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May 31, 2013

Vancouver Island Accountants and Business Advisors at Presley & Partners Can Help Your Business Succeed

Presley and Partners Chartered AccountantsPresley & Partners Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors in the Comox Valley, work with developers, professionals, farmers, fishermen, loggers, retailers and manufacturers, on a daily basis to serve their accounting, tax, audit and business management needs. 

Their experienced advisors and accountants help guide Vancouver Island businesses through the business tides caused by world-wide changes or local booms and busts. With world events affecting businesses on Vancouver Island, events that happen elsewhere on the globe eventually trickle down to our local businesses. Find professional advice and expert answer from the team at Presley and Partner

Call Presley & Partners  at 250.338.1394 to see how they can join your team to help your business be a “Front Runner.”

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May 31, 2013

Ocean Views, Luxury Finishes and Care-Free Living at The Gales Condos and Patio Homes in Ladysmith

Oceanview condos in LandysmithThe new Vancouver Island real estate development of oceanview patio homes and condos at The Gales, offers residents the opportunity to enjoy an idyllic Vancouver Island lifestyle. This development is located in Ladysmith, a community with year-round outdoor activities and adventures, along with one of Canada's most temperate climates.

Inside, these homes offer vaulted ceilings, spacious rooms, and impressive views view through the large picture windows. You'll also find top-quality finishing and amazing attention to detail. Homes at The Gales are designed and built in West Coast contemporary architectural style and floor plans are open, ideal for entertaining. Warm earth tones through out the homes complement the coastal landscape. Wide sunny decks give you plenty of room for lounging outdoors.

Owners at The Gales can enjoy the many local beaches and the pristine forest right at your back door. And owners at The Gales can relax all summer, knowing the that their landscaping and yard maintenance are taken care of.

A number of new homes are complete and occupied. New homes at The Gales are priced from $499,000-$599,000.

If you would like to experience the views and the meticulous high-end finishing of the homes at The Gales, contact Realtor Keith Mazurenko at Coast Realty today.

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May 29, 2013

Only Three New Home Remain at Woodcote Mews Townhomes in Courtenay

Courtenay townhomesNew pricing has brought increased traffic through the three remaining townhomes at Woodcote Mews in Courtenay according to Realtor Scott Fraser at Royal LePage in the Comox Valley.  Open Houses have seen a number of interested buyers looking at these new, three-bedroom Comox Valley homes, which are now priced at $189,900.Woodcote Mews townhomes, centrally located in Courtenay, have only three new units left for sale. 

Seventeen of the 1,320 square foot duplex homes at Woodcote Mews on Cumberland Road have already been sold. The final three units have been completed to lock-up stage, and will be finished to your specifications - the developer will complete the interiors once the new owners have selected their colour schemes. Imagine - these new homes also offer the opportunity to choose your own paint colours and finishes, and move into your new three-bedroom Comox Valley home within a month.

The new real estate development has been popular with young families, empty nesters, and those looking for a Vancouver Island vacation home. These new Vancouver Island duplex homes feature a spacious layout, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Each unit includes a quality appliance package with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer.

For more information, contact Realtor Scott Fraser at Royal LePage in the Comox Valley.

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May 29, 2013

Let Realtor Jenna Nichol be Your Guide to Campbell River Real Estate

Campbell River Realtor Jenna NicholCampbell River Realtor Jenna Nichol of Coast Realty Group is a proud supporter of Campbell River, and is actively involved in her community. An advocate for the city, she is excited to help people find their Campbell River home.

Jenna Nichol's primary focus is on residential properties but she also works with clients who are interested in commercial properties. She has a personal interest in investment or income properties and therefore enjoys working with buyers who are in the market for real estate investments in Campbell River.    

A great way to start your search for a Campbell River home is to sign up for Jenna's Private Client Services™. With this complimentary service you will receive automatic email updates about listings that meet your search criteria. This way you don't have to sort through hundreds of listings that don't interest you and you won’t have to worry about missing out on the perfect home. You can sign up online or give Jenna a call and she will be happy to set it up for you.

Finding your new Campbell River home will be easy with Realtor Jenna Nichol.

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May 28, 2013

New Courtenay Townhomes at Railside Lane Offer Plenty of Room and Luxury Touches

Railside Lane Courtenay patio homesThe newest Comox Valley patio home development at 1620 Piercy Avenue in Courtenay, Vancouver Island, has completed construction and is ready for new home owners to move in. The Railside Lane development features 10 new patio homes. 

