Condo Living: Your Owner Responsibilities

(December 20, 2016)

Condo living is its own lifestyle. When you purchase your condo, you become a member of a larger community. You live collectively in the building in your individual strata lots, with the strata corporation looking after the day-to-day management of the strata, including the contingency reserve fund, annual general meetings, and bylaws.

Did you know that ensuring you, as a strata lot owner, maintain... read more.

Homes for Sale: Let's Get Yours Ready to List

(December 16, 2016)

Two weeks ago, we talked about how now might be the best time for you to add your property to the list of homes for sale. Inventory is still shockingly low and buyers are still on the hunt for their next perfect home. While we would normally advise you to wait until the spring, we think in the next few weeks could be the most opportune time to leverage the existing market in your favour. So, what... read more.

Balanced Market: What's It Going to Take?

(December 09, 2016)

A couple of weeks ago, we sat in our weekly meeting and got to talking about what this Victoria real estate market looks like and how it compares to other years in terms of a balanced market. The consensus is that we have no solid answers. Nobody has seen anything like this before: the inventory at an all-time low, buyers with no choice, sellers with no options.“What’s it going to take to correct... read more.

Victoria Real Estate: VREB Releases Its November Numbers

(December 02, 2016)

December is upon us and I think everyone is looking forward to the New Year of 2017 ahead. 

The Victoria real estate market stayed strong in November with 599 sales this year, a small increase from 573 last year. We saw a small increase in the number of properties listed this year, as well, with 786 this year over 747 last year. The small increase in new listings has not had enough of an impact to h... read more.