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Listings in and around the Region This one acre lot is located just minutes from the city limits. Unlimited potential for building the plan of your dreams, a new manufactured or modular home or hanging on to it until the time is right.

$109,900 • 6381 Marigold Ave. This five bedroom home offers over 2200 square feet of heated living, a large 50X150 fenced lot for the kids to play. Basement previsouly used as a suite for a great mortgage helper, monthly mortgage of $1038 less revenue suite & you can live for $438 per month oac.

$169,900 • Taylor, B.C. This 2 bedroom home offers 4.49 acres of beautiful land to build your dream shop, or make a home for the horses. Best of both worlds with this quiet retreat and no neighbors yet only a short drive to town. Call The Trevor Bolin Team Today to book your personal viewing!

$199,900 • Charlie Lake, B.C. If your looking for space, there is more than enough here with 1650 sq ft. Three nice size bedrooms, two full bathrooms, vaulted ceilings throughout the living room and an open and spacious floor plan. Huge double lot located close to the golf course and elementary school.

$259,900 • Taylor, B.C. Quality built green home by Greensmart, offers four bedrooms, three baths, vaulted ceilings with laminated beams, open kitchen into the dining and living rooms finished with hardwood flooring and ceramic tile. The 50 year “rubber” roof, in floor heat, hot water on demand.

$359,999 • 11412 96A Street Have a look at this impressive property located on the north Taylor/Baldonnel hills. Just under 25 acres this property is perfect for a shop, horses and all the room you need. Newer three bedroom, two bath home, with a huge boot room and vaulted ceilings.

$319,900 • Baldonnel, B.C.

Northern Homes & Gardens is a monthly publication produced by the Trevor Bolin Team of Remax Action Realty, Fort St. John, B.C. For advertising opportunities, contact the Trevor Bolin Team at Remax at (250) 787-TREV. Northern Homes & Gardens showcases listings in and around the region. Each month will be packed with the newest listings and information about the real estate markets & more!


Close to Duncan Cran Elementary School. Built in 2005 With 4 Bdrms, Family Room and a Beautiful Open Concept Throughout Main Living Area. Mst Bdrm Offers an Ensuite and Walk-in Closet. Bsmt is Partially Complete With Rec Room and 4th Bedroom.

$319,900 • 8004 - 88 Avenue Check out this exciting custom built 1216 sq ft List Price: $ 329,900 three bedroom, 2 bathroom home built by Triple Taxes: 2682.87 (2009) M. Exceptional plan with a front octagon kitchen, Lot Size: open flow through plan. Age: 2005 $197,900 • 10053 100A Street, Taylor Driveway: Gravel

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This is one amazing property located just 15 minutes from the city. Exceptionally well built brand new home with five bedrooms, three baths, exquisite detail to finishing, 9’ ceilings, open country kitchen and finished basement. This one has it all sitting on just under 40 acres.

$659,900 • 10066 N 97 Highway

Great family home situated on a beautiful 1/4 section of land. Home offers 5 bedrooms, a large living room & kitchen with a fully developed basement & water purifying system. Land is fenced & cross fenced with corrals, 6 dugouts e to Duncan Cran Elementary School. Built in 2005 & approx 100 acres & cultivated. en Concept Throughout Main cleared Living Area. Mst BdrmNew shower is inartially cluded Complete Rec Room and 4th Bedroom. forWith downstairs washroom, just needs to be installed.

