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Which Home Improvements Add The Most Value

Whether you’re ready to sell your home now, or anticipating that you will one day, it’s a good idea to plan all your home improvements with a return on investment in mind. You can also save time and money by completing incremental projects each year as part of your spring clean-up (new year’s resolutions?) so…

Introducing… the Glamily Room and More 2016 Decorating Trends!

Here are some fun ideas for freshening up and adding excitement to your home decor. On line shopping opens up a world of opportunities which, with a little creativity (and we’re rich on that here on Vancouver Island), you can copy or modify to your own taste. I personally love the idea of fabrics that…

A Spicy Dinner Out

I’ve heard it say ‘don’t eat in a restaurant that has pictures on the menu’ but in this case, you’d be well-served to make an exception (there are plentiful photos on the website)!  I recently discovered the Spice Hut in Comox, thanks to the recommendation of my dear friends and clients Jim and Pat McLean,…

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…

Roll Up, Roll Up!

This year will be the 45th occasion of the fabulous Lighthouse Country Fair. Of all the local celebrations, this is surely the most genuine country fair around. Be sure to mark it in your calendar for September 5 for lots of old time fun. This year, for the first time, along with games for all…

Small Towns Beat Big Cities

Small Towns Beat Big Cities Living in Qualicum Bay, with Bowser as my go-to town, this delightful little blog resonated with me. I’m always telling buyers I meet about the joys of living here and encouraging people to explore our area as the best place to live on Vancouver Island! I’ve moved out. Way out,…

Valentine’s Day – Home Sweet Home!

Here comes another ‘special day’ that all too often, creates expectations for expensive gifts and on this occasion particularly, going out for dinner. I’d like to make the case for having a good time in your perfect home without doing either! I find the gifts I’ve treasured most over the years are presents that involve…

Turn Your New Year’s Resolutions Into Real Estate Resolutions!

It’s very easy to make New Year’s resolutions in the heat of the moment, but most of us are more familiar with the difficulty of sticking to the resolutions! It is possible but it does take focus, planning, and a determination to stick with your objectives. So, what’s a blog on new year’s resolutions doing…

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