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 20 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.
BOAT ACCESS Lakefront Cabin on Shuswap Lake just 15 minutes boat ride from Sicamous. Unbelievable $50,000 dock & Furnishings are INCLUDED! When you own a boat access waterfront property you're going to want a nice dock! This dock is the best you'll find too. Enjoy your very own waterfront cabin off the grid made affordable with a BC Government 15 year renewable Lease that currently runs until 2032 in the amount of $8340 paid annually. Property taxes are under $2000/yr. Literally located just outside of Sicamous there is easy access including a seasonal water taxi service. The property is surrounded by Crown Land with access to tons of trails, it's very quiet with only 3 leased cabins in the entire bay. (id:2493)More details
This could be a great opportunity for someone with vision and able to work on a project. This home has good bones but needs some love, situated on front of Birchdale Par 3. This is a split level homes with 4 bedrooms and 2 baths on upper level on main level back entrance with large kitchen, dining room and front entrance and living room with wood burning fireplace, Laundry also on main level has a toilet, washer & dryer but no sink.Lower level has large Family room with a cold room and service area with heating and electrical panels, there is also an outside entrance. Large crawl space that goes under main level. Garage is detached and is about 14'6" x 18'. (id:2493)More details
Amazing Lakeshore cabin on Shuswap lake ,Fantastic family cabin or a great group purchase, propane lights and appliances , wood stove running water excellent beach and boat dock . The perfect get away location. Live here year round or when ever you want to enjoy a get away. Start enjoying lake front living in the Shuswap now.This is a boat access only home on crown lease land .Please verify measurements if important . For your own personal viewing or information just call " YOUR FAVOURITE MARTIAN " Blaine Martian @ 250-309-0109 or email me at email@example.com or go www.blainemartian.com or www.okanaganhomes.shop (id:2493)More details
Affordable Waterfront Development! Now is your chance to get into this year round Four Season Playground at an affordable price. Offering this beautiful custom built 2013 High End Park Model located on the Eagle River and only minutes to walk to Shuswap Lake. This Park Model has several features including Vaulted Ceilings, Drywall throughout, Vinyl Plank Flooring, Custom Built-In cabinetry, Huge Heat Pump for Heating and A/C , Built - In Vac, Covered exposed aggregate patio, Storage Shed, many windows to let in that Shuswap Sunshine. Located on the end of a row so no neighbours on one side makes this lot feel very private. Low maintenance unit and lot. Low Strata Fees of $65 per month makes this such an affordable recreational investment where many great memories will be created.For more information or to book your showing please contact Howard Sundby at 250-833-6564 or go to www.sicamousrealestate.ca (id:2493)More details
Lakefront living at its finest! One of the most beautiful spots on the lake could be all yours! This sunny 0.66 acres has a year round residence with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, a 333 sq ft cabana and 77 feet of beach front. The house has a large living space, large master bedroom and two smaller bedrooms for your guests. Enjoy the outdoors in the cabana, barbecuing for the family and playing games long into the evening. The buoy in the water is all set up for your boat with the possibility of launching right there (if you are friends with the neighbors!). Annual lease is $8090.00 per year and is reviewed every 5 years. This is a 49 year lease with 33 years remaining. (id:2493)More details
Private Seasonal Cottage at Scotch Creek Cottages. This cottage is tucked away for added privacy. 300 feet of shared beach and common area with playground and BBQ Station. No maintenance yard as all landscaping is taken care of by the Strata. This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom cottage can be also rented out through the onsite rental company for additional income. (id:2493)More details
Completely amazing 3 bedroom 2 bath manufactured home with large professional built addition, carport and patio. This 1996 Moduline manufactured home has been well cared for and seen several upgrades including flooring, appliances, paint, Mini-Split heat pump for heating and A/C. Have a green thumb? This remarkable property on 0.23 acres has an incredible amount of garden areas, flowers, shrubs etc...Large patio to relax on and listen to the birds singing. Located on a quiet family oriented street this subdivision is the perfect area to raise your children or if you are thinking of slowing down, what a great place to retire. Only a couple minutes to schools, stores, restaurants and public beaches, snowmobile trails etc.. This home also has an Energuide rating, very efficient. For more information please contact Howard Sundby direct at 250-833-6564 or go to www.sicamousrealestate.ca (id:2493)More details
If an Investment is what you are looking for, look no further, rentals are scarce in Chase so this could be the one for you. Or if you are just looking for affordable family housing, lots of room here with 3 bdrms up and a self-contained in-law suite down stairs with it's own entrance. Check out this beautiful lakeside community of Chase where you can enjoy peaceful times and recreation til your exhausted!! Bike, hike, boat, float, you name it, we have it! AND it's the only community in BC where you can legally drive your golf cart to the grocery store, beach and the golf course!! What more could you want? (id:2493)More details
Brand new 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom home in Anglemont Estates. South facing patio to enjoy the sunny Shuswap Days. Covered patio to the side of the home. 200 amp service and an extra 30 amp plug for the RV. Low maintenance yard which is flat and perfect for entertaining. This property is close to the Golf Course, Marina and Beach. Definitely a must see! (id:2493)More details
Fruit lovers delight! This solid older two bedroom, two bathroom house is perfect for a first time home buyer or investor. The large double lot is full of fruit trees of all kinds! There is a large shop in the back for the handy man and the lot is zoned C2 which allows permit development of secondary or service commercial uses involving workshop type uses, commercial uses, and sales requiring larger tracts of land. Short walk to the center of downtown Chase with everything you need including shopping, golf, hiking, and more! (id:2493)More details
Meticulously kept home on a nicely landscaped lot in Anglemont Estates. All main floor living with large spacious rooms and lots of windows to bring in the sunshine! 2 Bedrooms a den & 2 full bathrooms. No carpets good quality laminate flooring throughout. Nice deck off of the living room with a small peek of the lake! Home has a Heat pump which is very economical for heating and air conditioning. There is a Generator all setup in case of a power outage. Private firepit area to roast marshmallows or visit with family and friends. There is back lane access where you will find a large metal Quonset for parking. Back yard is fenced and there are sheds for storage. Come and be captivated by this property that is close to golf, marina and the lake! (id:2493)More details
Country living, close to town! At the end of a quiet road, 1617 Ewart Road, Sorrento, conveniently located only a few minutes from Sorrento, you'll find this well-kept little 2 bed / 1 bath mobile home on 2.43 acres of cleared gently sloping land. Lots of options for a recreational getaway, or an opportunity to build your dream home with a fantastic lake view and lots of elbow room. No building scheme. Big, lake-view balcony on the backyard, and a detached 16x24 shed to store your toys. So many options here! 4500 gallon Cistern on property to haul in household water. Measurements carefully taken but please verify if deemed important.#1617ewartroadsorrentobc #1617ewartroadsorrentobcforsale #1617ewartroadsorrentoshuswap #forsale1617ewartroad #1617ewartroadsorrent (id:2493)More details
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