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“We are your source for real estate in Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Deep Bay and Surrounding area.”


Ron and his team take pride in developing long-term relationships based on mutual respect. Above all, we have an uncompromising dedication to the highest principles of professionalism and integrity. We continually strive to exceed our client’s expectations, bringing full service and added value to each and every real estate transaction.

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Ron & Peggy have successfully partnered in real estate since 1986, mastering every type of market condition. Peggy has over 20 years experience as a licensed REALTOR® and now puts her varied talents to use as Ron’s full-time Administrative Assistant and Marketing Coordinator.

“Repeat-clients and referrals have been essential to the longevity of our careers”, Peggy notes. “We both believe a REALTOR’S® primary job is to educate. It is only by sharing our ever growing knowledge and experience that our clients are able to make wise choices.

Ron is a Residential Relocation Specialist and a certified Senior’s Real Estate Specialist®. He has valuable experience in every type of real estate transaction from career transfers to recreational purchases – expanding families to empty nesters – first time Buyers to retirement planning and more.

Ron is an excellent negotiator – he just won’t let an offer die. He is a natural problem solver and his creativity and perseverance shine when a deal needs something extra to make it work.
Whatever the market conditions, homes offering the best value sell quickly. Beat other homebuyers to the hottest new homes for sale in the beautiful communities of Nanoose Bay, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Errington, Bowser & Deep Bay with my New Listings Notification.

Please browse my website for listings, reports and important local real estate information. We provide FREE consultations and home evaluations – why not contact us now?
We are there to serve you before the sign goes in the ground and long after the keys exchange hands on moving day.


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Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

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Lack of Inventory Continues to Drive Housing Market

December 1, 2017 – The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) reports that single-family home sales last month dipped by seven per cent from October but rose 23 per cent from November 2016. Last month, 426 properties sold on the … Continue reading

Lest We Forget
Buyer Demand and Low Inventory Driving Brisk Housing Market

  NANAIMO, BC – The Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) reports that single-family home sales in October 2017 rose by 16 per cent from one year ago but dipped 10 per cent from September. Last month, 460 properties sold … Continue reading


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