Ken & Jane Ambrose

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Please join us at our Open House at 12310 201st ST in Maple Ridge. We'd love to see you!
OPEN HOUSE: MAY 14 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Prime Location! You can't get much further West than this in Maple Ridge. This immaculate, freshly painted 3107 sq. ft. basement entry home is set amongst other fine homes overlooking a park with playground and basketball court. With 3 bedrooms on the main and a large 1 bedroom (unauthorized) inlaw suite below, this is perfect for you and your extended family. Enjoy the summer comfortably with central air conditioning, covered sundeck complete with two natural gas hookups - one for the BBQ and one for a patio heater or fire pit accessed from two sets of patio sliders. Other amenities include two laundries, separate entrance to the basement, and an extended driveway leading to the double garage. The family chef will enjoy the newer s/s appliances including a gas stove, granite counters and large island. DON'T WAIT!! THIS ONE WON'T LAST LONG!! CALL US (604-240-2547) TODAY TO BOOK YOUR PERSONAL TOUR. OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY MAY 14, 2016 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM
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Please take a tour of the home we just listed at 13920 230 ST in Maple Ridge.
Mr. & Mrs. Clean live here! If you're looking for that special home with a special setting, YOU'VE GOT TO SEE THIS HOME! This beautifully maintained 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home enjoys a spacious open plan with 3 bedrooms; heat pump; gas fireplace; Wolf Dual Fuel Range; stainless steel appliances; a greenbelt at rear plus mountain & horizon views from the front. A den/office/formal dining room at the front takes advantage of the views and the unfinished basement awaits your ideas. And we've only just begun! To say that this home's a WINNER is an understatement! See for yourself. Warning, YOU'RE GOING TO LOVE IT! YOU'LL WANT TO BE THERE!! For more pictures, please visit our website.
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Please join us at our Open House at 11226 236TH ST in Maple Ridge. .  We'd love to see you!
OPEN HOUSE: SUN NOV. 9 2:00 PM TO 4:00 PM
This home is nothing less than Spectacular! The kitchen features solid maple shaker cabinets with crown trim, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and an under mount sink. Enjoy the living room's grand stone fireplace that issurrounded by custom cabinetry. In the master retreat you will find vaulted ceilings, large walk in closet and an en suite with double sink vanity, separate soaker tub and shower. Entertaining is easy in the large rec room as there is a wet bar with granite countertops and built in fridge. The custom designed landscaping in the backyard provides for a very tranquil space. All you have to do is move in and enjoy all the work that has been done!
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Please take a tour of the home we just listed at 21632 DONOVAN AVE in Maple Ridge.
Here's a rare affordable opportunity to own a great home (with air conditioning) set on a large (0.22 acre) lot with a sought after West Central Maple Ridge location. Attention gardeners - the backyard is a gardener's dream! Use the 100 foot rule and grow your own fruits and vegetables - sunny south facing backyard has an abundance of fruit trees, fig trees, kiwi and grape vines with lots of room left over for a vegetable garden and plenty of room for kids to play! Inside, the main floor enjoys a gas fireplace, newer laminate flooring, 5 piece main bathroom, 3 bedrooms plus a family room. The basement features a 4th bedroom, rec room, cozy office space, wood fireplace and has it's own theatre room complete with projector room, screen and red velvet curtains! There is even a man cave/workshop which is accessible from inside and outside the home. Just add your personal touches and decorating ideas and make this wonderful family home yours. This is a WINNER. Opportunities like this are rare. You don't want to miss it.
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Please take a tour of the home we just listed at 21237 CUTLER PL in Maple Ridge.
You're going to love this 3 level split home, with its sought after central location in South West Maple Ridge & its comfortable setting among other attractive neighbourhood homes. This home enjoys 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a newer furnace,central air conditioning, an on demand hot water system, double garage with 220 wiring, 2 wood burning fireplaces, a large 7100 square foot lot with spacious side yard access & much more. Add your personal touches and decorating ideas and make this wonderful home, "your home". See for yourself. You're going to love it! Please note, measurements are approximate. Buyers should confirm for their satisfaction. OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY JUNE 14, 2014 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM. Agency respected.
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Please take a tour of the property we just listed at 306 11724 225TH ST in Maple Ridge.
It's a Buyer's Dream AND it's affordable. Why would you rent when you can own this top floor end unit with a southern exposure & river view from the master bedroom, living room & its large private patio. Freshly painted inside & with new carpets, you can just move in and enjoy your new life in your own home. Your friends will love it too. BONUS: this home is just minutes from shopping, restaurants, recreation, West Coast Express & the new Chances Casino. This home is going to be a great buy for someone. Should that be you! Don't miss this great opportunity. Rentals are capped at 1. Pet restrictions: 1 dog or 2 cats allowed.
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WOW, this is “downsizing”!  Can you see yourself in either of these?    

