Consumer Protection

The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), with support from the province’s eight real estate boards and 24,000 REALTORS®, has presented a white paper to the BC government with sweeping recommendations on creating more housing options for British Columbians, improving affordability and better protecting consumers in real estate transactions. We call our white paper A Better Way Home: Strengthening Consumer Protections in Real Estate.

Our recommendations are based on extensive feedback from consumers and Realtors, including focus groups and surveys. It combines on-the-ground insights from buyers, sellers and Realtors with detailed economic analysis and a study of the impacts of attempted housing market interventions…

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Float Home for Sale in Fishermans Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf


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Charming Float Home in the heart of James Bay at Fisherman's Wharf. Living on the water is a lifestyle and this one comes with lots of perks. Arriving at the home, you are greeted by a lovely porch where you can have coffee and chat with your neighbours. There is ample room with 738 sqft of finished living space featuring clean lines, exposed painted white rafters & ceiling joists giving the home a beach feel. Open concept kitchen with stainless appliances, gas stove and breakfast bar. Living room with efficient propane fireplace. Main floor 4-pc bath. Master bedroom has sliding doors to your own private covered balcony to enjoy the sights and sounds of waterfront life. Skylight and plenty…

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Record low inventory prevents Victoria real estate market from cooling-off

A total of 718 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this February, 16.8 per cent fewer than the 863 properties sold in February 2021 but a 51.5 per cent increase from January 2021. Sales of condominiums were down 7.9 per cent from February 2021 with 267 units sold. Sales of single family homes decreased 20.8 per cent from February 2021 with 309 sold. “It was heartening this month to see some more listings come to market in February,” said 2022 Victoria Real Estate Board President Karen Dinnie-Smyth. “However, inventory levels remain at record lows and without a strong government focus on increasing supply, buyers will continue to face escalating…

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