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Victoria & Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

Paul Kane

Unique Development/Building Opportunity!

Developers and builders bring your creative ideas to this unique 1.68-acre property.  

Church building is on back of property. 

Current zoning is a combination of Residential (R2) and Institutional (P1).  

Easy access from Shawnigan Lake Rd.

Plenty of potential here… 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Out More About 2900 Shawnigan Lake Rd

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LMI is a tool that can serve the needs of both borrowers and lendersPurchasing a home is a detailed process involving multiple parties. Everyone is looking to protect their own interest, and there are multiple regulations in place to protect those involved. As one gets involved in the process, they will likely be exposed to real estate terminology like escrow, contingencies and title insurance. Borrowers will likely have to learn about loan to value and loan to income ratios, prepayment penalties and points.

One aspect of acquiring a home mortgage that can affect your payments for years is lender's mortgage insurance. What is lender's mortgage insurance, who does it protect, is it necessary and can borrowers impact what it costs? Here's a quick guide to lender's mortgage insurance.

For informational purposes

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Paul Kane

Rockland Ave. Bright 2 Bed/ 2Bath Condo!

CONVENIENTLY LOCATED This Beautiful 2Bed/2 Bath Condo with brick fireplace in this well kept building.

With only 18 units in the complex, is centrally located close to Downtown, Beacon Hill Park, Dallas Rd and the shops of Cook St. Village.

Common laundry, storage locker, many newer updates including elevator modernization 2015, parking structure 2011, building envelope & windows 2010, roof 2007, hot water tanks & fire alarm system 2008.

Easy to view and immediate possession possible. A must see! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Out More About 204 - 1170 Rockland Ave

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Paul Kane

Be Your Own Boss!

Whisk Kitchen Supplies is ideally located at the Hudson Market.  

This unique store provides diverse, high-quality kitchen accessories.  

Operates profitably, easy turn-key operation with a good lease.

Seller retiring and will assist with training.

Price is plus inventory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Out More About 6-1701 Douglas St

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Sept stat photo - VREBThe trend to a balanced market continued through August with a further decline in sales to just 594 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board in August, a decrease of 8.8% from the 651 sold in July and 19.3% fewer than the 736 sold in August of 2017.

 

The overall supply of active listings increased to 2,519 at the end of August, 31.4% higher than the 1,917 available at the same time last year.

 

There are significant differences among various price ranges, property types and neighbourhoods with continued limited selection below $750,000, 30% fewer available than this time last year and increasing availability above $1,500,000 where selection has more than doubled.

 

The VREB Home Price Index indicates that benchmark values of

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Your Best Home Warranty GuideOwning a Westshore home comes with a lot of joy, but also a lot of responsibility. One of the most responsible things a homeowner can do is protect their investment, and a home warranty is part of the way to do that. These warranties cover some of the issues and items that home insurance policies typically do not protect against, which can help a homeowner reduce their financial burden when something goes wrong. While these kinds of warranties will not cover everything that could be a problem for a homeowner, they are still good ways to have a higher level of peace of mind when owning a home.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed real estate professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

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Paul Kane

Great Price & Location! Updated Condo!

Don’t miss this great value!  

This 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo in beautiful Sidney has been recently updated with new carpet, paint, kitchen cupboards, and light fixtures.  

A large enclosed balcony looking out onto a quiet street is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee year round.  

This well managed 45+ strata also has a workshop, games room and bike storage.   

Enjoy the short walk the Marina or nearby park.  

Close to bus routes, minutes from downtown Sidney, and the airport and ferry.  

The monthly strata fee also includes heat and hot water.  

 

 

 

 

 

Find Out More About 214A-2040 White Birch Rd

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la boone

10 Acre + Views Dream Home Site

Enjoy Breathtaking Ocean Views from this nearly 10 acres dream home site, pristine land backing on to Matheson Lake and Roche Cove Regional parks with breath taking views of the Sooke harbor.

Just a short drive to East Sooke park and Sooke Potholes Provincial park you’ll love coming home to your new private oasis in the middle of one of the most picturesque places on Earth.

Septic field has been installed and water well has been drilled and flow tested, all that's left is to build your new private dream home and enjoy the beauty this piece of land has to offer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Out More About 5330 La Bonne Rd

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How to Qualify for a Mortgage for a Vacation HomeSome Canadians dream of owning a vacation home or buying a vacation condo. They can be used as a consistent location for family gatherings or to get away from the stresses of the world. Buying a vacation home may be easier than first imagined, when current homeowners understand eligibility requirements and general expectations. How easy is it to qualify for a home mortgage loan for a vacation home in Canada?

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Understanding Income Requirements

First off, sufficient personal income is needed to buy a vacation home or second Westshore home. Some who buy a vacation home are carrying two mortgages, making it

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Paul Kane

Ten Sprawling acres in Prospect Lake!

Picture perfect life awaits your family with rolling manicured hills and yard, a wrought iron fenced and gated inner garden that feels like your sitting in Butchart Gardens, a stream with trout swimming through in the winter months.

Forest surrounds your property, jump in the golf cart and experience all the current owners have created.

Trails, lookout points, benches, and native plants and flowers for you to explore and find as they change through the seasons, shooting stars, wild and chocolate lilies, blue and white camas, foxgloves and rare species such as lady slippered and phantom orchids. 

The home reflects the property beautifully with wide planked wood flooring and beam work and cozy wood

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