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“We are your source for real estate in Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Deep Bay and Surrounding area.”


Ron and his team take pride in developing long-term relationships based on mutual respect. Above all, we have an uncompromising dedication to the highest principles of professionalism and integrity. We continually strive to exceed our client’s expectations, bringing full service and added value to each and every real estate transaction.

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Ron & Peggy have successfully partnered in real estate since 1986, mastering every type of market condition. Peggy has over 20 years experience as a licensed REALTOR® and now puts her varied talents to use as Ron’s full-time Administrative Assistant and Marketing Coordinator.

“Repeat-clients and referrals have been essential to the longevity of our careers”, Peggy notes. “We both believe a REALTOR’S® primary job is to educate. It is only by sharing our ever growing knowledge and experience that our clients are able to make wise choices.

Ron is a Residential Relocation Specialist and a certified Senior’s Real Estate Specialist®. He has valuable experience in every type of real estate transaction from career transfers to recreational purchases – expanding families to empty nesters – first time Buyers to retirement planning and more.

Ron is an excellent negotiator – he just won’t let an offer die. He is a natural problem solver and his creativity and perseverance shine when a deal needs something extra to make it work.
Whatever the market conditions, homes offering the best value sell quickly. Beat other homebuyers to the hottest new homes for sale in the beautiful communities of Nanoose Bay, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Errington, Bowser & Deep Bay with my New Listings Notification.

Please browse my website for listings, reports and important local real estate information. We provide FREE consultations and home evaluations – why not contact us now?
We are there to serve you before the sign goes in the ground and long after the keys exchange hands on moving day.


Ron & Peggy Mehan
RE/MAX First Realty

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Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

VIREB – Buyer Aspirations Suffering Due to Mortgage Stress Test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2019 Buyer Aspirations Suffering Due to Mortgage Stress Test NANAIMO, BC – Sales of single-family homes in April board-wide dipped by 13 per cent year over year but rose by 33 per cent from March. … Continue reading

Happy Easter Everyone!

“What’s so fascinating and frustrating and great about life is that you’re constantly starting over, all the time, and I love that.” —Billy Crystal

Housing Sales Continue to Be Hampered

VIREB – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2019 Guideline B-20 Continues to Hamper Housing Sales NANAIMO, BC – Sales of single-family homes in March board-wide dipped by 23 per cent year over year but were up 36 per cent from … Continue reading

Mortgage Stress Test Taking a Toll on Housing Sales – Benchmark Prices Rise

Mortgage Stress Test Taking a Toll on Housing Sales – Benchmark Prices Rise Vancouver Island, BC – The mortgage stress test, also known as Guideline B-20, is taking a toll on housing sales throughout the province, and Vancouver Island is … Continue reading


Student Experiment Going Into Space PARKSVILLE, B.C., Canada – January 14, 2019) It’s official! A science experiment designed by five École Ballenas students will go into space. This summer, when the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program Mission 13 to the International … Continue reading

Craig Bay residents donate food, cash to Salvation Army Food Bank

  The Parksville strata members donated more than 2,300 pounds of food and $15,000 Craig Bay residents stepped up in a big way, donating more than 2,300 pounds of food and $15,000 to the Salvation Army Food Bank. The annual … Continue reading


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