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 want to buy real estate in Victoria or one of the surrounding municipalities you’ll want to know more about the area.
We are blessed with a mild climate here on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and we get half the rain that they see across the water in Vancouver. Winters here are warmer than anywhere in Canada, and the summers warm and sunny without being uncomfortably hot.
Victoria is known worldwide as a tourist destination and is well maintained and clean, with beautiful gardens and lots for visitors and residents to do. There are parks everywhere, oodles of walking or jogging trails and opportunities for all sorts of outdoor activities including sports for all ages and abilities.
There is a thriving cultural and music scene hosting world class entertainment at several quality venues, as well as community based groups for those who want to involve themselves in the arts.
Victoria offers all the shopping, restaurants and night life of a bigger city while retaining the intimate character and friendliness of a small town.
Real estate in the Greater Victoria area runs the gamut from affordable condos and townhomes to waterfront estate properties and absolutely everything in between, so if you are looking to buy a home here there is surely something that will suit your needs and budget.
Our blog is designed to help people who are considering a move here or who are new to Victoria learn about the area. So if your military relocation means a posting to CFB Esquimalt, this blog will be a great source of information. Whether you plan to live in military housing or want to buy a home in Victoria or one of its municipalities you can find out all about living in Victoria here.