victoria bc real estate: Resale Residential Condominiums In Victoria - Market Report for January 2009 - 02/08/09 01:09 AM
This market report covers pre-owned residential condo properties within the core area of Victoria, including Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, View Royal, and Saanich.
Chart 1 collects 12 month cumulative listings and sales for the past two years: one year ago annual listings totaled 2,112, and to the end of January 2009 were up by a small margin to about 2,304. Annual sales on the other hand continued to travel in the opposite direction: the recent total was 1,157, while the figure for one year earlier was 1,623.

Chart 2 compares the most recent three month totals with the corresponding figures … (2 comments)

victoria bc real estate: Pre-owned Victoria Condo Market Report - December 2008 - 01/06/09 09:17 AM
A couple of days ago I did a year-end report on single family market activity. This is a corresponding report for condominiums in the core area of Victoria (defined as (Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, View Royal, and Saanich).This report follows essentially the same format as my report on Victoria condo properties for end-November.
Chart 1 shows cumulative listings and sales for the past two years: there are no big surprises here compared with last month: both the 12-month figure for listings and sales drifted slightly lower (sales, to 1,173 from 1,196; and listings to 1,636 to 1,653) from a month earlier).
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victoria bc real estate: Pre-owned Homes In Victoria - Market Report for December 2008 - 01/03/09 06:05 AM
Happy New Year everyone.
The very first thing to talk about in 2009 is 2008. It was quite a year, and this post is an end-of-the-year report of pre-owned single family home sales activity. The report covers two years, ending December 31, 2008, and covers used homes located in the core area of Victoria (Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, View Royal, and Saanich).
The year-to-year trend continues - yearly listings are up somewhat (up to 3,666 from 3,387), and yearly sales are markedly down (dropping to 1,851 from 2,413). These changes are summarized in the Year Over Year Comparison (Chart 1) and … (0 comments)

victoria bc real estate: Something New and Something Old For Uptown Victoria - 07/11/08 12:10 PM

It all started in 1670!
 
That’s when the Hudson’s Bay Company (later, ‘The Bay’) was founded in Canada. It was an imperialistic fur trading company with a serious competitive edge - the King of England gave it all of the land that drained into the Hudson Bay - that was more than half of the entire land mass of what later became Canada. Within a century and a half, the Hudson’s Bay Company’s control extended to virtually all of Canada, from Atlantic to Pacific to Arctic.
But the Hudson’s Bay Company’s extensive ownership and control was problematic to Canada … (0 comments)

 

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