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Please visit our Open House at 1403 728 Yates ST in VICTORIA.
Virtual Open House on Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:00PM - 12:15PM Join me this Saturday May 23 at 12:00 PM for a live, interactive virtual open house. See you then.
In the very heart of Victoria, you’ll find the Era. In this signature building, on the North-East corner of the 14th floor, unit 1403 offers a Platinum 2 bed 2 bathroom floor plan with expansive windows that flood the unit with an abundance of natural light. Retreat to the large 9x16 terrace for sun-filled morning coffee/tea while soaking in the views of Mount Baker, the ocean and the Olympic Mountains. This desirable location is steps from coffee shops, fine dining, boutique shops, nightlife, and entertainment, with easy access to the inner harbour, Beacon Hill Park and much more. Don't miss the Era's social lounge and patio, with T.V., gas fire pit and garden. Unit 1403 has a secured parking spot close to the elevators, separate storage locker and spacious bike storage. Unrestricted rentals, including short term rentals, provides endless potential for owners and/or investors. Don’t miss this one.
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I have sold a property at 1281 Derby RD in VICTORIA.
Classic 1950's 3 bed 1 bath family home centrally located on a lovely & quiet no-thru road bordering Cedar Hill Golf Course & walking trails to nearby schools. Incorporate the original HWD floors into your renovation ideas and keep in mind the lower level is basically a blank slate offering lots of options. Maybe add a small suite or check with Saanich about adding a garden suite to the south facing large flat rear yard. The upper level features a spacious kitchen with eating area, large living room with wood burning fireplace, 3 bedrooms and a 4 pce bath. The lower level is basically unfinished awaiting your ideas. Book a viewing today before this little gem is gone.
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Please visit our Open House at 1403 728 Yates ST in VICTORIA.
Virtual Open House on Friday, May 1, 2020 12:00PM - 12:30PM Virtual Open House 1403-728 Yates St - ERA
In the very heart of Victoria, you’ll find the Era. In this signature building, on the North-East corner of the 14th floor, unit 1403 offers a Platinum 2 bed 2 bathroom floor plan with expansive windows that flood the unit with an abundance of natural light. Retreat to the large 9x16 terrace for sun-filled morning coffee/tea while soaking in the views of Mount Baker, the ocean and the Olympic Mountains. This desirable location is steps from coffee shops, fine dining, boutique shops, nightlife, and entertainment, with easy access to the inner harbour, Beacon Hill Park and much more. Don't miss the Era's social lounge and patio, with T.V., gas fire pit and garden. Unit 1403 has a secured parking spot close to the elevators, separate storage locker and spacious bike storage. Unrestricted rentals, including short term rentals, provides endless potential for owners and/or investors. Don’t miss this one.
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I have listed a new property at 1403 728 Yates ST in VICTORIA.
In the very heart of Victoria, you’ll find the Era. In this signature building on the North East corner of the 14th floor, unit 1403 offers a Platinum 2 bed 2 bathroom floor plan with expansive windows that flood the unit with morning sun. Retreat to the large balcony for sun-filled morning coffee/tea while soaking in the views of Mount Baker, the ocean and the Olympic Mountains. This desirable location is steps from coffee shops, fine dining, boutique shops, nightlife, and entertainment, with easy access to the inner harbour, Beacon Hill Park and much more. Don't miss the Era's social lounge and patio, with T.V., gas fire pit and garden. Unit 1403 has a secured parking spot close to the elevators, separate storage locker and spacious bike storage. Unrestricted rentals, including short term rentals providing endless potential for owners and/or investors. Don’t miss this one.
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I have sold a property at 1961 Casa Marcia CRES in VICTORIA.
Classic 1950's home that has been in the same family for years. Situated on a large corner lot, this well cared for home offers beautiful oak flooring throughout the main, entertainment sized living room with fireplace and dining area which has sliding glass doors opening onto huge south facing deck. The kitchen is bright with a skylight and is large enough to accommodate a kitchen table. 3 generous sized bedrooms and a full bathroom complete this level. Downstairs you will find a clean palette which is ready for your ideas. All the systems have been carefully looked after with a newer furnace, heat pump, and thermopane windows. Lot in the back extends past the chain link fence so offers loads of privacy. The bonus of a detached double car garage PLUS an attached single is perfect for the car enthusiast.
