6 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Family Friendly Home

By |2017-11-16T18:23:24+00:00November 16th, 2017|Find the Right Property, For Buyers, Get Ready for Homeownership|

If you are considering purchasing a family home, we’re here to help.  Purchasing property for you and your family is a bit different than when you are on your own. Although a single person may […]

Nanaimo Realestate; Mortgage Helpers: Popular But Require Planning

By |2016-02-05T15:14:44+00:00February 5th, 2016|Find the Right Property, Investor's Corner, Mortgages and Financing, Our Community, Uncategorized|

Secondary suites are very popular items in Nanaimo, and can be an excellent source of ongoing revenue, if done properly. Variously called mortgage helpers or in-law suites, these units are in essence self-contained apartments built […]

Nanaimo Realestate; Downsizing: The Upside & The Down

By |2016-01-26T10:02:13+00:00January 26th, 2016|Find the Right Property, Home Maintenance, Our Community, Uncategorized|

You’ll know when it’s time to downsize your property. You’ll have reached the point where the yard work is too much effort, or you’re an empty nester with rooms that are filled now with nothing […]

Housing Market Ends 2015 on a High Note

By |2016-01-06T09:42:13+00:00January 6th, 2016|Find the Right Property, Investor's Corner, Local Real Estate Statistics, Our Community, Prepare for Closing and Beyond - Sellers|

“NANAIMO, BC – Housing sales in the VIREB area decreased in December, reflecting seasonal market conditions, but annual sales volume rose 13 per cent over 2014. A total of 4,886 single-family homes sold on the […]

Brownfield testing eased for downtown properties Ministry of Environment OKs DNBIA study

By |2014-06-11T14:02:08+00:00June 11th, 2014|Find the Right Property, Investor's Corner, Local Real Estate Statistics, News, Our Community|

“The Ministry of Environment has loosened requirements for contamination testing on properties surrounding the main Terminal Avenue corridor that runs through the centre of Nanaimo. The Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association – the group that […]

Gen Y is redefining home ownership – and the B.C. real estate market

By |2014-02-18T14:18:52+00:00February 18th, 2014|Find the Right Property, Get Ready for Homeownership, Investor's Corner, Local Real Estate Statistics, News, Our Community|

“Imagine living in 700 square feet of space, in an apartment, centrally located, stylishly appointed, with stainless steel appliances and public amenities such as a dog wash station. You don’t own a car; instead, you […]

CMHC draws a line under condo bubble fears

By |2014-01-02T15:08:30+00:00January 2nd, 2014|Find the Right Property, Investor's Corner, News|

” Canadian condominium construction has surged but population growth has kept oversupply in check, the federal housing agency said in a report on Wednesday that also showed declining mortgage arrears and high home-equity levels. In its […]

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