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Pets or No Pets?

Pets or No Pets?

When it comes to your rental property, pets or no pets is the age-old question. Do you allow for pets in your rental home or not? If you check out your local listings, you’ll likely notice most homeowners have a strict no pet policy. There are several reasons people...

What to look for in a Commercial Property Management Company?

What to look for in a Commercial Property Management Company?

Commercial property management isn’t easy. For anyone that’s attempted to do it on their own — we commend you. With that in mind, even that select group of individuals will likely tell you that it’s one of the most challenging things they’ve ever done.   Whether...

Relocating with Pemberton Holmes

Relocating with Pemberton Holmes

There are many moving parts when you are looking to relocate: finding a home in your new location is one! To help you keep this exciting step as stress-free as possible, Pemberton Holmes Property Management offers relocation services to help you find your dream home...

Everything to know about Tenant Insurance

Everything to know about Tenant Insurance

As a tenant, your landlord is responsible for insuring and taking care of the home and the necessary repairs involved in owning property. However, they are not responsible for what may happen to your personal property, living accommodations, or possible liability in...

Renting from a Private Landlord VS. Property Management Company

Renting from a Private Landlord VS. Property Management Company

If you’ve ever rented an apartment or house before, there’s a good chance you did it through a private landlord or property management company. On the surface, they might not seem that different. They’re just two types of people who collect rent money from you at the...

What makes us different

What makes us different

Pemberton Holmes is a family company first and foremost operating on Vancouver Island  since 1887. Our services have generally been real estate focused, however, in the early 2000s, Property Management became an official division. Property management is a service...

Relocating to Vancouver Island made easy!

Relocating to Vancouver Island made easy!

As you might be well aware, securing a rental unit in Victoria has become increasingly difficult.  Rental vacancy rates are as close to zero as it has gotten here in the past few decades. That’s excruciating for anyone hunting for a new rental. Combined factors such...

Oak Bay: Neighbourhood Guide

Oak Bay: Neighbourhood Guide

Located at the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island is the peaceful neighbourhood of Oak Bay. Situated just far enough away from the bustle of the city, but an easy commute from downtown all while being surrounded by gardens, arbors, and protected old-growth trees....

Esquimalt: Neighbourhood Guide

Esquimalt: Neighbourhood Guide

Located less than 10 minutes from Downtown Victoria, with easy access over Victoria’s recently completed Johnson Street Bridge, the neighbourhood of Esquimalt offers a unique blend of history, nature, and convenience. Esquimalt offers a distinctive combination of...

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