Nanaimo Real Estate Blog

Example Nanaimo Floor Plan

Choosing the right floor plans for your new home in Nanaimo is probably one of the most important things you'll ever do in your house purchase.

Selecting the proper floorplan is important for a number of reasons.

First, you want to make sure that the floorplan or layout of the...

Are you looking for an affordable home to purchase in Nanaimo?   For everything worthwhile in life there is a give and a take and buying an economical home is no exception.  Here are 5 things you will probably have to sacrifice to find what you're looking for in Nanaimo.   1.  Location   You've...
Investment properties in Nanaimo - A good time to buy

If you have been considering purchasing a rental property in Nanaimo, 2016 may be the time to do it.

I just received a rental update from Bastion Homes, a property management group, here in Nanaimo.  I do not work in property...

You and your realtor have invested a tremendous amount of time and effort to put together a deal on your home for sale in Nanaimo.  Finally all of the marketing, open houses, showings and work have paid off and you've got an accepted offer to buy your home.

Then the worst possible thing...

The Nanaimo real estate market in 2016

The burning question for anyone considering buying or selling real estate in 2016 is, “How’s the market?”

If you spend a little time on the internet, you will find many articles on what analysts expect to happen to the real estate market in Canada,...

People tend to associate with people like themselves.  With that in mind, here are the top three techniques to find Nanaimo trades people worth keeping:   #1: For attorneys and accountants conduct face-to-face interviews   Try using Craigslist and professional trade magazines, along with Internet...

A time tested adage of real estate is that - once you've decided on the location in Nanaimo that's best for your needs - you should try to get the most space for your money. There are a number of reasons buyers opt for three bedrooms homes over two bedrooms homes. 

Here are what I find to...

If a situation arises where you need to sell your home - fast - here are six things that you'll need to do:

1.  Price to sell - Be realistic and aggressive when setting your asking price so that buyers are sure to make an offer on your home instead of the one for sale down the street....

  Property surveys, also known as site surveys, are used to determine and verify the size and shape of the land that you are buying in Nanaimo. 

For most buyers it is the house, condo or perhaps the summer cabin that sits upon the land that they are most interested in.  These are known as '...

One of the big, important differences between renting your home and buying a home in Nanaimo is choosing the neighborhood that's right for you.

When you're renting and decide that you don't like the neighborhood that you're in, moving someplace else isn't that difficult.  But when you own...