David Nicholson

Direct: 506-643-1777 |

I have listed a new property at 15 Lentook Avenue in Saint John.
This large, custom built family home is located in one of Millidgeville's most desirable neighborhoods. Many upgrades have been carried out over the past six years. New kitchen, large composite (flooring) back deck, finished basement (new flooring throughout), new front door, main bath renovated, front deck rebuilt, new front walkway, new security system with camera and digital lock, all new appliances and roof re-shingled six years ago! (Over $100,000 of upgrades!) This lovely home is in a family-friendly neighborhood and is so spacious...great for entertaining! The hospital and university are only five minutes away, the ferry over to the Kingston Peninsula is about a 30 second drive or a short walk to the the David Greenslade Peace Park near the Millidgeville Ferry landing and the Kennebecasis River. Rockwood Park Golf Course and Cherry Brook Zoo are only a couple of minutes drive away! This large home( over 2500 sqft) has so much to offer. Home is now vacant so if you are moving from out of region/province you can now self-isolate in house and use the time to decorate the way you want! Take the virtual tour to get a better idea. Call for your appointment now! All measurements to be verified by purchaser before closing. NOTE: *Taxes reflect non-owner occupied. ** No Property Disclosure (Owners have not lived in house for past year) *** Any & All Offers will be presented on Friday, May 7 @ 7PM (id:2493)
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If you're the type of person that loves to take a deeper dive into the details of the market, then feel free to click on this link I have included ad read on...





https://issuu.com/thereportgroup/docs/coldwell_banker_global_luxury_report_2021?fr=sMmQ4YjIyMzM0


Hope you are all keeping well. So nice to see the sun rising higher in the sky and more daylight! Stay strong... together, we can overcomethese challenging days!


David

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Today is Family Day here in New Brunswick... I'm sure that this year, it has an even more important ring to it considering what we have all been experiencing over the past 12 months!


Losing freedom to travel to visit our friends and loved ones is difficult. So when we do have those rare opportunities, if you're like me, you cherish those special moments even more.


When it comes to purchasing your new home or selling your existing one, it has brought an added level of challenge and anxiety for many and makes my job as a REALTOR® that much more important. Following Covid 19 protocols in showing properties has heightened caution and concern for many. So I make sure I always wear my mask when I enter a residence, as well as my clients and I have my spray bottle with alcohol in the car and wash my hands way more than I used to. Also, this past year has added a new level of buying without purchasers actually even being physically present! I strive to make sure I fully understand the needs and wishes of my clients when 'showing' them through a house via some electronic visual medium. So, the phone must always be charged! I have assisted clients as far away as British Columbia this year who have entrusted me with assisting them in purchasing their home. I consider this a privilege and grave responsibility. After all, this is such a major investment. I treat these evaluations as if it was one of my family members who was purchasing the home.


Sales prices have spiked over the last year as well and frankly, I do not see that slowing down. In the Saint John region, we have been undervalued for a long time and now, it appears that many buyers from outside the province have discovered that this is indeed a wonderful place to live! For many, selling their property and moving here allows them to uograde significantly... in some cases for much less than what they realized from the sale of their present property. Eastern Canada in general is now being viewed as a very desirable location! (We've know that for years... right?) Smile


So... stay safe, give thanks for life's most precious treasures!


David

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Hi folks


Imagine... we did it! Yup, we endured a difficult year with all its challenges and as we enter 2021, it is a renewed hope that soon, the virus pandemic will be held at bay! Roll up your sleeve...


So, if we were able to deal with all the unexpected changes last year, then perhaps it gives each of us a new perspective on how we can face the future. Unexpected challenges always happen in everyone's life. Perhaps we have used them as excuses for not accomplishing something important to us. But now that we see what we are capable of, maybe we will not have the determination (gumption) to get on with those goals... I mean, what have we got to lose?


I have always mumbled that when I got older, I would start painting, but there was always an excuse for not getting on with it. Well, I finally prepped a canvas and then posted it on my personal FB page to encourage all my friends and acquaintances that 2021 is like a blank canvas... now it's up to us to 'paint' the picture. I was kinda proud of myself, but then kept staring at the canvas and realized that I better get at it myself. So, I did my first painting and entitled it 'A New Year'... That is the image you see here. It is a stylized painting of earth to sky with the sun between and scattered throughout are the blending of depths of colour and shades to remind us all that we will all face interruptions and obstacles and changes of direction, but when all is said and done, we will end up with a painting at the end of the year.


So... take up your brush, grab your paints and Get Paintin'!


Happy New Year to all and may it be one filled with a sense of gratitude, courage, compassion, creativity and a deep and abiding love for those we share our lives with. The time to move is now so... Get Packin'!


David

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This article just came out in Huddle Magazine;


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SAINT JOHN – Home sales in the Saint John region continued to set records in the month of October, according to the local real estate board.

The Saint John Real Estate Board says 283 homes were sold during the month, up 25 per cent year-over-year.

While home sales dipped slightly from September, they did set a monthly record for October.

