November 2, 2016

Victoria Real Estate: VREB Releases Its October Numbers

October has past, and the Victoria Real Estate Board seems to have hit a bit of a lull. This lull is likely due to the significant decrease in curr...
October 27, 2016

Canada Revenue Agency: Changes in 2017

As 2016 winds down (we know - where did 2016 go?), income taxes and the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will start to become a forethought for people. ...
October 20, 2016

Victoria Real Estate: CMHC Raises Canada’s Risk Rating

In an article posted on The Globe and Mail on Monday, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced that they were getting ready t...
October 13, 2016

Victoria: Council Eliminates Minimum Unit Size Restriction

Council eliminates minimum unit size restriction In September, Victoria city council voted to remove the minimum unit size restriction in the 22 r...
October 4, 2016

VREB Releases September Stats

We've officially moved into Fall 2016: there is a noticeable change in the air and pumpkin Blizzards are officially available again at Dairy Queen....
October 4, 2016

Mortgage Applications: How Ottawa is Changing Requirements

Ottawa Announces Changes On Monday, Ottawa announced that they were implementing changes to how buyers apply for mortgage applications. Starting O...
September 29, 2016

Mortgage Rules: Foreign Buyers Set to See Changes

On Monday, The Globe and Mail shared with Canadians that Scotiabank and the BMO planned to adjust their underwriting requirements for foreign buyer...
September 9, 2016

Selling Your Home: What Goes Into That?

Selling your home is usually not an easy decision to make. It’s one that you spend days, weeks, years thinking about, mulling over timing, logistic...
September 6, 2016

Sales Contract: What Can You Take With You?

So, how important are those items included in your sales contract on page 2? If your stunning dining-room chandelier has to come with you when you ...
September 6, 2016

New Condo Construction: What’s Up Next?

We all already know that Victoria real estate right now is uncharted territory, but we’re starting to see a different angle in this new era: lack o...
September 2, 2016

Victoria Real Estate Board Releases August Stats

September is here, there's talk of Pumpkin Spice everywhere, and I think most of us are wondering where summer has gone while we still try to squee...
August 29, 2016

Cleanliness: How Clean Should Your House Be When You Move Out?

Cleanliness is a pretty subjective idea, without a doubt. But what does it actually mean when it comes to moving out of your house and leaving it r...