Built as both townhomes and duplexes, the new homes at Railside Lane feature three different floor plans, including two or three bedroom homes ranging in size from about 1,300-1,690 square feet. All of the homes feature main floor living with beautifully finished tile and hardwood floors and spacious kitchens and living areas. The master bedrooms have custom his and hers closets with wooden organizers. The ensuite offers heated tile floors, and dual shower heads including a rain-head shower fixture. 

The homes feature custom lighting fixtures throughout. Railside Lane offers the convenience of strata with the living space of a single family home. These Courtenay patio homes have attached garages and additional driveway parking, and guest parking spots.

These new family townhomes range from $249,900 - $269,900. Tour these homes during an open house or for more information contact Comox Valley Realtor Scott Fraser, PREC, of Royal LePage in the Comox Valley.

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May 28, 2013

Equipment Sales and Rentals in Courtenay and Comox and ATV Sales and Service from WesternOne

WesternOne Equipment Rentals and salesWestern One Rentals and Sales, a one-stop shop on Vancouver Island for equipment rentals and sales, is also North Vancouver Island’s only authorized Polaris ATV and Ranger/RZR Utility Vehicles dealer, in the Comox Valley. 

Serving Courtenay, Campbell River, Port Alberni, the North Island and the Sunshine Coast. WesternOne is the only place on Vancouver Island to buy Canada’s number one selling ATV.

They have Polaris factory-trained and certified technicians for any ATV parts and servicing needs. As Vancouver Island’s only Ranger/RZR dealer, WesternOne is committed to providing the same great customer service for their ATV sales and service as they do for their Comox Valley equipment rentals. 

WesternOne Rentals and Sales also rents, sells and services scissor lifts and aerial lifts; generators; air tools; concrete equipment; and forklifts on Vancouver Island, from both their Comox location and their new Courtenay location on Moray Avenue.

 

May 28, 2013

Outlook Land Design Busy With Vancouver Island Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture Projects

Outlook Land DesignA number of new development projects are in the works in the Comox Valley, with the help of Outlook Land Design Inc.

Outlook Land Design has been busy with Comox Valley project including the masterplan options for the Village of Cumberland and the recently completed trail from Macdonald Park to Goose Spit for the Comox Valley Regional District. As well, designs for various commercial development projects in the Comox Valley are underway. They are also completing landscaping plans for a new BC Hydro operations facility in Campbell River.

This Comox Valley civil engineering and landscape architecture consulting firm has been serving Vancouver Island since 1999.  Firm principal, Tim O’Brien, P.Eng.  MBCSLA, is both a professional civil engineer and registered landscape architect with more than 25 years of design and construction experience.

Outlook Land Design Inc. integrates civil engineering and landscape architecture to provide better environments for all. Outlook Land Design Inc. provides civil engineering (municipal engineering) services including: specifying, designing and constructing streets, parking lots, sidewalks, water supply networks, sewers, street lighting, public parks and bicycle paths. 

Outlook Land Design Inc.'s landscape architecture solutions include the design of outdoor and public spaces. Past clients include provincial and municipal parks, schools and college campuses, resorts, multi-family housing projects, and institutions. The scope of their work includes: urban design; site planning; town or urban planning; environmental restoration; parks and recreation planning; visual resource management; and green infrastructure planning.

In addition to their Civil Engineering Services, Outlook Land Design works for private sector developers, open space projects, LEED projects and local government services. 

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May 27, 2013

Expecting Guests? Keep Them Comfortable in Any Space With a Murphy Bed From Inspired Spaces

Inspired Spaces Murphy Beds Vancouver IslandInspired Spaces By Harbour Kitchens & More Inc. specializes in kitchens, millwork and Murphy (wall) beds on Vancouver Island.

Murphy Beds, also known as wall beds, are an economical way to instantly transform a second room into a chic office or an elegant guest bedroom. Choose from a standard model or work with one of Inspires Spaces' designers to customize your dream wall bed with cabinets, molding and finishes.

Inspired Spaces & More is an established Comox Valley millwright company with many years of experience in manufacturing of entertainment units, fireplace mantels, commercial offices and customized furniture pieces. They have the experience and expertise to take your Murphy Bed to the next level, creating a practical and attractive space saver. Courtenay-based, they are the only authorized Murphy Bed dealer for Mid and North Vancouver Island.

