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2011 BC Property Assessment
by Scott Piercy and James LeBlanc, January 13th, 2011

2011 Property Assessment Notices are now out. How do you feel about the value your home and property have been assessed at? Call us if you have any questions about your properties assessment. Real Estate value IS our business. Read

Vancouver Island realty - land for sale on Vancouver Island
by Scott Piercy, August 29th, 2010

Have you ever considered a move to beautiful Vancouver Island? Maybe you are looking for a great location to set up a new business, relocate an existing one, or even thinking about finding a great vacation property where you can spend time with friends and family. Vancouver Island offers a wide range of possibilities and there really has been no better time to make a Vancouver Island property purchase. The Vancouver Island realty market has many exciting properties currently listed for sale; so, whatever your purpose or desire in regard to your next property purchase, there is certain to be a piece of Vancouver Island realty that will meet and exceed all of your expectations. When considering Vancouver Island realty, it is worth taking inventory of the land for sale on Vancouver Island. The purchase of a piece of undeveloped land can offer an exciting option for those considering a property purchase. The wide variety of land for sale on Vancouver Island offers an abundance of possibilities such as building your dream home to your exact specifications with all of the features and finishes of your choosing or constructing a building to support your new or existing business. Whether you need retail space, office space or even warehouse space, or maybe you are hoping to build a vacation home or cabin near the ocean or a lake, Vancouver Island is the right place to make your next investment. The options are endless, but one thing is certain, the current selection of land for sale on Vancouver Island will provide you a wealth of options. Read

MLS Vancouver Island - BC MLS
by Scott Piercy, August 29th, 2010

When you are ready to purchase a new home or property in British Columbia the BC MLS listings will provide you with an invaluable tool with which to begin your search. The BC MLS listings provide an up-to-date and comprehensive listing of all the homes and properties that are currently available for purchase through licensed real estate professionals. The BC MLS provides computerized access to available homes and properties in addition to allowing realtors to customize the home and property search through clearly defined criteria set out by the buyer. There are a variety of ways a search can be customized including: a specific location, square footage, number of bedrooms or bathrooms and price range as well as through other features such as wheelchair accessibility. Through this kind of specific search a realtor is able to narrow down the options and connect their clients with the properties that best suit their needs. So, regardless of where in the province you are thinking of purchasing your next property, a realtor along with the BC MLS will be key in connecting you with a property that meets all of the criteria on your list. If purchasing a property on British Columbia's beautiful Vancouver Island is a consideration, the MLS Vancouver Island along with the services of a real estate professional will both be essential components of your property search. The Vancouver Island MLS is a co-operative effort of Vancouver Island realtors through the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board, and allows realtors to share the most up-to-date information possible about all properties that are currently listed through licensed real estate agents. The MLS Vancouver Island provides specific information about listed properties, photos and in some cases even virtual tours. The MLS also includes a variety of property types such as residential properties, commercial properties, business opportunities, undeveloped lots, condos, and any other property that is listed by a realtor. Read

BC Homes for sale And Vancouver Island Homes for Sale
by Scott Piercy, August 29th, 2010

Have you been considering making a property purchase in beautiful British Columbia? Well, if you have, now may be the time to make a move as the real estate market in British Columbia is heating up. With many exciting BC homes for sale, it is the ideal time to begin the search for the property that you and your family have been dreaming of. There are many wonderful communities in British Columbia, but when you are ready to start your search for a new home, you must consider purchasing a home on gorgeous Vancouver Island. Vancouver Island is located on the west coast of British Columbia and offers a wide variety of activities and attractions that will be sure to offer something for every member of your family. Surf on the windswept beaches on the Islands west coast beaches around Tofino, enjoy world class fishing of the coast of Campbell River, walk the endless beaches at Rathtrevor Provincial Park in Parksville, ski the slopes of Mt. Washington above the city of Courtney, or dive in the world class waters off Nanaimo; Vancouver Island offers outdoor adventures for everyone. Prefer something a little less physical? Well, Vancouver Island has something for you too. Take in a play or a concert in one of the many theatres, enjoy world class dining, with choices that will delight every palate, shop in one of the many malls or Victoria's downtown center, or take a quiet stroll on one of the many oceanside walkways. The diverse offerings of Vancouver Island will ensure that every member of your family will enjoy their favorite activities, or maybe even find a new one! Read

