February 13, 2015

Condos for Sale Victoria BC: Investigating Condo Building Insurance Premiums and Deductibles

Some of the most common factors that influence a strata’s current and future budget are the amount of reserve in the contingency fund, depreciation...
February 11, 2015

How Long Do Buildings Last? by David Albrice

We have tracked 1,651 buildings over a 20+ year period and have identified five life stages. These stages apply to all sectors: commercial, res...
February 10, 2015

Should You Break Your Mortgage?

Once again interest rates have dominated the headlines. First, it was the declining fixed rate. Fixed rates are usually priced off bond markets, ...
February 6, 2015

Condos for Sale Victoria BC: What January’s Real Estate Stats are Telling Us

It is easy to look at the monthly Victoria Real Estate Board stats and see good news: January was yet another month in a long series that out-perfo...
February 4, 2015

Gambling with Deferred Maintenance by David Albrice

"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences" - Robert Louis Stevenson. We may think we can outsmart consequences, we may try ...
January 29, 2015

Condos for Sale Victoria BC: Depreciation Report Loopholes that Could Cost You Thousands

There is no doubt that depreciation reports have been a major step forward in ensuring buyers of condos for sale Victoria BC have the full picture ...
January 23, 2015

Condos for Sale Victoria BC: Is Your Condo Worth What’s on Your 2015 Assessment?

Have you received your 2015 Property Assessment? We get a lot of people asking us at this time of year, “Did my property value go up because my as...
January 16, 2015

Seller to Pay Property Transfer Tax – Save up to $8,000!

Limited time only! Seller to pay property transfer tax at Harbour Homes II.I, save up to $8,000! Only 3 Waterside Townhomes Left: http://bit.ly/1...
January 15, 2015

Condos for Sale Victoria BC: Three Factors in Your Control When Selling Your Condo (and One That Isn’t)

I often speak to would-be condo sellers with condos for sale Victoria BC who have previously listed their homes for sale but were unsuccessful. Whe...
January 8, 2015

Condos for Sale Victoria BC – 2014 Condo Market in Review

The year in general was very solid for the real estate market as a whole, and we saw the number of sales increase almost every month over the year ...
January 5, 2015

Condos for Sale Victoria BC: Greater Victoria Condo Market on Big Rebound

Click http://bit.ly/1xxwEdV to check out a Times Colonist article featuring Tony Zarsadias discussing the upswing of the Victoria condo market and ...
December 12, 2014

Why a Real Estate Agent is Still the Best Way to Go

Q: Why should I pay an agent to sell my home rather than sell it on my own? A: Want to hear something funny? After six months of trying to sell hi...