Inspired Spaces by Harbour Kitchens & More takes your construction process seriously, whether you are building a quality home or remodeling your current one, needing better storage space or to beef-up a bedroom.

"We inspire to create products for those who appreciate quality made by skilled craftsmen and experienced design staff" is the company's motto.

Contact Inspired Spaces today at 250.898.9670 and start creating your own inspiring space.

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May 27, 2013

Reserve Your Vancouver Island Golf Course Building Lot at Crown Isle's Hampton Gate

New Show home Crown IsleCrown Isle Resort & Golf Community is developing its first single-family, gated development. Road construction and site servicing is now underway at Hampton Gate, set along this championship 18-hole golf course on Vancouver Island. 

Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Courtenay is currently offering new residential lots for sale in Hampton Gate – an exclusive gated development within this established residential community. With only 45 new home sites, the new lots will be located along the extension of Crown Isle Drive, between Malahat Drive and Dover Place. Many of the lots will feature golf course and pond views. Phase I of this golf course project will see 20 homes built. Nine of the available lots have been sold.

The average lot size is between 7,500 and 8,000 square feet and the prices of the remaining lots range from $185,000 (off the fairway) up to $255,000 for fairway lots. 

Additional Crown Isle building lots are also available in the Idiens Way and Cambridge Park Estates subdivisions. A number or pre-owned condos, patio homes, and executive fairway homes are also available in the development. Homes at Crown Isle are built in a West Coast Contemporary style, and designed to highlight the area's golf course and mountain views. 

Reserve your future home site today, and build your dream home within the peace and tranquility of Crown Isle's Vancouver Island real estate development. The Crown Isle Real Estate Sales Centre has now moved to the new Sales Centre at the entrance to the Crown Isle development. A custom house by Homes by Crown Isle homes houses the Sales and Design team offices. Stop by and learn more about this master-planned Vancouver Island golf community.

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May 27, 2013

Blinds Bubbles Boutique - Same Quality and Service, New Name For Comox Hunter Douglas Gallery

Blinds bubbles coutiqueBlinds Billiards and Baubles is now Blinds Bubbles Boutique. Still the exclusive Hunter Douglas Gallery in the Comox Valley, they are now also offering ultrasonic blind cleaning, and repair services.

From their Comox showroom, Blinds Bubbles Boutique showcases the complete Hunter Douglas product line including Silhouette, Pirouette, Vignette, and the full Alustra collection. Hunter Douglas's 20/20 Gold Guarantee insures that the client is completely satisfied with their product choices. Owners Tracey and John McGinnis chose to sell Hunter Douglas because of their unmatched quality, competitive prices, and innovative products. The majority of the window shades, shutters, blinds and draperies offered are Canadian-made.

Clients are welcome to stop by the Comox Gallery showroom to see what is available. In-home consultations are done to ensure accurate measuring, and select appropriate styles and colours. Trained, professional installers, including owner John McGinnis, will typically have the completed product installed in the clients home with in one month.

Stop in and visit Blinds Bubbles Boutique to find quality and service worth remembering.

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May 27, 2013

Floor Epoxy, Low-VOC Paint and More Specialty Paint Products from Cloverdale Piant in Courtenay

Cloverdale Paint logoCloverdale Paint in Courtenay is an industry leader in eco-friendly paints, green products and low-voc coatings.

Cloverdale Paint's Courtenay store is a part of a B.C. grown, family-owned paint manufacturing company that proudly offers quality paint, stain, epxoy and other coatings and excellent customer service.

One of the coatings Cloverdale Paint specializes in is a decorative, zero-voc, 100% solids or polyaspartic floor epoxy. This is available for a metallic, vinyl chip or quartz type of floor used in homes, medical offices and commercial buildings. They can also recommend a trained professional applicator for this product.

Another Comox Valley specialty is lacquers and stains, both solvent and waterborne. Cloverdale Paint’s in-store staff are trained colour consultants, able to help homeowners with their decorating needs.
Contact Linda Ronald, trade sales rep for North Vancouver Island at 250.830.8430 with any technical inquiries.

