I have sold a property at 102 Critchley Pl in Nanaimo.
Beautifully private home on .59 of an acre. Home has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, located in desirable Chase River area with a large, private, and fairly flat back yard and potential to add a carriage house or basement suite! This home features a bright and airy living space with large windows, spacious kitchen with storage, and stainless appliances. There is a patio slider to give access to enjoy a large sundeck for your bbq and entertaining, overlooking the private back yard. The spacious primary bedroom features a walk in closet, and en-suite with jacuzzi bathtub. There are an 2 more bedrooms and a main bathroom to complete this level. Other features include a newer roof and 2 car garage. Downstairs there is a bathroom and bedroom and plenty of space for a home business, kids play room, or convert to a suite for in-laws. Enjoy the serenity of the great outdoors close to parks & trails, yet conveniently located close to all amenities & the Parkway.All data apprx.buyer to verify.
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I have sold a property at 4085 Salal Dr in Nanaimo.
Beautiful Long Lake Family Home with Suite. This meticulously maintained home was carefully crafted in 2013 by sought after Windley Contracting. Featuring 3 bedrooms plus den in the main home, there is the added bonus of a vacant 1 bedroom suite, ideal for extended family or as a mortgage helper. This home is a showpiece, and is bright and open, with careful attention to every detail. The generous living room features a tray ceiling with recessed lighting and stylish gas fireplace. There is an open plan kitchen with high end appliances including a gas cooktop and beautiful cabinetry, with an attached dining room and sliding door to the deck overlooking the lush backyard. Enjoy park views from the primary suite. The suite is bright and modern, with its own laundry. Situated on a spacious lot with established landscaping, this home is ideally located walking distance to Long Lake. Take advantage of the proximity to parks and lakeside and all that this family neighborhood has to offer.
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I have listed a new property at 507 1155 Resort Dr in Parksville.
Purchase a 100% strata ownership in this resort unit and enjoy a wonderful vacation haven and/or earn some income from the rental pool. You can enjoy all the amenities of Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort (Grotto Spa, great dining, swimming pool, exercise centre, children's playground, conference facilities) as well as miles of sandy beach, Rathtrevor Provincial Park & seven local golf courses. Well managed strata and mandatory rental pool leave you with nothing to worry about. Stay up to 180 days, or leave it in the rental pool to maximize your revenue. This unit has a 1.4 Participation Factor and is near the Grotto Spa. Ask about how the rental pool and strata works -- this is a one of a kind resort and a unique situation. Stay in your own unit, or choose a different one, your choice. If you are thinking of recreational property on Vancouver Island, look at Tigh-Na-Mara first!
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Please visit our Open House at 3607 Ranch Point Rd in Nanaimo.
Open House on Sunday, July 24, 2022 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Spectacular North Jinglepot Acreage. This phenomenal 1.88 acre property features a sprawling rancher, spacious 3 car garage, 2 bedroom guest house, in ground swimming pool, pool house with plumbing, hot tub and so much more. The main home boasts 2500+ square feet, with 4 generous bedrooms and 3 beautiful bathrooms, gleaming hardwood floors and oversized windows. The gourmet kitchen features skylights, top quality stainless appliances, inset lighting and large island. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room, with it's double french doors leading out to the generous partially covered patio, perfect for entertaining. The primary suite has a stunning ensuite with a seamless glass shower and quartz countertops. Outside there is an inground swimming pool and hot tub with a deck surround, as well as a pool house and spacious decks. Additionally, there is a beautiful 2 bedroom guest house with vaulted ceilings and wrap around deck. All of this on a landscaped acreage in a coveted location.
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Please visit our Open House at 3607 Ranch Point Rd in Nanaimo.
Open House on Saturday, July 23, 2022 10:00AM - 12:30PM Join up for an open house tomorrow 10am-12:30pm
Spectacular North Jinglepot Acreage. This phenomenal 1.88 acre property features a sprawling rancher, spacious 3 car garage, 2 bedroom guest house, in ground swimming pool, pool house with plumbing, hot tub and so much more. The main home boasts 2500+ square feet, with 4 generous bedrooms and 3 beautiful bathrooms, gleaming hardwood floors and oversized windows. The gourmet kitchen features skylights, top quality stainless appliances, inset lighting and large island. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room, with it's double french doors leading out to the generous partially covered patio, perfect for entertaining. The primary suite has a stunning ensuite with a seamless glass shower and quartz countertops. Outside there is an inground swimming pool and hot tub with a deck surround, as well as a pool house and spacious decks. Additionally, there is a beautiful 2 bedroom guest house with vaulted ceilings and wrap around deck. All of this on a landscaped acreage in a coveted location.
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On Sunday July 17, 2022 McPherson Walker Real Estate Group held its FIRST Annual Ice Cream Sundays on Sunday Client Appreciation Event. 

We are so grateful for our amazing clients's business and referrals, this is just a fun way to say thank you!

Part of what is important to Meghan and Kelsey is giving back. So, we offered some prizes to those in attendance and an opportinity to get more entries with each $50 donation to the The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation - our charity of choice. 

View this video to see the total we raised, and if you won a prize!


