The market remains strong with only a modest inventory increase, and a slight raise in interest rates. In June, 621 single-family properties sold on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) system compared to 712 last June, a decrease of 13 per cent...
Savoring produce at the peak of freshness, meeting the people who raise and grow your food, and admiring the wares of talented artisans and craftspeople; there are countless reasons for supporting our Island’s Farmer's Markets. Listen to live music while you shop for locally made coffee, baking, jams & jellies, honey, jewellery, pottery, textiles, plants, flowers, wine, meat, and exceptional produce! At the Farmer's Market, you’ll find an amazing array of fruits and vegetables that you don’t see in your average supermarket: red carrots, rainbows of heirloom tomatoes, purple cauliflower, green garlic, watermelon radishes, and more. Food as real as it gets—fresh from the farm, and an added bonus, these farmers, ranchers, butchers, fisherman and artisans are also passionate cooks; who better to give plenty of free advice about how to cook the foods they are selling.
Summer is here, things are heating up, and you may be thinking of heating up the barbecue too. After all, what’s more fun than gathering friends and family for a Backyard gathering? When it comes to throwing an effortless BBQ, a little bit of planning can take a perfectly nice meal outside to the next level and make it a truly memorable event.
The kids have moved out and retirement may be on the horizon, so the idea of simplifying your life and minimizing your living space is only natural. Things like lower maintenance costs, less space to keep clean and financial freedom may have their advantages, but be sure to thoroughly examine what downsizing might look like before deciding if it’s the right decision for you.
After returning from my networking group in Scottsdale, Arizona with the top Realtors from around the world, one thing is certain, BC is a hot topic when it comes to Real Estate. A few years ago, it was hard to get stage time to talk about Vancouver Island or Nanaimo, but now it seems to be a topic of interest.
If you’ve never attempted gardening before chances are that the thought of growing your own vegetables — no matter how exciting — is a little bit scary.
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Regardless of its beginnings, in these modern times it is the one day every year where pranks are celebrated and shared with friends and family! Just for fun, we thought we might offer a few prank ideas for the more mischievous…
Artificial grass has been gaining significant ground establishing a reputation for being eco-friendly and more and more realistic looking. The question is whether there will be a time when it will become even more popular than real grass?
One of the most complex transactions most consumers will ever complete is buying a home, as such, it is very important that you understand what you are getting into. Here is a list of some common real-estate terminology and their definitions to help you on your way...
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