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Thursday, December 7, 2023

Real Estate

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

The most expensive is a $38 million condo in Vancouver

Victoria is the hottest luxury property market in the world (REPORT)

We are on FIRE 🔥

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.

4 ways to manage the increasing interest rates

Step 1: Stay calm
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

Cheeky Craigslist ad offers the perfect starter home for you

Ready to make an offer?

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...

How much is your home worth – new assessment figures are now online, with...

BC Assessment has now updated their online database with brand new assessment figures for all properties in British Columbia. You can search any property HERE. BC...

BC government to provide up to $37,500 interest-free loan to help first-time homebuyers

The B.C. government has announced interest-free loans to first-time homebuyers to help them pay for the cost of a mortgage down payment. Called the B.C....

A fridge that helps you plan and prepare dinner – the future has...

Victoria Buzz was invited to check out the TELUS Future Home this weekend at the Westshore Town Centre.  The technology seemed straight out of...

When can a landlord enter your home? [VIDEO]

The Residential Tenancy Branch have just released a new video explaining the rules for landlord’s access to rental units in British Columbia. If you’ve ever...

Uptown Shopping Centre developers given go-ahead to build tallest rental building in Saanich

Sannich council has now approved construction of what will become the largest rental building in Saanich. The final phase at Uptown, located the corner of...

Cost of one bedroom rentals up 4.6% this month according to popular app

PadMapper have just released their latest October Canadian National Rent Report. The report analyzed hundreds of thousands of listings this September to examine rent prices...

Selling or buying a home? Want to be on reality TV? Here’s your chance!

If you’ve ever wanted to be on television, this might be your chance. Producers of the upcoming television series Seller’s Market and Realty Reality are...

Exciting changes coming to Bear Mountain

All eyes are on Bear Mountain this week with the PGA Tour Champions! The tournament is being broadcast internationally on the Golf Channel to...

B.C. government to spend half billion dollars on 2,900 rental housing units

The province announced Monday that $500 million will be used to create 2,900 affordable rental units. Speaking in Burnaby, Premier Christy Clark says a the rental...

A Tribute to the Rules and Regulations of the Christmas Village

The Christmas Village store was opened 28 years ago by Gudrun Reinhold and her husband, Falk Reinhold, who died just over a year ago. After closing...

Over 2,000 short-term rentals now listed on Air BnB in Greater Victoria

With word this week that Air BnB, the peer-to-peer accommodations technology app, has offered a $250 bonus to prospective Vancouver landlords, we decided to...

$72 million Mayfair Shopping Centre expansion revealed (PHOTOS)

Ivanhoé Cambridge announced today that it will invest $72 million to expand and redevelop Mayfair Shopping Centre. The shopping centre will see an expansion of an...

Victoria real estate market continues to sizzle in summer months

A total of 972 properties sold in Greater Victoria this July, an increase of 22 per cent compared to the 796 properties sold in...
Colwood Corners

New plans for Colwood Corners have been revealed (PHOTOS)

A new look for Colwood Corners has been released. Onni Group, that bought the stalled development out of the bankruptcy of League Assets, has submitted...

Victoria Ranked As 3rd Most Expensive Rental Market in Canada

PadMapper has long been a favorite online tool for starting an apartment hunt, the app puts apartment listings on a Google map and includes...