Presales Condos & Pre-Construction Real Estate




Monday, December 14, 2009

Whistler Fractional Ownership Interests at BASEMENT BARGAIN PRICING here at Whistler Evolution iQ Quarter Ownership Resort Property

The Quarter Ownership Whistler Evoluion IQ Condos – Mountain Living in Creekside


The best of all worlds: Quarter Ownership in resort property which is also known as fractional ownership of Whistler real estate. Invented and pioneered first by Intrawest in Whistler, Evolution IQ condos follows a list of successful projects that have become the ‘way to invest, enjoy and buy real estate in Whistler.’ The one thousand square foot units at the Evolution Whistler condos for sale are spacious, well thought out and are now selling at the same price as the one bedrooms sold just last year. So do you think that is good value? In addition, you can have your dream home right in the heart of the reinvented Whistler Creekside property market where the Intrawest Quarter Ownership interest at Evolution IQ condos comes at a starting price of just one hundred and forty four thousand, nine hundred dollars. This makes total sense for people who don’t live in Whistler but still want to own recreational or resort property in this first class summer and winter resort community. The Whistler Evolution Intrawest Quarter Ownership Porgram provides fractional interests that are deeded real estate, meaning that you have total control over your property. This revolutationary process makes it possible for you to sell and market your suite on your own and at any time. Also, the Whistler Quarter Ownership Evolution condos features pet friendly fractional ownership suites, which means that you can bring your doggie or cats to the property. Located at 2063 Placid Road, the Presentation Centre is now open nine to five in Creekside. Comfort and quality are two synonyms here at the Whistler Creek Evolution Condos, where you will find the most modern finishes, large fireplaces, black granite counters and a ski-in ski-out location just at the foot of the Creekside Gondola. Add in a hot tub, pool, full time concierge and maintenance by Lodging Ovations, and you are set to experience a five star all seasons resort home for a fraction of the price. Affordability is the key to every fractional interest and here at the Evolution IQ Intrawest Quarter Ownership program, you can now purchase 3 months per year worth and deeded interest in one of the hottest resort markets hosting the Olympics in 2010.

Whistler Evolution IQ Fractional Ownership Now Selling at Bargain Pricing


Two bedrooms for the price of a one bedroom Whistler condo for sale is now available at Playground Evolution IQ condos! Two amazing mountains to explore and year round access to adventures and activites. YOU DO THE MATH! There is no better value then the Whistler Creekside Evolution condos that are offering the final few quarter ownership/ Whistler fractional ownership opportunities out there. With fully furnished two bedroom quarter ownership interests available at the Evolution IQ Whistler condos starting from just $144,900, these slopeside fractional ownership interests are designed to fit your lifestyle. Two bedroom homes are now selling for a limted time only. Intrawest is offering savings of over one hundred thousand dollars at the moment on select two bedroom Whistler quarter ownership interests at Evolution IQ. Now really is the time to own at Whistler. Explore the two famous peaks, the 2010 Olympic Village and enjoy endless activities year round. Your stylish, contemporary, ski-in/ski-out resort Whistler quarter ownership Evolution IQ condo home awaits. Call 877.771.6767 or visit www.playgroundwhistler.com for more information and to see the Show Suite today. According to Bob Styan, ‘Quarter ownership makes sense because for most people, it more accurately matches property ownership with usage and gives them the ability to own something that they might not normally buy.’

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Monday, August 11, 2008

Parksville Real Estate. Qualicum Beach Property: Sunrise Ridge Resort, Oceanside Village, Bonnington Heights, Parksville Beach Club, Oceana Condos

Small Town Living at Its Best at Parksville Bay, Rathtrevor Beach and Qualicum Beach Resort Real Estate


If you are looking into retiring or moving to the Central Vancouver Island area, there are a plethora of new resort and recreational style real estate developments ongoing in the growing area. With a push from Albertans and Americans a few years ago, the Central Island of Vancouver Island which includes Qualicum Beach property to Parksville real estate, has grown not only in terms of the size of the resort community put also capital appreciation of property. It is no wonder, with the temperate climate, outstanding beaches, quality waterfront and beachfront land and other resort amenities, that parksville, qualicum and Rathtrevor Beach real estate are among the most expensive yet affordable recreational properties still available in BC. For more information about the areas, please visit www.visitparksvillequalicumbeach.com or email info@oceansidetourism.com for the details about central Vancouver Island.

About the Central Island Area


Published recently in the New West Coast Homes magazine: Low tide along the Central Island opens up huge expanses of sandy beaches around Parksville Bay, Qualicum Beach and Rathtrevor Beach, an invitation for leisurely walks along the water’s edge, studying the starfish and crabs and sand dollars among the intertidal pools. Strolls along the beach at Parksville resort and Qualicum beaches and watching the many activities held through the year are favourite pastimes of those who live in Central Vancouver Island real estate, the region known as Oceanside. Oceanside real estate stretches from Nanoose north to Deep Bay and inland to Cathedral Cove, an area of beaches, forests and an abundance of natural attractions, recreational activities an friendly, welcoming communities. Oceanside is small town living at its best. Blessed with inviting weather, it attracts many who retire here to escape the long cold weather in Ontario or Alberta or the BC Interior. Half a dozen nearby golf courses in Oceanside BC provide year round play and newcomers quickly discover the relaxed friendliness of Oceanside life. The entire community from Parksville real estate to resort Bowser property, Qualicum Beach and Deep Bay joins in the events and festivals that take place throughout the year, lining the streets for the Canada Day Parade, the Brant Wildlife Festival in April, the car show in June, the Parksville Beach festival and sand sculpting contest in August and any holiday given a name. Parksville resort real estate claims two f the Island’s best beaches – Parksville Beach itself, and Rathtrevor, in the provincial park. Parksville’s Community Beach has a kid’s wonderland of swings, slides and water cannons. The town of Qualicum Beach resort real estate has retained a village quaintness, with small shops, a summertime’s farmer’s market and Qualicum Foods described by one enthusiastic resident as “The most wonderful grocery store on Vancouver Island.”

Central Vancouver Island Real Estate Prices


So what does it cost to live in the Island Utopia? From about $300,000 for single family homes to million dollar mansions. And there is no better time to look than right now. “This is a buyer’s market,” says Antolick, of Royal LePage Parksville Qualicum Beach Realty. “What we are selling here is lifestyle,” she says. Ian Lindsay, president of Re/Max First Realty in Parksville real estate property, who raised his family here, says, “Whether you are living here or visiting, it is a special place. There is a natural beauty to the area that becomes part of your life. Anyone who is thinking of moving for retirement or a change their lifestyle, or looking for recreational property should consider the Central Island, from Nanoose to Qualicum Beach. We are in a growth area and this is an excellent time to be looking.”

Some of Oceanside’s new resorts and residential developments along Parksville Real Estate and Qualicum Beach recreational property:

Rockcliffe Park Nanoose Bay real estate offers a new form of home ownership for Fairwinds, the outstanding master planned waterfront community at Nanoose Bay resort living, between Nanaimo and parksville. The 26 detached bare land strata homes at the Fairwinds Rockcliffe Park offer classic west coast design with thre spacious floor plans and easy care lots within walking distance to the Fairwinds Centre and minutes to golfing and the marina. For more information about the Nannose Bay real estate at the Rockcliffe Park Fairwinds homes development, please call 1.888.243.1071 or visit www.rockcliffeparkatfairwinds.ca.

Qualicum Landing condo homes and rental properties, the newest waterfront resort development available in the area, sits on 15 acres just outside Qualicum Beach resort, with sweeping views of the Sunshine Coast mountains, Texada, Denman, and Hornby Islands and the Georgia Strait. The upscale Qualicum Landing beach homes in this luxury resort strata community will be built by Camelot Homes using green principles. The property allows for recreational rental opportunities. For more information about the new pre-sale waterfront beach homes at Qualicum Landing Resort, please visit www.qualicumlanding.com or www.ianlindsay.ca or call 1.888.243.1071.

