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Nanaimo Real Estate: June Is A Good Month For Gardeners

Despite the occasional damp day it’s clear that summer will soon be with us – and with the coming of the warmer weather comes the opportunity to get into some serious gardening. June is a great month for the green-thumb enthusiast and here are a few ideas that gardening experts say are ideal tasks for the late spring / […]

By |June 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments
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    Nanaimo Real Estate: Protection Island: Unique Nanaimo Neighborhood

Nanaimo Real Estate: Protection Island: Unique Nanaimo Neighborhood

Distinctive, independent and spectacular are just some of the words that can be used to describe the uniquely West Coast neighborhood of Protection Island. A part of the City of Nanaimo, Protection Island is a community perfect for those who enjoy a truly independent lifestyle.

Located less than two kilometers from downtown Nanaimo, Protection Island is connected to the City […]

By |June 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments
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    Nanaimo Real Estate: Housing Sales Down – Inventory Slowly Climbing

Nanaimo Real Estate: Housing Sales Down – Inventory Slowly Climbing

There were some highs and lows last month when it came to real estate sales activity on Vancouver Island. The number of homes sold across the Island last month was down when compared to May 2016. However home sales in May had climbed markedly from the totals recorded during April.

Statistics released by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) […]

By |June 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Nanaimo Real Estate: A Handy Check List For Moving Day

Like a root canal for your entire body, there are few things more stressful than a moving day. Regardless at how organized or experienced you might be, on moving day there always seems to be something unexpected or forgotten that pops up to make the experience even more aggravating. To help ease at least some of the burden we […]

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    Nanaimo Real Estate: Newcastle Island: A True Nanaimo Treasure

Nanaimo Real Estate: Newcastle Island: A True Nanaimo Treasure

Covering 363 hectares Newcastle Island is a jewel in Nanaimo’s harbor. A favorite for campers and picnic goers for more than a century the Island has variously served as a site for ancient First Nation communities, as a coal mining centre, a working sandstone quarry and as a playground for the world’s rich and famous. Today a protected provincial […]

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    Nanaimo Real Estate: Regional Housing Inventory Impacting Marketplace

Nanaimo Real Estate: Regional Housing Inventory Impacting Marketplace

The Vancouver Island housing market continues to be impacted by an abnormally low inventory of available product – in other words there are fewer homes being put up for sale. According to information released by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) there were 1,122 homes listed for sale within the Board’s coverage area, which extends from the Malahat […]

Dick Vann – Winner of Realty Executives Free Draw

Congratulations to Dick Vann of Nanaimo on winning the Realty Executives Gift Basket at the recent VIREB sponsored Home Buyers and Sellers Trade Show.  The gift basket featured an assortment of excellent Vancouver Island grown or produced items and a gift certificate for the Mahly House restaurant in Cedar.  Thank you to everyone who came out to the show, […]

Nanaimo Real Estate: A Few Home Staging Tips For Sellers

For persons wanting to sell their home it’s important that the property look as appealing and attractive as it can be to ensure it sells quickly and at the right price. There’s where the concept of staging a house comes into play. But what does staging really mean? In essence staging a home is like organizing a production such […]

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    Nanaimo Real Estate: Real Estate’s Evolving Seller’s Market

Nanaimo Real Estate: Real Estate’s Evolving Seller’s Market

If you’ve been involved in real estate sales for any length of time you’ve already noticed that there has been a gradual shift in the state of the regional marketplace. A decade or so ago the local real estate scene could accurately be described as a Buyer’s Market. People wanted to sell, the inventory of homes on the market […]

By |April 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Nanaimo Real Estate: Top Home Security Trends For 2017

The world is an uncertain and ever changing place, and for many homeowners security is becoming an increasingly important consideration. Whether in the form of simple deadbolt locks on the doors, or as a full blown electronic security and monitoring system, household security has for many become a major consideration when purchasing a home.

Compared to other communities in North […]

By |April 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments