Tributes to our Dads This Father's Day

Posted on Jun 14, 2019

We are fortunate to have amazing men in our lives that we have the opportunity to call dad.  We wanted to our personal stories as to what our fathers mean to us this Father's Day.  So, we thank each dad, stepdad, uncle, brother or role model in our lives that give us the support and love to be the best possible dads we can be to our own children.


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Win a Kayak, Party Invitation & Real Estate Stats for Nanaimo

Posted on Jun 06, 2019

  “Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they’re interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes and see what they see within the first eight seconds. - Barbara Corcoran


Who’s ready to get out and kayak? We are excited to present a brand new kaya...

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Crazy but True Stories from Real Estate

Posted on May 31, 2019

Working in real estate is one of the most interesting jobs that one can have.  We are often privy to client's dirty laundry (on so many levels), and sometimes the stories are too crazy not to share.  This week, I wanted to share an actual story of the secret reason that clients decided to sell their beautiful townhome. It was all due to a mini garden...

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Buying A New Home Vs Older Home

Posted on May 24, 2019

"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it." - George Moore


If you ask your friends and family, two of the most important purchases that most people want to make include a new vehicle and a new home. It is easy to understand the allure of a new home which can include the latest advances in technology, the ab...

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What is The History of the Victoria Day Holiday?

Posted on May 17, 2019

“Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves." - Queen Victoria 

Earlier this week, I had a client who was discussing the upcoming long weekend and asked why it was referred to as "Victoria Day". In a haste to sound knowledgeable, I responded that it was in honor of Queen Victoria but really had no idea how the hol...

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Ode To Our Moms on Mother's Day

Posted on May 10, 2019

                                                          Our Personal Ode to Our Moms This Mother's Day
This year, our Layzell Dreger & Associates team wanted to share our personal stories about how special our moms are.  We wish everyone a very special Mother's Day!


 “When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice...

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