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Victoria & Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

Need to Paint Your Home? Do a Pro JobWhether or not a homeowner is living in or planning to list a home, a professional paint job can make a home look more attractive. Homeowners do not need to shell out money to contract out the work when they use the following tips to get the job done right. There are some ways a homeowner can professionally paint their home.

1. Use High Quality Primer

Spend money wisely and do not cut corners. Many homeowners may choose to buy the least expensive primer. However, a poor quality primer can ruin a paint job. For a professional look that lasts, use a quality primer.

2. Repair Walls Before Painting

Take the time to repair flaws in walls and properly prep the walls to ensure a smooth and even appearance. Do you own an older home? Or are you

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Marigold 411

Beautifully Renovated With Easy Suite Near Schools!

Beautifully renovated with easy suite near schools. 

This strata home with a private yard has just been beautifully renovated from top to bottom!

Boasting two bedrooms up and a third in the full height lower level, bathrooms up and down and easy suite potential, already with a separate entrance.

Newly completed updates include:

  • kitchen
  • bathrooms
  • Frigidaire kitchen appliances
  • Whirlpool washer and dryer
  • electric heating
  • flooring
  • lighting
  • paint
  • plumbing
  • electrical
  • hot water tank
  • front deck covering and staircase
  • large back deck fantastic for BBQ and entertaining
  • exterior paint and stucco
  • landscaping, and much, much more!

Great

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Paul Kane

Location! Location! Location!

Situated in a quiet, prestigious Oak Bay neighbourhood, 3343 University Woods is set amongst million dollar homes in a desirable location near amenities, transit & all levels of schools including UVIC & Camosun College.

This bright two level home has it all! Walk into a grand foyer with an open loft leading to two large bedrooms, a den, a storage room (currently used as a gym) and a nicely updated full bathroom, all on the upstairs level.

The main level offers a touch of class with custom mill work, HW floors, gracious size rooms to entertain in, as well as the master bedroom with a beautifully redone custom marble bathroom w/stand up shower & vanity.

The formal dining room is perfect for large dinners.

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The Pros and Cons of Buying a CondoFrom the amenities to the sense of community, owning a condo is an attractive option for many people. However, there are many factors a homeowner should consider before deciding whether a single-family home or a condo is right for them. Just like the decision as to rent or to buy, it's a personal decision. And as with any decision, there are advantages and disadvantages to living in a Canadian condo.

Condo Pricing and Budgeting

The prices for a condo will almost certainly look appealing to the budget-conscious home buyer because they can usually get the same amount of space as a single-family for less money. They're usually best for those who are looking for homes on the smaller side though, as condos offer less in square footage than

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A perfect starter at a great price!

Welcome to Park Meadows.

A well run, family oriented park in the centrally located area of View Royal, next to transit, parks, schools and shopping at your doorstep.

This meticulously maintained double wide home has seen many updates throughout, including but not limited too; paint, fixtures, appliances, roofing, flooring, hot water tank and an amazing redone kitchen creating an open floor plan perfect for entertaining guests.

With two large bedrooms and two full bathrooms, this home is perfect for families and or those looking to downsize.

Bring your pets and BBQ's too, and relax and enjoy the convenience of a fully fenced yard, large storage shed and a covered patio.

There is also a

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Market update, July 2018As our summer weather has heated up our Victoria real estate market has cooled off. The trend of increasing number of available listings and fewer sales has continued since the beginning of the year transitioning us to a more balanced market with more choice for buyers and fewer properties selling immediately with competing offers. In some parts of the market the supply and demand ratio has shifted to a buyer's market.   There were a total of 708 properties sold in Greater Victoria in June, a decrease of 30% from the 1,008 sold in June of 2017 and 6% fewer than May 2018. The decrease came more from single family home sales which decreased by a third (34.7%) from 2017 while condo sales declined by a quarter (25.1%).   The number of active…
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204-409SwiftStreet.com 204-409SwiftStreet.com

Completed Renovated Triple Wide Home!

Completely renovated deluxe triple wide home.  

Situated above the rest of the other homes in this family and pet friendly park features great views of the Portage Inlet.  

New flooring, appliances, hot water tank, thermo-pane windows and so much more. 3 bedrooms and 2 fully updated bathrooms, separate laundry room and pantry with front loading washer and dryer.

Master bedroom has white wainscoting, his and her closet, en-suite with soaker tub, new vanity and shower.

The third bedroom is massive and can be used as a games room or family room.  

The completely renovated spacious kitchen with brand new appliances, granite countertops and new shaker cabinets will be a pleasure for its new owner.

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How to Make the Decision of Whether to Buy or Rent a HomeThere are a lot of opinions out there about renting vs. buying, but many of which are on the antiquated side. With the economy as it is, the question of buying or renting isn't exactly as obvious as it may seem. And believe it or not, it may have less to do with a person's financial situation and more to do with their lifestyle. While renting may not give a person very much equity, it's also a safer decision for many. See which elements to consider if you're on the fence about buying or renting a Central Saanich home.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a financial advisor before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Changing Hands

Jobs today aren't exactly forever, with the majority of people changing jobs around

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Latoria coming soon

Huge Ground Floor Corner Unit!

Huge ground floor corner unit, Herons Landing sits beautifully in a natural park-like setting adjacent to Olympic View Golf Course.

Solid concrete floors and enhanced soundproofing ensure the privacy and peace you need while being minutes to everything including major bus routes, red barn market, the new high school, groceries and more.

A high building standard is evident with quality engineered wide plank laminate floors, 9' ceilings, huge kitchen with granite countertops, stainless Kitchenaid appliances, soft close cupboards and heated floors.

Two bedrooms and den with over 1300 square feet and a massive deck make this condo feel more like a one level townhome. 2 parking spaces and exterior

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Artesian front

Amazing Lakeviews!

Enjoy Rare Unobstructed Lake Views from this custom Westhills home built with many upgrades in 2011.

Three king sized bedrooms, huge ensuite bathroom plus a separate three piece bathroom.

Other upgrades include:

  • oversized windows,
  • a 6ft. jetted tub,
  • sun tunnel,
  • security system,
  • glass panel railing
  • crown moldings throughout the main floor.

Excellent long-term tenant would love to stay. Invest in

Canada's fastest growing community.

Great value, call now!

 

 

 

 

 

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