Real estate blog for homes in Victoria BC, homes with suites, condominiums and town homes.
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When? For me, it's early morning and then early evening; and best after a workout at the gym or a brisk walk with the pooch. How? The more personal the communication is, the better. One of my daily habits is to check the new listings and any price alterations of some 'hot' listings I keep note of...
During the hockey game last night as I was sitting with two of my daughters, I thought that the game unfolding before me was a lot like the real estate profession... PREPARATION & PRACTICE KNOW YOUR COMPETITION WORK HARD TO ACHIEVE OBJECTIVES (GOALS :) DEMONSTRATE GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP ALWAYS TRY...
In the September of 1910, William Wallace Gibson made Canadian Aviation history in the fields of a small farm near Mount Tolmie in Victoria. Perched atop a horse saddle at the controls of a wood and fabric aircraft, Gibson became the first Canadian ever to pilot wholly Canadian built aircraft. ...
This morning I showed a couple an attractive place that was priced within their budget...I thought it would meet their needs (and so did they) and that perhaps it would lead to writing an offer... until I really started listening to what they were saying. "Kitchen is too small and I love cookin...
Before even thinking of selling your home, it's very important to focus on some key areas of the home. Thanks to Chris Ann Cleland of Long & Foster Realtors in Gainesville, Virginia for this great content. You only have one chance to make a first impression!Five Easy Steps to Stage Your Kitchen I...
Yesterday my daughter and I travelled 40 minutes west of Victoria along the coast to a town called Sooke. We were going there for her Bantam A Division hockey tryout/evaluation session. If you've never been to Sooke, you should try it someday. There are lovely waterfront homes, there's a very lu...
Just West of downtown Victoria on the southern tip of Vancouver Island lies a small community called Esquimalt; "place of the shoaling waters". Settled by the First Nations people over 400 years before the arrival of Europeans, Esquimalt is rich in history. Today it is also the the home of the P...
It's such a simple question that can lead to some great conversation which brings people together. This morning I was fortunate to be part of a mini-seminar by Christopher Bowers of CONVERSATION WORKS on the topic of networking and conversations that can transform a business, a relationship and ...