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As we approach the end of 2010 it's interesting to take a look at BC's real estate market; where we are and where we have come from... BC MLS Sales Now: here we are in late December 2010 and it looks as though we are at roughly 6000 units. December 2009: from the chart below looks like BC was set...
12/30/2010
At this time of year, our family gets out of the city, away from the hustle and bustle and craziness of the Holidays and takes a few days to enjoy the world around us and to be grateful for what we have. This beach is near Courtenay, BC on Vancouver Island, known for great beaches and summer vac...
12/22/2010
  Sometimes I am approached by the Buyer who is thinking of purchasing an investment property. In our discussions, cash flow always becomes the key to focus on. After all, why should anyone invest in a property if it's not going to make $$ sense! Many times, I have shared my experiences and even...
12/19/2010
  Residential sales in BC climbed 20 per cent in November 2010 from October 2010, on a seasonally adjusted basis. Compared to November of last year, MLS® residential unit sales were down 21 per cent to 5,647 units. The average MLS® residential price rose 9 per cent to $523,394 in November compar...
12/18/2010
It was just last week that I was in one of our local drug stores looking for bathroom stuff... you know, the old stand bys like shampoo, soap, q-tips etc.... and I couldn't find a large selection of bar soap...hmmm...what's going on? There were lots and lots of liquid soaps of all colors by many...
12/13/2010
As we are rapidly approaching a new year, that means new property taxes are to come. A report from Landcor(R) Data Corporation has some good information discussing what's happened in BC in the last year for assessments and the like... Bottom-line for our fair city of Victoria, we have seen valuat...
12/08/2010
Canadians looking for helpful information about investing might check out Investors-Aid Cooperative - it's all about help without ugly promotional rif-raf. www.investors-aid.coop One of the best tips I read about is how to choose an investment firm; what to look for a nd what to avoid. Here's wha...
12/05/2010
  Sales for Single Family Homes in Greater Victoria  - October, 2010                    Units    Total Volume      Average      6-mos Avg.    Median Victoria          34     $18,873,200    $555,094    $611,722      $533,700 Victoria West    2         $784,000    $392,000     $445,364      $392,00...
11/25/2010
I liked this blog post so much from Susan Low of Directis Consulting, Victoria, BC, I decided to re-blog it! From the “I can’t believe she thought she could get away with it” file… a Victoria-area bookkeeper was convicted of income tax and GST evasion and forced to pay nearly $100K in fines. For ...
11/24/2010
Top 17 Grants and Rebates for Canadian Home Owners and Home Buyers 1. Home Buyers' Plan Qualifying homebuyers can withdraw up to $25,000 (couples can withdraw up to $50,000) from their RRSPs for a down payment. Homebuyers who have repaid their RRSP may be eligible to use the program a second time...
11/19/2010
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