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By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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The shocking thing is when I took my small gas can to the gas station. It only holds 1 gallon and it cost over 5 dollars to fill! It is a shock to see the price per gallons. The price per liter has never really made sense to me. I still know our mini van probably gets about 15-20 mpg island drivi...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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I was talking to one of the pro's last night and I dint know that men's league had started up. I haven't hit balls in 5 month now I am totally out of sink. Why do I always vow to keep swinging the clubs all winter but never do. Yes you can play year round on Salt Spring. The first few rounds of t...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Yes I have to tell you about this. Just in case you are thinking of moving to Salt Spring you should know about this. Although it seem like a nice place anything can happen even here. It can happen anywhere I guess but I never new it could happen here. I might just buy locks for my doors....hum.....

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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The energy used to operate Salt Spring homes accounts for about one third of the energy we consume on Saltspring island each year. The Salt Spring Energy Strategy 2012 target is to reduce that amount by about one fifth. Here is how:Retrofit one thousand existing salt spring and Gulf island homes ...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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  HOME | EVENT | FEATURES | CONTACT | REGISTER | GALLERY | SPONSORS |        >>>  NOTICE of RACE <<<           Enter the 33rd edition of this classic 42-mile Victoria Day weekend race, which takes place in some of the most spectacular scenery on the west coast, including:· Captain Passage· Beaver...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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If you are going to rent a home on Salt Spring Island or for people renting Salt Spring properties there are a few places to look for Salt Spring rental information. The Driftwood classified ads. The Islands Marketplace free classified ads. The Salt Spring rental market is tight in the summer mon...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Scott's Salt Spring book list:These are books about Salt Spring island not authors there are over 120 authors that live on Salt Spring Island: "Salt Spring The Story of an Island" by Charles Kahn Its a new book still in print and is gives a very good account of the history of Salt Spring. "Hiking...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Vermiculite Insulation Vermiculite ore produced by the Libby Mine in Montana from the 1920's to 1990 was sold as Zonolite® Attic Insulation and could contain amphibole asbestos. If the Saltspring house has Vermiculite Insulation it "has to" be tested. I, Scott Simmons, could not sleep at night kn...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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There are numerous Salt Spring condos, town-homes or Strata's available to buy. Priced from 300 and up.First what is a condo. A condominium is a Strata in British Columbia. Strata, Condo, Condominium are all the same. Do not get a Strata confused with a Co-op which is totally different. All Strat...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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There are different types of Salt Spring waterfront: low bank, high bank, semi waterfront, tidal waterfront and lakefront. It is all diferent and not worth the same amount.If the property is on Salt Spring waterfront: Things to think about: Does the Salt Spring property have sensitive shoreline s...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Island BC is located in the best sailing grounds in Canada. The Salish Sea or the Gulf Islands it is just a great year round sailing and or boating area. There are 100 of small harbours or bays to anchor in. Beautiful vistas and lots to see. I have been sailing in the local area for 3...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Salt Spring Geocaching or Salt Spring Geo Cache. What is Salt Spring Island Geocaching? It is a high tec treasure hunting game which uses GPS and the internet.  There are about 6 Geo Caches on Salt Spring now with more coming on stream. Who can geo cache? Anyone can, some caches are easy  and som...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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Three Point Properties put on a very interesting and informative presentation of their new south Salt Spring development. They have two properties and are doing a density swap as per the OCP (official community plan). The Hughes farm on Fulford Ganges Rd will be divided into three properties and ...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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What affects the Salt Spring Island property market? Canadian dollar vs United States dollar  demographic shifts that efect Salt Spring and all the Gulf Islands Salt Spring Island zoning restrictions overall global economy interest rates supply and demand for Salt Spring real estateLets look at e...

By Salt Spring Island real estate agent Scott Simmons
(One Percent Realty Vancouver Island)
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These words of joy where shouted by the first non first nations people who settled on Salt Spring Island. This same saying has be echoed ever sense by all newcomers. That is why it is so great being a real estate agent on Salt Spring. When people move here I can see the Joy on their faces. I real...

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