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.
GREAT ALTERNATIVE TO RENTING. Perfect for the first time home buyer, retiree, or as a rental. Cozy 2 bedroom home tastefully renovated. Great fenced back yard, walking distance to town and walking trails. Excellent location. GOOD VALUE. Call Tina for details 250-804-6765 (id:2493)More details
Thoughtfully updated in 2017, this delightful 4 bedroom 2 bath home sits on a spacious 0.22 Acre lot with room for pets, kids, toys or even a new shop! This exquisite home was modernized in 2017 with a Brand New kitchen (cupboards w/ soft-close, countertops, fixtures, lighting, backsplash), new flooring throughout, all LED lighting, trim work, paint, most appliances and a new roof in 2018! Rarely offered, this 2nd owner home features modern touches inside and plenty of space outdoors. Beautiful garden and yard space with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and more. Ample 11x20' Garage with new Steelcraft door, with 10x14' garden shed offers additional storage space. Great location within walking distance to everything and excellent views of mountains. For your personal viewing call or text Kellie Pittman at 250-804-9946 or for more pictures www.kelliepittman.com (id:2493)More details
Spectacular Mara Lakeview! You can see the lake from almost every location! 3 bdrms, 2 baths. Single car garage, shop and one bedroom suite. Close to shopping, schools, public beach and boat launch. Charlotte Hutchinson, Remax at Mara Lake 250-833-6545; www.charlottehutchinson.com (id:2493)More details
Hurry on this well priced, water view acreage with clean mid 70's manufactured home, smack dab in the middle of Celista, wow! What a place . . . what a price! This property offers privacy, a water view, and just over 14 acres of opportunity for home business or industry, the options are endless! This cozy mid 70's manufactured home is perched on a south facing knoll which provides plenty of privacy and a potentially epic water view if you were ever to build new. The acreage offers meadows and slopes and boasts a multitude of uses. From here you can access recreation in all four seasons, right from your front door. Activities from sledding at Crowfoot to boating on the Shuswap are all within close proximity, just steps or minutes away. Recent upgrades to the home include 200 amp electrical service and a new steel and concrete foundation system. Health Canada septic is in place and the water is plentiful, produced from two sources including a drilled and shallow well. Run don't walk to this one! Go to www.mrshuswap.com to view more pictures, gather more information, and to watch a dynamic aerial drone presentation to fully appreciate the beauty of this place, before calling Kent Redekop at 250-318-8120 to book your personal viewing of this private Celista oasis, today, you'll be glad that you did! (id:2493)More details
First-time Buyer and Investor alert: rancher within walking distance of downtown Salmon Arm. Two bedrooms, one bathroom, street and lane access, fenced yard, new roofing, with updates done over the years. Connected to municipal sewer and water. City supports high density zoning or to build a second home on the property! Used as an investment property for the last 18 years. Reach out today for a viewing! Contact Brett at 250-515-1170 or firstname.lastname@example.org (id:2493)More details
FORMER SHOW HOME! NOT A LEASE - YOU OWN THE LAND!
2010 deluxe Moduline on a level corner lot in "Sicamous Park Estates", a quiet bare land strata subdivision only 5 minutes from downtown amenities. Turn the key & enjoy this 1370+ sq.ft. 2 bed + den, 2 full bath one owner home loaded with extra bells & whistles. Features vaulted ceilings, crown mouldings, a higher quality kitchen & a spacious master bedroom with 5 piece ensuite. The development is situated in a flat area close to the meandering Eagle River & Big Shuswap Lake making for great long walks.
Serviced by municipal water & sewer systems, paved roads & underground utilities. Landscaped level yard & concrete driveway, u/g irrigation + a 10'x10' storage shed. Comes also with balance of 10 year factory warranty. Strata fees only $50/month, no age restriction, pets welcome (some restrictions) & rentals are permitted. To follow ongoing Shuswap Lake area real estate activity please visit & "Like" my business page: www.facebook.com/jayagassizMore details
Summer is coming! Come discover this hidden gem in the woods with an awesome recreation cabin in beautiful Seymour Arm. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, 30x30 heated shop/garage, wood shed, 16x12 bunkhouse for all the guests you will be getting! Fenced, private yard. Seymour Arm is a 4 seasons playground and offers boating, swimming, fishing, snowmobiling, hunting, X country skiing, snow shoeing. It is an off grid community with a Community water system and solar and generator for power. Very inexpensive and year round living. Enjoy the store, pub and park complete with ball diamonds. Silver Beach Provincial Park provides warm, white sandy beaches. All meas. approx. See www.okanaganproperty.ca and call Bruce Salamandyk 250-308-1100 for your informed tour. (id:2493)More details
Priced Right! Imagine your own semi-waterfront. You get all the benefits of waterfront without the price. (shared waterfront access) to go fishing, kayaking or just enjoy the tranquility of Big White Lake. Well cared for and updated 3 Bedroom home with spacious open floor plan and a cosy & efficient free standing wood stove to stay toasty in the cooler months ahead. There is 1 finished bathroom + a room for a 3 pc ensuite (fixtures included) on a totally useable 0.6 acre yard along with lots of room to park the RV and or Toys and a 12 x 24 storage shed. If you like the outdoors, the privacy, bon fires on a cool eve, plus having one of the most popular fishing lakes at your door step and trails to quad or sled from your your own back yard, you will want to take a look. For more information view online @ PaulAgassiz.com or call Paul Agassiz 250-803-4571 MLS # 10191582 (id:2493)More details
