Tagged: Housing

Victoria Real Estate Market Begins The New Year With Low Inventory And High Demand

Victoria Real Estate Market begins the new year with low inventory and high demand. There were a total of 1,491 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of January 2018, an increase of 7.7 per cent compared to the month of December and 1.6 per cent fewer than the 1,516 active listings for sale at the end of January 2017.

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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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FGCA: We are Committed

We love our community and that’s why we give back! Fairfield Gonzales Community Association (FGCA) has been in action since 1975, and was established by local volunteer residents wanting to enrich the quality of life for Fairfield people. Would you believe us if we told you the current Fairfield population is over 17,000? For such

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Victoria’s Soaring Property Sales

The first quarter of 2015 has come and gone, summer is almost here and the Victoria real estate market is hot! According to the real estate activity report released May 1, 2015 by the Victoria Real Estate Board (VREB), there was a 26.5% increase in property sales from this time last year in the Victoria

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A New Development in Fairfield: 1011 Burdett Avenue

We have new development in Fairfield, and it’s creating quite a stir! Located at 1011 Burdett Avenue in Victoria’s highly desired Fairfield neighbourhood is Mountain West Properties’ new development featuring executive-style condos. This new build is made up of 36 units in total and breaks down like this: 1 bedroom starting at $279,900 + GST

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Cities and Cycling

Did you know that bikeable cities are good for productivity, business, and economic development? According to Mikael Colville-Andersen this is definitely so. With the direction for Victoria’s Downtown development in debate, Urban living the sought after lifestyle, and parking at a premium, now is a great time to consider the positive impact biking has on

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Choosing to Live the Edited Lifestyle

We’ve featured a few different articles on small space living, but one aspect we’ve left untouched may surprise you. The question: are you willing to trade ‘space for place’? If you’re thinking small space living is for you, can you live an edited lifestyle? This means can you live with less ephemera and household effects,

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Annual Property Assessments Show Market Stability

With 2015 underway, property owners will have received their 2015 property tax assessment notice. In the greater Victoria area many will notice an increase in their property assessment, and we see this as positive news! What does this mean? First, it is important to understand the difference between assessed value and market value. We wrote

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