The Departure Bay neighbourhood in Nanaimo

Departure Bay is a beautiful Oceanside community, centrally located in Nanaimo.  It is close to all amenities including shopping, Hospital, and recreation.

The Departure Bay neighbourhood gets its name from the beautiful large bay that it…

Costs of homes by Nanaimo Neighbourhood

For real estate purposes, VIREB ( Vancouver Island Real Estate Board), has divided the city of Nanaimo into 18 different neighbourhoods.

With so many neighbourhoods to choose from how does one choose where to live?

The first step is to…

What is your Departure Bay home worth?

If you are wondering what your Departure Bay home is worth or what the real estate market is like in Departure Bay the following numbers may help.

The real estate market in Departure Bay is the third most active in Nanaimo.  Following closely behind…

The North Nanaimo neighbourhood

North Nanaimo is Nanaimos' most popular neighbourhood.  It is centrally located to shopping, good schools, parks and beaches.  Check out these North Nanaimo listings to see why more houses sold in North Nanaimo last year than anywhere else in the city.


The Diver Lake Neighbourhood in Nanaimo

The Diver Lake neighbourhood in Nanaimo is a great, affordable family neighbourhood.  It is centrally located and is close to Beban Park and Country Club Shopping Centre.  There are a number of great parks and walking trails in the neighbourhood.

Homes for sale in Divers Lake, Nanaimo


Homes in Divers Lake range in price from the mid $200's to the mid $400's on avearge.  Divers Lake is an affordable , central Nanaimo neighbourhood.  Divers Lake is central to shopping and recreation.  There are a number of parks and walking trails…

Sugarloaf Mountain in Nanaimo

One of the greatest delights of living in Nanaimo, are the views!  I am awestruck regularly by the panoramic views I encounter, as I move around the city.

Today I took a small hike up Sugarloaf Mountain. When you reach the top of the mountain you have the…

Schools in Nanaimo

When planning to move your family to Nanaimo; an important consideration will be the Schools in Nanaimo.  In most cases you will choose a school first and then determine which neighbourhoods are in those catchment areas.

Choosing a school is one of the most important…

Lovely ocean view character home in Brechin Hill, Nanaimo


Our office tour today included a lovely ocean view character home in Brechin Hill.  The address is 65 Dawes Street.  I fell in love with this home.  I was wishing that I was house hunting for myself.


For an older…

Nanaimo and area web cams

I was reading a blog post by another Realtor who works in California.  He had done a post on the web cams in his area.  I thought that was a great idea and thought I would do one on the web cams in the Nanaimo and surrounding area .

Here is a most important web…

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