Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

5 Tips to Turn Your Starter Home into a Luxury Haven

Every homebuyer is looking for their own little slice of heaven, but not everyone has the budget to buy high-end. These quick and cost-effective home improvements will add a touch of luxury on a starter home budget. If you want to add value to your home without breaking the bank, watch this video and read on.

Light It Up!

If your starter home still has the same basic lighting fixtures you had when you first moved in, it's time to remove them. Replace any overhead lights with modern, show-stopping pendant fixtures to instantly update the space and bring it into the current age.

Every nook and cranny should have a pair of matching wall sconces or side lamps, so that no...

COMING SOON - Pacifica Waterfront Condo

1603 - 38 Front St  |  $699,900

Nanaimo’s Pacifica Development is right on the gorgeous waterfront of downtown. This unit features astounding views of Newcastle Island, Protection Island, Departure Bay, swinging out to Mt Benson and even as far as the coastal line of Vancouver. A central location and trips to Vancouver made easy with sea planes at your doorstep. Unit 1603 is nearly 1100 square feet, 2 bedroom, 2 bath and floor to ceiling windows in almost every room to take in the incredible views from every angle. This home has a gourmet kitchen featuring designer cabinets, gorgeous granite counter tops, an eating bar, stainless steel appliances and includes a gas stove. The dining area has plenty of sitting area and walks out on a large private, covered deck with natural gas hook up for the barbeque. The master suite is spacious with plenty of room for a king size bed. The ensuite features double sinks, a five foot walk-in shower and a good size walk-in closet....

3 DIY Projects To Do Before Fall

Home improvement projects can be fun and add value, whether you’re making your home space more usable, more attractive, or more comfortable. Here are three projects to get your creativity flowing based on your skillset.


Painting your front door can increase your curb appeal and give a feeling of newness to your entryway. Choose your colour in a glossy exterior paint – a quart...

COMING SOON - Ocean View Condo

COMING SOON | Ocean View Condo | 202-6181 Washington Way

  •  2 Bedroom plus den
  • $349,900
  • Upper Unit
  • Modern Open Plan
  • In suite laundry
  • Low strata fees
  • Pets and rentals allowed