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By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 23
January has a grey palette in the great Pacific Northwest Coast.  Pearl, charcoal, silver, pewter...but grey... in cloud, in sea, in bare tree branches poking out of shadowed forests.   In our minds, though, we can see the summer-summer frame.  Always good to do a little daydreaming, to remember ...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 1
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 condominiums were up 61.2 percent fro...

By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 7
So, is there anything at all that hasn't changed?   Hmmm....it all seems new new new.    In my tiny island home, we are experiencing the other side of turning to an online world.  With another closure underway (the provincial government says: no travel unless you have to...in an effort to flatten...

By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 5
More closures?   More invitations not to visit?   In my small rural island, with a tourism based economy, the closures earlier this year brought many small businesses to near extinction.  The openings over the summer season, throughout this province, allowed many to "hang on".   Now we are in our...

By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
Comments 0
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 1
IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN TO FALL BACK NOVEMBER 1/2020 How Time Travels...It's Time Again to Turn Your Clocks Back an Hour at 2 AM Nov 1....Good News we all get an Extra Hours Slept. Replace the Batteries in your Smoke Detectors Adjust Clocks on Electronic Devices such as STOVES, DVD'S, VCR'S, and CAR...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 1
New garage doors nearly pay for themselves! Wondering which other upgrades retain the most value when you sell? Send me a message to find out more!. fred@fredcarver.com or text me 250-413-7042Source: New Garage Doors Nearly Pay for Themselves!  

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 3
FUNNY FRIDAYS TGIFF-I'M TRYING TO MAKE THE HOUSE PRESENTABLE FOR BUYERS......COULD GO FISHING FOR A DAY? As we prepare for our weekend , I chuckled at this Cartoon.  Have a fun and successful weekend :O) TGIFF Thank God it’s Funny Friday’s Source: VictoriaHomesAndProperties.

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 1
HOW TO AVOID WATER DAMAGE CLAIMS WHEN BUYING A CONDO 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 of these Builders h...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 3
CHECK OUT MY VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE TOUR AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD NEARBYIn Today's real estate market, showing homes can be sensitive with Buyers and Sellers alike. Due to the risks of catching the very contagious Coronavirus, home Sellers are worried about strangers coming into their home.For many year...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 2
FUNNY FRIDAYS TGIFF-HE'S RIGHT-WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT IT-DO WE REALLY NEED INDOOR PLUMBING? As we prepare for our weekend , I chuckled at this Cartoon.  Have a fun and successful weekend :O) TGIFF Thank God it’s Funny Friday’s Source: VictoriaHomesAndProperties.com

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 1
QUITE TOP FLOOR FAIRFIELD 2 BED 2 BATH CONDO $399,000 Excellent quiet location, #402-1031 Burdett Ave  Southwest facing condo in move in condition.  Wood flooring in the entrance and dining room and new carpets in living room and bedrooms, efficient galley kitchen. Naturally bright home with 2 sk...

By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 24
Who knew that the ten week closures in my province would unleash a storm of real estate activity?   Who knew that happy techies and millenials and retirees, thinking that a city lifestyle, walking distance to every lovely little thing to enjoy, might turn out to be a negative?  Who knew that the ...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 2
Oak Bay Real Estate | Market Review August 19, 2020 Oak Bay Real Estate.. Activity-Indicates heading to a Sellers Market in Oak Bay. Find Photos and Details Here on Current Oak Bay Homes For Sale.Oak Bay Real Estate... August 19, 2020 Single Family Home Stats:Total Oak Bay Single Family Home Sale...

By Darrell Backen, Digital Marketing
(Darrell Backen 1.855.216.6010)
Comments 1

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 0
PART 2-CALCULATING CAP RATE FOR VICTORIA BC APARTMENT INVESTMENTSEE- Part 1- CALCULATING CAP RATE FOR APARTMENT BC INVESTMENT Using Cap Rates In Victoria Wisely1 Calculating CAP rates to quickly compare similar Victoria Apartment investment opportunities. The cap rate basically represents the est...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 0
Part 1- How To Calculate CAP Rate for Victoria BC Apartment Investment Real estate investors rely upon a variety of types of information when negotiating for income producing properties - for instance, the desirability of the property's current location and/or any prospective changes in the neigh...

By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 16
Summer-summer has finally arrived on the great Pacific Northwest Coast.   Fondly called the "wet coast" by many, it felt like June-uary and then July-uary, until the past couple of days.   This is such a beautiful part of the world.  Summer is such a short season...important to catch it while you...

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 1
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES SALES IN JUNE HIT A NEW BENCHMARK WITH AVERAGES VICTORIA HOME SALES OVER A MILLION DOLLARS  July 2, 2020 A total of 808 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, 9.2 per cent more than the 740 properties sold in June 2019 and 76.8 per cent more than t...

By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 10
Such a lot of changes going on right now.   In my corner of the world, we were in "stay home/social distance" mode for ten weeks.   This was a provincial government edict.  Only essential services were allowed to open (groceries, pharmacies, liquor store, the construction trades, and lawyers, rea...

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