retire: Silence Before the Salmon Run in Langford BC, Near Victoria - 09/22/11 02:37 PM
Silence Before the Salmon Run in Langford BC, Near Victoria A quick visit to Goldstream Park, is always good for some wonderful relaxing time along some of the many trails. It does almost feel like the park knows to relax just before its biggest season to the year is about to start..... Salmon Spawning Season is just around the corner, and although nobody knows for sure if and how many Salmon will return this year, the Finlayson Arm and Goldstream Rive are ready for it. Over the next month or so, the Salmon will start to arrive, to complete their cycle … (4 comments)

retire: Open House Sat. & Sun Sept 24 & 25, # 303 1536 Hillside Ave, Victoria BC - 09/22/11 01:16 PM
 Open House Sat. & Sun Sept 24 & 25, # 303 1536 Hillside Ave, Victoria BC  3 Bdrm. 2 bath, Hillside Victoria Suite Open House Sat. & Sun Sept 24 & 25, # 303 1536 Hillside Ave, Victoria BC … (4 comments)

retire: This Thursday is a Day to "Remember" Modoc won't! - 09/21/11 02:06 PM

 
 
 
One of the best true stories ever written is the book Modoc: The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived by Ralph Helfer.An incredible story talking about the bond a young boy develops with a young elephant.Unforgettable story is more like it. If you like to pick up a great heart wrenching story, pick this one up.
 
They say an elephant never forgets. And I don’t want anyone to forget that September 22nd is Elephant Appreciation Day!
 
Elephants are a symbol of wisdom in Asian cultures and are famed for their memory … (6 comments)

retire: Victoria BC's Elder Friendly Community Network, (EFCN) - 09/19/11 01:39 PM
Victoria BC's  Elder Friendly Community Network, (EFCN)In Greater Victoria (the retirement capital of Canada) Peter and Linda Pfann meet regularly with fellow members of this Elder Friendly, like minded Network of individuals, and organizations that in one way or another provide services to seniors and the aging.Members of the EFCN meet monthly and share in a none political networking environment experiences, education, research, presentations and programs, from a large variety of backgrounds all benefiting the wellbeing of our seniors and those that care for them in our Greater Victoria community.The membership of the Elder Friendly Community Network come from all walks … (10 comments)

retire: New Price, Open House Victoria, BC Hillside September 17 & 18, 2011 2.30 til 4.30 Pm. - 09/15/11 11:46 AM
Open House Victoria, BC Hillside September 17 & 18, 2011  2.30 til 4.30  Pm. Huge Price Adjustment Now $ 359,900   3 Bdrm. 2 bath, Hillside Victoria Suite   Open House Victoria, BC Hillside September 17 & 18, 2011  2.30 til 4.30  Pm. … (5 comments)

retire: Better Than New, Langford BC, Home For Sale 2945 Trestle Pl. West Shore - 09/09/11 02:14 AM
Better Than New, Langford BC, Home For Sale 2945 Trestle Pl. West Shore  
Beautiful Langford Home at a Condo Price  
 Here is a link to the Victoria Real Estate Board Statistical Reports, and published every month.
Planning to buy, sell, upgrade, downsize, invest in real estate or relocate to Greater Victoria, and need information about your present or new area of choice?....... No Problem.Peter and Linda Pfann now offer a FREE Pfanntastic Internet Service, keeping you informed about Greater Victoria  Market Activity, includingnew listings, current and recent sales, price adjustments, statistics, graphs and a variety of additional handy real … (6 comments)

retire: Open Houses in Victoria BC and Langford, For September 10 & 11, 2011 - 09/07/11 12:17 PM
Open Houses in Victoria BC and Langford, For September 10 & 11, 2011 1st Ever Open House at 2945 Trestle Pl. Langford BC Sat. & Sunday Noon til 2 PM. Open House at # 303 - 1536 Hillside Ave. Victoria BC, Sat. & Sunday 2.30 til 4.30 PM  
Here is a link to the Victoria Real Estate Board Statistical Reports, and published every month.
Planning to buy, sell, upgrade, downsize, invest in real estate or relocate to Greater Victoria, and need information about your present or new area of choice?....... No Problem.Peter and Linda Pfann now offer a FREE … (2 comments)

