How Much is Too Much?

How Much is Too Much?

How much is too much? That is always a question that we hear when we advise people that they should start to declutter their home before selling. Homes with too much ‘stuff’ tend to be a tougher sell. It is hard to see past other people’s items and picture yourself in that space.     We […]

Getting ready for Thanksgiving

Getting ready for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving – yes it is still three weeks away- but if you are foodies like us, then the menu tends to get organized a bit early. Especially if you are hosting a giant family gathering.     Here are a few of our favourite recipe ideas- so you can wow your guests and yourself with some […]

Renting or Buying – Which is Better?

Renting or Buying – Which is Better?

One thing we as Realtors can always agree on is that the market is fairly unpredictable.  It can change at the drop of a hat, interest rates are a constant thing and as responsible Realtors, we want to make sure that you can actually afford the home you are looking for… which is why we […]

8 Tips for Going Back to School

Back to school time can be hectic for both you and the kiddos. Here are some tips to help ensure this school year gets off to a great start! Tour the school If your school hosts an open house, go! Familiarizing your child with their environment will help them ease first day jitters. Together you […]

Things to remember

Things to remember

You are moving, CONGRATULATIONS! Your move date is set, the finances are in place and you are ready to move to your first, second or forever home. Now, how to get organized for the move, how are you going to make this move not chaotic?  Kept in order and ready to unpack seamlessly at the […]

How to Tune Out!

How to Tune Out!

We are all guilty of being tuned in… ALL THE TIME! Especially for our amazing clients, but we also all need to remember to go a little tech-free and enjoy our family and friends this Summer.  So, we did a little digging and found 10 easy ways to reconnect, without being connected!  1- Set some […]

Staying Cool

Staying Cool

Summer is a beautiful time, full of things to do. With the Summer months comes warmer weather and that means we need cool areas to take a break from the Summer heat.   What ways can you keep your house cool, without cranking the AC? Here are some of our faves! 1- Unplug what isn’t necessary […]

Smart Home Ideas

Smart Home Ideas

Is it time to make your home, a Smart Home? First, what is a Smart Home?  A Smart Home is a fully digital home.   Second, why do you want a Smart Home? Technology is always growing, and if used correctly can be a valuable tool in making your life more manageable and enjoyable.   How can […]

Finally…Summer

Finally…Summer

Summer (as if it doesn’t already feel like it) is HERE!!!  We thought we would jot down a few ideas on how to make the most of it – a Summer Bucket List if you will.   Living in Nanaimo, we are extremely blessed with all of the gorgeous scenery to look at and explore.  So […]