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Wet soil and rainy days can wreck your landscaping if you don’t plan accordingly. Make the most out of your climate, and you’ll get a lot more out of your garden. Improve your soil and choose the right plants, and you’ll create a gorgeous landscaping design that will turn heads and stay beautiful even in the soggiest conditions.

Improve Conditions

Wet soil doesn’t have to put a damper on your gardening dreams. If the natural climate of your garden is wet, improve the conditions so plants can grow more easily in the soil.

Improve your soil, and it will support richer plant growth. If soil drains well, it can provide the right environment for plants even in a moist climate. Dig up your garden beds and turn the soil several times to aerate it. Add lots of organic matter (in the form of compost) to the soil to break it up and improve drainage. Compost will lighten up heavy, moist soil and keep it nutrient-rich to support healthy growth of plants.

Raised garden bed with landscaping.

You can also use raised beds to keep garden soil well-drained and more hospitable to plants. If you live in wet conditions, elevated beds will drain better than regular garden beds in the ground, so soil stays dryer. Surround your raised bed with landscaping rocks, wood, or some other type of support, and build the soil up six to 12 inches higher than ground level. Be sure to include drainage holes around the base of your bed surround.

Choose the Right Plants

Pick the right plants for your garden, and wet soil will be your landscaping dream come true. There are many plants that thrive in moist conditions and look best when grown in wet soil. Use these moisture-loving plants to paint your landscaping with beautiful colors, and create a perfect look.

Flowering Shrubs

A white picket fence with a blue flowering hydrangea plant.

Hydrangea is a landscaping favorite, and it's a great choice for moist soil. This flowering plant loves wet soil, and blooms best when it has plenty of water. Hydrangea blossoms in soft shades of pink or blue, depending on the pH balance of your soil.

Black chokeberry is a great all-season plant for any landscaping design. These bushes produce pretty white flowers in spring. The foliage turns purple and red in fall, when the berries bloom.

Winterberry can grow in partial shade or full sun, so it's a versatile landscaping plant. Birds are attracted to the bright berries produced by this deciduous shrub, which adds another element of life and color to any garden.

Flowers

Marsh marigolds in a swampy landscape.

Marsh marigolds produce beautiful flowers in the early spring. The bright yellow flowers grow well in wet, swampy climates. Marsh marigolds will even survive and grow in standing water.

Canna flowers grow big, beautiful blossoms in bold red, yellow, orange, and pink shades. Cannas grow tall, up to eight feet in some varieties, to become a standout flower of any landscaping design.

Cardinal flowers are named for their bright red blooms. They'll grow well in watery gardens, and in full sun can get up to four feet in height. These flowers will also grow in partial shade, though they won't get as tall.

Groundcover

Lily of the Valley green and white flowers.

Lily of the valley is a pretty flowering groundcover that blooms with bell-shaped white flowers and dark green leaves. Lily of the valley likes moist soil best, and grows well in partial sun to full shade. Even in a rainy, overcast climate, lily of the valley thrives well and creates pretty white blooms.

Chameleon plant is a perfect wet weather groundcover. It grows well in moist soil and spreads out beautifully with colorful foliage. The leaves show shades of yellow, pink, and red around the edges, with deep green in the middle. Chameleon plant grows in full sun or partial shade.

 

Blue star creeper is named for its star-shaped, pale purple flowers. This groundcover is a gardening superstar that grows anywhere, from full sunlight to deep shade, so it can brighten up any corner of your garden. It loves moist soil and grows happily even in cloudy, overcast climates.

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British Columbia’s foreign-homebuyer tax for Metro Vancouver was no panacea for massive price gains in the red-hot housing market, experts suggest.

“If it was damaging to begin with we would see significant drops in the prices of these homes,” Aaron Chen, president of local brokerage AISA Real Estate Services, tells BuzzBuzzNews.

“What it really did was to cause a lot of investors or homebuyers to step on the sideline, to see if the prices come down or not,” he adds.

Last year in July, Greater Vancouver home prices saw a 30-plus per cent year-over-year increase compared to 2015.

But when the tax was introduced in early August 2016, monthly price gains began waning, suggesting the tax was having a cooling effect on the market, at the time Canada’s hottest.

