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Monday, October 27, 2014

When to Paint Your Door Orange?

With Halloween close approching we found this article fitting. We have seen lots of bright red doors on homes but why not choose orange next time you're thinking about painting. Check out the article below for some ideas. Orange is a great colour for an entry of a home but hard to match with.


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Friday, May 16, 2014

Summerstone sneak preview!

Sneak peak of the Summerstone. 69 detached homes in the mid 300's coming this fall........some of the best an most unique Limona Homes ever.


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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

How would you like a 1.99% mortgage?


This could be pretty big news - a real mortgage at 1.99%.  Of course, it comes with a few restrictions, but the bottom line is that this is real - simply wow!


If you want to learn more, click on the links below and then watch our Preferred Homes Team member, Guy Crozier, add his comments during the local CTV news tonight.


Click here for the CBC Article


Click here for the Investors Group mortgage website



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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A new home under construction at The Summit at Thetis

Today, we just started construction on a new home on Lot 13 at The Summit.  It is similar to the Poplar model, our main show home, but it has been modified to take better advantage of the shape of the lot, and the view to the park and city beyond from the master bedroom.



At only $529,900 including appliances, blinds, and GST this is an excellent value in a nearly sold out subdivision.


If you want to learn more visit our website.  To make this home yours before someone else does, contact us today, or visit our sales centre at 39 Bamford Court, every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm.  


Even better, buy this home while it is under construction and take advantage of the opportunity to choose your own colours and surfaces! (s)

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

The latest market stats - and some team news!

May brings the sunshine and some healthy Real Estate numbers to Victoria......and some changes to our Real Estate Team! is the release of our market update dashboard. A simple to read custom dashboard that will show new sales, listings, days on market and other easy to understand pertinent info related to Victoria's Real Estate Market. This dashboard is easily customized, and we'd welcome any feed back that could enhance it to better suit our clients.

Secondly.....As you may have noticed, our team has changed! Crozier and Marchant have merged with the Top Selling Team in Victoria, "Preferred Homes Team". This brings the sales and marketing power of two great Real Estate forces together, creating a climate for our clients that is unprecedented in Victoria. With this change we've enhanced virtually every system in place, combining the best practices of each Team to better serve us all. Look for the listings marketed by Preferred Homes Team of Crozier, Marchant and Leong...

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Saturday, March 29, 2014

And Then There Was Only One.....


We are now down to our last home at Homes at Hazelwood.  Yesterday we accepted an offer on our show home which means that we have one 3 bedroom home left with a nice big back yard for only $349,900 including GST, appliances, and blinds.  


Would you like to make this remaining Scottswood model your home?  Would you like to settle into your very own brand new home in just a few weeks?  If so, you had better move fast!  This is it, your last chance to make your home at Homes at Hazelwood.


Our show home will be open at 3341 Piper on Sunday from 1-4pm!  We hope to see you there!



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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Another young couple moving to The Summit at Thetis

In this brisk Spring market, sales keep moving along nicely!  Just today, another couple has chosen The Summit at Thetis for their new family home.


With only SEVEN homes left, there are still some great options available, but time is running short if you would like to make this popular neighbourhood your home!


We are open Saturday & Sunday from 1-4pm and hope to see you at our show home at 39 Bamford Court. (s)

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Only one Scottswood now left at Homes at Hazelwood


If you have been thinking of buying at Scottswood at Homes At Hazelwood you may be down to your last option!  We just accepted offers on lots 39 and 48, both for Scottswood models, leaving our last Scottswood available and under construction on lot 45.  Best of all, this home is nearly complete meaning that you could move in as early as March 31!


Our remaining homes are open every Sunday from 1-4pm.  We hope to see you there!



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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

A great new 3 bedroom + den home for lot 21 at The Summit!


We've just released this new house plan specifically for lot 21 at The Summit at Thetis.  


With three bedrooms plus a den, all bedrooms on the same level, and an oversize double garage with ample room for a workshop, this large family home is one of the last opportunities to buy your home in this nearly sold out development.  


At only $519,900, and only available on this lot, this is a great value in a brand new home.  Even better, if you purchase this home before construction, you can customize your colours and surfaces and still move in within six months!


Come visit us at our show home every weekend from 1-4pm, or call us for a private tour.



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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Another sale at The Summit at Thetis


We just sold our second last Cedarwood home at The Summit at Thetis.  With just a few lots left now, if you are thinking of making this great neighbourhood your home, you will want to act fast.  Our show home is open every Saturday and Sunday from 1-4pm, or call us for a private tour. 


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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Only FOUR lots left at Homes at Hazelwood!


Another great week with more families choosing Homes at Hazelwood as their next family home.  Lot D and E are now sold with homes nearing completion.  That leaves only three of the Scottswood models at $349,900 and our show home at $379,900, all plans with 3 bedrooms.  Our show home is available anytime for a fast possession and we will have a Scottswood ready for the end of April.


