January 2018

Found 4 blog entries for January 2018.

Westbay Quay

The Westbay Quay is probably one of the most aesthetically compelling new real estate developments in the greater Victoria area. This collection of three, low rise buildings features both residential and ground floor commercial space in the heart of the Westbay Marina. The collection features 85 condominiums incorporating the waterfront into the 

lifestyle that so many people are looking for in a city home.

More Info Please
Waterside Living

 

 

Residents of this new home will enjoy the inner harbour walkway that begins at the Quay and runs all the way to downtown Victoria, the harbour taxis, and the many great Westbay Quay lifeamenities that will be featured on-site, such as restaurants and cafe's, to some the many other establishments close by including

1,133 Views, 0 Comments

Have you been contemplating purchasing real estate as an investment in Victoria? Perhaps you own other properties here in Victoria or elsewhere and are ready to purchase another. 

The real estate landscape has changed drastically in Victoria over the past few years. Prices and rents have increased, bylaws have changed. It is a sellers market right now, and getting the edge on purchasing an investment property is more challenging than it's ever been. (Don't worry though, that is what we are here for :-) 

So, on to the meat and potatoes of the matter at hand. There are a few things to consider as you look for an investment in Victoria. Those include:

Are you looking for a Vacation Rental?

How do you intend to manage your rental? 

Have you considered

566 Views, 0 Comments

If you are a family considering a move to the Victoria Area, you may have children who are involved at competitive levels in sports, like swimming or hockey. Schools and sports are two important decisions when you are planning to purchase your next home in the Victoria Area. 

As fellow parents, we can appreciate the consideration that occurs when you are considering relocating to a new area. Many of you may have children involved in Hockey programs. Once they get the the Bantam and Midget levels the stakes become higher, and the requirement to manage academics and sport become a more serious commitment. Victoria Minor Hockey and Saanich Minor Hockey have good information on the various general hockey programs that exist in and around the Victoria region. 

446 Views, 0 Comments


CURRENT STATISTICS

 

Victoria Real Estate Market Strong to the End of 2017


January 2, 2018  A total of 462 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this December, 1.9 per cent fewer than the 471 properties sold in December last year.

A grand total of 8,944 properties sold over the course of 2017, 15.8 percent fewer than the record breaking 10,622 that sold in 2016. 2017 sales came in at 21.7 per cent over the ten year average of 7,349 properties sold.

"Early in 2017 we discussed how the Victoria area housing market would be different than the record breaking year we had in 2016 and that over the course of the year we'd probably see a gradual return to a more balanced market. We did see evidence of this change come early in the year, as

262 Views, 0 Comments