Victoria Real Estate

Nov. 26, 2022

BC Home Buyer Rescission Period, BC Housing Ministry, Anti-Flipping Rules & more

One Hour Ideas for Boosting Curb Appeal

You’ve heard of the term “curb appeal”. It refers to the initial impression buyers get when they first see your property from the street. If the impression is a good one, it sets the right tone for the rest of the home viewing ...
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Nov. 17, 2022

Housing Starts Slowed, Rent going up, Questions to Ask Buying a Condo, Beginning of the End for Canada’s Housing Correction

Finding the List Price “Tipping Points” 


Setting the right list price for a home is a mystery for many sellers. How do you begin to determine what buyers are likely to pay for your property? After all, no two homes are exactly alike.

Yet, setting the right price is crucial ...

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Nov. 11, 2022

???? Remembering Those Who Served, Strong Employment, More Rate Hikes, Planning your Income Suite Renovation & More.

Getting Family Members on the Same Page

Remember the last time you had a family discussion about what to have for dinner? Chances are, there were some disagreements! In fact, it might have been agonizing trying to get everyone to settle on the same dish. Now imagine getting everyone to ...
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Nov. 2, 2022

Victoria Real Estate Market update, Ban on Foreign Investment, Secrets for Selling your Home, Ban on Off-Market Listings

Victoria Real Estate Board Market Update
 

A slight uptick in sales and inventory, but Victoria market still requires commitment to homes

November 1, 2022  A total of 480 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this October, 35.6 per cent fewer than the 745 properties sold in October 2021 but a ...
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Oct. 27, 2022

Closing Day, Renos Yay or Nay? Interest Rate Rise & More...

Should You Buy a Home that Needs Work?

Imagine you find a home on the market that checks all the boxes. There’s only one issue. It needs work. Perhaps the paint has faded, or the kitchen is old, or there are repairs needed.

Should you make an offer on that ...

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Oct. 3, 2022

Victoria's summer real estate market conditions push into September

Victoria Real Estate Board MLS® Statistics

Victoria's summer real estate market conditions push into September

October 3, 2022  A total of 410 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this September, 46.1 per cent fewer than the 761 properties sold in September 2021 and a ...
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Sept. 30, 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

The day honours the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts ...
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Sept. 19, 2022

This week in the real estate news, Older Homes & More!

WHAT TO WATCH FOR WHEN VIEWING OLDER HOMES

Buying an older property definitely has its advantages. The neighbourhood will already be well-established, so you’ll be able to get a sense of the community. The trees will be grown. The area will have a defined character. This combination of an older ...

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Sept. 2, 2022

Less Pressure on Buyers in August in the Victoria Real Estate Market

 
VICTORIA REAL ESTATE BOARD MLS® STATISTICS

Less pressure on buyers in August in the Victoria real estate market

September 1, 2022  A total of 478 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 42.5 per cent fewer than the 831 properties sold in ...
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Aug. 26, 2022

Buy a Home Now or Wait?

HEADLINE HIGHLIGHTS - this week in the news

56% of Canadians say they can't keep pace with high cost of living, according to survey

 

Rate hikes will end sooner than markets think: Rosenberg

 

Canadian Home Prices Fall 5% in July, Down 23% Total From Market Peak

 

Canadian ...

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