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Victoria & Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

Hi , Real estate sales activity remained steady throughout Greater Victoria last month with a total of 482 homes and other properties selling through the Victoria Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), only one less than 483 sales in October and three more than the 479 sales in November of last year. Overall prices, meantime, remained mixed, depending on price measure, property type and location. The average price for single-family homes sold in Greater Victoria last month was $592,034 down slightly from $595,836 in October. For more details click here for The Neal Report, a link to our latest "Real Estate Update" with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and…
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Here at the Neal Estate Team we love to participate in charitable evens. This week we have been busy preparing our entry for Bear Wear 2011. Bear Wear benefits the Queen Alexandra Foundation For Children, and each year the profits go to a different program. From the Queen Alexandra Website:

All of the funds raised at this year's event will support the Queen Alexandra School Age Program.  When children enter the school system they often need a range of supports to help them achieve their full potential. The therapists in this program work with the students, education assistants and teachers to develop strategies for success.  Last year, 1868 children were helped.

Participants purchase a bear to dress with creative clothing and props. The bears are then

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Hi , Real estate sales activity showed a modest increase throughout Greater Victoria last month with a total of 483 homes and other properties selling through the Victoria Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), up from 458 sales in September. There were 467 sales in October of last year. The average price for single-family homes sold in Greater Victoria last month was $595,836, down from $622,393 in September. For more details click here for The Neal Report, a link to our latest "Real Estate Update" with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and renters. You may already have visited our Victoria Luxury Homes website along with the thousands of others who have. It has been…
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Hi , Real estate sales activity softened throughout Greater Victoria last month with a total of 458 homes and other properties selling through the Victoria Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®), down from 542 sales in August. Sales last month were, however, 16 per cent higher than the 395 sales in September of last year. The number of properties available for sale held steady with a slight decline last month to 4,940 compared to 4,944 at the end of August. Click here for The Neal Report, a link to our latest "Real Estate Update" with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and renters.

In November I will be returning to Poland to play with our RE/MAX Hockey Team. Please

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Hi , The Summer flew by with some wonderful family time including a road trip to California with just my oldest son, some lake time and golf with RE/MAX Colleagues too. The kids are now back to school and we are starting to get back into our extracurricular activities. Real estate sales activity picked up throughout Greater Victoria last month compared to this time last year with possible signs of more stability in the market although inventory levels are currently 13% higher than a year ago and prices have come down, in some cases significantly. Here is a link to our latest "Real Estate Update" with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and renters. Click here for: The Neal Report At…
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Hi , Summer is finally here after the dullest, coldest, wettest spring and start to Summer that I can remember! Of course we're hoping that our real estate market will start to heat up some too! Our colleagues are very busy in the lower mainland with the continuing arrival of wealthy asians pushing prices up, unlike our experience of declines over the past year. The number of properties available for sale continued to increase at the end of last month to over 5,000 listings on Victoria MLS, the highest level in more than 15 years and sales decreased slightly along with prices. It's a great time for buyers and move up sellers with lots of selection. It's become both a beauty contest and a price war. Only those sellers who are serious are succeeding. Here…
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Hi , The summer is finally starting to heat up and sales have risen with a total of 618 homes and other properties sold in June through the Victoria Real Estate Board’s Multiple Listing Service up from 572 sales in May and very close to the 625 sales in June of last year. There is more choice than in 15 years with the number of listings offered for sale now over 5,000. Click here for our latest "Real Estate Update" The Neal Report with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and renters. Thanks to everyone who came out to playoffs in the park, thanks to your participation these events were a lot of fun and a great success. For the final two games we had more than 1,000 cheering fans on…
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Hi , Canuck fever has hit the city and real estate sales have remained steady in May with 572 sales this month compared to 574 last month and still down from 695 in May 2010. The number of properties available for sale also continues to increase now at 4,857 listings at the end of May, up from 4,561 at the end of April and 4,521 at the end of May last year. With lots of selection and still low rates it's a great time to buy or move up in our market. Here is a link to our latest "Real Estate Update" with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and renters. Click here for: The Neal Report For more detailed info on the latest market trends, FREE specific Highest Sale Price Estimates for your…
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Hi , Sales slowed further in April compared to March and April of last year too. Well priced properties are selling and buyers have more selection than we've had in years together with still very low interest rates. To view our latest "Real Estate Update" with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and renters check the The Neal Report. You can also find regular market updates, our latest listings, open houses, real estate tips, prize giveaways and our community events on Facebook and if you haven't yet, please check out our new Online Listing Presentation. Our Annual Easter Egg Hunt was attended by hundreds of happy hunters under beautiful sunny skies and more than $3,000 was raised for…
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Hi , The market has remains sluggish compared to last year with 22% fewer sales in March compared to March of 2010 and there are 10% more listings available for sale now compared to this time last year too. View our latest "Real Estate Update" with the latest Victoria Real Estate market information and other helpful information for home buyers, sellers and renters check the The Neal Report. For market updates, our latest listings, open houses, real estate tips, prize giveaways and our community events please choose to LIKE us on Facebook. Speaking of prize giveaways, congratulations to Lucy Ross, you are the winner of a brand new iPad just for registering to receive our eNews and choosing to LIKE us on Facebook. We have been online since 1994 and are…
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