Posts Tagged "remax nanaimo"

Tax Assessments are out and they’re not (really) accurate.

This post was written in 2011 to further an earlier version from 2009. The findings here have held true for the years since then so I am leaving the data and findings from 2011 intact rather than continually updating them….

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Photo Tour of Nanaimo

Ryan Coffey

As this is the internet, I generally figure that most people looking at this blog have either not spent a lot of time here or have not been at all. Here is a gallery of images that will give you…

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Maintain your home and keep it pest free!

Ryan Coffey

Once in a while I depart from talk about Nanaimo real estate, and find madness on the web that is in some way real estate related. This is the just for fun section of the blog. Here is my latest…

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Nanaimo (aka 7 Potatoes) from a foreign perspective: Particularly Japan.

Ryan Coffey

I am from “The Island.” Born and raised. However, any of you who have talked to me for more than five or ten minutes will know that I spent four years living in Japan and continue to have a strong…

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Real Estate Terms: ALR

Ryan Coffey

One term that you may find useful to know while searching for acreages is Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR). This is land that was set aside during the food supply scare of the 70’s so that BC would always have a…

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City Offers 10 Years Without Taxes as Incentive for New Hotel

The article below came up in the local newspaper, The Nanaimo Daily News, last week and I thought it was worth sharing despite the delay. The hotel was never built  due to financial issues with the developer who was supposed…

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New Economy, New Kinds of Homes

Ryan Coffey

I just came across an intersting article from the Wall Street Journal which I will link to below. It describes how in America’s current real estate market, the (presumably few) homes that are being built are being made to reflect…

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A Photo Tour of Nanaimo

Ryan Coffey

This blog is as much about Nanaimo as it is about real estate. People come to this blog when they are looking for information about Nanaimo real estate as well as about the town itself. After all, if you’re thinking…

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Should I buy a new home or a used one?

Ryan Coffey

The following is an article I found from Canada Realty News that I thought was worth sharing. When trying to decide whether to buy an older home or a newly constructed one, many questions come to mind. Start by educating…

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But, I want to keep it!

Ryan Coffey

A big part of listing your home is making it look its best. A big part of that is putting certain items in view that bring out the better qualities of the home. Something like how a lady wearing the…

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