Real Estate News: Vancouver Island, BC

 

10 FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER MISTAKES

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2019-07-04 17:40:36
If you’re on the hunt for your first home and want to have a smooth and successful home purchasing experience avoid these common first-time homebuying mistakes. 1. Thinking you don’t... Read More

FORECAST: Real Estate – A Case of the ‘Yeah But’s’ Again

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2019-07-04 17:36:51
FORECAST: Real Estate – A Case of the ‘Yeah But’s’ Again by Ozzie Jurock It is wildly unpopular to be positive in British Columbia these days. We are... Read More

Steady Gains for Home Prices on Vancouver Island

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2019-04-18 14:37:01
March 2019 Real Estate Stats for Vancouver Island, Parksville, Qualicum Beach When it comes to the Vancouver Island real estate market, March entered more like a lamb... Read More

How the 2019 Budget Will Impact Home Buyers

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2019-04-01 19:05:25
Here is a summary of the 2019 pre-election budget and how it impacts home buyers and investors. Modernizing the Home Buyers’ Plan Currently, the plan allows first-time... Read More

More Than a Beach!

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2019-04-01 18:28:08
Parksville /Qualicum often refered to as Oceanside has miles of beaches many with boardwalks and seating but we are mroe than a natural paradise. We also must brag about our Community Arts... Read More

2019 BC Home Renovation Rebate Guide

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2019-03-19 16:32:39
Finally all assembled in one place, your guide to the 2019 BC Home Renovation Rebate Program. This document summarizes rebates and offers from Fortis BC and BC Hydro for... Read More

Cannabis Conversations

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2019-03-15 12:27:33
Cannabis Conversations     With cannabis now legal, Canadian homeowners may cultivate up to four cannabis plants per residence. However,... Read More

Sellers Market Leveling Out in Parksville, Qualicum & Nanaimo

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2018-12-18 16:45:36
The housing market in Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Nanaimo is finally starting to look a bit more balanced. For months we saw a strong seller's market with incidences of... Read More

Can You Predict the Future of Vancouver Island Real Estate?

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2018-10-24 14:54:28
What does the future hold for Vancouver Island Real Estate? Is it possible to predict the direction of Vancouver Island real estate trends? We have no crystal ball, but considerations like... Read More

Vancouver Island Real Estate - Good News for Sellers

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2018-08-24 18:06:16
The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) has released the July market stats and delivered good news for sellers. Overall, real estate on Vancouver Island has increased an average of 12% since... Read More

New B.C. Consumer Protection Rules for Real Estate - In a Nutshell

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-06-30 15:59:23
New Real Estate Rules Mean Total Disclosure On June 15, 2018, the Real Estate Council of British Columbia announced new rules for licensed real estate agents and brokerages. Designed... Read More

Parksville Offers So MUCH!!

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
Located on the sheltered east coast of Vancouver Island, Parksville and the Oceanside area of Vancouver Island offers  spectacular scenery, a temperate climate, natural environment and developed... Read More

Rejuvenate in Parksville

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
Spend some time in Parksville Qualicum Beach and recharge your batteries. You can do as much, or as little, as you like, in a relaxed atmosphere and at your own pace. Do the things that make you... Read More

Central Island Area

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
If you're looking to buy or sell in Central Vancouver Island the Dumbrell Marketing Group has over 40 years of experience and is pleased to be part of Pemberton Holmes. The Parksville area is a... Read More

What is your actual home value?

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
What is your Parksville , Qualicum & areas Real Home Value It always has been Demand and supply that determines the price of your home on the Vancouver Island real estate market. Since there... Read More

Top 5 Things Millennials Should Know When Buying Real Estate

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
Top 5 Things Millennials Should Know When Buying Real Estate There are 9 million Millennials in Canada, representing more than 25 percent of the population. Born between 1980 and 1999, the eldest... Read More

Mortgages- This and That

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
20 OCT 2015 THIS VS THAT This vs ThatVersus (vs) – as compared to or as one of two choices; in contrast with. At least once a day I get asked, what’s the difference between... Read More

How To Avoid The 7 Biggest Mistakes Refinance Shoppers Make

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
  Whenever interest rates drop or housing values jump, a refinancing frenzy follows. Whether you are looking to trim your mortgage payments, eliminate credit card debt or renovate, experts say... Read More

DO NOT SELL YOUR HOUSE!

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-26 21:51:28
Until you talk to your Exclusive Sellers Agent at 250-248-9996 - Dumbrell Real Estate Denise knows this is one of the largest financial transactions in your life and that is our specialty. After... Read More

The Best Kept Secret in B.C.

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2018-05-23 21:15:20
Rathtrevor Beach in Parksville is one of the province's most popular family destinations. Rathtrevor Beach is home to many resorts (along Resort Drive) and to the BC Provincial Park /... Read More

Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2018-05-23 21:13:13
Inventory challenges continue to moderate sales activity In January 2017, 245 single-family homes sold on the Multiple... Read More

Home Buyer Tips

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-23 16:31:28
It's a big decision and there is a lot to learn. If you have decided to buy a home the following information reference tools and finance guidance provided by "Dumbrell Real Estate" will help you... Read More

Obtaining A Mortgage

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2018-05-23 16:31:12
You are now ready to move forward, but do you know what you can afford. Most Canadian Banks are under very strict federal Government Qualification Guidelines. This is not your parents nor... Read More