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First Annual Serenity Gardens Winter Light Display at Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa!

A kaleidoscope of thousands of dazzling lights illuminate the gardens with enchantment.  Captivating highlights include towering conifers, cherry blossom trees, weeping willows, evergreens, shimmering tulips, illuminated grasses and 10ft tall Dandelions all aglow with magic.

In the spirit of the season, from December 2019 to February 2020, the Kingfisher’s impressive dazzling garden light display is FREE by donation.


Deatils HERE: https://discovercomoxvalley.com/discover/events/event-calendar/


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Please visit our Open House at 4100 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Open House on Saturday, February 29, 2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Welcome to this Brando Construction home with panoramic ocean views. This home is the "Cortes" plan which has over 2400sq/ft of luxuriously appointed living space with 4Bdr/3Bth. This plan maximizes the amazing views from this special lot. Looking for everything in one home this is it. The main living spaces are on the upstairs floor featuring a great room open plan concept. The kitchen is a dream with island eating bar and tons of cupboard space. You'll also find an incredible master suite with walk in closet and ensuite with tiled two person tile shower. Downstairs you'll find a huge family room and an additional bedroom and full bath as well to keep your overnight guests happy. The home also features two covered decks one on each level. The 55' foot deep garage is perfect for keeping your toys out of the elements and still leaving room for both vehicles and maybe your dream shop! Includes 4 appliances, blinds,underground sprinklers and landscaping.
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I have listed a new property at B 1102 1ST STREET in COURTENAY.
Delightful, half duplex in Puntledge Park. Tastefully decorated and updated ready for you to move in. This great 1525 sq/ft 3BD/2Bth layout is perfect for your family. The spacious main floor living areas feature an open floor plan design. All three bedrooms are on the upper floor. The large master bedroom has a private soaker bath tub and Jack and Jill access to the main bath as well. The private location tucked away down a driveway shared by only 4 homes is near the popular Puntledge Park. The fully fenced back yard is surrounded by trees which form a private oasis for your summertime entertaining your on your patio and deck. There is also a single car garage as well. Everything you are looking for in a neat and tidy package.
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I have listed a new property at 2493 KINROSS PLACE in COURTENAY.
Looking for a terrific family home in a great neighbourhood? Your search is over, this 2200+ sq/ft, 4 bed 3 bathroom home has everything your family is looking for. The downstairs has a family friendly floor plan with an open layout between the kitchen and family room with large windows allowing loads of natural light. The formal living room and dining room has all the space you need for guest and family. Upstairs the generously sized master bedroom with 4 pc ensuite and walk in closet will become your private oasis. Also on this floor are an additional 3 large bedrooms, laundry room and a storage room as well. The cul de sac location results in a large lot with a wide backyard that is fully fenced and the space for your trampoline, or even a pool. There is also room to park your RV or boat as well! Great elementary school catchment area at Aspen Park and High School at Mark Isfeld.
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Please visit our Open House at 4100 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Open House on Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Welcome to this Brando Construction home with panoramic ocean views. This home is the "Cortes" plan which has over 2400sq/ft of luxuriously appointed living space with 4Bdr/3Bth. This plan maximizes the amazing views from this special lot. Looking for everything in one home this is it. The main living spaces are on the upstairs floor featuring a great room open plan concept. The kitchen is a dream with island eating bar and tons of cupboard space. You'll also find an incredible master suite with walk in closet and ensuite with tiled two person tile shower. Downstairs you'll find a huge family room and an additional bedroom and full bath as well to keep your overnight guests happy. The home also features two covered decks one on each level. The 55' foot deep garage is perfect for keeping your toys out of the elements and still leaving room for both vehicles and maybe your dream shop! Includes 4 appliances, blinds,underground sprinklers and landscaping.
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The new benchmark rate used to determine the minimum qualifying rate for insured mortgages, coming into effect on April 6, 2020, will be the weekly median 5-year fixed insured mortgage rate from mortgage insurance applications, plus 2 per cent.

Recently, the gap between the Bank of Canada’s five-year benchmark rate and borrowers’ actual contract rates has been widening, suggesting the benchmark rate has become less responsive to changes in the market.

