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Come and discover this delightful 2 Bedroom , 2 full bathroom offering over 1,000 square feet in a quiet well maintained condominium. This location is second to none - right in the heart of the Saanich/Shelbourne corridor just steps to both University Heights Shopping Center, Tuscany Village, numerous restaurants, UVIC, and right on a direct bus line to Downtown and University. You will appreciate the spaci...Listed by RE/MAX CAMOSUN
On a quiet side street in the heart of Fernwood, this new slightly sloping lot is ideal for building your dream home. Walk or bike to Royal Jubilee Hospital, Oak Bay Rec Centre or Downtown from here. Rarely do you get such a fabulously located lot to build on.Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Cloverdale
Just for you – a westcoast contemporary townhomes next to University Heights Mall and just a short 10 minute walk to the UVIC. This modern, open-concept townhome is two stories with 9 foot high ceilings, 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms. Its many high end features include in-floor geo-thermal radiant heating, engineered hardwood floors throughout, granite & quartz countertops, imported Peruvian travertine tiles, Kitc...Listed by DFH Real Estate
Proudly presenting 3-6126 Marsh Road, a move in ready detached home at the end of a private cul de sac. Built in 2009, this 4 bed 3 bath home makes the most of its 1819sqft through an open floorplan and 9” ceilings. Wrap comfy couches around the fireplace of the living room connected to the dining/kitchen. The kitchen speaks of quality craftsmanship with Stainless Steel appliances, extra cabinetry, and a bar...Listed by Royal LePage Coast Capital - Chatterton
Consulting a REALTOR® such as JP Tait
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
Selling Your Home - Why it Pays to Use a REALTOR® such as JP Tait
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 of the proper paperwork is completed accurately. 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
JP Tait has been involved in the real estate industry for over a decade and looks forward to putting his skill, dedication, and expertise to work for you!
With his unique set of experiences and broad knowledge base, JP provides clients with a perfect blend of technical and legal understanding, strong negotiation skills, keen attention to detail, and a warm personal touch. His tireless work ethic ensures you will be guided effectively through the purchase or sale of your home. You can expect JP to give you the highest level of service, working around the clock on your behalf.
JP began his real estate career in 2006, taking a position in sales and project management for a large condominium development in the Kootenays, in Nelson BC. JP personally sold over 40 homes and managed the sales of nearly 100 strata units, effectively qualifying him as an expert in condominium sales and strata transactions. As designated representative for the developer, JP was responsible for looking after the interests of purchasers throughout their buying process. He guided over 100 happy customers through their purchase including negotiating contracts, ensuring completion of deficiencies, and walking delighted owners into their new property on possession day. As the Assistant Project Manager supervising a $20 million dollar development he gained in-depth knowledge of building construction design, giving him a superior understanding of the fundamental elements that make up your home.
JP’s formal education and university degree is in Electrical Engineering, which gives him analytical strengths to negotiate effectively combined with technical knowledge to handle any issues that may arise. JP has owned property in several locations across North America and he consequently brings a broad perspective that considers and applies best practice to accomplishing your real estate goals. Aside from work, you can find JP enjoying the walkability of beautiful Victoria in Beacon Hill Park or the Inner Harbour, spending time with family, beekeeping and raising chickens, playing disc golf, and dancing salsa and swing.
You can trust JP will devote himself to helping you achieve your real estate goals. Your satisfaction is his priority!
Are you in the market to find your perfect new home on Vancouver Island? Would you like to sell your property in the Victoria area? Please call or text JP today at 1.250.551.5551 or use the contact form on this page.
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