Qualicum Landing - Newsletter Nov 2008 - The Results Are In


It's about lifestyle, it's about family, it's about creating a legacy. Limited Release 2008 for the BC resort real estate development at Qualicum Beach Landing...The Results are In! The summer of 2008 has been very busy at Qualicum Landing resort property development. We have received hundreds of registrations, and based on your feedback we are pleased to announce the addition of our newest floor plan "The Whytecliff", This versatile 1181 sq ft plan is reminiscent of the Cape Cod lifestyle and is ideal for seasonal and full time living. With the addition of the Whytecliff, Qualicum Landing BC resort real estate offering now offers you four well laid out floor plans ranging from 1181 sq feet to 2000 sq feet. Beach homes now start at just $399,000! Our Qualicum Landing discovery center is open and construction is underway for Phase One pre-sale apartment homes. Please click the link below to download our information package containing floor plans, pricing and information regarding Qualicum Landing. Or visit us at www.qualicumlanding.com - http://www.qualicumlanding.com/files/PDFALL.pdf. A perfect opportunity to own in Qualicum Landing resort BC property...on one of the most beautiful beach front properties on Vancouver Island; Act now to take your pick of the best available properties. The Next Step... Representatives are available in Vancouver and at our on-site Qualicum Landing discovery center to answer any questions you may have, or provide you with your own personalized tour. Now is the time...Create the Legacy! Sincerely, Qualicum Landing Developments | Vancouver and area please call: 604-780-7335 - qualicumlandingsales@gmail.com

Qualicum Landing Qualicum Beach Real Estate Offering Update: Hollyburn floor plans now available starting at $599,000...read below for more great news!
You spoke and we listened...We are excited to announce you now have more choice in deciding where your preferred Qualicum Beach real estate house style is located at Qualicum Landing resort property development. For instance, our very popular 2000 sq ft "Hollyburn" is now available in phases three and four. The best part is the price...Hollyburn Qualicum Beach house plans now start at just $599,000...It doesn’t stop with the Hollyburn though...we have opened up your options on many of our floor plan locations here at Qualicum Landing resort property...now more than ever, this is your chance to get the home you want in the location you want, at a price that works for you. Luxury Qualicum Beach homes start at just $399,000 and come standard with high end finishes such as granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors and designer specifications throughout. For those of you who have not yet taken advantage of our exclusive "Meet the Developer" events, you can still register to attend in Calgary on June 10th or On-Site at Qualicum Landing on June 13th...Event details below or RSVP online at: WWW.QUALICUMLANDING.COM. MEET THE QUALICUM LANDING RESORT DEVELOPER: Now is your chance to meet the Qualicum Beach real estate developers, and hear what they have to say about the Vancouver Island real estate market, the recent media coverage surrounding Qualicum Landing's price reductions and have all of your questions answered. Join us in CALGARY June 10th: The Italian Club - 416 1st ave NE from 5 PM until 8 PM. Food and Refreshments will be served. Join us On-Site at QUALICUM LANDING June 13th: 5251 West Island Highway (Take the Oceanside Route, 8 minutes North of Qualicum Beach) Open house style from 11 AM until 4 PM. Fresh BBQ lunch and refreshements. Space is limited: Please RSVP online.

Bayview Gardens Parksville Real Estate encompasses 24 two bedroom and den condo residences from $279,900 in a four storey development with a fitness facility, fireside lounge and gardens with benches, set in the heart of Parksville real estate resort. The Bayview Gardens show suite is open Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 3pm at 297 Hirst Avenue in Parksville. Visit www.bayviewgardens.ca or call 1.800.668.3622 or 250.752.2466 for more details.

Parksville Tanglewood Beach Homes. At Tanglewood, says the brochure, ‘every day is a day at the beach,” a sentiment that has obviously connected with home buyers – just three of the 46 beach homes in this outstanding community are still for sale, from $449,000. Situated beside Rathtrevor Beach in parksville resort real estate, Tanglewood beachhomes full ownership homes have a resort rental option as well. Please visit www.tanglewoodbc.com or call 1.888.243.1071 for details.

The Parksville Beach Club, situated on the prime site once occopued by the old Island Hall Hotel, is just steps from Parksville Resort’s magnificent beach. The wets coast contemporary resort includes a tower and beachfront Parksville Beach Club villas with amenities that include an indoor pool and private owner’s club, health and fitness club, day spa and a restaurant with an outdoor patio. Ownership at the resort Beach Club Parksville recreational real estate property is structured to suite different needs and lifestyles: quarter ownership, a part time residence, a vacation getaway, or a rental investment. Sales office of the Parksville Beach Club Resort at 181 Beachside Drive, Parksville BC and is open daily from 11am to 4pm except Wednesdays. Visit www.parksvillebeachclub.com or call 1.866.330.7274 for more info.

A brief look at Eaglewood Qualicum Beach recreational real estate property show home was enough to inspire a south island couple to sell up and move intot his outstanding community beside Eaglecrest Golf Course in Qualicum Beach property. Situated just half a blcok from the beach and adjacent to the eight and ninth holes of Eaglecrest Golf Course, the strata titled detached Eaglewood resort homes by gold Georgia Award wining Camelot Homes offers a lock and leave lifestyle. Prices for the Eaglewood Qualicum Beach homes start at $639,000 and the final release of 19 homes, several backing onto fairways, will take place July 25 to 27. Please visit www.eaglewood@qualicumbeach.com or phone 1.877.752.1081.

Oceanside Village Resort II in Parksville Real Estate is a collection of two bedroom independent homes in a resort setting with two private aptios designed to enjoy the morning sun and the evening sunset. Located close to Rathtrevor Beach, the Parksville Oceanside Village Resort is a strata titled community offering five floor plans from 864 to 1109 square feet priced from $239,900. Home owners at this Parksville Resort may rent out their cottages on a recreational basis year round, retaining the right of personal use for up to 180 days. Visit www.osvr.ca or call 205.248.6766 for more information.

Parksville Oceanside Village Resort II Now Releasing
Cottage Living… Island Dream Location – Show Cottage at Oceanside Village Resort in Parksville resort real estate BC is now open. Our Cottages are selling fast! Our newly-built Phase II Oceanside Village Resort Parksville properties and cottages are selling briskly and there has never been a better time to purchase your own perfect Vancouver Island dream cottage. Nestled amongst the trees on beautiful Vancouver Island real estate, our newly built, professionally decorated Parksville Oceanside Village resort cottages come well appointed with 6 appliances and all the comforts of home. Owning your own pre-construction Parksville home at Oceanside Village Resort is easier than you think. Come and see for yourself why so many want to make Oceanside Village Resort their home… and the perfect island place where family with gather for generations to come. Come and See Us! Contact us anytime for your own personal tour of the pre-construction Parksville Oceanside Village Resort II cottages. We look forward to seeing you soon. Contact us at 1.877.248.8961 or visit www.oceansidevillageresort.com for all the details.

Other Vancouver Island Property and Sunshine Coast Waterfront Real Estate developments are listed here.

Sunrise Ridge Resort Update – Waterfront Parksville Real Estate Resort Includes Green Space and Green Features


Glacier Lake Development Corp presents the new Sunrise Ridge Parksville Resort on Vancouver Island, providing waterfront real estate property purchase opportunities for fractional ownership. They include one, two and three bedroom fully furnished luxury condos from $39,900 and receive 50% off rental rates for a 2 or 3 nights stay when you book a tour for the fractional resort real estate opportunity at Parksville Sunrise Ridge Resort. High-end features and the many amenities will appeal to homebuyers of Sunrise Ridge homes. Straight from the Westcoast Home magazine from the Vancouver sun. This full service real estate Parksville property, by Glacier Lake Developent Corp, offers full and fractional resort ownership opportunities, starting from just $39,900 for an eighth share. For more information about Sunrise Ridge resort real estate development on Vancouver Island, please phone toll free 1.866.81BEACH or email info@sunriseridge.ca. or visit www.sunriseridge.ca.

Situated on the gorgeous stretch of waterfront property in the Craig Bay reale state area of Parksville, BC, Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort offers buyers a hassle free experience in one of B.C.’s most sought after recreational havens. The homes at the pre-construction Parksville Sunrise Ridge resort homes themselves are appointed with an array of luxurious features. “A resort should always be something you look forward to, which is why we have included many high-end elements such as granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood cabinets and walk in showers,” says bracken. Amenities abound at Sunrise Ridge Parksville waterfront real estate resort, from the four swimming pools and relaxation pools (including an Infinity Pool with an ocean view) to the outdoor hot tub, outdoor living room with fireplace, lounge area and meeting room facilities. Bracken points out that these Parksville Sunrise Ridge amenities are intended for year round use. “This ensures tha the resort will have a constantly high occupancy rate for those buyers wishing to put their unit in the rental pool. Central to the master plan at the waterfront Parksville Resort at Sunrise Ridge real estate development is an abundance of green space. As well as another important “green” feature: main amenity area of the development will be heated with geothermal energy. “this type of energy is not only eco-friendly, it is also economically beneficial to owners in the long term,” says Randy Trapp, general manager of Glacier Lake Development.

