June 2, 2011

What kind of market is this???

A lot of people have been asking me what kind of real estate market are we seeing in Victoria right now.  Of course, there isn't one catch all answ...
May 30, 2011

The Condo Group Bastion Square Grand Prix – Results

Check out the results at http://www.pedalmag.com/index.php?module=Section&action=viewdetail&item_id=20751
May 26, 2011

How to Spot a Leaky Condo

The leaky condo era was one of the most devastating things to happen to the condo market. In the 90's when buildings started to be confirmed as lea...
May 25, 2011

The Condo Group in the Community

For the 2nd straight year, The Condo Group is sponsoring the Condo Group Bastion Square Grand Prix cycling race, one of the highlights of the 3 wee...
May 24, 2011

What is Included in a 2-5-10 Warranty?

The most straighforward answer to this question is a direct quote from the Homeowner Protection Office’s website: “Homes built by Licensed Residen...
May 18, 2011

The Stats – Looking Deeper

I came across an article the other day that talked about how "the number of property sales throughout Greater Victoria softened in April while pric...
May 17, 2011

My TC 10k Race Report

Hey folks! Here's my report on the TC 10k: Let me start by saying that The Condo Group has to be one of the fittest companies in Victoria.  We ha...
May 14, 2011

“Are You Working With A Realtor?”

“Are You Working With A Realtor?” Have you ever walked into an open house/condo, or called a listing agent to request a viewing and been asked, “a...
May 4, 2011

Determining A Condo’s Value

Determining the Value of a Condo There are many methods that people use to determine the value of a condo, (price per square foot, percentage of as...
April 23, 2011

Current, Pending, Expired…Definitions

What does ‘Pending’ mean, anyway? When you are looking at mls listings or listening to Realtors, you may hear a few different terms to describe th...
April 23, 2011

Condo Greening – Happy Earth Day!

I can’t think of a better day to share some plans The Condo Group has been working on for the last 6 months to not only be a little greener, but to...
April 20, 2011

Soft Lofts and Hard Lofts

What is a “soft” loft? In recent years developers have built new buildings with some of the characteristics of a hard loft such as high ceilings, b...