We are definitely getting to last call for Homes at Hazelwood.  If you are house shopping, why not visit us every Sunday from 1-4pm and see what all the fuss is about? (h)

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Monday, January 20, 2014

Congratulations Karl Leong - RE/MAX Camosun's Top Agent for 2013


On behalf of all of us on The Preferred Homes Team, congratulation to our partner, Karl, for being the top agent for 2013.  With about 200 agents in the company, this is quite an achievement! 


We are also proud to report that our team was the top team in the company for 2013, a repeat from 2012. 


Of course, the thanks really go to our clients for their trust and to our colleagues for cooperating with us on our listings.  Here's to another great year for everyone! (h)(s)

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Another 3 families moving to Homes at Hazelwood!


We've been really busy at Homes at Hazelwood these last few weeks.  Our new Scottswood 3 bedroom home at only $349,900 has been very popular, but we've also sold several of our other larger plans. 


At this point, we are over 90% sold out with only FIVE homes left.  


Homes at Hazelwood is regarded as one of the best values in the West Shore, but that opportunity is nearly gone.  If you are interested in learning more, or finding a home for yourself, check out today, and then come by our show home this Sunday from 1-4pm.  You'll be glad that you did. (h)

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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Summit at Thetis: Show Homes Open Saturday & Sunday, 1-4pm

Our team will be back at our showhome at The Summit at Thetis both days this weekend from 1-4pm.  Although we are over 80% sold out, we still have some great plans available.  Check out the website, come visit, and let us start building your new dream home today.


Our show home is located at 39 Bamford Court.  Just follow the signs!



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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Homes at Hazelwood: Show Home Open Sunday 1-4pm

The Christmas season is over and our show homes at Homes at Hazelwood are open again, every Sunday from 1-4pm.  We've got a lot to show you including our new super popular Scottswood plan starting at only $349,900.  Or, if you need more space, check out our Somerset with four bedrooms on the same level for only $429,900.  We also have a Winchester, 3 bedroom home at $379,900 ready to move into today.  All of our prices include appliances, blinds, and GST!


Come on by and visit us at Homes at Hazelwood at 3331 Piper on Sunday from 1-4pm



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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Price Breakthrough! A Brand New 3 Bedroom House for only $349,900


We are thrilled to be able to introduce you to our newest model at Homes at Hazelwood, the "Scottswood" which sets a new level for affordable homes at only $349,900 - including GST!


No corners are cut here!  Yes, this is a regular detached house with a real back yard.  It includes a gas fireplace, a garage, and much more.  This is a regular freehold lot so there are NO strata fees here either.  


We will only be buiding four of these homes and then they will be sold out.  If you want to learn more, check the Homes at Hazelwood website for full details and then call us today!


As an added bonus, the next two homes sold will include FREE appliances and blinds, a $5000 value.


Call today! (h)

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

We are proud to be able to help the United Way help others!


Besides financially supporting the United Way, we wanted to see if there was more that we could do to help such a great organization do an even better job in our great city.  We feel strongly that as a successful local business, it is our responsibility to give back to our community.


When we heard that the United Way was scrambling to find bags to use to deliver their workplace campaign materials we saw it as an opportunity to step up!   Now, the United Way has enough good looking, United Way red bags to last them for a couple of years.


Thanks for allowing us to help!



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Monday, December 2, 2013

List Your Home Now, or Wait Until The New Year?

I get this question from sellers all of the time.  Many people have their own belief which month is the best to list.  In fact, many say that it is best to list in the spring because there are the most buyers around or because their home will look its best.  


Is there any truth to the believe that it is best to list in the spring?  The truth may surprise you.


I recently spent some time extracting all of the new sales, new listings, and inventory levels out of matrix, month by month. As you would expect, it was very clear that during certain months of the year, generally in the late spring, there were many more sales than there were in the November to January time frame.  Does this mean that you should list in the spring?  Looking at the data, we can see that inventory is highest in the spring, meaning more competition, and that there are also the most new listings being launched in the spring, meaning more distraction for buyers causing them to...

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Monday, November 18, 2013

Some Experts Think Our Low Mortgage Rates Are Here To Stay

Here is a link to a very interesting article about our current mortgage rates.  The Chief Economist of CIBC thinks that our rates are not going to go up as much as many think.  It is definitely worth a read. (h)(s)


Click here for the full article.

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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Another home SOLD this weekend at The Summit at Thetis

We will be open today from 1-4pm so come on up, visit our show home, and see for yourself why this hot new neighbourhood is nearly sold out!  


Our show home can be found at 39 Bamford Court in View Royal.  Just turn onto Chilco Road from Six Mile and follow the signs. (s)

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