Spring Cleaning Tips

Shannon gives an update with everything going on in the world, as well as some Spring cleaning tips. We are working inside the office as we have the ability to work virtually. The real estate market is still busy and the times we do have to physically show a home, we are taking the necessary …

WHW featuring Strata Insurance

This week our What’s Happening Wednesday is featuring insurance related to strata. To our knowledge, we have yet to have issues in Campbell River. However, Vancouver is having some disruptions. Insurance rates in Vancouver have gone through the roof due to deferred maintenance and an increase in repairs. Due to this, insurance companies have sky …

Owner Built Homes

We had some interesting stuff come up this week and thought we would touch on owner built homes. In order to build your own home, you need permission through BC housing. Once you get in touch with them, BC Housing will put you through an exam to test your knowledge on construction and the BC …

Property Tax Deferment

This weeks’ what’s happening Wednesday is all about property tax deferment In BC to qualify for property tax deferment you must Be 55+ (note, only one of the homeowners has to be of this age group) or be considered disabled with certification from the government Have a minimum equity of 25% in the home based …

Winterize Your Home

Not sure how to winterize your home? Here are some tips on what to do Check the main water valve for your home. Make sure it isn’t rusted or stuck so you can turn it on/off if necessary Store your hoses before the cold temperature come to avoid cracking For people in mobile homes, pipes …

Canyon View Trail

The Canyon View Trail is a great trail for all levels of walking. It starts at the logging bridge just west of Campbell river and takes you on a 4.8 Km loop along the Campbell River. New upgrades were completed this previous summer of 2019 by BC Hydro. You can find additional trails dispersing including …

2019 Readers Choice Finalist

Campbell River has spoken loud and clear, and we thank everyone we have had the pleasure of working with over the last 15 years! Every year, the Campbell River Mirror newspaper hosts an event where all local businesses compete for the Readers Choice Award, this year Shannon Marin Personal Real Estate Corporation was a Finalist. …