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I have listed a new property at 305 1121 Fort ST in VICTORIA.
Feel the Zen: an amazing live/work boutique building adjacent to downtown Victoria. Within a short walk to Cook Street village, Market on Yates, London Drugs, YMCA, Beacon Hill Park, Cafés, restaurants, yoga studios, the ocean and just about all other amenities imaginable. Feeling lazy? There’s a bus stop just out front. This layout offers a nook bedroom that can be curtained off for privacy or opened to add living space. Unit 305 faces east and offers plenty of morning sun with a cozy balcony. It’s perfect for an investor, student or professional. Is your dog or cat tall and/or overweight? Not a problem. The Zen is Great Dane approved. Includes stainless steel appliances, in-suite laundry, deep soaker tub, and 10’ ceilings. When you visit, don’t forget the rooftop terrace. Street parking and secured bike locker around back.
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I have sold a property at 2588 Empire ST in VICTORIA.
Absolutely charming 2bd/1ba 1950s bungalow located high up on the Oaklands slope. Well loved throughout the years, with lots of thoughtful updates and touches including the flooring, paint and backyard. You'll notice the art deco details to the doorways, the cozy living room with wood burning f/p (although there is gas on the street) and the kitchen with the view over the city. The backyard is picture perfect with its' own orchard of apple and plum trees. There's also a lovely sitting area to enjoy the evening sun. Downstairs has a full height basement, up to 8' in places, and is unfinished only awaiting your ideas. The garage is a perfect workshop. Bonus is the lot is R2 zoned and there's room to build a duplex for future development potential. Located in a great neighbourhood; walking distance to Fernwood Village, Hillside Mall, great schools, parks and downtown, this little slice of heaven is waiting for you.
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I have sold a property at 398 BURNSIDE RD W in VICTORIA.
( A/O in place, Subjects due Jan 13 , Also we have a Backup A/O as well )PRICED TO SELL,POSSIBLY THE BEST VALUE AT THIS PRICE!!. This lovely well maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhome is situated nicely backing onto green space. Offering a functional floor plan with plenty of light. On the main floor you will find a 2 piece bathroom, laundry room, galley style kitchen opening to dining & living room combo that leads to your private, generously sized patio with shed & gate access to the playground, basketball court & nearby outdoor pool in the complex. It has 3 good sized bedrooms upstairs & full bathroom. Plenty of storage here & a bonus large, crawl space, parking for 1 vehicle, Pets welcome! Professionally managed strata with strata fees including heat, hot water, recreation, Centrally located, within walking distance to Tillicum Centre, Silver City, Uptown, Public library, Galloping Goose, parks, transit Excellent value opportunity with a little TLC, to get into the market now!
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I have sold a property at 6 1870 Cook ST in VICTORIA.
Vacant with immediate possession available. 3 bed, 2 Bath Townhouse with parking and over 1200 square feet of space located downtown. This home features one large bedroom on the main level with access to a private patio and yard space. Upstairs you will find a naturally bright kitchen, dining area and main family room with a west facing deck attached to help enjoy sunsets in beautiful Victoria. The main bathroom and two large bedrooms are located on the third level. In-suite laundry, small pet friendly and close to all amenities, steps to everything downtown offers.
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I have sold a property at 10458 Allbay RD in SIDNEY.
Charming pan-abode home on a huge lot on one of Sidney’s most desirable streets. Across the street from the ocean. Spa like updated bathroom with a soaker tub, stainless steel appliances in the eat in kitchen and a cozy wood stove to take the chill of in the winter. Fabulous decks, one on the front of the house and a very private side deck. Huge lot that would accommodate a very large house should you choose to rebuild and there would most likely be a water view from the second floor. Woodshed and work area out back as well as a semi enclosed carport.
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Victoria Real Estate market impacted by low inventory, consistent demand  