In fact, according to BMO Economics prices declined 4 per cent from their peak in the five months following the levy’s introduction, which came by way of a surprise announcement from the provincial government.

Commenting on Ontario’s recently implemented foreign-homebuyer tax, BMO Senior Economist Robert Kavcic addressed the limited effects of BC’s measure.

“While peak price growth might be behind us, the question is how much the market will cool from the unsustainable [30-per-cent-plus] pace, and how long will the adjustment persist?” Kavcic asks.

“If Vancouver is any guide, the answers appear to be somewhat and not too long, at least while interest rates are pegged at current levels,” writes Kavcic, answering his own query.

From January to April 2017, the benchmark price of a home in Metro Vancouver increased five percent to $941,000, says the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV), showing resilience in the tax’s wake.

Part of that has to do with Vancouver’s global appeal, Chen says. Vancouver is considered a desirable city by many beyond Canada’s borders, so the AISA president suggests the foreign-buyer tax won’t deter overseas buyers from entering the market.

“In short, Vancouver is in high demand for the affluent, and when comparing prices from where they come from they feel, even at the prices today, it still seems like a bargain to them,” says Chen.

Last month, Greater Vancouver saw a 25.7 per cent decline in sales compared to April 2016 but sales were still running 4.8 per cent above the 10-year average for the month, says REBGV.

With continued demand striking the market, Chen says sales and home prices are predicted to continue on the upswing looking ahead.

“You will see more transaction volumes for sure and prices are definitely creeping up as we speak,” says Chen. “It may not move as fast as we had in the last three years but we’re very bullish with regards to the Vancouver market going forward,” he adds.

As demand rages on, supply levels on the resale side of the market are dwindling.

In April, Metro Vancouver had a total of 4,907 new listings, a decline of about 20 per cent from the same month last year, according to REBGV.

And with developers facing higher land costs in the area, Chen says costs are being passed down to homebuyers.

“The development site prices continue to rise like there’s no tomorrow, therefore driving up the cost to develop these sites. So as an end result they won’t be able to sell it for cheap,” says Chen.

“And developers are [building] because they sense the demand. That’s why they are willing to buy land at unprecedented prices continuously year after year in the City of Vancouver,” Chen adds.

While the Vancouver market bounced back, Chen still doubts the rate of growth moving forward will match last year’s record-breaking performance.

“Assuming the political positions don’t change I don’t think we’re going to see what we’ve witnessed last year moving onwards,” says Chen.

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I have sold a property at 704 2975 ATLANTIC AVE in Coquitlam.
Fabulous 1 bedroom + den corner unit in Grand Central Three! Expansive windows feature views of the city. Kitchen features quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Features laminate flooring throughout the home. Amenities include outdoor pool, hot tub, garden, fitness facility with yoga and stretching rooms, lounge and bar with multi-media room, party room and kitchen facility. Under 2-5-10 home warranty. Includes 2 parking and 1 storage locker. Open House: Sun, June 11th, 2:00-4:00 PM.
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I have sold a property at 2618 FORTRESS DR in Port Coquitlam.
Completely renovated, 6 bedroom 4 bathroom house located on spacious, corner lot in desirable Citadel neighbourhood. Most of the renovations were done in 2016 & 2017. Spacious & bright living space on main floor. New flooring, lighting, paint and blinds throughout the house. Kitchen features granite countertops, S/S appliances & built-in microwave. Upstairs are 3 good sized bedrooms including large master bedroom. Wiring and plumbing is roughed in for 2nd kitchen downstairs. Easy to suite again for a walkout basement. New roof, air conditioning, furnace and hot water tank. New decks and fencing in the fully fenced south exposed backyard makes it perfect for outdoor summer BBQ parties. Close to schools, parks and public transit.
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I have sold a property at 409 5928 BIRNEY AVE in Vancouver.
Pacific built by Adera, one of the best developers in BC, located at UBC's coveted Wesbrook Village - restaurants, shopping, and recreation all within a short walking distance. This well-maintained penthouse features high ceilings, engineered hardwood flooring and a gas fireplace in the living room, range cook top, granite counter tops and huge, southwest-facing rooftop patio. 5 minute walking distance to the top secondary school at U-Hill, 3 minutes away from a future elementary school + trails in Pacific Spirit Park are waiting for you to explore. Open House Saturday 2-4
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I have sold a property at 1304 288 UNGLESS WAY in Port Moody.
Prime Location, in the hearth of Port Moody, Close to Newport Village, walking distance to Evergreen Skytrain Station, Suter Brook village, in this spacious over 1,300 sqft.two bedroom + Den, den has been added to Living/dining area for more convenience and it is supper easy to convert it to the either a den or third bedroom. Updated to newer flooring, nice large pantry off kitchen, beautiful view of water and mountain. two side by side parkings and one storage locker. Call for private viewing.Open House Saturday June 10, 2-4.
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For the third year in a row, British Columbia will be Canada’s bright spot in terms of economic growth this year, according to RBC’s quarterly economic outlook report released June 12. 

