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This one was worth waiting for. 2200 sq.ft ocean front residence with 150 ft. of walk-on beach. The custom built home offers panoramic ocean views from both levels of the home and from the large upper deck area. Great ocean views and sunsets! This could be an ideal residence or an excellent revenue producing property… Read More
Fabulous foreclosure property with stunning ocean and marina views. Minutes to Qualicum Beach, this home offers 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, family room for those cozy get togethers. Love an ocean view and spectacular sunset? Then this could be what you are looking for. Watch the fishermen come in with their catch of the day… Read More
Fantastic 5 bedroom/4 bathroom home within walking distance to all levels of schools. You will be impressed upon entry, by the grand foyer with elegant staircase to the upper level with 4 bedrooms (2 with ensuite) plus a large bonus room. The master bedroom has a walk in closet plus a 5 piece ensuite and… Read More
Completely renovated warm and inviting cottage. Spectacular bluff ocean views in the gated community of Salmon Beach near Ucluelet. The Hydro is in and the Hydro levy has been paid. Saving approximately $350 in taxes every year. All furniture, bedding and even the dishes, pots and pans are included for a turnkey move in ready… Read More
Quarter share at Pacific Shores and Spa in Nanoose Bay at a bargain price. Act now to save thousands over the developer’s price. Quarter share includes four weeks in September plus eight variable weeks which are usually grouped in clusters of two weeks each on a rotating basis from fall through spring each year. Owners… Read More
Fantastic location! You will love this ocean view home across the street from a gorgeous walking beach that stretches for over a mile. Extensive upgrades with new flooring, kitchen cabinets, paint and newer appliances. The roof was recently restored and will provide another 15 years of service. In addition to the great views of the… Read More
1082 FRONT STREET – Ocean Front lot with Cabin and RV. Asking $290,000, just reduced from $365,000! One of the best LOCATIONS at Salmon Beach. Fabulous walk on waterfront cottage offering great views of the Broken Group of Islands and the ocean. Salmon Beach is a recreational cottage community situated on the shores of beautiful… Read More
SOLD, SOLD, SOLD…. CALL FOR DETAILS This idyllic spot on the ocean side of Parksville, has been beautifully renovated and has steps to the ocean at the end of the block. It is a few minutes walk from another beach access, an excellent waterfront Bistro, and a pub. Close by is a marina, two golf… Read More
Pacific Ocean Building Lot Asking $99,000, reduced from $149,000 Las Lomas del Mar is probably the best-kept secret in Manzanillo. The beautiful subdivision is located at the start of the Juluapan Peninsula, just to the west of the Vida del Mar condominium development. The roads and utilities were installed almost 30 years ago and until… Read More
Fabulous Salmon Beach Waterfront Lot, Asking only $298,000 Large pristine ocean front lot (11,140 sq. ft) with fabulous ocean views located in “the Ridge” at Salmon Beach. The lot faces the Broken Island Group and is located in a private, gated community. Recreational opportunities abound. Private boat launch on site for owners’ use. Rarely… Read More
COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS
What is my property worth in today’s Market????
What did the real estate next door sell for? What you should know about a Free Comparative Market Analysis (CMAs). As part of the listing process, I prepare a Comparative Market Analysis (known in the industry as a CMA) to help establish a realistic price range for a home.
A CMA is a written report on your home that contains property profiles of homes in the area which compare closely to yours. Included in the study are homes currently listed for sale, recently sold properties and properties which did not sell during the listing period. Sometimes certain amenities, additions and/or improvements are also considered.
The key to remember about a CMA is that if properly researched, it will give you the hard numbers necessary to reach a realistic pricing decision. The price range you get from an agent using a CMA may well be lower than what you get from agents who don’t use one. But when a CMA is used to determine the asking price of a home, the final sale price is usually closer to the CMA price, than a price determined without the use of a CMA. Another important benefit of using a CMA is that when a home is priced properly, it will usually sell faster.
What did the house next door sell for?: a CMA will show you the current selling prices in your neighborhood.
What should we price our house at?: a CMA will show you the range your listing price should be in.
What is in it for me?: if a CMA is done on your home and then used with an Estimate of Selling Costs, a reasonably accurate estimate of proceeds to you is determined.
Contact me: Ralph Kretzschmar for additional information or to get your Free CMA.
February 18, 2011 By Ralph Kretzschmar
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