In October 2016, Finance Canada introduced a stress test for insured mortgages. In 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) issued an update to Guideline B-20, requiring uninsured mortgages to be stress-tested as of January 2018. CREA data indicates that per capita sales activity for residential units in 2018 reached its lowest point since 2001, with 2019’s final sales total tied for second-worst.

“REALTORS® have advocated for changes to the stress test on behalf of potential homeowners who have been sidelined, borrowers who have moved away from the regulated market to less-regulated options, and real estate markets across the country in need of relief,” said Jason Stephen, President of The Canadian Real Estate Association. “We are pleased the government has taken steps to address some of these issues in Canadian housing markets.”

In response to the impacts of the stress test, CREA has recommended:

  • reviewing the mortgage stress test to ensure the realities of local real estate markets are taken into consideration; and
  • allowing existing mortgage holders to be exempted from the stress test at the time of renewal.

CREA welcomes today’s announcement and acknowledges government’s efforts to help Canadians achieve their housing needs through policy reflective of market conditions.

CREA CEO Michael Bourque said “Today’s announcement introduces a more dynamic measure to act as a minimum qualifying rate. The Bank of Canada’s weekly median 5-year fixed insured mortgage rate plus 200 basis points will be more responsive.”

CREA will be providing input as OSFI considers the same benchmark rate for uninsured mortgages and will continue advocating for policy solutions that make it easier for Canadians to find a home that is right for them.