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$199,900 • 9012 76TH Street

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Garden When you think of a Canadian winter, you think of the frosty temperatures and snow. But oddly enough, cold and, in many cases, even snow, aren’t your garden’s worst winter enemies; it’s the wind and those sunny winter days we love that could kill our plants. Wind hazards “Wind can be the real villain, especially with roses,” says Tim Schwenker, head gardener of Hendrie Park’s ornamental plantings at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Hamilton, Ontario. “People wonder, ‘Winter wasn’t that bad, but my rose canes all died to the ground.’ ” Cold winter winds, explains Schwenker, dry out the branches of roses and other exposed shrubs. Gardeners are often prepared to deal with the cold, but forget the blasts that slam into their gardens from the north and west. Wind can even damage the roots of top-heavy plants like hybrid tea roses and newly planted trees and shrubs. When it comes to these new plants, there’s one stem and many branches but no major root system, especially if they weren’t planted right in the first place, says Schwenker. It’s tough for a plant to make a comeback from that kind of winter beating. Sun: nice for us, not for our plants A newly planted garden in direct winter sun can be at real risk. “The worst thing for plants, particularly perennials, is alternate freezing and thawing,” says Schwenker. Plants will sustain root damage from heaving and also from the standing water left behind after the snow melts. Some trees, too, suffer from the winter sun’s rays. Apples, flowering crabapples, black cherries, some maples and ornamental cherries—especially grafted ones like the ‘Kwanzan’ Japanese cherry—are the most vulnerable: One side of the tree heats up, and the frozen wood expands, then splits. To a sensitive gardener, unsightly frost cracks running down the trunk are heartbreaking. The wound will heal itself eventually, Schwenker says, but repeated over the years, the weakened tree could fall over. Snow problem? Snow, by itself, is actually a good thing, says Schwenker. It keeps the ground cold, protecting the roots of plants from disturbance during their winter’s sleep. When it does melt in spring, snow tends to melt slowly. The ground is also thawing, so the earth can gradually absorb the water. Of course, soil with good drainage is the key to making this natural cycle work. If you’re cursed with heavy, clay soil, the snow melt could turn into an ice pack or standing water. “Amend the soil,” Schwenker recommends. “Compost, compost, compost, and work it in at least 12 inches [20 cm].”


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This home features five bedrooms and a den, newer furnace and hotw ater tank. Large backyard with RV parking and storage shed. Attached single gara ge is wired, insulated and great for those chilly nights.

$239,900 • 9508 103RD Avenue

Amazing start home located directly across from an elementary school and kids playground.This home is only two years old and features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a country kitchen, large laundry and much more. Outside features a nice landscaped and fencd yard.

$299,900 • 9624 98 Street

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Located in Murphy Park under a block to an elementary school. One side is currently rented so you could buy and move in one side with the great mortgage helper on the other side. Fully fenced, three bedrooms and 2 per side and warranty remaining for the new buyer.

$459,900 • 8028 - 8030 88TH Avenue

Check out this newer 5 bedroom home with 3 bathrooms and a fully finished basement. A large kitchen and plenty of space throughout for a busy family. Offers a gas fireplace to keep your home cozy and warm all winter long.

$297,900 • 9204 82nd Street

This home is perfect for today, tomorrow and the future. Only thirteen years old, this one owner home shines with pride of ownership, new laminate throughout the main, all new main floor Argon casement windows, three nice size bedrooms, partly finished basement and close to schools.

$289,900 • 8912 81st Street

You won’t find another home as prestigious as this one. With 2700 sq feet per floor boasting amazing attention to detail, hardwood flooring, custom galley style kitchen and more. This home offers a finished basement with large rec room, workshop and spare bedroom.

$600,000 • 10404 108th Ave


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Home buying tips... • Get legal advice before signing the contract. Talk with a real estate lawyer and review the Agreement of Purchase and Sale (APS) together before signing. Ensure that you understand the exact terms and conditions of the contract and that you know what’s included in the purchase price. Be sure that any verbal agreements from the seller are included in writing within the APS. Negotiate a reasonable closing or occupancy date and ascertain that all deposit details are well-documented. • Stay calm. Even in a hot market, remain cool and calculated with your decisions. Your home purchase will likely be your single largest investment. If you’re buying a new condominium, review the disclosure statement carefully. By law, you have a 10-day cooling off period to change your mind once you receive this statement. • Be thorough during the pre-delivery inspection. Before you take possession of your new home or condominium, the builder is

