Mike Carson

Your local Sunshine Coast Realtor

Cell 604-740-1841

Office (24 hour pager) (888) 385-3295

Email: mikecarson604@gmail.com

I have sold a property at 13495 LEE RD in Garden Bay.
Super secure, private 1/2 acre and quiet two bedroom, two bathroom cottage, winterized 110 square ft. permitted studio in the desirable Daniel Point Cottages community. Walking distance to lakes, ocean and hiking trails. 0.5 acres of land with low maintenance yard and lots of parking. Reclaimed Douglas fir wide plank hardwood flooring throughout, wood burning fireplace, large 500 sq ft deck off kitchen perfect for entertaining outdoors. Insulated studio with power and loft to make the perfect retreat for kids or guests. Two cedar sheds (upper powered) and cedar children’s play house. Numerous improvements to land and buildings since construction in 2007. Very well maintained including full roof treatment for peace of mind. Contents negotiable to make this a turn-key recreational property.
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I have listed a new property at 13495 LEE RD in Garden Bay.
Super secure, private 1/2 acre and quiet two bedroom, two bathroom cottage, winterized 110 square ft. permitted studio in the desirable Daniel Point Cottages community. Walking distance to lakes, ocean and hiking trails. 0.5 acres of land with low maintenance yard and lots of parking. Reclaimed Douglas fir wide plank hardwood flooring throughout, wood burning fireplace, large 500 sq ft deck off kitchen perfect for entertaining outdoors. Insulated studio with power and loft to make the perfect retreat for kids or guests. Two cedar sheds (upper powered) and cedar children’s play house. Numerous improvements to land and buildings since construction in 2007. Very well maintained including full roof treatment for peace of mind. Contents negotiable to make this a turn-key recreational property.
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Well, the doom and gloom-sayers were wrong, the real estate market has not bombed and we are now in a buying frenzy as city dwellers flee to smaller communities in the wake of COVID-19.  And since we are only a 45-minute ferry ride from Vancouver, we are seeing a huge surge in Sunshine Coast properties.  See the BC Real Estate Association's latest press release on the state of the market.  https://www.bcrea.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020-08.pdf
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I have sold a property at 13702 CAMP BURLEY RD in Garden Bay.
Only one hour drive from ferry, this quiet lake with only 5 homes is the perfect getaway from the rat race. Serenity found in this Walden-like, LAKEFRONT, 2.47 acre setting with gated entrance and paved driveway leading through this very private acreage. Main house is 2 beds and 1 bath while the detached 2 year old guest cottage has 1 bed, ensuite to make a perfect home office (High speed fiber optic) or B&B opportunity. New 2 car garage is fully insulated to store your toys. All buildings protected by high end metal roof for worry free maintenance. Stroll the grounds and follow the path to the water's edge and enjoy a swim in the lake, then relax. Truly an inspiring property for those that desire peace and inspiration. Hard to find lakefront on the Sunshine Coast that is so accessible.
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"The strong recovery in sales activity continued in July," said BCREA Chief Economist Brendon Ogmundson in the recently released press release, https://www.bcrea.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020-07.pdf "Increased demand for more living space combined with an undersupplied market is producing significant upward pressure on home prices, particularly in the market for single-family homes."


That remark concerns the entire province, but if you break down the geographic areas you will see that the lower Sunshine Coast is still where the deals are to be had.  (In the graphic shown at the right, we are lumped in with Greater Vancouver).  Powell River has experienced a 30% increase in prices, while we on the Lower Coast have only risen less than 5%.  Check out the complete report on lower Sunshine Coast stats under "Market Statistics" here on my blog, http://sunshinecoastland.com/sunshine-coast-market-statistics.html

