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2011 

New homes for sale in Nanaimo There are many new homes for sale in Nanaimo including single family homes, townhouses and condos.  However, buying a new home is a bit different than purchasing a resale home.  For one thing HST is charged on new construction.  The HST can be a very confusing thing ...
02/28/2011
Nanaimo neighbourhoods When people relocate to Nanaimo or just make a move within the city they often want to know which Nanaimo neighbourhoodsare best for their needs.  To determine the best Nanaimo neighbourhood for your family it is important to determine your requirements. For young families ...
02/27/2011
Preparing your home for the spring real estate market  Now is the time to prepare your home for the spring real estate market.  Every year spring brings out a surge of  buyers looking for the elusive perfect home. The normal surge in the spring market usually begins in March in Nanaimo.   Getting...
02/26/2011
Home Renovations that pay off when you sell your house Are you wondering what type of home renovations pay off when you go to sell your house?  In some instances renovating your home can make your home more valuable.   In yesterday's blog post we talked about whether you should renovate before yo...
02/26/2011
 Should I renovate before I sell my home? I often get asked" Should I renovate before I sell my home?"  This is a tricky question because often updated homes will be easier to sell and command a higher price.  However, it is a bit of a catch 22 because according to the Appraisal Institute of Cana...
02/25/2011
Nanaimo homes for sale with pools There are currently several Nanaimo homes for sale with pools on the market.  I thought it would be helpful to Nanaimo home buyers to review what is available for sale.  I have had a look at homes that are currently listed with a pool and decided to do a review b...
02/24/2011
Real Estate in Nanaimo -  Spring 2011 outlook The question I hear most often these days is "What is the real estate market in Nanaimo going to be like this spring?"   I wish I could accurately forecast that.  However, based on stats from VIREB and information from BCREA I would propose that the f...
02/23/2011
Why would I want to relocate to Nanaimo? "Why would I want to relocate to Nanaimo?" you ask?    I love being asked that question.  In fact talking about living in Nanaimo is one of my favourite topics!  Of course, I am a Nanaimo REALTOR and talking about the Nanaimo real estate market is what I d...
02/22/2011
New Canadian Mortgage rules - Pros and Cons The new Canadian mortgage rules, beginning March 18th, force homeowners, or those looking to purchase a home, to focus on the future and long-term stability.  What does this mean to you as a Nanaimo area homeowner? Canada has been conservative with its ...
02/18/2011
Not sure what the current housing prices in Nanaimo are? Are you interested in buying a home, but want to determine the current state of the real estate market in Nanaimo before beginning your search? Look no further! The best indicator of housing prices in Nanaimo is for us to review the past ye...
02/11/2011
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