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B.C. Budget: Foreign buyers tax coming to Victoria, Nanaimo

Courtesy of the Victoria Times Colonist Feb 20 2018 B.C.’s new package of tough measures takes aim at tax evaders who stash money in real estate, hide their ownership and […]

New Rules to Prohibit ‘Dual Agency’ In BC Come Into Force

November 15, 2017 – Superintendent of Real Estate approves new rules to strengthen consumer protections when working with real estate licensees VANCOUVER – The Office of the Superintendent of Real […]


Sotheby’s partners with to reach wealthy Chinese market

News Release from REM Online Website: Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates has a new alliance with to generate Chinese buyer interest on the site, which boasts more than two million […]

Applying for the B.C. HOME Partnership program

News Release from the BC Housing Website: B.C. Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program details Am I eligible for a partnership loan? The program supports eligible first-time homebuyers who […]

Victoria Real Estate Market Continues Tempo of Steady Sales Throughout May

July 4, 2017 – “This year may feel a bit steady and less exciting when compared to last year’s record-breaking market. People are getting used to this new tempo of […]

Victoria Real Estate Market Sees Slow Increase in Inventory

June 1, 2017 – “This month we have seen an increase in inventory – which means that buyers have more choice – and it means that now in some areas […]

Gavin O’Sullivan – Junior Sports Star!

Thank you to Sherri and Sterling O’Sullivan for this month’s Junior Sports Star Nomination – I couldn’t say it better myself, so here’s Sherri and Sterling’s nomination as I received […]

Historic Places – Jones House

One of my interests is vintage and character homes, and there’s plenty in Victoria to explore! Here’s one that I found particularly intriguing, built for a Welsh ship’s surgeon by […]

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My Preference Is To Accompany Showings

My practice is to show a home through accompanied showings. As you might guess, an accompanied showing is when the listing agent is there at the home to take the […]

A Perfect Way To Start 2017

Happy New Year 2017! I couldn’t think of a better blog post to start the year, and am thrilled to receive many calls, letters and emails about my “Don Donates” […]