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 SOON?
"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.
Sweet, rustic cabin for sale on the beautiful, pristine Adams Lake. The cabin of approximately 936 sqft on the main floor, consists of 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. The unfinished half basement is entered from the outside and has the potential to be another bedroom. Water is from lake intake, septic system in place, heat is electric baseboard. Cabin can be used year round. Chimney in place for a wood stove. A beautiful recently constructed screened in porch is the perfect spot to sit and take in the view of the lake and surrounding mountains. The beach out front is lovely with a dock for your boat and a fire pit to enjoy the evenings. The cabin is on leased land and has a yearly lease payment of $5,000. Only 1 hour from Kamloops, this is the perfect cabin getaway! Meas approx. Call for showings & info. (id:2493)More details
This is getting away from it all! In the heart of Seymour Arm, short walk to the beaches of Shuswap Lake, steps to the River and peace and quiet for a fantastic, relaxing place to come and enjoy. This great usable flat lot with a 3 bedroom home sits waiting for you to come and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the laid back life on the Shuswap Lake in the Seymour Arm area where life is can be enjoyed instead of stressed! Bring friends, family all your crew and enjoy all the activities the Shuswap has to offer, boating, wakeboarding, swimming, hiking, biking even snowmobiling! Call Donna to view at 250-819-0551 or visit my website for more info, www.donnasb.com. (id:2493)More details
Looking for an affordable cottage within walking distance to the lake? Then this might just be for you! 3 bedrooms and a nice deck that adds to the living space. You are only minutes away from the 9 hole golf course and the marina & boat launch. Company share so cash only purchase. Call Cynthia 1-866-955-2256 for more info or to view. (id:2493)More details
Looking for a starter house? How about this 2 bedroom, 1 bath home on a full unfinished basement. Decks need improvements. Interior and exterior both could use a clean-up and update. Detached 2-bay carport + small shop. Come look. Contact Al on cell 250-851-1483 or email email@example.com for your appointment to view. (id:2493)More details
You can't beat the value you're getting in this property! .66 of an acre with a 2000 sq ft home plus workshop, carport, and extra parking. All of this for a price that's comparable to living in a mobile home park, except you have your own home and tons of space! Lake and mountain views, large wrap around deck, generous room sizes and lots of windows to enjoy the incredible views. Interchangeable main floor rooms all clustered around a central kitchen. The lovely loft offers a private getaway space or is perfect for a beautiful master bedroom. Kitchen countertops have recently been refinished and there's room for an island/breakfast bar. Built-in storage spaces and shelving units throughout. The annual govt crown lease of $13,085 can easily be converted to recreational use at a lower lease payment if using for part of the year. Quick possession possible, this is a must-see. All measurements to be verified by the purchaser if deemed important. (id:2493)More details
* PREC - Personal Real Estate Corporation. Affordable 1200 sq ft home in Valemount. This house is neat, tidy and centrally located. Excellent starter, or maybe retirement/investment home. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, large bright living room and newer appliances. Garage and storage/workshop. Low-maintenance yard with a few fruit trees and mature shrubs. Large window and great views!! (id:2493)More details
When you think of a cabin in the woods with a peaceful view of the lake, this one would come to mind. Rustic Log cabin with large 12'x20' deck, loft non-conforming bedroom with 5'x20' covered sundeck both with a fantastic view of Shuswap Lake. Unique separate kitchen house with an extra bedroom is off to the side of the cabin also with a 12'x12' deck so you never miss a chance to sit, relax and enjoy this peaceful serene setting. Another storage building out the back, property completely fenced. All this just steps to easy public access to the fabulous beaches of Shuswap Lake. Don't miss your chance to own your very own cabin in the woods! Call Donna to view at 250-819-0551 or visit my website at www.donnasb.com. (id:2493)More details
Waterfront made affordable with 3 Year Lease. Enjoy the most beautiful sandy beach of the Shuswap Lake! Just minutes to downtown Salmon Arm by boat or road, this location offers excellent access to enjoy the recreational lifestyle. Like new 2017 Eagle Homes modular included, 2 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms. Large lakeside deck & additional deck on the beach. Includes the dock & two boat buoys. Paved roads, easy access & public transit system right at the door.... your kids friends will have no challenges coming to visit & play at the lake. Also has 2 RV sites with shed/workshop structure. All roughed in for a hot tub, lush lawns & full services including high speed Shaw internet service. Year round living with approved septic & new 200Amp service plus excellent well. Leased with the Adams Lake Indian Band for $8900/Yr with lease running to June/2022. Ppty taxes are $4100/Yr. Enjoy the best waterfront for under $1100/mo! Leases have been in place for 50 years now, renewed with 3 year terms, this new term runs until June, 2022. You can't find a more affordable way to enjoy a perfect Shuswap Waterfront Location! Custom Eagle Homes Mobile Home Moduline Model #16C06604, Serial #03A001963 with CSA Cert# MB-3561. Call Rob McKibbon at 250-804-6288. Find more info at www.BIGRob.ca CALL TODAY! YOU'll be glad YOU Did! SOLD@BIGRob.ca (id:2493)More details
