Topic: News

Keep Cool

Our June weather was sure hot, and according to The Weather Network the summer heat is here to stay. BC in particular is expected to experience above-seasonal temperatures and below-average rainfall.

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Celebrating What’s to Come in 2015!

Welcome to 2015! We hope you had a fantastic year in 2014 and are looking forward to the year ahead. At Duttons we have many things in the works and wanted to give you a little glimpse at what’s to come as this new year unfolds.  We are celebrating our platinum anniversary. Just when you

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Duttons & Co Year in Review

2014 at Duttons has been filled with excitement and change! As we shift into the Holiday Season with family and friends we wanted to take a moment and reflect back on some of the highlights of our year. 1. Our Property Management department moved into a newly renovated office space located above our Sales office.

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WE’RE MOVING, BUT NOT FAR

We’re excited to reveal Duttons’ latest property management move – the shifting and relocating of our very own Property Management division. We are moving into one building, and you will now find our property management division located above our landmark Sales office on the corner of Fairfield Road and Moss Street. But, this is not

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CURRENT BC HOUSING MARKET NECK-IN-NECK

After years of peaks and valleys in the housing market, we are seeing a renewed balance in the BC housing market conditions. What this really means is, unlike the tipped market scale we’ve witnessed since 2008, neither buyers nor sellers currently have any specific leveraging advantage. According to BCREA Chief Economist Cameron Muir, the reason

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The Depreciation Report: What, Why, How?

What is a Depreciation Report? Depreciation reports ensure that Condominium Strata Councils establish ongoing building maintenance and renewals, while providing the opportunity to financially plan for associated costs. It was legislated that Condo buildings needed to have Depreciation reports completed by December 2013, or to at least have hired a firm to complete the report.

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Fire Safety In Your Home

The best way to keep safe from fires is to prevent them from occurring.  Statistics show that the number of casualties due to fires has dropped over the last few decades, but injuries and deaths still do occur. Make an emergency fire plan for your whole family and practice the plan every few months.  Make

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Strata Insurance News

Strata insurance premiums began to rise at the beginning of 2013 on Vancouver Island.  Prior to this Victoria had enjoyed relatively low strata insurance rates when compared to other neighboring markets like Vancouver and Seattle.  We’re no longer flying under the radar. Strata building insurance holders can expect increases ranging from 15% to 50%.  This

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Choosing the Right Realtor®

Though there are currently 1225 Real Estate Agents in Greater Victoria, deciding who will be the best REALTOR® to sell your home is not always an easy decision.  Some people will simply choose a relative, some will choose a friend, others will choose someone who has been recommended.  There are many great REALTORS in this

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Summer Giveaway!

This summer we’re celebrating local eateries with our We Love Local Giveaway. Every week between now and September you can win gift certificates to Victoria’s many fantastic local restaurants and cafes. Head over to our Facebook page and click the contest tab to enter. Then check back regularly for new prize announcements. Bon appetit!

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