Real Estate News: Vancouver Island, BC



Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2022-04-30 13:03:02
After years in Design with Covid created approval slow downs  the "Residences at the WhistleStop" on Mansfield Drve in Courtenay is almost ready for pre-sales opertuinities  There is... Read More

Bank of Canada raises interest rates

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2022-03-09 18:05:04
  Local Canadians have been expecting the Bank of Canada to raise the interest rates, but by just how much? On March 2, 2022, the Bank of Canada raises interest rates... Read More

BC Home Renovation Rebate Guide

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2021-05-03 00:03:00
Finally all assembled in one place, your guide to the 2019/2020 (on most) BC Home Renovation Rebate Program. This document summarizes rebates and offers from... Read More

PARKSVILLE / QUALICUM is More Than a Beach!

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2021-05-03 00:00:24
Parksville /Qualicum often refered to as Oceanside has miles of beaches many with boardwalks and seating but we are mroe than a natural paradise. We also must brag about our Community Arts... Read More

Looking Forward and Backwards in Real Estate Investment

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2021-05-02 23:30:15
This is amongst one of the best aticles written on BC Real Estate , It's Past and it's Future . It s written by BC TV's Real Estate personality Ozzie Jrrock Time comes and go but the... Read More

Obtaining A Mortgage -Best Rates and Qualifying

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2021-05-02 23:28:06
There should be no panic as the indication from the Federal Bank of Canada in late April 2021 is that if the Canadian Economy keeps surging we can expect rates will go up in 2022, However the... Read More

The Future of Vancouver Island Real Estate

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2021-04-16 14:43:13
What does the future hold for Vancouver Island Real Estate? Is it possible to predict the direction of Vancouver Island real estate trends? We have no crystal ball, but considerations like... Read More

Cannabis Conversations for Homeowners and Commercial Tips

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2021-04-16 14:22:44
Cannabis Conversations     With cannabis now legal, Canadian homeowners may cultivate up to four cannabis plants per... Read More

This article is being updated with new BCREA stats

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2021-03-24 17:09:33
So here is a link that will give you more statistical information than anywhere else on BC Real Estate.  FOLLOW THIS... Read More

VALUES IN 2021 using these FREE BC Interactive Maps

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2021-03-24 16:26:55
FREE FOR YOUR USE! USE THIS LINK: These are... Read More

What is actually Happening on Vancouver Island and in BC

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2021-03-24 16:18:54
In 2021 on Vancouver Island we are still seeing record high sale prices. Many home owners are receiving multiplr competing offers and are selling over their asking price. This means a NEW Market... Read More

Mortgages- This and That -Times Have Changed

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-06-03 00:51:36
For further information contact  Denise Dumbrell a Mortgage Expert with close to 14 years expertise including manah=gement of a Multi-office Mortgage Brokerage and a Licensed realtor or her... Read More


Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-06-03 00:43:34
Until you talk to our Exclusive Sellers or Buyers  Agents @  250-248-9996 - Dumbrell Real Estate Denise knows this is one of the largest financial transactions in your life and... Read More

Parksville Offers So MUCH!!

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-04-15 12:09:04
It is a piece of Paradise   The area developed as the summer get-a-way for southern Island Residentds and has developed into One of Canada's top  Recreation and Retirement... Read More

Why the Central Island Area

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-04-15 12:02:30
If you're looking to buy or sell in Central Vancouver Island the Dumbrell Marketing Group has over 45 years of experience and is pleased to be part of Re/max ph  us 250.248.9996 The... Read More

Rejuvenate in Parksville

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-04-15 11:58:41
Spend some time in Parksville Qualicum Beach and recharge your batteries. You can do as much, or as little, as you like, in a relaxed atmosphere and at your own pace. Do the things that make you... Read More

The Best Kept Secret in B.C.- Life is a Beach !

Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2020-04-15 11:57:19
Rathtrevor Beach in Parksville is one of the province's most popular family destinations. Rathtrevor Beach is home to many resorts (along Resort Drive) and to the BC Provincial Park /... Read More


Posted by Denise Dumbrell
2020-04-15 11:55:52
If you’re on the hunt for your first home and want to have a smooth and successful home purchasing experience avoid these common first-time homebuying mistakes. 1. Thinking you don’t... Read More

Avoid Huge Mortgage Refinance Mistakes Shoppers Make

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-04-15 11:47:49
  Whenever interest rates drop or housing values jump, a refinancing frenzy follows. Whether you are looking to trim your mortgage payments, eliminate credit card debt or renovate, experts... Read More

Top 5 Things Millennials Should Know When Buying Real Estate

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-04-15 11:43:08
Top 5 Things Millennials Should Know When Buying Real Estate There are 9 million Millennials in Canada, representing more than 25 percent of the population. Born between 1980 and 1999, the... Read More

B.C. Rules for Real Estate - In a Nutshell

Posted by Wayne Dumbrell
2020-04-15 11:31:46
New Real Estate Rules Mean Total Disclosure The Real Estate Council of British Columbia announced new rules for licensed real estate agents and brokerages. Designed to increase... Read More