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    John works hand in hand with his wife and assistant Delwyn. Their partnership brings value to their clients through communication, collaboration and range of expertise. John is well respected for his professional track record, high ethical standards, and for being an honest, hard-working family man.

    Experience

    John was first licensed as a REALTOR® in 1994, and at the same time was an owner of a real estate brokerage. He earned a broker/owner of the year award and many sales achievements. John marketed mainly new construction, subdivisions, resort and commercial developments. However, with a passion for rural and recreational property, John made this his area of expertise. LandQuest® is the ideal platform to succeed.

    John has also worked as a professional ski racing coach and Program Director, taking him to over 50 ski areas in many countries. Winning, losing, caring and supporting are life skills learned from this career.

    Certification

    • Business Administration, University of Lethbridge
    • UBC Sauder School of Business Graduate
    • Licenced and insured drone pilot

    Associations

    • Canadian Ski Instructor’s Alliance Level IV Instructor, Course Conductor and Examiner
    • Canadian Ski Coaches Federation High Performance Coach, Mentor and Evaluator

    Strengths

    John believes that a cutting-edge property presentation is one of the most important strategies to ensure his clients’ success. He is constantly striving to improve and offer the best property presentation available. Finding solutions through creativity is an instinct of John’s that is important to market rural and recreational property, and to negotiate a sale.

    Interests

    Travel around the world for business and pleasure has been a passion with 14 country stamps on John’s passport. Sailing in Mexico, around Vancouver Island and many lakes within the province added to the growing interest of being on the move.

    With these experiences, John became a bold cook, pushing his boundaries with charcuterie, home-made pasta, breads, sauces and complex flavourful dishes from his travels.

    The outdoors is where John and Delwyn want to be, along with their Irish Setter, Bronco.

    John works hand in hand with his wife and assistant Delwyn. Their partnership brings value to their clients through communication, collaboration and range of expertise. John is well respected for his professional track record, high ethical standards, and for being an honest, hard-working family man.

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    Current Listings (18)

    This 135-acre granite quarry has over 300 million tonnes of hard rock. It is located 34 km from Prince Rupert adjacent to the CN Railway. Potential markets include expansion of several local ports, double tracking the CNR and worldwide export through local ports.

    Richard Osborne

    Personal Real Estate Corporation

    rich@landquest.com

    604-328-0848

    $3,950,000 135 acres
    Situated on 3,000 feet of the Williston Lake Shore is a magnificent hand-hewn log showcase designed and constructed by Pioneer Log Homes of Timber Kings TV fame. A reliable, turnkey operation.
    $2,800,000 103.78 acres

    Camel's Hump Guest Ranch, a profitable operation, has 25 years of success. Owners live on-site in a beautiful log home. A 4,400 ft2 guest lodge, newer ranch hand home, six cabins, and outbuildings complete this package in nature's finest setting.

    $2,390,000 114 acres
    1,405 deeded acres, with 40,000 acre grazing licence. 600 acres hay, 800 acres pasture/treed. Brand new equine barn (with suite), barns, workshop, and outbuildings. Two storey home with suite. Updated solar energy and new septic fields.
    Reduced $1,595,000 1405 acres + range permit
    A very rare find: 120 acres with 5,250 feet of shoreline, a sheltered bay, significant merchantable timber, never been logged, a year-round creek with a 30 foot waterfall that has a power generation and domestic water license.
    Reduced $995,000 120 acres
    Enjoy a handsome profit while living on this attractive acreage. The sawmill business has continuous custom orders and a permitted sand and gravel pit to provide additional income. A bonus is the updated home and guest cabin within a parklike setting.
    $990,000 67.45 acres
    Stunning log home overlooking a private 8-acre natural lake. The owner estimates lake depth at 18-20 m. 150 ft dock extending out into the lake. Bonus gazebo with central hearth & 360° panoramic views. House has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths & large bright kitchen.
    $821,000 77.49 acres
    Lots of opportunity with 840 acres on 23 titles. Build internal roads with easements to re-sell separate titles, group recreation purchase, farming, eco village and communal living. Priced less than $35,000 per title.
    $797,000 840 acres ~ 23 titles
    Imagine your own golf course with 1 km of oceanfront on 80 acres. Located in the friendly community of Sandspit, on Moresby Island, Haida Gwaii. There are numerous uses or potential development opportunities. It is also a great holding property.
    $750,000 80 acres
    160 acres of aggregate potential. The property is designated for rezoning and development in the Township of Spallumcheen Official Community Plan. Hutley Creek and Pound Spring are on the property.
    From $640,000 80 acres each