When complete, the Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Parksville Resort will be home to 180 units, including 17 suites in the resort’s stunning main lodge. “the Sunrise Ridge Lodge will be the central meeting place of the resort,” says Valerie Bracken, sales and marketing coordinator for developer Glacier Lake Development Corp. “The natural timber frame structure features a soaring 30 foot ceiling with comfortable seating in the hearth room as well as a stunning stone fireplace.

Oceanside Village Resort Parksville Cottages


The cottages of Oceanside Village Resort are placed on beautifully landscaped lots and tucked amongst existing mature trees. Private patios complement every cottage. This is cottage living at Parksville Oceanside Village Resort at its best with all the comforts of home – fully equipped gourmet kitchens including dishwasher, washer/dryer, all linens, TV, DVD and CD player, plus river rock gas fireplace, vaulted ceiling and private decks. Outside pedestrian walkways lead through the resort and the green buffers along the roadways ensure your stroll will be tranquil at the Parksville real estate offering at Oceanside Village Resort Cottage Homes. The cottages are found at 1080 Resort Drive in Parksville BC. For more information, call 250.248.8961 or toll free at 1.877.248.8961. You can visit the web at www.osvr.ca.

Breathe the Ocean Air – Vacation Cottages at Parksville Oceanside Village with a twist


A great article fro the BC Homes and Resort magazine to promote the new Oceanside Village Cottages in beautiful Parksville, Vancouver Island. With property values rocketing to unprecendented new highs across the country, it’s no surprise real estate continues to be a favourite topic of conversation practically anywhere you go. The anticipated rush of retiring boomers to recreational real estate environments is simply adding fuel to speculative fires. Envisioning a demand for innovative investment property an lifestyle strategies, Parksville’s Oceanside Village Resort is offering real estate investors affordable new resort style cottages in a majestic Oceanside forest on Vancouver Island. But there’s a twist.

During their absence, owners may rent out their cottages, locan them to friends, or let them sit vacant. It’s a good bet mostwill go for the rental option, which, at their discretion, can be self managed or directed by the developer’s onsite property management division for the Parksville Oceanside Village resort cottage homes. Real estate investors in the resort Parksville community benefit with an affordable purchase price, regular rental income, first choice of occupancy dates and appreciating resale values. Waterfront properties in the Parksville real estate resort area generally fetch around $750,000. By comparison, full ownership at Oceanside Village Resort starts at an impressive low $239,900. The resort Parksville real estate developers – local, reliable, and family owned – is offering five contemporary floor plans including one storey, loft and two storey units ranging form 865 to 1,1110 square feet. Each Oceanside Village Parksville Resort Cottage features two private patios (enjoy sunrise on one and sunset on the other) plus hardwood floors, large windows, a cozy electric fireplace and a complete suite of quality appliances including washer and dryer. Resort Parksville hoem buyers can customize their presales resort recreational cottages with a choice of two coastal colour schemes and coordinating furniture packages, or decorate on their own. The resort village at Oceanside Village resort real estate in Parksville BC will feature an inviting indoor pool, exercise room, hot tub, onsite shops, day spa, art gallery, and a neighbourhooding 36 hole mini golf park. For the true golfer, five championship golf courses are located within an easy 20 minute drive.

The Parksville Oceanside Village Resort lies adjacent to breathtaking Rathtrevor Provincial Park along Vancouver Island’s east coast. Low ties recede nearly one kilometre into the ocean, revealing vast streteches of pristine sandy beaches and shallow tidal pools, ideal for castle builders, beachcombers, and sunbathers. Outdoor enthusiasts will discover year round recreation in Parksville Resort. The City of Parksville real estate, just three kilometres down the road, offers a full complement of urban services, health care, dining, shopping and a vibrant arts community. Its central location makes this an ideal base from which to explore the myriad of natural and historic wonders of Vancouver Island. Construction of the Oceanside Village cottages in Parksville’s second phase is being completed six cottages at a tiem. The purchase deposit is $10,000 is required, and each resort property is offered with a new home warranty program. Visit www.oceansidevillageresort.com for more info.

Oceanside Village Resort Parksville BC Real Estate


Start living your dream! Owning a vacation cottage is easier than you think! For yourself or as a real estate resort investment, Oceanside Village Resort invites you to Parksville on beautiful Vancouver Island. Cottage living, Island Dream location can now be yours at this recreational BC real estate resort. Act now for first selection of their five exceptional floor plans. You can either visit www.osvr.ca or call 250.248.6766 for more information about the Parksville Oceanside Village Resort. Vancouver Island Dream Resort Real Estate Location – Oceanside Village Resort II, according to the BC Homes and Resort Magazine, is aunique cottage community located in one of BC’s most desirable vacation destinations, Parksville, on the beautiful east coast of Vancouver Island. Located next to Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park and its sandy seashore, Oceanside Village II Resort real estate offers five contemporary floor plans starting from just $239,900. Quintessential summer pre-construction cottages in Parksville resort real estate ont eh outside, the interiors are modernly designed and feature 16 foot vaulted ceilings and large windows to bring in plenty of light. Each Oceanside Village Resort Parksville resort home features hardwood laminate, large windows, cozy electric fireplace, and a complete suite of quality appliances including washer and dryer. In the summer, two private patios will alow you to catch all the suns’ rays. And during the winter months, the crackling and warm glow from the beautiful fireplace transforms the feel of the Oceanside Village Resort Parksville chalet home to feel like a cottage. Year round, the Parksville recreational BC real estate properties at Oceanside Village is a place to rest and rejunivate. The resort village in Parksville features an inviting pool, exercise room, hot tub, onsite shops, day spa, art gallery and a neighbouring 36 hole mini golf park. For the true golfer, five championship golf courses are located within an easy 20 minute drive from the Parksville resort property at Oceanside Village.

Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort Parksville Vacation Homes


Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort is located above Craig Bay in Parksville real estate overlooking the sandy beaches and calming waters of the Strait of Georgia. Situated on over ten acres, Sunrise Ridge Beach Resort in Parksville Vancouver Island is only a short walk to the seemingly endless beaches that Parksville is known for. Ultimately resort amenities will include five pools/hot tubs for swimming and relaxation, children’s play center, fitness facility, lounge area, meeting rooms and on site restauarant. Whole ownership of the Parksville Sunrise Ridge Waterfront Resort vacation homes start from $356,000, quarter ownership starts at $53,640 and eight ownership starts at $39,900. Fractional ownerships at the Parksville Sunrise Ridge Resort have been tailored to meet the needs of all types of vacationers, including ownerships providing usage during the summer months and another for ownership in the winter season called the “Snowbird” package. The Sunrise Ridge Parksville presentation centre is open daily at 1175 Resort Drive in Parksville BC (just 37 km north of Nanaimo). For more information, call 250.248.4627 or toll free 1.866.812.3224. You can also visit www.sunriseridge.ca for more details.

Bonnington Heights Parksville Oceanside Living


Live here, live more! Now 80% sold out in Phase 1, Parksville resort Oceanside living real estate development at Bonnington Heights is a stuning residential lot release in Vancouver Island’s most spectacular oceanfront lifestyle community. Fairwinds is all about living. Oceanside living. Living in the most moderate climate in Canada, where you can golf year round, hike, fish, kayak, sail, bike or simply relax and savour the spectacular scenery around Parksville Resort in BC recreational real estate, Bonnington Heights Parksville residential lots allows you to live in beautiful natural surroundings with all the conveniences nearby. A Fairwinds lifestyle has something for everyone. For recreational Parksville real estate inquiries, call 1.866.468.5957 or visit www.fairwinds.ca. Centrally located between Nanaimo and Parksville on Vancouver Island. Green solutions Demonstration Home Open Thrusday through Sunday 12 pm to 4 pm at 2360 Bonnington Drive Nanoose Bay in BC.

