January 2017

Found 4 blog entries for January 2017.



Last fall, we got a flurry of news in regards to Uber and its potential market in British Columbia. From Uber touting their confidence that BC will allow rideshare no problem, and in November, news that the Vancouver Council voted in favour of extending the moratorium on issuing new taxi licenses for another year. In lay terms? That meant no new taxis would be introduced until at least October 2017, making it impossible for Uber to break into the market. Fast forward to November, and we got a heads up that the fate of Uber might be revealed a little sooner than we thought. With the provincial government just around the corner, we’ll know pretty soon whether or not Uber or other ride-sharing services will be introduced to the province. Let’s just say

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Victoria Real Estate Market's Record Breaking 2016, Demand Likely to Continue in 2017

January 3, 2017, Victoria BC 

A total of 471 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this December, 1.3 per cent more than the 465 properties sold in December last year.

Victoria Market Report



Inventory Levels

Inventory levels edged lower than last year, with 1,493 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of December 2016, 40.7 per cent fewer than the 2,517 active listings at the end of December 2015.


"As we expected, 2016 broke records in terms of the number of properties sold in our area," notes Mike Nugent, outgoing 2016 President of the Board. "10,622 properties sold, which

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Tortoise Island | Gulf Island Real Estate 

A Virtual Tour of Robert Batemans' Island For Sale

The house was orginally conceived by Hank Schubart and Robert Bateman.. After spending many lovely days...weeks.. dreaming and finding the best spot to place a structure, a cabin was born!

Tortoise Island a retreat for the soul. Owned by Robert Bateman, artist & one of the top 100 environmental proponents of the 20th century.This 2+ acre Island is located within the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve about a 10 minute boat ride from Swartz Bay & moments from the airport and town . Nestled in on a sandstone isthmus is a retreat conceived by both Bateman and famed architect Hank Schubert.Accessed by water and enjoying year round deep water moorage, the 665 sqft

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Virtual Open House, 1501 Richmond Rd, Victoria BC, Condo for Sale

Get the Price! 


West facing located at the corner of Oak Bay and Richmond Avenues. Walk to Oak Bay village as well as all of the other excellent amenities incl.OakBay rec, Jubilee Hospital, Uvic etc. 2 bedrooms,den & 2bath. Master with walk-in closet and full 4 piece ensuite. Large kitchen with a bright eating area & skylights,In-suite laundry. Living room features a gas fireplace. Large west facing balcony. New fixtures in kitchen & bath as well as flooring. Other great features: Cats 'n Dogs, BBQ allowed & 1 rental opportunity left! The condo has secure underground parking,separate storage locker. This remediated and well managed complex has a new roof, new paint, tile

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