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By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island fall fair is coming up on September 15-16. This is just such a great fair, with all the fun trappings of a real fair. My favorite is the zucchini races. Yes we race zucchini's on Salt Spring and my boys can hardly wait. This is not for kids only anyone can race any age. This is...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island house prices and replacement cost... I watch the house prices every day that is part of my job but sometimes I'm just shaking my head at the asking prices.Now I'm not allowed to talk about other listings so this is just example not about any one listing.Now lets say a house was...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate news "The other agents wont show your listings"... Because One Percent realty charges so little to sell a house there is a rumor that other agent wont show one of our listings.It is not true. Over the last week I have had 4 showing at two of my listing by other agen...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island wines have come of age. Wine, Wine and wineries there can never be to many wineries. This is one of my passions in life wine and wine making. Maybe I will list off some of my life passions so here they are in no particular order sailing, fine wines, fine food, Jazz and big band...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island news we don't have a Mayor But Scott Simmons is running for Mayor. Really he is running for Mayor and I'm rooting for him Go Scott Go. Here is the web site for the campaign http://www.scottsimmonsformayor.com/index.htm . So if anyone want to help out with the campaign that's gr...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate agent takes a night off... I did really. I went out on the Wednesday night sailing race at the Salt Spring Island sailing club. It was a nice night for racing, but are there bad nights. I went out on Rogers new boat Impossible with a friend Phillipe from Edmonton an...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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It's true I'm a total snob when it come to appliances. Yesterday I was pre viewing Salt Spring Island real estate for a customer coming to the island this weekend. They are looking in the million range and I was not impressed with the kitchen appliances.I have built and renovated quite a few home...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island's secluded Maracaibo estates... to cool what a place. I hope to be signing up a new listing on the estate. I have always thought it was such a interesting place. It is very very private. The roads are owned by the residents and it is not open to the public. It is like a gated c...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate Bed and breakfast - To B or not to B. How corny but it is a common question I get all the time. The B&B question? How hard is it to run a B&B and how much can I make?Over the last 5 years June and I have designed and build our B&B into our home. We have two totally ...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate blog has moved up to page one on Google for Salt Spring Island real estate. Yippee it has been a long road to move up. The nice thing is that my web site is now on page two second from the top. It has been very interesting problem moving up on the search engines. I ...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Tomorrow the water will be cool and wet. Actually it is a work day at Salt Spring's trip road RV park tomorrow. We are putting in a new dock. It should be a good day of work on the water. I really don't know the plan but will show up with my tools and Air compressor and nail gun. I still have a l...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate news a new listing so new I cant tell you... Actually it is not signed up yet but I sure hope it is signed up tomorrow night. It is a very sweet little home. Water view, sunny and quiet. I really get great Carma from the place it is like a tranquil little monastery....

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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As a Canadian I have to say I was really touched by the people I meet at the BBQ tonight. The Seattle Yacht Club has an out station on Salt Spring Island and tonight they gathered on mass. It was the annual commodore cruse and they had about 60 boats along for the ride.They invited the local cham...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate agent overhead cost. How can One Percent Realty agent Scott Simmons charge so little to sell your Salt Spring Island real estate? It's easy I have very little overhead.Cell phone $50 per monthweb hosting $50 per monthagency fee zerooffice rent zeroreceptionist cost ...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate agent story. Back in the day, between 1994 and 2001 I owned a small hot tub factory and two stores. What made my stores so successful was the way I priced the hot tubs. I had two prices one for the 7'x7' hot tubs $5238.14 and one for the larger 8'x8' hot tubs they w...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate bulletin "Is this agent plugged into the net enough?"In the last 24 hours I have managed to lose my first listing (I have been a buyers agent up until this last weekend) even before they signed up. I was surprised at the reason why. They though the other agent had a...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate video clip on One Percent Realty. This news clip is great and it sums it all up. I really think this is the wave of the future on Salt Spring Island.So watch the clip and see how the One Percent Realty system works. They are a growing company and I'm very excited to...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate news. Well it's official I'm now with One Percent Realty. I just could not resist. Most of my long time readers will know that I'm what they call a frugal person. I don't like to waste money. After running my own business for a decade and knowing I was only payed af...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island resort goes up in flames. It is about midnight and I have just returned home from watching the Salt Spring Island Bullock Lake resort go up in flames. It looked like the main club house was on fire and has burned to the ground.The Resort has been going through some tough financ...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island real estate tip "home staging". If a Salt Spring Island home for sale is empty it is just hard to get a warm feeling from it. Some of the houses are so big you just kind of wander around looking at these bare rooms and wondering. I have showed a few empty houses in the last two...

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