I have listed a new property at 217 1540 PIERCY ROAD in COURTENAY.
Great 2 bedroom condo with in suite laundry located close to town in well run complex. Easy access to bus stops, shopping and schools. Rentals allowed plus one pet.
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I have listed a new property at 1317 KREBS CRES in COURTENAY.
A home for everyone! Whether you have a family or simply wanting a little extra space, this home could be for you. Spic and span 3 bedroom with 2.5 bathrooms fully fenced yard near downtown Courtenay. The main walk in level has a living room, dining room and powder room, kitchen with breakfast bar and family room with gas fireplace all overlooking the landscaped backyard. There are raised garden beds with irrigation to mist your veggies. On the large patio there are two covered areas for lounging and for your barbeque with gas hook up and extra gravel side yard for a shed complete with beautiful producing peach tree! Upstairs are all 3 bedrooms and the master ensuite has a jetted tub, walk in closet and separate laundry room. There is graveled space next to the driveway for your RV, camper or that boat you always wanted. The garage has been converted into a bonus room and workshop area with room for bikes, kayaks and your lawnmower.
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I have sold a property at 1601 THORPE AVE in COURTENAY.
This rancher has a lovely location in Courtenay East close to walking paths, schools, shopping, golfing and on a bus route! Move in ready with updated flooring, paint, garburator and newer gas fireplace. There is a large bright entry, doors from the dining room into the fenced backyard with mature trees. New hot water tank and all plumbing upgraded from Poly B to Pex in 2016. All new underground sprinkler system installed in 2015. Roof is 15 years old and new vacuum system. With a level, low maintenance yard this could be your forever home!
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I have sold a property at 7353 ISLAND N HWY in MERVILLE.
Country living! Well kept 3 bed + den, 2 bath split level home on .87 park-like acres less than 15 minutes north of Courtenay. Great layout with bedrooms up and living areas on the main floor. Home has an eat-in kitchen and a cozy living room with electric fireplace. The bedrooms have all been re-done with laminate flooring. The large .87 acre property is beautifully treed with a great patio area off the back of the home to enjoy the private setting.
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I have listed a new property at A 268 MITCHELL PLACE in COURTENAY.
1/2 duplex near the Puntledge River area of downtown Courtenay. 3 Bedrooms plus office 2 bathrooms, fenced yard and detached workshop. Sunny kitchen with stairs to backyard with raised bbq deck and room for the kids or pets. Currently tenanted and tenant would like to stay if you are considering an investment property. Quiet and safe cul-de-sac location.
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I have listed a new property at 2062 PARK DRIVE in COMOX.
Oceanview 4 bedroom plus family room home in downtown Comox across from park. Detached workshop makes a great studio space. Built in 1972 this home still exudes mid modern design and finishes and awaits your updates on this solid built home.
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I have listed a new property at 114 205 1ST STREET in COURTENAY.
Riverside living at it's best! Enjoy the warmth & comfort from your wood stove while watching the river and wildlife from this wonderful 2 BR 2 Bathroom river front condo. This unit has been recently upgraded with new flooring, stainless steel appliances, new kitchen cabinets & back splash& counter tops.Located within easy walking distance to downtown Courtenay shopping, theater and dining! All measurements are approximate and must be verified by buyer if important.
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⌂ In the 12 months ending March 31st, 2017, there were 2054 sales of all property types, a 22% increase over 2016. The highest number of annual sales was 2256 in 2007. The lowest was 879 in 1998. 2017 marks the third consecutive year of above average numbers of sales. The twenty-two year average is 1553. ⌂ The twelve month average sale price of a Comox Valley home is $426,337, up 15% from 2016. The average lot price is $205,339, up 11%. If you purchased an ‘average’ home in 2007 you paid $329,280. If you bought an average lot in 2007, you paid $128,058. ⌂ Apartment condos are the largest segment of the strata market. In 2007 the average price was $196,829. YTD in 2017, the average price is $240,788. ⌂ YTD in 2017, 65 houses per month have sold. (In all of 2016, 102 house per month sold, for 2015 – 78, for 2014 -73, for 2013 - 68, for 2012 - 68, 2011 - 66, for 2010 - 68, for 2009 - 73, for 2008 - 69, for 2007 - 100.) 75% of all residential sales occurred in Comox - 19%, Courtenay – 43%, and Cumberland - 13%. Cumberland is in double digits for the first time. ⌂ Houses make up 62% of the 374 residential properties currently offered for sale (condos – 31%, mobiles - 3%, duplexes – 10 %.) The current active inventory of all properties is 577, a 43% reduction from 2016. ⌂ If you bought an average home in Cumberland in 2007 you paid $264,572. Today’s price is $474,978. The largest local current average sale price differential is between Courtenay South ($400,000) and Crown Isle ($629,000). ⌂ YTD in 2017, 8 houses have sold for less than $200,000. In all 2016 – 19, in 2015 – 41, in 2014 – 35, in 2013 – 47, in 2012 – 37, in 2011 – 36, in 2010 – 29, in 2009 - 37. There were ten residential sales over $1 million in 2008. In 2009 – three, in 2010 – one, in 2011 – two, in 2012 – none, in 2013 – five, in 2014 – six, in 2015 – four, in 2016 – nineteen and YTD 2017 - seven. The 12 month median price (half sales above, half sales below) is $409,900. ⌂ The 2017 residential sales pattern in the Comox Valley indicates one half of all single family dwelling sales occur between $350,000 and $500,000. The twelve month list/sell ratio is 92% and currently, listings are selling for 98% of asking price in 47 days. ⌂ Based on current market activity, when ten houses sell in the Comox Valley, seven are in the urban centers, three are rural. Two are priced under $350,000, five are priced from $350,000 to $500,000 and three are priced over $500,000.

