Lynn's Nanaimo Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Agent - Royal Lepage Nanaimo Realty
The listing agreement is signed – now what? Now that the listing agreement has been signed what happens next? The first week after your home hits the market can be busy!  A new listing gets the most attention both online and off when it is new to the market.  Not only will the new listing get a l...
How to know if it’s time to sell your house? Is there such a thing as the 7-year itch when it comes to moving house?  According to; in the United Kingdom, the average person moves every six years and Americans move, on average, about every 5 years.  I think it stands to reason that Canadi...
Do Open Houses help sell homes?   Should I have an open house to help sell my Nanaimo home? This is a question that pops up more and more often these days. My husband and I found and bought our first home at an open house.  We attended the open house and made an offer that night.  However, in the...
How To Paint Your House Without Painting Your Self Summer is the most popular time to do house painting in Nanaimo.   While house painting can be a fun project for the entire family to enjoy you'll want to be sure that it's the house that gets painted and not the kids! Here are a few steps you ca...
Why Newcastle Island Should Be On Your Must-Do List Newcastle Island Provincial Park is a huge, 360 hectare island accessible only by boat.  It's a marine park rich in natural and cultural history where the entire family can hike the 22 km long trail system, bike or kayak, sail, picnic, and even ...
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 overlooks. Depa...
How to keep your kids busy this summer in Nanaimo Here are three fun ways to help keep your kids busy this summer in Nanaimo: Every Wednesday in June the Country Club Centre presents a free weekly drop-in playgroup for little ones and their caregivers.  Enjoy play, crafts, stories and songs with ...
How To Stop The Carpenter Ant Home Invasion Carpenter ants play a vital role in the ecosystem by helping rotted wood to decompose quicker. Unfortunately, carpenter ants don't distinguish between decaying wood and the good wood in your home.  You can tell if you have carpenter ants by looking for ...
Nanaimo Real Estate as of June 1 2014 - What’s selling & for how much?   The Nanaimo real estate market is still humming along. According to the current absorption rates we are still experiencing a sellers' market . How does one analyze the state of the Nanaimo real estate market?  This is a very...
Real Estate in Nanaimo - Absorption rates for May 2014    It’s been a while since I calculated the current absorption rates for real estate sales in Nanaimo. Using numbers supplied by VIREB (Vancouver Island Real Estate Board) I spent some time with my calculator to find the absorption rate as of...

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