Real Estate

Victoria has the second lowest percentage of homeowners in Canada (STUDY)

We live in one of the only 3 renter-dominant cities in Canada

47 new rental housing units are being built in Victoria

The project has been allocated a $21.1 million fund

B.C. government sets highest maximum rent increase at 4.5% – highest in 14 years

In comparison Ontario’s rent increase for 2019 sits at 1.8%

There were 89% fewer foreign property buyers in Victoria this June (STUDY)

Possibly due to the implementation of the foreign buyer's tax in Victoria
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Victoria’s YMCA will relocate within seven years after selling property

The Y is moving forward with plans to relocate and build a new facility at a yet-to-be-determined location

Province cracks down on tax evasion among property buyers

"The days of skirting tax laws and hiding property ownership behind numbered companies and trusts are over"

BC government tightens rules on short-term rental units

Fines of $200 per week will be raised to up to $1,000 a day

This ‘open air’ bachelor suite could be yours for $750 a month

It's "fully furnished" and "pets are considered" 😂

Victoria has the 6th most expensive rental market in Canada (STUDY)

Renting a one-bedroom here is more expensive than in other major cities like Ottawa, Calgary, Winnipeg, and Halifax

This Tofino townhouse could be all yours for only $210K

There are just a few conditions...

This Langford home has its own indoor ice rink (PHOTOS)

...and it's up for rent! 😲

Victoria’s tallest building is now under construction

The 26-storey building will also feature 'sky gardens' unique to Victoria

Province to establish property owner registry to combat tax evasion

The aim is to stop property owners from hiding behind shell corporations

Greater Victoria’s first Airbnb hotel opened in Langford this month

And it's already been swamped with reservations!

Oprah Winfrey’s new $10 million home is just 20km away from Victoria (PHOTOS)

She's basically our next-door neighbour now!

Here are the 10 most expensive homes currently for sale in Canada

The most expensive is a $38 million condo in Vancouver

Scott Building renovation concepts revealed by new owner (PHOTOS)

Renderings have just been released by the developer

Front-end loader nearly tips out of top floor of Customs House while unloading...

The front-end loader is now safely tucked inside the building

Local governments could soon have the power to establish rental housing zones

The latest in a series of efforts to fix BC's housing crisis

Province establishes fund to build 14,000 new affordable rental housing units

It will cost them $1.9 billion over the next 10 years

Kernels Popcorn at Hillside Mall could be all yours

Ever dreamt of owning your own popcorn store? 🍿

Saanich seeks public opinion on new garden suite regulations

These suites are currently illegal in Saanich

UVic plans new student housing in place of old dining hall and residence buildings

About 600 more students can start living on campus by 2022

A&W restaurant planned for development along Pat Bay Highway (PHOTOS)

Fancy a snack break on your next island road trip? 🍔

7 ways to invest in Victoria real estate with little to no money (CONTEST)

Real estate investing, in layman's terms!

New 440-unit development to break ground in Langford

The opening ceremony of the much awaited Belmont Residences complex will take place on March 1st

Check out these 7 unique houses for sale in Greater Victoria (CONTEST)

You'll be surprised at how far your money can go!

5 reasons why you need to be at the Victoria Real Estate Investment Expo...

Now is the time to stake your claim in the hot Victoria real estate market - find out how!

Province pledges over $12 million to build affordable housing units in Langford and Sooke

Guess how much each of these new units is going to cost renters...

How much is your Vancouver Island home worth this year

New assessment figures are now online

Massive residential and commercial building project in James Bay almost complete

If you're in James Bay, check out the new buildings coming up behind the B.C. legislature.

Victoria ranked 4th best place to invest in real estate in British Columbia

A strong rental market and high median income were listed as key factors.

WorkSafeBC warns of asbestos in pre-1990s homes

Asbestos can be found in more than 3,000 different building materials used in homes built before 1990.

The Times Colonist building could soon have street-level retail and rooftop restaurant/cafe

The project would also add up to 150-thousand square feet purpose-built rentals.
Townline Victoria Tallest Building

Vancouver Island’s tallest building could soon be built in Victoria

Named the Hudson Place One, the project would entail mixed-use condominium units, rental apartments, and a ground-floor retail community.
Johnson Daycare

Redeveloped Johnson St building to house three-storey daycare

When the dust has settled on 722 Johnson this fall, over a hundred youngsters may be attending daycare in the redeveloped building.

View Royal’s largest-ever redevelopment has a growing opposition movement

The June 27 public hearing on a massive redevelopment at Christie Point is expected to attract numerous passionate speakers

8 things you need to know before renting in Victoria

While summer can be relaxing, trying to find a place to rent is stressful - be prepared.

Oak Bay council approves 4-storey Bowker condo

Construction is expected to get underway by late 2017 or early 2018.

Foreign buyers tax gets tentative approval from Victoria City Council

Victoria housing market has risen by 7% since the execution of the Metro Vancouver tax went into effect.

Oak Bay makes list of Canada’s most and least expensive cities to rent apartments

Quebec appears to be the cheapest place in Canada to rent a place.

30-storey building could fill in the former Hudson’s Bay parkade

It would be the tallest building on Vancouver Island.

5 reasons to go on a cruise this year (CONTEST)

As much as we all love living in the most beautiful country in the world, sometimes winter in Canada sometimes seems to last an...
Colwood Corners

New plans submitted for Colwood Corners includes 276 rental apartments for phase one (PHOTOS)

The plan to give Colwood Corners a facelift looks to be moving ahead after the city received updated development plans just before Christmas. The...

Tenants of Cook Street apartment facing “renovictions”

Tenants living at 2626 Cook St. received eviction notices after being notified that the property owners intend to renovate the entire building. The eviction...

Victoria least affordable smaller housing market in international report

If you thought Victoria's housing prices were unaffordable - you were right. An annual international survey has rated Victoria the least affordable smaller housing...

New record: 10,622 properties sold in Greater Victoria in 2016

A total of 10,622 properties changed hands in the capital region’s hot real estate market in 2016. That beats the previous high of 9,241...

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