Women and War: Women and their Service during the First World War

By |2021-11-22T22:06:01+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island|Tags: , , , , |

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials that

When our Ho(l)mes are far away: The letters that connect us all

By |2021-11-09T00:21:59+00:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

As our logo says, Pemberton Holmes was established in 1887. This date has given the family-run company time to not only amass an extensive history, but also to grow an archive of materials that

The Haunted Ho(l)mes of Vancouver Island

By |2021-10-27T22:31:51+00:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island|Tags: , , |

Looking for real estate, with a spooky season twist? Look no further, as we’ve got the inside scoop! While we’re sure we all can acknowledge Victoria’s spooky potential, it may come as a surprise

Real Estate Agents: An Origin Story

By |2021-10-13T20:55:51+00:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Historical Vancouver Island, REALTOR®|Tags: , , |

With nearly 300 agents in the Pemberton Holmes brokerage alone, and hundreds more on the island, the profession of a real estate agent is well known to us all. But that begs the question…when

What’s in a Name?

By |2021-08-25T22:48:15+00:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Thanks to our logo, it comes as no surprise that Pemberton Holmes has been around for quite some time. 134 years to be exact. But that brings us to the other half of our

Vancouver Island Hiking Trails To Explore

By |2020-09-25T19:47:30+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With the clocks springing forward this weekend and the promise of warmer weather just around the corner, now is the perfect time to begin planning outdoor activities that make the most of our cherished spring

3 Local Vancouver Island Magazines

By |2021-08-27T23:09:37+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's one of life's simple pleasures to flip through a good magazine while you're waiting for an appointment at the hair salon, or to board a flight, or just hanging out on the couch on

Hidden Gems In and Around Victoria

By |2020-09-25T19:45:56+00:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Historical Vancouver Island, Lifestyle, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You've probably already heard of Victoria's well known and much loved attractions, from Beacon Hill Park's friendly peacocks, to Dallas Road's panoramic views of the Olympic mountains, to the quaint and colorful houseboat community at

Lest We Forget

By |2020-09-25T19:43:24+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Cultural Events, Historical Vancouver Island, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria|Tags: , , , , |

On November the 11th, we remember those who died in military service, and honour those who served in wartime with Remembrance Day; a yearly memorial day that is observed in Canada and in many Commonwealth

A Brief History of Victoria

By |2020-09-25T19:42:25+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Buying a Property, Cultural Events, Enjoying Your Home, Historical Vancouver Island, Investing in Real Estate, Lifestyle, Listing Your Home, REALTOR®, Things To Do, Tourism BC, Vancouver Island Neighbourhoods, Victoria, Victoria Real Estate Market|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over at Pemberton Holmes, we love Victoria. Known not only for it's beauty, year-round indoor and outdoor activities, and some of the worlds friendliest people - we also have a storied history. Read on to

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