B.C. will see its economy grow 3% in 2017, RBC said, which is higher than the Canadian average of 2.6% and up from the 1.9% previously forecast for the province in the bank’s last quarterly report. RBC said the reason for the more optimistic outlook is that not only has B.C.’s economy shown little evidence of a slowdown despite the 40% downturn in Vancouver’s housing market last year, but it appears that downturn has run its course.

“Our view now is that the market will continue to recover gradually through the remainder of the year,” RBC said in the report. “This means that we no longer expect the housing sector to weigh on economic growth as much as we thought previously.

“Still, we see clouds forming over the B.C. housing market again next year when we anticipate interest rates beginning to rise.”

Because of this uncertainty for housing due to the possibility of a rate hike, B.C.’s economic growth is expected to moderate to 1.8% in 2018, which is lower than the average forecast growth for all of Canada next year of 2.1%.

A risk to the B.C. economy this year is the fact that the coalition government between the NDP and Green parties spells uncertainty for two huge projects in the province: the $8.3 billion Site C dam and the $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The GreeNDP partnership has already stated it plans to ask for further regulatory review of Site C and that it will use “every tool available” to block Trans Mountain.

As well, uncertainty in the softwood lumber conflict with the United States poses a very real threat to forestry-dependent communities in the province. 

Strengths in the B.C. economy include a strong labour market – employment growth of 3.6% is forecast – and sales for provincial retailers, wholesalers, restaurants and manufacturers. 

Alberta is expected to come in in second place with 2.9% growth this year, followed by Ontario at 2.7%

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Vancouver real estate is seeing higher prices, especially detached homes where they’re now trading at June 2016’s scorching levels.

 

After taking a small dip last year, Vancouver real estate is back with a vengeance. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver’s (REBGV) latest numbers showed detached home sales, the most expensive type of homes, saw prices increase for a third month in a row. The increase comes with higher inventory, and less sales.

Detached Prices Are Up

The price of a detached home is increasing across the REBGV. The benchmark price, that is the price of a typical detached unit, is now $1,561,000. This is a 3.1% increase from the same time last year, and a 2.1% increase from the month before. The benchmark is showing solid improvement, but it might not look like much when compared to last year’s massive 36.9% increase. This puts the benchmark price on par with June 2016.

Vancouver Detached Prices (Benchmark)DetachedPricesDecember 2015February 2016April 2016June 2016August 2016October 2016December 2016February 2017April 2017$1,200,000$1,300,000$1,400,000$1,500,000$1,600,000Canadian Dollars
MonthDetached Prices
December 2015 1,248,600
January 2016 1,273,100
February 2016 1,305,600
March 2016 1,342,500
April 2016 1,403,200
May 2016 1,513,800
June 2016 1,561,500
July 2016 1,578,300
August 2016 1,577,300
September 2016 1,567,500
October 2016 1,545,800
November 2016 1,511,100
December 2016 1,483,500
January 2017 1,474,800
February 2017 1,474,200
March 2017 1,489,400
April 2017 1,516,500
May 2017 1,561,000
 

Source: REBGV.

There’s been much talk about average prices falling, and that appears to be a reversing trend too. The average price of a detached sale in May 2017 went for $1,830,956, a 4.96% increase from the same time last year. For a little context, May 2016 saw the average detached sale increase in price 23%. Anyway you measure it, Vancouver detached homes are rising in prices. This doesn’t mean some of the nosebleed priced units will move at ask, but it means there will definitely be less deals to be found.

