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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy Holidays from Team Powerhouse Realty

Posted on December 23, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Community

It’s a busy time of year for most people. Whether you’re at home or visiting friends and relatives, we hope you have a chance to relax and enjoy yourselves this holiday season. We wish you all the best as we enter 2015. Here are a few seasonal messages from our Realtors®:         […]

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Listings of the Week Dec 19, 2014

Posted on December 19, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Commercial, Real Estate, Residential

We have a few great new commercial lease opportunities to showcase this week as well as a couple of excellent deals on homes.   Great Value Homes 9485 WEST BEAVERLEY RD is a great deal in a desirable area. With 5 acres of land, this 2400 sq foot home includes 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a […]

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Featured Neighbourhood: The Hart

Posted on December 18, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Real Estate, Residential

A scenic drive up the hill north of downtown Prince George leads to the Hart neighbourhood. The Hart is named after former BC premier John Hart, who championed the construction of Highway 97 into northern BC, connecting Prince George to Dawson Creek. This neighbourhood is often divided into two main areas: Central Hart and Hart Highlands. The Hart […]

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Pets and Selling

Posted on December 18, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Real Estate, Residential

Unless you are the owner of Grumpy Cat or some other internet pet sensation, it’s better not to draw attention to your pets when you sell your home. Your pets may be your best friends, but for potential buyers they can mean: Damage to the home (think chewed carpets and scratched doors) Allergies Hygiene issues […]

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When is the Best Time to Downsize?

Posted on December 11, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Real Estate, Residential

Should you be looking for something smaller when the kids leave home or when you retire? Are you anxious to cash in on your home’s value in case the market takes a downturn?   Many people make the decision to downsize simply because it feels like the “right” time. Perhaps you’re not using all the […]

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What Do Home Buyers Want?

Posted on December 11, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Real Estate, Residential

Whether you’re buying or selling, it’s a good idea to have an understanding of what the real estate trends are. Many buyers will have specialized needs depending on their stage in life, but there are a few home features that are popular across the board:   1) Energy efficient features Investing in a home means […]

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$1300 Raised for Familias de la Esperanza

Posted on December 9, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Community

“Esperanza” means “hope.” In 2006, families were living and working at a dump overlooking the resort town of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The charity Familias de la Esperanza, also known as Families at the Dump, began providing food and water to those people.  They enlisted the support of a local resort developer and volunteers, and came up with a […]

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How To Find Commercial Real Estate in Prince George

Posted on December 4, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Commercial, Real Estate

Looking to invest in commercial real estate, but not sure where to start? The City of Prince George has a range of commercial investment opportunities, from apartment buildings to retail and industrial developments.   Due to the affordability of real estate in Prince George, investors often see a much larger return on their investments here […]

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Renting Versus Buying in Prince George, BC

Posted on December 2, 2014 by Team Powerhouse in Real Estate, Residential

It’s an age-old argument.   Which is better? Renting or buying?   With the cost of real estate becoming so high in Canada’s big cities, renting can sometimes be more attractive than buying when you consider mortgage costs and all of the other expenses associated with home ownership.   However, most Canadians still want to […]

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