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Historic Places – Jones House

One of my interests is vintage and character homes, and there’s plenty in Victoria to explore! Here’s one that I found particularly intriguing, built for a Welsh ship’s surgeon by […]

No Lockboxes- Don St. Germain Victoria BC Real Estate

Don Doesn’t Use Lock Boxes For Showings

One of the most critical times for your Realtor to be involved in the selling process is at the actual showing of the property with potential buyers – if your […]

A Perfect Way To Start 2017

Happy New Year 2017! I couldn’t think of a better blog post to start the year, and am thrilled to receive many calls, letters and emails about my “Don Donates” […]

New October 17 2016 Mortgage Rules To Take Place

There have been some major housing financing changes by the Department of Finance. Please see below key highlights: · Effective October 17th, all mortgages that require mortgage default insurance, which […]

Is an Open House Still a Must-Do When Selling Your Home?

I love open houses! In fact I love them so much I own the domain http://www.iloveopenhouses.ca (which may be how you found this page) and several similar ones I’ve been […]

Proud to be Awarded Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist

For the past year, I have been intensely studying the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist course, and just completed my final exam a week ago. And I’m excited to see […]

The 15 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

It’s Friday, the sun is out, life is good! I’m a huge optimist and endeavor to see the best in everything, from my old 1974 Bug (I can fix anything […]

Are You One of the Richest Canadians?

This year has been a busy one – record breaking sales including one of my own that just closed a few weeks ago in Oak Bay. Have a look here […]

Real Estate Feedback Is IMPORTANT

Published by REM Magazine Edited for length and present time, the Original article at: http://www.remonline.com/free-program-gives-feedback-listings/ What does that client really think about the house he just viewed? What did people […]

Junior Sports Star of the Month

It’s been about a year now, and my boy loves karate. We tried a variety of sports, like swimming and soccer, but nothing really seemed to keep his attention long […]