Listings Are Higher

Detached inventory across the Greater Vancouver Region (GVR) is building. REBGV logged 8,168 listings, a 5.7% increase from the same time last year. REBGV has attributed many of the listings to downsizing Boomers, looking to realize some of their profits. There’s also mounting evidence that overseas buyers liquidating assets due to capital constraints might be adding to the inventory.

Vancouver Detached Sales Vs. ListingsSalesListingsDecember 2015February 2016April 2016June 2016August 2016October 2016December 2016February 2017April 201707501,5002,2503,000Detached Homes
MonthSalesListings
December 2015 1,136 830
January 2016 1,047 1,929
February 2016 1,778 2,811
March 2016 2,135 2,931
April 2016 1,979 2,883
May 2016 1,865 2,915
June 2016 1,920 2,618
July 2016 1,077 2,386
August 2016 715 1,814
September 2016 666 2,147
October 2016 652 1,596
November 2016 638 1,205
December 2016 541 513
January 2017 444 1,915
February 2017 741 1,430
March 2017 1,150 1,924
April 2017 1,204 2,091
May 2017 1,548 2,657
 

Source: REBGV.

Sales Are Down

An increase in inventory can be a good thing, or a bad thing – depending on how sales respond to the number. REBGV saw 1,548 sales, a 17% decline from the same time last year. This leads to a much lower absorption of listings when compared to last year, but would be strong when compared to any other city.

An increase in inventory with a decline in sales typically leads to lower prices, but Vancouver residents didn’t get that memo. Despite the greater selection available for buyers, prices are still on the rise. Much of this has to do with multiple segments of buyers turning towards the same type of home. In order for those well funded Boomers to downsize and realize profits, they’re going to be competing with first-time buyers – placing even more pressure on prices.

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I have sold a property at 1461 AVONDALE ST in Coquitlam.
Gorgeous house from Morningstar Homes. Open concept floor plan with two storey windows, spacious kitchen and den, maple hardwood throughout the whole house, granite countertops, new s/s appliances. Four bedroom upstairs, master bedroom with walk-in closet. Finished basement with 2 bedrooms. Beautifully landscaped backyard. Quiet family oriented neighbourhood. Close to the Skytrain stations, Douglas College, Pinetree Secondary School, new Smiling Creek Elementary School opening Sep. 2018.
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I have listed a new property at 704 2975 ATLANTIC AVE in Coquitlam.
Fabulous 1 bedroom + den corner unit in Grand Central Three! Expansive windows feature views of the city. Kitchen features quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Features laminate flooring throughout the home. Amenities include outdoor pool, hot tub, garden, fitness facility with yoga and stretching rooms, lounge and bar with multi-media room, party room and kitchen facility. Under 2-5-10 home warranty. Includes 2 parking and 1 storage locker. Open House: Sun, June 11th, 2:00-4:00 PM.
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How Bidding on a Home in Toronto Just Got Worse

 

Agent dangling key

If there is one part of the home buying process that all of Toronto hates – it’s when you have to compete for a home against other buyers. 

That’s because in Ontario, buyers compete against each other in what is effectively a blind auction. Buyers only know the number of other buyers they’re competing against, not the details of the other offers. And it’s this lack of transparency that makes the process more stressful - and ripe for unethical behaviour.

Seller (listing) agents often ask buyers to improve their offer, claiming that two offers are “very close”. This leaves buyers wondering if there really is another offer that is close to theirs, or even another offer at all, a problem known as “phantom offers”, and whether the seller agent is dishonestly trying to get buyers to compete against themselves. 

To guard against this, the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) – the self-governing body that regulates Ontario’s real estate industry (8 out of 11 board members are real estate agents and/or brokers) started requiring seller agents to retain offer summary documents which have the buyers name and how long the offer is valid for (but not the price of that offer) as of July 2015.

But for every step RECO appears to take forward, they take a suspicious step or two backward - as in the astonishing case of the ‘escalation clause’ which has just made the bidding process even less transparent and worse. 

A few weeks ago, one of my agents asked me about a discussion that agents on Facebook were having about using a clause that to date hasn’t been much used in Toronto and GTA - an escalation clause.

