Victoria, BC Real Estate News

By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
GORDON HEAD & LAMBRICK PARK REAL ESTATE | AUGUST 15, 2016This popular bedroom community is always popular with Victoria home buyers. One reason is the University of Victoria is Located on the SE corner of this neighbourhood in our Sannich Municipality. Just North of the District of Oak Bay another popular neighbourhood in Victoria, BC- See Victoria Map.So far this Year 158 homes have Sold(completed) & Pending Sold in Gordon Head and Lambrick Park since January 1, 2016.If you are getting ready to sell your Gordon Head or Lambrick Park Home soon, I make it easy to find out what your home is worth in the current busy real estate market.   I created an easy to use (Go Here) >Gordon Head Current Market Analysis page to help Gordon Head & Lambrick Park Home owners search online to find out wh...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
GORDON HEAD & LAMBRICK PARK REAL ESTATE | AUGUST 8, 2016This popular bedroom community is always popular with Victoria home buyers. One reason is the University of Victoria is Located on the SE corner of this neighbourhood in our Sannich Municipality. Just North of the District of Oak Bay another popular neighbourhood in Victoria, BC- See Victoria Map.So far this Year 151 homes have Sold(completed) & Pending Sold in Gordon Head and Lambrick Park since January 1, 2016.If you are getting ready to sell your Gordon Head or Lambrick Park Home soon, I make it easy to find out what your home is worth in the current busy real estate market.   I created an easy to use (Go Here) >Gordon Head Current Market Analysis page to help Gordon Head & Lambrick Park Home owners search online to find out wha...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
JULY 31 IS TIME AGAIN FOR OUR ANNUAL OUTDOOR SYMPHONY SPLASHOur 27th Annual Victoria Symphony Splash is a spectacular event that sees Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour transformed into an outdoor concert stageSymphony Splash is the largest annual outdoor symphony event in Canada, attracting up to 40,000 Victoria residents and visitors.The event is an excellent musical event by the Victoria Symphony.  Monday BC Day is August 1 come and celabrate it on Sunday evening July 31.Watch and listen to the Victoria Symphony playing from a barge in Victoria's Inner Harbour. The annual BC Day event is put on for Free for the public.... Donations are welcome Symphony Splash is made possible with Corporate support and public donations.The concert concludes with a performance of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Ov...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
2016 NORTHWEST DEUCE DAYS SLIDE SHOW-VICTORIA BCI was up and downtown yesterday at 7:30am to take photos before thousands spectators descended on the NW Deuce Days Show and Shine by Victoria's Inner harbour.  Over 80,000 people come to see these custom hot rods. Many of these Hot Rods were driven from thousands of miles away to the largest gathering of 32 Fords in North America and the WorldOver 1100 hot rod owners registered in advance to come to NW Deuces Days this Year. Over 500 cars were 32 Fords known as Deuces. Al Clarke has been the organizer since the beginning and has put on the 32 Ford gathering almost every 3 years. Rumors say Al is retiring, Time will Tell. Al Builds 32 Ford Hot Rods, Check out his web site Deuces NorthWest Street Rods.I left around Noon and headed home to u...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
VICTORIA JUNE MLS SALES STATS ARE OUT....WOW!The Victoria Real Estate Board June Sales Report Stats for Victoria, BC.Victoria Home prices are up 21.9% over May 2015. July 4 2016, Victoria, BC   A total of 1,174 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, an increase of 29 per cent compared to the 910 properties sold in June last year.   "When we look at month over month numbers, sales are down almost 9 per cent in June compared to the record breaking sales we saw in May, which may be due to the very low inventory available," notes Mike Nugent, 2016 President of the Board. "It's likely that sales would be higher were there more on the market to buy, but with the current conditions people may be hesitant to give up the homes they have."   Inventory levels remain lo...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
VICTORIA BC CANADA DAY FRIDAY JULY 1st HOLIDAY On July 1st Canada Celebrates it’s 149th Birthday, Known as Canada Day!  The National Day of Canada originally known as Dominion Day.   Victoria BC is the place to be on this Canada Day Holiday. Here are just a few Canada Day Activities to enjoy in Victoria. VICTORIA is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of family-friendly events, main stage performances, fireworks, and A Flavour of Canada, all set to take place on  July 1st, 2016! The annual “Living Flag” on the BC Legislature Lawns in the early afternoon of July 1st on the BC Legislature Lawns…Demonstrate your national pride by participating in the “Living Flag” on the Legislature Lawn. T-shirt pick-up is at 12:30 p.m. or participants can bring their own to guarantee a spot. the Coas...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
OAK BAY HOME PRICES ARE UP OVER 25% | 2016 OAK BAY REAL ESTATE MARKET SNAPSHOT  Our Victoria's OAK BAY Real Estate market is going full steam ahead as we head into the Summer 2016. Here is a real estate market snapshot for Oak Bay this June, 2016Oak Bay Home Prices are up over 25% From June 2015.  If you are looking to find your next home in Victoria in the popular Oak Bay neighborhood you have come to the right place.    GOOGLE SEARCH FRED CARVER OAK BAY FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OAK BAY REAL ESTATEOak Bay Real Estate listings of homes For Sale in each of the following Oak Bay Neighborhoods. South Oak Bay    7Gonzales              3North Oak Bay   3Estevan               3Henderson          6Uplands               6  TCurrent otal Number of active single family homes For Sale in Oak Bay BC...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
