Interested in buying a home on Salt Spring Island, BC?

If you are interested in buying a home on Salt Spring Island, BC. in 2018 now is the time to start your home buying search.

The rest of Canada may still be in the deep freeze but on Salt Spring Island, we are already starting to see spring flowers pop up. Thanks to our temperate climate, spring comes early to Salt Spring.

In addition to spring flowers, listings for homes for sale on Salt Spring Island will soon pop up. If you want to move to the island it is important for you to start to see new listings as soon as they hit the market.

Even if you are not planning to move here for some time, it’s important to start your research early.  That way when you come over to look at property, you have an idea of pricing…location and the varied housing styles available to you.


The topography, micro-climates and sheer size of Salt Spring Island, 27 Kilometers (17 Miles) long, 14k (9 Miles) wide and covers 185 sq. Kilometers (74 Sq Miles) means that there are lots of areas of the island to choose from.

When buying a home on Salt Spring Island, you need to not only consider the house itself but the location: amount of sunlight, available water, views, zoning and proximity to amenities.  For example, if you are an avid gardener, you need a plentiful supply of both sun and water.  For others, a picture perfect house in the middle of a lush green forest is their idea of heaven.

Salt Spring Island is beautiful and it is a wonderful place to live….let me help guide you through the process of buying your perfect home on Salt Spring Island. 

Geoff Hartle

Real Estate Advisor, Salt Spring Island

Engel & Völkers

Cell 250-526-0005