Real estate blog for homes in Victoria BC, homes with suites, condominiums and town homes.
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Thanks to Josh McCulloch for a great photo ...a nice way to end the week!
Although there has been a very slight inventory reduction of active properties for sale in the last week, Victoria has seen a bit of a slowdown in the marketplace for residential housing - but nothing like the US. Contributing factors could be seasonal; the setbacks seen in the Canadian and U...
Months of Inventory for Southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia - Jan 2009 to August 2011 A great guide to special places on our beautiful island...come visit or come to stay! www.specialplacesvi.com
Here's a quick look at historic sales price trends for one level single family homes (rancher style) over a period of 10 years...broken down by area on Vancouver Island and properties on the beautiful surrounding Gulf Islands. RANCHER HISTORIC SALES PRICE TREND - 2001 TO 2011 Victoria CORE ...
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Travelling south on Vancouver Island from Prospect Lake I featured in my last blog, or driving west and slightly north from downtown Victoria, you will find the rapidly growing areas of Colwood and Langford. In recent years, many neighborhoods along with businesses catering to them have sprung ...
Driving south on road 17A (West Saanich Road) from Brentwood Bay, you will come to Prospect Lake & some fantastic homes right on the water. From Victoria it's only 25 minutes or so by car. In the current listings of 16 single family homes ranging from $649,900 CN to a whopping $3,600,000 CN, I...
South and a bit west from Sidney on Vancouver Island lies the lovely community of Brentwood Bay. Directly on Saanich Inlet north of Victoria, Brentwood Bay is home to the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Brentwood Village offers excellent accommodation, waterfront restaurants, and all ameniti...
SIDNEY, BC on Vancouver Island Approximately 35 minutes north of Victoria lies the town of Sidney. With a population of just over 11,000 Sidney can boast that is has the Victoria International Airport and is close to the BC Ferry terminal offering routes to Vancouver and various islands. Sidney...
The area around Camosun College and UVIC in Victoria is called Mt. Tolmie and is named for William Fraser Tolmie who moved to Victoria on Vancouver Island in 1859. View Larger Map For an aerial fly-by tour, fasten your seat belt and click on this link. Today, there are a total of 26 listi...