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The OG Advertising Platform: Historical Newspapers of Victoria

By |2022-03-08T18:31:27+00:00March 8th, 2022|Educational, Historical Vancouver Island, Pemberton Holmes History, Real Estate History, Victoria History, Victoria Real Estate Market|

When it comes to advertising a home in Victoria, the mediums on which to do so are nearly endless. Agents today can choose from social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and even TikTok (!),

Time Travel, Timelines, and a Timely Topic: Pemberton Memorial Operating Room

By |2022-02-07T20:06:19+00:00February 7th, 2022|Educational, Historical Vancouver Island, Real Estate History, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria History|

I think we can all agree that, given the hypothetical choice, we would most definitely prefer to have an operation done in 2022 as opposed to 1822. But is that fear warranted, or are

A Snowy Blast From The Past: Winter In Historical Victoria

By |2022-01-05T18:07:50+00:00January 5th, 2022|Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Outdoor Entertainment, Victoria, Victoria History|

Exciting news! The forecast says our winter holidays shall be dusted with a layer of magical snow! And while this means snow angels, snowball fights and hot cocoa, what does it mean for after

Women and War: Women and Their Service During the First World War

By |2021-11-25T18:15:13+00:00November 25th, 2021|Educational, Historical Vancouver Island, Pemberton Holmes History, Remembrance Day|

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials that

When Our Ho(l)mes Are Far Away: The Letters That Connect Us All

By |2021-11-09T22:25:44+00:00November 9th, 2021|Cultural Events, Educational, Historical Vancouver Island, Pemberton Holmes History, Remembrance Day, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials that

Planning a Stay-cation

By |2021-09-09T18:18:40+00:00September 7th, 2021|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Outdoor Entertainment, Things To Do, Tourism BC|

This year, why not consider a local vacation instead of travelling abroad? There are a number of benefits from staying at home during your summer holidays. By avoiding hotels and air travel, you can save

Alvin Indridson Nature Reserve How it Came About From a Real Estate Perspective

By |2021-06-14T20:20:52+00:00February 26th, 2020|Historical Vancouver Island, Uncategorized|

When I called to discuss a property of potential interest to a prospective client that I had been in touch with off and on for a few years I discovered that he had died suddenly.

What’s Happening on Salt Spring Island?

By |2019-04-08T19:33:43+00:00June 15th, 2018|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods|

Did you know Salt Spring Island has been a hot vacation spot for years? If you didn’t, it might be time to plan a trip to the gorgeous island. Located in the Salish Sea between Vancouver

Our Historic Esquimalt in Beautiful Victoria, BC

By |2018-05-29T22:03:04+00:00March 25th, 2018|Historical Vancouver Island, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria Real Estate Market|

Most of us know Esquimalt as a pleasant seaside community full of parks, waterways, and fabulous local real estate. Only ten minutes outside of Downtown Victoria, it is easily one of the most sought after

Rainy Days

By |2020-07-20T15:49:50+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|

Victoria may be mild, but there’s still plenty of rough weather keeping us inside. If you’re looking for something to do during the rainy season, we’ve got more than a few family-friendly suggestions. Check it

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