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 Nanaimo, BC

Sales of single-family homes in March board-wide dipped by 23 per cent year over last year.

Last month, 309 single-family homes sold on the Multiple Listing Service® System compared to 399 in March 2018. In the apartment and townhouse categories, sales dropp...

November 16, 2018

The immaculately kept Willow Park is a gated 55+ community. It is truly an urban setting in a suburb. This mobile park backs onto a green space like no other. There are endless hiking trails weaving their way around Mt. Benson, to Westwood Lake, a jewel of a park that...

September 1, 2018

Some people will tell you that North Nanaimo is the ONLY place to buy a home. That couldn't be further from the truth!!  Not only is the Old City Quarter alive and well, it is a vibrant and THRIVING gem, one is is sought out for being  one of the few truly walking neig...

   

You named your first car Babe Magnet. You named your last boat Negative Equity. Shouldn’t your house have a name that reflects its personality too?

Naming a house isn’t something new. Historically, houses were not organized by number, or even by street.  Th...

September 9, 2017

Cinnabar Valley. It is as exotic and fabulous as the name suggests. A rich, deep gawge of rainforest, it stretches from the Strait of Georgia to the crystal clear waters of the Nanaimo River. Endless creeks flow down from the mountains, emptying into Richards Lake - a...

February 16, 2017

Nanaimo has some quirky street names . . . Bergen-op-zoom, Dingle Bingle Hill, and Twiggly Wiggly Road, to name a few. And of course there is the charming “Sherwood Forest” Community, bearing street names such as Robin Hood Drive, Sherriff Way, and King Richard Drive....

October 21, 2016

“Older home of diminished value.” In the Realtor.ca world, this description can be baffling. Does it mean house prices have dropped in the area? Does it mean the place needs fixing up? Or does it mean the dud needs tearing down? While I pride myself on the clear, conci...

Ahhh . . . Thank you NANAIMO for creating this delicious bar that is a absolute favourite from coast to coast to coast. But why stop at just ONE local specialty? We think EVERY neighbourhood in Nanaimo should have its own, customized treat. Today, we give you the spicy...

Ah, old homes . . . gotta love them. Builders of bygone eras were craftsmen, painstakingly installing custom details such as inlayed hardwood floors, wainscoting, and ornamental plaster work into the houses they built. However, it wasn't just architectural touches they...

February 27, 2016

Think your Realtor gets up at ten, quickly submits your home listing to the board, places a phone call for a sign to be placed in your yard, then goes golfing for the rest of the day? Think again!