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Our six picks this week range from an investment potential to brand new and contemporary.  The homes in between offer great options for those looking for something move in ready.  Have a look at the listings below and let us know what you think.  

 

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It is with great excitement that we welcome Adam Scott to the team at HaliPad Real Estate Inc! Adam's values based on providing outstanding service falls directly in line with our company's core mission statement.  We are very proud to have him on board and look forward to seeing him succeed!

Meet Adam Scott

Adam Scott has lived in Halifax since 2012. He’s happily married and a proud father of two.  Originally from Ontario, Adam always wanted to be somewhere with a big city feel but, a small town vibe.  Halifax delivers and he’s thrilled to call it home.  Adam has come to love the beautiful and dynamic landscape of the Nova Scotian Shore and in particular, Hubbards, where his wife’s family has roots that go back to the 1940’s.

Adam caught the…

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770 Young Ave

The pomp and circumstance of Young Avenue and a house to live up to that reputation.   I won't call it cheap for Young Avenue, but it is certainly more attainable than some of the newer homes on the street, especially considering the sprawling 27,000 square foot lot.  Stately curb appeal with covered verandas welcome you as you enter through a gorgeous front door.  A juxtaposition of old world character and updated conveniences.  Period stained glass windows, original fireplaces and tons of space to create whatever you desire.   

1530 Edward Street

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5642 Morris Street

If you are looking for a Heritage home with immense character and charm, look no further.  Situated in historic Schmidtville, this home oozes with period features and unique qualities.  Five functional fireplaces, original plaster and trim, solid wood doors from 1859 and Gurney Quartet cast iron radiators.  All the electrical components have been updated and the home offers a secondary suite off Wright avenue with great Airbnb potential.  A very special house for a special buyer.   

1721 Garden Street

Situated in a fantastic South End location in…

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Coming soon, watch for this Bradford Place Bungalow to hit the market and visit us on Sunday from 1-4 PM to see it for yourself!

Fantastic curb appeal invites you in to a bright and sunny foyer, with a lovely adjacent den or optional bedroom. Then, step into an open concept great room, complete with a focal fireplace and classy mantle. Large windows bathe the room in light that glistens off the quartz counters and contemporary cupboards. The master bedroom showcases an impressive ensuite, complete with his/her sinks, stand alone tub and separate shower. Downstairs, you'll find a sprawling rec room, two more spacious bedrooms, additional storage and another full bath. Other notable features include: Heat pump comfort, 7 year new home warranty, attached…

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3147 Robie Street

A North End house with lots of potential, but on a very busy road.   An aggressive list price means the negative of the road will likely be overlooked and I anticipate it will sell quickly.  Looking for an entry level home for an affordable price?  Look no further. 

Pros:  Great price, investment potential.  
Cons: Busy Road. 

3371 St. Andrews Street

If the last location was enough to turn you off, here's a plan B.  This home could do with a little updating and it might not be big enough for some, but there is a lot of value offered for the price. …

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For many, buying a home can be an incredibly intimidating prospect.  Perhaps it’s the fear of not knowing what to do or where to start.  Perhaps it’s the commitment that comes with owning your own home versus the care free nature of renting.  Maybe it’s the down payment or the other upfront costs associated with a purchase.  If you focus on these things without giving equal attention to the upsides, you’ll be paralyzed by fear and likely never make a decision.  Renting is easy and because it’s easy, you don’t get anything in return except a roof over your head.  You cover all the costs associated with someone else’s asset.  You get a roof, while the seller gets the benefit of a long term investment, funded by you. 

Buying in a seller’s market

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2086 Brunswick Street

A unique stacked townhouse on the upper level.  If you don't quite like the feeling of apartment style condos, this is a fantastic alternative.  The lower level townhouses have a main level and a basement which hold the bedrooms.  This is a more desirable layout as it's located in the upper section, meaning you have a conventional layout with bedrooms upstairs. Condo fees are reasonable and it has it's own parking as well. 

Pros:  Neat as a pin, move in ready. 
Cons: Galley kitchen won't suit everyone. 

3269 Kaye Street - HaliPad Pick of the week

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3-2128 Brunswick Street

How cool is this??  A converted church means you get 20ft vaulted ceilings and an awesome exposed brick feature wall that'll have all your guests saying wow!  This loft style one bedroom condo is bursting with character and offers two bathrooms, a beautiful sun room and lots of space.  If you are looking for a condo that's unlike any other, add this one to your list. 

Pros:  Character, uniqueness.  
Cons: Parking is an optional extra. 

2749 Oxford Street

Prime location and tastefully updated.  This home…

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5853 Gainsborough Place

I'm quite a fan of this complex.  Nestled about as far North as you can go before being in the Bedford Basin, these units offer lots of space for a reasonable price.  A quick jaunt off the Peninsula is attractive while some offer views of the water.  You'll also find underground parking and three different outdoor spaces for each unit.  The condo fees are a little high but that is the reality when buying in an older building.  Like an older house, it'll need renovations and the condo fee is your forced savings…

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