OCTOBER VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

OCTOBER VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

OCTOBER VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE A slight uptick in sales and inventory, but Victoria real estate market still requires commitment to homes A total of 480 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this October, 35.6 percent fewer than the 745...

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The Real Estate Market in Victoria is changing

The Real Estate Market in Victoria is changing

Less pressure on Home Buyers in August in the Victoria real estate market The Real Estate Market in Victoria is changing A total of 478 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 42.5 percent fewer than the 831 properties sold in August 2021...

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Summer Home Maintenance CheckList

Summer Home Maintenance CheckList

Summer Home Maintenance CheckList Spring may be the popular time of year to tidy up the inside of your home, but summer is the perfect time to spruce up your outdoor space. This checklist is a great place get started. Summer Home Maintenance CheckList

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JUNE 2022 VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE 

JUNE 2022 VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE  Victoria’s hot housing market levels off, supply still important for long-term attainability A total of 612 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, 35 per cent fewer than the 942 properties sold...

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Homes For Sale in Fairfield

Homes For Sale in Fairfield

A Current Map Showing Homes For Sale in Fairfield The Fairfield/Gonzales neighbourhoods are located in the southern part of the city of Victoria and feature diverse natural features and many historic homes. Fairfield/Gonzales is home to Cook Street Village, a lively...

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FALL HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST FOR 2021

FALL HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST FOR 2021

FALL HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST FOR 2021 Make sure your home is giving off spooky vibes from decorations and not from being unkept. Follow these fall maintenance tips to keep your home looking and running great. In other words, remove those spider webs and then hang...

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Staging to Sell Sprucing up Your Kitchen

Staging to Sell Sprucing up Your Kitchen

Sprucing up your kitchen with some small DIY projects can have a big ROI when it comes time to sell your home. Curious about what other things you can do to prep your home for selling? I can help you create a staging game plan, just send me a message to get started!...

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WHEN I FIRST STARTED AS A REALTOR IN VICTORIA

This Video is about way back when I first started in Real Estate and Victoria | Real Estate, Older turn of the century homes in the Fernwood neighbourhood sold for around $7,000 to $8,000. New Homes sold for around $18,000 with CMHC insured Mortgages in. Colwood and...

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HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH REAL ESTATE

HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH REAL ESTATE Subscribe to My YouTube Channel Here:  https://bit.ly/3BaS8CA I am often asked this Question.."HOW DO I MAKE MONEY WITH REAL ESTATE ?"..It's really can be easy and simple to make money with real estate. First you need to Buy Real...

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THE VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET IS HOT!!

THE VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET IS HOT!!

THE VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET IS HOT!! The Single Family market in Victoria BC is HOT, So home Values have changed in most neighbourhoods in Victoria. Maybe time to find out what your home is worth? A shortage of homes for sales is creating a Hot market for home...

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VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT FOR JUNE

VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT FOR JUNE

VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT FOR JUNE Low Inventory and Strong Demand Continue in Victoria Real Estate Market A total of 942 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, 16.6 per cent more than the 808 properties sold in June 2020, but...

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LIVE NORTHRIDGE VIDEO TOUR

Join me with my Live Northridge Video Tour through the Northridge neighbourhood near me in Victoria, BC. It's a great Saanich neighbourhood in Victoria BC called Northridge in and around Copley Park and the end of Carey Rd around Northridge Elementary School and...

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BUYING A HOME IS THE EASIEST WAY TO MAKE MONEY 

BUYING A HOME IS THE EASIEST WAY TO MAKE MONEY 

BUYING A HOME IS THE EASIEST WAY TO MAKE MONEY    Be sure to Subscribe to my YouTube Channel and watch my other videos to learn how to make easy money investing in Real Estate Many folks are looking at investment stocks, Bank term deposit’s etc  hoping to see...

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VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE FOR MAY

VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE FOR MAY

“Unwavering demand reinforces need to support supply of homes”  The Victoria market continued to show its strength through the month of May, with a near record setting pace for sales and ongoing record low inventory levels.  A total of 1,049 properties sold in the...

