Real estate

The benchmark price for a single family home in the Victoria core region of the Victoria Real Estate Board was about $1.122 million, $912,700 for the West Shore and $1.129 million for the Saanich Peninsula. (Black Press Media file photo)

Bidding wars continue in Greater Victoria despite lower sales

The benchmark value for a single-family home in the Victoria core was about $1.122 million

 

An artist’s rendering of the The Residences in Sooke. (Contributed - Fitzpatrick Enterprises)

Sooke condo breaks record with $1.1 million resale

Waterfront location boosted the price significantly, says realtor

 

FILE – A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, June, 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

B.C. housing market supply ‘historically low,’ could increase with rising mortgage rates

BCREA says that even with rising rates, it will take time for supply to recover

 

House construction in Summerland B.C. (Summerland Review)

B.C. moving to ‘cooling-off period’ to stabilize hot real estate market

‘Blind bidding’ adding to soaring home prices, finance minister says

House construction in Summerland B.C. (Summerland Review)
These tiny houses of Topaz Heights on Alder Street in Victoria were built as a part of a post-Second World War housing boom. Such neighbourhoods might be prime for the increased density currently being discussed for the city. (Black Press Media file photo)

October sees yet another record low for property sales in Victoria

More diversity in supply desperately needed to drive market, says real estate board president

These tiny houses of Topaz Heights on Alder Street in Victoria were built as a part of a post-Second World War housing boom. Such neighbourhoods might be prime for the increased density currently being discussed for the city. (Black Press Media file photo)
New homeowners join representatives from Habitat for Humanity and the Victoria Real Estate Board in ceebrating the board’s $100,000 donation to the housing charity. (Photo courtesy of VREB)

Victoria Real Estate Board boosts home ownership hopes with $100,000 donation

Donation to Habitat for Humanity plants seeds for its Build the Future fund

New homeowners join representatives from Habitat for Humanity and the Victoria Real Estate Board in ceebrating the board’s $100,000 donation to the housing charity. (Photo courtesy of VREB)
Listed at $18.75 million, 8338 West Saanich Rd. is one of the most expensive homes for sale in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy Engel & Volkers Oak Bay)

Greater Victoria homes continue to push prices up in luxury real estate market

Two Saanich Peninsula homes top Greater Victoria’s high-end listings

Listed at $18.75 million, 8338 West Saanich Rd. is one of the most expensive homes for sale in Greater Victoria. (Courtesy Engel & Volkers Oak Bay)
Katherine Gray and Patrick Hossack, Realtors, Hossack + Gray Real Estate, The Agency . Lia Crowe photo

Life & Style with Katherine Gray and Patrick Hossack

Brother and sister duo talk real estate, fashion and reading material

  • Oct 27, 2021
Katherine Gray and Patrick Hossack, Realtors, Hossack + Gray Real Estate, The Agency . Lia Crowe photo
Companies are looking to suburban markets, including Langford, to find office space. (Black Press Media file photo)

Demand from Greater Victoria’s tech industry filling office supply

Businesses looking to suburban markets to find space

Companies are looking to suburban markets, including Langford, to find office space. (Black Press Media file photo)
A rendering of the 153-unit rental building under construction at Gorge Road East and Irma Street. (Courtesy of PC Urban Properties Corp.)

153-unit rental building coming to Burnside Gorge neighbourhood in Victoria

Mayor says more rental housing needed to meet city’s targets

A rendering of the 153-unit rental building under construction at Gorge Road East and Irma Street. (Courtesy of PC Urban Properties Corp.)
The downtown Vancouver skyline is seen at sunset, as houses line a hillside in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Home sales across Metro Vancouver remained well above the 10-year average in September, but the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says prices haven’t climbed as sharply. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Home demand still outstrips supply in Metro Vancouver but price hikes slow: report

Composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver just under $1.2 million

The downtown Vancouver skyline is seen at sunset, as houses line a hillside in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Home sales across Metro Vancouver remained well above the 10-year average in September, but the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says prices haven’t climbed as sharply. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Condo sales were up nine per cent from September 2020 while single-family home sales were down 38 per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria single-family home sales down in September

Drop due to lack of inventory, not a market slowdown

Condo sales were up nine per cent from September 2020 while single-family home sales were down 38 per cent. (Black Press Media file photo)
8408 Lawrence Road sold for the record-breaking asking price of $22.75 million. Amenities include a full gym, tennis courts and a mechanical boat launch. (Engel & Volkers)

Sale of Saanich Peninsula estate breaks Greater Victoria price record

Agent says sale of the $22.75 million estate shows an increased demand in luxury properties

8408 Lawrence Road sold for the record-breaking asking price of $22.75 million. Amenities include a full gym, tennis courts and a mechanical boat launch. (Engel & Volkers)
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Vic News readers vote real estate agent Dez Mahal Best of the City 2021!

‘It’s like having a friend on ‘the inside’ working for you,’ says one happy client

  • Sep 20, 2021
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A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver on June 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Homes listed for sale in Metro Vancouver have fallen to lows not seen since 2016

New home built during the pandemic, with a specific focus on projects for the rental market

A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver on June 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Cooper Shantz, former owner of 575 St. Patrick St., stands in front of his old home before it was barged to the San Juan Islands. (Photo courtesy of Cooper Shantz)

VIDEO: Oak Bay home up and moved to San Juan Islands

House-moving effort from Nickel Brothers draws a crowd in McNeill Bay neighbourhood

Cooper Shantz, former owner of 575 St. Patrick St., stands in front of his old home before it was barged to the San Juan Islands. (Photo courtesy of Cooper Shantz)
So-called Magical Mountain on the edge of Finlayson Arm is for sale, and local organizers are campaigning to have it acquired as a park. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Awram)

Langford mom campaigns to have property listed at $3.8 million acquired as a park

Pristine parcel of forested, undeveloped land lays on the east side of Finlayson Arm

So-called Magical Mountain on the edge of Finlayson Arm is for sale, and local organizers are campaigning to have it acquired as a park. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Awram)
Sales in the area covered by Victoria Real Estate Board stagnated in August compared to July, but the level of inventory led to a slowdown compared to August 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria’s benchmark price for single-family home clears $1 million

Sidney is the ‘cheapest’ Peninsula community with a single-family home costing $901,700 in August

Sales in the area covered by Victoria Real Estate Board stagnated in August compared to July, but the level of inventory led to a slowdown compared to August 2020. (Black Press Media file photo)
Total property sales and listings for this July decreased considerably from July 2020 and June 2021, while benchmark property values were on the rise, according to the Victoria Real Estate Board. (Black Press Media file photo)

No summer doldrums on Greater Victoria home values

Million-dollar houses the norm in region’s core, trends point to continued low inventory

Total property sales and listings for this July decreased considerably from July 2020 and June 2021, while benchmark property values were on the rise, according to the Victoria Real Estate Board. (Black Press Media file photo)
On July 22, the #MyBelmont team lead by Ledcor Property Investments Ltd. celebrated the grand opening of the Reunion at #MyBelmont sales centre, giving dignitaries and leaders in the community their first peek at #MyBelmont’s concluding residential opportunity. (Photo: Leanna Rathkelly)

Ribbon cut on state-of-the-art, interactive sales centre in Langford!

Concluding offering brings the next generation of #MyBelmont Living to the West Shore

  • Jul 26, 2021
On July 22, the #MyBelmont team lead by Ledcor Property Investments Ltd. celebrated the grand opening of the Reunion at #MyBelmont sales centre, giving dignitaries and leaders in the community their first peek at #MyBelmont’s concluding residential opportunity. (Photo: Leanna Rathkelly)