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Lisa
Dumper
C. (250) 713-6161
P. (250) 924-0113
Phone Lisa www.islandshack.ca
Pemberton Holmes - Ladysmith
P.o. Box 1443 - 516 1st Avenue
Ladysmith
V9G 1A7

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550 Rothdale Rd Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $699,000

SELLER WILL LOOK AT ALL OFFERS! Peaceful, quiet home on large, usable lot. Level entry 3 bed 2 bath nestled on a cul-de-sac in desirable area of Ladysmith. Kitchen is flooded with natural light from the huge windows & the new 4-head, top of the line heat pump makes this home efficient to heat & cool. The living room boasts a new propane fireplace (with 10 yr tank), the closets throughout the home have been c...

635 John Wilson Pl Bed: 4 Bath: 4 Price: $969,900 Sold

Quality Constructed by SunAlta Design in 2022 this fully finished 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Ocean View Residence offers 2920 sq.ft. of living area, including a Self-Contained 1 Bedroom ocean view Suite. Just 2 years old, this home shows like new. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in Ladysmith's Holland Creek Estates & situated on its own 7,412 sq.ft. lot. The main floor with Great Room enjoys the breathtaking views o...

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509 Martina Way Bed: 3 Bath: 3 Price: $899,000 Sold

Welcome home to charm and style! This 3 bedroom plus den, open concept family home located on a quiet cul de sac in the popular Diver Lake area. Built in 2014, meticulously maintained open concept living… enjoy the grand entertainers kitchen, dining, living room with cozy gas fireplace, den (or fourth bedroom), family room, and a two piece bathroom, all on the main floor. On the second floor; three bedrooms...

1144 2nd Ave Bed: 4 Bath: 3 Price: $849,900 Sold

Here is an amazing opportunity to get into a beautiful home with LEGAL suite!! This impressive home boasts cathedral ceilings with beams throughout. The main living space has three spacious bedrooms, two baths, modern kitchen, wood fireplace and a large deck for entertaining. Stunning views!! Below you will find the double car garage, common laundry AND legal one bedroom suite with wood fireplace and walko...

108-6738 Dickinson Rd Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $498,000 Sold

Desired 2 bedroom + den condo in North Nanaimo's Regency Vista. Suites rarely come available in this special location, close to all of Nanaimo's top shopping spots, This ground level suite has two patio areas and a lovely view of Mount Benson (faces Southwest). Large open living and dining room with gas fireplace. The fireplace is double sided and is enjoyed from the den (or 3rd bedroom). Peek ocean view from...

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Consulting a REALTOR®

REALTORS® are members of The Canadian Real Estate Association who subscribe to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice. Members of the Victoria Real Estate Board are members of both the British Columbia and Canadian Real Estate Associations.

The following is a list of services you can expect to receive from a REALTOR® when you buy a home:
  • A REALTOR® will fully explain the details of your working relationship (called "agency") so that you are clear as to when a REALTOR® is working for you or for the seller.
  • A REALTOR® has access to hundreds of current listings of homes for sale because of a co- operative system called the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®).
  • A REALTOR® can provide you with a customized list of homes that best meet your needs -- size, style, features, location, proximity to schools, shopping, etc. - and then make arrangements for you to view those homes that appeal to you the most.
  • A REALTOR® will help you determine how big a home you can afford.
  • REALTORs® are familiar with the local lending market and can offer helpful advice.
  • A REALTOR® has no emotional ties to any type or style of home and can be objective in pointing out the merits of one home over another.
  • A REALTOR® will have information on zoning changes, taxes, utility costs and school and recreation services that could affect your decision to buy a home in a specific area.
  • A REALTOR® will assist you in negotiating the terms of your purchase, which can be a nerve- wracking process for someone who is not experienced in negotiating.
  • A REALTOR® will advise you of the legal process required in obtaining title and taking possession of your property; the costs associated with buying a home such as insurance, mortgage registration and legal fees will be explained in detail.

Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015

Selling Your Home - Why it Pays to Use a REALTOR®

Before selling your home, you will need a clear understanding of the legal issues and potential pitfalls. One wrong action could result in a lot of cost and frustration, which is why it is essential to have a REALTOR® working with you, as he or she will make the sale of your home a successful and satisfying experience.

Greater exposure

REALTORS® use the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) to give your home maximum exposure. MLS® is a computer-based system that relays valuable information about your home to hundreds of REALTORS® and potential homebuyers.

Setting a price

Setting a price for your home is an important but difficult process. Again, this is where the services of a REALTOR® prove invaluable. REALTORS® have the experience to help you understand how the market works and decide upon a realistic price that meets your goals. REALTORS® also pre-screen potential buyers to make sure only those who are serious and financially qualified view your home.

REALTORS® will also develop a marketing plan to help your property receive maximum exposure. This will likely include placing your home on the MLS® system and placing a "For Sale" sign on the front lawn. The plan will likely also include arranging open houses for other REALTORS® and potential buyers, and developing advertisements and feature sheets/mailers to market your home.

Once you have accepted an offer to buy your home, your REALTOR® will help ensure that all the proper paperwork is completed. He or she will also make sure that both parties meet the necessary conditions outlined in the agreement.

Why working with a REALTOR® makes sense

When you work with a REALTOR® you will likely get a better price for your home than if you try to sell it yourself. Apart from the financial benefits, however, there is an extra measure of comfort and security that comes from having a REALTOR® on your side. Remember that REALTORS® are governed by a code of ethics and standards of business practice. They have also been trained and licensed under the provincial Real Estate Services Act to assist in transactions involving real property. When it comes to buying or selling property, using a REALTOR® just makes sense.


Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015

If you are looking to create a home and a lifestyle that makes you feel calm, living to your full, inspired  potential and full of  JOY… then I would love to help you on your search! 

I have had experience buying and selling real estate as a licensed Realtor in Ontario, Canada as well as owned and managed many rental properties and dabbled with my own Airbnb suites.

I am grateful to call Vancouver Island my home and to be surrounded by great connections through like-minded people who want to create an awesome life on this special island!

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