Charming 3 bedroom rancher on a flat lot in Anglemont estates. Bright & cheery with new drywall and paint, LED light fixtures & a brand new heat pump & insulation making this home very energy efficient. New kitchen and bathroom cabinets and new flooring through out! Lot is flat and has a view of Copper Island. Detached wired 16x24 garage to keep the boat or for extra storage. You will be enchanted with this property! Close to all recreation. Call Cynthia 1-866-955-2256 for more info or to view (id:2493)More details
Charming Lakeview home is a perfect starter or retirement home! Sit on your back deck and enjoy the view of Chase and the Little Shuswap Lake. This 2 bedroom home has a large kitchen and living room and plenty of storage. Enjoy the outdoor area with a large garden and fenced yard, room for an RV and a 16'xl3' shed. The unfinished basement has a work bench and brand new hot water tank. Close to shopping, schools, beach, skate park, water park. Bring your golf cart and enjoy the relaxing living in the beautiful Village of Chase. Call for more information. (id:2493)More details
Private Yard backing onto the Eagle River. You own the land in the brand new sub-division "Sicamous Park Estates". Home offers 924 SqFt, 2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, skylights, all appliances and loads of kitchen cabinets. Landscaped, fully fenced with private deck and newer 2017 hot tub to enjoy. Large rooms and great floor plan. Large Master Bedroom with a walk in closet and a 3pc ensuite. Large private parking area. Existing furniture can be included for the right price. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac with a walking path to the Eagle river. From the River you have seasonal boat access to Shuswap or Mara Lake. Low monthly strata fees of $50/mo. On city water, city sewer and has underground power, cable & phone. One dog allowed under 25lbs with strata approval. Snow removal isn't a concern anymore as it is taken care of for you in this new low maintenance development! Please CALL or TEXT Kellie Pittman at 250-804-9946 for your personal viewing or go to www.kelliepittman.com for more pictures. (id:2493)More details
Tucked away in Anglemont Estates is this delightful A frame built by SunTree homes. Lot to the West is included giving added privacy. This home has been well cared for and maintained. Inside is an open floor plan with lots of windows to let in the natural light. Enjoy the lakeview from the deck while you have that morning coffee or evening glass of wine. Minutes drive to the golf course, lake & marina & Lakeview Centre. Come discover all this community has to offer. It is sure not to disappoint. Call Cynthia 1-866-955-2256 for more info or to view. (id:2493)More details
Perfect family or retirement home waiting for you! This three bedroom house has plenty of room for a small family or retired couple. All the work has been done .. just move in and unpack your suitcase! New roof, furnace, hot water tank, paint and flooring all in the last 2 years! Bonus people-cave for the hobbyist in your family or extra living area and is able to have an area converted back to a bathroom. Close to schools, shopping, lake and more! Call to view and be sure the watch the virtual tour! (id:2493)More details
Older House sitting on CORNER C.1 Town Centre Commercial Lot .42 acre fully fenced w/ secure 6 chain link & 2 sliding gates , the house is livable & has been tenanted for the past 10 years, quick possession as it is currently vacant - House needs TLC - bring some man power & money and you could have a nice piece of property in the area, you can live in it, put a tenant in or run as weekly rental, room for your vehicles, toys, boats or trailers on this large lot in Sicamous Centre Core of Downtown if you want to make changes to the house or property - rebuild , add a bldg etc.. you would need to follow the guidelines for C1 zoning on the district website at sicamous.ca - Also need 25% down for financing on C1. Electric service was upgraded w/ this owner & baseboard heat installed, old oil furnace removed years ago. Full basement. This home is not in the flood zone for Sicamous surrounded by businesses & residences that all fall under the same zoning. Lots of potential in this Older 2 bedroom 1 bath home in downtown Sicamous Core (non conforming - as is where is) Very central & very close to the lakes - easy assessable lot with sliding gates for easy pull through on Shuswap Ave. or Finlayson 1 block Shuswap lake & beach. This is one of the lowest priced properties for sale in Sicamous & just short walk to Shuswap lake. Taxes $2058/2019 www.shuswap4sale.ca Karen Singbeil, Associate Broker, Royal LePage Access Real Estate, Personal Real Estate Corporation (id:2493)More details
What a great spot to call home! This home offers a spacious 0.50 acre lot with 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. The main floor is finished with 2 bedrooms, full bathroom, & a spacious kitchen area that leads into the living room. The lower level is complete with 1 finished bedroom & a second that could be used as a den or bedroom, laundry area and access to outside. The property has fenced garden area, wood storage, workshop area, and covered storage for your toys. Updates include: new drilled well, 50 gallon hot water tank, re-insulated attic, new furnace, new paint, updated bathroom upstairs, new dishwasher & stove. Great starter or downsizer home! All measurements approximate & must be verified by Buyer if important. (id:2493)More details
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