 

Created by MGD for RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty with stats from the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

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I have listed a new property at 2068 PARK DRIVE in COMOX.
All new renovation complete! This home now offers a legal 1 bdrm plus den suite located downtown Comox with an ocean view! The main level of this home has 3 bedrooms, master ensuite and another 4 piece bathroom, all new flooring, forced air gas furnace, new roof in 2016, all new plumbing, insulation upgraded and an amazing new kitchen! Gas stove, all new appliances including washer and dryer. There's a large sunroom to soak in the ocean views and a back deck for barbecues. Gas fireplace in the spacious living room with that ocean view again! Downstairs there is a one bdrm plus den suite with separate parking and large entry, beautiful kitchen with walkout to backyard, breakfast island, electric fireplace and amazing 3 piece bathroom with heated tile floor. This home has been inspected top to bottom. Must see!
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I have listed a new property at 1601 THORPE AVE in COURTENAY.
This rancher has a lovely location in Courtenay East close to walking paths, schools, shopping, golfing and on a bus route! Move in ready with updated flooring, paint, garburator and newer gas fireplace. There is a large bright entry, doors from the dining room into the fenced backyard with mature trees. New hot water tank and all plumbing upgraded from Poly B to Pex in 2016. All new underground sprinkler system installed in 2015. Roof is 15 years old and new vacuum system. With a level, low maintenance yard this could be your forever home!
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I have listed a new property at 7353 ISLAND N HWY in MERVILLE.
Country living! Well kept 3 bed + den, 2 bath split level home on .87 park-like acres less than 15 minutes north of Courtenay. Great layout with bedrooms up and living areas on the main floor. Home has an eat-in kitchen and a cozy living room with electric fireplace. The bedrooms have all been re-done with laminate flooring. The large .87 acre property is beautifully treed with a great patio area off the back of the home to enjoy the private setting.
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I have sold a property at 72 1288 TUNNER DRIVE in COURTENAY.
Wonderful 2 bedroom 2 bath patio home located in central area within walking distance to stores, banks, churches and pool. Bright & sunny unit freshly painted throughout, double garage, gas fireplace, skylights & wood floors are just a few of the special features of this home!
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I have listed a new property at 2080 HECTOR ROAD in COMOX.
This is a lovely .46 acre property in a quiet location on the edge of Comox within easy drive to all amenities. There is a well maintained 1984 mobile with excellent footings support offering 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms laundry and all appliances. A septic system with high performance field has been installed in 2003 to support a 4 bedroom home and it is on city water. New roof and skylights in 2003. New hot water tank in 2010 and the forced air furnace was rebuilt in 1999. There's a large concrete patio to enjoy summer evenings. A lovley holding property to rent out and build in future or live a low maintenance lifestyle now.
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I have listed a new property at 1401 VALLEY VIEW DRIVE in COURTENAY.
Lovely home in highly desirable Valley View area of Courtenay overlooking farmland and the Beaufort Mountain Range. This rancher with a walk out basement offers the master bedroom and den on the main level with french doors from the dining room to the covered deck. There are stunning fir floors throughout and the kitchen includes a breakfast nook with bay windows to take in all the views. The living room has a fireplace and a bright and airy feeling with windows on either side offering a lovely cross breeze. In addition there is a powder room and access to the 3 car garage. Downstairs there is a spacious and bright family room with 2 sets of double doors to access the backyard and covered patio. There are 2 more bedrooms, a storage room and large laundry room. This home has lovely curb appeal and with huge potential for minor updates to make it your own.
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I have listed a new property at 142 CLIFFE AVE in COURTENAY.