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Easy to Find HOT New Listings in Victoria

I just created a Live Map of New MLS listings of Homes and Condos For Sale in Victoria, https://youtu.be/kgukwG9hWw0 Find the link to the Live Map of Victoria New Victoria MLS Listings below. Save and come back often to find your next home in Victoria. Fred Carver...

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HOUSE HUNTING ? CREATE A CHECK LIST

Creating a house hunting checklist will help you keep track of the advantages and drawbacks of each home. Ensure the checklist includes the basic information regarding location, asking price, annual property taxes, mortgage terms and any applicable zoning...

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VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE FOR APRIL

VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE FOR APRIL

May 2021 VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT FOR APRIL Housing in Greater Victoria remains in high demand “Comparing last year’s April market to 2021 does not provide us any real insight into long term market trends,” said Victoria Real Estate Board President David...

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CURB APPEAL and PRICE|Is What Take to Sell Your Home ?

CURB APPEAL & PRICE ARE A WINNING COMBINATION... WHEN SELLING REAL ESTATE So many home sellers in Victoria ask me “What does it take to sell my home for the most money and quickly?” Pricing a home is not something to take lightly..1st Pricing a home for Sale is...

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MARCH VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

Keep Seeing Great Video on Real Estate and Subscribe to my YouTube Channel </center   MARCH VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE   The fast pace of Victoria real estate market surges on A total of 1,173 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board...

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Staged Homes Sell 88% Faster and for 20% More

Staged Homes Sell 88% Faster and for 20% More

Staged Homes Sell 88% Faster and for 20% More Profit than Non Staged Homes Staging a home isn’t just for Selling Sunset. “Decorating and staging your home can be just as important (and sometimes even more so!) than repairs.” - moving.com. If you’re ready for the next...

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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist It’s time for the spring home maintenance checklist of things to do around the house during the spring months.  Here’s a handy list. Check and change the furnace filter. Clean the clothes dryer exhaust, duct, damper and space under...

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Mortgage Rates are on the Rise

Mortgage Rates are on the Rise

After hitting record lows month after month, Mortgage rates have started to creep up. But it's still a great time to purchase a new home, and I'm the agent to help you! Mortgage Rate listed below are in USA, Canadian Mortgage interest rates are currently Generally...

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DEER IN YOUR YARD TOO?

DEER IN YOUR YARD TOO?

DEER IN YOUR YARD TOO? This Works! I found the following tip to keep Deer out of my Flowers from a Book I bought “Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden”, 2nd Edition. By “Rhona Massingham Hart”. I found Lots of great suggestions in her book.  One that I found worked for...

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Did you Know An Agent Can You Save Time

Did you Know An Agent Can You Save Time

The search for your dream home can be long and full of obstacles, but you don't have to go it alone. I'm a pro and I'm here to help you. When you're ready to get started just send me a message. #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #house #realestate #listreports...

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3 Good Reasons to Buy a Home

3 Good Reasons to Buy a Home

3 Good Reasons to Buy a Home Stability Predicability Freedom You’ll get to Stay put, Know what your mortgage payment will be and you can Paint the walls whatever colour you want! Those are three pretty great reasons, if you ask me. #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert...

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3 Great Reason To Buy a House

3 Great Reason To Buy a House

3 Great Reason To Buy a House You’ll get to stay put, know what your mortgage payment will be and you can paint the walls whatever color you want! Those are three pretty great reasons, if you ask me. #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #house #listreports #homeowner...

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Have you considered renovating your home?

Have you considered renovating your home?

Have you considered renovating your home? What upgrades do you plan to prioritize? Message me for tips on which renovations can increase your home's value. #thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #house #listreports #homereno #reno #homestyle #diy #renovations #homeowners...

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VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE

VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE FOR FEBRUARYVictoria real estate market sees strong start to 2021  A total of 646 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this January, 57.2 per cent more than the 411 properties sold in January 2020 and 2.4 per cent...