The Beach Club Resort Parksville Resort Condominiums


Celebrating its grand opening on June 7th, the Beach Club Resort in Parksville real estate BC is situated on the former site of the famous Island Hall Resort in Parksville Bay and features the town’s newest West Coast cuisine restaurant, Pacific Prime Steak and Chop Restaurant, plus the area’s newest spa resort, Stone Water Spa. Comprised of a nine storey condo tower and beachside villas, the Parksville Beach Club Resort is a $50 million recreational real estate development and is being sold on a fractional ownership basis. The Beach Club Resort’s Vancouver discovery centre is located at 400 Robson Street and open noon to 6:00pm deaily except Fridays. The Parksville Beach Club discovery centre is located at 105 East Island Highway in Parksville BC resort real estate. For more information, you can call 1.866.330.7274 or you can visit www.thebeachclubparksville.com. The Residences at The Beach Club where freedom comes naturally. Buy by the beach. Live by the beach. Solid concrete construction and now under construction is the Parksville resort real estate properties at the Beach Club. Imagine living in luxury in Parksville on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC, steps to the islan’ds most beautiful beach on the former site of the historic Island Hall Hotel. This exlcusive year-round luxury residence at the Parksville Beach Club Resort offers a private pool, hot tub, steam room, and fitness centre. It is located right next door to the spectacular new Beach Club Resort and within walking distance of shopping and dining of all sorts. Within a 10 minute drive you’ll discover 6 great golf courses. And close by is fabulous fishing, hiking, biking and skiing. The possibilities are endless. Luxury residential condominiums at the Residences at The Beach Club Parksville resort real estate from the low $400,000s. Penthouse suites from $900,000s. Sales office int eh Beach Club Resort Residences lobby at 181 Beachside Drive in Parksville BC and is open daily 11am to 4pm except Wednesdays. A limited number of quarter ownership vacation residences are still available at The Beach Club Resort from $189,900. The Residences at The Beach Club Parksville resort real estate features Home #204 which is 990 sq ft with 151 sq ft deck and is priced at $419,900, Home #302 at 1347 sq ft and 246 sqft patio at $529,900 and finally the Parksville Beach Club Residence #403 at 1241 sqfootage and 137 patio space at $519,900.

CELEBRATE! $10,000 OFF THE BEACH CLUB PARKSVILLE REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT TILL JUNE 30
The Parksville Beach Club condo pre-sales opportunities is open for business and looking fabulous. And the official grand opening will be taking place very soon. As you are a priority customer of the Beach Club in Vancouver Island’s beautiful Parksville BC, we wanted you to be the first to know about our pre-grand opening special offering of a $10,000 saving at The Beach Club. But don’t wait too long as there are only 12 quarter ownerships still available – now priced at $179,900 to $199,900 for each remaining pre-sales Beach Club quarter and only until June 30th. They are all spacious two bedroom suites approximately 1296 square feet. The landscaping at the Parksville Beach Club is taking shape and the finishing touches are being made to the resort. Furnishings are being moved in as we speak and you can now tour one of the suites to see the resort in all its glory. The views are stunning. And the Parksville beach is waiting! So don’t delay. Please give me a call for an appointment and let me show you just how fabulous life at the beach can be! I look forward to hearing from you very soon. Sincerely, Dawn Setter, Sales Specialist - The Beach Club | 1-877-752-6089 | 1-250-248-7775 Cell

The Parksville Real Estate Beach Club is Open & Awesome


Last Saturday, The Beach Club Parksville’s spectacular new oceanside resort in Parksville British Colubmia on Vancouver Island officially opened its doors to the public. And there was a full house that very night! Little wonder. It’s everything and more that one could have imagined throughout construction of The Beach Club Parksville waterfront resort over the last two years. I wanted to share some of the news articles (Parksville Qualicum News May 30, 2008 & Parksville Qualicum News June 9, 2008 & Oceanside Star June 9, 2008) written about the opening. I also wanted to let you know there are still 12 real estate condo purchase opportunities remaining to purchase a quarter ownership at The Parksville Beach Club fractional ownership program with studios from $56,900 and two bedrooms from $189,900. And if you purchase a pre-construction Beach Club waterfront two bedroom suite on or before June 30th, you will receive $10,000 off the purchase price. But remember there are only 12 suites left, so now is the time to come to Parksville and be inspired. Come for the day. Stay the night. Discover why The Beach Club in Parksville real estate is the best buy around, by far. It’s all about “smart real estate” on the beach. Why pay close to a million for a beachfront paradise in Parksville when you would likely only use it 30 to 40 days a year? That’s why quarter ownership makes so much sense and, The Beach Club Parksville BC resort real estate can be yours for a quarter of the price! For more information on The Beach Club or if you have any questions, please give me a call toll free at 1-866-330-7274. Better still, I will meet you in the lobby when you check in. I am there 11 am to 4 pm everyday but Wednesday. I look forward to seeing you!

CELEBRATE! SAVE $10,000 AT THE PARKSVILLE BEACH CLUB
Summer’s heating up and so is The Beach Club in Parksville Vancouver Island resort real estate! Only 10 quarters are still available for sale and if you close within 30 days of purchasing a two bedroom, you will receive $10,000 off the purchase price at the Parkvsille Beach Club Resort and Spa. We invite you to visit us for a night or two – only then will you discover what everyone else has – The Beach Club is the paradise on Vancouver Island's east coast. Come and splash in our oceanside outdoor pool, dine at the Pacific Prime Chop House, spoil yourself at The Stonewater Spa and walk out on our endless miles of beach into the sunset. It’s all here and waiting for you. All spacious, all beautifully furnished and all right at the Parksville Beach Club resort ! Studios from $49,900, One bedrooms now from $99,900, Two bedrooms with lock off now from $179,900 if you close within 30 days of purchase. I look forward to seeing you soon, and don’t forget your bathing suit!

The Beach Club - Save up to $40,000
The attached advertisement will run in The Vancouver Sun and The Victoria Colonist Times next Saturday and I wanted you to have first opportunity to buy at these amazing prices for fractional ownership of resort property at The Beach Club Parksville resort waterfront property before it is advertised to the public. They won't last so don't delay! http://www.mylasso.com/FileWarehouse/Users/User_1144/Documents/23-0508-beachclub-ad2-7.1.pdf. SUITE - ORIGINAL PRICE - SAVE - NEW PRICE (215 - $189,900 - $20,000 - $169,900) (606 - $199,900 - $40,000 - $159,900) (706 - $204,900 - $40,000 - $164,900) (806 - $209,900 - $40,000 - $169,900) (105 - $49,900 - $10,000 - $39,900) (202 - $56,900 - $10,000 - $46,900) (205 - $56,900 - $10,000 - $46,900). Sale for these Parksville Beach Club resort fractional ownership opportunities applies to purchases made by August 31, 2008 closing on or before September 15, 2008. Please contact me for available inventory!

Oceana Parksville Condominiums


Now only days away from launching sales, Oceana Condos in Parksville BC introduces two 70 unit buildings featuring one and two bedroom pre-construction Parksville condo homes and price from $199,900. Built around six acres of parkland with over a kilometre of private walking trails, rose gardens and community vegetable garden, this pre-sale Parksville residence is one of the rare opportunities to purchase a full ownership pre-construciton Oceana condominiums home in Parksville Vancouver Island. The Oceana Resort sales centre is located at 191 East Jensen (next to City Hall) in Parksville and is open noont to 5:00 pm daily except Fridays. For more information call 250.248.1222 or you can visit the Oceana Condo Parksville web site located at www.oceanaliving.ca. Inspired Living. Natural Real Estate Investment in Parksville BC. Only in Parksville Vancouver Island real estate. Priority registration is going on right now. Discover spacious 1 and 2 bedroom pre-sale Parksville apartments just steps from the beach. Closer still are landscaped grounds, a rose garden, wide open lawns, and private walking trails for Oceana condo resident highlighted by ponds and bridges. Parksville Oceana. For those who seek luxury and every modern convenience with pristine nature near at hand. Priced from $199,900 to #319,900. Oceana a new wave of living with it’s presentation centre now open. Developed by MacLean.