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Please visit our Open House at 2599 Powder Point Rd in Nanoose Bay.
Open House on Sunday, July 17, 2022 3:30PM - 5:30PM Host by Ania Young, Royal LePage Parksville-Qualicum Beach Realty
Are you looking to put your own renovating & decorating skills to work on a large home with a great lot size, just steps to Red Gap, Nanoose Elementary, & a hop, skip & jump from Fairwinds golf & the wellness club? Easy commute to either Parksville & points north, or to Nanaimo with quick access to Highway 19. This home has 4 spacious bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms, a 2 car garage plus carport & room to build a shop too! Enjoy the established fruit & nut trees plus the grape vine & revive the fenced garden here for your own mini-homestead. Pop down to the local farms to buy your food if that's more your style. The living room is the star of this show with super high ceilings & massive fireplace that will easily hold all of your family Christmas stockings. Cute office nook, mud room entry with adjoining laundry all make this the perfect home for someone looking for plenty of space. Lot size from BC Assessment & room measurements from Oceanside Home Pix. Buyer to verify if critical.
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Please visit our Open House at 6025 Driftwood Pl in Nanaimo.
Open House on Sunday, July 17, 2022 1:00PM - 3:00PM
North Nanaimo rancher. Vacant and ready for quick possession. This home is situated on a cul-du-sac and features 1358 sq ft living space including 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The main living area offers an open floor plan and provides an abundance of natural light. Off the kitchen and dining room, there is access to a large deck and fully fenced in backyard. The yard is equipped with garden beds, outbuilding, patio area, mature plantings and grassed areas. The primary bedroom looks out to the backyard and features an ensuite and large W/I closet. The additional 2 bedrooms located just down the hall. The property which includes a storage outbuilding, is on a flat 1/3 of an acre that backs on to a green space & creek for added privacy. Just seconds to major shopping centers, schools, neighbourhood parks and steps away from beach access. Two car garage with plenty of shelving is perfect for storage/workspace.
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I have sold a property at 848 Retegno Ave in Parksville.
------BEAUTIFUL PARKSVILLE RANCHER------Style, Comfort, & Convenience in One Fabulous Package! Spacious & bright 3 Bed/2 Bath Rancher on landscaped & fully-fenced .15 acre w/open concept, high-end fixtures/finishing, multiple skylights & generous use of glass, sun-soaked outdoor living space, & peaceful location a short walk away from Wembley Mall & mins to downtown shopping. Living Room w/OH cathedral ceiling & nat gas FP, Deluxe Kitchen w/skylights, island, breakfast bar, quality stainless appls, & pantry closet nearby. Dual French doors open to covered side patio that wraps around to large back patio w/south exposure, roll-down awning, & lovely view of fenced backyard w/perimeter gardens. Primary Bedroom Suite w/trayed ceiling, WI closet & 4 pc skylighted ensuite, also 2nd Bedroom, skylighted 4 pc Main Bath, Laundry Room w/door to Double Garage, & Office/Den w/hide-a-bed. Great extras, visit our website for more pics, floor plan, VR Tour & more.
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Royal LePage is forecasting that the aggregate price of a home in Canada will increase 5% in the fourth quarter of 2022, compared to the same quarter last year. The forecast has been revised downward from the previous quarter following more aggressive than expected interest rate hikes by the Bank of Canada, resulting in an expected temporary drop in demand in parts of southern Ontario and British Columbia. 

“Some of the heat that was driving the market cooled during the quarter as rising interest rates coupled with economic uncertainty undermined consumer confidence and pushed buyers to the sidelines,” said Phil Soper, president and CEO of Royal LePage. “We have significantly reduced our outlook for 2022, however home prices are still forecast to end the year higher than 2021 and well above pre-pandemic norms. Following record price gains across the country, numerous markets in southern Ontario and parts of Greater Vancouver – specifically those that saw some of the highest price appreciation over the last two years – experienced a second quarter decline. I expect this highly unusual downward movement in home values will be short-lived as the country’s chronic housing shortage has not been resolved.

According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released today, the aggregateprice of a home in Canada increased 12.1% year-over-year to $815,000 in the second quarter of 2022. On a quarterly basis, the aggregate price of a home in Canada decreased 4.9% in the second quarter after reaching record year-over-year highs in Q1. This is reflective of softening home prices in markets that saw exceptional price growth during the pandemic. The second quarter of 2022 is the first quarter in more than three years (since Q1 2019) to post a quarter-over-quarter decline in home prices.

“We don’t expect to see much movement in housing values through the balance of the year,” added Soper. “Canada is experiencing strong growth in household formation, so positive economic news, such as a signal that rates have reached a level where inflation can be managed, should trigger a return to rising property values. The small percentage of consumers who purchased properties at 2022’s February/March peak will have seen a short-term decline in the value of their homes, but there is little doubt they will soon make up that lost ground.”

When broken out by housing type, the national median price of a single-family detached home rose 12.4% per cent year-over-year to $859,500, while the median price of a condominium increased 12.2% year-over-year to $589,000. 

Source

Read Royal LePage’s second quarter release for national and regional insights. 

Second quarter press release highlights:

  • National aggregate home price increases 12.1% year-over-year in second quarter of 2022; decreases 4.9% quarter-over-quarter.
  • Royal LePage reduces national home price forecast to +5.0% in fourth quarter of 2022; expects home prices to hold relatively flat through the second half of the year in greater regions of Toronto and Vancouver. Greater Montreal Area expected to see continued price appreciation.
  • An uneven market recovery is expected as some regions experience continued price appreciation, while others soften.
  • Interprovincial migration to affordable real estate markets supports home price growth in Alberta, Prairies and Atlantic Canada.
  • Royal LePage cautions policy makers that growing inventory is masking an acute urgency to solve Canada’s housing supply crisis.

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