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PARKS IN THE CITY OF WHITE ROCK

The ocean front community of White Rock, BC is known mostly for the beach including the pier, white rock, promenade and Marine Drive.  But if your looking for something a little more low key, you could try visiting one of the City's many beautiful parks.  

 

BARGE PARK 

13689 Malabar Avenue
BAYVIEW PARK
Marine Drive & Bay Street

BRYANT PARK

15150 Russell Avenue  
CENTENNIAL PARK
14600 North Bluff Road

COLDICUTT PARK

14064 Marine Drive

EMERSON PARK

Columbia Avenue & Lee Street

McCAUD Park

 Kent Street & Thrift Avenue

PEACE ARCH PARK

15877 Roper Avenue

ROTARY PARK

15400 Buena Vista Avenue

RUTH JOHNSON PARK - OFF LEASH DOG PARK (ADJACENT TO CENTENNIAL PARK)

14600 North Bluff Road

TOTEM PARK

Marine Drive & Cypress Street

 

For further infomation about The City of White Rock's parks, please visit their website, here.

For furhter information about the City's off leash dog park, please visit, here.

 

by MATT KINVIG, Realtor

THE WATERFRONT GROUP ...Turning views into realities

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Owning a townhouse can have some advantages over your traditional single family home - you know the grass will be cut, yards& homes will be well taken care of, and you may benefit from additional ammenities like a pool, workshop or gym.  But what if you like the privacy of your own home and some separation from your neighbours.  Perhaps a detached townhouse is for you?  

It's much like living in a single family home just with the benefits that a managed strata property provides.  Below you will find Detached Townhouse searches to help you find your perfect home... or, you can always contact us and we can help you find the perfect place for you to call home.  

Please follow the link below for instant access to all detached townhomes listed for sale in South Surrey / White Rock, BC:

WHITE ROCK & SOUTH SURREY DETACHED TOWNHOUSES FOR SALE

 

 

by  MATT KINVIG, Realtor

THE WATERFRONT GROUP

Sutton Group West Coast Realty

matt@makemoves.ca

WaterfrontGroup.ca

778-995-8002

 

Matt Kinvig is a Realtor with Sutton Group West Coast Realty, Canada's #1 real estate brokerage.  He is founder of THE WATERFRONT GROUP which provides real estate services in communities with waterfront and water views.  

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If you’re interested owning a home in the South Surrey / White Rock communities of Crescent Beach or Ocean Park, THE WATERFRONT GROUP has created quick searches to help you find your dream home or condo. Or, you can login and create your own custom home or property search by signing up for our FREE Virtual Agent.  View all properties for sale by map view or list view.  With our Virtual Agent, you can search homes and property by size, property type, price, location, features and countless other criteria.  Save all your results for easy access later. 

 

Click on any of the following links for instant access to homes and condos for sale in the South Surrey neighbourhoods of Crescent Beach and Ocean Park: 

CONDOS & TOWNHOUSES

CONDOS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

PENTHOUSE CONDOS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

TOWNHOUSES for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES

HOMES WITH POOLS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

HOMES WITH SUITES for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

WATERFRONT HOMES for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

HOMES WITH ATTACHED WORKSHOPS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

HOMES WITH DETACHED WORKSHOPS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

BUILDING LOTS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

NEW LISTINGS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 

HOMES WITH PRICE REDUCTIONS for Sale in Crescent Beach & Ocean Park 


OTHER CRESCENT BEACH & OCEAN PARK RESOURCES:

City of Surrey

About Crescent Beach

Ocean Park Wiki

About Ocean Park

 

MATT KINVIG, Realtor

THE WATERFRONT GROUP ...turning views into realities

Sutton Group West Coast Realty

778-995-8002

matt@makemoves.ca

 

www.WaterfrontGroup.ca

www.MakeMoves.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CLOVERDALE, LANGLEY & WHITE ROCK PENTHOUSES 

I created quick searches dedicated to high-rise penthouses for sale in Cloverdale, Langley, & White Rock / South Surrey, BC.  Find premier buildings, lavish suites, breathtaking views and view the finest condos on the market.  Search listings by price, list view or Google map view. 

If you want to create your own custom searches for any type of property or real estate, try out our Virtual Agent.  From the comfort of your own home, you can create and save custom searches tailored to you.  Search by price, property type, location, features, and countless other criteria.  Save your search and access it later.  

 Click on any of the following links for instant access to the finest penthouses on the market: 


White Rock / South Surrey Penthouse Condos

Cloverdale Penthouse Condos

Langley Penthouse Condos

 

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White Rock & South Surrey Homes, Land & Condos For Sale - Searches Automatically Updated

Find your dream home, property or condo in a waterfront or water view community before it hits the MLS with buyer's tools and expertise from WaterfrontListingService.com.  Customized real estate listing search results to help you, the buyer find the perfect real estate for sale.  

 

These real estate selections have been prepared for the waterfront communities of White Rock, Ocean Park, Crescent Beach and other South Surrey neighbourhoods.  

 

 

Waterfront Homes for Sale in White Rock & South Surrey.

 

All Luxury Homes for Sale in White Rock, BC.

 

All Luxury Condos for Sale in White Rock & South Surrey. 

 

White Rock & South Surrey Condos for Sale Under $500,000.

 

All Waterfront Land For Sale in White Rock & South Surrey.

 

White Rock & South Surrey Condos & Townhouses for Sale.

 

White Rock & South Surrey New Homes for Sale Under $900,000.


