Saanich (Victoria, BC)
By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
FIND VICTORIA BC REAL ESTATE LUXURY WATERFRONT HOMES HERELooking for a waterfront home, condo's or townhouse for sale in Victoria BC? Then you have come to the right place.Photo of Victoria's Fairfield neighbourhood and waterfront. To Find a current list and details of Victoria waterfront Listings Go here to find VICTORIA LUXURY WATERFRONT HOMES For Sale. Look for the green number on the map and drill down for the location and details. You'll easily find the location of all the current waterfront homes, condo's and townhouses in Greater Victoria. Save the page link and come back often to find new waterfront listings in Victoria, BCSee the Map Example below you'll find when go to the link above.  Did you know It's easy to receive New Waterfront listings to your email inbox daily.Just go...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
SAANICH STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL JULY 12/15 BEAVER LAKE PARK Sunday July 12 is the Annual Strawberry Festival at Beaver Lake Park Time:11am-3pm  730 Beaver Lake RdVictoria, BCThe Saanich Strawberry Festival  has blossomed into a grand event for everyone. Come and enjoy a variety of family activities, face painting, pony rides, arts and craft, a pie eating contest and more. Bring a blanket and enjoy a day at the Beaver Lake Beach while a variety of performers entertain on the stage.  Of course, the afternoon wouldn’t be complete without the traditional serving of Ice Cream and Fresh local Strawberries from 1-3pm for only .50 cents!!! Tickets can be purchased for the strawberries and ice cream from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm at the ticket booth near the main stage area .SAANICH STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL JUL...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Real Estate-108 Crunching the numbers   You have an accepted offer on your new home, the inspection has been done and it passed with a few minor issues; but nothing serious, and you’ve been pre-approved by your bank. What could possibly go wrong? Beware the pre-approval! Just because your bank pre-approved you for a set amount of money, doesn’t mean you’re going to get it! Before any bank will lend you the mortgage, an appraisal needs to be done. If your new purchase doesn’t meet appraised value, chances are, you won’t get the money. The bank is not going to lend you money on a house you over-paid for. If you did not include a “subject to financing” as part of your offer and you can’t top up your down-payment, you may lose your deposit. (It’s a good idea to have a cushion to top up your...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
SPEECHLESS SUNDAY IT'S SUMMER PERENNIAL TIME IN OUR YARD Spring Time Flowers are all but gone, now it's time for our perennials to shine and add Summer Colour to our Garden. Here two Perennials currently in their full bloom in our back yard as we head into August in Victoria, BC First our Rudbeckia hirta, commonly called "Black-Eyed Susan"..a member of the sunflower tribe of the large family Asteraceae. Annual Colourful Perennial...which the Bees love is our Solidago, commonly called goldenrods,(Canadian Goldenrod) is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family. It's also a Edible Wild Food SPEECHLESS SUNDAY IT'S SUMMER PERENNIAL TIME IN OUR YARD
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL TODAY AT BEAVER LAKE PARK   Our Local Strawberries are out and available at road side stands like along Wilkinson Rd and Farmersmarkets along Oldfield Rd. Along with Fresh Raspberries.     Fresh Local Strawberries are sooo Good, they make great pies, on ice cream or just plain by themselves...Have you tried dipping them in Chocolate? My dog even loves fresh strawberries.             Today (Sunday July 6th) is the 46th Annual Strawberry Festival at Beaver Lake Park.. Go Early they start selling tickets (just.5o cents) before lunch for strawberry and ice cream, Strawberry and ice cream will be served after 1pm...Mmm Free Admission This event originated as a celebration of the agricultural roots of Saanich and has blossomed into a grand festival for all ages.  Enjoy an ...
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
MAY Roses in our Yard   Our Rose bush in our yard is out in Full Bloom. We only have one rose brush and this year the Bush is showing off what she can really do...I just finished watering and a few drops of water landed on the Rose Flowers adding to a Great Photo Shot....This Rose Bush was a gift from our Friend Gerri...It's Called a "Just Joey" Hybrid Tea Rose ....This extremely beautiful and unusually colored rose was voted The World's Favorite rose in 1994 at Rose-world Convention in New Zealand. !!
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By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
VICTORIA PHOTO COLLECTION OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY   My Collection of Christmas Lights on Homes around Saanich West a residential community just In the Municipality Saanich bordering the city of Victoria.  Many homeowners light up their homes for Christmas Every Year around Greater Victoria (see Times Colonist Newspaper 2013 Driving Tour Map) .  Hundreds of Victorian's take to the Street at night during the Christmas Season to drive by these homes. Many homeowners enter their homes in a Local NewsPaper Contest for The Best Christmas Light Display ...Enjoy  My Photo Collection of Christmas Lights of Homes around Saanich   MORE PHOTOS AND SLIDE SHOW   VICTORIA PHOTO COLLECTION OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY
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