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Victoria & Vancouver Island Real Estate Blog

Following historically normal trends, the volume of new listings and sales appears to have peaked in May with our spring market. 

There were a total of 740 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board in June, that's 4.5% more than the 708 sold June of last year but 12.7% fewer than the previous month. The number of condos sold decreased 6% to 216 while single family home sales increased 10% over June 2018 with 394 sold.  At the end of June, there were 3,040 listings available for sale, an increase of less than 1% over the previous month but up 17% from the 2,595 available at the end of June 2018.  

The market is much more balanced overall now than it has been for a few years with an overall approximate 4 month supply. This balance of

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Great value for a superior condo!

Heron's Landing is a quality built development offering spacious condominium living for those looking for a room to move in a quiet natural setting.

This top floor corner condo offers a functional layout with over 1300 sq ft of living space.

The attention to detail is evident with quality finishes including enhanced soundproofing, 9' ceilings, wood-like floors, a bright kitchen with stone counters, quality s/s appliances, eating bar, soft close drawers, under mount lighting and access to the large deck.

The living/dining area is spacious with lots of room to entertain.

There are windows on both sides filling the room with an abundance of natural light.

The spacious M/bedroom includes a

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Paul Kane

Turn Key Investment Opportunity!

The "Orchard House" is a well-maintained steel and concrete building located on a quiet street in desirable James Bay.

Located within minutes to Beacon Hill Park, the inner harbour, new library, restaurants, museums, theatres, transit, grocery stores and more, this location is hard to beat!

Inside you'll find this bright, south facing 3rd floor one bedroom suite.

The interior is freshly painted and has seen many updates over the years including flooring, tile backsplash, new windows and glass sliding door to your large balcony with views of the park and surrounding area.

Enjoy the convenience of underground secure parking, on-site caretaker, bike storage, hobby/work room and a seasonal outdoor

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Marketing a Home to SellThere may be many reasons why Canadian residents may be interested in selling their home. Some common motivations include needing more space for a growing family, not being satisfied with the property, or a job transfer. Some may choose to sell a home themselves but can be in for a rude awakening when not taking time to properly market their home. That is why the majority of homeowners choose to work with a licensed agent who is experienced with marketing a listing and helping it stand out.

Drive more traffic to a listing and attract multiple offers with a properly marketing home. Learn about the techniques agents use to market homes in Canada today.

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

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Paul Kane

A suite deal with amazing views!

2558 Crystalview Dr is a perfect location in a well-designed neighbourhood of fine homes.

Pull into your large driveway w/room for up to three vehicles as well as access to an awesome double car garage with finishes to brag about.

The main floor is open and bright with windows w/remote Hunter Douglas blinds that span from one side to the other taking in the views from all principal rooms.

The kitchen is nicely updated with s/s appliances including a gas range, stone counters & a tiled backsplash.

The living area has a gas fireplace, beautifully updated wood floors and carpets throughout the rest of the main floor.

Open the door to a large semi-covered deck that can be used year round for

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Paul Kane

Upscale Penthouse Living On Bear Mountain!

"Stonehaven", a luxury boutique style building backing onto the 18th fairway on Bear Mountain.

This bright corner two-level Penthouse offers over 1400 sq ft of living space plus a large outdoor deck for year round use with views of the golf course and surrounding mountain ranges.

This unit is something to be seen.

Be captivated by the soaring vaulted ceiling, large Pella windows and quality finishing throughout.

There Are two master suites with two full bathrooms, one with a beautiful claw foot tub and both have a modern chic decor.

The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining with a designer kitchen with quality appliances including a gas range, stone counters, apron sink and

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Bright, Spacious, Updated! Great Value!


This 2 bedrooms 2 bath townhouse has it all.  

The fully renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances opens into a large living room with access to an updated patio perfect for BBQs and get-togethers.

The main floor boasts a wealth of extra storage and cupboard space also.

Upstairs you’ll find two good sized bedrooms with balconies and full bath.

You’ll also appreciate the full sized laundry.  

This unit is located in a quiet, private area of the complex with your parking spot conveniently located outside your front door.

Centrally located with easy access to schools, shopping, transit and restaurants.

If you’re looking

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305-71 Gorge Rd West

Peaceful Waterfront Living!

Welcome to the Cedar Shores.

A Waterfront community with an array of amenities including an indoor pool, tennis courts, walking trails, and close proximity to public transit, all amenities and within minutes of downtown Victoria.

Wake up to views of the Gorge waterway from this 3rd floor 2 bedrooms 2 bathroom unit that has seen many updates over the years and is in spotless condition!

The unit is facing southwest with an abundance of natural light flowing through the semi-open floor plan.

The kitchen is spacious as well is the dining living area with a feature wood burning fireplace for those cozy winter evenings.

The unit includes in-suite laundry, one secure parking stall and separate storage.

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Beautifully Updated! Great Value!


Beautifully updated!  Great location!  Great value!

You’ll love this updated 4 bedrooms 4 bathroom townhouse just steps from all amenities in the highly desirable Royal Oak neighbourhood. 

The bright kitchen with newer counters, cupboards and stainless steel appliances includes a cozy breakfast eating area.

The spacious open dining and living room has a gas fireplace and easy access to the recently updated, private deck. 

Upstairs boasts a roomy master with vaulted ceiling, ensuite, and sizeable windows. 

Two more substantial bedrooms and a full bathroom complete the 2nd floor.

The fully finished lower level is a great space for family or

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What Type of Siding Should I Use for My HomeWhen it comes to one of the more lucrative DIY home projects a homeowner can do, siding is certainly up there. The average returns are solid, meaning an owner can recoup the vast majority of their funds by increasing the resale value. Plus, all residents get to enjoy the protection and beauty of the siding while they actually live in the home. See which materials are available, and how their pros and cons should affect a homeowner's decision.


Metal is beloved by homeowners for its price and practicality. Metal is so durable that it can hold up to even major damage. From nasty storms to vandalism, metal is known to keep its structural integrity through thick and thin. Plus, metal is available in more colors and styles than ever before. The

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