I have listed a new property at 3340 MAMQUAM RD in Squamish. See details here

Ultra-luxury escape nestled amongst an enchanting backdrop of greenspace and tranquil river front in the University Highlands of Squamish. A truly one-of-a-kind dream home built with unparalleled quality, craftsmanship, and custom elements throughout. Whistler basalt stonework, hand-crafted white oak millwork, top-of-the-line Miele panelized appliance package, and bespoke stairway metal fabrication. Of course! Heated garage floors, rooftop solar panels, and smart home technology. Why, yes. Outdoor entertainment space with fireplace lounge, covered dining area, and 10 person built-in jacuzzi. Indeed. Top the finest details with a separate suite, stunning riverfront location, over 18,600 SF of property, and this home could be your ultimate mountain destination.

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I have listed a new property at 5 3385 MAMQUAM RD in Squamish. See details here

Custom build home in University Highlands. Steps from world class mountain biking trails, spectacular views of Chief and tantalus mountain range. This custom brand new luxury detached home is in one of the most desirable neighbourhoods in Squamish. Large covered decks allow you to enjoy the views on both sunny and rainy days. Steps away from Coast Mountain academy and trails makes it the perfect location for any family. No detail has been over looked in the construction of this home.

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Please visit our Open House at 39325 CARDINAL DR in Squamish.
Open House on Saturday, November 26, 2022 11:30AM - 1:30PM Laura Barker hosting
Modern home in the desirable Ravenswood development built in 2021. Featuring open concept living with mountain views, spacious decks and a home office. Spectacular finishes throughout including, Engineered hardwood floors, spa style master ensuite, 10 foot main floor ceilings, Fisher Paykel appliance package, on demand hot water, and roughed in Heat pump. On a low traffic street, 5 minute walk to soccer fields, Brennan Park Sports Centre, and parks. Ready to move in, book your showing today!
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Please visit our Open House at 39325 CARDINAL DR in Squamish.
Open House on Sunday, November 27, 2022 1:00PM - 3:00PM Laura Barker Hosting
Modern home in the desirable Ravenswood development built in 2021. Featuring open concept living with mountain views, spacious decks and a home office. Spectacular finishes throughout including, Engineered hardwood floors, spa style master ensuite, 10 foot main floor ceilings, Fisher Paykel appliance package, on demand hot water, and roughed in Heat pump. On a low traffic street, 5 minute walk to soccer fields, Brennan Park Sports Centre, and parks. Ready to move in, book your showing today!
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Please visit our Open House at 9 3385 MAMQUAM RD in Squamish.
Open House on Saturday, November 26, 2022 1:00PM - 3:00PM Shawn Wentworth hosting
Modern "West Coast" inspired architecture that combines clean line with durable walnut longboard and dark stacked stone to harmonize with the surrounding natural beauty. Features include modern flat cabinetry, attractive hardwood, stunning marble style quartz countertops, soft close cabinet doors, integrated cabinet - ready Fisher Paykel appliances and spa inspired bathrooms to name a few. This state of the art home is built to step code 4 energy standards, truly a home you wont want to miss. Call today for your private viewing
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We just sold a property at 408 38362 BUCKLEY AVE in Squamish.
A stunning one bedroom you won’t want to miss in the Jumar building! Not to be missed as this modern designed home has all the upgrades ( includes integrated fridge, brick feature wall and peg wall storage system in flex, over-height ceilings, Caesarstone counters, deep soaker tub, and stainless appliances including a gas stove/range). With over 250sqft of private terrace to relax and enjoy the views that Squamish has to offer! A block from downtown, amenities and the extensive trail network. 1 secure parking and 2 storage lockers. Call for your private viewing!
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Please visit our Open House at 68 39769 GOVERNMENT RD in Squamish.
Open House on Saturday, November 19, 2022 11:30AM - 1:30PM
The Breeze community by Target Homes! Bright, and open 3 bedroom, 2 bath, tandem garage townhouse, that backs onto green space. With prime location, you are close to shops, restaurants, and trails all while being far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet. With an open concept living area with 9’ ceilings and oversized windows allow natural light to fill the space, and your private roof top deck is perfect for hosting dinners, cozying up with a good book and catching some rays.
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Please visit our Open House at 39325 CARDINAL DR in Squamish.
Open House on Saturday, November 19, 2022 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Modern home in the desirable Ravenswood development built in 2021. Featuring open concept living with mountain views, spacious decks and a home office. Spectacular finishes throughout including, Engineered hardwood floors, spa style master ensuite, 10 foot main floor ceilings, Fisher Paykel appliance package, on demand hot water, and roughed in Heat pump. On a low traffic street, 5 minute walk to soccer fields, Brennan Park Sports Centre, and parks. Ready to move in, book your showing today!
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Please visit our Open House at 9 3385 MAMQUAM RD in Squamish.
Open House on Sunday, November 20, 2022 12:00AM - 2:00PM
Modern "West Coast" inspired architecture that combines clean line with durable walnut longboard and dark stacked stone to harmonize with the surrounding natural beauty. Features include modern flat cabinetry, attractive hardwood, stunning marble style quartz countertops, soft close cabinet doors, integrated cabinet - ready Fisher Paykel appliances and spa inspired bathrooms to name a few. This state of the art home is built to step code 4 energy standards, truly a home you wont want to miss. Call today for your private viewing
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If you are looking for your dream home and the perfect place to live, then Squamish may be the place for you. Squamish has been seeing a great deal of growth as more people discover its beauty and charms.

