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Oldest Real Estate Brokerage In North America Helps to Cleans Up Local River In Parksville, BC

By: Phineas Gray
For : Pemberton Holmes Ltd
Category : Real Estate

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Owner, Mike Holmes
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The Parksville office is one of twelve Pemberton Holmes offices on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and opened in January 2016.
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EZ Press Release  -- July 15, 2016 On July 6, 2016 a group of REALTORS® from the Pemberton Holmes Real Estate office in Parksville, British Columbia hosted a riverside clean up in the small community of San Pareil.  The area is often home to transient campers along the river, and the volunteers spent the morning removing litter and left behind items from the water and the surrounding grounds.

"Taking an active role in our communities is one of the best opportunities we have to give back to our clients, our neighbours and our families.  Here at Pemberton Holmes a real estate agent is more than just a person to purchase and list your home through." emphasizes Pemberton Holmes Managing Broker, Kim Leslie Young.

In attendance at the estuary clean up with Kim Leslie Young were REALTORS® Sandy Macrae and Michael Eisenrigler, as well as office administrator Kim Gray and her seven year old son, Adam.  Monika Marguerite Lux of Oceanside Island Photography was on hand to assist in the litter removal as well as to photograph the efforts.

The Parksville office is one of twelve Pemberton Holmes offices on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and opened in January 2016.   This is the first of many planned community-based projects for the small office as they embrace their mission to help protect the water and improve the environmental quality.  

About Pemberton Holmes Ltd : Pemberton Holmes was established in Victoria, British Columbia in 1887 by Joseph Despard Pemberton, who arrived in Fort Victoria in 1851 after an eventful four month journey from South Hampton, England to work as a Surveyor of Vancouver’s Island on behalf of the Hudson’s Bay Company.  Over 125 years and six generations later, Pemberton Holmes is one of the oldest family-owned and operated real estate brokerages in North America.  The firm has over 260 agents in 12 offices from Victoria to Parksville and the Gulf Islands, offering residential and commercial real estate and property management services as well as strata management.


Company : Pemberton Holmes Ltd
Contact : Mike Holmes
Address : 805 Cloverdale Avenue #150, Victoria, BC V8X 2S9 Canada
Phone : 250-384-8124
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