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May 24, 2013

Renew Your Kitchens, Bathrooms and More with Colonial Countertops in the Comox Valley

Colonial CountertopsColonial Countertops in Courtenay specializes in the manufacturing and installation of decorative surfaces and countertops on Vancouver Island. In their Comox Valley showroom, you can browse hundreds of different styles of laminates, natural quartz, and solid surfaces. They offer kitchen and bath countertops, tub surrounds, shower walls, desktops, reception areas, window sills and much more. 

Colonial Countertops is able to provide homeowners and builders with the latest styles, trends, and colours. They are proud to offer: top-quality, unsurpassed service; on time delivery; and professional installation.

Colonial Countertops is a family-owned business and has been serving Vancouver Island since 1970. For more information, visit their website.

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May 24, 2013

Your Landscaping Needs are Covered with Black Creek Farm and Feed

Top Soil, Fish Compost, and Bark Mulch

Black Creek Farm and Feed, formerly North Courtenay Landscape Products offers ground cover landscaping supplies including organic fish compost, top soil and black bark mulch to gardeners and landscapers in the Comox Valley.

Black Creek Farm and Feed is open to load customer vehicles 7 days a week, and can deliver to homes and businesses within the Comox Valley. Conveniently located on the Island Highway, they also offer road crush, blue chip, ground concrete and screened sand, and can bring in specialty products, all at competitive prices.

The company can provide landscape products for residential and commercial customers, as well as landscapers and landscaping installers.

Contact:

Address:
2184 Lalum Rd
Black Creek, BC V9J1H6

Toll Free:
800-771-6771

Telephone:
250-337-8922

 

 

 

May 24, 2013

Power up Your Tools and Toys With Repaired, Rebuilt, or Custom Batteries from The Battery Shop in Courtenay

The Battery ShopThe Battery Shop is Vancouver Island’s one stop shop for batteries and battery services.

The Battery Shop in Courtenay sells batteries of all styles – from camera batteries to RV and golf cart batteries. The Battery Shop also repairs and rebuilds specialty batteries for construction tools, home appliances, specialized trades equipment, security systems and more. Bring your battery-operated tools and toys back to life.

The Battery Shop has the equipment and expertise to create custom batteries for all for your portable energy needs. 

They also offer a battery recycling service for the Comox Valley.

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May 22, 2013

Improve Your Workplace Safety Program With Help From Double A Safety Services on Vancouver Island

Double A Safety ServicesDouble A Safety Services supports the Vancouver Island construction industry by helping companies develop, maintain and energize their workplace safety programs. 

Based in Campbell River, Double A Safety brings experience in workplace safety from large and small construction projects to help companies of all sizes with safety training, evaluation, development, safety documentation and due diligence procedures. In addition Double A Safety offers safe work practice development to industry best practices, incident investigation, workplace safety inspection services, HSE Safety manual development, claims management and much more to support your company in getting work done efficiently and safely.

Double A Safety Services can work with your company to develop a Health and Safety Program to the best industry standards for your company, and help to ensure that your company’s complete documentation requirements are met for COR & OH & S compliance.

Contact them today at 250.914.4699.

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May 22, 2013

The Ridge Offers Vancouver Island Mountain and Ocean View Residential Lots for Sale

Ocean Mountain View Lots CourtenayThe Ridge is a new Vancouver Island real estate development located in South Courtenay on Vancouver Island, with new lots offering stunning mountain and ocean views. When complete, this modern, sustainable development will feature 230 single family residential building lots - some with lane access - zoned to allow carriage homes, workshops, and secondary suites. There are also lots for duplexes and patio homes. The first new single-family home at The Ridge is now under construction. The Ridge will be developed in several phases, with the first phase containing 69 lots.

Lots at The Ridge range in size from 7,000 to 12,000 square feet. A price list is now available from the developers - lots start at $169,900. Many of the lots in this 77-acre community feature panoramic ocean and mountain views. 

The Ridge embraces the principals of sustainability, and will have strong architectural guidelines and building schemes to protect property values. The community will include an extensive network of walking trails, parklands and open spaces featuring open waterways. It is also directly connected to the Millard Creek Nature Park.

While the community has a peaceful rural feeling, it is located very close to the shopping, restaurants and other amenities of the urban centres of Courtenay and Comox. The Comox Valley offers an abundance of recreation from hiking and kayaking to championship golf, boating and world class fishing. The Mount Washington Alpine ski facility is only minutes away. The Comox Airport offers direct daily flights to both Vancouver and to the other major Western Canadian cities.

