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Victoria Real Estate Market Statistics for August 2017

A total of 736 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 16.6 per cent fewer than the 883 properties sold in August last year. “I admit to being a little surprised by the August numbers,” notes Victoria Real Estate Board President Ara Balabanian. “I expected inventory numbers to be climbing by  Continue Reading »

Victoria Real Estate Market Continues Trend of Low Inventory, High Demand

April 2, 2017 –  A total of 929 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this March, 17.1 per cent fewer than the 1,121 properties sold in March last year. “We predicted early in the year that we wouldn’t see a continuation of the record sales numbers that we saw in 2016,” says  Continue Reading »

Victoria Real Estate Market Starts the Year with Fewer Listings and Above Average Activity

A total of 478 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this January, 11.3 per cent fewer than the 539 properties sold in January last year. Inventory levels edged lower, with 1,516 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of January 2017, 38.6 per  Continue Reading »

High Demand Continues as Inventory Shrinks in the Victoria Housing Market

A total of 599 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this November, 4.5 per cent more than the 573 properties sold in November last year. Inventory levels remain lower than last year, with 1,815 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of November  Continue Reading »

Competitive Housing Market in Victoria Continues as Inventory Remains Low

A total of 735 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this October, a single property more than the 734 properties sold in October last year. Inventory levels remain lower than last year, with 1,938 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of October  Continue Reading »

Should You Stress About the Stress Test? What you should know about new mortgage rules.

On October 3rd, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that new mortgage rules will include more stringent “stress testing” for borrowers. The new rules are designed to lower debt levels, enforce some belt-tightening, and protect the housing market over the long term. Here’s how these new rules will affect Canadians. THE HIGH-RATIO RULE There has been  Continue Reading »

Victoria Property Sales Continue Record Breaking Pace

A total of 883 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, an increase of 19.2 per cent compared to the 741 properties sold in August last year. “August is a record breaker in more than one way. For the sixth consecutive month, we have a sales record with more sales than  Continue Reading »

April Property Sales in Victoria Continue to Exceed Expectations

A total of 1,286 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this April, an increase of 53 per cent compared to the 840 properties sold in the same month last year. Inventory levels remain lower than the previous year, with 2,594 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing  Continue Reading »

An Early Spring for the Victoria Real Estate Market?

The Victoria Real Estate Board today released its report on Multiple Listing Service® real estate activity in the Victoria area for the month of January 2016. 2016 started with the busiest month of sales in January since 2002. A total of 539 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this January, an increase  Continue Reading »

Strong Victoria Real Estate Market Continues

November 2, 2015, Victoria BC – The Victoria Real Estate Board today released its report on real estate activity for October 2015. A total of 734 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this October, an increase of 21.9% compared to the 602 properties sold in the same month last year. There were  Continue Reading »