What defines a luxury property in Victoria BC?

What is "Luxury"? To define a concept like "luxury" is, a bit like like someone's opinion of beauty, technically impossible because it is in the eye of the beholder. If you surveyed the local residents of Victoria BC & Vancouver Island,…

VREB Statistics for 2014/2015

The Victoria Real Estate Board (VREB) is an association of ~1,200 local Vancouver Island/Gulf Island REALTORS® with hands-on knowledge of the local real estate market in the Greater Victoria area. VREB Statistics for 2014/2015 in PDF Origin…

Log Homes in Victoria BC

Vancouver Island is home to the mighty douglas fir, a tree that makes an excellent log for building custom homes. The reddish hues of this tree are beautiful but the straight grains, tight growth rings, and resistance to mold/fungus are the…

Female Veterans of Canada

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Victoria BC is well known for having a largely female population, we recently mentioned that Victoria took the #1 spot nationwide for the title of 'Best City in Canada for Women'. Female Canadian Veterans While we identify with women living…

Moving from Calgary to Victoria BC

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The Gas Prices are Nice But... Heck even the gas prices in Calgary are getting a second glance with an 11c per litre price jump on Monday the 28th that's officially ruining the local optimism that comes with a sub $1/litre gas. Price…

Moving from Vancouver to Victoria BC

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Vancouver is a Wonderful City ... But! Please don't get the wrong idea! Vancouver wins plenty of awards and earns more than it's fair share of international acclaim for doing many things well including hosting events like the Olympics/International…