Oceana Registration – From The Email Desk


Thank you for your interest in Oceana – the Parksville's newest landmark resort Vancouver Island development. We are pleased to confirm that you have been added to our priority registration list. We are currently constructing our Parksville Oceana Resort Discovery Centre and preparing for our grand opening expected later this summer. As a priority registrant, you will receive the latest information about this exciting Parksville real estate project as it becomes available, and will be invited to be one of the first to experience all that Oceana apartment homes has to offer. Oceana Resort in Parksville BC resort property is made up of 3 separate buildings in a park like environment. There will be private walking trails that span 1.2 kilometers and feature points of interest such as bridges over the pond, a rose garden, a gazebo, seating areas and a community garden. Should you have any questions, please contact 604-922-1622 ext 102. Sincerely, The Oceana Sales Team

Inspired Living. Natural Real Estate Investment. Only in Parksville.


Oceana New Wave of Living is now here with a real estate Parksville development by MacLean. The presentation centre for the Oceana Apartment Homes is now opening soon at 191 Jensen Avenue East in Parksville BC and you can contact them either by telephone at 250.248.1222 or visit and priority register online at www.oceanaliving.ca. Discover spacious 1 and 2 bedroom pre-construction Parksville apartments just steps from the beach. Closer still are landscaped grounds, a rose garden, wide open lawns and private walking trails in this beautifully master planned pre-sales Parksville condo community at Oceana Living. There are highlights of ponds and bridges at Oceana Parksville apartment homes as well. For those who seek luxurious living spaces and conveniences within the pristine natural environment, the Oceana Apartments in Parksville real estate BC are for you. Affordably priced between $199,900 to $319,900. According to the Oceana Living web site, beauty is in its nature. Picture a place with miles of beach lapped by the cool clear waters of Georgia Strait. A desirable destination favoured by mild climate, beautiful parks, and an abundance of golf courses. All this, plus a residential address with its own natural charm. This is Oceana in Parksville real estate – beauty is in its nature here. The pre-construction Parksville Oceana apartments welcomes you home with contemporary interpretation of heritage architectural style brilliantly expressed in clerestory windows, metal balcony reailings, cultured stone facing and dramatic wood details. Inside, discover spacious one and two bedroom pre-sales Oceana Parksville apartment suites of timeless elegance. Breathtaking pre-construction residences where light floods through floor to ceilng windows and exquisite design is evident in every thoughtful feature. Creative kitchens gleam with stainless steel appliances, sumptuous bathrooms wait to pamper, and generous balconies invite outdoor living and entertaining at the new Parksville apartment condos at Oceana Living. For those who seek luxury in a beautiful setting, Oceana Apartments in Parksville real estate market lets you live your dream.

Location and Floor Plans for the Oceana Parksville apartments


Take the essence of an Oceanside BC resort property, add a large measure of urban convenience, lots of small town warmth and you have a recipe for Parksville real estate – a charming community on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Here the sparkling ocean, brilliant sky, and endless expanse of sand have produced a year round Canadian Riviera – an incomparable base to explore endless recreation opportunities and lifestyle possibilities. The Developer for the Oceana Parksville presale apartment homes is MacLean who have developed over 1600 residential housing units in Greater Vancouver. Call today for a grand tour of the Oceana Parksville property development at 191 Jensen Street E and you can email them at info@oceanaliving.com for more details. MacLean Developers for Oceana Apartment pre-sales is located at 2415 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC and their web site if you want to check out their real estate building portfolio is located at www.macleanhomes.ca.

Living Parksville at Oceana Apartments – A Natural Real Estate Investment
Outstanding Parksville real estate value is very hard to find these days. With Parksville property prices going off the roof as Albertans, Ontarians and Americans purchasing up all the waterfront properties, Parksville is in a unique stage of growth. The Oceana Apartments in Parksville’s market are now available for purchase. “We designed Oceana to be so affordable people can buy a home here and either use it full time or as a weekend recreational BC property getaway. Most presale homes start between $199,900 and $209,900 for 700 square feet or more – there aren’t a lot of places you can get that kind of value,” Dave says, adding Oceana pre-construction apartment homes offers floor plans of up to 1,100 square feet. The presale Oceana Apartments offers a total of 84 suites ranging from one bedroom to two bed with den and is located just 20 minutes north of Nanaimo and walking distance to thrifty Foods, the library, sandy beaches and coffee shops. The pre-construction Oceana apartment presentation centre opens any day now at 191 Jensen Street ast in Parksville BC. For more information, please call 250.248.1222 or visit www.oceanaliving.ca for all the details about this waterfront BC resort real estate property. Savour The Lifestyle of Parksvile: But make no mistake, Parksvile is an active outdoor oriented community as well. Barely a five minute walk away, a natural marine paradise awaits exploration – whether your preference is swimming, boating, clam diggings or even hiking, biking, fishing and a whole lot more. The dazzling interiors of these pre-construction apartments at Oceana Parksville residences include spacious and airy designed floor to ceiling windows, gourmet kitchens and spa inspired bathrooms so that you feel pampered every day. In addition, when you feel like living outside, the presale Oceana Parksville apartment condos provide large balconies and ground floor patios units. With a broad array of urban amenities and great conveniences, this new exciting new Parksville condominium residence at Oceana Apartments feature metal balconies, wood details, cultured stones and clerestory windows. This is an excellent purchase opportunity of preconstruction Parksville real estate.

Qualicum Landing Beach House Community


An exclusive Qualicum Beach real estate offering is now taking place at the luxury beach house community of Qualicum Landing. It’s about lifestyle, it’s about family and it’s about creating a legacy. 62 luxury beach homes located on fifteen acres of prime, sought after waterfront property at Qualicum Beach are now available at the Qualicum Landing waterfront properties. Imagine owning your own luxury, waterfront family beach house on Vancouver Island, one of Canada’s most stunning destinations. Qualicum Landing is a new luxury waterfront community located on Vancouver Island, just minutes from the quaint town of Qualicum Beach real estate. Ocean view and ocean front real estate Qualicum Beach real estate investment opportunities like this are truly rare. Now is the time. Sales by Brock Smeaton and you can visit www.qualicumlanding.com/brock for more information about the Qualicum Beach Landing waterfront beach homes. These waterfront homes are priced between $645,000 and $1,345,000.

Qualicum Landing Luxury Beach Homes
Located on the popular east coast of Vancouver Island resort real estate, the Qualicum Beach Qualicum Landing beach homes have a limited release only this summer. The Qualicum Landing resort properties presents 62 luxury beach homes on Vancouver Ilsand and it’s about family, lifestyle and creating a legacy. This rare waterfront and beach front real estate opportunity to own a beach house in Qualicum Beach in this spectacular community can be all yours by calling 604.720.8528.

Straight from their Resort Marketing Kit for Qualicum Beach Property


Qualicum Landing, a luxury beach house community. A new luxury waterfront resort located at Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island is now launching. It’s about lifestyle, it’s about family and it’s about creating a legacy. Imagine owning your own luxury, waterfront family beach house on Vancouver Island, one of Canada’s most stunning destinations. Qualicum Landing beach homes is a new luxury waterfront Qualicum Beach community located on Vancouver Island, just minutes away from the city centre. This fabulous island destination delivers. With beautiful scenery, breathtaking views of Georgia Straight and mild climate and year round sports and activities, every family minute will count at Qualicum Landing recreational waterfront beach homes on Vancouver Island real estate. Ocean view and ocean front investment real estate opportunities, like this are truly rare. Now is the time. Capture the lifestyle and create the legacy with your family. The pre-sales Qualicum Landing resort beach homes includes 62 waterfront beach houses located on fifteen acres of prime, sought after waterfront property that are now available for purchase. The location: Vancouver Island. Here nature isn’t a pastime, it’s a lifestyle. Entrenched in unbelievable scenery and rich with culture this special place is quickly becoming one of the nation’s top destination resort real estate areas. Wahtever the season, Vancouver Island is bursting with activities. Qualicum Landing has access to 6 golf courses all within 20 minutes and some of the best fishing is right in front of the waterfront property. Ocean view and oceanfront Qualicum Beach real estate opportunities is a once in a lifetime opportunity to capture the lifestyle you’ve been looking for.

