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Esquimalt Neighbourhoods – Rockheights

by Jodi Baker March 12, 2014

Rockheights is a residential neighbourhood in the center of Esquimalt.  Sitting above the municipality on a rocky hill (hence the name!) Rockheights offers single and multi-family homes as well as townhomes and condos with lovely views. In fact, the highest point of land in Esquimalt is in Highrock Park in the Rockheights neighbourhood where you […]

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Tim Hortons Near CFB Esquimalt

by McLean Real Estate Group February 26, 2014

Here’s some critically important information for military personnel who are newly transferred to CFB Esquimalt in Victoria BC.  Heck, this is important to anyone who is moving to Victoria!  I mean really, on your first day in a new city what do you need? Coffee!  And since you’re Canadian, you probably need Tim Hortons coffee. […]

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The 2013 Curling Classic in Victoria BC

by McLean Real Estate Group February 27, 2013

Mark your calendar!  March 20-24, are the dates of the 2013 Victoria Curling Classic.  People who are living in Victoria have the opportunity to watch some of Canada’s top men’s teams compete against international champions from Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland and Japan. Canada has always been a strong international competitor in curling and there is a […]

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Under construction in Victoria BC – The Esquimalt and Nanaimo (E&N) Rail Trail – Humpback Connector

by hwilde September 18, 2012

Presently under construction, the E&N Rail Trail – Humpback Connector will provide cyclists and other users with an excellent commuter path connecting the municipalities of Victoria, Esquimalt, View Royal and Langford.  This ambitious plan is yet another example of environmentally sound planning. The existing E&N rail corridor offers a meandering route through diverse settings and […]

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MLS Statistics for Esquimalt and View Royal

by hwilde January 31, 2012

MLS statistics for Esquimalt and View Royal reveal opportunities for first time homebuyers to get into the market with some reasonably priced townhomes and condos.  And these municipalities are very well located adjacent to the city of Victoria. So people who are taking their first leap into home ownership CAN find affordable homes in Victoria […]

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Military Relocation – Community information for CFB Esquimalt

by McLean Real Estate Group January 23, 2011

A military relocation to CFB Esquimalt means you will need information about the community to which you are going to move.  Depending on your housing needs and budget, you might be moving into military housing (there are 709 military housing units nearby), or you may want to rent or buy a home in the Greater […]

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Military Relocation – Transferred from CFB Esquimalt?

by Jodi Baker January 18, 2011

If a military relocation means you are being transferred from CFB Esquimalt, or if you are retiring from military life, you have a busy transition ahead of you. Moving always comes with a set of challenges and a military move is no exception. If you are leaving town and have some Victoria real estate for […]

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Military Relocation – Posted to CFB Esquimalt?

by McLean Real Estate Group January 13, 2011

Have you been posted to CFB Esquimalt?  Welcome to the Greater Victoria area!  Your military relocation has brought you to one of the best places to live in the world.  Okay we are a little biased, but it really is a nice place to live.  Whether you are going to live in military housing or […]

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Esquimalt

by Jodi Baker May 31, 2010

If you cross that big blue bridge from downtown Victoria you will find yourself in the municipality of Esquimalt. Briefly named Puerto de Cordova by a Spanish explorer, the community became Esquimalt in a typically mangled transliteration from the native name Es-whoy-malth, meaning “the place of shoaling waters”. The British Royal Navy, The Hudson’s Bay […]

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