While it's entirely possible to find the perfect home in Squamish, there are some who are interested in buying land where they can build their own home. This allows them to build the exact house that they have always dreamt about.

If you're considering buying land to build a home, keep reading. Here's what you need to know about lots for sale in Squamish.

Buying a Lot in Squamish

Buying a vacant lot, like any property for sale, can be complex and there are things that you will need to consider that you don't typically think about when buying a home. Here are some of the things to keep in mind:

Understand Your Finances

As with any real estate purchase, it's important to know your budget and how much you can spend before you start looking. You don't want to find a plot of land and fall in love only to later realize that it's beyond your means. Take time to evaluate the cash you have available, or which you can secure before your purchase, so that you have a firm idea of your budget.

You may want to consider seeking a construction mortgage. This type of loan is used for buying vacant land to build on. This is useful because purchasing land can't be leveraged with a bank the same way a home purchase can.

Work With an Agent to Find Your Lot

Working with an agent for Squamish real estate will save you a lot of time and trouble. They'll be able to help you with details such as your negotiations, doing your due diligence, and finalizing the deal. It's best to work with an agent who has a history of working with both buyers and sellers. Also be sure to ask plenty of questions to keep yourself informed, rather than relying entirely on the agent.

Confirm Utilities and Ease of Access to Your Lot

Any vacant lot that you're considering will need utility access including power, gas, telephone lines, Internet, and more. While this may not be an issue depending on where you are looking, you may wish to search for a lot that already has utilities installed. If the lot you're considering does not have them preinstalled, this will have to be factored into your budget as they will all cost money. 

Don't forget water and sewage. If your property isn't close enough to water and sewage lines, you'll need a well and septic system.

Also consider the road access. While this will rarely be a problem in urban areas, lots in more rural locations may be more difficult to reach. This would not only increase the time and expense when building your home, but you may also find it inconvenient once you move in.

Get a List of Restrictions

Building your home involves more than simply choosing plans and starting construction. You should request a list of restrictions for the area. For example, are there any restrictions on building fences? Are you limited to a certain number of vehicles? There may even be restrictions on the height of the building. It's always best to confirm before you start your project.

Has the Land Been Surveyed?

It’s possible that the land already has a completed survey, but if not, you should check with a surveyor who can properly identify the property’s boundaries. Even if a survey has already been done, it may be old and outdated. Getting an up-to-date survey could be important when dealing with legal matters like easements. Surveyors can also help you determine the space elevation for planning out the dimensions of your house.

Building Permits

Building permits are required to construct a new building or structure. This is another area where working with a real estate agent may help you as they should be able to give you guidance in obtaining a permit.

Is Buying a Vacant Lot Right for You?

Buying a vacant lot is a great way of ensuring that you're not only living in the perfect location, but also the perfect home. Before seeking out a lot, however, it's important to be aware of what you're getting into. Seeking the help of a Squamish real estate agent will make the process easier and they will be able to answer all your questions.

For more information about Squamish lots for sale, contact us today.
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