2. Scope out the neighbourhoods
Before you start looking at individual homes, figure out which neighbourhoods you would prefer to live in. How close are schools? Stores? Be aware, that some areas North and South of Powell River do not have high speed internet. These all have an impact. Also, check common areas in a community like parks and playgrounds – they can say a lot about how the residents feel about their neighbourhood, so look for tell-tale signs of neglect or proud upkeep. Having been born and raised here, and raised my family here - I can tell you all about the hidden beaches, trails and wonderful parts of our town.