One level, 2 bdm, 2 bath home in waterfront Adultcommunity of West Harbour Village. Open concept kitchen, dining and living area. Easy to keep Laminate floors. Spacious Master Bedroom has walk-in closet and ensuite. Covered front deck and large partially covered back patio. Beautifully landscaped yard with U/G irrigation.Situated on a private lot at the end of the street, next to nature, and yet walking distance to most amenities. Low maintenance of $167/month includes sewer, water, lawn care snow removal and drive-thru security at night. If you are considering retirement, or relocating, or down-sizing don't miss this opportunity!! Ask any neighbor and they will tell you how much they LOVE LIVING HERE!! Call Marg at 250-833-2062 or email to email@example.com for your viewing. (id:2493)More details
Potential vacation rentals with this level entry home PLUS seperate Suite. Main home is wheelchair accessible and includes 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, one is handicap accessible with roll in shower and modified sink. Large Sunroom @ back of home. Includes a 1 bedroom self contained suite with its own laundry and a seperate hydro meter. Both units enjoy the decks at front and back yards. 2 out buildings currently being used as a shop and a garden shed. Some work is required to realize its full potential. Ideal for Snowbirds or a young family needing a mortgage helper. onita Lundquist PREC* @ RE/MAX North Valley 250-306-8184 (id:2493)More details
Beautiful year-round home with 3 bdrm, 2.5 bathrooms. Gorgeous features such as tongue & groove cedar paneling, hand crafted log stairs & birch h/w floors lend to the warmth and character of this lovely home. Cedar lined vaulted ceilings together with a wood fireplace create a warm and fuzzy great room. Stunning updated 3 piece en-suite with soaking tub with the master on the main. Large pie shaped, south facing backyard is bright and perfect for gardening with lovely fruit trees. Newer appliances and large picture window round out the functional kitchen. This home is an easy walk to the beach, The Hub, and close to the Provincial Park. (id:2493)More details
Well maintained home in central Scotch Creek location. This place has many quality features, located directly across the road from playground, baseball diamonds, pickleball/tennis courts. Walking distance to restaurant, ice cream, provincial park, public beach. Lots of parking as there are 2 driveways. Detached 15ft x 36ft single garage, large covered/private deck, fenced yard to name a few. (id:2493)More details
2 bed + den, 2 bath deregistered manufactured home with addition on 1.01 acres. Enter into the spacious Kitchen with a center island & lots of room for a hutch. Large bay window in the living room allows lots of natural light into this home. One stair down to another living/dining area with a built in desk. Hallway to storage room with room for a freezer and built in cupboards. 3 piece bathroom with shower, Mud room & covered deck with a ramp up from the back yard. Laundry room houses the hotwater tank as well as laundry facilities. Hallway to the den, a 2nd bathroom(updated) which has a second door from the master bedroom. The master bedroom is spacious with tons of built in's like a headboard, a built-in vanity & a wall of cupboards & closet space. Access to an enclosed porch with built in cupboards & work benches. The 1.01 cres is nicely landscaped with rockery, flowers & shrubs. There is a greenhouse with glass windows as well as a tool shed and workshop. Close to all amenities. (id:2493)More details
Listed by Century 21 Executives Realty Ltd.
and B.C. Farm & Ranch Realty Corp.
MASSIVE PRICE REDUCTION!! FANTASTIC CORNER SITE, 0.48 ACRE WITH UPDATED HOME IN PRIME LOCATION! A short distance to the waterfront and on the direct route to the main beach park and boat launch in the active resort community of Sicamous BC. Town Centre Commercial Zoned (C1) parcel is perfectly located within steps to the main hub of the Shuswap Lake (Sicamous Beach Park and Boat Launch), making this the perfect location for any new business idea; Pub, Restaurant, Professional Studio, Office Space, Repair Facility or Boutique Shops all welcomed within this zoning. A forward thinking, business-minded city hall likely to support and welcome new business opportunities. Downtown Revitalization Tax Exemption can be applied and used with this property. Existing 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath home in great condition with many updates already done. Large Double lot, prelim on Subdivision drafted and available. 24x23' Attached garage, Windows replaced ('05 and '14), Some original Oak hardwood remains and is a pleasant accent to the bedrooms and living room areas. Updated electrical with unique 24v system. Flat and clear 1/4 acre offer a good revenue opportunity for long term summer parking. A great holding property, investment or family home. Come see today. (id:2493)More details
This 5bed/3ba family home in Chase is looking for a new family! The kids are grown, and parents are downsizing! Lots of room for a big family, or you could easily suite part of the finished basement for a mortgage helper! Laundry is currently down, but taps and dryer vent are installed in the rear entrance upstairs for 2nd laundry. Bright open floor plan in living & dining rooms allow morning and afternoon sun to shine through. Bedrooms are generous size. Basement door walks out into a big garage/workshop combo, with access to extra storage under balcony, and grade level exit to back yard. Large yard is fenced, with mature trees for shade. Lots of room to park an RV beside the garage. Chase is a small village on the western shore of Little Shuswap Lake, only 35 min to Kamloops, 45 min to Salmon Arm. You can drive to the golf course, the beach, parks, shopping, school, post office, coffee house or anywhere in town in your road-legal golf cart! Living in Chase is affordable, and fun! (id:2493)More details
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