Mike & Bernadine Nielsen

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Bernadine: 604-619-3150 |

I just finished uploading this House for sale, 7301 196A Street, Langley, British Columbia

Executive home on quiet street with no expense spared on finishing. Great room design with separate large formal dining and office/den with see through two way fireplace. Rich dark laminate and tile throughout this open floor plan home. Lar ge kitchen incl oak cabinets, large centre island, extended eating area, high end stainless appliances, with kitchen and great room overlooking back yard and side patio. Central staircase leads you to four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Two ensuites and two bathrooms with double sinks. Large master with ensuite. Basement is fully finished with two or three bedroom suite. Third bedroom down could also be rec room or theatre room. This home is an absolute treat to show.

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I just finished uploading this Condo for sale, 308 15282 19TH Ave, South Surrey White Rock, British Columbia

"PARKVIEW". Exceptionally run building situated on a quiet cul-de-sac resting on Bakerview Park. Top floor 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo, boasting almost 1300 sq ft living area. Located uptown, close to Semiahmoo Mall, transit and close to everything White Rock has to offer. Spacious floor plan with features including, sunken living room, gas fireplace and big kitchen opening onto dining room. Huge ensuited master bedroom opening onto the enclosed balcony for extra space. Amenities include exercise room/sauna/hot tub. No age restricitons. New roof, all new hardy plank exterior.

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Here’s a surprising statistic. In several surveys, upwards of 60% of people surveyed listed “bedrooms” as one of the reasons they decided to purchase a particular property. So don’t overlook these rooms when preparing your house for sale. You need to make sure they appear roomy and attractive to potential buyers.


The first step is to make sure every bedroom actually has a bed. Otherwise, you might inadvertently give the impression that your home has fewer bedrooms than it really does. To a potential buyer, a bedroom is often more valuable than the home office or storage room you may have converted it into.

You can’t change the number of bedrooms your home actually has, but you can make sure that each one shows well. Consider the layout of each room carefully. Is the bed and other furniture placed in a way that makes the room appear as spacious as possible? Can buyers easily walk around the bed? Are the curtains, bedding and other décor items clean and attractive?

Finally, buyers will understand that a kid’s room may be somewhat cluttered and may even have an eclectic style, but you need to make sure it’s as clean and tidy as possible.

Have questions about how to prepare your house for sale? Call today.

