International Buyers: Don’t Get Lost in Translation

International Buyers: Don’t Get Lost in Translation

(繁體中文 / 简体中文) Over the years, we have seen an upwards-growing trend in buyers coming to us internationally. It’s no surprise that there is global interest in our market – Nanaimo is a wonderful place! Much of our housing and commercial buildings are undervalued compared to the Mainland or Victoria, making them prime targets for […]

Random Acts of Kindness: Giving Back As a Lifestyle

Random Acts of Kindness: Giving Back As a Lifestyle

RE/MAX of Nanaimo and the Charlie Parker Team have become known for their contribution to the community. It is likely that you will see a RE/MAX tent, balloons, and agents volunteering their time and resources to the many needs of our city. Random Acts of Kindness Under the RE/MAX balloon, individual REALTORS® choose to spend much of […]

Real Estate in Nanaimo: A Changing Landscape?

Real Estate in Nanaimo: A Changing Landscape?

Real estate in Nanaimo is shifting. The Canadian real estate market is stable and continues to attract positive attention from investors, which includes international investors and projects. Nanaimo was in a holding pattern in the last couple of years and into early 2014. Now real estate in Nanaimo is experiencing an increase in home sales and building […]

Island Ferry Services Ready to Move Forward

Island Ferry Services Ready to Move Forward

Dave Marshall, Director of Marine operations for Island Ferry Services, says the passenger ferry project between Downtown Nanaimo and Downtown Vancouver is ready to move forward. The boats have been constructed and are ready to be imported. All the necessary infrastructure, such as terminals, staff, and other clearances, is in place or will be soon. […]

Why Use A Buyers Agent

Why Use A Buyers Agent

A buyers agent specializes in the home buying process representing the home-buyer not the seller. Your buyers agent has an ethical obligation, and is required by law, to negotiate the best price and terms for the home-buyer. The Charlie Parker Team buyers agents have legal and ethical obligations to put the home-buyer’s interests first… And […]

Quest For Excellence Bursary Program

Quest For Excellence Bursary Program

RE/MAX of Western Canada has a total of $16,000 in excellence bursaries to give to Western Canada’s 2017 grade 12 students. The Quest for Excellence bursary program is offering 16 x $1,000 bursaries for grade 12 students graduating in 2017. The annual RE/MAX Quest for Excellence program encourages graduating students from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, North West and […]