|March 2018||February 2018||March 2017|
|Average Sale Price:||$551,392||$551,961||$502,185|
|Parksville / Qualicum|
|Average Sale Price:||$667,542||$628,632||$521,542|
Real Estate Statistics for February 2018
|February 2018||January 2018||February 2017|
|Average Sale Price:||$551,961||$522,608||$496,924|
|Parksville / Qualicum|
|Average Sale Price:||$628,631||$606,874||$481,737|
Nanaimo home sales decreased 11% in February 2018 when compared with February 2017. The average sale price increased 11%. The median house price was $545,000.
Parksville/Qualicum home sales decreased 23% in February 2018 when compared with February 2017. The average sale price increased 30%. The median house price was $560,000.
In Nanaimo for February 2018 there were 210 active listings...
It is true that a front garden, or an array of planters on a porch or balcony, will add to the appeal of your home among potential buyers. Selling a home in the spring months requires more attention to your outdoor spaces. However, there are ways to make short work of your garden chores.
Here are a few tips on how to create a low-maintenance garden to carry you through the selling season:
1- Easy container gardens. Use planted containers in a variety of shapes and sizes for a charming look in entrance ways or on a balcony. Pot your urns with a variety of tall, medium and trailing plants.
2- Incorporate perennials for easy care. Choose perennials as the backbone of your garden then add colour as needed with a selection of drought-resistant annuals.
3- Drought-tolerant plants....
You have just purchased your new home or are getting it ready to sell. Either way there are often DIY projects that need doing and taking on a DIY project can be a gratifying experience.
A key factor in DIY project success is careful research and safe execution.
Follow these tips to stay safe:
1 Dress with your safety in mind. Serious injuries can be easily prevented with a few simple precautions. If you have long hair, tie it back. Remove jewelry and loose clothing that could get caught in machinery.
2 Wear a dust mask, respirator and safety goggles. Understand the materials you’re working with and protect yourself against inhaling dust particles or fumes. Similarly, safety goggles reduce the likelihood of sustaining optical injuries.
3 When working with electricity, wear rubber-soled...