-6312 email@example.com. Toll free 1-800-890-9166. Realtors deem all information to be correct yet do not guarantee this nor are we liable in any way for any mistakes, errors, or omissions. Buyer should verify all information important to them. (id:2493)More details
RECLINE RIDGE VINEYARD & WINERY in full operation that includes property, business, equipment, assets, residences, retail offices & 10 acres. Family owned & operated with a professional wine maker on staff, this fully operational business offers 13 different wines from 7 acres of their own vineyards. Well established, profitable business is located just off the Trans Canada Hwy #1 in a peaceful, serene setting that becomes tranquil the moment you step onto the property. Two separate driveways; one for the full log home residence that is privately located away from the business & another for the public access to the wine shop & apartment residence. The log wine shop has a beautiful retail space with a stunning tasting room & includes full POS merchant cashier desk. The wine making facilities are all in-house and included with decades of history & experience. The winery is open all year round and includes a licensed patio area where visitors may enjoy a glass of wine & take in the scenery. See our full presentation here at BIGRob.ca including a virtual tour video then call Rob McKibbon to arrange your private viewing of this great opportunity. Call 1-866-463-2791 toll free or local at 250-804-6288. SOLD@BIGRob.ca. Thank-you for your interest! (id:2493)More details
DREAM ESTATE - A Rare One of a Kind Opportunity to own this 3700 sq ft 4-bed/ 4-bath home that has it all. 10 private stunning landscaped acres above Shuswap Lake that Showcases panoramic lake and mountain views from various tiered vantage points. Home and property were designed to bring family and friends together in an amazing environment, host the family reunion lots of room with the 8 serviced RV sites for everyone to stay. Inside this stunning home you will immediately appreciate the high quality and well thought out touches top to bottom. Glorious Chefs Kitchen boosting an 11-foot granite island top notch appliances & full butlers pantry! 9 ft ceilings, Surround Sound everywhere, Delacourt wood fireplace, extra insulation on all interior walls/ceiling for sound proofing. Mstr Bdrm w/oversized windows and a patio door out to the covered deck. En-suite w/walk In shower, massive closet, laundry & double sink granite vanity. Walkout basement complete w/a wet bar, fully wired 7 speaker system theater room, spacious rec room, guest bedroom w/attached sitting room & laundry. Have I mentioned the oversized 1200 sq foot garage with electric car plug in, exterior welders plug, tv & media outlets along with hot and cold water! Canoe Beach & Marina just down the road. Too many features to mention ask for the feature sheet and pls click on the iGuide Tour. Call, Text or Email Deb Archambault of Remax Shuswap to book your showing today. 250-803-2133 or firstname.lastname@example.org (id:2493)More details
From Sunrise to Sunset. This property has it all. Lake shore 2.59 Acres of Spectacular lake shore property. Approximately 350 feet of waterfront on Shuswap Lake. Pristine, peaceful acreage. These properties are rare and far between. Located in a popular and coveted part of Shuswap Lake this property offers plenty of treed privacy, spectacular sunsets, approximately 350'of pebbled beach, panoramic views, including Scotch Creek and Copper Island, crystal clear water with plenty of room to build your dream home and shop. Ample parking for toys and guests alike. The gentle slope of the property affords easy access, and the property is located within minutes of the Trans Canada Highway, with Sorrento, Blind Bay, Chase, and Salmon Arm all minutes away. Enjoy the quaint and rustic cabin while you build your dream estate getaway. Close to world class ski-hills, sledding, wineries, golfing and boating. This is a great place to make memories and this family has owned it for generations. (id:2493)More details
In town privacy. 2200 sq foot 5 bedroom home on 5.47 acres. Prime residential development land. Great location for this 5.47 acre parcel in OCP for Medium Density. Located just off Okanagan across from Parkridge Strata, close to recreation centre, shopping and schools (College), this is a great location for a multi family development. Over 800' of frontage on 20th Street SE and full city services. Would be a great property to do a mixed residential development with some R1, R4 and bare land strata. Home on property in good condition that is tenant occupied. For more information please contact Jordan Grieve PREC* 250-833-7812 email@example.com or Jim Grieve PREC* 250-833-6312 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jimgrievesalesteam.com. Toll free 1-800-890-9166. Realtors deem all information to be correct yet do not guarantee this nor are we liable in any way for any mistakes, errors, or omissions. Buyer should verify all information important to them. (id:2493)More details
HUGE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY OVERLOOKING SHUSWAP LAKE! Currently Zoned R1 but designated as Sorrento Village Centre in the OCP, this 11.31 ACRE parcel has TWO TITLES & MANY POSSIBILITIES! Accessible by road on 3 sides from Vimy Rd, Hurstfield Frontage Rd and Coates Rd which has direct access onto theTrans-Canada Highway. Gas/Phone/Hydro/Internet & municipal Water at lot line. 1st TITLE: 0.51 acres w/ 3 bed/2 bath Rancher w/ walkout basement & carport. MAIN FLOOR: ENTRANCE/FOYER, Lakeview LIVING ROOM w/ fireplace, hardwood floors & sliding doors to 560 sq ft DECK, KITCHEN, DINING ROOM w/ French doors to deck, 2 BEDROOMS & BATH. BASEMENT: REC ROOM w/ fireplace, OFFICE/DEN, SUMMER KITCHEN, BEDROOM, 4 pc BATH, LAUNDRY ROOM & STORAGE/WORKSHOP area w/ WALKOUT to covered concrete, lower deck. 2nd TITLE: 10.8 ACRES w/ 60 x 32 SHOP w/ CARPORTS at either end for TOTAL FOOTPRINT of 99 x 32. Shop has washroom & its own septic plus power & heat. Land slopes gently toward lake. INVEST - DEVELOP - HOLD or enjoy as a stand-alone estate. (id:2493)More details
This rare custom designed water front home is situated in "Cinnemousun Beach Properties" offered by way of a "SHARE SALE". This home features GEOTHERMAL HEATING that can be enjoyed on a year round basis. This open floor plan is filled with natural light that allows easy transition from indoor to outdoor living.The plan is designed to host your guests throughout the year. Highlights of this home are: Ambiance, Custom kitchen with upgraded appliances, Detailed woodwork throughout, Vaulted ceiling and oversized log accents. The 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms will easily accommodate family and friends. The professionally designed landscaping has optimized the use of the property and the view of the lake. The attached boathouse has ample storage for all your toys with easy access to the lake. (id:2493)More details
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