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I have sold a property at 5173 THREE CEDARS DR in Madeira Park.
Complete solar panel, battery, generator set-up for off the grid living. Fir floors, vaulted ceilings, decks surrounding all rooms on ocean side, ICF (insulated concrete foundation) for all walls so super well insulated against the summer heat and keeps it toasty in the winter. Septic treatment system, well water system including cystern.
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I have listed a new property at 13702 CAMP BURLEY RD in Garden Bay.
Only one hour drive from ferry, this quiet lake with only 5 homes is the perfect getaway from the rat race. Serenity found in this Walden-like, LAKEFRONT, 2.47 acre setting with gated entrance and paved driveway leading through this very private acreage. Main house is 2 beds and 1 bath while the detached 2 year old guest cottage has 1 bed, ensuite to make a perfect home office (High speed fiber optic) or B&B opportunity. New 2 car garage is fully insulated to store your toys. All buildings protected by high end metal roof for worry free maintenance. Stroll the grounds and follow the path to the water's edge and enjoy a swim in the lake, then relax. Truly an inspiring property for those that desire peace and inspiration. Hard to find lakefront on the Sunshine Coast that is so accessible.
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I have listed a new property at 5173 THREE CEDARS DR in Madeira Park.
Complete solar panel, battery, generator set-up for off the grid living. Fir floors, vaulted ceilings, decks surrounding all rooms on ocean side, ICF (insulated concrete foundation) for all walls so super well insulated against the summer heat and keeps it toasty in the winter. Septic treatment system, well water system including cystern.
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I have listed a new property at 5449 SANS SOUCI RD in Halfmoon Bay.
Shows like new, this home has an 9 y.o. roof, lots of constant care and maintenance and a sun-drenched southerly exposure. Lots of parking plus dbl carport, nicely landscaped. Bright rooms including chef's kitchen with all new appliances, vaulted pine ceiling in living room with cozy woodstove, 3 beds and 2 baths up, plus potential for an easy suite conversion downstairs or room for the family to grow. Totally private location to escape from the city and literally steps away from water access and 5 marinas. A well loved home to protect your investment...
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February was an interesting month, everyone hanging on by their fingernails waiting to see what happens next with the COVID19 virus, now described by some as a pandemic, and the U.S. political wranglings.  On the Coast the total number of active listings of detached homes was down by 5.1% over the same month last year, sales down almost 14%.  Good news for buyers, the benchmark price dropped 7.8%.  In the most active price point, $400,000 to $900,000, there were 21 sales out of 151 listings, with an average of 66 days on the market.  Of these, 12 were in the Gibsons neighbourhood.  See the complete report here:  https://docs.google.com/viewerng/viewer?url=http://members.rebgv.org/realtorlink/rebgv/statscentrereports/Sunshine-Coast.pdf
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I have listed a new property at 9591 CONFIDENTIAL in Madeira Park.
Well established marine tour business entering 27 years of servicing the growing Pender Harbour tourism industry. Three deck boats with prime moorage agreements in place, ready to go , turn key and enjoy a satisfying and rewarding lifestyle. Social media and advertising yields great steady returns and reviews, possibility to expand specialty tours, limited only by your imagination. Current owner will train.
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I have sold a property at Lot 98 KLAHANIE DR in Sechelt.
Super rare cul-de-sac building lot in Sandy Hook. Was perced for septic at one time but would need to reapply. Excellent potential for nice inlet view as well as good all-around light. Great street with nice neighbours and good quality homes so your investment is secured. Build here and build lasting memories of enjoying the beach and the Hidden Grove forest trails a few steps away.
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I have listed a new property at 5978 OLDMILL LANE in Sechelt.
Special unit for fussy buyers, featuring recently upgraded hardwood floor on main level, complete high-end home gym, gourmet gas kitchen, and fenced yard. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathrooms above and bright sunny living areas on the main, capture the views of Sechelt Inlet and coastal mountains. Vaulted and over height ceilings add light and air, plus ensuite with tub and shower! The Edgewater has the best sandy beach on the coast for you to go for a dip, kayak or SUP, plus nearby access to hiking, biking trails, and just a short stroll to shops and transit. Invest in your future and your healthy lifestyle, pets welcome too!
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I have listed a new property at Lot 98 KLAHANIE DR in Sechelt.
Super rare cul-de-sac building lot in Sandy Hook. Was perced for septic at one time but would need to reapply. Excellent potential for nice inlet view as well as good all-around light. Great street with nice neighbours and good quality homes so your investment is secured. Build here and build lasting memories of enjoying the beach and the Hidden Grove forest trails a few steps away.
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December 2019 was an incredible month:  detached home sales were up 128.6% over December last year, perhaps reflecting the 6.4% drop in the benchmark price.  Of the 32 sales in this category, 20 were in the sweet spot of between $400,000 and $900,000, and Gibsons was, as usual, the primary hot spot.  For the complete report check out the Market Statistics tab under this blog.  




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I have listed a new property at 8034 DOGWOOD DR in Halfmoon Bay.
Fabulous family home in desirable Welcome Woods, just a couple blocks to HFMN Bay Elementary school. Low maintenance home features new roof and fully fenced yard with tree house and swing set. Double garage and lots of outdoor parking for boat or RV. In-law suite has separate laundry and large open spaces. Main upper level basks in the sunny front deck off craftsman kitchen, and 3 beds and 2 baths, . Close to transit, walking/hiking trails, beaches. Truly a warm and welcoming home with bonus revenue!
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I have sold a property at 633 BEACH AVE in Gibsons.
Heritage Hills charmer with unique features blending a piece of local history and modern conveniences. Newly updated kitchen, decks and floors, high efficiency gas furnace, and lovely mature gardens are featured in this special home. Large master bedroom features Widow's Walk balcony to watch for the next ferry or passing boats. New 2 piece ensuite added for convenience. Open plan kitchen, living, and dining areas combine with large windows (some newly replaced) to give a light, airy feeling of space. Absolutely a premier location in Gibsons with beach access a block away.
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