January 2019

Neighbourhoods of Gibsons: North Road & Park Road

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 in Neighbourhoods of the Sunshine Coast

Nine separate neighbourhoods make up Gibsons, BC and each has its own personality and feel. Today we’re visiting North Road/Park Road.

North and Park stretches east to west from Payne Road to North Road. Arrow-straight Reed Road makes up the northern boundary while the neighbourhood’s southern edge is a zig-zagged squiggle.

This neighbourhood has a...

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Why your home needs a carbon monoxide detector

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 in Home Ownership

Find a carbon monoxide detector on Amazon.ca by clicking here: https://amzn.to/2W1dc9Y

Called “the silent killer,” CO is a tasteless, colourless, and odourless gas that inhibits the blood's capacity to carry oxygen. This, in turn, can be fatal. That’s why it’s vital that your home have a CO detector.

You may be thinking, “This is all well and good, T...

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Why and how Canadian drivers should zipper merge

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Watch the zipper merge demonstration video underneath this post

The zipper merge is the standard in many parts of the world and has been proven to be safer, faster, and fairer than the wait-in-a-long-line method favoured by Canadian drivers.

The well-known politeness of Canadians is actually detrimental to a smooth transition through a bottleneck. A...

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Market Minute - January 2019

Posted on Jan 09, 2019 in Sunshine Coast, BC Real Estate Podcast

Twenty-eighteen saw tighter mortgage qualification rules, higher mortgage rates, and a foreign buyers’ tax that DOESN’T apply to the Sunshine Coast. What’s can we expect for 2019?

Predictions vary from a flat Vancouver market for the rest of the year to prices continuing to fall for the foreseeable future. As the Sunshine Coast is impacted by the Va...

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