retire: Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Boomers & Seniors in Victoria, September 2011 - 09/03/11 02:44 AM
Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Boomers & Seniors in Victoria, September 2011  Every Month, in cooperation with our affiliation as Certified Professional Consultant on Aging, we publish and distribute a Newsletter Called "Maturity Matters",Our Maturity Matters Newsletter offers Pfanntastic information and resources for Boomers, Seniors in and around Victoria and those that love and care for them.Please use the links in this article to take full advantage of the Aging Friendly Information we have compiled for you.We hope you enjoy the newsletters, and encourage your comments, thoughts, questions and feedback to Peter and Linda Pfann

Please also visit our additional Boomers and Seniors Resources, … (4 comments)

retire: Romance in the Sunset Years in Victoria - 08/18/11 12:57 PM
Romance in the Sunset Years in Victoria Living in Victoria, one of the more "Romantic Cities in North America, we experience a good number of Romantic Sunsets together. One of the things we see so often may be a bit contrary to common perception, but the inspiration for todays Romance in the Sunset Years article When you watch television or the movies, you quickly reach the conclusion that romance is only for those in their teens or 20s.  As if somehow once someone reaches full adulthood, much less senior citizen age, the concept of romance is completely out of the question.  … (16 comments)

retire: Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Victoria and all Boomers and Seniors August 2011 - 08/01/11 09:26 AM
Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Victoria and all Boomers and Seniors August 2011 Every Month, in cooperation with our affiliation as Certified Professional Consultant on Aging, we publish and distribute a Newsletter Called "Maturity Matters",
Our Maturity Matters Newsletter offers Pfanntastic information and resources for Victoria and all Boomers, Seniors and those that love and care for them.Please use the links in this article to take full advantage of the Aging Friendly Information we have compiled for you.We hope you enjoy the newsletters, and encourage your comments, thoughts, questions and feedback to Peter and Linda Pfann

Please also visit our additional … (11 comments)

retire: Flippers or Keepers, Victoria Real Estate Investment Tips - 07/21/11 06:39 AM
 

Flippers or Keepers,    
Victoria Real Estate Investment Tips.
 
In reviewing Victoria Real Estate investment opportunities, one of the very best tips we can offer is (and one of the 1st. questions one should ask yourself is):
 
Is this property a Flipper ? where you possibly fix whatever might be wrong, but buy with the intent to resell for a profit. OR Is this property a Keeper? where you buy with the intention to keep the property for cash-flow OR Is this property both a Fixer and a Keeper? where you buy the property, … (4 comments)

retire: Visit Amazing Esquimalt Lagoon, Colwood, BC. - 07/07/11 08:21 AM
Visit Amazing Esquimalt Lagoon, Colwood, BC. Let us Introduce you to one of Greater Victoria's most beloved treasures........
Esquimalt Lagoon
Esquimalt Lagoon, in Colwood BC, is within 20 min. to downtown Victoria BC. Is Approx.. 1850 Hectares of Beauty.  Esquimalt Lagoon is an Estuary enclosed by a natural barrier spit, with a dual tidal delta, sand dunes and limited tidal flushing. Bordered by what is now Royal Roads University (better know as Hatley Castle Park on its  565 acre) and Fort Rod Hill Park together these 3 amazing sites are worth visiting many times to fully appreciate their beauty, diversity … (8 comments)

retire: If a Good Deal, Became a Bad Deal over $ 1,000, It was a Bad Deal to Begin With - 07/06/11 06:58 AM
If a Good Deal, Became a Bad Deal over $ 1,000, It was a Bad Deal to Begin With    !!!!     
Successful Real Estate Investing Is Simple Victoria Real Estate Investing Secrets Revealed:  
 
The Process of Smart Real Estate Investing is Really Not Complicated at All, Once you have developed your Success System, Keep Repeating it.
Victoria Real Estate Investing Tips For Fun and Profit;
100+ Tips, Tricks, Strategies and Ideas to Create and or Improve Cash-Flow from Real Estate Based Investments.
Many Investors Make the Mistake that they get Emotionally attached to a property, a deal and … (5 comments)

retire: Do You Know or Are You a Workaholic? - 07/05/11 10:36 AM
Do You Know or Are You a workaholic? Read this, it may save Your Their life

