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 […]

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 […]

New year, New you, New home?

New year, New you, New home?

Okay, so we know that everyone and their mother is setting goals, setting plans and making sure that they are ready to kill it in 2020 and throughout the decade.   But, while you are minimalizing, reorganizing it might also be time to take a step back and understand when it might be time to look […]

Here Comes a New Decade

Here Comes a New Decade

HERE COMES A NEW DECADE, so this year’s resolutions are going to be pretty big.  Why not have a few house resolutions to add to the list;) If you are a first-time buyer, you should DEFINITELY be adding a homeownership fund.  Grab a jar and every time you have change toss it in, especially when […]