GORDON HEAD & LAMBRICK PARK REAL ESTATE | JUNE 15, 2016This popular bedroom community is always popular with Victoria home buyers. One reason is the University of Victoria is Located on the SE corner of this neighbourhood in our Sannich Municipality. Just North of the District of Oak Bay another popular neighbourhood in Victoria, BC- See Victoria Map.So far this Year 123 homes have Sold(completed) & Pending Sold in Gordon Head and Lambrick Park since January 1, 2016.If you are getting ready to sell your Gordon Head or Lambrick Park Home soon, I make it easy to find out what your home is worth in the current busy real estate market.   I created an easy to use (Go Here) >Gordon Head Current Market Analysis page to help Gordon Head & Lambrick Park Home owners search online to find out what...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
NEW LISTING 3 BEDROOM BUNGALOW BY THE HILLSIDE MALL Great Bones in this 1949-three Bedroom one level Bungalow. Same owner since 1954. New 30 year Fiberglass Laminate Shingle Roof in 2012. New Gas hot water tank in Jan/16.Well Maintained home, just needs your decorating ideas and paint brush. Excellent handyman's special. Guys check out the large Garage/Workshop. Great location Walk across the street to shopping in the Hillside Mall. New Canadian Tire Store is coming. Grocery shopping at Thrifty Foods. Easy Access to Food court in the Hillside Mall. Excellent Bus service to downtown or the University of Victoria just two blocks away. Good size 48 x 120 city lot with a rear lane. Quick Possession possible. Offers are being Presented Tomorrow at 4 pm. Hurry this is a great buy. Easy to Vie...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
FAIRFIELD COOK STREET VILLAGE | SEE THIS LIVE MAP OF HOMES FOR SALEI am often asked by Home Buyers to send them Listings of Homes for Sale Near The Cook Street Village in In Victoria's Popular Fairfield neighbourhood.If you are looking to live near Victoria's Cook Street Village you have come to the right Place.To help Fairfield Home Buyers I recently created a  Search Link to a Live Map of Homes For Sale Near The Cook Street Village.Click on the Green Circle Buttons to drill down to Current listings of Homes and Condos for sale. The Numbers indicate the number of properties for sale at that location. The Life style near the cook street village is Huge.  #Cookstreetvillage #Homesnearthecookstreetvillage #fredcarverfairfieldBe sure to search this map regularly, this is a Live Map of Home...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
IT’S SWIFTSURE INTERNATIONAL YACHT RACE TIME AGAIN IN VICTORIA BCThis Coming Weekend Yacht Racers from around the world will come to race in the annual Swiftsure International Yacht Race.A few years ago I went to the Victoria Harbour to Photograph many of the Sailing Ships on the Night before Swiftsure 2012.If you have Come to Find a Home in Victoria ….so you can Sail all Year Round you have come to the Right Place. Every Year the Swiftsure Yacht Race is held off the waters around Victoria BC. The Biggest Sailing Yacht Race of the Pacific Northwest May 26-30, 2016 for details check out their offical web site.The Race is Hosted by the Royal Victoria Yacht ClubVictoria Swiftsure Yacht Race 2016Check out the History of the Swiftsure International Yacht Race when the first race was back in ...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
NEW LISTING COMING THIS WEEK...1923 FOUR BEDROOM TWO BATHROOM CHARACTER HOME VICTORIA BC CHARACTER HOME FOR SALE | NEW LISTING COMING THE WEEKThe Floor Plans are Done. Main Floor 1110 sq.ft Upper Floor 680 sq.ft. Unfinished Partial Basement-433 sq.ft. TOTAL Finished Area 1790 sq.ft.  Professional Staging is done ready for the photo shoot Professional Photos are being done today….By #YasminSimpson 4 Bedroom 2 Bath 1923 Character two story home, located in the quiet established neighbourood known as The Rise...Just Minutes from the Main thoroughfares to downtown Victoria and beyond. Oh did I mention ...Ocean Glimpses from the upstairs 21’ x 20’ Office and 13’ x 11’ Master Bedroom. The current owner are gardeners and the 60’ x 122’ yard is loaded with many varieties of plants, shrubs and f...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
GORDON HEAD & LAMBRICK PARK REAL ESTATE | MAY 12, 2016This popular bedroom community is always popular with Victoria home buyers. One reason is the University of Victoria is Located on the SE corner of this neighbourhood in our Sannich Municipality. Just North of the District of Oak Bay another popular neighbourhood in Victoria, BC- See Victoria Map.So far this Year 45 homes have Sold(completed) in Gordon Head and Lambrick Park since January 1, 2016.If you are getting ready to sell your Gordon Head or Lambrick Park Home soon, I make it easy to find out what your home is worth in the current busy real estate market.   I created an easy to use (Go Here) >Gordon Head Current Market Analysis page to help Gordon Head & Lambrick Park Home owners search online to find out what their homes are ...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
