September Blog – Fall Festivities

September Blog – Fall Festivities

Festive Fall Activities Fall is certainly one of the most beautiful times of the year. Here on Vancouver Island, giant trees shine in resplendent colour, creating a tapestry of reds, golds, and greens in our communities. There are many ways to take in the vibrant festivities and beauty of the season; our team is here […]

Must-See Swimming Holes on Vancouver Island

Must-See Swimming Holes on Vancouver Island

The Best Swimming Holes on Vancouver Island If you live on Vancouver Island, have visited Vancouver Island, or have maybe only seen pictures of Vancouver Island, there is no denying that it is a beautiful place! Summer is arguably the best time of year on Vancouver Island. We have put together a list of our […]

May Blog 2021 – Summer Reads

May Blog 2021 – Summer Reads

May 28, 2021 Summer is right around the corner! This May, we are delighted to share with you a list of favourite summer reads recommended by members of the Charlie Parker Team. The Bees – Laline Paull Tara’s Favourite During the summer of 2014 I came across Laline Paull’s The Bees, a novel about the […]

May 2020 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

May 2020 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

Higher May Real Estate Sales Indicate a Recovering Market While COVID-19 had a significant impact on the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board’s (VIREB) housing market in April, the board’s May 2020 Nanaimo Real Estate numbers indicate that the market may already be recovering. Last month, 246 single-family homes sold on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) […]

April 2020 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

April 2020 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats

IMPACT OF COVID-19 HITS HOME IN APRIL April 2020 Nanaimo Real Estate Market Stats. The anticipated impact of COVID-19 on VIREB’s housing market became a reality in April, with sales of single-family homes dropping by 54 per cent year over year. Last month, 189 single-family homes sold on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) System compared to […]

Showing a House Safely During COVID-19

Showing a House Safely During COVID-19

The buying and selling process can be complicated even in normal circumstances. So how is showing a house safely during COVID-19 even possible? COVID-19 creates new questions and concerns for consumers and REALTORS®. This can add significantly to the challenges of a real estate transaction. Thankfully we have technology and tools that we’ve used for years […]

March 2020 Nanaimo and Area Real Estate Market Stats

March 2020 Nanaimo and Area Real Estate Market Stats

Here are the Nanaimo and Area Real Estate Market Stats for March 2020. For an more in depth breakdown of what’s happening in a specific area, contact us at (250) 751-1223  and ask for the Charlie Parker team or email info@nanaimorealestate.com. March 2020 Real Estate Market Stats DEMANDING TIMES BUT REALTORS® ARE UP TO THE TASK […]

February 2020 Nanaimo and Area Real Estate Market Stats

February 2020 Nanaimo and Area Real Estate Market Stats

Here are the Nanaimo and Area Real Estate Market Stats for February 2020. For an more in depth breakdown of what’s happening in a specific area, contact us at (250) 751-1223  and ask for the Charlie Parker team or email info@nanaimorealestate.com. Nanaimo and Area February 2020 Real Estate Market Stats HIGHER FEBRUARY SALES A POSITIVE SIGN […]