 

To create your own custom home search, please go to Waterfront Listing Service or contact us anytime.


Thinking about selling your home and would like your property featured on Waterfront Listing Search website?  Contact us for more info or list with a Waterfront Listing Service affilliate.  

 

 


 

 

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How to Get $10,000 for Buying a New Home

10K First Time New Home Buyers Bonus


As a first time homebuyer and a BC resident, now may be the best time ever to purchase a brand new home.  Not only is it a buyers market but we're benefiting from historically low mortgage interest rates - if it's your primary residence there is HST rebates available first time home buyers may benefit from exemption the Property Transfer Tax and may qualify for the BC First-Time New Home Buyer's Program of up to $10,000.  That's right, the government sends out New Home Bonus' of up to $10,000.

Reasons to think about buying a new home, now:

  • Buyers Market
  • Historically Low Interest Rates
  • HST Rebates Available for Buying a New Home
  • Propert Tax Exemptions Available to First Time Buyers
  • Limited Time First Time New Home Buyers' Bonus of up to $10,000 (tax free)


For example, if your a first time buyer you could have your pick of homes, get the lowest mortgage rate of your lifetime, get an HST rebate, pay NO property transfer tax and to top it off, the BC Government could send you up to $10,000 of tax free money to do with as you please.  What could you do with that $10,000?  You could pay down your new mortgage, pay off your line-of-credit that you used for your down payment, get new couches, go to Paris or get married...  It's really up to you.

The best part is, it's super easy to qualify.  If you've a BC resident, have never owned a home, buy a place for $150,000 or more and earn less than $175,000, you probably qualify for at least some of the Bonus.   

Feel free to call me or email me if you have any questions about this or any other home buyer questions.  
778.995.8002 or matt@makemoves.ca


For the technical info, please see below:

About the BC First-Time New Home Buyers' Bonus

The BC First-Time New Home Buyers' Bonus is a one-time bonus payment worth up to $10,000 for first-time new home buyers in BC.

Applicants can receive a cheque of up to $10,000, if they qualify, and the amount of the bonus is not taxable.

The legislation to enact the BC First-Time New Home Buyers' Bonus received Royal Assent on May 31, 2012.

 
Eligibility Criteria

First-Time New Home Buyer Qualifications

  • Eligible claimants must be first-time homebuyers - an individual who has never previously owned a primary residence anywhere in the world;
  • For couples, neither the individual nor the spouse or common law partner can have previously owned a primary residence anywhere in the world;
  • In the case of multiple buyers of a home, each buyer must be a first-time home buyer having never owned a primary residence anywhere in the world;
  • The claimant must file a BC resident personal income tax return for 2011 or if the claimant moves to BC after December 31, 2011, must file a 2012 BC resident personal income tax return;
  • Individuals or families who move to BC after December 31, 2012 will not be eligible.

Please note: in addition to the BC First-Time New Home Buyers' Bonus you may also be eligible for the Property Transfer Tax First Time Home Buyers' Program. You can find more information on the Property Transfer Tax First Time Home Buyers' Program here.

Eligible New Home

Newly Constructed Homes and Substantially Renovated Homes

  • The bonus is available in respect of new homes located in BC (i.e. newly constructed homes purchased from a builder and substantially renovated homes), on which HST is payable;
  • A substantially renovated home is one where all or substantially all of the interior of a building has been removed or replaced, generally 90% or more of the home must be renovated to qualify;
  • The written agreement of purchase and sale for the home must be entered into on or after February 21, 2012 and before April 1, 2013;
  • Ownership or possession of the home must transfer before April 1, 2013;
  • Eligible new homes include detached houses, semi-detached houses, duplexes, and townhouses, residential condominium units, mobile homes and floating homes and residential units in a cooperative housing corporation.

Eligible Owner-Built Homes

The bonus is available in respect of owner-built homes:

  • Where the written agreement of purchase and sale for the land is entered into on or after February 21, 2012 and before April 1, 2013;
  • The bonus will be based on land and construction costs subject to HST;
  • Construction of the home must be complete, or the home must be occupied, before April 1, 2013.

Other Criteria

  • The claimant must be eligible for the BC HST New Housing Rebate in order to receive the bonus;
  • The claimant must intend to live in the house as a primary residence;
  • No one else has claimed the bonus in respect of the home.

Bonus Calculation

  • The bonus is calculated as 5% of the purchase price (not including HST) of the home up to a maximum of $10,000;
  • The bonus is income tested. For single individuals, the bonus will be phased out at a rate of 20 per cent of net income in excess of $150,000 and eliminated at incomes greater than $200,000. For couples, the bonus will be phased out at a rate of 10 per cent of family net income in excess of $150,000, and eliminated at family incomes greater than $250,000.

Home Price* - $200, 000 Or More

BC New Home Buyers Bonus 200K or More

Home Price* - $150, 000

New Home Bonus $150K 

*In the case of owner-built homes, the bonus amount will be calculated based on the amount on the land and construction costs that are subject to HST.

How to Apply

You must apply to the BC Ministry of Finance to receive the bonus. The ministry will process applications, determine eligibility, and issue the bonus payments. The bonus is not claimed when filing an income tax return.

Information on the application process and the application forms, go to the BC Government's First-Time New Home Buyers' Grant page.

 

Author: Matt Kinvig, Realtor

 

www.CondoListingService.ca

Contact 778-995-8002 or matt@makemoves.ca

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