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I have listed a new property at 770 KNIGHT ROAD in COMOX.
This unique 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with potential for an additional bedroom upstairs is on a large .6 acre lot on the Comox Peninsula. The home is situated with sunny southern exposures featuring terrific pastoral and mountain views! Inside the over 2200 sq/ft home the downstairs provides all the main floor living spaces along with one bedroom. Upstairs the large master bedroom features a 3pc ensuite and walk in closet. Additionally there are two flex spaces that can be made into a family room and bedroom or whatever your family needs. On the front of the home there is enclosed porch and second floor sun room as well. This diamond in the rough is waiting for your ideas to make it your family's new home. This location on Knight Rd puts you close to Seiferts Farm and all of the beaches and parks of Kye Bay and Pt Holmes.
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Please visit our Open House at 4100 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Open House on Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Welcome to this Brando Construction home with panoramic ocean views. This home is the "Cortes" plan which has over 2400sq/ft of luxuriously appointed living space with 4Bdr/3Bth. This plan maximizes the amazing views from this special lot. Looking for everything in one home this is it. The main living spaces are on the upstairs floor featuring a great room open plan concept. The kitchen is a dream with island eating bar and tons of cupboard space. You'll also find an incredible master suite with walk in closet and ensuite with tiled two person tile shower. Downstairs you'll find a huge family room and an additional bedroom and full bath as well to keep your overnight guests happy. The home also features two covered decks one on each level. The 55' foot deep garage is perfect for keeping your toys out of the elements and still leaving room for both vehicles and maybe your dream shop! Includes 4 appliances, blinds,underground sprinklers and landscaping.
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I have listed a new property at 144 2300 MANSFIELD DRIVE in COURTENAY.
Two bedroom top floor condo in popular Trumpeter's landing. Excellent corner unit with open concept layout and spectacular mountain views. Hardwood flooring, granite counters and stainless steel appliances, vaulted wooden ceiling are just some of the special features. Storage unit, bike storage and underground parking. One dog or one cat allowed. Easy walk to all amenities and the airpark seawall. Tenant currently in place would like to stay.
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I have listed a new property at 82 717 ASPEN ROAD in COMOX.
Perfect starter or retirement home with many upgrades including tile and hardwood flooring, new bathroom toilets, vanities and flooring, and fresh paint throughout. Step inside and you will find a delightful entry way with an open concept living, dining and kitchen area. Laundry area is also on the main floor. Three bedrooms upstairs including spacious master with 4 piece ensuite. Meadow Glen is a popular well-run strata complex, with its own tennis courts and playground and is within walking distance to schools, parks and shopping.
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Please visit our Open House at 4100 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Open House on Saturday, February 8, 2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Welcome to this Brando Construction home with panoramic ocean views. This home is the "Cortes" plan which has over 2400sq/ft of luxuriously appointed living space with 4Bdr/3Bth. This plan maximizes the amazing views from this special lot. Looking for everything in one home this is it. The main living spaces are on the upstairs floor featuring a great room open plan concept. The kitchen is a dream with island eating bar and tons of cupboard space. You'll also find an incredible master suite with walk in closet and ensuite with tiled two person tile shower. Downstairs you'll find a huge family room and an additional bedroom and full bath as well to keep your overnight guests happy. The home also features two covered decks one on each level. The 55' foot deep garage is perfect for keeping your toys out of the elements and still leaving room for both vehicles and maybe your dream shop! Includes 4 appliances, blinds,underground sprinklers and landscaping.
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Please visit our Open House at 4100 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Open House on Saturday, February 1, 2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Welcome to this Brando Construction home with panoramic ocean views. This home is the "Cortes" plan which has over 2400sq/ft of luxuriously appointed living space with 4Bdr/3Bth. This plan maximizes the amazing views from this special lot. Looking for everything in one home this is it. The main living spaces are on the upstairs floor featuring a great room open plan concept. The kitchen is a dream with island eating bar and tons of cupboard space. You'll also find an incredible master suite with walk in closet and ensuite with tiled two person tile shower. Downstairs you'll find a huge family room and an additional bedroom and full bath as well to keep your overnight guests happy. The home also features two covered decks one on each level. The 55' foot deep garage is perfect for keeping your toys out of the elements and still leaving room for both vehicles and maybe your dream shop! Includes 4 appliances, blinds,underground sprinklers and landscaping.
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Please visit our Open House at 4100 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Open House on Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Welcome to this Brando Construction home with panoramic ocean views. This home is the "Cortes" plan which has over 2400sq/ft of luxuriously appointed living space with 4Bdr/3Bth. This plan maximizes the amazing views from this special lot. Looking for everything in one home this is it. The main living spaces are on the upstairs floor featuring a great room open plan concept. The kitchen is a dream with island eating bar and tons of cupboard space. You'll also find an incredible master suite with walk in closet and ensuite with tiled two person tile shower. Downstairs you'll find a huge family room and an additional bedroom and full bath as well to keep your overnight guests happy. The home also features two covered decks one on each level. The 55' foot deep garage is perfect for keeping your toys out of the elements and still leaving room for both vehicles and maybe your dream shop! Expected completion end October.
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I have listed a new property at 1766 YEW CRT in COMOX.
