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Explore: Tofino, British Columbia

Planning the perfect getaway doesn’t always include plane tickets. For those of us who live on Vancouver Island, we’re lucky enough to have world class travel destinations right in our very own backyard.

Tofino sits on Vancouver Island’s west coast, providing visitors with amazing sights, surf and experiences you can’t get anywhere else. Only a three hour car ride from […]

How-to Create a More Social Space in your Home

Most homeowners have that one room. You know what we mean. One that’s either too small or too stuffy to do anything meaningful with. Maybe it’s full of furniture, or odds and ends you don’t know what to do with. Whatever the case may be, you’re beginning to give up hope.

But with the spring break and Easter right around […]

Heavy Rain and Home Repairs

While the west coast isn’t known for it’s winters, homeowners on Vancouver Island need to watch out for heavy rain and wind. This time of year, water damage is a huge issue. So making sure your home is protected is a must. Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which you can protect your home during […]

Why Hiring A REALTOR ® Just Makes Sense

One key reason to hire a REALTOR ® when selling your home in Nanaimo, BC, is that it will be our responsibility to deal with the mountains of paperwork to satisfy the myriad of legal requirements that come with dealing in real estate.

No matter where you live in Canada, the real estate agent you do business with must be properly licensed […]

How to Pick the Right Neighbourhood

If you are looking for a great neighbourhood to live in – read on.  Deciding on your dream home goes a lot further than just picking the perfect house. What about the neighbourhood surrounding it? When it comes to purchasing property, there’s a lot that can go into picking your community. So much so that it can have a […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Curb Appeal

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but improving your curb appeal is always attractive to potential home buyers. There are a number of outdoor renovations you can make to attract attention and sell your home more easily. Let’s take a look.

Install Outdoor Light Fixtures
If you’re looking for some extra ambiance, landscape lighting is a great way to […]

6 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Family Friendly Home

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 be willing to sacrifice certain amenities, there are aspects that must be considered if you are moving in with your kids. Let’s take a look […]

6 Benefits of Living by the Ocean

Living onVancouver Island, it’s easy to take the ocean for granted. With over 3,400 kms of coastline,  most of us see it every day and don’t think twice. But besides being amazingly beautiful, did you know that there are a handful of health related benefits associated with living by the ocean? It’s true.
While people have thought for years that […]

5 Steps to Becoming a Real Estate Agent

The real estate industry is the perfect profession for any industrious individual. Think of it like an open house – anyone can come and take a crack at it. If you’re interested in the steps necessary to become an agent, we’ve outlined them below. Let’s take a closer look.

 
Step 1 – Prerequisites
Before one can become a real estate agent, […]

6 Tips to Consider When Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Any good real estate agent can help you find a house. A great one will help you find a home. The trouble is telling the difference. Consider the following six tips whenever you’re choosing to work with a real estate agent.
Personality Fit
First and foremost, you want to make sure you get along with your agent. Not only should you […]