The Qualicum Beach Homes and Waterfront Property Features and Plans


Qualicum Landing homes are a unique fusion of Cape Cod and West Coast Style architecture; offering high ceilings, natural fir timber and luxury modern features. Some of the features of these incredible pre-sales Qualicum Beach waterfront real estate properties include: maple hardwood shaker style cabinets, granite or Silestone counters, solid German steamed Beech hardwood floors, energy efficient stainless steel appliances, high energy heat pump for both heating and air condiotining, front loading washer and dryer, custom fir timber framing, electric fireplace, heated bathroom floors, and high performance window glazing. IN addition, the waterfront beach homes at Qualicum Landing Vancouver Island reale state includes low flow plumbing fixtures, storage spaces, heated floors, vertical grain solid fir doors and solid interior doors, the 2/5/10 warranty and other additional features include a stratified community, vacation and monthly rentals allowed, pets friendly and caretaker. The Qualicum Landing beach homes and resort waterfront real estate at Qualicum Beach includes three floor plans: Hollyburn A at 2234 sq ft, Capilano B at 2000 sq ft and Seymour C at 1500 sqft. The Qualicum Landing waterfront resort real estate features include a thoughtfully planned oceanfront community. Once a fishing lodge on the banks of Fletcher Cove, today it is transforming intoa resort community spread across 500 feet of pristine oceanfront along Qualicum Beach. There is noe end to the enjoyment in this year round community at Qualicum Landing recreational property that includes the central Clubhouse with a workout area, swimming pool, adult and kids hot tubs, oversized pool patio, playground in addition tot eh Qualicum Landing Resort features that include: swim raft, beachfront picnic tables, fire pit on the beach, sport court and miles of beach for walking.

Active Green Principles at the Oceanfront Qualicum Landing Beach Resort
The active green principles: in our drive to be good stewards of this land, we are employing active green principles at Qualicum Landing resort in each and every facet of our plan. Overall focus on energy efficiency, consistent use of environmentally friendly products and finishes, energy efficient heat pump for heating and air con, environmentally friendly storm water management system, select outdoor solar lighting and energy efficient appliances. The Qualicum Beach waterfront resort real estate property includes low flow plumbing fixtures, use of natural, drought resistant indigenous plants, high performance window glazing, organic paint, state of the art sewage treatment plant and pedestrian oriented neighbourhood.

5 Reasons to Purchase a Waterfront Beach Home on Vancouver Island at Qualicum Landing:
1. Ideal Location – Qualicum Landing oceanfront resort is set just outside the quaint town of Qualicum Beacn real estate on Vancouver Island. Located on over 15 acres of pristine waterfront real estate this beach house community at Qualicum Landing offers its residents the very best of west coast island living.

2. Exceptional Investment Property: Qualicum Landing real estate offers unparalleled value in one of the most desireable areas to live in the country. This could be your best opportunity to purchase a luxurious Vancouver Island beach house waterfront property, in a resort style setting.

3. Your Own Private Resort – Qualicum Landing oceanfront property is a beach house community that has raised the bar on resort style living. Relax at the pool as the kids play. Landscaped walkways lead to a beachfront fire pit, great for family and neighbour gatherings. Beach combing, swimming, or just watching the sun set… an active, healthy lifestyle is at your doorstep.

4. Amazin Beach Home Plans – Choose from three fabulous Qualicum Landing waterfront beach home plans. Each Qualicum Beach home has been carefully designed to maximize space for comfortable living and is finished with top of the line materials. Open concept living provides room to relax, enjoly the sea air and those perfect BC sunsets.

5. Creating a Legacy – Enjoy the quality, the lifestyle, and the memories that will last a lifetime. Make your dream a reality and be part of the legacy at the oceanfront beach home community of Qualicum Landing on Vancouver Island.

From the Email Desk of this BC waterfront real estate property


Thank you for enquiring about our new property – Qualicum Landing. As I am sure you know, Qualicum Beach is one of the most spectacular areas in Canada with incredible scenery, excellent weather and a great place to live for an active lifestyle. This resort property in the Qualicum Beach real estate market is situated on 15.5 acres of prime waterfront just 10 minutes from Qualicum Beach. The 65 luxury pre-construction Qualicum Landing beach homes will be in a fully gated community and will reflect the great westcoast lifestyle you would expect. We are currently in the process of actively marketing a select limited number of presale Qualicum homes in this premiere waterfront property. The first phase of Qualicum Landing beach homes is scheduled to start building this Fall with completion of the entire project in the next few years. Please check out the website to see more information at www.qualicumlanding.com. We have four different pre-construction Qualicum Beach home styles that will be available ranging from 1000sf to 2300sf. for the 1500 sf home and 2000 sf home. The pre-sale pricing ranges from $599,000 - $1.4M. The pricing varies depending on where you are on the Qualicum Beach real estate property site. Let me know if you have any questions about these presale BC resort homes. We would be happy to show you the site if you are planning a trip to Vancouver Island. I will look forward to talking to you soon. Lonnie Almond, Qualicum Landing at 604-786-2627.

Additional Sunshine Coast Parksville and Qualicum Beach real estate opportunities are located here.

Vancouver Island Beach Homes from $399,000 at Qualicum Landing, a Luxury Beach House Community


I wanted to make sure that you were one of the first to know about this amazing opportunity in our new luxury Qualicum beachfront community - Qualicum Landing a communtiy of luxury beach houses for sale. AFFORDABLE BEACH HOME - Vancouver Island Qualicum Landing offers home buyers unparalleled value in one of the most desirable areas to live in Canada. This could be your best opportunity to purchase a luxurious Vancouver Island beach home, in a resort style setting! GREAT PRICING - With full ownership Qualicum Landing Vancouver Island waterfront luxury beach homes starting at just $399,000 .....situated in a stunning resort style community, the opportunity of owning a luxury beachfront property on the West Coast has never been more affordable. YOUR OWN PRIVATE RESORT - Qualicum Landing Vancouver Island has raised the bar on resort style living. Relax by the pool as the kids play. Landscaped walkways lead to a beachfront recreational area, great for family or neighbour gatherings. Beachcombing, swimming, or just watching the sun set...an active, healthy lifestyle is at your doorstep. SPECTACULAR LOCATION - Located 10 minutes outside the quaint town of Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island, on over 15 acres of pristine waterfront, Qualicum Landing beach homes is truly one of Canada's and Vancouver Island's finest beachfront communities. All that is the "West Coast Lifestyle" can be found at your doorstep at the luxury beach houses at Qualicum Landing. Fishing, skiing, hiking, sailing......whatever your favourite pastime, whatever the time of year......you'll find it moments away from your beach home at Qualicum Landing beach homes. The most important thing you can do is REGISTER NOW to reserve your spot for our Grand Opening Event June 27th, 2009. Qualicum Landing is an exceptional opportunity and I look forward to working with you! Kindest Regards, Ann, Qualicum Landing Beach HOmes Sales Specialist at Qualicum Landing Developments | p: 604.220.6249 | ahickey@qualicumlanding.com

You can own a new Beach House on Vancouver Island Real Estate for only $1,275 per month
Did you know that you can own a new luxurious Qualicum beach house in one of Vancouver Island's most desirable communities for as little as $1275 per month? Grand Opening Event for the Qualicum Landing beach homes is on June 27, 2009. With a selection of 4 West Coast inspired floor plans, our Luxury Qualicum Beach Homes starting at $399,000 have finally made the dream of owning a Waterfront Beach Home on Vancouver Island.....affordable. Our expert loan counsellor will meet you personally on site or in Vancouver and specializes exclusively in financing our Qualicum Landing beach homes for sale. That means you'll receive not just a highly competitive rate, but also a superior experience. Opportunities like this are once in a lifetime. Please call me or REGISTER today. Qualicum Landing Beach Homes for sale is an exceptional opportunity and I look forward to working with you! Kindest Regards

Own the most spectacular Waterfront on Vancouver Island
How do we define spectacular? Qualicum Landing real estate property is 15 acres of manicured waterfront property in Qualicum Beach, one of the most desirable places to live in the country. A beach house community surrounded by six world class golf courses, salt and fresh water fishing, hiking, skiing, sailing..Whatever your favourite recreational pastime... you will find it moments away here at the pre-construction Vancouver Island Qualicum Landing real estate development project. Resort Style Amenities: Enjoy an owner's Qualicum Landing clubhouse complete with swimming pool, hot tubs, fitness and media center. Your beach home also comes with a sport court, waterfront recreational area and miles upon miles of beaches to explore. A year round temperate climate means you can enjoy your new lifestyle in any season here in the Qualicum resort community on Vancouver Island real estate market. Four incredible west coast inspired Qualicum Landing house plans. All Qualicum Landing beach homes come with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, crown moulding and beautifully landscaped yards. Buying your new Vancouver Island beach house at Qualicum Landing resort at prices not seen since 2003, with financing rates lower than 1940! That's how we define spectacular...Come and visit us on site and see if we've missed anything...

