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Victoria Real Estate Blog

Quick & informative reads to help you move forward in Victoria, BC.

Buyers Victoria Real Estate

Set Up for Success: Buying a Home In a Hot Market

Looking to buy in a hot market? Here are four actionable steps you can take to improve your odds of securing a great home.
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Buyers Sellers Victoria Real Estate

In a Hot Seller’s Market, Do I Still Need a Realtor?

Thinking of listing in a hot Seller’s market? See why enlisting the services of a qualified Realtor is crucial for success.
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Victoria Real Estate Victoria Vacation Rentals

The Do’s and Don’ts of Hosting on Airbnb

Find out some of the best lessons, tips, and insights that I’ve learned from hosting over 400 guests as an Airbnb host in Victoria.
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Buyers Sellers Victoria Real Estate

How Long Will It Take to Sell a Home In Victoria?

Using data from the Victoria Real Estate Board, here’s a look at how long it took for single-family homes to sell across Victoria in February 2021.
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Buyers Sellers

Are Homes Selling For More Than List Price in Victoria?

See how many homes have sold above list price in Victoria to kick off the first 3 weeks of 2021.
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Market Updates Victoria Real Estate

Recessions and the BC Housing Market

Explore the impact of past recessions on the BC housing market and view preliminary projections on how COVID-19 may impact provincial home sales and prices over the next 24 months.
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Buyers Sellers

Buying and Selling Property During COVID-19 in Victoria BC

5 essential tips to remember if you’re thinking about buying or selling real estate in Victoria during COVID-19.
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Buyers Victoria Real Estate

What is the Mortgage Stress Test? A Guide for Home Buyers in Victoria

If you’re looking to buy anywhere in Canada, it’s important you know about the Stress Test and how it affects your purchasing power.
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Buyers Victoria Real Estate

What to Know Before Buying a Strata Property in Victoria

Discover the ins and outs of purchasing a Strata property in Victoria, BC.
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New Developments Victoria Real Estate

Development Spotlight: The Pearl Residences

The Pearl is being built by Farmer Construction, one of Victoria’s most distinguished construction companies since 1951.
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First Time Buyers Victoria Real Estate

I’m Ready to Buy a Great Home in Victoria. Where Do I Start?

8 questions and answers you should know before setting out to buy a home in Victoria, BC.
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Victoria Real Estate Victoria Vacation Rentals

5 Essential Tips for Buying the Right Airbnb in Victoria (2019)

Use these 5 essential tips for buying the right investment property in Victoria.
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Lifestyle Victoria Neighborhoods

6 Fantastic Farmer’s Markets in Victoria: Summer (2019)

Victoria is home to some fantastic farmer’s markets.You’ll find a wide array of local Victoria vendors selling organic produce, local meats and cheeses, artisan clothing,…
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Lifestyle

Top 5 Summer Patios in Victoria (2019)

Summer has arrived, the sun may or may not be out, and you’re looking for summer patios in Victoria. If you know anything about downtown…
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Buyers Victoria Real Estate

A Guide to Secondary Suites in Greater Victoria (2019)

There are 13 municipalities in the Capital Regional District (CRD). Each of these municipalities have different bylaws regarding the use of secondary suites. It’s important…
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Victoria Real Estate Victoria Vacation Rentals

How Successful are Airbnb Short-Term Rentals in Victoria?

It was a short while ago that Airbnb was little more than an idea with humble beginnings out of San Francisco. Just four years after…
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Buyers Sellers Victoria Real Estate

Your Relationship with a Real Estate Professional

Whether you are new to the world of home buying or haven’t bought or sold a home in BC over this past year, there’s a…
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