Grey weather tips

Posted on Jan 18, 2020 in About the Sunshine Coast

Despite its name, winters on BC's Sunshine Coast can be rainy and overcast. Here are some tips on getting yourself through our greyest days.

First off, be active! Play pickleball, badminton, or hockey or take the shuttle to Dakota Ridge for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Or go for a walk in the rain and focus on how much you’ll enjoy your hot...

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Tours of Exploration & Sunshine Coast Lavender Farm

Posted on Jan 12, 2020 in About the Sunshine Coast

BC's Sunshine Coast is home to many successful small businesses. Here are two that make our community a better place to live.

Catherine Evans has owned and operated Tours of Exploration since 1986. Tours of Exploration provides carefully planned adventure travel around the world as well as in Canada. Away from her business, Catherine enjoys hiking w...

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Pender Hill

Posted on Jan 05, 2020 in About the Sunshine Coast

Pender Hill is a "must do" trail on BC’s Sunshine Coast. A short 30-minute hike will reward you with spectacular ocean views!

The trailhead is found in Garden Bay which is 45 minutes north of Sechelt. Once at the trail, you'll find a well-worn, uphill path that winds through forested land and lush, mossy vegetation.

There are a couple of short, steep...

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Market Minute - January 2020

Posted on Jan 01, 2020 in Market Minute

BC's Speculation and Vacancy Tax was raised to two per cent in 2019 and 2020 is the first year in which affected owners will be hit with the full bill. If you own a home in the City of Vancouver, you may also be subject to an additional one per cent vacancy tax. Lastly, foreign buyers could be hit with an additional property transfer tax of 20 per...

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Gibsons & Watt and Stitch & Bobbin

Posted on Dec 26, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Small businesses are the lifeblood of BC's Sunshine Coast. Here are two local businesses that contribute to our high quality of life.

Stitch & Bobbin in Upper Gibsons supplies, equipment, and classes to quilters and sewers of all ages. Originally from North Vancouver, owner Stephanie Perrins says she loves the friendly people on the Sunshine Coast a...

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Avoid your property becoming “stale-dated”

Posted on Dec 19, 2019 in Newspaper Column

A listing can get “stale-dated” if it sits on the market for longer than it takes (on average) for a house to sell in an area.

This year the median time on market for the Lower Sunshine Coast (Langdale to Egmont) has been 50 days.

By area, median times are as follows:

  • Gibsons – 45 days
  • Roberts Creek – 55 days
  • Sechelt – 50 days
  • Halfmoon Bay – 56 days
  • Pende...

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