Archives for December 2011

Good bye Salt Spring 2011

Good bye 2011 you were a fantastic year for me and all my friends and family on Salt Spring Island. Lets home 2012 will be as kind as 2011. Thanks You Salt Spring for all your kind luv. Cheers Scott … [Read more...]

Sold homes 2011

Here is a list of all the 147 Sold homes on Salt Spring Island in 2011. Note to reader the address have been omitted due to complaints in the past. 141 Homes sold on the Victoria Real Estate board and 6 on the Vancouver Real Estate Board. 2011 Market Update The homes below were sold on the Vancouver Real Estate Board. … [Read more...]

Market Statistics 1997-2011

Market Statistics for Salt Spring Island Real Estate. These Salt Spring Island real estate stats are compiled from data provided via the Victoria Real Estate board only. Private sales and or properties on other boards are not included in these Salt Spring real estate stats.  Here is the list of the 2011 sold homes. 2011 Market Update The Days on the Market Statistics are skewed … [Read more...]

Foreclosure in British Columbia

The process of foreclosure on Salt Spring Island in the province of British Columbia; A mortgage is not a loan.  It is an interest in land created by contract as security for a loan made by a lender to the borrower.   In BC a mortgage is both a personal guarantee to repay the debt and a pledge of the property as security for that loan.  Borrowers are personally liable for their obligation to … [Read more...]

Radio Real Estate Shows about Finance

CFSI Radio Real Estate shows about financial matters from mortgages to economics. Dec 20, 2011 CFSI Radio Real Estate show with Chris Gadsby former TD Bank Executive and former bank president current Lectures at BCIT show is on Europe debt crisis.  RE show Chris finance part1  RE show Chris finance part2   CFSI Radio Real Estate show interview with Mortgage Broker Blair Wershler HLC … [Read more...]

Non Canadian Buyers

Salt Spring Island is in the Province British Columbia has virtually no land ownership restrictions legislated.  Salt Spring Island has property owner from all over the world.  A real estate purchase can be simple and stress-free with the services of a licensed and experienced realtor and with the aid of a professional accountant or lawyer that specialize in none resident purchases.  Proper … [Read more...]

Smart Meters on Salt Spring

Lots of SaltSpringers seems to be against the so called "smart meters". Here is a good article in the Tyee why people do not like smart meters. Radio Real Estate show with Smart Meter committee on Salt Spring Island; [audio:http://saltspringrealestateagent.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/smart-meters-part1.mp3|titles=smart meters … [Read more...]

Advanced MLS search

If you are going to buy a Salt Spring home and or Salt Spring Island property you should sign up for the free Private Client Services (PCS). If you are not using PCS you will not get up to the second new listing info, prices on Sold homes and your own private data base. This is the same system that some Realtors use. This is an advanced system that will send you up to the second new listing … [Read more...]

Selling on Salt Spring? What do we charge?

Commissions As of Jan 1st, 2018 we now charge the following; Sell Full Service MLS® Only $7,950 (Homes over $700,000 1% + $950) $3,500 to listing agent / $3,500 to buyer’s agent $950 expense fee at closing $7,950 TOTAL How much do I charge to sell your Salt Spring Island house? Just 1% plus $900 a disbursement fee or if your house sells for over $700 thousand.   If your home sells for … [Read more...]

Salt Spring home Staging tips

Simple home staging tips to sell your Salt Spring Island Home. Download a free copy of my "how to sell your home" printed report how to sell printed brochure One of the worst ways to sell is to sell an empty home. Tour of the house without light on; Tour of staged house with light on; Staging tips; Check out whats available at costco to stage your home to sell If … [Read more...]

Radio Real Estate Show with Home Inspector Jeff Erickson of Harbour Home Inspection

Radio Real Estate Show with Salt Spring Home Inspector Jeff Erickson of Harbour Home Inspection Radio Real Estate Show with Salt Spring Home Inspector Jeff Erickson of Harbour Home Inspection www.harbourhome.ca CFSI 107.9 FM - Jeff part 1 Home Inspector CFSI 107.9 FM - Jeff part 2 Home Inspector CFSI 107.9 FM - Jeff part 3 Home Inspector   … [Read more...]

Radio Real Estate show with Alex Denny Master Carpenter

Salt Spring Island Contractor Alex Denny has spent his life mastering his trade. Alex can be reached on twitter at and or at Alex's web site November 22, 2011 Radio Real Estate show with guest Alex Denny talking about Alberta real estate market and the Alberta Home Construction industry; RE Show Alex  Part1 RE Show Alex Part2     Salt Spring Radio … [Read more...]

Radio Real Estate show live tour of Salt Spring

Two actual real Salt Spring real estate tours with real clients looking for a Salt Spring Island home. Radio RE show On the Road part 1 Radio RE show part 2 Radio RE show part 3   Radio Real Estate Show on the Road during a live tour of Salt Spring with brand new clients on their first trip to Salt Spring Island; RE Show on the road part 1 RE Show on the road part 2 RE Show on … [Read more...]