Nanaimo Real Estate

Sept. 9, 2021

1489 Admiral Tryon Blvd | $2255000 | Stunning Waterfront Rancher w/ Sweeping Strait of Georgia Views

Located within the Columbia Beach neighbourhood of French Creek is a charming, character-laden, beachside house.  It is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom rancher, south facing, cul-de-sac location, & sits mere feet from the beachfront on the Strait of Georgia. Inside, you’ll find a spacious living room with adjacent dining area & ...

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July 19, 2021

3750 Ross Road | $499,900 | Centrally Located Uplands Family Home w/ Great Layout

Located in the family neighbourhood of Uplands, you will find this incredible 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home with a great open layout, living and family room, private back yard, and plenty of parking. Walking in on the lower floor you are greeted to an open entry way leading upstairs to ...

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July 12, 2021

What the Heck is a Cistern

Ever wonder what that big plastic green tank sitting on properties as you drive by?  This big ugly thing is called a cistern and is a holding tank for water.  This can be used for a catch basin for rainwater that is collected off of your roof down ...

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July 5, 2021

Heating Sources

There are a few different heating types and the advances over time have made them much more effective and efficient.  

Let us start with good old wood stove heat.  If you have ever got in from outside and had a fire going you just feel it in your ...

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June 28, 2021

Rodents

Rats!  A swear word that comes out of an inspector's mouth every time.  I haven’t found anyone that has heard they have little furry creatures in their crawlspace or attic and was happy about it.  

Let’s start with rats in the attic.  It is common ...

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June 23, 2021

402-3040 Pine Street | $229,900 | Beautiful Chemainus Condo w/ Ocean Views

Welcome home to the quaint town of Chemainus where you will find this 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit at Lockwood Villas, a quiet and yet highly accessible complex. This bright unit features ocean views, a galley kitchen with open living room that can include a dining space, a covered deck ...

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June 21, 2021

Slabjacking

What is slabjacking and why would you ever buy a house with issues like that?

To know why and how this may be an issue for you we need to know how the house is built a little bit. The normally concrete foundation is like an upside-down T all of ...

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June 14, 2021

Underground Oil Tank

An oil tank beside a house isn’t the most decorative item nor does it enhance the look of the house. At one time they used to find it better and easier to bury the large tank in the ground hiding it from view and allowing for a larger tank to ...

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June 7, 2021

Types of Plumbing

There are a few types of plumbing you might see in your home, or may not depending on the type of build, but if you can see the type of plumbing take a look and be careful of a few of them. 

Most common in a house 5 years ...

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May 21, 2021

Perimeter Drains

Perimeter drains are a very boring thing to talk about and spend money on but are very helpful to keeping water out of your house.  A perimeter drain runs around your house and then sends the water to the storm drain in most cases.  They collect the groundwater ...

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