SOUTH OAK BAY HOMES FOR SALE IN OAK BAY VICTORIA BC MAY 5, 2016 South Oak Bay Homes are Very Popular, check out my live map of South Oak Bay Homes For Sale. Come back often this map is live and new listings are added often..Of course you can signup here to receive automated Emails in your email in box with New Homes For Sale Oak Bay in Victoria BC Daily. I have also created a HOMES FOR SALE IN All of OAK BAY in VICTORIA, BC  search for the Newest listings that will help you find all the latest Homes For Sale in Oak Bay on MLS for the Last 6 Days…. No Need to Sign up, Just call me Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation 250-598-2963 And I'll help you find the right home for sale in Oak Bay for YOU and your family. Google Fred Carver Oak Bay for More details on Oak Bay Real Estate. T...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
April Property MLS Sales in Victoria BC Continue to Exceed Expectations A total of 1,286 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this April, an increase of 53 per cent compared to the 840 properties sold in the same month last year.   Inventory levels remain lower than the previous year, with 2,594 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of April, 34 per cent fewer than the 3,945 active listings at the end of April 2015.   "We continue to see extraordinary interest in the Victoria and area housing market. Likely this is because the trends we reviewed last month continue - low mortgage rates, higher employment numbers, diversity of properties for sale and of course the growing international awareness that Victoria i...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
TC ANNUAL BOOK SALE IN VICTORIA TODAY APRIL 30 AND SUNDAY MAY 1, 2016.The Times Colonist Annual Raise-A-Reader Campaign Book sale started today.. They say over 400,000 Books were donated with more coming throughout today and tomorrow. The Book Sale is at the Victoria Curling Rink on Quadra Street.All Funds Raised by The Times Colonist Raise-A-Reader campaign go to schools and literacy groups.Books are all categorized on tables by Volunteers and laid out by Subject, like Gardening Books, Computers, Business, Fiction Novels by authors, History, Education, Cooking and so on. Hard Covers $3, Soft Covered Books $2 , Children's books $1 and there is no longer a Collectibles area , so you may find a collectible gem hidden amongest the many books.in the past I picked a soft cover Floral Design ...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
SOLD IN ONE DAY...THEY CALL THEM BULLY OFFERS.In our hot sellers market in Victoria BC bidding wars are the norm...Buyers are bidding against one another and racing to just buy their next home. Due mainly to a shortage of homes for sale in our core market area of Victoria.Victoria real estate Listing agents have a duty to get their clients home sold and try to get the most amount for the home sellers.In our market place our Victoria Real Estate Board Rules require that a listing agent cannot hold back home showings and viewing of properties to other Realtors and their clients. The Listing agent can hold back on when offers to purchase are presented to a home sellers for their consideration. So often we see offers are being presented to the home seller for consideration a few days after ...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
COPLEY PARK NEEDS YOUR HELP...FOR EGGS BENEFIT Saturday April 23rd from 9 am to 1pm  Come out to this Community event and meet your neighbours in support of the rebuilding of Copley Park (Google Map). Many of you will remember Vandals set fire to the children's play area. Saanich Fire and Saanich Police will be present, Along with Ace & Fun Inflatables The following celebrity chefs will be preparing individual omelets with all your favorite toppings.  Have your favorite Chef to Cook your Omelet Saanich Mayor Richard Atwell Saanich Police Chief Bob Downie Saanich Deputy Fire Chief Stephen Hanna And Many others  This is your personal invitation to join us For Eggs Benefit. On Saturday April 23rd, mark your calendars 9-am to 1pm. And please make a donation 100% of the proceeds go toward th...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
GORDON HEAD & LAMBRICK PARK REAL ESTATE | APRIL 10, 2016This popular bedroom community is always popular with Victoria home buyers. One reason is the University of Victoria is Located on the SE corner of this neighbourhood in our Sannich Municipality. Just North of the District of Oak Bay another popular neighbourhood in Victoria, BC- See Victoria Map.So far this Year 27 homes have Sold(completed) in Gordon Head and Lambrick Park since January 1, 2016.If you are getting ready to sell your Gordon Head or Lambrick Park Home soon, I make it easy to find out what your home is worth in the current busy real estate market.     I created an easy to use (Go Here) >Gordon Head Current Market Analysis page to help Gordon Head & Lambrick Park Home owners search online to find out what their homes ...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
FIND VICTORIA BC REAL ESTATE WATERFRONT HOMES HERELooking for a waterfront home, condo's or townhouse for sale in Victoria BC? Then you have come to the right place.Photo of Victoria's Fairfield neighbourhood and waterfront. To Find a current list and details of Victoria waterfront Listings Go here to find VICTORIA BC WATERFRONT HOMES For Sale. Look for the green number on the map and drill down for the location and details. You'll easily find the location of all the current waterfront homes, condo's and townhouses in Greater Victoria. Save the page link and come back often to find new waterfront listings in Victoria, BCSee the Map Example below you'll find when go to the link above.  Did you know It's easy to receive New Waterfront listings to your email inbox daily.Just go to my  Aut...
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