For more information, visit their website.

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May 21, 2013

Relocating to the Comox Valley? Call Realtor Tina Vincent

Comox Valley Realtor Tina VincentComox Valley Realtor Tina Vincent, PREC, is "Your Comox Valley Connection." Realtor Tina Vincent blends traditional real estate services with modern, innovative marketing to help home buyers and sellers achieve their goals.

Tina Vincent, a realtor with Royal LePage in the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, uses her experience in interior design and new-home construction to provide home-staging services for her clients and bring unique ideas to marketing clients' homes. She works to find the right residences for her clients, ensuring that families find not just houses, but homes. Tina is also a Brookfield specialist ready to help with your military posting or relocation.

Tina is friendly and knowledgeable and works to find the right homes for her clients. Whether you're looking for a single-family home with room for the kids; a patio home or bungalow for your retirement; a home with a secondary suite; rural property with room for the horses and animals; or an executive home in Crown Isle, Tina's expertise will help you find the perfect home. She works with home buyers and sellers in Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland,  Parksville, Qualicum Beach. and Campbell River.

Contact Comox Valley Realtor Tina Vincent at 250.898.8790.

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May 21, 2013

Free Offers from EnerGuide Programs for New Home Builders On Vancouver Island

Elemental Energy AdvisorsElemental Energy Advisors announces an EnerGuide Plan Evaluation special offer for new home builders from Power Smart New Home CHBA (Central Vancouver Island).

BC Hydro & Fortis BC are sweetening the deal for new builders to work with a Certified Energy Advisor and review the EnerGuide for New Homes program. The goal is to provide builders a preliminary EnerGuide score from their architectural plans and mechanical specs at no risk - Elemental Energy Advisors invoices BC Hydro directly. This new offer covers one EnerGuide plan evaluation for a residential detached home per licensed builder. The offer does not include a blower door test, but this can also be completed by your Certified Energy Advisor, along with the final EnerGuide labeling. This new offer is valid now until Sept. 30, 2013, or until the funding is exhausted.

A Certified Energy Advisor from Elemental Energy Advisors will complete a HOT2000 plan evaluation for one home and an upgrade report for alternative upgrades to meet or exceed EnerGuide 80.  If the score is below EG80, the builder and the Certified Energy Advisor discuss options to raise the EnerGuide score to EG80. The advisor then provides a revised EnerGuide score with an upgrade report to achieve EG80.  

Know where your builds rate according to EnerGuide, a recognized Natural Resources Canada program. It's a win-win situation for new home builders transitioning into EnerGuide and energy efficient construction before the new Energy Efficiency BC Building Codes are released.

Contact a Certified Energy Advisor from Elemental Energy Advisors today to find out about this or other incentives, including blower door tests, EnerGuide Labeling and meeting the EG80 minimum for $2,000 in incentives. Call 250-830-8000 or email your questions/building plans to info@elementalenergyadvisors.ca and find out how to get your cash incentives for building energy efficient! It pays to EnerGuide Label with Elemental Energy Advisors on Vancouver Island.

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May 20, 2013

Courtenay Realtor Scott Fraser Can You Find Your New Comox Valley Home

Courtenay Realtor Scott FraserRealtor Scott Fraser (PREC) with Royal LePage in the Comox Valley is ready to help you buy or sell your Comox Valley home.

The beautiful Comox Valley has many activities that truly make it Canada's year round playground. Your key to enjoying this wonderful area is finding the right location for your next home that fits your budget, lifestyle and tastes. Whether you enjoy mountain biking in Cumberland or boating in Comox, Scott Fraser has all the skills and experience to put you in the right home.

Scott was born on Vancouver Island and has been a resident of the Comox Valley since 1992. With his real estate and business experience, Scott can help you with your real estate needs, be it buying or selling a primary residence, or buying income or recreational property.

Some of Scott's current listings include: an executive fairway home at Crown Isle, and new patio homes at Railside Lane and Woodcote Mews in Courtenay.

Give Scott Fraser at Royal LePage in the Comox Valley a call at 250.334.3124 when considering your next real estate move and discover the difference that attention to detail and personal service makes for his clients. 

