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Pacific Rim Highway | Weekends with Arbutus Avenue


It’s the journey, but also the destination. We’re so lucky to live on this big, beautiful island. I’ve driven...

Newcastle Island | Weekends with Arbutus Avenue


  Paradise at my doorstep…. Well, a pleasant stroll and a short ferry ride away! Newcastle Island is a...

Live Life on the Best Coast


  We love where we live! Follow Amy along on Instagram @ArbutusAvenue for photos of life in Nanaimo &...

Nanaimo Real Estate Market Update January 2016


VIREB data shows that single family home prices are up! However, there are less homes for sale this January...

Knowing When You’re Ready


http://realtor.com/learnwithliz Buying a home is so grown-up and impressive, but there are a few things you should think about...



We love where we live! Nanaimo is a beautiful little city, surrounded by a stunning West Coast backdrop.