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Friday, January 12, 2007

Innovative concept offers vacation home luxury for a fraction of the cost - Kanata Tremblant EcoVillage Homes and Storied Places

A growing number of resort real estate developments have gone along the routes of the fractional ownership model that was first introduced in Canada by Intrawest Corporation, resort developers and real estate developments across the world including Whistler Blackcomb, Mont Tremblant and Copper Mountains. Also known as shared ownership or quarter ownership, it is different from traditional timeshare in that you as a real estate investor or home buyer are on title for the real estate property and have control over the eventual sale of the home.



Kanata Tremblant EcoVillage Canadian Village Homes for Sale


Is a new Canadian Village, traditional, private, ecological and modern, centred around a prestigious residential property development at the Mont Tremblant Kanata real estate development in Quebec. Innovative log homes at the Kanata Tremblant property located on approximately 2 acres of land, with stunning views, exceptionally valued at less than two hundred dollars per square foot. Lake front lots at the Kanata Mont Tremblant real estate development are also available for purchase. Four thousand square foot model home at the Mont Tremblant Kanata log homes available for viewing right now. Represented by Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec’s Mont Tremblant office. Call us today for your private tour of this remarkable development at the Quebec Mont Tremblant Kanata log homes real estate property. Visit www.kanatatremblant.com for additional information or you can call 1.819.681.7557 or visit 1986 chemin du village in Mont Tremblant today. C’est avant tout la creation d’un village canadien a la fois traditionnel, prive, ecologique et moderne, favorisant un development immobilier residential de prestige a la Mont Tremblant Kanata. Somptueuses maisons en bois rond d’inspiration moderne, offertes a moins de 200 $ du pi. Situees sur environ 2 acres de terrain, lots en bordure de lac disponible, vues magnifiques a Mont Tremblant Kanata. Masion modele de 4 000 pi ouverteaux visiteurs. Represente par Sotheby’s International Realty Qeubec, bureau do Mont Tremblant. Telephonez nous pour une visite privee de cette splendide demeure!

Whistler-Blackcomb Resort



Storied Places – At Nature’s Door Fractional Ownership
Some of the first fractional real estate properties were started in British Columbia at the site of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Whistler-Vancouver. The Whistler-Blackcomb resort is owned and operated by Intrawest and has seen a huge increase in fractional, shared and quarter ownership properties for real estate homes, chalets and condominium suites.

Some of the latest real estate opportunities from this fractional ownership model include the luxurious Storied Places up in Whistler where a home buyer can own a fraction of 1/10 in a luxurious three or four bedroom chalet style home that provides the ultimate in features, finishes and community amenities located in the prestigious At Nature’s Door development. An exclusive fractional ownership and shared ownership style features an exclusive ski-in/ski-out home starting from just $294,900. Thanks to fractional ownership, you can receive a deeded interest in an exquisite mountain home in Whistler’s exclusive Taluswood neighbourhood. With access to private, privileged community for the times you choose, At Nature’s Door, Storied Places is truly effortless shared ownership overlooking the Dave Murray Downhill and comes with stone fireplaces, well appointed kitchen featuring Sub Zero fridge, Viking gas range and wine fridge in addition to outdoor decks and private hot tub. There is also a Private Owner’s Lodge with fitness facility, sauna, steam room, heated outdoor pool and hot tub. This fractional ownership opportunity has been extremely successful and Intrawest has already built and planned many other Storied Places fractional shared ownership style real estate developments throughout North American resorts. For more information, please visit www.storiedplaces.com.

Whistler iQ Evolution Fractional Ownership
A modern take on mountain living in Whistler, British Columbia, the evolved way to own real estate in Whistler is through the Intrawest Quarter Ownership program (iQ) which has now returned to Whistler with Evolution real estate fractional ownership real estate properties. Offering stylish one and two bedroom resort homes in Whistler Creekside, Evolution is definetly a modern take on resort mountain living for singles, couples and families. Open floor plans, contemporary interiors, luxurious features and amenities are just some things to smile about at Evolution Whistler’s fractional ownership real estate opportunity that is selling now. Ski-in and Ski-out via the Creekside Gondola only a short stroll away. All for an incredible price through iQ that may never be available again. With Whistler Evolution, owning a stylish resort home in Whistler can be a reality, but only for a limited time. Register today at www.myownwhistler.com or call 1.877.771.6767.

Whistler Shared Ownership Opportunities in Real Estate


Variety is the Spice of Life according to the Whistler Real Estate Company Ltd explanation of how shared or fractional ownership models can allow you to experience more paying less for resort Whistler real estate property. Long recognized as the hottest mountain resort real estate market in Canada, Whistler real estate is also at the forefront of the shared ownership property industry, which is the fastest growing segment in resort real estate sales. Starting with deeded timeshares at Whiski Jack over 25 years ago, to today’s properties at “At Nature’s Door” and “Evolution”, shared ownership opportunities in the Whistler real estate market are designed to accommodate a variety of budget and lifestyle options. Fractional ownership interests and timeshare opportunities are the perfect way to take advantage of outstanding resort accommodation and amenities with full service management at a fraction of the fee simple price. All forms of timeshare, from points to deeded interests, can be found at a number of premier locations, whether next to the ski runs, at the base of the gondolas or alongside the Dave Murray Downhill, venue of the Men’s Olympic Winter downhill event in 2010. Property pricing in the Whistler shared ownership or fractional ownership of resort property: Timeshare (deeded) between $2,500 to $50,000, Timeshare (Points) at $100 a point; Tenth Interest (3 to 4 bedrooms) starting at $259,000 and Quarter Interest (1 bedroom) starting at $90,000.

From the Real Estate Marketing Team of Whistler Evolution Intrawest Fractional Ownership Condo Property Development


It's Ray Longmuir from Evolution with a quick update on what's happening in Whistler. Winter is just around the corner and if you are looking to get some great deals on new equipment, don't miss the annual Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale happening next weekend October 5 to 8. Construction of Evolution Whistler is progressing well with roofing and windows complete. We are now able to conduct construction tours of the remaining Whistler Evolution condo homes. If you interested in a personal tour of the property please give me call at 604 935-4535 to make arrangements. There are a limited number of one and two bedroom homes still available at quarter ownership opportunities. If you would like to re-acquaint yourself with Evolution please contact me today at 604 935-4535 or visit www.MyOwnWhistler.com. Drop by our Discovery Centre in Whistler Creekside for our Wine & Cheese Open House held every Saturday from 2pm-5pm next time you are in town. Ray Longmuir - Sales Director, Playground Real Estate Inc. 604 935-4535 or rlongmuir@playground.com.

Bighorn Mountain Resort Fractional Owners


Imagine owning a five-star property at Canmore’s Bighorn Mountain Resort. You arrive at your exquisitely furnished, 2,400 sq ft home, fridge fully stocked and spa services booked by the concierge. After a day in the Rockies, you can plunge into your rooftop hot tub, barbeque on one of four decks, curl up in front of one of five flat-screen TVs, or relax in one of three deluxe master suites …

Sound like a retreat for the ultra rich? IN fact, it’s easily affordable, thanks to an innovative fractional ownership concept premiering this fall at Bighorn Mountain Resort in 2006. The Resort is Canmore’s first private residence club. As a member, you share title ownership in one of 20 exclusive $2.4 million vacation homes. The cost per 1/8th share is $225,000, which mortgage companies view as an appreciating real estate investment, versus timeshares, which are considered depreciating assets.

You may buy as many shares ass you like. One share gives you five weeks’ accommodation annually, plus additional visits during 11 weeks of flex-time. Every day of the year at the Canmore Bighorn Mountain Resort , you have full access to resort’s private spa, mineral pool, fitness centre and lounge.

Since more vacation home owners spend less than four weeks annually at their real estate properties, fractional ownership, like the one at Bighorn Mountain Resort in Canmore, works brilliantly. For a fraction of the cost, home owners and real estate investors, can enjoy superb amenities and services, with no maintenance or security worries – while investing in Canmore’s sizzling real estate market.

