Increase in Inventory

 "This month we have seen an increase in inventory - which means that buyers have more choice - and it means that now in some areas sellers are competing for buyers," says 2017 Victoria Real Estate Board President Ara Balabanian.

Active Listings

There were 1,896 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of May 2017, an increase of 12.2 per cent compared to the month of April, but 21.2 per cent fewer than the 2,406 active listings for sale at the end of May 2016.

Sold Listings

A total of 1,006 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this May, 22 per cent fewer than the 1,289 properties sold in May last year. The ten year average for sales in May is…

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Retreat Island - A Narrative

Retreat Island is a 7 acre island, just off  the west side of Galiano Island; it faces across Trincomali Channel toward Fernwood on Saltspring Island.  Access is a by small boat from Retreat Cove public dock, which is a very short distance away on Galiano.  Retreat Island is what makes Retreat Cove into a cove.  Its native old growth forest has never been logged.  Large 500 year-plus old growth Douglas Firs grow on the northeast side of the island, which slopes gently down to the shore and a rich eel grass bed in the shallows between Retreat and Galiano.  The southwest facing side of the island is a steep drop-off, above which is a healthy Garry Oak and Arbutus meadow with spring wild flowers of sea blush (plectritis…

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131A Kingston Rd, Victoria BC


3 bed Townhouse for sale | James Bay | Victoria BC Real Estate


Located in James Bay, this 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom townhouse for sale is in a perfect spot if you are looking to live close to downtown Victoria BC.The Townhouse in Victoria BC features new bamboo flooring, custom ceramic tile that is heated through an electrical radiant flooring system, as well as new carpets on the staircase and bedrooms.The renovated kitchen includes, quartz countertops and stainless appliances! The kitchen eat in area has access to a full patio just outside the front of the townhome for all of your outdoor needs, including a small garden.

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131A Kingston St



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5556 Old West Saanich Rd | Home & Acreage for Sale | Stephen Foster

Live and enjoy country living minutes to all the amenities of Victoria BC. Farm to table lifestyle is a growing trend for folks wanting to grow their own food and have space to breath around them. Fruit trees, irrigated pastures & a greenhouse to start your own food supply make this home a rural sanctuary.

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5556 Old West Saanich Rd

This home and acreage for sale on Old West Saanich Rd tick so many boxes for this type of living. With a combined living floor space of 3541 sqft featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bath in the main house and kitchen with 2 bed & bath in the additional in-law accommodation, as well as an additional 938 sqft of workshop space for your projects,…

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Victoria Real Estate Market Inventory Edges Up, Sales Still Constrained

May 2, 2017  "The numbers we saw in April are a further indication that the market is gradually moving towards a more balanced state compared to the record setting pace of 2016." says 2017 Board President Ara Balabanian.

A total of 885 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this April, 31.2 per cent fewer than the 1,286 properties sold in April last year. The ten year average for sales in April is 772 properties.

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If you're ready to start house hunting, you can search real estate listings now. You can also refer to our Buyer's Guide for helpful tools and buying advice. To start working with an agent right away, please contact…

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846-245 Kimta Rd., Victoria BC | Victoria Real Estate

 Waterfront Condo for sale | Victoria BC Real Estate If you are like most people looking for Victoria Real Estate, a waterview condo for sale is a popular choice!

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TOP FLOOR waterview condo at Ocean Park Towers. Unobstructed SW views of the Victoria harbour, downtown & across the Juan de Fuca Strait towards the Olympic Peninsula is what separates this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom waterfront condo from so many other locations that offer Victoria BC Real Estate. With a park and ocean as your neighbour it doesn't get much better. Walking, biking and enjoying the west coast is all that is required of you from this spectacular spot. The building offers underground parking, bike storage,…

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Victoria Real Estate Market Continues Trend of Low Inventory, High Demand

April 2, 2017 - A total of 929 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this March, 17.1 per cent fewer than the 1,121 properties sold in March last year.

"We predicted early in the year that we wouldn't see a continuation of the record sales numbers that we saw in 2016," says 2017 Board President Ara Balabanian. "However, we are still in a very active market, as evidenced by the fact that this is second highest March on record if you remove that record breaking 2016 data. We saw nearly 200 more transactions last month than March 2015, when 734 properties sold."

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122 Thetis Vale 3 Bed 3 Bath home for sale

Located in popular Thetis Vale a sweet family neighbourhood situated adjacent to Thetis Lake Park & Galloping Goose Trail. This quality built 2 level home w/tile & oak flooring,18'ceiling entry foyer leading to large living rm. w/Gas FP, curved staircase, separate family rm, island in kitchen, S.S. Bosch & Kit. Aid appl., Upstairs offers 3 generous sized bedrooms, bathroom & master w/walk-in custom wardrobe,& en-suite w/soaker tub. Enjoy your private backyard and adjacent green belt on the nice rear deck & meticulous landscaped & irrigated yard. 3'foot crawl space, security system., & central vac. Take advantage of the great 1.5 ac Chilco park & nearby WestShore Rec center, Victoria library and excellent local…

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Biking in Victoria

It's finally time to dust off the bike or even buy a new one if you are planning to get out for some exercise with the family!'

Victoria is one of the best places in Canada to ride a bike. Whether you are a commuter or fitness buff, ride with a group or just enjoy getting out with your family, Victoria has it all for any persons who want to cycle here.

A good start to getting ready for the season is having your bike serviced.  If that is the case, check out Mac's Cycle Centre at Shelbourne plaza  The friendly service from Cam and the gang will be waiting.

Watch the video below and take advantage of the special deals he has for anyone mentioning this blog or video!


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Condo for sale in Victoria BC

#306-429 Linden Ave, Victoria BC

Walk two blocks to Cook St. Village. This ideally located spacious one bedroom condo is both a fantastic home or investment. Enjoy views of the Olympic Mountain Range from this bright corner suite.

You will appreciate this well maintained building. The large corner suite has a full length balcony with west facing sunset views and privacy due to the intersecting street.

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306-429 Linden

A large master bedroom will accommodate a king size bed! Parking, Storage, laundry are also features of this strata. Take advantage of numerous amenities, from shops, restaurants and groceries, to parks & playgrounds of the Cook St Village.  With the beaches and more, all within…

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