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Category archive: British Columbia

10 Tips for Getting Your Home Sold

Buyers have choices. They make decisions about a property within a blink of an eye. Here are ten overlooked tips for getting your property sold.   1. Don’t get personal Whether working with a professional stager or going it alone, cut all emotional ties. Visit each room, remember the memories and then pack the sentimentality…

BC’s Best Beaches

I always talk to my real estate clients from out of town about the wonderful beaches in Oceanside and this great list provides the evidence. Of all the lovely places to be in British Columbia we rate high in so many and, when it comes to beaches, it turns out we’re not only on the…

Local Country Fair Makes a Splash

I took some time out this summer to attend a couple of country fairs – so much good old fashioned fun! At the Comox Valley Fair on August 23, we enjoyed a newfound event for me (an incurable lover of all dogs), and equally fun for anyone who enjoys a good laugh!  Dock Dogs, is…

Oceanside this summer

So much is happening in Oceanside this summer that you can do something different literally every day, and these aren’t just minor events! I’m going to feature three of the ‘big one’s’ but I encourage you to explore local calendars to find a lot more choices. While I’ve featured it before in my blog, the…

Lighthouse Country Fall Fair

Reserve August 30, 2014 in your calendar! It’s the 44th. Lighthouse Country Fall Fair and it’s a wonderful event that celebrates the seaside, our community and the great people who live here. As a member of the Bow-Horne Community Club, I’m thrilled to be part of planning and running this great day. I hope to…

Snowbirds Performing in Comox Valley

It’s that time of the year again! I saw the magnificent Snowbirds practicing in Comox last year and it was a wonderful event, not to be missed. Standing out in the sunshine watching these legendary flyers do their critically-timed stunts is tremendously exciting and provides yet one more reason to be proud to be a…

MARKET MINUTE: Balanced Market Conditions Moving Into Spring For Vancouver Island

The Canadian Real Estate Association(CREA) reports “sales activity across the Vancouver Island housing market area continued its gradual upward climb this February, with reports of healthy sales activity across the Board”. This month, I’m including this organization’s summary of Island activity, followed by my regular feature on performance specific to our area (Parksville/Qualicum). CREA Vancouver…

What makes British Columbia distinct, and what makes you proud to be a British Columbian?

CBC Radio, Almanac,  August 1, 2013 Just in time for BC day, CBC hosted a great show the other day with guest Howard Wright, Harbour Publishing. Listeners were invited to call in with their views on this question.  Howard led the conversation by encouraging everyone to ‘just look around you’ to see the spectacular, inexhaustible…

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