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 […]

The House of Home: A Valentine’s Love Story

The House of Home: A Valentine’s Love Story

Ah, the day of love. The day your significant other sends you flowers, and some chocolates perhaps. Maybe you get them that coveted watch they’ve always wanted, or you get them that perfume they can’t get enough of. Or maybe you forego the material things and plan a lovely (no pun intended) experience for one […]

Trends -2020 style

Trends -2020 style

Stop … hang on, before you finish picking out that new kitchen cabinet or basement flooring. We did a little research and found the 2020 trends might shock (and annoy some people).  Let’s start in the kitchen (we are always thinking about food here so it works best to start in the kitchen).  Kitchens  Rustic […]