February 2, 2017

Secondary Suites: Oak Bay Looks to Legalize Rentals

This week, the district of Oak Bay announced that they were looking into the possibility of changing their long-standing rule against secondary sui...
January 26, 2017

Victoria Real Estate: CMHC Raises Risk Level

This morning, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) issued a red alert for the city of Victoria’s real estate market, putting the city on ...
January 24, 2017

Required Minimum Sizes: Micro-Condos Officially on the Way In?

This week at the semi-monthly council meeting, Victoria city council will discuss further the merits of eliminating the required minimum sizes and ...
January 18, 2017

Chinese Government: Will They Change the Game?

Starting July 1, 2017, the Chinese government will order financial institutions to declare any foreign and domestic transactions involving anything...
January 11, 2017

Listing Photos: How Important Are They?

When you put your home on the market, like with any new introduction, you have one chance to make an impression on your prospective buyers. Accordi...
January 5, 2017

Victoria Real Estate: A Record-Setting Year

As we move in to a new year, we look back at the past year and decide what we want to focus on in the year to come. Victoria Real Estate in 2016 br...
January 4, 2017

BC’s Down Payment Program: Is It Good or Bad?

In early December, Christy Clark and the BC government announced they are prepared to help ease the struggle of first-time buyers by offering to ma...
December 20, 2016

Condo Living: Your Owner Responsibilities

Condo living is its own lifestyle. When you purchase your condo, you become a member of a larger community. You live collectively in the building i...
December 16, 2016

Homes for Sale: Let’s Get Yours Ready to List

Two weeks ago, we talked about how now might be the best time for you to add your property to the list of homes for sale. Inventory is still shocki...
December 9, 2016

Balanced Market: What’s It Going to Take?

A couple of weeks ago, we sat in our weekly meeting and got to talking about what this Victoria real estate market looks like and how it compares t...
December 2, 2016

Victoria Real Estate: VREB Releases Its November Numbers

December is upon us and I think everyone is looking forward to the New Year of 2017 ahead.    The Victoria real estate market stayed strong in No...
November 29, 2016

Listing Your Condo: Could December Be a Good Time?

It’s December as of Thursday, and I imagine prepping for Christmas is at the forefront of your brain and not whether this is a good time for listin...