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Patio home Report

North Nanaimo & Uplands                                              Spring 2015

Most real estate market reports we hear on the news pertain to the single family home market.  What about other property types such as patio homes? 

Real estate transactions vary...

Many of us dream about finally being able to quit our 9 to 5 jobs by investing in rental real estate in Nanaimo. What could be easier?  You and your realtor locate a good rental property, find a good tenant, collect the rent check every month . . .  then sit back and relax.

Well, if it...

Today, more and more single people are buying homes than ever before. In fact, some experts estimate that over 33% of home buyers in today's market are going it alone.  While real estate can be a great investment - regardless of your marital or relationship status - there are a few things to...

I have been reviewing the Nanaimo Real Estate stats published by VIREB (Vancouver Island Real Estate Board). The single family home market was quiet during the month of February in comparison to the same time last year.

On February 28, 2015 the average single family sale price was the...

I have been reviewing the Nanaimo Real Estate stats published by VIREB (Vancouver Island Real Estate Board). The single family home market was quiet during the month of February in comparison to the same time last year. On February 28, 2015 the average single family sale price was the same as it...

Whether you are selling your home, in the market for a new home, or just getting started with your home search, attending open houses in Nanaimo can be fun, interesting and educational. To get the most out of going to open houses, here are a few things you should know:

1.  If you're...

You've finally found the home of your dreams! After days, weeks or maybe even months of searching you're ready to make an offer on the perfect home in Nanaimo for you. You want this home, but you also want to make an offer that's fair to both sides, and one that you hope will be accepted. Here...

Most people planning on selling their home in Nanaimo know that a coat of fresh paint can make a world of difference when selling a house . . . but did you know that there is a right way and a wrong way to paint your home when you are selling it?

Here are a few general rules to follow to...

Depending on what part of the Nanaimo home selling market that you are in, you may find that there are more people trying to sell their home at the same time as you are. If you're in a competitive selling market, upgrading your home can make it more attractive to prospective buyers, separate...

Do you have a 'cozy' home that you are trying to sell? The fact is that for most baby boomers looking to downsize, a smaller home is going to be quite attractive to them. However, the challenge is that for many buyers who are looking to move from a larger home to a smaller home, there is a...