required to conduct a pre-delivery inspection of the property with you. This is one of your first opportunities to see your new home in its final state. During this inspection, it is crucial to note anything that is missing, not working properly, or damaged. Conduct the inspection at your own pace and check all the details. Write everything down on the pre-delivery inspection form. This is one of the most important opportunities for you to note any problems in the new property. • Make sure that your finances are in order. As you begin the search for a new home, this is an ideal time to make sure that your finances are in order and to set up your financial plan for the future. A professional mortgage consultant will work with you to map out a path to financial freedom. Finally, make sure to have fun during your home buying adventure! You’ll only buy your first home once, and with the right team of professional advisors, it can be a stress-free and enjoyable experience.


The Commercials Sales and Investments is proud to offer this great investment located in Chetwynd BC. This 9280 sq ft building is leased by the crown and has been since its construction. Great revenue’s, low yearly expenses and a 13 percent rate or return. Call Trevor or Curtis today at 250 793 2080.

$325,000 • 4503 46 Street Newly updated including flooring, paint, heat and hot water tank.The shop has three doors 14’ high with 2400 square feet.Two storey office 1200 sq ft per floor with large reception area, board rooms and three seperate offices. Prime location along 102 street with C3 zoning, call today.

$499,900 • 10128 95 Ave. This is one of the last great pieces that will be available inside the city boundaries. City approval for R1 zoning, approved sketch on file for 260 lots in the single most sought after area of Fort St John. Based on current subdivision plan this parcel is only 10250 per lot.

$2,665,000 • REM Lot 1, Parcel A, Lot A NW

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Located only 3 houses from Alwin Holl and, you can walk your young ones to school. Huge double pie shaped lot with roo m for a workshop or detached shop, large shed all fenced. House has newer shingl es, new PVC windows, and a full basement to finish to your needs.

$254,900 • 9616 108TH Avenue Step inside this fully finished 4 bedroom home with hardwood floors & a jacuzzi tub. A fully fenced yard offers you plenty of privacy for the kids to play. Also includes a double car garage and a deck off your masterbedroom. Call The Trevor Bolin Team today for a personal look inside!

$414,900 • 10016 112 Avenue

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This price isn’t a mis-print, it’s an extremely good deal for a great five bedroom, three bathroom family home. This home has over 2300 sf, vaulted ceilings, sunken living room, great open layout with a country eat in kitchen. Attached 14x22 garage with an 8’ door.

$399,900 • 10341 LILY Street

Family home in Camarlo Park close to high school, elementary school and tobaggan ning hills, this home offers 6 bedrooms, 3 baths, a large rec room, double car garage and fully fenced yard with a sundeck.

$309,900 • 9715 - 88 Street

Vaulted pine ceilings, dark tiger hardwood floor and an huge antique country kitchen. This amazing log home is located on 1.6 acres just minutes from the city in Baldonnel. Large detached double car garage makes great parking the vehicles and the toys.

$569,900 • 5957 Baldonnel Road

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This amazing property boasts a 3100 sq ft cutim built log home with a fully finished basement. Second home on the property makes a perfect guest cabin. Sixty five acres currently in oats, great hunting property. Amazing log home, huge potential, call today for more information.

$589,900 • 4521 Beryl Prairie Call the Trevor Bolin Team Today to List Your Home and have it Featured here in the montly Northern Homes & Gardens Phone 250-787-TREV It starts when you pull up and view the excellent street appeal, well manicured landscape and school and park across the street. It follow through the top finishing, crown moulding, huge eat in kitchen and three bedrooms. Fully finished basement with large rec room, bedroom, bath and more.

$389,900 • 9615 114A Avenue Extremely rare 5 acres parcel zoned RM2 in the Northwest of Fort St John. This property would be ideal for large senior’s patio home development, four seperate four storey apartment buildings and more. Located beside the new walking trail with an incredible location beside the creek valley and great access.

