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Victoria Real Estate Board
Tues Apr 23, 2019:

  April April
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 479 774
New Listings: 980 1,291
Active Listings: 2,649 2,002


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I have sold a property at 306 826 Esquimalt RD in VICTORIA.
Brand new - GST included. Move-in to a completely new and beautiful suite in a great location. Sparkling clean from the quartz countertops and soft-close cupboards to the piano window and immaculate bedroom. Extra storage unit to keep your unit free of clutter. Never been used appliances and in-suite washer/dryer. 2-5-10 warranty on this new building, Modo downstairs for you or your renter, bike storage. Amenity room with Foosball table. On major bus routes including direct to UVic. Walkability to groceries, bakeries, coffee, library, ethnic eateries (Indian, African, Mexican, Vietnamese and the list goes on), rec. centre with pool. 2km into the Inner Harbour. Take the Songhees walkway into town or nip onto the Galloping Goose. Active lifestyle and easy living in Esquimalt with low strata fees. Two more new buildings coming up nearby to continue the upward trend in this area. Nearby offsite parking spot secured for new buyer. $40/month.
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Apr 15, 2019:

  April April
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 310 774
New Listings: 681 1,291
Active Listings: 2,598 2,002


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I have listed a new property at 305 1121 Fort ST in VICTORIA.
Be a part of the Zen: an amazing boutique building located in the heart of Victoria. Moments away from Cook Street village, the Market on Yates, London Drugs, YMCA and other health facilities. Located on the bus route to UVic, walking distance to Beacon Hill Park, the ocean and just about all other amenities imaginable. This well laid out studio with bedroom nook and balcony is perfect for an investor, student or professional. A dog or cat is welcome (no weight restrictions). Includes SS appliances, in suite washer and dryer, 10 foot ceilings and a deep soaker tub. Enjoy the common rooftop terrace with breathtaking views as you barbecue and relax in your new home.
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I have sold a property at 4015 Rainbow Hill LANE.
Stunning panoramic views and state of the art contemporary living is on offer at this dazzling townhouse in Victoria's highly sought after Rainbow Hill community. Inside, the Nygaard designed interior boasts maple hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, Pella windows with motorized blinds, custom milled rift white oak cabinetry, geothermal heating and cooling, an upscale appliance package, radiant in-floor heating in all bathrooms and a gas fireplace in the open concept living room. The master suite provides a walk-in closet, four piece ensuite complete with a soaker tub and caesarstone counters, as well as access to one of two sun-filled decks. Conveniently located across the hallway is a second bedroom and bathroom perfect for family living, with the walk-out basement offering a third bedroom, bathroom, sweeping flex room and double garage with additional off-street parking available in the driveway. For turnkey luxury living, this is an offering unlike any other.
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I have sold a property at 545 Tait ST in VICTORIA.
Charming three bedroom two full bathroom home in excellent Glanford neighbourhood. Spacious layout with hardwood floors and gas fireplace in living room, bright open kitchen along with two bedrooms on main level. Master upstairs with bathroom and large private deck. Ample parking and huge private yard. This property has fantastic curb appeal! Book your personal viewing today!
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Mar 25, 2019:

  March March
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 481 688
New Listings: 988 1,188
Active Listings: 2,354 1,766


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  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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I have listed a new property at 3770 Cadboro Bay RD in VICTORIA.
OPEN HOUSE SUN 1-3PM A quintessential "Garden City" home, this beautiful Cadboro Bay property is ideally located along the slope with ornate landscaping complementing the panoramic views of the tranquil bay framed by Ten Mile Point and Mount Baker. Nestled just a short stroll from the community's sandy beaches, parks, restaurants, amenities and University of Victoria, this charming neighbourhood captures all the appeal of Victoria's West Coast lifestyle. Inside the tastefully updated home, a sense of calm is felt as walls of windows allow immense natural light to spill throughout the mid-century modern design filled with the timeless details of a wood-burning fireplace, oak hardwood and chef's kitchen featuring custom milled cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a cozy breakfast bar. Complete with a private three bed revenue suite downstairs, oversized garage and sunny west facing backyard, the serenity of the beautifully manicured gardens affords the perfect retreat from the city.
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Please visit our Open House at 3770 Cadboro Bay RD in VICTORIA.
Open House on Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:00PM - 3:00PM A GLAM Event with live entertainment and catering. Please join us.
OPEN HOUSE SUN 1-3PM A quintessential "Garden City" home, this beautiful Cadboro Bay property is ideally located along the slope with ornate landscaping complementing the panoramic views of the tranquil bay framed by Ten Mile Point and Mount Baker. Nestled just a short stroll from the community's sandy beaches, parks, restaurants, amenities and University of Victoria, this charming neighbourhood captures all the appeal of Victoria's West Coast lifestyle. Inside the tastefully updated home, a sense of calm is felt as walls of windows allow immense natural light to spill throughout the mid-century modern design filled with the timeless details of a wood-burning fireplace, oak hardwood and chef's kitchen featuring custom milled cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a cozy breakfast bar. Complete with a private three bed revenue suite downstairs, oversized garage and sunny west facing backyard, the serenity of the beautifully manicured gardens affords the perfect retreat from the city.
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Mar 18, 2019:

