Bungalow For Sale in Arbor Creek, Saskatoon

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Exceptional Family Home

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1535 sqft

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3 bath

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3 bdrm

bungalow

FOR SALE 

425000 CAD .

Value for Area

Welcome home to 227 Overholt Place. A great family home in a wonderful location and neighbourhood, Arbor Creek. This home has so much going for it. It has great style and is in a fabulous location in one of Saskatoon premiere neighbourhoods.

Pulling up you're going to appreciate the location. Situated on a quiet street and a "place" location give you your own private small cul-de-sac. Perfect for family with kids as its sheltered. This home also backs onto a park and is no where near rail tracks.

The street appeal is beautiful. A triple driveway with large side yard for additional toy storage and a sheltered front entry with cute seating area.

Inside the grand entry will impress. leading to an open and bright floor plan. A large family room with lots of light is centred by a focal natural gas fireplace. A major upgrade. The kitchen is open to the main floor with island and stools making it wonderful for families or entertaining. Loads of cabinet and counter space are complimented by a full walk-in pantry. All appliances included. The dining area is large and is flanked by hugh windows overlooking the park. Finishing the main floor is a large rear mud room area. Large closet and half bath right off the garage entry. It does have laundry hook up there as well for main floor laundry.

The 2nd floor offers 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are good sized with closets. The master is large and will accommodate any furniture set. It also has the upgrade of a walk-in closet and full ensuite bathroom.

The basement is large and open. Finished laundry room and rec room with den area. It is RI for a bathroom. Flooring of your choice is all thats left to finish it off.

The back yard is great. A private deck overlooks the park and leads down to a cozy patio area. The yard is very private and mature. A gate leads out the back to the green space.

Come and see for yourself, this just might be the one.

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Hard work pays off…Period

I recently had a conversation with a struggling realtor in the city. Following are a few thoughts and observations I came away with.

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This particular agent has been licensed for 2 years or so now and his career has not taken off in the least. I personally believe in mentorship, so as I often do with struggling agents, ill sit with them and see if I can help identify some areas we can change.

The problem in this case was this agent doesn’t seem to want to do the hard work, day in and day out, and make the necessary changes to his business that will cause him to succeed. He knows what to do, but there is always an excuse not to do it.

Day in and day out our business is a grind. Its not an exhaustive list, but some of the things I personally do on a daily bases include, early morning prep (setting my frame of mind and laying the day out before me), role plays (working on my scripts and dialogs to be as an effective communicator as possible), calls (these include all forms of prospecting for new business, calling current clients and working on closing active deals), reading ** (This is so important. I read a book every 2 weeks or so. Mostly sales books of one kind or another).

Its a grind, day in and day out doing all the little things that need to be done to be successful. Its not given…but earned!

TWOSTOREY For Sale in Arbor Creek, Saskatoon

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Exceptional Unit – Fully Loaded

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1116 sqft

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3 bath

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3 bdrm

twostorey

FOR SALE 

229900 CAD .

Best in show!

Welcome home to your new condo. 132-663 Beckett Cres is nestled into the back corner of a quiet condo complex. This is a back unit that provides for optimal privacy and a sense of spaciousness normally reserved for those with a yard. So take advantage of this one while you can.

This condo has many features for the discerning buyer. Pulling up as mentioned you're greeted with quietness and privacy tucked into the back side of the complex. 2 parking stalls and plenty of near by visitor parking add tremendous value. The entryway is spacious and a double mirrored closet offers plenty of storage space. The living room is very big and bright with a cut out to the south facing kitchen. It has modern paint colours and new laminate flooring for a great upgrade. The kitchen is done in crisp whites and is very modern. It has loads of counter and cabinet space, a dining room large enough for all your social gatherings and leads out to your south/east facing patio that lets natural light flood the space. There is also a half bathroom for your convenience.

The 2nd floor has an elegant master bedroom with walk-in closet and big bright windows. The 2nd and 3rd bedrooms both have full closets. Finally the master bathroom is clean, crisp and bright with full acrylic tub and shower.

The WOW factor hits in the basement. There is an amazing amount of value in this space. Recently developed with a great entertaining space, large and well thought out with pot lighting and lots and lots of storage. Another huge advantage is the den/office. Perfect for students or families with kids. Its such a great addition none of the others have. There is a large full bathroom in the basement as well.

The location is superb. Arbor Creek is a high end neighbourhood with excellent long term equity values. The condo is steps to the pocket park that has a trail network that leads down the creek to the main park and feature lake.

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Retire with wealth. Part 2 – Action steps!

(3 Minute read) Let me ask the question again. Do you really and truly believe you are on the right path to wealth in retirement? Its important to be honest here and now. Most people want to bury their head in the sand and hope for the best. Believe me lots will, but not you right?

In Part 1 we discussed how unless you have a fat pension you are pretty much screwed at retirement. The government may be able to provide basic needs but thats about it. Your RRSP’s and mutual funds may give a little top up IF some jack wagon on Wall or Bay Street didn’t decide to bend the rules and cause a market crash months before you’re set to retire.

In Part 2 we’er going to look at a few action steps you can take today to start you on the path of retiring with passive income from cash flowing residential real estate.

Okay where do we start;
#1 If you are at the very beginning of the process or a first time home buyer, the best place to start is to buy a house with a basement suite or perhaps a duplex where you live in one side and rent the other. This will allow you to learn the ins and outs of home ownership while learning how to manage a tenant. The rental income will likely cover your mortgage payments so you can save for the next house or pay down the mortgage faster. From there you would graduate to buying a second house with a basement suite and keeping house #1 as a full time rental. Repeat until you have many rentals or until you can afford to buy a rental house”stock” off the shelf or market while never living in it.

#2 If you already own a house and are looking to buy your first rental then a good place to start would be using equity in your home to fund a rental. Another option would be to straight up save for the downpayment as well.

#3 For the more seasoned investor, using the equity in 1 or more revenue properties to come up with more down payments on even more properties is a great way to build a portfolio

#4 Fix and (flip to yourself). I recently found a rental property that was in need or repair. Instead of putting the standard 20% down, I rehabbed the property, had it re appraised and then re mortgaged for a higher amount. So in essence I bought it, fixed it and flipped it to myself by pulling the sweat equity out. By the time I was finished I only had 10% of my own money into the house vs the standard 20%. This would allow me to buy 2 properties for the same standard downpayment of 1. This is my favourite option. Combine this with option #3 and you’ll see your revenue portfolio double very quickly.

Obviously there are certain nuances to these sorts of transactions. You’ll want a full time Realtor who also owns and manages his own revenue portfolio to advise you. There is no lack of agents available today, but very few who can advice from experience to ensure all the various bases are covered.

So do you want to get started? Absolutely!! Contact info below.

Scott Ziegler – Remax
OnlineOpenHouse.ca
306-230-1070
scottzieglerremax@gmail.com