Here’s how an escalation clause works. Suppose you’re a buyer and you offer $800,000 for a home, but you really love the house and don’t want to lose it under any circumstances. Your agent might suggest you include an escalation clause which effectively says if there is another offer better than yours, you’re willing to pay $5,000 more than the top offer - without even knowing what the top offer is. Escalation clauses can have a cap on them limiting how much a buyer would pay but agents do make them with no limit on price.


There are a number of problems with escalation clauses. Firstly, seller agents who agree to entertain these types of clauses from a buyer would in effect be violating the RECO obligation to keep all the details of the other buyer offers including price private.

Consider this scenario. Suppose you make an offer on a home for $600,000 and are competing against one other buyer. The seller agent is not allowed to show the second buyer your $600,000 offer and ask them if they’re willing to beat it because the terms of your offer are supposed to be confidential. But suppose the second buyer offered $550K but included an escalation clause that states they’ll beat any other offer by $2,000. When the second buyer is told they won the house at $602,000, they have effectively been told the price you offered - without the seller agent actually telling them. The escalation clause is a work around the privacy rule. 

This is why I confidently told my agent that she could not even entertain using (or accepting) such a clause. I had to eat crow two days ago on May 31 2017 when RECO’s newly released educational bulletin walked agents through on how to use an escalation clause.

And this is why I have become more convinced that self-regulating real estate is a bad idea. 

Leaving aside the issue of privacy, let’s explore the bigger problem with escalation clauses which is that they make the risks of the blind auction, which already features perverse incentives that may tempt an unethical agent to cheat, even stronger - to phantom offers, RECO has just added the heightened risk of phantom prices. 

In a best case scenario, the escalation clause is a work around the privacy rule, as we have seen. But in a worst case scenario, when the seller's agent is less than honest, escalation clauses act like a blank cheque that the seller and their agent can fill in as they please.

Even if buyer Jane includes a cap or maximum price in her escalation clause, the seller agent can push Jane to her maximum price because Jane has to take their word for it - there is no obligation for the seller's agent to retain a copy of the competing offer (and recall that the “Offer Summary Document” does not require the recording of offer price information). 

These clauses help sellers and real estate agents by pushing up home prices higher than is necessary, but at the expense of all home buyers.

And RECO’s direction to agents, which does not outlaw the use of these clauses, but tries to regulate them (i.e., make them marginally less bad), continues to demonstrate that it is an organization run by realtors designed to protect and promote the rights and interests of real estate agents – not consumers. 

As the Ontario Liberal government deliberates changes to the Real Estate and Business Broker’s Act to further protect consumers – the number one item on their agenda should be to end the real estate industry’s right to regulate themselves because it comes at the expense of the rights of consumers. 

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Home buyer activity returned to near record levels across the Metro Vancouver* housing market in May.

Residential property sales in the region totalled 4,364 in May 2017, a decrease of 8.5 per cent from the 4,769 sales in May 2016, an all-time record, and an increase of 22.8 per cent compared to April 2017 when 3,553 homes sold.

Last month’s sales were 23.7 per cent above the 10-year May sales average and is the thirdhighest selling May on record.

"Demand for condominiums and townhomes is driving today’s activity," Jill Oudil, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) president said. “First-time buyers and people looking to downsize from their single-family homes are both competing for these two types of housing.”

New listings for detached, attached and apartment properties in Metro Vancouver totalled 6,044 in May 2017. This represents a 3.9 per cent decrease compared to the 6,289 units listed in May 2016 and a 23.2 per cent increase compared to April 2017 when 4,907 homes were listed.

The month-over-month increase in new listings was led by detached homes at 27.1 per cent, followed by apartments at 22.7 per cent and townhomes at 14.1 per cent.

The total number of properties currently listed for sale on the MLS® system in Metro Vancouver is 8,168, a 5.7 per cent increase compared to May 2016 (7,726) and a 4.5 per cent increase compared to April 2017 (7,813).

"Home buyers are beginning to have more selection to choose from in the detached market, but the number of condominiums for sale continues to decline," Oudil said.

The sales-to-active listings ratio across all residential categories is 53.4 per cent. By property type, the ratio is 31 per cent for detached homes, 76.1 per cent for townhomes, and 94.6 per cent for condominiums.

