Blog by Jakob Christoph

662 Torrence Road, Comox, BC

April 29th, 2015


Private fully fenced backyard paradise, lovingly updated and maintained family home, a short walk to all levels of school, beaches, walking trails, downtown Comox shops, Marina, and minutes to CFB Comox (and on a bus route) - this is sure to check all of your boxes. Excellent family layout with spacious living room (with hardwood floors), dining and kitchen with glass doors to updated balcony ...

#301-2655 Muir Road, Courtenay, BC

April 29th, 2015

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Enjoy mountain views from this top floor penthouse corner home. The large balcony (approx 20X12) lends to entertaining and soaking up the sun. Features in suite laundry and loving updates including quality laminate flooring throughout much of unit. The corner layout allows for lots of natural light through extensive windows. Cozy gas fireplace charms in those cooler months. For extra storage ...

#101-4705 Alderwood Place, Courtenay, BC

April 13th, 2015

4705muir101-12.jpgSunny ground floor unit with patio featuring 2 generously sized bedrooms. This home has experienced a loving update with newer laminate flooring, fixtures, paint, blinds and trim. Cuddle up by the cozy gas fireplace, entertain in the open plan and enjoy the close proximity to parks, College, Aquatic Centre, Crown Isle and bus routes. Master bedroom has walk in closet. Extra storage is provide ...

Gladstone Brewery in Courtenay, BC

April 10th, 2015
Gladstone Brewing Company Courtenay, BC
Two weeks ago Jasmen and I were at the Sid Williams Theatre for one of her favorite movie screenings. We saw an old classic Marilyn Monroe movie called 'Some like it hot'. We decided to go scout the location of the new Brewery on 4th right around the corner. To our surprise they were open at 9:30pm on a Sunday! We slipped in for a quick pint. I had the Belgian Single which was delicious. I' ...

CMHC planning to increase premiums starting June 1, 2015

April 4th, 2015
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Canada’s federal housing agency is raising mortgage insurance premiums as part of a plan to boost its capital reserves. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said it is raising premiums on the highest-risk mortgages – borrowers who have down payments of less than 10 per cent – by 15 per cent starting June 1.

The increases only apply to new mortgages for borrowers with small down payments. Those ...

5023 Spence Road, Union Bay, BC

April 4th, 2015

Dreamy ocean and mountain views and almost half an acre just outside of town. Enjoy the prestige of waterfront Spence Road (offering 2 beach accesses within 2 minute walk from the front door). Bring the dogs and kids - great private back yard. The home has been lovingly maintained and updated by the same owner for 24 years. The full height basement is partially finished with a potential 4th b ...

101 2727 1st Street, Courtenay , BC

April 3rd, 2015

Lovely south facing end unit offers plenty of natural light to enjoy year round. The private fenced rear yard with patio area offers a great place for family BBQs, sun bathing, or a spot for the kids and pets to play. Walking distance to all that vibrant downtown Courtenay and the natural beauty of Puntledge Park (and river) and the surrounding lush greenery. The main floor offers a large kit ...