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May 17, 2013

Find Your Home or Office Storage Solution at AA Mini Storage in Nanaimo

Nanaimo Self StorageNanaimo's AA Mini Storage is currently offering one month free for any self storage unit rentals of two or more months. Nanaimo's AA Mini Storage features a variety of self storage options for businesses and households, including vehicle and RV storage, heated units and drive-up storage units.

AA Mini Storage offers multiple levels of security, with video surveillance, gated access, and helpful, friendly resident managers on site. AA Mini Storage offers convenience as well. The units are available 7 days a week and with drive-up doors available on 10x10x10 units and larger, your storage locker is always easily accessible. These Nanaimo self storage rental units range from 5x5x5 to 20x30.

AA Mini Storage has a variety of self storage units, suitable for storing anything from business equipment and the contents of a house, to boat storage and RV storage. Create more room in your home or office, with off-site storage in Nanaimo.

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May 16, 2013

Tour This Executive Golf Course Home for Sale in Courtenay, Vancouver Island

Executive home for sale vancouver island golf courseEnjoy the Crown Isle lifestyle at this executive fairway home for sale at 2906 Windsor Place in Courtenay. Listed by Realtor Scott Fraser PREC with Royal LePage in the Comox Valley, this fairway home looks out onto the 10th hole of the prestigious Crown Isle Golf Course. Set on a quite cul-de-sac, the home offers privacy and views from its beautifully landscaped yard. 

Featuring 3 bedroom and 2.5 baths, this extensively remodeled home offers a large master bedroom with his-and-hers closets and a Juliet balcony. The spa-like ensuite offers a two-headed, walk-in shower, and double soaker tub. A two-way fireplace keeps the ensuite and the bedroom cozy.

An open concept kitchen designed for entertaining offers storage for everything, and a wet bar. Stainless steel appliances and a built-in wine cooler complete the space, which opens to the family room. A separate dining room and sunken living room, along with a  spacious den, complete the downstairs. Enjoy a virtual tour here. This home is currently listed at $549,900.

For more information about the Crown Isle home for sale, contact Realtor Scott Fraser, PREC at Royale LePage in the Comox Valley.

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May 15, 2013

Build Your New Vancouver Island Home in Phase II at Stone Manor Estates in the Cowichan Valley

Stone Manor Estates Cowichan VAlleyStone Manor Estates is a new custom home development located in the heart of Cowichan Valley, only minutes from downtown Duncan on south-central Vancouver Island. Phase I is now nearly sold out and Phase II lots are selling.  Phase II offers a variety of upgrades to its location, offering new buyers a no-thru road, and many sites which back onto green spaces and are well situated in a cul-de-sac. New homes in Stone Manor Estates are being built in a Craftsman / Heritage Style.

Residents of Stone Manor Estates can enjoy the beauty of both neighbourhood trails and the stunning natural surroundings of the Cowichan Valley, along with the central convenience of city living and its close proximity to lakes, marinas, recreational activities, shopping, restaurants, schools, and a premium hospital. 

Developer Lamont Land has dedicated more than three years to create this Duncan real estate project. From architecturally coordinated streetscapes to a steadfast commitment to environmental stewardship, great care is taken to ensure that no detail is overlooked. Lamont Lands brings a combined experience of over 60 years of building communities with distinct personality. Lamont Lands is also selling new Vancouver Island homes and lots at Linley Point in Nanaimo.

Featuring an abundance of culinary delights, Cowichan Valley is the ideal location for food and wine enthusiasts. With more than 20 wineries, the Cowichan Valley is also well known for its artisanal cheese-makers, organic produce and slow-food chefs. 

Available lots range in price from $137,900-$169,900 for single family lots, and $184,900 and $189,900 for two duplex lots. The Sales Presentation Centre at Stone Manor Estates is now open Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4 p.m. Stop by and find out today what many others are already discovering. 

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May 14, 2013

Looking for an Electrician in the Comox Valley? Call Tilley Electrical Today

Comox Valley electricianCall the experts at Tilley Electrical Contracting Inc. for any of your electrical contracting jobs. Choosing Tilley Electrical Contracting for your electrical needs means punctual, quality service, knowledgeable electrical technicians and reasonable rates. Their commitment is to provide quality service and dependability to their customers at competitive prices.

Serving the Comox Valley & Vancouver Island for over 10 years, these electricians specialize in controls, communications and residential and commercial wiring. They also offer 24 hour emergency electrician service in the Comox Valley.

