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Evolve The Hamptons final phase  

Evolve | The Evolution Of Townhome Living

Evolve is the final and most luxurious offering at The Hamptons, a master-planned residential community situated in South Surrey’s popular Grandview Heights. This offering consists of 30 beautifully designed 4-bedroom townhomes where attention to detail is top priority. 

fine townhomes

Homes at Evolve are a great lifestyle alternative to single-family living and offers high-end finishing details that will "WOW".

Features of these homes include:

  • Natural gas features including forced air heating with an option for AC;
  • Glass bannisters;
  • Smart Home Management System - with the touch of a button, or even through voice command, you can control your home lighting and temperature;
  • Pantry with
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In some segments of the Greater Vancouver real estate it is a very strong seller's market.  If that is the case, your best chances of success are to follow a system of success.  More specifically, a 'system' proven to create the desired outcome and results you want.

System n: a set of formulas or procedures to which something is done.

Here is a powerful system I call the 4PTs, that when done properly, generates exceptional results.

1. Preparation

Your agent should prepare you with the intricate details of this plan so you know the general approach and the more important, specific details.  This will identify if they have a systematic approach.  They should be able to show the following checklists: Property research checklist, listing

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supply and demand

Everyone knows or has heard about the laws of supply and demand.  Demand is supported by Greater Vancouver's annual growth of over 30,000 people.  The bulk of this growth coming from immigration from four or five key countries.  However, there is also another 5,000 Canadians migrating here per year since 2012.

With such a large volume of new people arriving with the intent to own their own homes, it has created a market with more buyers than properties available for sale.  When this happens, the pressure of the market will push the prices higher.  We have seen this happening in the past few years but the big question most have is, 'will prices continue to rise?'

Even with last year's explosion in pricing where prices were jumping from 25%

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1   Day 2 of showings and the line up grows.  Offers likely not being accepted for another 1-3 weeks when the Disclosure Statement is finalized.  By then, you won't have any chance of buying, so best to get inside today.     Call me to register today.   604.307.9448 [you can also text me and enter Brooklynn]

Below is some additional information on the project.   This is one many great projects to come in this area and may be the first of the new, low rise condos.  There are many interesting features of owning one of these fine homes including the unique community based, internal courtyard.     "I have told many people about the new community master plan for major redevelopment here and I'm so excited to see it coming to life.…
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Exciting opportunity

Abby Investment homes Abbotsford condos

Abbotsford has much to offer including exceptional family values, a dynamic and growing community, strong investment opportunity, and a better way to live.  With these impressive one and two bedrooms condos starting in just the mid $200s, you simply can't go wrong. The door to a better opportunity has swung open.

There’s something truly special about Midtown. Nestled between the University District and Historic Downtown Abbotsford, it offers a unique blend of old and new, plus some of the Valley’s finest amenities.

A home at Residences at Gateway puts you in the center of this vibrant new neighbourhood – just steps from coffee shops, restaurants, the new McCallum Junction shopping centre, and all the professional, spa and health services at

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 Did You Know Buyers of 'New' Homes Can Save the Property Purchase Tax

The new home market is on fire, especially for condos and townhouse sales.  As prices in the condo and townhouse market continues to increase and the sales activity starts to soar, any pricing relief is very welcome.  

If you are planning to buy a new home [condo, townhouse or house] under $800,000 you can be eligible to save part or all of the Property Transfer Tax.

To qualify, the property (land and improvement) transfer must be registered at the Land Title Office after February 16, 2016 and you must be:

  • an individual [not a corporation or other entity]
  • a Canadian citizen or permanent resident [be prepared to prove it, you will be asked]

and the property

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PROJECT and DEVELOPER UPDATE:    For the next week we are now offering a $5,000 to $10,000 bonus on select units.  Plus the option to purchase and extra parking spot under the developer's cost at only $10,000.  In Vancouver parking spots are now being sold in the $50,000 range.  
Junior one bedroom units are sold out.  There is still good selection.    

Where community meet urban convenience and nature to create a living environment that is hard to match.  

This is a place for those who desire value, but will not sacrifice quality in search of it. Here not only will commuters benefit from the convenience of the Evergreen SkyTrain extension now servicing the area, they can forego the bridge tolls that come with similar properties

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Lumina Renderings

Coming Soon...  Lumina will be the hottest high rise development in Burnaby this year.  We will be announcing full details on this project very soon.  Make sure you register to get to the front of the line for us.  It's a 980 unit 4 tower development near Brentwood Mall.  This is a red hot project and developing area and the project will be developed in stages over the next few years.  Pricing will is anticipated to range from the $800 to $900 per square foot.

I have just been sent the VIP Package and will be able to get you inside very soon. 

The developers have given us early access [ahead of the public launch] for our clients where you can pick the very best units available.  If you want to lock one of these properties, make sure you register

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Brownstones New Townhome rendering

It's incredible working with great developers and marketing companies.  We have been able to establish two great advantages for you on one of Vancouver's most sought after new Townhouse sites.  

These won't last long, so if you are serious about getting into a great new townhouse in a wonderful and convenient area, you will want to act quickly. 

The first advantage is now that they are nearly ready to launch their sales and marketing campaign, we can get you in before anyone else.  You get prime selection.  

And second, not only will you the best selection the first 3 units sold with us on this project will also get a $20,000 discount.  Obviously this is a very limited time offer.  

There is no display suite set up yet, so we asked them to

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We are thrilled to have Kevin Lynch join our team.  Kevin has over 26 years of real estate experience, has been a top producing agents selling many hundreds of homes and and most recently has become one of the industries top trainers and coaches.  Kevin is well known for his positive, caring and high energy attitude.  

Kevin has just stepped down as CEO from a rival company to help the Rick Clarke Team grow and thrive at all time high levels.

"I'm absolutely thrilled to be a part of Rick's team.  We have worked together in the past and have similar goals.  We both believe in adding massive value to our clients and making a positive impact in their lives.  Rick has built something very special over his career and I can see some dynamic ways we can

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