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Buyers looking for homes for sale in Nanaimo BC have the choice of buying a new house or buying an older home. Here are some of the pros and cons to think about when deciding whether to buy new or purchase an older home in Nanaimo.

Pros to buying an older home

Genuine craftsmanship: Older...

If you’ve been shopping around for a new home, you may have noticed that a lot of Nanaimo real estate listings boast about how many improvements have been done on the home. At first glance that might see like you’re getting the most for your money. But did you know that not all home improvements...

Overall the Nanaimo real estate market in June 2019 was steady with a few more unit sales than in June 2018.  Even though it feels like the market is adjusting prices are still creeping up. 

The biggest change year-to-date is the length of time homes are taking to sell.  Other than patio...

Baby Boomers are downsizing in Nanaimo

The Royal LePage Boomer Trends Survey, released this year, found that 17 per cent of Canadian baby boomers (born between 1946-1964) are planning to purchase a new home in the next five years.

They found that 1.4 million boomers across Canada...

Many Nanaimo realtors advise that buying a lot to build on can be a good investment - if it’s done right. But it’s important to make sure your transaction goes as smoothly as possible. Here are 12 things to do and look for when buying a lot to build on in Nanaimo BC.

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Overall the Nanaimo real-estate market appears to have had a similar month in May 2019 as compared to May 2018 in most housing categories. There were just a few marked changes year-to-date according to the statistics released at the end of May by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board. Numbers...

April 2019 real estate sales in Nanaimo were brisk but still off from the same time last year in all categories of housing except for the sale of lots. The April 2019 real estate market stats, released by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board, continue to show signs of an adjusting market....

Home clutter is bad for your mental health, puts a dent in your wallet, and definitely isn’t good when you’re trying to make your house look better than the other homes for sale in Nanaimo BC. So, to keep your mind and your bank account happy – and to help get your home sold fast – here are six...

You’ve saved enough money for retirement to take care of your family. You’ve worked hard over the years, and the time is right to buy your dream vacation or second home.

According to real estate agents in Nanaimo who work with second home buyers, there are five important things to know...

March 2019 was similar to February 2019 in that the Nanaimo real estate market stats, released by the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board, continue to show signs of an adjusting market.

Unit sales are down in all property types with prices holding steady in single family homes and...