 
A total of 619 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this October, 3.5 per cent more than the 598 properties sold in October 2018 and a 0.5 per cent increase from September 2019. Sales of condominiums were down 1.1 per cent from October 2018 with 178 units sold. Sales of single-family homes increased 10 per cent from October 2018 with 318 sold.
 
"This month's overall numbers are very similar to the numbers we saw last year," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "It's interesting that last month we saw a large uptick in condo sales, but this month is fairly flat when compared to last year. This shows that we are not yet seeing a trend in property types."
 
There were 2,643 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of October 2019, a decrease of 6.4 per cent compared to the month of September, but a 5.3 per cent increase from the 2,510 active listings for sale at the end of October 2018.  
 
"There has been a slight increase in our inventory from October last year," adds Woolley. "The current inventory is likely not enough for homebuyers to feel they have a lot more to choose from - which in turn puts pressure on pricing for homes in desirable locations and price points. It's not uncommon to see multiple offers in many of our market segments. Your local Realtor will be able to help you understand the intricacies of our current market and what you can expect at the time you decide to buy or sell a home."  
 
The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single-family home in the Victoria Core in October 2018 was $878,900. The benchmark value for the same home in October 2019 decreased by 2.4 per cent to $857,700, slightly more than September's value of $846,500. The MLS® HPI benchmark value for a condominium in the Victoria Core area in October 2018 was $503,200, while the benchmark value for the same condominium in October 2019 increased by 1.7 per cent to $511,600, the same as September's value. 
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I have sold a property at 3073 Earl Grey ST in VICTORIA.
Sitting on a fab lot, beautiful CHARACTER home offering so much charm!Entering you feel the warmth/coziness of this lovely family home that has been lovingly restored & cared for by the present owners for 27 yrs!H/WOOD floors & coved ceilings throughout the main, L/R has french doors on both sides with LEADED windows, lovely w/burning F/P, leaded glass cabinets banking each side, such an elegant focal point.Formal D/R with french doors leading to cozy country kitchen with coved ceilings, fir floors, cute period alcove, walk in pantry & access to laundry with lots of storage/sink.Master has delightful charm, FRENCH DOORS to cute deck to enjoy your morning coffee or evening aperitif!2nd bed on this level with 4pce updated bath, CLAW FOOT tub, wainscotting & fir floors.Amazing deck with F/P feature wall, private yard with mature trees/shrubs, under deck storage & playhouse.1 bed unauth suite, really good size with huge bd, could be 2! S/garage, newer roof, gutter, deck, sewer line & more!
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I have sold a property at 2486 Sinclair RD in VICTORIA.
This LARGE 4500sqft, 6 Bed 6 Bath West Coast Style Family Home is a converted farm home that has been completely renovated for a modern feel while retaining its roots. With picturesque Ocean views overlooking Cadboro Bay, maple hardwood and tile floors, Electrolux appliances, and a heat pump, this home has it all! Bachelor suite with separate entrance on bottom floor, great for student, in-laws, mortgage helper etc. Located halfway in between UVic and Gyro Park Beach, this home is easy walking distance to both. Enjoy walks on the beach, shopping at Cadboro Bay Market, parks, walking trails, natural greenery, and easy access to transit routes across the entire city. One of the most friendly and beautiful neighbourhoods in Victoria!
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Victoria real estate summer sales and inventory levels follow historic patterns
 
A total of 661 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 11.3 per cent more than the 594 properties sold in August 2018 but a 6.4 per cent decrease from July 2019. Sales of condominiums were up 4.1 per cent from August 2018 with 203 units sold. Sales of single family homes increased 15.5 per cent from August 2018 with 351 sold.
 
