Cool Facts to Help Celebrate Canada’s Birthday.

 Cool Facts to Help Celebrate Canada’s Birthday. “My country may not be perfect, but Canada is the only place that’s perfect for me.” ~Brian McCullough Well…many of us will celebrate the Canada Day festivities this long weekend, and I thought that I would share with you a few things that are totally reflective of our Canadian […]

VIP Movie Release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

YOU ARE INVITED…if you dare! Join Our McCullough Team to Watch the Release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom WHEN: Saturday, June 23 at 10am WHERE: Avalon Cinema – Woodgrove Mall -PRE-REGISTER TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT-   Our McCullough Team is excited to offer our clients, friends and family a FREE private viewing of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom on Saturday, June 23 […]

The History Of Lantzville – Did You Know?

The History of Lantzville – Did You Know? “Without the coal Lantzville wouldn’t be here. We’d be just a bunch of farming communities.” – Lynn Reeve Lantzville is located just north of Nanaimo, but we often don’t discuss the interesting history of this area. Did you know that Lantzville was originally part of Nanoose and […]

Teaching Teens Financial Fitness… One Classroom At A Time!

“The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.” ― Herbert Spencer Earlier this year, our McCullough Team discussed unique ways that we could share our knowledge of credit, lending practices and investing with our community.  We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Junior Achievement Canada, an amazing program that introduces […]

Finding Patience in an Impatient Real Estate Market

“A certain amount of impatience may be useful to stimulate and motivate us to action. However, I believe that a lack of patience is a major cause of the difficulties and unhappiness in the world today.” – Jospeh B. Wirthlin The VIREB stats show that we are still in a seller’s market presently, but that there […]

When A New Neighbour Turns Into A Bad Neighbour

I drove past a home in Nanaimo that had sold and had undergone substantial renovations.  It looked very impressive from the front of the home, until I noticed a large red line down one side of the driveway and a survey post in front of it.  I thought that it was quite odd, given that […]

How Technology Has Changed the Interior of Modern Homes

“The best investment on earth is earth.” – Louis Glickman It is difficult to conceive of a world without the internet, but in 2005, slow and cumbersome dial-up internet was a reality for most North Americans.  Newly constructed homes included additional plugs for technology and the home served as a centre for family gatherings and activities.  Larger homes […]

Why do I love Nanaimo? Let’s take a walk.

I was asked recently why I call Nanaimo home, and it caused me to pause for a moment and reflect.  I thought back to a few years ago when Johanna and I were building our new home and lived near the seawall.  I recall watching the seasons change as the snow on the mountaintops slowly […]