Update Your Home With The Latest Tech From Budget Blinds

Posted on Mar 22, 2020

Have you been taking the time to start spring cleaning? Are you finding some things around the house in need of a refresh or an update? This is a great time of year to refresh your home and Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island is ready to help with more than just blinds.

While Budget Blinds has window coverings for every budget, with the largest selection in North America, including a new partnership with Hunter Douglas, their many Vancouver Island locations also offer so much more for your home.

Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island offers a wide variety of home automation options from Lutron sure to spark the interest of the techie in your home. And if you don’t have a techie at home? Not to worry, their staff can guide you through the newest options to give your home a modern update and make day-to-day life at home even easier. 

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You Can Now Find Hunter Douglas Products at Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island

Posted on Feb 27, 2020

Two of Vancouver Island’s best-known brands in window coverings have come together to provide customers with an expanded selection of blinds, drapes and more. Budget Blinds has teamed up with Hunter Douglas to provide their clients with easy access to the catalogue of Hunter Douglas’s world-famous offerings. 

Now Budget Blinds’ free in-home consultations include the opportunity to choose from Hunter Douglas’ hundreds of window-covering products including sheers, shades, blinds and shutters plus PowerView® motorization and other advanced operating systems. Budget Blinds’ designers can still offer any of their own in-house brands as well.

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Update Your Home and Give Back With Budget Blinds on Central Vancouver Island This December

Posted on Dec 17, 2018

December is the time for giving and Budget Blinds is giving back to you, and to others on your behalf.

This month receive a 25% instant rebate on all orders, and Budget Blinds will pay the GST. Additionally, Budget Blinds will donate 5% of your product total to the Vancouver Island charity of your choice: YANA (You Are Not Alone); the BCSPCA; or VIMHS (Vancouver Island Mental Health Society)

Give your home a facelift this holiday season, save yourself some money and give back to others, with just one call to Budget Blinds on the Central Island.

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Vancouver Island Real Estate Board Releases 2016 Buyer Profile

Posted on Jun 26, 2017

The 2016 Buyer Profile provides statistical information summarizing “home characteristics” for VIREB’s overall board area within its boundaries. These include Duncan-Cowichan Valley, Nanaimo, Port Alberni-West Coast, Parksville- Qualicum, Comox Valley, Campbell River, North Island, and the Islands.

At 81.5 per cent, owner-occupiers continue to be the primary buyers in the VIREB area.

In 2016, 26 per cent of homes that sold were under $250,000, 51 per cent were under $350,000, and 68 per cent sold for under $500,000, Only 1.4 per cent of homes in the VIREB area sold for more than $1 million dollars.

At 58 per cent, single-family detached homes represented the majority of purchases in 2016, with condominium apartments accounting for 10 per cent of purchases and townhomes garnering 7.2 per cent of total home sales.

In terms of aggregated buyer origin, home purchasers break down as follows:

  • 31.6 per cent from Vancouver Island;
  • 41.6 per cent from elsewhere in British Columbia (Vancouver and the Fraser Valley make up 27.8 per cent of that figure);
  • 24.2 per cent from elsewhere in Canada; and
  • 2.6 per cent from outside of Canada.

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