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Market Update May 2015

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2014 Pender Island Assessments – A quick analysis

It’s a little bit late this year, but I thought it time to analyse the assessed value placed on Pender properties for 2014 and see how this reflects our market and the current trends.
As usual, I have taken a random sample of 5 current listings in each property category to gain an average change and […]

New listing and new Video – 3702 Signal Hill Rd, Pender Island

This pristine 3 bed,2 1/2 bath, 2000sq.ft south-facing ocean and lake view home has it all! View decks in large living room & kitchen, generous dining room with European woodstove, loft master bedroom with private view deck & ensuite with underfloor heating, office, 2 car garage, auto start generator, 2 sheds — one with hydro, […]

2013 Pender Island Assessments – A quick analysis

Once again most of us have received our property assessments for this year so I thought I would do another quick analysis to see if any trends are emerging which may confirm what we have been seeing in the general real estate market over the last 12 months.
To do this I took 5 random samples […]

Spotlight On: The Wild Thyme Coffee House, Saturna Island

I thought I would start a new series on my blog, highlighting interesting businesses and locations on both Pender and Saturna Islands for local islanders and new visitors alike.
Today we are going to look at The Wild Thyme Coffee House on Saturna Island. I was over there a few days ago, and decided to stop […]

Updated Video – 2705 Doubloon Crescent, Pender Island

Please join me in an updated walkthrough of this attractive 1300 sq.ft., 3 bed, 2 bath family home on 0.44 acres in the Magic Lake area of North Pender Island, part of British Columbia’s Southern Gulf Islands.

Happy Halloween 2012 – Boris Karloff from 1932’s “The Mummy”

Happy Halloween! This year I decided to carve another classic horror character from the 1932 movie “The Mummy” starring the incomparable Boris Karloff in the title role. This was the most complicated carve I have done to date, but it seemed to work out pretty well. What do you think?

I Just Sold – 107 Farrow Rd on Saturna Island

I Just Sold – Pender Island Cellars

New Video – 8837 Canal Rd., Pender Island, BC

Captivating Ocean Views from this Country Estate! Over 15 acres of paradise has been groomed with tender loving care & no detail overlooked. The clean, contemporary lines of the 2914 sq ft 3+ BR, 3BA home are warmed by rustic, natural materials. Main level no-step entry features an open plan kitchen-dining-living area with cherry wood […]

New Video – 206 E. Point Rd, Saturna Island

ARE YOU A BUYER WAITING FOR THAT AMAZING GULF ISLAND DEAL? Then this 4 bed 3 bath home is most likely IT! Well built, fully permitted and with geotech report available, this 2009 built home is ready to move in. Located within a short drive of Saturna Ferry and close to other island amenities, this […]

A little Pender Island Reality

Well, we’ve made it through Q2 of 2012 and it’s been a tough year so far. A large and ever increasing Pender Island property inventory (187 currently on the MLS at time of writing) and less buyers with the disposable income to purchase recreational property, or whose retirement income has been hit by the world […]

Get the Most for Your Money

March 17, 2010
by: Howard Sanders • Blog, Tips

Don’t Pay Too Much

February 10, 2010
by: Howard Sanders • Blog, Tips