Victoria Real Estate Resources for Home Sellers and Buyers
Here are just a few articles and responses to commonly asked questions from home buyers and sellers, as well as names of people we trust that provide a range of Victoria real estate services from home inspectors to storage companies.
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Articles and Answers for Victoria Home Buyers and Sellers:
- How is the Victoria Real Estate Market – is it a good time to buy or sell?
- What you need to think about before buying a home or condo?
- Which are the best Victoria neighbourhoods to live-in?
- What you need to know before buying a rental or income property in Victoria?
- What factors go into deciding what my home will sell for?
- What are the extra costs of buying a home or condo in Victoria?
- How much will it cost to sell a home in Victoria?
- What should I do before I put my home on the market?
- How much can I afford to buy? Mortgage Calculator
- Comprehensive Moving Checklist
- Where should I spend my renovation budget if I’m thinking of selling?
- Find out how much your home is worth today?
- Should I sell my home before I buy? And are “subject to sale” offers a good idea?
- Why should I get the perimeter drains inspected and is it worth it before I buy a new home?
- Do I need to be worried about Builders Liens?
- What do I need to watch for when reviewing the strata documents of a condo or townhome I want to buy?
- What are the risks of buying a home in Foreclosure?
- Should you downsize to a smaller home?
- Is Condo or Strata living right for you? Learn more about the Pros & Cons of living in a condo or townhome.
- How to buy a home in Victoria? Understanding the home buying process
- Real Estate Investment, Income and Rental Properties in Victoria? Does it make financial sense?
- How does the BC Property Assessment impact the selling price or the purchase price of a home?
- How to increase your odds of success in a multiple offer situation
- Answers to questions about selling Estate, inherited or Subject to Probate property and homes
- How to save money on utilities at home and improve the energy efficiency of your house
- Should you buy a pre-sale condo or townhome in Victoria, BC?
- What are the costs of buying real estate in Canada or BC if you don’t live there?
- What is a preemptive or bully offer?
- What is a bare land strata?
- Answers to questions about buying a short-term rental property
Have a questions about buying or selling a home in the Greater Victoria area that we haven’t answered? Just contact us and we would happy to help.
Real Estate Service Providers in Greater Victoria
- Russell Cass
Home Check 778.351.1928
- Russ McCarthy, RHI
Barnes & Co. Home Inspections 250.881.1086
- Kerry Smith
- Laurie Anne Faulkner
Wise Victoria Mortgages Mobile 250.588.2288
- Terri Hitchcock
The Mortgage Group Canada Inc. Mobile 250.588.6503
Lawyers specializing in Real Estate
- Tej Wirk
Mullin Demeo 250.477.3327
- Paula Bosenberg
Horne Coupar 250.388.6631
- Justin Hanson (specialize in Stratas)
Stevenson Luchies & Leigh 250-381-4040
- Damien Enright
John Southward Glazier Walton Margetts 250.381.3721
Storage Companies & Movers
Home Maintenance & Repair
- Capital Plumbing – Todd Boutin 250.361.6120
- Chris Lloyd Painting – Chris Lloyd 250.704.9404
- Plug & Play – TV mounting & set-up Matt Ripley – 778.227.8568
- Groundswell Organic Gardens – Lawn, landscape and irrigation maintenance – Cam Cumming 250.220.3476
- Victoria Utilities
- Saanich Utilities
- Oak Bay Utiliities
- Fortis Gas
- MyRecyclopedia – a comprehensive list produced by the Capital Regional District (CRD of where and how to recycle products in the region)
Additional Real Estate Resources