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Home buyers and sellers around the world are becoming more environmentally-conscious, and people in Nanaimo are no exception. Making your home green will help the environment, save you money, and help your property for sale in Nanaimo stand out from the other houses on the market.

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    Yours is one of the best houses for sale in Nanaimo BC, except for one tiny little thing. Next door are the neighbors from h***.

    The neighbors are a problem for a lot of reasons, especially if they’re responsible for your deal falling through.…

    What makes some homes for sale in Nanaimo sell faster than others? The key to getting your full asking price and giving buyers what they’re looking for is the design of your home and the way it looks.

    Let’s take a look at some of the top new design trends for 2020:

    1. Luxurious velvet…
    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…
    Does Your Home Have Knob And Tube Wiring?

    If you own an older home in Nanaimo, one that was built in the late 1800s or early 1900s, you may have something called 'knob and tube' wiring and not even realize it.

    Like the name suggests, knob and tube wiring consists of insulated ceramic…

    Carriage homes in Nanaimo: What do I need to know?


    In Nanaimo, the City Council adopted a Bylaw Amendment in 2008 which permits secondary suites referred to as “ Carriage Homes”.  

    A Carriage home is intended for rental purposes or as independent living space for family members…

    The Top Paint Colour For 2015

    Are you thinking about sprucing up your house in Nanaimo for the New Year?

    Painting is one of the easiest and least expensive home improvements you can make, but it is also one of the most impactful things that you can do.  A new coat of paint works wonders,…

    Five Easy Ways To Lower Your Home Insurance

    While home insurance doesn't account for a big part of your mortgage, it is one of those little costs that can quickly add up if you're not careful.

    Here are the top 5 ways to lower your home insurance costs:

    1.  Shop Around


    How To Paint Your House Without Painting Your Self

    Summer is the most popular time to do house painting in Nanaimo.  

    While house painting can be a fun project for the entire family to enjoy you'll want to be sure that it's the house that gets painted and not the kids!

    Here are a…

    How To Stop The Carpenter Ant Home Invasion

    Carpenter ants play a vital role in the ecosystem by helping rotted wood to decompose quicker.

    Unfortunately, carpenter ants don't distinguish between decaying wood and the good wood in your home.  You can tell if you have carpenter ants by…

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