BILL CLEVERLEY / TIMES COLONIST JULY 16, 2017 06:00 AM Strata councils should not be allowed to prohibit long-term rentals, a Victoria councillor says. Coun. Ben Isitt proposed the city ask the province to change legislation so rentals could not be prohibited by strata councils. Under his proposal, strata councils would still be allowed to […]
Here’s a video worth sharing! Damn I love this Island. If you know anyone contemplating a move to our Island send them this video, promptly followed by my contact information! Now, if you’ll excuse me – I’m off to go for a Hike! – Kris (Video by Tyler Cave Productions – subscribe to his youtube channel […]
Update: Tayla drew names this morning and the winners are Christine Bergsma and Mike Potvin! I’ll be in touch with both of you shortly. Christine live’s in Langford, British Columbia and said that in addition to her close proximity to walking trails and beaches – she loves that her family lives ‘outside of town’, yet still […]
by David Larock I have always enjoyed challenging widely held beliefs, probably because so many of them fall apart upon closer examination. Most recently, my contrarian radar started going off in the summer as talk of a Canadian housing bubble increased from a simmer to a boil. One of the most common justifications used in […]
By Mary Griffen (link to article with video) Real estate in the capital region is red hot. The only question is how long prices will continue to increase. The price of a single family detached home on the West Shore $577,000. In Victoria, it’s $809,000. And in Saanich East, $976,000 The average price of a […]
Who want’s to go!? Update: Mona Dhaul, Leah Gladders, and Kelsey Mellor all took me up on the offer – I hope you and your families have a blast tonight! Go Cats!
While our benchmark prices have not yet decreased – our inventory has in fact improved, as we saw more new listings in June 2017 (1,358) then the previous year in June 2016 (1,319). Last month we also saw an increase in inventory from 2016. Two in a row! This could mean good things for buyers […]