  March March
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 317 688
New Listings: 684 1,188
Active Listings: 2,272 1,766


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  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Mar 11, 2019:

  March March
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 176 688
New Listings: 390 1,188
Active Listings: 2,204 1,766


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  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > Statistics Archive
  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > MLS® HPI Dashboard
  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Fri Mar 1, 2019:

  Feb Feb
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 421 545
New Listings: 757 837
Active Listings: 2,131 1,545

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Other Statistics Resources

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  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > Statistics Archive
  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > MLS® HPI Dashboard
  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Tues Feb 19, 2019:

  February February
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 259 545
New Listings: 454 837
Active Listings: 2,059 1,545


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  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Feb 11, 2019:

  February February
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 152 545
New Listings: 308 837
Active Listings: 2,063 1,545


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  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Fri Feb 1, 2019:

  Jan Jan
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 329 431
New Listings: 897 772
Active Listings: 2,057 1,491

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  • Right Column: stats for the entire month from last year
  • This information comes from the latest 'Monthly Comparative Activity By Property Type' Report

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Other Statistics Resources

  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > Last Month's Statistics
  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > Statistics Archive
  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > MLS® HPI Dashboard
  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
  • Historical Statistics on the VREB public website

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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Jan 28, 2019:

  January January
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 261 431
New Listings: 711 772
Active Listings: 1,980 1,491


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  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > MLS® HPI Dashboard
  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Jan 21, 2019:

  January January
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 171 431
New Listings: 501 772
Active Listings: 1,914 1,491


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  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Jan 14, 2019:

  January January
  2019 2018
Net Unconditional Sales: 93 431
New Listings: 274 772
Active Listings: 1,884 1,491


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  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > Statistics Archive
  • Realtor Link® > Statistics > MLS® HPI Dashboard
  • Current Statistics on the VREB public website
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Victoria Real Estate Market responds as expected to the changing market conditions of 2018

 
A total of 375 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this December, 18.8 per cent fewer than the 462 properties sold in December 2017 and a 24.7 per cent decrease from November 2018. Sales of condominiums were down 24.3 per cent from 2017 in December with 103 units sold. Sales of single family homes were down 26.6 per cent from December 2017 with 174 sold.
 
A grand total of 7,150 properties sold over the course of 2018, 20 per cent fewer than the 8,994 sold in 2017. 2018 sales came in very close to the ten-year average of 7,351 properties sold. Condominium sales totalled 2,162 in 2018, compared to 2,783 in 2017. Single family home sales were down from 4,069 in 2017 to 3,187 in 2018.  
 
"The story arc in real estate this year has been the impact of government influence on a market which was showing signs of levelling out through the latter part of 2017," says outgoing Victoria Real Estate Board President Kyle Kerr. "All levels of government turned their focus to try to make housing more affordable and attainable across the property spectrum. The federal government's change to mortgage lending qualification rules this year meant many consumers lost 20 per cent of their purchasing power, which contributed to slowing down the pace of the market. On a municipal level, we saw many councils activating how they can influence affordable housing by leveraging current land assets, acquiring new land and creating partnerships to bring new affordable units to market - and that's a very exciting thing for our market in the long term. The provincial government has also promised huge investments into new affordable developments. These developments are important to the long-term growth of our community, because the only way to make more affordable housing in our area is to build it."
 
There were 1,988 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of December 2018, a decrease of 15.2 per cent compared to the month of November but 43.6 per cent more than the 1,384 active listings for sale at the end of December 2017.  
 
The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single family home in the Victoria Core in December 2017 was $832,000. The benchmark value for the same home in December 2018 increased by 3.2 per cent to $858,600, lower than November's value of $865,200. The MLS® HPI benchmark value for a condominium in the Victoria Core area in December 2017 was $464,300, while the benchmark value for the same condominium in December 2018 increased by 8.2 per cent to $502,400, slightly more than November's value of $500,500.
 
"The market in 2019 will continue to be quieter than in previous years, as buyers and sellers adjust to new market conditions and government policies," adds President Kerr. "Inventory is still quite low when you look at a longer range, which will continue to put pressure on pricing. Our overall economy is predicted to slow slightly, and that will likely mean a slower increase in interest rates but also slower growth. The good news is that savvy buyers will have more time to find their new homes, and that sellers will be under less pressure if they are planning to move within our market. Remember in evolving markets like ours, it's important to enlist the services of a REALTOR® to help you navigate what may be your largest transaction ever."
 
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Victoria Real Estate Board
Mon Dec 10, 2018:

  December December
  2018 2017
Net Unconditional Sales: 226 462
New Listings: 272 441
Active Listings: 2,146 1,384


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