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Real Estate Renovations: Seeing the Potential in a Listing

Don't be afraid to think "remodel". Watch and learn how a few touches can make a listing right for you.
By Shawn Brown, West Haven Group Sep 17, 2019


In perpetually-hot real estate markets like Vancouver and Toronto, affordable property that actually gives you what you want out of a home is hard to find. Unless you know where to look. Or maybe more importantly, unless you know how to look.

It’s easy to feel discouraged about buying a home or condo if you’re regularly priced out of properties that have exactly what you want. After all, who doesn’t fall in love when they see a listing with a new gas range and their dream flooring. But don’t lose hope! There are some legitimately great, high-potential homeownership opportunities for those willing to put in a little elbow grease and some renovation work.

In this video, real estate agents Shawn Brown and Steven Forlin from the West Haven Group walk you through just such an opportunity: A Vancouver loft in the trendy Gastown neighbour. The property is on the less-expensive side, and with a few light remodels and some new appliances, would become an amazing value for anyone looking for a stylish condo in a highly desirable location.

Want to know more? Check out the listing featured in the video. You can also follow Shawn Brown and the West Haven Group on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram to stay connected to all of their listings and expertise.

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