     

DISCLAIMER:  We are merely telling you about what we understand is happening.  These 2 articles from REM Magazine are meant to be regarded as merely items of interest, and not as affirmations of the projects.   Neither Jane nor I are saying that we know anything more about these concepts beyond what we’ve read and written.   Did we “CYA” enough?  Enjoy these brief 2 articles.  They obviously got our attention.


We read an article the other day telling us about “Micro condos that have come to Toronto”.


According to a news release from the developers Urban Capital and Malibu, Toronto is about to enter the “global micro-living trend”.  They are introducing the Smart House micro-condos, which “start @ 300 square feet” at Queen Street West and University Boulevard in Toronto.


Seemly more than half of all Smart House residences are priced under $350,000.00.  Rental income is estimated to provide a return of 5 to 7 per cent per year according to the developers.


The 25 storey building includes a boutique-style lobby surrounded by retail space on the ground and second floors, office space on floors three and four, and 241 residential suites on floors five to 25.


They say, all suites can come fully furnished with components that do dual duty or more such as a bed that folds into the wall and becomes a sofa or a desk.  Kitchen counter space can expand and retract.  Other features mentioned include dining tables built into islands, niche shelving in what would otherwise be wasted pipe space, integrated cabinetry and smart appliances and moveable partitions. 


The article directed us to www.smarthousetoronto.com for more information.

 

The 2nd article (from the same Professional publication) takes us to Toronto again.  Same CYA DISCLAIMER.


The header said “Openair” feature replaces balcony.


Evidently Freed Developments is offering what they describe as an innovative new design feature called “Openair Suites” at its Sixty Colborne condominium development just east of Toronto’s downtown core.  They say that they’re offering a selection of corner suites that will feature an expansive glass sliding wall system, “designed to reinterpret the traditional condominium balcony with a distinctively sleek, functional and modern approach”.


The condos were originally designed without balconies and the openair feature is being offered as an upgrade.  They say that it allows residents to release two large sliding glass panels along the perimeter wall, creating an expansive 16 foot opening.  The artist’s rendering shows the glass walls retracted with what looks like an approximately 4 foot high balcony-like glass wall in place to “we assume”, prevent people/objects from falling off.

Seemly the tower’s corner suites, which offer the openair upgrade, “start” at $704,900.00 for a “989” square foot unit.  Hmmm, the article didn’t clarify whether the $704,900 was inclusive or exclusive of applicable taxes.  I know what my guess would be.      


And “that” folks is what happening in Toronto! Well, “that” & Rob Ford, but “that’s a whole 'nother story"!


Stay Well and Have Fun.  We’re Thinking of You.


Cheers


Ken & Jane

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We just received this great testimonial from a client who is looking to relocate and asked us to recommend a Realtor in another area of BC.

 

With 24 years of building relationships, we can connect you or someone you know with a Real Estate Professional in most corners of the world whether you are buying or selling!

 

"It comes down to knowledge, abilities, and who will do the best job for me ...

 

A key trait for me is having whoever I work with understand that although I am not in the real estate business, I am intelligent and knowledgeable...

 

I appreciated how Ken helped my sister buy her house, which resulted in my recommending him to my neighbour and he did a great job selling her house.

 

It is why I trust his judgment and asked for your recommendations.

 

Vivian B."

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