Nanaimo Real Estate Blog

Tradespeople in Nanaimo
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...

Absorption rates for September 2015 

Absorption rate is one of the key indicators on how the Nanaimo real estate market is faring.  It tells us the rate at which properties are selling.

I’ve reviewed the latest real estate stats published by VIREB (Vancouver Island Real Estate Board). ...

The essence of home staging is that you're trying to make your house look like a model home - even when you're living in it!

In today's competitive real estate market it's important to make a strong, positive impression on buyers who look at your home for the very first time. 

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To make sure that everything goes smoothly, here are 12 things you should do as a first time home buyer in Nanaimo:

1.  Credit report - Have your mortgage lender obtain your credit report.  Look at your overall credit score, credit card balances and other debt like auto and school loans...

Many home buyers in Nanaimo want to know, 'How do I know if it's a good time to buy a home?'

Often times what people are really asking is if they should wait to see if home prices go down.  Trying to time the market is never a good idea.  That's because, historically, home prices in...

Nanaimo neighbourhoods

The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) divides the City into 18 different Nanaimo neighbourhoods. With so many neighbourhoods to choose from how does one choose where to live?

Please click on any of the following Nanaimo neighbourhood links to be redirected...