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Buying Land for Building a Home in Nanaimo, BC

  Thinking about buying land for building a home in the coming years? You have probably heard that this can be a strong investment, especially as the Nanaimo real estate market continues to grow. Buying a lot to build on can come with many different challenges, and knowing what to expect as you start to… Read More

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How To Turn Your Island Home Into A Relaxing Retreat

Vancouver Island has a reputation as a place to put your feet up and relax. Many cities on the Island are outgrowing their small town status (thanks to a strong Vancouver Island real estate market), and throngs of vacationers come every year to enjoy the plentiful beaches, serene forests, and laid-back atmosphere. For people who… Read More

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How To Stage Your Home To Sell

Are you putting your house up for sale with hopes of selling it fast? If you are selling in the red-hot Nanaimo real estate market, you probably won’t have any trouble selling your home quickly. Regardless of where your home is located, staging a home is an essential part of the selling process. It may… Read More

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Timeline To Closing On A Home Purchase in British Columbia

Have you ever closed a deal on a new home before? This can be a daunting process for first time buyers. In hot real estate markets like Nanaimo, closing on a home purchase can be even more fast-paced and stressful. It is important to understand how this process works, and to have a plan when… Read More

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Top Real Estate Markets on Vancouver Island

The Vancouver Island real estate market is one of the hottest in Canada right now. In our Nanaimo real estate market Q4 2021 guide, we shared some of the factors that are contributing to a historical seller’s market in the city. Many of these factors are affecting real estate markets across the Island too. Vancouver… Read More

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Top Neighbourhoods in Nanaimo, BC

The Nanaimo real estate market is one of the hottest in Canada right now.  The mild winters and peaceful oceanside setting have long been attractive for retirees, but more young families and working professionals are finding a new home in the Island’s largest city outside of Greater Victoria.  The city’s mix of neighbourhoods has much… Read More

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What to Look for When Viewing a Home

Conducting a walkthrough of a home can be a jarring experience. You have a wishlist, a set of expectations, and a list of red flags to avoid. Can you get everything you want? Unlikely. But, you can come pretty close. If you aren’t an experienced home builder, some common red flags might slip past you.… Read More

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Buying a Fixer-Upper: Is It Really Worth It?

Should you buy a fully finished home or put money into a fixer-upper? This is a big question for people buying property in BC.  The right renos can boost a home’s value significantly, but there are risks too. Renovations are expensive and unforeseen setbacks can cost you big.  That said, even if it doesn’t seem… Read More

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Guide to Moving to Nanaimo: What to Expect

After all the work of finding the right property and budgeting for the costs of your new home, getting ready to make your move to Vancouver Island is a cause for celebration.  There are many reasons why so many people are choosing to relocate to the Nanaimo area. Retirement, job prospects, and a relaxed West… Read More

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What to Fix Before Selling Your Home

Keeping your home in good condition can feel like a full time job. Unless you have plenty of time on your hands, it’s difficult to repair everything that you need to. When you are thinking about selling your home, you may have to make some tough decisions about what gets fixed first. In the red… Read More

Contact Jeff King, Realtor®

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To contact Jeff King directly to discuss your real estate needs, please do one of the following:

Phone me at 250-751-4902
Email me using the form to the right

If you prefer regular mail, you can send me your letter mail in care of the Sutton Group – West Coast Realty address below.

Sutton West Coast Realty

604 – 5800 Turner Road
Nanaimo BC V9T 6J4

Office phone: 250-756-2112
Office fax: 250-756-9144