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2020 Victoria Real Estate Market Year in Review

2020 Victoria Real Estate Market Year in Review

The 2020 Victoria Real Estate Market Year in Review A total of 631 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this December, 57 per cent more than the 402 properties sold in December 2019 and a 20.6 percent decrease from November 2020. Sales of...

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DRIVING THROUGH GORDON HEAD ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON

On my way to have my haircut Yesterday afternoon, I drove along Shelbourne Street  through a neighbourhood called Gordon Head. The rows of Trees along Shelbourne offered a interesting show of Fall Colours and the Gordon Head neighbourhood.

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OCTOBER VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET

OCTOBER VICTORIA REAL ESTATE MARKET

Victoria Real Estate Market continues to outperform in unpredictable times A total of 990 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this October, 59.9 percent more than the 619 properties sold in October 2019 and 0.1 per cent more than the previous...

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HOW TO AVOID CONDO INSURANCE CLAIMS

HOW TO AVOID CONDO INSURANCE CLAIMS

HOW TO AVOID WATER DAMAGE CLAIMS IN CONDOS AS THE SAYING GOES ….WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND.. Back in the early 70’s when Condos started to show in the real estate market as new affordable housing. Many Victoria Builders and Developers started building condos. Some...

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CANADA DAY IN VICTORIA, B.C.

CANADA DAY IN VICTORIA, B.C.

CANADA DAY IN VICTORIA, B.C. Here is a list of many of the Celebrations going on around Victoria on Canada Day. Monday, July 1, 2019. Lions Pancake Breakfast-8 am Mary Winspear Centre Sidney BC http://www.marywinspear.ca  George Picnic with Pancake Breakfast, Show and...

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Should We Buy or Rent in Victoria?

Should We Buy or Rent in Victoria?

If you’re considering a move to Victoria you might be wondering is it better to rent or buy; also, is a condominium or single-family house a better option? There are a lot of things to consider when you’re moving, whether it's just across town or across the Province....

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22nd ANNUAL TIMES COLONIST BOOK SALE Starts Today

22nd ANNUAL TIMES COLONIST BOOK SALE Starts Today There is plenty for everyone at the 22nd annual Times Colonist Book Sale. The Book Sale runs from 9 am to 5 pm today(Saturday May 11/19) to Sunday (May 12/19) at the Victoria Curling Club at 1952 Quadra Street,...

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How Can I Compete with a Cash Offer?

How Can I Compete with a Cash Offer?

You found the house. You want the house. You have to finance the house. That's not a terrible idea since about 70% of all home purchases are financed as opposed to a cash offer. Many home buyers are repeat buyers and roll their existing equity into the new home...

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This is the Very First Step to Homeownership

This is the Very First Step to Homeownership

Homeownership can be a very exciting and very overwhelming time. If this is your first time purchasing a home there are so many different avenues and nuances to the home buying process that it can be extremely overwhelming. However, as a Victoria home specialist, I...

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How to Choose Between Two Perfect Homes

How to Choose Between Two Perfect Homes

So you’ve been to some open houses, gone on some tours, and now find yourself in an unusual dilemma: two houses that seem perfect for you. In a way, it’s a good problem to have — better to have multiple options than none, right? But it can also be anxiety-inducing to...

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Capital City Comic Con Victoria BC 2019

Capital City Comic Con Victoria BC 2019

If you like to get your "geek" on once in a while then you won't want to miss this weekend's event. March 22 through March 24 at the Victoria Conference Centre and Crystal Garden is the Annual Capital City Comic Con. This convention is dedicated to comics, toys,...

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St Patrick’s Day Things To Do in Victoria, BC

St Patrick’s Day Things To Do in Victoria, BC

St Patrick’s Day Things To Do in Victoria, BC Sunday March 17, 2019. St Patrick’s Day Family Fun Day at Market square. Dress in your leprechaun best and enjoy Irish Dancers, live music , Irish themed food vendors, crafting station balling art, face painting and bouncy...

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