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Archive for April, 2012

Upgrade to Downsize! Apr, 25 2012 Posted by : admin

Sounds backwards but when you think about it, you don’t have to sacrifice quality when downsizing! We at Shorestone Homes maintain the same quality in all the homes we build, whether you are looking for a 2 bedroom main level living rancher style home or a large custom family home. We take pride in our homes and would love to show you just what we mean. Come and visit our show homes in Village Heights at The Ponds in Upper Mission. We are open 12 – 5pm everyday of the week…turn... ....

Get Outside! Apr, 24 2012 Posted by : admin

Did you know there are over 22 kilometers of trails in the Ponds development! Some are natural trails for mountain biking, trekking and hiking, while others are considered “urban trails” which are paved for ease. So come on up and visit us and check out some of the trails while you’re here!

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The Sun Is Shining! Apr, 20 2012 Posted by : admin

Well looks like Spring has finally arrived here in Kelowna. It’s that time of year when life renews and nature multiplies! Speaking of multiplying, why not plan a visit to our Show Home at 1252 Bergamot Ave here at Village Heights at the Ponds and see all the new homes multiplying! Don’t miss out on your choice lot…they are going fast! We are open everyday, 12 – 5pm. Just follow the signs to Gordon Dr. and Frost! See you soon and enjoy the... ....

What’s In a Name? Apr, 14 2012 Posted by : admin

Have you ever wondered the history behind a name? The Monterey comes from the Spanish words monte and rey, meaning “King’s mountain,” in honor of Gaspar de Zuniga y Acevedo, Conde de Monterrey, the Viceroy of New Spain. The initial origin of the name Madison is from the English language and it means’ ‘Maud’s son’. The name Hampton may come from the Anglo-Saxon words hamm meaning an enclosure... ....

Let’s “Face” It! Apr, 13 2012 Posted by : admin

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Here A Show Home, There A Show Home, Everywhere A Show Home!! Apr, 12 2012 Posted by : admin

Things are starting to move along here at Village Heights at the Ponds! Shorestone Homes is excited to have broken ground on our NEW Madison Show Home and proud of the progress of our Hampton Show Home with an anticipated completion date in June!

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  • Property Tax Exemption Apr, 11 2012 Posted by : admin

    If you are a first time home buyer in British Columbia, you may be eligible for a Property Transfer Tax exemption! Wow, that’s great news! Find out if you qualify and how to qualify by clicking here. http://www.sbr.gov.bc.ca/documents_library/bulletins/PTT_004.pdf

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    Is the HST a Mystery to You? Apr, 08 2012 Posted by : admin

    Don’t forget you are eligible for an HST rebate when purchasing a new home! Here is a useful link that may help decipher the mystery. http://www.hstinbc.ca/buying_goods/buying_a_home/

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    Hoppy Easter! Apr, 07 2012 Posted by : admin

    From Everyone at Shorestone Homes, we wish you all a very “Hoppy Easter”! Like the Easter Bunny we will be working this weekend too so don’t forget to bring the family up to see our Show Homes at Village Heights at The Ponds…open 12-5pm!

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    First Time New Home Buyer Bonus! Apr, 05 2012 Posted by : admin

    ELIGIBLE FIRST-TIME NEW HOME BUYER
    You will qualify as a first-time new home buyer if:
    »» You purchase or build an eligible new home located in B.C.;
    »» You, or for couples, you and your spouse or common law partner, have never previously owned a primary residence;
    »» You file a 2011 B.C. resident personal income tax return, or if you move to B.C. after December 31, 2011, you file a 2012 B.C. resident personal income tax return (you will not be eligible for the bonus... ....