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4 Reasons to Donate Winter Clothing Sunday

Posted on Oct 04, 2019


If you are trying to figure out an easy, low-cost way to help our community, our Layzell Dreger & Associates team encourages you to donate a gently worn coat or warm clothing to our upcoming Share the Warmth clothing drive this Sunday, October 6th from 11-3pm. The event will take place at 5220 Dublin Way (Pacific Station) and you can enjoy our FREE...

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Share the Warmth Campaign: Coat & Warm Clothing Drive - Oct. 6th 11-3pm

Posted on Sep 27, 2019


The stark reality is that 1 in 5 British Columbia children live below the poverty line.  It is estimated that this statistic is even higher in our own community, as increasing numbers of young Nanaimo children belong to families struggling to make ends meet.  That means that families may not have access to warm winter clothing.
 My team, Layzell Drege...

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Room Renovations That Actually ADD Value to Your Home

Posted on Sep 20, 2019

It can feel overwhelming when considering renovating your home before you sell.  Knowing which rooms actually add value to your home can be a difficult process to navigate.  However, there are some inexpensive updates that can help your home sell faster and for the most money (while appealing to the largest number of qualified buyers).

There are lots...

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A Messy Yard Can Cost You $100,000 in Florida

Posted on Sep 13, 2019


Many of us may have that one neighbour who doesn't mow their grass or may have a boat they are "planning to restore" (but without a firm date to begin restoration work on the eyesore commonly referred to as a dilapidated ship). However, in Dunedin, Florida, the city has been assessing some dubious fines to residents that have totaled tens or even h...

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Smallest, Largest, Cheapest & Most Expensive Homes Sold in Nanaimo

Posted on Aug 29, 2019



We thought that it would be interesting to take a look at the smallest, largest and most expensive homes sold in Nanaimo for the month of August. The summer months can be a stressful time for families moving in time for school to start, so there will be countless parents and caregivers enjoying their new homes AND waving goodbye to their kids next...

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Ugliest Home in the US Built By a Criminal

Posted on Aug 23, 2019

Many of you see our Tacky Thursday posts on social media that provide an opportunity to caption the headline for some pretty odd, tacky, filthy, or just plain awful homes.  However, this week's home offers a back story that is too salacious NOT to share!

For anyone who missed our post yesterday, here is the photo of the entry hall of the Kessler mans...

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