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Real Estate Agent - Century 21 South Island Realty
I've been using Wordpress for a few years now. Few things bring sweat to my palms faster than the Wordpress prompt to upgrade my version of Wordpress to the current version!  It's the instructions that spook me, with dire warnings about backing up my database and files, and so on.  So until quite...
Views, quiet comfort, security & a quality lifestyle await you in this luxury condominium on Sayward Hill Terrace. Whether entertaining, or privacy - or both - is your 'thing', you can have it here. This 1,800+ square foot two bedroom corner condo has a wonderful open floor plan, with lots of gl...
Cordova Bay is a ‘Local Area’ within the District of Saanich. It is bordered by the Pat Bay Highway to the west, the neighboring municipality of Central Saanich to the north, Cordova Bay along the east, and to the south - Broadmead and the Blenkinsop valley. If you are considering a move to the ...
After kicking it around for about a year, Victoria Council has done it. Victoria has voted to add 10 buildings to its ’heritage registry’. There were already nearly 900 properties on that list, and so one might wonder - what makes this recent addition noteworthy? It’s noteworthy because it marks ...
It all started in 1670!   That’s when the Hudson’s Bay Company (later, ‘The Bay’) was founded in Canada. It was an imperialistic fur trading company with a serious competitive edge - the King of England gave it all of the land that drained into the Hudson Bay - that was more than half of the ent...
View Larger Map To the District of Saanich, Sunnymead doesn‘t formally exist as a named neighbourhood - it simply forms part of Cordova Bay, a local area of Saanich. But the Victoria Real Estate Board has given Sunnymead ‘map area’ status, and so this is about the map area of Sunnymead. Sunnymead...
It was only going to be a 2.4 cent per litre increase. Even for a large gas tank, the increase would only cost about a dollar, maybe a little more, to fill the tank. Nevertheless, on June 30, the day British Columbia’s freshly minted carbon tax laws went into effect, I decided to fill my tank - i...
Something happened here on Vancouver Island in the real estate world that just doesn't happen very often here. It was a real estate auction. A condo project in Parksville which completed about a year ago didn't completely sell out. It is 'The Onyx', an upscale development at Craig Bay. Reports ar...

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