Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods

Time Travel, Timelines, and a Timely Topic: Pemberton Memorial Operating Room

By |2022-07-25T19:13:01+00:00February 1st, 2022|Historical Vancouver Island, Pemberton Holmes in the News, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|

I think we can all agree that, given the hypothetical choice, we would most definitely prefer to have an operation done in 2022 as opposed to 1822. But is that fear warranted, or are

When Our Ho(l)mes are Far Away: The Letters that Connect Us All

By |2022-07-25T19:13:16+00:00November 10th, 2021|Historical Vancouver Island, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials

Planning a Stay-cation

By |2021-09-07T22:47:10+00:00September 7th, 2021|Enjoying Your Home, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Uncategorized, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|

This year, why not consider a local vacation instead of travelling abroad? There are a number of benefits from staying at home during your summer holidays. By avoiding hotels and air travel, you can save

Unique Things to Do in Victoria, BC – Part 1

By |2019-09-25T17:31:41+00:00November 16th, 2018|Cultural Events, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|

We aren’t just about real estate in Victoria and Vancouver Island, sometimes we get some down-time, and want to do something unique for date night, hanging with our friends, or  for family fun day. The

Come To The Comox Valley

By |2018-12-07T18:58:04+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Cultural Events, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

If you’ve never visited the Comox Valley then what on earth are you waiting for? People of all ages can enjoy themselves in this up-and-coming area, from the shopping and easy pace of living to

Can Millennials Afford to Buy a Home?

By |2018-06-27T22:03:56+00:00June 27th, 2018|Buying a Property, Home Investment, Investing in Real Estate, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria, Victoria Real Estate Market|

In BC, and more specifically in cities like Vancouver and here in Victoria, home affordability can be pretty pricey. If you’re a millennial with a budding career and make a decent income, buying a home

What’s Happening on Salt Spring Island?

By |2019-04-08T19:33:43+00:00June 15th, 2018|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

Did you know Salt Spring Island has been a hot vacation spot for years? If you didn’t, it might be time to plan a trip to the gorgeous island. Located in the Salish Sea between Vancouver

Our Historic Esquimalt in Beautiful Victoria, BC

By |2018-05-29T22:03:04+00:00March 25th, 2018|Historical Vancouver Island, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria Real Estate Market|

Most of us know Esquimalt as a pleasant seaside community full of parks, waterways, and fabulous local real estate. Only ten minutes outside of Downtown Victoria, it is easily one of the most sought after

7 Things To Consider Before Putting Your Home On A Short Term Rental Site

By |2018-05-30T20:30:03+00:00February 9th, 2018|Home Investment, Short Term Rental Property, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

Thanks to websites such as AirBnB and VRBO, homeowners can now easily rent their homes, spare rooms, or basements to interested out-of-towners looking for a place to stay.   The procedure is fairly straightforward - and can be

Events in Victoria You Won’t Want to Miss

By |2018-05-30T21:21:29+00:00January 4th, 2018|Cultural Events, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|

We’ve rung in the new year and there are a ton of top local events ahead of us. If you’re looking for some family fun, check out these public events going on in Victoria!  

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