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Victoria & Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

 

Top Floor Corner Unit South Facing Penthouse Floor Condo!

Top Floor Penthouse  Corner Unit!

Modern, elegant two bedroom , two bathroom South Facing condominium in trendy Vic West with stunning city and ocean views.

High-end finishes include stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, gas stove-top, in-suite laundry, 9-foot ceilings and floor to ceiling windows throughout.

Pet-friendly with a dog park close by.   This condo comes with two underground secured parking spaces. 

This state of the art, concrete and steel building offers a welcoming lobby, fitness room, billiard table, secure underground parking, storage room, and is conveniently located just steps to the Inner Harbour, Galloping Goose trail, some of the best

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Construction Trends for Sustainable-Minded Home BuyersClimate change is having an effect on communities all over the globe. As a result, concerned new home buyers, especially those buying their first home, may look to green construction and home remodeling. Of course, there are many reasons to be drawn to sustainable and green construction practices.

These trends typically save homeowners money by reducing their utility bills. Sustainable construction practices also increase the value of the home. If you're a homeowner who is remodeling your property, or if you're having a home built for you, below are some of the most popular and most sustainable construction trends.

1. Solar Panel Installation

Solar panel installation reduces a home's dependency on the electrical grid by harnessing the

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Lancaster

Beautifully Updated House with Large, Private Yard!!

You’ll love this beautifully updated 4 bedroom home on a quiet street immediately across from the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary. 

The kitchen has high end stainless steel appliances with quartz counters, cast iron sink, and cork floor. 

It’s open to the spacious dining and living room with bamboo floors. 

The upstairs also includes a large master bedroom with ensuite and spare bedroom. 

The main bathroom boasts heated floors, custom shelving and newer shower. 

Downstairs you’ll appreciate the engineered oak heated floors and new bathroom. 

There is also a den, large bedroom, and family room with access to the backyard. 

The large, private backyard is ideal for kids to play

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4 Things Every Toolbox Must HaveFirst-time home buyers often learn a lot of lessons about homeownership as they encounter challenges and problems, but there are some things that homeowners need to be prepared for from the very beginning. Having a toolbox on hand can help ensure that should something break or need a quick fix before it can be replaced or an expert can come and repair it properly. Here are some of the most useful things homeowners can keep in a toolbox.

A Tape Measure

Need to know how big the space where the refrigerator goes to keep from accidentally buying a replacement that’s too big? A tape measure is the easiest way to that that information. While homeowners may not be able to imagine a large number of scenarios where a tape measure is essential, having

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Polkey road5278

Half acre light industrial site!

Half acre light industrial site (grandfathered as residential). Owner is selling after 65 years.

Industrial park location. Serviced property.

Small house and a small secondary home on site.

Second home currently rented for $600/m.

Price includes any and all applicable GST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Out More About 5278 Polkey Rd

Talk to our team to learn more about this Half acre light industrial site!

Request a Tour

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4 Types of Insulation To Use in Your HomeInsulation is extremely important when it comes to keeping homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It acts as a barrier between the home’s interior and the weather outside, and it can be made from many different materials. Some work better than others, and some are more environmentally friendly, so there’s a lot that homeowners need to take into account when choosing the type that they’re going to buy. Good insulation is also a great selling point when people sell their homes. Here are some of the different types of insulation and what makes them unique.

1. Fiberglass Insulation

Most people are familiar with fluffy pink insulation made of fiberglass. Fiberglass insulation is extremely common, affordable, and it’s difficult to find a

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Paul Kane

Top floor at Tuscany Village!

Welcome to the top floor at Tuscany Village a European Style residence designed with archways, rich colours and cobblestone walkways.  

The old world charm in a modern world with amenities at your doorstep makes this a highly desirable place to live.  

310 - 1642 McKenzie will impress you by the high ceilings with skylights, gourmet kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, large island, built in wine rack and stylish cabinetry.

The large bright south facing windows optimize sun exposure to last all day long.  A large open floor plan leads to a massive 12 X 10 deck overlooking the action below.  

Arguable the best and biggest suite in the building; an ideal floor plan with the living area

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A Simple Guide to Pest Remediation in the HomeWith so much beautiful wildlife in Canada, it's only ‘natural' that some of those creatures will be more pesky than others. In particular, we're talking about eradicating pests from the home—a process that can be fairly challenging depending on the type and amount of critters to be dealt with. It's no secret that common pests here are cockroaches, fleas, rodents, mites and bedbugs that can cause illness and skin irritation. For the safety of occupants, home pest remediation is a must, so here's a quick guide for conventional and natural eradication methods.

Conventional Pest Remediation for Homes

Conventional pest control methods have been around for decades, and these are often administered via sprays, bombs, traps, powders and other

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With the arrival of our welcome warm spring weather, the market has heated up and real estate signs are popping up along with the spring flowers.   Sales increased 52% in March to 640 sales from just 421 sales in our cold and snowy February, but still down 7% from 688 sales in March of 2018.   The number of listings actively available for sale rose another 14% from 2,131 at the end of February to 2,435 at the end of March and up 38% from the 1,766 available at the end of March 2018. While the supply has increased substantially, it still lags below the 10 year average of 3,403.   Overall with a ratio of 1 sale to 4 listings in March, a 4 month supply, we are experiencing a balanced market. As is normally the case, there are different…
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Paul Kane

Affordable half duplex in Saanich West!

Centrally located on a quiet tree-lined street in Saanich West, sits this 3 bed 2 bath half duplex.

The main level entry features a front foyer with a two piece washroom, a separate dining area, laundry and storage areas, as well as a galley kitchen leading to your large living room with a wood burning fireplace.

There's also access to a fully fenced backyard with both fruit and mature trees as well as parking.

Upstairs has three good sized bedrooms and a four piece bathroom and, enjoy the bonus of a large additional space in what used to be the attic, but is now a fantastic art, games or media room with two skylights for plenty of natural light.

Updates include a newer roof and windows.

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