This lovely character home is located in the highly desirable Old Orchard area of Courtenay. Walking distance to shopping, theatre, restaurants, community centres & several parks. This home has received extensive updates in the past 2 years including re-insulation of under height basement with vapour barriers, new fencing and gates, new roof on garage, all electrical, hardwired smoke detectors inspected and additional LED lighting fixtures installed & painted throughout. The backyard has space for a garden & the garage would suit one car & has several built in benches for a shop area with power. The main level offers a lovely living room with original fir floors & french doors to a large room currently furnished as a dining room but could be used as a 3rd bdrm as it has 2 closets. There is a 4 pc bathroom, kitchen with open counter to dining area & laundry room & pantry. Upstairs there are 2 bdrms and a 2 pc bath. This is a lovely character home in an amazing location.
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I have listed a new property at 72 1288 TUNNER DRIVE in COURTENAY.
Wonderful 2 bedroom 2 bath patio home located in central area within walking distance to stores, banks, churches and pool. Bright & sunny unit freshly painted throughout, double garage, gas fireplace, skylights & wood floors are just a few of the special features of this home!
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 Press Release Hint – they are closer than you think. Courtenay, BC, : Ho-hum, yawn! The answer to the often repeated question “Where are buyers coming from?” remains the same, according to Marty Douglas, managing broker of RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty. “We examined over 1700 sales files from 2016 and found that 54% of buyers were living in the Comox Valley at the time of purchase,” said Douglas. In 2013, a similar survey revealed 55% were local. Lower Mainland sellers, cashing in their rising equity, doubled the number of buyers in the Comox Valley to 16% over the same period. Buyers from the rest of Vancouver Island, including 72 from Victoria, 40 from Campbell River and 28 from Nanaimo, created the next largest group at 14%. Alberta, no surprise, shrank to 6% from 9%, while the rest of Canada supplied 5% of buyers. The only province not adding to the Comox Valley was PEI. As for ‘off shore’ buyers, there were more folks from the USA than any other country. A total of 9 foreign buyers, 7 from the USA, 2 from Asia and 2 from the United Kingdom became contributors to the tax base of the Comox Valley. Douglas added “When your Realtor explains their marketing plan, the sources of buyers influence where they advertise your property. Since most are local, the ‘for sale’ sign remains a powerful tool. The Internet is where buyers look first. They home they eventually buy is usually introduced to them by their Realtor.” RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty has two offices and 70 members of the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board serving the Comox Valley.

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I have listed a new property at 2177 EVANS PLACE in COURTENAY.
Custom built 5 year old home in a fabulous location close to schools, shopping, golf course and walking trails. This design offers open concept living areas with high 9 foot ceilings, large windows streaming natural light throughout the space and sliding doors to a covered patio. There is a stone fireplace, hardwood flooring and granite counter tops in the kitchen with a large island for entertaining. The master bedroom is ensuited with a 5 piece bathroom. Upstairs there are two large bedrooms or hobby rooms with a 4 piece bathroom and computer room space between. There is a double garage, hardi plank sliding and a heat pump for your most efficient heating and cooling. There is also a fenced yard with plenty of room to build a shop/shed or studio.
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I have sold a property at 1 3100 KENSINGTON CRES in COURTENAY.
Crown Isle Golf Community offers this premium patio home with one of the finest locations available in the complex with a view over the 13th green, bridge, pond and mountains. This is an end unit in this complex with green space beside and two private parking spaces in addition to the double garage. With a South-Westerly exposure you will enjoy lovely sunsets on the 2 large connected patios. There is an open concept kitchen with island adjoining the family room with see through fireplace. There is a large comfortable living room with connected dining room and both living areas have sliding doors to patios. The master bedroom has a large ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and separate shower and a walk in closet. The 2nd bedroom is spacious with 4 piece bathroom attached. In addition there is a clubhouse in the complex for playing cards and meetings. A lovely community within Crown Isle Golf Resort.
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I have listed a new property at 1 3100 KENSINGTON CRES in COURTENAY.
Crown Isle Golf Community offers this premium patio home with one of the finest locations available in the complex with a view over the 13th green, bridge, pond and mountains. This is an end unit in this complex with green space beside and two private parking spaces in addition to the double garage. With a South-Westerly exposure you will enjoy lovely sunsets on the 2 large connected patios. There is an open concept kitchen with island adjoining the family room with see through fireplace. There is a large comfortable living room with connected dining room and both living areas have sliding doors to patios. The master bedroom has a large ensuite bathroom with soaker tub and separate shower and a walk in closet. The 2nd bedroom is spacious with 4 piece bathroom attached. In addition there is a clubhouse in the complex for playing cards and meetings. A lovely community within Crown Isle Golf Resort.
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