Single Story For Sale in Penticton South, Penticton

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Well maintained property

•  2,400 sq. ft., 2 bath, 5 bdrm single story “Full Duplex”$695,000 CAD. Great opportunity to own
MLS® #164234  

– Great opportunity to own this side by side full duplex on the south end. 12 bedrooms, 4 baths and 4 kitchens. Each side has three bed & one bath up and three bed & one bath down (suites are non- conforming). Well maintained property. All the windows were upgraded in 2016. Excellent location, close to the schools, transit, Peachtree mall and walk to the beach. All measurements are approximate, Please verify. Call LR for more details.

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2 Story For Sale in Valleyview Estates, Okanagan Falls

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has potential for higher income

•  4,000 sq. ft., 4 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story$585,000 CAD. Excellent investment
MLS® #164238  

– Excellent investment opportunity, Full Side by side duplex, 4000 sqft built in 1980. 4 units, each is 950 sq ft with 2 bed, full bath, laundry. Almost $4000 in rental income, has potential for higher income. Lower units are above ground with full height ceilings & lots of natural light. Long list of updates including New Furnaces in 2016, newer roof/gutters/soffits in 2011 & vinyl windows in 2009, newer hot water tanks, fresh paint & updated flooring. Two kitchens are new, all are in good shape with 4 newer fridges and stoves, 2 dishwashers. Over $100,000 spent in last few years. Two baths are new, all are updated. Seller pays utilities (2 electrical meters). Tons of open parking. Easy care .20 acre lot with a private backyard. Overlooks Wiltse School playground – Kindergarten to Grade 5, in sought-after Wiltse. Unlimited opportunities here. All measurements are approximate, please confirm, if needed.

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2 Story For Sale in Penticton Main North, Penticton

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Beautiful brand new

•  1,733 sq. ft., 3 bath, 3 bdrm 2 story “Half Duplex”$428,900 CAD. Beautiful brand new
MLS® #164222  

– CONTINGENT on registration and construction. Beautiful brand new contemporary home in the heart of Penticton, 1830 sq. ft., 1/2 duplex with mountain views. Walk to Okanagan beach, farmers market, theatre, elementary, middle and high schools. Striking exterior, fully landscaped with underground irrigation. The 3 bedroom home features 9ft ceilings on main and upper floor, 3 bathrooms including ensuite with a 5ft x 3ft shower and master walk-in closet. This duplex has a finished basement with a media room/family room and a full height storage room. Stunning interior design finishes throughout including quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Plenty of storagec. GST to be paid by the Buyer.

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5 Tips for Reaching your Financial Goals in 2017


The New Year is an exciting time for fresh-starts, new aspirations and of course, New Year’s resolutions. A great 2017 objective could be finally reaching your financial goals so you can be in a better position to travel, purchase a new vehicle and yes, invest in real estate. It’s never a bad idea to start learning effective ways to save money and what better time to begin than the start of a new year?

Keep Track of your Expenses

No matter which way you choose to track your spending, it’s a smart idea to document your finances so you have a better indication as to where your money is going and how to create an accurate budget. Consider using apps like Mint or Penny. Each app links to your bank accounts and will help you understand your money spending habits and what you can improve on. If you choose to refrain from technology to track your habits, keeping a written “money” journal is an effective tracking method as well.

Set Small Goals

Great saving tips start with setting realistic financial goals. Chances are, you have larger aspirations in mind like buying a home, saving for retirement or having an emergency fund however, setting small goals is a great way to get yourself to where you want to be. Perhaps your smaller objectives could include paying off a credit card or having $1000 saved by the end of the year; both great places to start. No matter your goals, setting small targets is a great way to get yourself into a stronger economic situation.

Reduce Debt

Reducing debt is arguably the most important part of the financial process because once you’ve reduced or completely paid off your balance owing, you’ll be able to put aside more cash into a savings account. Also, reducing debt helps you reach your larger financial goals like buying a home. When applying for mortgage approval, one of the first things a broker looks at is your debt to income ratio. If you have high credit card debt or other loans in your name, this may hurt your chances at being approved for a mortgage.

