Top 5 Home Trends for 2020

Top 5 Home Design Trends for a New Decade Whether you’re planning a simple refresh or a full-scale renovation, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in home design. Sellers who make tasteful updates can generate increased buyer

Top 5 Home Trends for 20202020-03-02T20:40:56+00:00

Hot Market Talk

Hot Market Talk If you’re going to be a home seller in the Cowichan Valley this year you may be in for a bit of a shock. Real estate agents now are regularly seeing bidding wars, and prices have soared over the

Hot Market Talk2018-07-19T22:37:26+00:00


The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) has released guidelines for the mortgage industry that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018. What does this mean for buyers and sellers?  Recent previous changes meant insured borrowers (those putting less than 20% of the value


First Time Homebuyerrs

Are you thinking about buying your first home? Not sure how it all works?  Don't know which neighbourhood is right for you?  If you answered yes to any of these questions and you are considering buying a home in the Cowichan Valley, you'll find the

First Time Homebuyerrs2017-06-30T05:00:42+00:00

Captain “Kidd” Johannsen & his crew of Privateers pillage for a cause!

This Summer I became part of a group of dedicated individuals from right here in the Cowichan Valley who pulled together to form a troupe, or “crew” I guess you’d say, of fundraising “Privateers”.  Now, Privateers are not Pirates.  Privateers are authorized to loot and

Captain “Kidd” Johannsen & his crew of Privateers pillage for a cause!2017-04-27T23:29:44+00:00

Maybe some Good News on the Horizon?!?

We received some information from the British Columbia Real Estate Association - BCREA - which reviewed the recent Bank of Canada interest rate announcement: Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - October 23, 2012The Bank of Canada once again opted to hold its target for the

Maybe some Good News on the Horizon?!?2012-10-25T23:33:20+00:00

Don’t Be Undersold

Real Estate markets change and market specific strategies should be employed for the market that you are in. While some might say that we are approaching a balanced market I can say that we are still very much in a Buyer’s Market. In a Buyer’s

Don’t Be Undersold2012-04-15T21:45:08+00:00
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