$1,360,000 • Lot 1, Plan BCP27396 NW

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Cute and cozy 2 bedroom log home only 25 minutes from Fort St. John or Dawson Creek. Surrounded by trees, 2 dugouts, trails throughout the property, garden spot, fenced and cross fenced for horses or livestock all on 36.2 acres.

$239,900 • 5425 - 224 Road

This brand new extremely popular floor plan is well under construction and will be huge hit with your family for a spring move in. Vaulted ceilings, large island, country kitchen, gas fireplace, high end finishing, concrete driveway and front landscaping all with a 2-5-10 year home warranty.

$409,900 • Lot 3 CountryView Estates

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Fully finished on both levels, great street appeal, and lots of new updates throughout the home. Outside basement entry is perfect for the teenagers coming from NPSS, or an inlaw suite. Nice hardwood flooring and a maple kitchen are just two of the bonuses in this home.

$259,900 • 9203 88 Street

Newer 2006 Modular Home Located in Taylor. Offers Over 1200 Sq. Ft with 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Walk-in Closet, Great Open Concept in Main Living Area. Includes 2 Sheds, a Workshop, Fridge, Stove, Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, and all Window Coverings!

$189,900 • 10447 - 98 Street

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$259,900 • 8508 78A Street

This well cared for home offers just under 1700 sq ft of new paint, newer flooring, four good size bedrooms, and a 20X40 shop heated and wired with concrete floors. Located just minutes from the city on a nice .5 acre paritally fenced and landscaped lot.

$239,900 • 9559 269 Road


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If you have been looking and nothing catches your eye, this one will. Fully finished top and bottom, high end hardwood flooring, three way glass fireplace, 5 bedrooms and gorgeous street appeal. This home is only a few years old, close to schools, fenced yard and detached workshop perfect for toys and tools alike.

$359,900 • 8615 115TH Avenue So many extra features in this custom built home. It is designed to impress. Large master bedroom leading into an unreal tiled walk-in shower. Fully finished ba sement with a large rec room, spare bedroom and finished with the same top quality as the main. Attached garage.

$419,900 • 9612 113TH Avenue Three level split within walking distance to the city core. Great floor plan offering three bedrooms on the second floor, a gas fireplace in the sitting room, huge country kitchen and fully finished basement. All the landscaping has been done, just sit back, relax and enjoy this great family home.

$299,900 • 9615 102ND Avenue Built by Colteran this home is just a short walk to schools. it features an attached double garage, fully finished basement, fenced yard and paved driveway. Move in, put your feet up and enjoy your new home.

$389,900 • 9608 114 Avenue

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With a little TLC this farm could be a perfect fit for your family. With 130 acres under previous cultivation, oil lease, corrals and fenced and cross fenced this property is ready to become the hobby farm you have been looking for.

$299,900 • 13391 Gollata Creek Rd Very few homes in the city of FSJ have the bragging rights of siding onto a park in Fort St. John Estates...this one does. Extremely well cared for home with a newer metal roof, large ensuite, walk in closet and vaulted ceilings. The basement is all finished off and an attached double garage.

$339,900 • 11323 95A Street

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Great investment propety located in Charlie Lake just off the Alaska Highway. This property is currently zoned R4 and the prelim approvals for subdividing have been done. Five commercial 4.5 acre pieces to front the highway, and twenty 4.5 acre residential acreages in the rear. Sizes large enough for lagoons and private water.

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Taxes: $999,999 • Chetwynd Lot Size: Age: Driveway: Fence: Sewer:

Do not pass on this phenominal investment located in Chetwynd just off that main highway to Prince George. The building is 10000 sq ft, with 6000 leased to Maple Leaf Trucking, and a 2000 sq ft drive through wash bay with unlimited potential.

$1,550,000 • 6511 Wildmare Property Type: Investment Property Access Rd Garage: Roof: Exterior: List Price:$ 1,550,000

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