Victoria condo and Victoria Condominium
by Scott Piercy, August 29th, 2010

Vancouver Island continues to provide sound real estate investment opportunities in luxury seaside living. Located at the Southern most tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is the capital of British Columbia, and offers a variety of exciting housing options, and Victoria condo living is quickly becoming one of the most popular housing choices of discerning homebuyers. The Victoria condominium market offers an ideal opportunity to access home ownership for a wide variety of individuals. Whether you are entering the housing market for the first time, or are looking for an exclusive retirement residence, the abundance and variety of Victoria condos will surely enable you to find exactly what you are looking for. Among the wide selection of Victoria condominium options, are condos that boast unique floor plans, spacious private balconies with fabulous views of the Pacific Ocean or nearby mountains, and a host of other luxury amenities, such as onsite security and parking, swimming pools, workout rooms, and possibly even a clubhouse depending on the individual complex. With countless impressive choices, there is a Victoria condo that will meet the wants and needs of every buyer. Read

BC MLS listings and Vancouver Island Homes
by Scott Piercy, August 29th, 2010

The Vancouver Island housing market offers a wide variety of distinctive housing options for today's buyers. If you have been thinking about checking into Vancouver Island homes now is the perfect time to begin your search. From downtown condos to waterfront estates there are Vancouver Island homes that will fit the lifestyle needs of you and your family. Vancouver Island provides a lifestyle opportunity that is second to none. Whether you are a regular outdoor enthusiast, a weekend warrior, or enjoy a casual stroll along a waterfront walkway, Vancouver Island has something for you. Prefer to take in the finer things? The island offers plenty of those too, with art galleries, the much acclaimed British Columbia Museum, restaurants that will tempt every member of the family, and theatres, big and small, that offer plays and concerts, every member of the family will be sure to find something to fill their time. When beginning your search for homes and property on Vancouver Island, it can be useful to check the BC MLS listings in order to see what kind of Vancouver Island homes are presently available and on the market. BC MLS listings allow you to search for homes by area, square footage, or the number of bedrooms or bathrooms you are looking for. This information can all be useful when searching for your new home or property, making the BC MLS listings an important part of any real estate search. Read

BC condos and Vancouver Island condos
by Scott Piercy, August 29th, 2010

Vancouver Island lies to the south west of British Columbia's mainland city of Vancouver and is conveniently reached by float and commercial planes or by ferry from several points along the island. Having the mildest climate in Canada, Vancouver Island offers an abundance of year round activities such as hiking, sailing, kayaking, whale watching as well as world class golfing and fishing and miles of relaxing sandy beaches. One can also take in a variety of vibrant cultural experiences throughout the many seaside communities such as live theatre, fine and casual dining, luxurious day spas, artisan and farmers markets and plenty of boutique or mall style shopping. Whether you are in the market for a luxury retirement home or prefer to be in the heart of the city, Vancouver Island condos offer a wide range of options to please even the most discriminating home buyer. Among the many BC condos, the province's capital city of Victoria boasts an exceptional lifestyle perfectly balanced with a thriving cultural community, a picturesque Inner Harbour and a host of year round activities. Victoria enjoys a strong and vibrant business and real estate market along with a booming construction industry and a high employment rate, all of which have created a wealth of sound real estate investment opportunities. Read

Land for sale on Vancouver Island | Vancouver Island Realty
by Scott Piercy, August 29th, 2010

Vancouver Island realty offers a rich mix of investment opportunities such as estate acreage waterfront homes, exclusive retirement condominium and townhome communities, expansive family homes in private, upscale neighbourhoods and secluded luxury homes along private beaches. Surrounded on three sides by water, Victoria is on the southern most tip of Vancouver Island and is the province's capital city. With a pleasant year round moderate climate and soothing onshore breezes this vibrant city provides visitors and residents alike with a multitude of activities. One can enjoy leisurely walks along the harbour front, take in live theatre presentations, shop in one of the many artisan or local farmers markets, experience the comforts of a luxury day spa or enjoy an evening of fine or casual dining. There is also plenty to keep outdoor enthusiasts happy whatever the time of year, such as world class golfing and fishing, whale watching expeditions, hiking, kayaking, sailing and so much more. Read