Pride of ownership evident in this family friendly home! Quality workmanship throughout this thoughtfully designed 4 br/3 bath home plus bonus room perfect for playroom, hobbies or extended family. Freshly painted throughout, this home has been lovingly maintained. Large sunny newer composite all weather decking overlooks the easy care, fully fenced yard surrounded by mature trees and hedges backing on to ALR for complete privacy. Underground sprinkler system in both the front and back yards a bonus. Large welcoming foyer is the perfect introduction to the open concept living with 9' ceilings, gas f/p, spacious kitchen with island and adjoining dining room. Impressive Master with walk in and ensuite featuring relaxing soaker tub. Double garage and easy access to overheight crawl space with full sized man door ensure space for all your belongings. On quiet family oriented cul-de-sac only blocks to all levels of schools, playgrounds, and Comox Recreation Centre. This complete package could be the family home you've been looking for.
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I have listed a new property at 4124 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Check out the newest offering from Brando Construction. This Main floor entry walk out basement home has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. The open plan 1755 sq/ft main level features expansive kitchen and dining areas along with with tray ceiling great room. The Master Bedroom boasts a large 5pce ensuite with soaker tub and tiled shower and walk in closet. The upper deck level has two covered areas and an open air section with views to the Coast Mountains and Comox beyond. On the lower level the large family room is flanked by two additional bedrooms. There is also an expansive 6ft crawl space area for all of your storage needs. The lot backs onto the parkland of The Ridge. 4 piece appliance package included. Fridge, Stove, Dishwasher and microwave hood-vent.
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I have listed a new property at 4130 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Check out the newest offering from Brando Construction. This Main floor entry walk out basement home has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. The open plan 1733 sq/ft main level features expansive kitchen and dining areas along with with 11' ft ceiling great room. The Master Bedroom boasts a 4pce ensuite with tiled shower and walk in closet. The upper deck level has a covered area and an open air section with views to the Coast Mountains and Comox beyond. On the lower level the large family room is flanked by two additional bedrooms. There is also an expansive 6ft crawl space area for all of your storage needs. The lot backs onto the parkland of The Ridge. 4 piece appliance package included. Fridge, stove, dishwasher and microwave hood-vent.
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I have listed a new property at 2969 CASCARA CRES in COURTENAY.
This gorgeous custom built family home is located on a quiet street in beautiful Mission Ridge. The welcoming foyer with expansive ceilings is sure to delight even the most particular of buyers as soon as you enter. This attractive 2300+ sq ft 3 bedroom + den home is in immaculate condition and is finished with hardi plank exterior, solid fir accents, with K2 stone detailing. Stunning quartz counter tops through out, the kitchen also boasts a spacious center island, gas range & stainless steel appliances, and a walk in pantry. Other features include a heat pump, hot water on demand, gas fireplace, hardwood and tile flooring. Beautifully landscaped, the fenced back yard includes an above ground pool, and a lovely covered patio area for outside entertaining and also RV parking. Centrally located within walking distance of schools, Crown Isle shopping, Home Depot, the Aquatic centre, North Island College and the new hospital.
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I have listed a new property at 13 1876 COMOX AVE in COMOX.
Delightful top floor 2 bed/2 bathrooms, 1400 sq/ft unit is perfect for those looking to downsize and move into a new lifestyle. This popular layout allows for tremendous southern exposure views of the Comox Harbour and Beaufort Range. It also has the added benefit of a covered deck for all season enjoyment. The kitchen is bright and features updated cabinetry, an eating bar with large live edge counter and lots of cupboard space. The generously sized living room - dining room has a natural gas fireplace featuring a live edge mantle to cozy up next to as you read your book. The den has built in desk and shelving. The unit is tastefully decorated and ready for you to move in, even the bathrooms have been updated. You will also find two spacious storage units for any toys that you need room for and workbench a bonus. This lovely 45+ complex allows one small pet up to 25lbs and has an elevator for your convenience. Quick possession possible!
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Please visit our Open House at 4100 CHANCELLOR CRES in COURTENAY.
Open House on Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Welcome to this Brando Construction home with panoramic ocean views. This home is the "Cortes" plan which has over 2400sq/ft of luxuriously appointed living space with 4Bdr/3Bth. This plan maximizes the amazing views from this special lot. Looking for everything in one home this is it. The main living spaces are on the upstairs floor featuring a great room open plan concept. The kitchen is a dream with island eating bar and tons of cupboard space. You'll also find an incredible master suite with walk in closet and ensuite with tiled two person tile shower. Downstairs you'll find a huge family room and an additional bedroom and full bath as well to keep your overnight guests happy. The home also features two covered decks one on each level. The 55' foot deep garage is perfect for keeping your toys out of the elements and still leaving room for both vehicles and maybe your dream shop! Expected completion end October.
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I have listed a new property at 102 2200 LAMBERT DRIVE in COURTENAY.
This is it! Absolutely delightful original 'show home' rancher in highly sought after location in Cherry Grove Estates. Beautifully maintained this 'like new' home boasts updated flooring, fresh paint through out, new molding and fir wood sills with lots of windows to provide natural light . Heat pump offers year-round temperature comfort at affordable cost. A spacious open living area with large kitchen island and eat up bar is a bonus and once you set foot in this home you will love it. Surrounded by a lovely perennial garden with tastefully designed concrete patio this fully fenced yard is a quiet paradise retreat. Carport, storage shed, peaceful location and central to all amenities. Retiring, downsizing, or getting into the market? This one's for you.
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