Tilley Electrical specialties includes residential and commercial wiring, light industrial, renovations, and new construction.

Call Tilley Electrical at 250.331.1844 for 24 hour emergency service or to schedule an appointment. Free estimates are always available.

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May 11, 2013

Own Your Own West Coast Waterfront Vacation Home at Reef Point Cottages, Ucluelet

Waterfront cottage for sale UclueletReef Point Cottages in Ucluelet is offering a two-bedroom vacation cottage for sale - an exceptional Ucluelet real estate investment opportunity.

The private waterfront cottage for sale is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom home with excellent rental revenue opportunities. This low-maintenance 956 square foot cottages is finished with teak, marble and slate flooring; granite countertops; pine wainscotting and ceilings. Cozy up to the fireplace on stormy nights or sit in your private hot tub on the oversized covered deck overlooking nature and onto Spring Cove. Unit 273 is priced at $279,000. 

This Ucluelet vacation cottage for sale is part of the Reef Point Cottages rental program and the owner is entitled to six months of personal use per year. Cottage owners can also leave their vacation home in the rental program full-time and earn on this hassle free investment.

Reef Point Cottages is located near Tofino, and only minutes from Ucluelet’s isolated pocket beaches or the famous Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park. The stunning vistas of the Wild Pacific Trail are on the doorstep of Reef Point Cottages.

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May 08, 2013

Trumpeter Crescent Mountain View Lot for Sale in Courtenay

Trumpeter Crescent Courtenay lot for saleOnly one stunning mountain view lot is still available  on Trumpeter Crescent in Courtenay

Perched on top of some of the most scenic property in the Comox Valley is one remaining residential lot on Trumpeter Crescent. This area offers spectacular views of the Comox Glacier. The last remaining home site is located within a well-established neighbourhood that contains both executive and west-coast style homes.  The last remaining home site is located within a well-established neighbourhood that contains both executive and west-coast style homes.

Centrally located on the east side of Courtenay, residents are only minutes away from recreational facilities, shopping, restaurants, schools, North Island College, Comox Valley Aquatic Centre, Crown Isle Golf Course, the Comox Valley Airport, as well as beaches, rivers and parks.

This subdivision is completed and many homes have been built on Trumpeter Crescent. There is one premium lot still available, priced at $357,500.

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May 07, 2013

Tour the New Comox Valley Ranchers and Patio Homes During an Open House at RiversEdge

The Ridge at RiversEdge Art MeyersCourtenay Realtor Art Meyers of Royale LePage in the Comox Valley is currently marketing The Ridge at RiversEdge, the only new home development in Courtenay that is located alongside along the Puntledge River, adjacent to Puntledge Park. Rivers Edge is a beautiful and quiet neighbourhood located in Courtenay on Vancouver Island. These new single-level homes are surrounded by a park and offer home owners a quiet setting, that is enhanced by the forest and the river.

The Ridge at RiversEdge, consist of single-family homes and ranchers, which include double garage, landscaping, underground sprinklers, fencing and hedging. These one-level new homes range in size from 1,450 to 1,677 square feet and are available starting at $319,900. Twenty-four new ranchers/bungalows have been built and sold in Phases I and II, and there are five new homes that have been sold in Phase III; there are 15 new homes remaining.

RiversEdge developer Southwind Development Corp. has been building new homes in this new neighbourhood for the past three years and have been building new homes for the past 30 years.

Come and see the value for yourself. An open house is held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1pm to 3pm, at 2205 Robert Land Drive in Courtenay. 

If you wish to have a private viewing of these new homes please contact Art Meyers directly at 250.207.1879.  Art Meyers is an experienced and energetic licensed Realtor with Royal LePage in the Comox Valley. Art's extensive real estate background includes many years of listing and selling all types of new homes and ranchers in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. 

 

May 06, 2013

Island SRED is Helping Vancouver Island Businesses Earn Research and Development Tax Credits

Island SRED

Canada's Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program is designed to encourage technological development. The program offers a substantial rebate on every dollar spent on research. If you are pursuing business or technical innovations or improvement at any level, Island SRED can help you structure your business affairs to make every dollar count.

Island SRED will meet with you to provide a free consultation to see if you qualify to receive SRED Program benefits. They will work with you to complete all of the paperwork and submit it on your behalf. You do not have to spend any money for their services until your claim is approved and you receive a rebate from the government. Talk to Island SRED to see if your business or company qualifies for this research assistance.