“Not only did home sales break through the 250-mark for the first time in October, they also posted the second-highest level of any month in history behind the record set just two months prior in August,” said Corey Breau, president of the real estate board.


It has set the stage for what will likely be a record year for home sales in the Saint John region.

But Breau said the main story continues to be the unexpected strength of demand combined with low inventory numbers.

“New listings have been increasing, however, sales are outpacing them,” he said.

There were 293 new residential listings in October, down from the 320 new residential listings recorded in September.

The number of active residential listings stood at 830 at the end of October, a drop of nearly 100 listings from the previous month.

Months of inventory — the number of months it would take to sell current inventories at the current rate of sales activity — numbered 2.9 at the end of October, well below the long-run average of 10.8 months for this time of year.

As demand continues to grow, so does the average price of home sales, which hit a record $212,578 in October. That is a year-over-year increase of more than 12 percent.


The more comprehensive year-to-date average price was $196,781, up nearly eight percent compared to the first 10 months of 2019.

Overall, home sales totalled $60.2-million last month — a new record for the month of October.

The Saint John Real Estate Board covers the southern part of New Brunswick to the U.S. border in St. Stephen and includes the counties of Saint John, Kings, Charlotte and portions of Queens."


Brad Perry is the news director for Country 94/97.3 The Wave, Huddle content partners.


So friends, if you have been seriously thinking of purchasing in the area, I would suggest sooner than later. The good news is that interest rates continue to be very low, but who knows how long that will remain? 


Stay safe.


David

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I have listed a new property at 325 St James Street West in Saint John.
Welcome to the Historic Bellevue Cottage, an absolute one-of-a-kind gem on the West side! Located near Queen Square West. This 4+1 bed, 2.5 bath is the perfect single-family home. The moment you drive up to this property you will be taken by its character and charm. Lovingly restored by the current owners, there are many upgrades. A 200-amp breaker panel and wiring, updated PEX and ABS plumbing, windows, attic insulation, Daiken heat pumps and permanent plastic slate roof. Many hours invested in preserving and repainting the original wood siding. The sunporch takes full advantage of the southern exposure! Main floor features updated hardwood floors, traditional hallway with original tin ceilings, ½ bath under the ornate staircase, double parlours with unique original woodworking details, new ceilings and crown mouldings! The ground floor study adjoins the new, full bathroom with laundry; perfect for a guest bedroom or in-family living. The oversized, eat-in kitchen with new appliances, flooring, counters, backsplash, recessed lighting, and a live-edge window ledge over the kitchen sink. Upstairs delivers 4 bedrooms, with sunrise views of the Bay of Fundy from the Master bedroom. Also there is another full bath. No expense was spared in ensuring that details like professionally restored period light fixtures and custom ordered blinds were installed. The grounds provide a park-like setting, featuring perennial flower beds, several mature trees and paved driveway. (id:2493)
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Welcome to my blog post! I am thrilled to begin this new chapter in my proffesional life.
Obviously, if you are reading this, then some of the info you already know, but I thought it would be appropriate to let my first post be the public announcement.
 
I look forward to your participation and support!
 
GET PACKIN!
 
Well, I am so pleased to finally let everyone know that I have expanded my business! As some of you are aware, I have been spending most of my time with my father since Covid began so realized that I should really consider applying for my sales license on PEI. It is official. I now am licensed in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
 
In today's era of electronic communications, it allows me to serve my clients from near and far... also, I will not hesitate to collaborate with other REALTORS® who I consider top notch to assist when I am not physically available, but will keep in close communication to ensure that all continues to run as smooth as can be anticipated.
I have developed a website which will allow you to check any listings I have, plus all listings from Coldwell Banker and even all listings found on the MLS® system. One stop shopping!
I have been so blessed over the years to assist so many great folks and look forward to serving many more in both the Saint John and Charlottetown areas.
 
If you or someone you know is thinking of purchasing or selling their home, cottage or business, I hope you will feel confident to give them my name and contact info.
I have a web site now which I am thrilled with... it is:
 
Once you get there, you can choose either New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island.
Also, my phone numbers are:
 
506.643.1777 (call & text) and
 
902.388.7777 (call only) and my email is: davidn@coldwellbanker.ca
 
So folks... if you require professional assistance with your real estate needs/wants; give me a call and... Get Packin!
 
David
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I have listed a new property at 28 Bernard Court in Quispamsis.
Looking for an above average home with a spectacular view of the Kennebecasis River? This custom built home is two storeys with 3000 sq ft and three bedrooms on the top floor, all with ensuites and walk-in closets! The master overlooks the river with its own private deck! The main level has a large, eat-in kitchen with granite counter-tops, living room has corner propane fireplace, and there is a huge wrap-around deck on this level as well. The front entry leads into the dining room with an additional room that could be used as an office. Also, there is an attached, two-car garage. In the foyer, there is a half-bath, main floor laundry and stairs taking you to the finished bonus room above garage! The basement is finished with two extra bedrooms, large family room with walkout and a full bath plus storage. Roof shingles (5) years ago. ****Taxes refelct non owner occupied*** (id:2493)
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