Real Estate Blog

Things to do in Victoria

 

One of the many great things about living on Vancouver Island is the ability to hike out to incredible places like Mystic Beach | Juan de Fuca Marine Trail.

An hour out of Victoria is this beautiful part of the world. The Juan de Fuca Marine Trail is a rugged 47-kilometre wilderness hiking trail located within Juan de Fuca Provincial Park along the southwestern coast of Vancouver Island. The trail stretches from China Beach, 35 km west of Sooke, to Botanical Beach, just outside Port Renfrew. Panoramic views of the coastline, Juan de Fuca Strait and the Olympic Mountains can be seen from many points along this rainforest trail. Lucky are those who spot a pod of whales, but it is not uncommon to view sea lions, bald eagles,

98 Views, 0 Comments

A lukewarm spring comes to an end for the Victoria Real Estate market

A total of 740 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, 4.5 per cent more than the 708 properties sold in June 2018 but a 12.7 per cent decrease from May 2019. Sales of condominiums were down 6.1 per cent from June 2018 with 216 units sold. Sales of single family homes increased 10.4 per cent from June 2018 with 394 sold.

*IF you would like to see more specific graphs like the ones above, please don't hesitate to ask.

“June has trended lower than May for the past few years and tends to signal the end of the active spring market," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. “The summer months of July and August generally see less activity

137 Views, 0 Comments

Living on the West Coast

Welcome home to Cordova Bay. Sited on a 16000 sqft lot, this Cordova Bay home for sale is a wonderful family home nestled back from the road in amongst mature Cedars.

Victoria Real Estate has been a staple of the economy in BC and this Cordova Bay home for sale stands in a pretty special location. The home has 4 bedroom and 3 bathrooms with the master on the main floor with ensuite & a second bedroom. Many people today are looking for one level living in the event of bad knees or heart issues, so having the master on the main is a desirable feature.Large lot in Cordova Bay

Hardwood floors through the main portion of the home, updated kitchen with great access to west facing patio for dinners outside. A generous living room allows for separation from

31 Views, 0 Comments

Live on a Float Home

Living in style on the water has never been more affordable. Introducing "The Swan". Renovated at Fisherman's Wharf to accommodate a fabulous west facing deck off the new living space with lofted ceilings and a glass wall this float home will not disappoint! New hardy back plank siding, new plumbing throughout upstairs and downstairs, New potlights and lighting throughout.Stainless appliances with maple millwork in kitchen and granite countertops. 2 custom propane fireplaces. Flooring included acacia engineered hardwood+maple & mahogany. Hot water on demand, laundry & full bath. Sliding barn doors Metal roof as well as new billets flotation for an added 8000 pounds of weight bearing. Parking included in your service fee. Minutes

1,439 Views, 0 Comments

Victoria West Townhouse for sale | Victoria Real Estate

 

Victoria West Townhouse

Vic West is ideally located for access to everything you desire. A short walk, bike or drive to downtown, this pet friendly, southwest facing end unit is perfect for growing families or those with pets. The private patio is a gardeners oasis and a peaceful space to relax at the end of a busy work day. A good size kitchen and living area on 4 levels provide both privacy for you and your family along with space for your pets. You can walk out your door to End unit townhouse located in a quiet family oriented complex.You will appreciate all that Victoria has to offer here with close access to parks, trails, french and english schools and the Songhees walkway. The spacious

160 Views, 0 Comments

The Victoria real estate market’s return to balance not linear, but also not unexpected


November 1, 2018  A total of 598 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this October, 9.9 per cent fewer than the 664 properties sold in October of last year, but a 12.2 per cent increase from September 2018. Sales of condominiums were down 15.5 per cent from last year in October with 180 units sold, but up 20.8 per cent when compared to September 2018. Sales of single family homes were down 14.7 per cent from 2017 with 289 sold this October, 1.4 per cent more than the previous month.

Single Family Average List Price for the month of October

 



"We continue to see the housing market shift into a more balanced state, though the trajectory is not

8,212 Views, 0 Comments

Victoria Real Estate

Victoria Real Estate Market Continues to Stabilize A total of 533 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this September, 16.7 per cent fewer than the 640 properties sold in September of last year, and a 10.3 per cent decrease from August 2018. Sales of condominiums were down 30.4 per cent from last year in September with 149 units sold. Sales of single family homes were down 9.2 per cent from 2017 with 285 sold this September.

Victoria Single Family home Stats for September

 

Victoria Condo Sales & Stats for September

Victoria Townhome Sales & Stats for September

Summary

“This year’s housing market has continued to behave as we’ve expected, moderating after the record setting pace of 2016 and

2,216 Views, 0 Comments

Victoria's Real Estate Market Simmers at the End of Summer

September 4, 2018  A total of 594 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 19.3 per cent fewer than the 736 properties sold in August of last year, and an 8.8 per cent decrease from July 2018. Sales of condominiums were down 5.3 per cent from last year in August with 195 units sold. Sales of single family homes were down 22.1 per cent from 2017 with 304 sold this August.

"Prices in our market are quite flat right now, with a slow, long-term trend toward a more balanced market," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Kyle Kerr. "Listings have remained relatively static for months after an initial increase last spring. However, this plateau has included more high value

312 Views, 0 Comments

 

Golf Course Lifestyle & Living

Embrace the West Coast with this exceptional home.

Show me the price!
Bear Mountain Retreat

**$60,000 Golf Membership included in price!

Sited perfectly at the end of a cul-de-sac with unobstructed views and privacy on the 18th fairway and green of the included membership at Bear Mountains Jack Nicklaus designed golf course. Victoria Realtor Stephen Foster takes the viewer through this Bear Mountain Real Estate for sale.Hedgestone Lane

The home was designed and crafted with a discerning eye and care, the residence boasts 3388 sqft of curated living space. The 3 bed, 4 bath home with office and guest accommodation with extra kitchen, has been spared no expense in the details. 12' ceilings dominate the entry.Whitewashed oak

317 Views, 0 Comments

322 Plaskett Place | Waterfront Property for Sale | Victoria BC

322 Plaskett Place is a rare combination of four high value elements in today’s Victoria; an protected waterfront location, a estate sized lot , a gracious single family dwelling and a short commute to the downtown core. 

The Location

Set back on a no-through road and nestled between Macauley Point and Saxe Point park, it is a 10 minute walk to shopping, restaurants, cafe’s, groceries and the brand new Esquimalt recreation center. Launch your boat for sight seeing or fishing right next door at the Esquimalt Anglers Association at Macauley Point Park.  Downtown Victoria is a 10 minute drive or bike to the inner harbour and the vibrant culinary and cultural downtown core.

The Property

The

2,395 Views, 0 Comments