Nanaimo Real Estate Blog

Becoming A Landlord

The majority of Nanaimo real estate agents make their living helping people to buy and sell homes that they will live in.  But there’s a big difference between buying a home of your own and purchasing investment property in Nanaimo.

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Home staging is a great way to set your home apart from the other Nanaimo homes for sale.

The good news is that there are quite a few things you can do yourself to make your home look like it was professionally staged.

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Nanaimo real estate agents always love taking their buyers to a home that’s been newly improved.

That’s because it’s always easier to sell a house that has been updated.  Prospective buyers aren’t faced with the task of remodeling. ...

It’s an exciting time when you finally find the perfect home to purchase for yourself or your family.  It could be that you love everything about it including the fact that it fits your price range.  The only problem is that it needs some improvements or upgrades. ...

This time of the year there are quite a few homes for sale in Nanaimo. 

Having a variety of homes to choose from is a good thing if you’re a buyer.  But it’s not so good if you’re trying to sell your home. 

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Real Estate in Nanaimo - Absorption rates as of September 30, 2018

We are two thirds of the way through 2018 and the Nanaimo real estate market is softening.

Several key factors have impacted the market including the new mortgage requirements and the recently introduced stress test...

The Nanaimo real estate market is adjusting.  The good news is that the numbers appear to reflect that we are experiencing a balanced market.  A balanced market is a much more comfortable market for buyer’s than the seller’s market we have been experiencing over the past three years. Lower...

A growing number of people are discovering that the Nanaimo real estate market is a great place to buy an investment home but aren’t sure how to start. Here are three frequently asked questions about buying an investment home in Nanaimo.

Buy & Hold vs. Fix-And-Flip Which is better?

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Top-rated Nanaimo Realtors will tell you that bigger isn’t always better when it comes to home ownership. If you’re just starting out and need room to grow, or already have a family, then having some extra space can be a big bonus. But all homeowners reach a point in their lives when the time...

Pictures sell homes! Most real estate buyer's these days start their search for a home online before they even consider getting into their car to do a drive by. First impressions matter; that’s why it is so important to have good pictures of your home.

In most cases, when I take a new...