Quadra Island

Wanting to explore a new island but don’t want to travel too far? Check out Quadra Island by a quick trip on a BC Ferries boat! As part of the Discovery Island, Quadra holds an annual population of around 2,500 people fluctuating throughout the seasons. There are 310 square kilometers of native heritage, with a …

Elk Falls Suspension Bridge

The 1,807 hectare provincial park of Elk Falls is located at the east end of John Hart lake northwest of Campbell River. Multiple viewing spots are available throughout the park to see the falls. Established in 1940, you can still view old growth cedar trees and spectacular waterfalls. Be sure to take a walk across …

Oyster River Potholes

Oyster River potholes

As we know, summer is quickly coming to an end as the leaves change and the temperatures drop. If an opportunity opens to explore one more swimming hole before the season is over, the Oyster River Potholes are a must see! With some of the clearest water you’ll experience, this North Island secret is one …

B.C. to Introduce New Real Estate Rules in 2018

2018 BC Real Estate Rules

New rules stated by the Provincial Government will decrease shady deals in real estate moving forward. Restricting `Dual Agency,` where one agent represents both seller and buyer in a single transaction. An additional change in regulation is the requirement for transparency regarding entitled compensations. Read more from CBC

Rural Cabins, Cottages Exempted from Speculation Tax

rural property exception

With the new speculation tax for vacant homes in British Columbia, questions arise surrounding those who will be affected. A 0.5 per cent increase on 2018 property value for B.C. residents with second homes. Read more from Campbell River Mirror

Recreational Property Price and Sales Volume Increases

According to the 2017 Royal LePage Canadian Recreational Housing Report released this year, the majority of recreational property markets across Canada have seen year-over-year price and sales volume increases, although in a number of regions, trends differ markedly. While recreational property trends remain mixed in the majority of oil-producing provinces, high-priced competitive environments have intensified …