What You Need To Know When Buying A FSBO

Many times home buyers in Nanaimo feel that if they buy a FSBO, also known as a 'for sale by owner' home, that they'll be getting a good deal.

But if you're not careful, that 'good deal' FSBO could end up being a money pit, costing you much...

Four Quick Ways To Adapt To Your New Neighborhood

Everybody seems to be super-busy now days, but what's the point in having a beautiful home in a great neighborhood if you don't know the goings on?

Here are four quick and easy ways to make the most of your new neighborhood:


Did You Know The Top TV Real Estate Shows Come From Canada?

You're probably familiar with, but you may not know that many of the top real estate shows on television have Canadian roots.

According to HGTV (based in Tennessee) three of its top 10 most-watched shows have Canadian...

The Three Most Important Things A New Homeowner In Nanaimo Should Know

You've finally found the perfect dream home you've been searching for and today is the big day!

Moving in to a new home is exciting and you've probably got a lot of plans to make this house your home. 

Here are...

The Most Popular Architectural Trends Today

Maybe you're thinking about buying a new home or doing some significant remodeling on the home you have now.  Of course, if you're going to spend that much money you want to be sure that you don't end up with something that soon looks outdated.


Why it makes sense to buy real estate in Nanaimo

Now, is the right time to invest in real estate in Nanaimo. I'd like to share with you why I believe the time has never been better to buy real estate here in Nanaimo.

Nanaimo is poised for growth.  I believe this to be the case for the...

Top 4 Free Real Estate Apps For Smartphones

It doesn't matter if you have an iPhone, Android or another type of smartphone, having these apps could save you time and money, especially when you're in a competitive home market like Nanaimo.

Here are some of the most popular and useful real...

Top 10 Real Estate Terms

Are real estate terms or abbreviations throwing you for a loop?

Here are the top 10 most often used real estate terms and what they really mean:

1.  Agent - also known as a Buyer's Agent or Seller's Agent, this is the professional, licensed individual who...

Understanding Property Taxes In Nanaimo

Like the old saying goes, you can't escape death or taxes.  And since you're reading this, let's talk about property taxes in Nanaimo.

With a few exceptions, here's how our residential property taxes work.

In 2013 the Nanaimo City...

What Is A WETT Inspection and Why Do I Need One?

A WETT inspection, also known as a Wood Energy Technology Transfer inspection, is a specialty inspection that take a look at all wood burning appliances, things like a wood burning stove or a fireplace, by a specially certified inspector....

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