According to Wikipedia, “An ergomaniac or workaholic is a person who is addicted to work."
Do you know one… or a few?
Maybe you are now… or were one yourself?
Being passionate about your career, your business, or your job is a good thing.  But, when it interferes with your family, your social life, or your health… it turns from a good thing to a dangerous thing.
I am not here to convince yourself of the detrimental effects of working 80+ hours a week … (26 comments)

retire: Senior Housing Report for Greater Victoria 2011. - 07/05/11 10:24 AM
Senior Housing Report for Greater Victoria 2011. As part of and included in the Senior Housing Report for BC 2011, published by CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) is the information that we have renamed to Senior Housing Report for Greater Victoria 2011,  and contains some very interesting information about Greater Victoria Senior Housing "Independent Living" and or "Heavy Care" Rental Housing Availability, Rental Rates, Services and Vacancy rates.
 
This information can and will affects many Seniors and or Boomers that either already live in Senior Housing and or those that may be considering to downsize from a Single … (2 comments)

retire: Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Boomers and Seniors July 2011 - 07/01/11 04:11 AM
Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Boomers and Seniors July 2011 Every Month, in cooperation with our affiliation as Certified Professional Consultant on Aging, we publish and distribute a Newsletter Called "Maturity Matters",
Our Maturity Matters Newsletter offers Pfanntastic information and resources for Boomers, Seniors and those that love and care for them.Please use the links in this article to take full advantage of the Aging Friendly Information we have compiled for you.We hope you enjoy the newsletters, and encourage your comments, thoughts, questions and feedback to Peter and Linda Pfann
 
Maturity Matters Newsletter July 2011This Month's Topics include:
The Cost … (6 comments)

retire: Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Boomers and Seniors June 2011 - 06/02/11 04:08 AM
Maturity Matters, Newsletter for Boomers and Seniors June 2011 Every Month, in cooperation with our affiliation as Certified Professional Consultant on Aging, (CPCA, formerly known as CSA) we publish and distribute a Newsletter Called "Maturity Matters",
This Newsletter offers Pfanntastic information and resources for Boomers, Seniors and those that love and care for them.Please use the links in this article to take full advantage of the Aging Friendly Information we have compiled for you.We hope you enjoy the newsletters, and encourage your comments, thoughts, questions and feedback to Peter and Linda Pfann
 
Maturity Matters Newsletter June 2011 This Month's … (0 comments)

retire: Island Holidays: Part of Your Bucket List? - 05/24/11 07:48 AM
Island Holidays:  Part of Your Bucket List?There is just something about the ocean breeze and salt spray that makes a holiday or living on an island something you won't soon forget.  Because islands can be found in every ocean and near every continent, island living or holidays can vary widely.  You can lay on a beach or watch whales, study botany or shop native craft stalls.  It's all up to you when you plan your island holidays.North American islands include the Canadian east coast islands of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.   Island holidays to these areas will be filled with unspoiled … (11 comments)

retire: Striped Shirts and Straw Hats - 05/20/11 04:30 AM
Striped Shirts and Straw Hats There was a study recently that found that the majority of people who graduate from college with majors in music never go on to a career in music.  Besides the natural conclusion that a lot of kids never use their degrees, it leads to another less obvious conclusion.  And that is that there is a lot of musical talent out there that is not properly tapped. As we discussed that finding, you may have remembered an ambition you may have had in life to have your own singing group and to enjoy arranging and performing shows, … (12 comments)

retire: Empower People Around the World...... $ 25.00 at the time - 05/10/11 05:58 PM
Empower People Around the World...... $ 25.00 at the time Yesterday we noticed a post by Richard Ruggaber from LA, who by way of kiva.org is providing funding for "micro loans" to those in countries, situations and environments that would not otherwise be able to obtain a loan to start or grow their own small business. For Linda and I and in our little way we hope to pay it forward. To be honest, we had heard of Kiva a few years ago, but more or less lost track, so Thank you Richard for reminding us about this innovative way to … (10 comments)

 
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