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Newport Realty
1144 Fort St
V8V 3K8

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203b-3000 Oak St Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $439,000 Unconditional

The largest layout in the building !! This one just needs your personal touch but offers lots of space and a great layout in a quiet quality building. Bedrooms on either side of the unit with 2 full bathrooms, a spacious kitchen and room for the piano. The large second floor balcony has views of the creekside but still offers easy ground floor access just across from the parking space. Located down a quiet r...

101-877 Ellery St Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $522,500 Unconditional

Over 1100 sq/ft of space in this 2 bedroom/2 bath plus den!! This ground floor corner unit is on the quiet side of the building with large covered patio and green space access. Tons of natural light with large thermal windows and 2 sets of energy efficient sliders. Lovely open plan with separated bedrooms, updated kitchen & bathrooms. Both bedrooms are very generous with master featuring a walk-thru closet an...

9348 Maryland Dr Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $1,099,000 Sold

The Perfect Seaside Home - Brand New and Move-In Ready! In the heart of Sidney, minutes from the local shops & restaurants of Bevan Avenue & just steps from the nearby beach sits the perfect seaside home. Coastal inspired, this 3-Bed, 2-Bath, 1,772 sqft. duplex gives a bright & airy feel w/ open-concept living and 10-ft. ceilings throughout. A spacious kitchen, complete with a walk-in pantry, sits open to the...

4685 Barrow Rd Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $750,000 Sold

ATTENTION DEVELOPERS AND INVESTORS. Welcome to 4685 Barrow Rd. Sitting on 2.71 acres and surrounded by mature tress, this 3 bed, 2 bath home is awaiting your design ideas. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and oak floors are great character features to build your vision around. The property boasts a powered, fully detached studio. It also has a large, flat area that was once used as a riding ring. For more info...

7413 Veyaness Rd Bed: 4 Bath: 3 Price: $995,999 Sold

This is the perfect family home in a beautiful semi rural setting with fabulous views. The traditional layout offers 3 bedrooms upstairs with a cheater ensuite bathroom. The primary bedroom features a private double jetted tub looking out over the treetops. Living/dining is bright and spacious with vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace to enjoy on a cool night. Gorgeous engineered hardwood floors flow through ...

406-455 Sitkum Rd Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $958,000 Sold

Rarely do the penthouse units come up for sale in this building. Stunning 2 bedroom loft with 20' windows and roof top patio showcasing the sweeping views of downtown Victoria and the Inner Harbour. At almost 1500 sq/ft this modern, architecturally impressive condo has it all. Breezeway entrance, 23' ceilings, two fully renovated bathrooms, gourmet kitchen with island & gas stove, custom fireplace, remote co...

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

Janine’s entrepreneurial spirit has found her in various businesses from restaurateur to metal artist. With a background in architectural technology her passion for design has continued as her path has merged into a real estate career.. She is family oriented and concerned for the future of the planet, researching green and sustainable solutions and finding healthy homes for clients which is a focus within her business. Her experience as a home stager is a service that is offered to all her clients and she is not afraid of getting her hands dirty as she takes more of a grassroots approach to the tasks at hand. Janine brings an educated perspective on the market as well as an eye for value and opportunity.