Topic: News


Taxes, utilities to push Victoria rents to 3.7% higher in 2017

British Columbia’s maximum residential rental rate increase will jump to 3.7% next year, a 28% surge over 2016’s 2.9% limit. The rate is set each fall by the province and is tied to the Consumer Price Index plus a 2% base allotment. Between 2014 and 2016 increases were capped below 3% while 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2012 saw rates at or above 4%.

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Victoria Property Sales Continue Record Breaking Pace

A total of 883 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, an increase of 19.2 per cent compared to the 741 properties sold in August last year. “August is a record breaker in more than one way. For the sixth consecutive month, we have a sales record with more sales than any other month of August on record,” says Mike Nugent, 2016 President of the Board. “We also have the lowest number of listings available for sale…

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Silver and Gold!

The 2015 Victoria Real Estate Board MLS® Awards Standings are Final. Congratulations to Ole and Christina who won Gold and Silver awards for their individual sales volumes in 2015, putting them near the top of their profession.

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Year In Review 2015

2015 at Duttons has been filled with exciting changes and growth! 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: Continued growth in Property Management. Since we’ve moved our Property Management division in with our Sales division

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Our Developing City

While the season is changing, the housing boom continues in this great city. It was recently reported in Citified that over 1,200 high-density homes, in the form of market condos, market rentals, and affordable rental apartments, are in various stages of construction in Greater Victoria.

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In the News

We have quite the range of highs and lows in economic news of late, but the news is definitely good for the Greater Victoria real estate market. With the national economy struggling, Victoria is not only enjoying a stable real estate economy, but is flying forward with sizzling sales.

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Keep Cool

These tips and strategies are just a handful of tools to help keep your home cool through the hot summer season. Efficient cooling not only saves money and energy, it is a silent partner in the overall quality of life through these hot summer days.

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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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