Island SRED works with clients in a wide variety of fields, including: Heavy Industrial Equipment Manufacturing; Aerospace – Aircraft Modification (fixed wing and rotary) and Engine Services; Medical – Practitioners conducting research on new equipment and pharmaceutical treatments; Software, Website Development, Database construction; Shellfish and Finfish rearing and related Equipment Development; Conventional and Alternative Energy; ROV Developments; Agriculture including Greenhouse and Field Crops including Vineyards and Wineries; and Boat Building.

Island SRED employs full-time professionals in taxation, accounting, science and engineering to offer: personalized service, custom-tailored to your needs and long-term goals; better resource allocation - more effective than preparing your own claims; the latest knowledge of tax legislation, rules and policies; wide knowledge of industry sectors and practices; plus regarded leadership in the SR&ED community.

Island SRED and their sister company, Incentive Access Group, have helped 270 clients filed more than 600 claims for projects over the past year. If your Vancouver Island business pursuing innovation or improvement and you want to  to earn tax rebates for the money you spend on research?  Contact Island SRED today to see how your company can benefit from their help.

Contact Island SRED

 

May 04, 2013

Vancouver Island's Premier Sign Shop is Klitsa Signs in Courtenay

Klitsa Signs, vancouver islandKlitsa Signs is Vancouver Island’s premier sign shop. 

Located in Courtenay, Klitsa Signs offers a full range of high quality sign services, including real estate signs, construction development signs, yard signs and vehicle graphics. Klitsa Signs also offers large-scale digital printing for photo signs, sandblasted cedar signs, awnings and more. 

The sign shop can also create your company logo, and add it to a variety of clothing items. 

Klitsa Signs takes pride in producing quality work and offering excellent customer service. Contact them today at 250.338.4935 in Courtenay.

May 03, 2013

Solutions to All Your Flooring Needs Are Waiting at United Carpet in Courtenay and Campbell River

United Carpet Comox Valley flooring storeUnited Carpet of the Comox Valley and Campbell River both offer a wide selection of flooring to suit any need. United Carpet’s flooring products include: Carpet, Vinyl, Laminate, Hardwood, Cork, Ceramic, and Area Rugs. United Carpet in Campbell River also offers Window Fashions: blinds and custom draperies.

United Carpet’s experienced sales associates help guide clients to make their best flooring or window covering selection. Visit the United Carpet website for an online quote or call for a free in-home measure.
 
United Carpet also offers comprehensive information on installation, stain removal, and maintenance, in store or online. United Carpet in the Comox Valley and Campbell River offer service and selection that are second to none.
 
Send a message to United Carpet
 
 

May 02, 2013

Comox Valley Glass and Mirror Creates Custom Glass Work for New Homes and Renovations

Comox Valley Glass and MirrorSince 1982 Comox Valley Glass & Mirror has been helping builders and homeowners in the Comox Valley with all of their glass needs. 

Specializing in custom frameless shower glass, as well as specialty mirrors and other custom work, Comox Valley Glass & Mirror has created luxury pieces for many Vancouver Island homes. Comox Valley Glass is a full service glass shop, which also offers windows, sealed units, storefronts and commercial displays, mirrors, shelves and table-tops, and glass of all types.

For more information or to book a consultation, call 250.339.7966 or visit their website.

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May 01, 2013

Enjoy Your Outdoor Space With Professional Landscaping From Banner Landscaping on the Comox Valley

Banner LandscapingSummer is on its way and its time to get those landscaping projects finished so you can enjoy your new yard! Imagine professionally installed water features, gardens with year-round interest, all professionally created for you by Banner Landscaping

Banner Landscaping in the Comox Valley specializes in complete landscaping installations for commercial developments and for new homes in Comox, Courtenay and the Comox Valley. Banner Landscaping has bobcats, excavators and all of the equipment needed to complete any landscaping project.

Banner Landscaping can install paving stones and retaining walls, or a complete landscaping project with irrigation and water features. Banner Landscaping's Comox Valley crew is courteous and knowledgeable and will ensure that you have an outdoor space to be proud of. Give them a call at 250.792.1835.

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Office Phone: 250-338-5466
Email:clarice@1stview.ca

Courtenay, British Columbia
Canada