Open Up a Separate Account

If you have a savings account linked to your existing chequing account and are a person who tends to spend their saved money, consider opening up a separate bank account strictly for savings. By not seeing your savings balance, you may refrain from reaching for that extra cash. Sometimes, the quote “out of sight out of mind” can actually prove extremely effective, especially where finances are concerned.

Create a Realistic Budget

When looking for money saving tips, creating a realistic budget you’ll actually be able to stick to is imperative in achieving your economic goals. Map out what you make each month (and/or every two weeks) and what expenses you pay each month. Be sure to include items like gas money, groceries, and entertainment as well as any utilities you have. Once you’ve done that, plan out how much money you can afford for debt reduction and of course, savings. This will help with your financial goal setting.

Buying a home is a smart investment decision but in order to do that, you need to ensure your finances are in order. By making the smart New Year’s resolution to reach your financial goals in 2017, you’ll fast track your way to increasing your equity and improving your future. If you’re ready to purchase a house, let’s talk real estate – contact me today.

2 Story For Sale in East Side, Kaleden

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clean and spacious

•  2,765 sq. ft., 3 bath, 3 bdrm 2 story$489,000 CAD. breathtaking view
MLS® #164187  

– Beautiful home with breathtaking mountain views. The home is adorned with daylight, clean and spacious. Offers 3 bdrms and 3 baths, radiant in-floor heating and ductless heat pump that keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Expansive suite offers complete privacy with a jetted tub and walk in closet. Lovely home to entertain family & friends with a touch of rural living for peace and serenity. Well sought after neighbourhood with new builds but this home is move in ready! Call LR today for your private viewing. Measurements are approximate, if important must be verified by the Buyer.

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2 Story Split For Sale in Duncan / Columbia, Penticton

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close to shopping and medical services

•  1,896 sq. ft., 2 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story split$469,000 CAD. great neighbourhood
MLS® #164173  

– Family home in a great neighbourhood. Located on a quiet street that’s close to shopping and medical services. Split level design has 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Features include updated kitchen cupboards and counters (a lot of storage), hardwood floors, heated floor in remodeled upstairs bathroom and brand new hot water tank Dec. 2016. Private BBQ area in the back yard for those get togethers in warmer weather. Call listing representative for a viewing. All measurements approximate.

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Apartment For Sale in Penticton Main North, Penticton

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across beautiful beaches

•  865 sq. m., 1 bath, 1 bdrm apartment$390,000 CAD. Hard to find 1br+den
MLS® #164154  

– Hard to find 1 bedroom + den in Lakeshore Towers, right across the street from the beautiful beaches of Okanagan Lake. Centrally located, just a short walk to the farmers market, downtown shopping, beaches, fine restaurants, Lakeside Hotel and the Marina. This exquisite unit features granite counters, Stainless Steel appliances, south facing deck. Building amenities include outdoor pool, hot tub, 2 saunas, 2 fitness rooms, 2 amenity rooms, extra storage, secure u/g parking & 2 guest suites.

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Lot / Land For Sale in Princeton/Summerland Rd, Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District

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between Princeton and Summerland

•  6,969,600 sq. ft. lot / land$665,900 CAD. 160 acres secluded bliss
MLS® #163911  

– 160 acres of secluded bliss! This would be a great place to build your dream cabin or park the RV. Bring your Quads, Dirt Bikes, Snowmobiles, Fishing and Hunting gear, and Camera equipment for watching the wildlife (even if it’s just your friends and family that come to join you for weekend getaways)! Thursk Lake is to the East,…Osprey Lake, Link Lake and Chain Lake to the West. There’s miles and miles of forestry roads, lakes and off road trails to explore. Three steams are on this parcel and a small gravel pit which is currently set up as a practice area for target shooting. In between Princeton and Summerland means civilization and amenities are not too far away.

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