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Real estate blog for homes in Victoria BC, homes with suites, condominiums and town homes.
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As of today, April 5, 2011, there are 101 homes with suites or additional accommodations (mortgage helpers or guest living areas) for sale in the greater Victoria, BC area.   Here's a quick glimpse...   $434,500, 3beds, 2baths, 1,768 sq. ft. built in 1912, 6,500 sq. ft. lot, 74 days on market $74...
04/05/2011
Several of my clients having lived in large homes while raising their families, are now looking to down-size but are not quite ready for a condominium. Looking for one-level living, many love the idea of the RANCHER style. As of March 30, 2011, in the Greater Victoria area there are 69 listings t...
03/12/2011
Paper-less Challenge To reduce the amount of paper I use and consume here’s some things I will implement in my business … Banking – I pay all my bills online using the secure system with my bank. Purchases are directed towards one credit card or debit card (pay off balance every month!) to get ma...
02/25/2011
  You only have one chance to make a first impresssion, right?! Yes, perhaps staging might be a bit much for some, for others, it is a must-do. Whatever your opinion is on staging, a clean, tidy, inviting home will sell faster and for more, all things being equal... Whatever you choose to sugges...
02/16/2011
BUYING THIS SPRING?  GOVERNMENT CHANGES APPLICABLE TO PURCHASERS. Did you know amortization rates are changing from 35 years to 30 years after March 18th, 2011? Canadian ‘high-ratio’ purchasers will require an accepted offer to purchase in their hands dated no later than March 18, 2011 to qualif...
02/11/2011
One would think that if the home that's listed has home insurance in place, the Buyer could get insurance as well, right? It might not be as simple as you might think and the rates could be very different. Is the home going to require 'High-Risk' insurance? Have you ever determined if your Buyer...
02/09/2011
Victoria, BC is truly a beautiful place and for those looking to invest, the landscape might be very attractive. There's not many foreclosures like the US, but there are deals to be had. Investing in our local real estate market is made simpler by knowing what to look for and knowing how to look...
02/08/2011
Canada Land Surveys, Titles, & Mortgage Fraud Court Decision A land survey in British Columbia occurs when a professional land surveyor defines the legal boundaries of a parcel of land. Professional land surveyors must follow approved land survey methods and accuracy requirements, and follow the...
02/07/2011
I'm writing this blog from a hotel room before my daughters third game in a regional hockey tournament and what happened yesterday on the ice reminded me of what I should be doing in my real estate business... It was the second period...our team is tied...my daughter plays defense...she gets the ...
01/03/2011
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  What do you want this year? More clients? More money? Better health? More time with family? Less stress? More AR points? I would suggest that most (if not all) of us want these things and more, don't we? Deep down we can see these in our minds eye... And it all begins with a dream, a plan... T...
01/01/2011
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