Dockside Realty News

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There has been an increase in inventory on the Gulf Islands and the Victoria area.  Victoria saw a 12.2% increase from April 2017, but there is still a 21.2% decline from May 2016.  Victoria Sales are also down by 22% from May 2016; however this has not stopped the prices from rising there – up 1

Dockside Update: April 2017

Victoria, Number of Listings
April 30, 2017 - 1690 (down 34.8%)
April 30, 2016 - 2594
Benchmark Home Value: Victoria Core
2017 - $805,100 (up 17.5%)
2016 - $684,900

What do Realtors mean by 'Staging'?

You won't find any mega-churches on the Southern Gulf Islands, instead what you'll find are quaint and utterly charming little churches, picturesque and lovely to the eye. 

Happy Spring to you all!

Curb appeal is the first impression people get when they pass by your home. Curb appeal can make a real impact on the speed of a home sale as well as what buyers initially offer.

Victoria Real Estate Board President Ara Balabanian predicts that the huge sales numbers experienced in 2016 will not be matched in 2017 in Victoria.  What we can see so far is that as of Febru

The Victoria Real Estate Board reports that sales in January 2017 were 11.3% below those in January 2016, due to low inventory which is 38.6% lower than it was in January last year.  The Single Family Home Benchmark Price in the Victoria Core is $767,000 - 24.4% higher than in January 2016.

Many world-class musicians of every genre make the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island their homes.

Magic Lake - Pender Island