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Market Minute - July 2018

(July 09, 2018, posted in Market Minute)


The latest news release from the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver confirm what we’ve known for months: detached homes are entering a buyers’ market and sales of townhomes and condos are slowing down as well.

Specific to the Sunshine Coast, the latest numbers show that between June 2017 and June 2018, sales of detached homes have fallen by 42 per cent. That’s a dramatic change in a relatively... read more.

Pricing your home to sell

(July 04, 2018, posted in Tips When Buying or Selling)


When selling your home, smart pricing is crucial. A common misstep is to price your property too high in order to give yourself some room to negotiate down to the price you actually want.

This is the worst thing you can do. The average public are not professional real estate agents but they ARE the ones that choose what houses to see. Regular buyers don’t see a price that can be negotiated down: th... read more.

Neighbourhoods of Gibsons: O'Shea/Oceanmount

(June 28, 2018, posted in Neighbourhoods of the Sunshine Coast)


Gibsons, BC is made up of nine different neighbourhoods and each has its own personality. Today we’re visiting O’Shea-Oceanmount.

Located half-way up School Road, O’Shea-Oceanmount separates Gibsons Landing from Upper Gibsons. Primarily residential, the neighbourhood is home to Gibsons Elementary which teaches students from kindergarten all the way up to grade 7.

Along Shaw Road, you’ll find Good S... read more.

Neighbourhoods of Gibsons, BC: Gibsons Landing

(June 24, 2018, posted in Neighbourhoods of the Sunshine Coast)


Gibsons, BC is made up of nine different neighbourhoods and each has its own personality. Today we’re exploring Gibsons Landing.

Gibsons Landing is where the town’s namesake first arrived over 130 years ago and was also the setting for CBC’s popular The Beachcombers. Today it’s one of the most visited attractions on the Sunshine Coast.

Each summer, visitors flock to the area for events like Sea Cava... read more.

Beach fires on BC's Sunshine Coast

(June 15, 2018, posted in About the Sunshine Coast)


More info on Sunshine Coast beach fires



Hanging out on the beach is one of the best parts of summer on the Sunshine Coast. As the sun sets, you might decide to extend your day by lighting a fire. But before striking that match, make sure you’re following the rules governing beach fires.

Ca... read more.