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Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers 
What's one of the most important rooms in your home? When it comes to 
selling your property quickly, and for the best price, the answer is clearly the 
kitchen. In fact, one of the most common explanations a particular buyer 
gives for not making an offer is, "I liked the house, but I wasn't too keen on 
the kitchen." 
That doesn't mean you must do a major renovation. However, you should do 
what you can to make the kitchen as attractive as possible to buyers. 
Here are some ideas: 
First, clear the countertops. Put away the toaster and other items. You want 
to make the entire countertop area seem as spacious as possible. 
If the cabinetry is old, you can spruce it up by installing new knobs, handles 
and other hardware. A fresh coat of paint on the walls and ceiling can also 
make the kitchen look like it has had a major renovation – and it will only cost 
you a few hundred dollars. According to an article on the website HDTV.com, 
"The fastest, most inexpensive kitchen updates include painting and new 
cabinet hardware." 
Replacing the countertops is a more expensive renovation, but it may be 
worth it if the current counters are old and worn. 
Finally, when preparing your kitchen for a viewing, make sure it's clean and 
tidy. The garbage and recycling bins should be empty. Buyers will open 
cabinets so make sure items on shelves are neatly organized with the front 
labels facing forward. 
There are many other ways to make the most important room in your home 
look great to potential buyers. Call today for more ideas. 
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Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers What's one of the most important rooms in your home? When it comes to selling your property quickly, and for the best price, the answer is clearly the kitchen. In fact, one of the most common explanations a particular buyer gives for not making an offer is, "I liked the house, but I wasn't too keen on the kitchen." That doesn't mean you must do a major renovation. However, you should do what you can to make the kitchen as attractive as possible to buyers. Here are some ideas: First, clear the countertops. Put away the toaster and other items. You want to make the entire countertop area seem as spacious as possible. If the cabinetry is old, you can spruce it up by installing new knobs, handles and other hardware. A fresh coat of paint on the walls and ceiling can also make the kitchen look like it has had a major renovation – and it will only cost you a few hundred dollars. According to an article on the website HDTV.com, "The fastest, most inexpensive kitchen updates include painting and new cabinet hardware." Replacing the countertops is a more expensive renovation, but it may be worth it if the current counters are old and worn. Finally, when preparing your kitchen for a viewing, make sure it's clean and tidy. The garbage and recycling bins should be empty. Buyers will open cabinets so make sure items on shelves are neatly organized with the front labels facing forward. There are many other ways to make the most important room in your home look great to potential buyers. Call today for more ideas. 
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How to Choose the Right Size HDTV
If you don't own one already, you may be tempted to purchase a
widescreen digital television to enjoy your favourite movies, shows and
sports programs. However, it can be difficult to select the right screen size,
especially if you've been accustomed to viewing a TV with a traditional 4:3
screen.
When it comes to size, there are many factors that come into play, such as
screen resolution and personal preference. However, the last thing you want
is to purchase an HDTV that is too small for the room, or so big that it
dominates the space.
Here's a tip:
The rule of thumb is to take the distance you'll be sitting from the television
and multiple by five to get the screen size you need. So if you'll be sitting
eight feet away, you'll want to look at HDTVs with screens that are in the 35-
45 inch range.
A good electronics dealer can help you make the best choice.
How to Choose the Right Size HDTV! If you don't own one already, you may be tempted to purchase a widescreen digital television to enjoy your favourite movies, shows and sports programs. However, it can be difficult to select the right screen size,especially if you've been accustomed to viewing a TV with a traditional 4:3 screen. When it comes to size, there are many factors that come into play, such as screen resolution and personal preference. However, the last thing you want is to purchase an HDTV that is too small for the room, or so big that it dominates the space. Here's a tip:The rule of thumb is to take the distance you'll be sitting from the television and multiple by five to get the screen size you need. So if you'll be sitting eight feet away, you'll want to look at HDTVs with screens that are in the 35-45 inch range. A good electronics dealer can help you make the best choice.
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Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to Buyers
What's one of the most important rooms in your home? When it comes to
selling your property quickly, and for the best price, the answer is clearly the
kitchen. In fact, one of the most common explanations a particular buyer
gives for not making an offer is, "I liked the house, but I wasn't too keen on
the kitchen."
That doesn't mean you must do a major renovation. However, you should do
what you can to make the kitchen as attractive as possible to buyers.
Here are some ideas:
First, clear the countertops. Put away the toaster and other items. You want
to make the entire countertop area seem as spacious as possible.
If the cabinetry is old, you can spruce it up by installing new knobs, handles
and other hardware. A fresh coat of paint on the walls and ceiling can also
make the kitchen look like it has had a major renovation – and it will only cost
you a few hundred dollars. According to an article on the website HDTV.com,
"The fastest, most inexpensive kitchen updates include painting and new
cabinet hardware."
Replacing the countertops is a more expensive renovation, but it may be
worth it if the current counters are old and worn.
Finally, when preparing your kitchen for a viewing, make sure it's clean and
tidy. The garbage and recycling bins should be empty. Buyers will open
cabinets so make sure items on shelves are neatly organized with the front
labels facing forward.
There are many other ways to make the most important room in your home
look great to potential buyers. Call today for more ideas.
Making Your Kitchen More Attractive to BuyersWhat's one of the most important rooms in your home? When it comes toselling your property quickly, and for the best price, the answer is clearly thekitchen. In fact, one of the most common explanations a particular buyergives for not making an offer is, "I liked the house, but I wasn't too keen onthe kitchen."That doesn't mean you must do a major renovation. However, you should dowhat you can to make the kitchen as attractive as possible to buyers.Here are some ideas:First, clear the countertops. Put away the toaster and other items. You wantto make the entire countertop area seem as spacious as possible.If the cabinetry is old, you can spruce it up by installing new knobs, handlesand other hardware. A fresh coat of paint on the walls and ceiling can alsomake the kitchen look like it has had a major renovation – and it will only costyou a few hundred dollars. According to an article on the website HDTV.com,"The fastest, most inexpensive kitchen updates include painting and newcabinet hardware."Replacing the countertops is a more expensive renovation, but it may beworth it if the current counters are old and worn.Finally, when preparing your kitchen for a viewing, make sure it's clean andtidy. The garbage and recycling bins should be empty. Buyers will opencabinets so make sure items on shelves are neatly organized with the frontlabels facing forward.There are many other ways to make the most important room in your homelook great to potential buyers. Call today for more ideas.
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