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Buying Vacation Real Estate in British Columbia – The Truth and the New Due Diligence

I have been wanting to write about our personal experience of purchasing vacation real estate in British Columbia, or more specifically Pender Island, for some time. I have in the past shared lots of “fluff” pieces filled with pretty landscapes … Continue reading

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A View That Amuses Us

This is a view that amuses us. An “in” joke. The view is quite lovely but every time we walk past it we jokingly make mocking remarks. You see there is a story. One Easter week, way back before we … Continue reading

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Fireplace Finished

I haven’t done a renovation post in ages mostly because we were at a bit of a standstill. The trim on the fireplace was giving us challenges, while at the same time we were just too frightened to cut the … Continue reading

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House Tour

Now would be a fun time to invite you to a virtual house tour, and the work that needs to be done. First we have the outside of the house. The outside of the house is in pretty good shape. … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Island Home

Two ferries and two patchy sleeps later we were on Pender. Now most people who have just bought a house without ever having set foot in it would be quite anxious to see what they have bought, but we are … Continue reading

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My Ikea Love Affair

Reality is now setting in. Our children may be having dreams of sea shells, beaches and climbing on driftwood, but we need to sort out the “real life” things that go along with having bought a vacation home on an … Continue reading

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Decisions Made On The Golf Course

So here we are. Kids have been dropped off at the grandparents (Happy Fathers Day Grandpa!!!) Clubs are in the van. Off we head to the golf course, paperwork for the house listing in hand. The conversation on the golf course … Continue reading

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