Generally, analysts say that downward pressure on home prices occurs when the ratio dips below the 12 per cent mark for a sustained period, while home prices often experience upward pressure when it surpasses 20 per cent over several months.

“While sales are inching closer to the record-breaking pace of 2016, the market itself looks different. Sales last year were driven by demand for single-family homes. This year, it's clear that townhomes and condominiums are leading the way,” said Oudil. “It’s important to work with your local REALTOR® to understand the different factors affecting the market today.”

The MLS® Home Price Index composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver is currently $967,500. This represents an 8.8 per cent increase over May 2016 and a 2.8 per cent increase compared to April 2017.

Sales of detached properties in May 2017 reached 1,548, a decrease of 17 per cent from the 1,865 detached sales recorded in May 2016. The benchmark price for a detached property is $1,561,000. This represents a 3.1 per cent increase over May 2016 and a 2.9 per cent increase compared to April 2017.

Sales of apartment properties reached 2,025 in May 2017, a decrease of 5.8 per cent compared to the 2,150 sales in May 2016.The benchmark price for an apartment property is $571,300. This represents a 17.8 per cent increase over May 2016 and a 3.1 per cent increase compared to April 2017.

Attached property sales in May 2017 totalled 791, an increase of 4.9 per cent compared to the 754 sales in May 2016. The benchmark price for an attached property is $715,400. This represents a 13.1 per cent increase over May 2016 and a 1.9 per cent increase compared to April 2017.

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I have listed a new property at 26115 124 AVE in Maple Ridge.
This custom built home sits on a private 1.315 acre property in coveted Whispering Falls. Electric gate opens onto driveway. Fenced yard boasts private ravine & treed setting, complete with newly covered gazebo, patio & deck to enjoy. Home features staircase, 10' ceilings, French doors, grand entrance way & oversized windows. Kitchen was renovated in 2015 with built-in microwave, gas stove, electric oven, refrigerator, wine fridge & garburator. Basement features 1 bedroom + den, plus huge office which can be converted back to bedroom, at ground level with separate laundry, entrance & storage. Roof, siding, deck awning, railing, gutter & heat pump was replaced in 2015. New furnace & hot water tank replaced in 2016. Includes triple car garage & RV parking for all your toys! O/H Sat 3-5.
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I have listed a new property at 111A HEMLOCK DR in Anmore.
Beautiful home on 0.5 acre lot in Anmore. Enjoy the view of the mountains. Plenty of parking on property. This property was purchased from original builder and well maintained over the years. Covered patio area with overhead lamps and hot tub for sitting outside all year round. Kitchen features oak cabinets and large island. Large, formal dining room off of kitchen and family room on main level. Family room and master bedroom boasts vaulted ceiling and bay windows. 3 bedrooms upstairs and 1 bedroom downstairs with great room and wet bar. Open Sunday June 4th - 3 to 5pm.
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I have listed a new property at 2618 FORTRESS DR in Port Coquitlam.
Completely renovated, 6 bedroom 4 bathroom house located on spacious, corner lot in desirable Citadel neighbourhood. Most of the renovations were done in 2016 & 2017. Spacious & bright living space on main floor. New flooring, lighting, paint and blinds throughout the house. Kitchen features granite countertops, S/S appliances & built-in microwave. Upstairs are 3 good sized bedrooms including large master bedroom. Wiring and plumbing is roughed in for 2nd kitchen downstairs. Easy to suite again for a walkout basement. New roof, air conditioning, furnace and hot water tank. New decks and fencing in the fully fenced south exposed backyard makes it perfect for outdoor summer BBQ parties. Close to schools, parks and public transit.
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I have listed a new property at 3174 REID CRT in Coquitlam.
Quarry Green, the most prestigious cul-de-sac in New Horizons. This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home with fully fenced yard (includes swing set!) backs onto wooded area, offering great privacy from concrete patio off of the recreation room and wooden patio off of the kitchen. Private access to walking trail to school nearby. Kitchen was updated in 2009 with hardwood cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Master boasts 4 piece ensuite with jetted soaker tub plus 2 additional bedrooms upstairs. Scraped engineered hardwood floors. Close to recreation, shopping, schools, Lafarge Lake and parks nearby.
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