Congratulations Ole and Christina!

Congratulations Ole and Christina for earning MLS® Gold Awards for 2016! The Victoria Real Estate Board awards Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards to the top 30% of its members at the end of each calendar year. All awards are based on total real estate sales volumes. By earning Gold Awards, Ole and Christina have shown they are

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2016: A Year of Giving

We started 2016 by establishing our Duttons Community Impact Fund, with the goal of donating proceeds to those local organizations which are near and dear to our hearts. With every completed real estate sales transaction we were able to grow the fund and thereby have a greater impact on our local community. We are proud to have donated over $12,000 this year to…

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A Helping Hand For The Victoria Immigrant & Refugee Centre

When I visited The Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre I was impressed by what a vibrant and busy community it was. There were dozens of clients using the facility to apply for jobs, take ESL classes and develop job skills. In an attempt to have our donation do the most good, and support the organization in the best way possible, we asked which program was…

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Supporting the Cridge Centre for the Family

Some of you may remember Colin Moorman, a dear friend of ours, a retired Duttons REALTOR®, and former Executive Director of the Cridge Centre for the Family. Colin approached us recently asking for support of his team’s participation in Ride for Refuge, generously hosted and operated by the Cridge Centre for the Family in support of charities benefiting the displaced, vulnerable and exploited.

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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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