Cost Plus or Contract Building?

Cost Plus or Contract Building

 Cost Plus or Contract Building? When planning to build a new home and you’re choosing a licensed general contractor, the two main ways to proceed are by having a fixed contract with allowances for the products and labour or a cost plus contract where you are given the invoices to pay… Read More

9 Reasons to Build in the Winter

                Wait, what? Build in the winter? YES! You can build in the winter and in fact it may be more advantageous to build now vs. building in the busier spring/summer months. In Canada we tend to think in terms of a distinct… Read More

Name Change for the Homeowner Protection Office

          Via BC Housing We’ve changed our name to Licensing and Consumer Services Since joining BC Housing in April 2010, we maintained a separate identity to ensure a smooth transition. But we’ve fully integrated into BC Housing and retired the HPO name and logo. It’s a new… Read More

Dynamic, Rewarding, Fun!

    At Pacific Homes, we pride ourselves in creating a fun work environment.  We are firm believers that friendly competition amongst peers and challenging ourselves is important in helping us put our best foot forward. There is a pride within individuals that translates into buy-in from each team member, and… Read More

How Much Does It Cost Per Square Foot To Build A Home?

A new house will probably cost between $100 and $350 per square foot. Yes, that is a huge range and here’s why: In one form or another, this is one of the most frequent questions we hear. Unfortunately, it is also one of the few questions that we simply cannot… Read More

South Cowichan Rotary Golf Tournament Sponsor

Community Life Cowichan Valley, BC Pacific Homes a proud sponsor & supporter of the annual South Cowichan Rotary Golf Tournament. The club was chartered on March 16, 1991, and has made significant contributions to the community of South Cowichan over the years. Pictured Below: Ray Greene- Sales & Project Consultant … Read More

Aging in Place… the Silver Tsunami

Aging in Place… I guess I must say that I am writing from a perspective of someone that is at the point in their life that requires a more serious look into the future. Apparently, I am part of 25% plus of the world’s population that was born between 1946… Read More

Product Selction Guide

The Product Selection Guide To Your Building Package

  Flexibility and Options… Here at Pacific Homes not only can you design your custom blueprints from scratch, but you can also customize the entire list of materials that go into your prefabricated building package to suit your building project, desires, and lifestyle. How we achieve this is through our… Read More