Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

Homeowner's Checklist: Fall Maintenance Edition

Hey there, homeowners! As the vibrant foliage starts to paint our landscapes with rich, autumnal hues, it's a sure sign that it's time to tackle some essential fall maintenance tasks around your home. After all, a little prep work now can save you from bigger headaches down the road. So, grab your pumpkin spice latte and let's dive right into your newest DWA Homeowner's Checklist: Fall Maintenance Edition.

1. HVAC Maintenance: Keep Cozy All Season Long

The first item on our list is ensuring your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system is ready to keep you warm when the chill sets in. Here's what you need to do:

  • Change Filters: Replace or clean your HVAC filters to ensure optimal air quality and energy...

Working With A Seniors Real Estate Specialist

The decision to buy or sell a home is one of life's most significant milestones. It's a journey filled with emotions, memories and transitions. When it comes to seniors and their families on Central Vancouver Island,  this process can be even more complex. For seniors looking to downsize, move into a retirement community or sell their family home, working with a Senior's Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) can make all the difference. Today, we’ll explore why choosing an SRES® is the best decision you can make when navigating the real estate process during the golden years.

The Unique Needs of Seniors in Central Vancouver Island

Central Vancouver Island, with its stunning natural beauty and vibrant communities, is an attractive place for seniors...

JUST LISTED - 110 - 807 Oakhills Vista

    • $619,900 | MLS 943723
    • 5 Bedrooms
    • 3 Bathroom
    • Sprawling 1952 Square feet
    • $428 Monthly Strata Fee 
    • All Exterior Repairs & Maintenance Included in Strata Fee
    • Across from Colliery Dam and Close to All Schools & VIU
    • Minutes to Downtown and Transportation to the Mainland
    • incredible opportunity for growing family or investor 

For more information and photos, visit our website: or call us at 250-585-8910 to arrange a showing!...

Just Listed - 6215 Washington Way

    • 6215 Washington Way 
    • $710,000 | MLS # 943689 
    •  Detached Townhome
    •  3 Bedrooms 
    •  3 Bathrooms 
    •  1,597 Square Feet 
    •  $379 Monthly Strata Fee 
    •  In-Suite Laundry 
    •  Double Garage 
    •  Pet(s) Permitted 
    •  Rentals Permitted 
    •  Close to All Amenities


For more information and photos, visit our WEBSITE or give us a call to arrange a showing 250-585-8910!...

Just Listed - 156 Cilaire Drive


156 Claire Drive, Nanaimo

  • $1,350,000 | MLS 943501 
  • 4,076 Sq. Ft. 
  • 5 Bedrooms 
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Stunning Ocean & Mountain Views
  • Rooftop Terrace 
  • In-Ground Pool & Hot Tub
  • Double Garage & plenty of parking

For more information and photos, visit our website: or call us at 250-585-8910 to arrange a showing!


Beat the Back To School Blues: Getting back into a routine without missing out on Summertime Fun

The end of summer is near and that means one thing for parents and adults alike: back-to-school season is upon us. While the thought of getting back into a routine after a carefree summer might bring a little bit of the blues, fear not! With a little planning and creativity, you can transition smoothly from fun-filled summer days to the structure that seems to be demanded from us as the school year begins (which seems to happen whether you have kids going back to school or not).

In this blog, we'll share some playful and actionable tips to help you make the most of the final days of summer while preparing for the fall season ahead.

1. Get Outside and Soak Up the Sun

One of the biggest perks of summer is the endless sunshine and warm weather. As the days get shorter and cooler, it's...

JUST LISTED - 1545 Marban Road

1545 Marban Road, Nanaimo

  • $1,500,000 | MLS 942866
  • 1.34 Acre Parcel of Land
  • PLA in Place for 8 Lot Subdivision
  • Adjacent Recently Developed Area of Beautiful Homes
  • 2 Great Development Options:

8 Building Lots from 5,800 - 6,800 sq. ft. or
6 Larger Building Lots (4 Allow for Carriage Home)

  • 3 Bed / 2 Bath Home – 1,886 Sq. Ft.
  • Prime Neighbourhood
  • Close to All Amenities

For more information and photos, visit our WEBSITE or give us a call to arrange a showing 250-585-8910!


JUST LISTED - 351 Cordan Street

351 Cordan St, Nanaimo

  •  $999,000 | MLS 942414
  • 2,534 Sq. Ft.
  • 5 Bedrooms + 1 Den
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Large & Fully Fenced Yard
  • 2 Bedroom Legal Suite
  • Large Deck
  • Family Friendly Neighbourhood

For more information and photos, visit our CLICK HERE or call us at 250-585-8910 to arrange a showing!