For details on fractional ownership at Bighorn Mountain Resort in Canmore, please visit www.bighorncanmore.com or call toll-free 1-866-890-7563.

The Best of All Words through Fractional Ownership of Real Estate


It’s part of the North American dream. The vacation getaway. A place by the lake where you leave everyday cares far behind, where sunny days are filled with water sports and where good times seem to stretch to eternity. And as we near the end of the 21st century’s first decade, more people than ever are making that dream into a reality thorugh real estate fractional ownership or co-ownership of property opportunities. A great article by the most trusted resort property writer, Susan B for the Homes and Resort magazine of BC. But if you’re thinking quaint if somewhat rustic cottage in the country, think again. Fueled in large part by demand from the growing legions of baby boomers across North America, today’s resort getaways need to be increasingly sophisticatd, upscale and urbane to attract attention. Boomer homebujyers in recreational real estate know what they want which usually includes luxury, pampering, amenities, fine dining and they have both the money as well as the inclination and time. Already well heeled in their own right, many boomer home buyers are also reaping the benifts of what financial analysists believe will be the largest transfer of wealth in history – some $41 trillion that’s beginning a relentless migration from the pockets of the aging boomer population into the pockets of their active – leisure oriented adult children who are the beneficiaries. And with more than 80 per cent of this financial tsunami yet to hit, recreational real estate property and resort homes is clearly taking the lead as their investment vehicle of choice.

Fractional wnership Provides Sound Economics and Ultimate Flexibility to Boomer Buyers


With the price of new recreational property and resort homes skyrocketing, fractional ownership also makes economic sense. “Why would you pay a full time price for property you only use part time?” says Craig Andersen of PilotHouse Real eState Inc and an enthusiastic suppoerter of this sales model. In fact, after marketing a variety of resort fractional real estate propreties including The Residences at Sun Peaks, Craig purchased a quarter ownership as alegacy for his oen family at Currents at Otter Bay on Pender Island. “The national average for use of a vacation property is 19 days – or rougly three weeks per year,” he points out. “So what happens to your vaction property for the rest of the year? Usually it just sits there… empty. Quarter ownesrhpi or fractional ownership gives y ou use of your resort property for 12 weeks throughout the year, and it’s guilt free. You know everything will be clean and in perfect working order every time you show up – no more spending half the holiday fixing things, and if you decide not to use it yourself, it goes into the rental pool and generates revenue for you.” If you’re truly serious about taking more time off but can’t quite see eye to eye with your significant other about where to spend your vacations, fractional resort ownership of real estate could also be the route to the return of holiday harmony. As one fractional ownership purchaser at The Residences at Sun Peaks puts, “I like to ski, my wife prefers the desert to eh mountains and my kids want to vacation in Hawaii. Instead of buying one property that’s a compromise, fro the same price I can buy a quarter interest in four properties, enveryone gets what they want and everyone’s happy.”

A New Style of Co-Ownership of Resort Property


Rapidly becoming a serious contender in this competitive world of vacation properties, fractional ownership is on the rise. From Whistler and the Gulf Islands to Osoyoos and ski slopes in Fernie real estate, many of the most exclusive resorts under constructin are adopting this sales model in order to appeal directly to a real estate market of boomer homebuyers who want maintenance free, distinctly hands off approach to recreational property. These hotel style strata units come fully furnished most of the time and are most frequently offered in quarter, third or half shares basis although twelfth shares are now appearing with more regularity. Unfortunatley, often still tarnished by the unsavoury reputation of the totally unrelated timeshare, each fractional share of resort property is fully deeded property you can resell, mortgage, or will to the beneficiary of your choice. Boomer buyers have access to their property on a rotational basis – typically for a week period each month. However, if you choose not to use your property during your rotation, it’s placed into a rental pool generating a revenue stream that can be sued to offset your carrying costs. Here too, the emphasis is on no worry resort real estate investment through fractional ownership – professionals like Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts and Bellstar Hotels & Resorts handle the myriad details of hotel management, reservations and housekeeping. One baby boomer home buyer at the recently opened, $31 million Painted Boat Resort Spa & Marina in Pender Harbour put it this way. “We’re too busy to worry about maintenance and repairs, and we certainly didn’t want just any property. Here you have 24/7 serivce, the amenities are of an excellence that means we can bring clients as wella s family, and witht eh marina we have the option of arriving by private boat or floatplane. There really is nothing else like it.” Now selling in the Gulf Islands, Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa fractional ownership opportunities is proving so popular that many early boomer buyers are purchasing additional fractions in this oceanfront retreat. “We’re seeing people who bought one of our Villas now buying a Spa Suite for when they have guests or older children come to say,” explains sales rep Ian Watts. “Everyone has privacy, but you can all get together for socializing or meals.”

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Tuesday, January 2, 2007

A Portion of the Pie - Article about Fractional and Quarter Ownership of Real Estate

Fractional ownership entitles buyers to a portion of the development with equity that can be resold. Quarter ownership offers buyers access for at least 12 weeks a year – more than enough for a vacation getaway. This article comes from the Westcoast Homes & Design magazine from November 2006 and is written by Leslie Peterson.



Almost a decade ago, a ski-resort developer in the French Alps persuaded some of his guests that, rather than rent, they ought to buy a portion of the hotel he was development. This innovate marketing concept has grown exponentially to encompass a whole range of fractional ownership arrangements, up to 1/52nd and beyond.

The terms timesharing and fractional ownership often are treated as one and the same. Not so, according to those who market and sell these resort properties. They are friendly cousins, perhaps, but with marked differences in actual ownership, though both arrangements attract buyers looking for vacation getaways.

Similarities? “Why pay 100 per cent of the cost for something you can’t possibly use 100 per cent of the time?” asks Vince Taylor of Pilot House Real Estate. Both timesharing and fractional ownership are set up to offer buyers a slice of paradse without paying for the whole pie. But there the commonality ends, Taylor says.

“Unlike timeshares, which confer right of use but not fee simple title to the land,” he notes, “fractional ownership is considered genuine real estate and entitles buyers to a portion of the development with equity that can be resold. So the fractional share of the cottage or ski chalet can be mortgaged, bequeathed in a will, listed and sold like any other home, without involving the other owners.”

Quarter ownership, the most exclusive form of fractional ownership, came on to the local real-estate scene in late 1999 Whistler’s Montebello II, where more than $25 million of quarter shares sold in the initial sales launch. The biggest surprise at the time was that only about 20 per cent of quarter-ownership buyers were concerned about affordability, Taylor says. “Most quarter ownership buyers continue to be primarily interested in luxury and availability of the finest real estate offerings in the world. Combine that with the fact that each owner has access to at least 12 weeks each year – since few people have more than 12 weeks’ holidays, the time is more than enough.”

Aside from the financial advantages, quarter-ownership also offers purchasers the freedom on the “lock and leave” lifestyle. Just walk in the door, pick up skis or a tennis racket, then head for the hills, the court or the beach. No repairs, no cleaning and upkeep, simply the opportunity to take full advantage of leisure time.

According to Taylor, there are no hidden costs or surprises of quarter ownership. “For each property,” he explains, “there is an ownership corporation (which helps set the usage rotations, and looks after all indoor finishings) and a typical strata corporation with duly elected officers. As always, all costs/budgets, changes must be approved by the owners – just like any other type of real estate. The only difference is that all the aggregate costs are then divided equally between the owners of each home.”

Recently, concerns have been raised in connection with taxation of these properties. Yet according to John Peebles, manager, valuation, and policy standards with BC Assessment, it is important to understand “that the use of the property is the key to determining the classification, rather than the form of ownership.” To be classed as commercial, any type of real estate must pass strict tests. For example, if a complex is smaller than 20 units, it remains in the Class 1 residential category, he says, pointing out there has been no change in legislation, merely closer scrutiny. “Every strata corporation is a bit different as to how it is structured, so potential buyers should read the fine print in the prospectus to see what the limitations are for personal use.”

With more than a 15 year history in North America, this radical shift in our approach to vacation time represents secure, traditional real-estate purchase with a healthy resale market, Taylor says. “living in the finest homes for a fraction of the total cost, never having to worry about maintenance, cleaning or repairs, and always having a stable real-estate investment makes quarter ownership the most popular choice for families, professional investors who are not afraid of the brave new real estate world.”

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