April 14, 2011

Economics Update – BoC Leaves Rate Unchanged

The Bank of Canada announced Tuesday that the target overnight rate will be staying put for the time being at 1%, giving us variable rate mortgagor...
March 17, 2011

The scoop on 55+ condos

The 55+ condo market is a funny one.  Most condos that are found in 55+ buildings are seemingly discounted to reflect the fact that there is a smal...
March 10, 2011

New Listing! Just LIKE a condo, but with a yard!

We have just listed a great condo alternative! It is a cute little private, 2 bedroom & den, house backed off of Shelbourne Street built only twel...
March 7, 2011

All Things Balanced – Feng Shui for Selling Your Home

Gail Cole’s Victoria business “All Things Balanced” can help you Sell Your Home faster and easier with Feng Shui changes. After a consultation, you...
March 3, 2011

Feng Shui for Selling Your Home – FREE!

The Condo Group is honoured to have Gail Cole of All Things Balanced conducting a free presentation, “Feng Shui for Selling Your Home” on March 8, ...
January 26, 2011

What lawyers and teachers have to do with condos

  Let’s pretend for a second that you are driving down the street in your car, obeying all the traffic laws, when you get t-boned by a big truck t...
January 18, 2011

Space Saving Furniture Ideas

When showing Condominiums many of my clients are concerned with maximizing square footage. How can you get more storage space, create another bedro...
January 18, 2011

New Mortgage Lending Terms

Default insured mortgage changes announced by federal government On January 17, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced three new changes to the ...
January 14, 2011

Trust The Data: Average Price of Home in Victoria Increased in 2010

Although many of us simply skim the news for interesting headings, one should caution taking the word of the media without taking a closer look at ...
December 8, 2010

The Canadian Economy and Victoria Real Estate

Check out the news from the Times Colonist last week: "The Canadian economy did not perform up to analyst predictions. Between July and September,...
November 18, 2010

Parking in Downtown Victoria.

Parking? This is seen as a major issue with a number of people when they are considering purchasing a condo in downtown Victoria. I receive phone c...
November 18, 2010

First Time Homebuyers.

If you are a first-time homebuyer in the Province of British Columbia you should be aware of a few notable changes to the buyer’s exemption under t...