"August could be considered a status quo month for real estate in greater Victoria with entry-level homes selling quickly when priced appropriately, and higher-end properties moving at a slower pace," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "As expected, we've seen relatively stable pricing, with an uptick in sales - particularly single family homes.  Unfortunately, summer has been accompanied with a slowing of new inventory coming onto the market, which suggests it is a good time for prospective sellers to consult with their REALTOR® about selling in the fall market."
 
There were 2,838 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of August 2019, a decrease of 3.8 per cent compared to the month of July but a 12.7 per cent increase from the 2,519 active listings for sale at the end of August 2018.  
 
The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single family home in the Victoria Core in August 2018 was $888,100. The benchmark value for the same home in August 2019 decreased by 4.6 per cent to $847,300, slightly less than July's value of $858,800. The MLS® HPI benchmark value for a condominium in the Victoria Core area in August 2018 was $503,600, while the benchmark value for the same condominium in August 2019 increased by 2.9 per cent to $518,100, lower than July's value of $523,400.
 
"This month the federal government opened its First Time Home Buyer Incentive program," adds President Woolley. "We're pleased the government is looking at creative ways to get first time buyers into homes as this program will help some buyers in Canada's smaller markets. We look forward to hearing how the federal government plans to help first time buyers in larger markets like Victoria, perhaps by adjusting the mortgage stress test parameters and extending the length of mortgage amortizations."
 
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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. Walking distance from Cook Street village, Market on Yates, London Drugs, YMCA, Beacon Hill Park, the ocean and just about all other amenities imaginable. Feeling lazy? Theirs a bus stop just out front. This well laid out studio with private bedroom nook and East facing balcony is perfect for an investor, student or professional. Is your dog or cat tall and possibly overweight? Not a problem. The Zen is Great Dane friendly. Includes stainless steel appliances, in-suite washer and dryer, deep soaker tub and 10-foot ceilings. When you visit, don’t forget to the rooftop terrace. Street parking and bike locker around back.
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I have sold a property at 3770 Cadboro Bay RD in VICTORIA.
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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I have sold a property at 17 Newstead CRES in VICTORIA.
Well cared for and updated home in the popular Stoneridge development. Don't miss this opportunity to be near great schools, Victoria General, and the new Eagle Creek Village. This home is in a great location and offers a safe community for young and growing families. Updates include engineered hardwood floors, heated bathroom tile on the main floor, Fisher Paykel refrigerator, in-ground sprinkler system, and a frost free outside hot water tap. The back yard is surprisingly spacious and private for those who love to entertain or relax in the south facing backyard. Come and enjoy the sunshine and privacy in this safe little community. Please do not hesitate call your agent today for a private showing!
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I have sold a property at 417 1061 Fort ST in VICTORIA.
Recently updated with a full renovation, this unit is sure to impress. Beautiful new shaker cabinets, quartz countertops, almost new appliances, laminate flooring, and modern new paint are an amazing contrast to the hip industrial feel of the iconic Mosaic building – a desirable address for those seeking convenient downtown living. With a walk score of 97 this location can’t be beat. Within walking distance to restaurants, theatres, shopping, Dallas Rd., Cook St. Village, and Beacon Hill Park, everything you need is just a stroll away. The savvy floor plan and the huge wall of windows with great city views makes the unit spacious and bright. Included: innovative, top of the line Wall bed/sofa/bookcase combination, built-in desk, updated appliances, TV mount and television. The Mosaic allows pets and rentals and this unit comes complete with a separate storage locker. This is downtown living at it’s best. No parking.
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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. Walking distance from Cook Street village, Market on Yates, London Drugs, YMCA, Beacon Hill Park, the ocean and just about all other amenities imaginable. Feeling lazy? The bus route to UVic is out front. This well laid out studio with bedroom nook and balcony is perfect for an investor, student or professional. Is your dog or cat tall and overweight? Not a problem in the Zen. Includes stainless steel appliances, in-suite washer and dryer, deep soaker tub and 10-foot ceilings. When you visit, dont forget the rooftop terrace. See you soon.
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