November 16, 2012

Tired of searching condos all day? Use a Condo Expert!

Although the title of this blog seems a bit self-serving, I am constantly reminded of the arduous task that many of my clients are faced with when ...
November 9, 2012

Rain Screen Construction: How do I know my condo is protected when it rains?

I'm sure you have seen a number of amazing interior photos and glanced at a few exterior photos while searching for your perfect condo! You are loo...
November 3, 2012

Declining Sales in Greater Victoria Condos: Prices to Follow?

  New Development: · There are 5 buildings in Victoria under construction right now. They add more than 500 brand new condos to the 500+ curren...
October 30, 2012

Under the Radar

When looking to buy a condo or home in Victoria, people seem to gravitate toward Oak Bay, Fairfield, James Bay and Rocklands. Now don't get me wron...
October 30, 2012

Railyards: Hitting the Mark

The market may be slowing down, but demand for new properties at the Railyards is not. Admittedly I am very biased towards this development given t...
October 30, 2012

More About Depreciation Reports

As Condo Specialists we often have the opportunity to sit down with industry experts to learn about things that will affect our clients. Recently w...
October 19, 2012

Is the Value in a Condo or Townhouse?

If you are considering buying (or selling for that matter), it is important to understand where the value in your condo or townhouse comes from.  W...
October 19, 2012

Why Some Condos Allow Pets and Some Don’t

When helping clients find their perfect condo, we often run into buildings that do not allow pets.  This is fairly common in downtown Victoria and ...
August 28, 2012

Depreciation Reports

I recently sold a condo at 1010 View street, and while reading through the strata documents I came across a very comprehensive "Depreciation Report...
August 20, 2012

Townhouse Projects To Watch Out For!

There are two great townhouse projects that will be coming to the market in the very near future. For those of you that missed out on the last phas...
August 7, 2012

Buying A Court-Ordered Sale

Every so often, you will come across a listing on MLS that is a court-ordered sale (COS).  Many clients ask me about COSs and my opinions on them, ...
August 7, 2012

Why this is a Condo Buyer’s Market

If you are like most of us you hear in the news almost every day that it is a Buyer’s market. Your next thought may be why are people saying this? ...