Real estate

August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming

August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming

B.C. Real Estate Association says 9,162 residential properties were sold in August

August home sales strong in B.C., but change is coming
Bayview Place in Victoria West is already home to a pair of condominium towers, with a third on the way. It will eventually be home to a senior aging-in-care residence, with 155 units split between condos, rental units and licensed care spaces. Courtesy Focus Equities

HOMEFINDER: Bayview in Vic West adding a senior’s element

Vancouver’s Element Lifestyle Retirement buys into master-planned neighbourhood

Bayview Place in Victoria West is already home to a pair of condominium towers, with a third on the way. It will eventually be home to a senior aging-in-care residence, with 155 units split between condos, rental units and licensed care spaces. Courtesy Focus Equities
One of the houses that will be featured on the 2017 House Tour put on by the Gallery Associates of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. (Contributed photo)

2017 House Tour features all Oak Bay homes

The five luxury homes will be filled with regional artists and floral arrangements

  • Sep 10, 2017
One of the houses that will be featured on the 2017 House Tour put on by the Gallery Associates of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. (Contributed photo)
The City of Victoria’s rules related to short-term rentals such as AirBnB may be changing, as council seeks to slow the trend of revenue properties being switched from long-term to nightly or weekly rentals. AirBnB

Victoria cracks down on short-term rentals

Homeowners renting one or two bedrooms in their primary residence will not be affected

The City of Victoria’s rules related to short-term rentals such as AirBnB may be changing, as council seeks to slow the trend of revenue properties being switched from long-term to nightly or weekly rentals. AirBnB
Potted flowers are an inviting addition on front stairs in summer. Try chrysanthemums, black-eyed susans, winter pansies and other late-blooming flowers for fall. (Morgan Cross photo)

Bring out the fall flowers

Why landscaping is an important step for sellers this time of year

  • Sep 3, 2017
Potted flowers are an inviting addition on front stairs in summer. Try chrysanthemums, black-eyed susans, winter pansies and other late-blooming flowers for fall. (Morgan Cross photo)
Property sales are down, according to market experts

Property sales are down, according to market experts

Price of average single family home rose 10 per cent in 2017

Property sales are down, according to market experts
‘Vancouver-esque’ 989 climbs downtown skyline

‘Vancouver-esque’ 989 climbs downtown skyline

New, modern condo tower adds “Vancouver-esque” feel to Harris Green area

‘Vancouver-esque’ 989 climbs downtown skyline
Artist rendering of the proposed 29-storey tower Hudson Place 1 at the corner of Blanshard and Herald Streets.                                 Courtesy of Townline

Victoria’s skyline could soon be reaching higher

Half of Townline’s Hudson Place project could extend up to 29 storeys high.

Artist rendering of the proposed 29-storey tower Hudson Place 1 at the corner of Blanshard and Herald Streets.                                 Courtesy of Townline
(All photos by Concierge Auctions)

Multi-million dollar home up for auction on Salt Spring Island

It offers panoramic views of the ocean and will be available to bidders with no reserve limit on Aug. 15

(All photos by Concierge Auctions)
HOMEFINDER: Greater Victoria realtors often go above and beyond

HOMEFINDER: Greater Victoria realtors often go above and beyond

Helping clients with more than just the sale

  • Jun 23, 2017
HOMEFINDER: Greater Victoria realtors often go above and beyond
Lori McLeod, fifth from left, executive director of the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation, joins members of 100 Realtors Who Care and staff from Glengarry Hospital, after the real estate professionals presented a $4,100 donation to the foundation. The agents made similar donations to two other two other charities in the city on Tuesday. Tim Collins/Victoria News

Greater Victoria real estate agents reach out financially to community

Realtors Who Care charity program has 41 members and counting

  • Jun 14, 2017
Lori McLeod, fifth from left, executive director of the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation, joins members of 100 Realtors Who Care and staff from Glengarry Hospital, after the real estate professionals presented a $4,100 donation to the foundation. The agents made similar donations to two other two other charities in the city on Tuesday. Tim Collins/Victoria News