February 2023

What is a Probate Sale

Posted on Feb 28, 2023

In British Columbia, Canada, a probate house sale refers to the sale of a property that is part of an estate in probate, meaning the legal process of verifying a will as authentic under BC law. 1

Assets subject to probate in British Columbia include bank and investment accounts, insurance policies, safe deposit boxes, jewelry and decorative items, c...

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10 Tips To Make Your Home More Saleable

Posted on Feb 18, 2023

1. Clean and declutter. A clean and uncluttered home will show better to potential buyers. Consider renting a storage unit if necessary to help clear out some of the clutter. 
2. Enhance lighting. Increase the wattage of your light bulbs, clean your windows to let in natural light, and replace broken light bulbs. Also, consider adding mirrors in hall...

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Why Living in Gordon Head is a Great Idea

Posted on Feb 13, 2023

Gordon Head is a neighborhood located in East Saanich, just north of Victoria, BC, Canada. The area is known for its well-established ocean-side community and close proximity to some of the best outdoor recreational opportunities that British Columbia offers, such as the gorgeous Mt. Doug Park and Cordova Bay Beach.  According to the AreaVibes Livab...

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Feb 1, 2023 Victoria Market Stats

Posted on Feb 01, 2023

A total of 278 properties were sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this January, 41.4 percent fewer than the 474 properties sold in January 2022 and a 13.1 percent decrease from December 2022. Sales of condominiums were down 46.3 percent from January 2022 with 101 units sold. Sales of single-family homes decreased 33 percent from January...

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