The Mortgage Stress Test, rising interest rates and other government tax measures are having an impact on the real estate market here in Victoria, the rest of BC and across Canada. The total of 774 properties sold in April was 12.5% fewer sales than the 885 sold in April 2017. The number of active listings for sale climbed to 2,002 at the end of April compared to 1,690 at the end of April 2017, an 18.5% increase... and rising! Our team continues to buck the trend and increased our sales volume by 51% in April over the same month last year!
Overall the market remains undersupplied but appears to be rapidly becoming more balanced market overall with almost a 3 month supply now. The activity continues to vary dramatically by area, property type and
Staging is a marketing tool that will help a seller convey the proper message. A professionally staged home shows better, no matter what its age or price. Staged homes also tend to sell faster in all markets, compared to comparable properties that have not been professionally staged, according to statistics compiled by the Real Estate Staging Association. Give up the idea that a home on the market has be expensively furnished or reflect the latest design trends.
Real estate agents note that prospective buyers view staged homes during home showings as well-maintained; the homes also present better in photographs and website listings than comparable unstaged properties.
This half duplex is located on a quiet street, has 2 beds and 1 bath up and 1 bath down with the potential to add a suite, already with separate entrance.
Located in a great neighborhood with easy access to main roads and bus routes, just blocks from St. Joseph’s Elementary, École Marigold, and Spectrum Community Schools, as well as Victoria General Hospital, and surrounded by parks.
Priced for a quick sale with immediate possession.
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This quality 2012 built townhouse is located in a popular and centrally located area of Esquimalt. Walk to parks, schools, transit at your doorstep, the Gorge Vale Golf course and all amenities within minutes of your home.
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Come view this 3 bedroom, 3 bathrooms and, almost 1700 sqft, or like new condition!
Finishes include granite counters, wood laminate & tile floors, modern glass tile backsplash, nine-foot ceilings, living room fireplace w/ built-ins & a stainless steel appliance package.
The third bedroom located downstairs would be great for teens or students with its own washroom or, use it as a multimedia room.
Selling a home involves preparation, especially in the days leading up to the first showing. Everything needs to be in place when the buyer comes to view the property. Preparing for buyers to come involves a lot of cleaning, organizing and decluttering. These tips can help home sellers get ready for the first showing.
Remove Clutter, Get Organized
Clutter can make a home look small and sloppy, even if it's been recently cleaned. Removing and organizing clutter is an important first step for staging. This can be a time consuming step, so some home sellers start months in advance. Clutter removal can happen in many ways.
Garage sale. This is an effective way to rid the house of old usable items.