December 2017

How long is the ferry ride to the Sunshine Coast?

Posted on Dec 27, 2017 in About the Sunshine Coast

Without a permanent road tying the Sunshine Coast to the rest of the Lower Mainland, residents and visitors alike rely on ferry service to travel to and from the rest of the province. How long is that ferry ride?

Sailing time from the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal to the Sunshine Coast is about 40 minutes but that doesn’t include the roughly a 20-min...

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The end of dual agency in BC - December Market Minute

Posted on Dec 11, 2017 in Sunshine Coast, BC Real Estate Podcast

BC is set to become the first province in Canada to ban the practice of dual agency in all but a very specific set of circumstances. As of June 15, 2018, a single Realtor will no longer be able to represent both the buyer AND the seller during a single real estate transaction.

I believe the elimination of dual agency is overdue. When I’m selling a...

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Gibsons' advisory bike lane: How does it work?

Posted on Dec 03, 2017 in About the Sunshine Coast

Download the explanatory diagram for Gibsons' advisory bike lane here:

Tony Browton here at the Eagle View Heights info centre on Marine Drive with a quick explainer on the new Gibsons' advisory bike lane at Shaw Road. This new layout is actually quite common in Europe - If the Dutch can figure it out, it should be a...

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Exotic Fruit Nursery in Roberts Creek

Posted on Dec 03, 2017 in About the Sunshine Coast

If you want to know about growing fruit in Canada, The Exotic Fruit Nursery should be your first stop.

The Exotic Fruit Nursery, located on a few acres of land in Roberts Creek, BC is owned and operated by Annette Clarke with the help of her son, Nicolas.

Born in Germany, Annette moved to Vancouver fifteen years ago while performing research in Squam...

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