BC HOME GROUP | SHIRIN PUREWAL | VICTORIA REAL ESTATE | info@bchomegroup.ca1-778-401-9545

I have sold a property at 1145 Bewdley AVE in VICTORIA.
OH Sat 9/14 & Sun 9/15 1-3pm both days. ~~ Saxe Point classic 1950's home with very large 11,088 sq. ft. south-facing lot: a gardeners dream with flower beds, gazebo & mature trees. Zoned RD-3 means two-family dwelling possibilities for future development. This solid home features oak hardwood flooring on main, coved ceilings, fireplace insert, updated kitchen, two bedrooms & 1 bath. Lower level is 7' high, 1 bedroom, 1 bath; offering lots of space plus separate entrance. The detached garage has tons of room for vehicle & could make a great workshop. Live close to Saxe Point Park & the up-and-coming neighborhood that offers so much for families & working professionals looking for easy commute to downtown.
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VREB market statistics for September released to media

Victoria Real Estate Market shows increased interest in condos and townhomes

A total of 616 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this September, 15.6 per cent more than the 533 properties sold in September 2018 but a 6.8 per cent decrease from August 2019. Sales of condominiums were up 48.3 per cent from September 2018 with 221 units sold. Sales of single family homes decreased 1.1 per cent from September 2018 with 282 sold.

""September's statistics clearly demonstrate that Victoria continues to have a stable real estate sector and is a desirable place to live," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "While sales are up compared to the same month last year, our inventory remains low, which may create challenges for people trying to get into the market in certain categories."."...Read More

Want to know what your home is worth? Contact Me for a market evaluation!

THANK YOU TO ALL MY CLIENTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS - Shirin Purewal

Featured Listings

Homes

Click to see the latest of homes for Sale in Victoria.

Condo

Click to see the latest list of Condos for sale in Victoria.

Townhouses

Click to see the latest list of townhouses in Victoria for sale.

Luxury & Waterfront Properties

Click to see the latest list of luxury real estate for sale in Victoria.

For more information on my listings,
Contact Me Today!

 

House Hunting

Thinking of selling? Here's what my clients are currently looking for!

- Fixer upper in Victoria, Langford, or Saanich - Under $650,000
- 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo in Saanich & surrounding areas under $450,000
- Homes in Saanich with a rental suite up to $750,000
- 2 Bedroom Condo Westshore up to $420,000
- Condo in Bear Mountain up to $425,00
- Home in Bear Mountain up to $850,000
 

Let's find your perfect place to live, love and laugh, let’s make your dream a reality. Click Here to Begin!

 

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Testimonials

"Shirin was wonderful to work with. She listened to our expectations for selling, helped formulate a plan and sold our house in record time! We found her very professional!"

- Lisa Sykes

"I've had AWESOME experience working with Shirin as my Realtor. We left our home in Toronto in Dec 2016 and took a bold step in buying a house in Victoria in April 2017 but knew no one here. She communicated with my whole family about differing needs staying in constant contact with important information - both basic and complex stuff. She listened in terms of adapting to our needs from understanding our time frame to giving references/contacts to sharing local knowledge honestly. She is hardworking, technology savy, detailed oriented, tenacious!."

- Anjan Chhetry

Please click here to see more testimonials!

"When it comes to buying, insuring you make the right decision is my priority and I have your long term, best interest at heart. If something is not right for you, I will tell you, straight. When it comes to selling, I take marketing to an entirely new level. Call me to find out how!"
- Shirin Purewal


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Victoria Real Estate Market shows increased interest in condos and townhomes

A total of 616 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this September, 15.6 percent more than the 533 properties sold in September 2018 but a 6.8 percent decrease from August 2019. Sales of condominiums were up 48.3 percent from September 2018 with 221 units sold. Sales of single-family homes decreased 1.1 percent from September 2018 with 282 sold.

"September's statistics clearly demonstrate that Victoria continues to have a stable real estate sector and is a desirable place to live," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "While sales are up compared to the same month last year, our inventory remains low, which may create challenges for people trying to get into the market in certain categories."

There were 2,823 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of September 2019, a decrease of 0.5 percent compared to the month of August but a 6.7 percent increase from the 2,646 active listings for sale at the end of September 2018.

The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single-family home in the Victoria Core in September 2018 was $878,500. The benchmark value for the same home in September 2019 decreased by 3.6 percent to $846,500, slightly less than August's value of $847,300. The MLS® HPI benchmark value for a condominium in the Victoria Core area in September 2018 was $503,600, while the benchmark value for the same condominium in September 2019 increased by 1.6 percent to $511,600, lower than August's value of $518,100.

"We saw increased activity in the condo and townhouse market with an almost 50 percent year-over-year sales increase in condos," adds President Woolley. "It may be too early to call this a trend towards condo purchases, but this is a number to watch through the fall to see if buyers continue opting for condos and townhomes as more new developments are added to the market in highly desirable locations, with price points often lower than a single-family home.

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I have sold a property at A 2974 Pickford RD in VICTORIA.
3 bedroom 3 bathroom front half of duplex. No strata fees. No restrictions. Bright updated kitchen with pantry. Wood burning fireplace. Updated baths. Vaulted foyer. Only party wall is in upper hallway. Professionally installed Brazilian cherry wood floors on stairs and upper level. Master has an ensuite, fireplace and deck. Excellent sized separate storage. Fully fenced, private yard with an extra separate deck area. Thermal windows. New torch on roof in 2007. 2+ parking spots. Nothing to do but move in. You won't be disappointed!
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I keep getting asked what will happen to the Victoria Condo Market in 2019. The simple answer is nothing. If you look at condo prices in Victoria ( that is the price per square foot ) we are still undervalued compared to the rest of Canada. Plus!  the market in Victoria has  similar rental rates compared to major cities in Canada.


No one has a crystal ball to forecast exactly the condo market, but we do know that in the longtern , the prices are always upward trending.


There is no place on earth like earth. Invest in it!


Talk soon :-)


Shirin 

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VREB market statistics for August released to media

Victoria real estate summer sales and inventory levels follow historic patterns

A total of 661 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 11.3 per cent more than the 594 properties sold in August 2018 but a 6.4 per cent decrease from July 2019. Sales of condominiums were up 4.1 per cent from August 2018 with 203 units sold. Sales of single family homes increased 15.5 per cent from August 2018 with 351 sold.

"August could be considered a status quo month for real estate in greater Victoria with entry-level homes selling quickly when priced appropriately, and higher-end properties moving at a slower pace," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "As expected, we've seen relatively stable pricing, with an uptick in sales - particularly single family homes. Unfortunately, summer has been accompanied with a slowing of new inventory coming onto the market, which suggests it is a good time for prospective sellers to consult with their REALTOR® about selling in the fall market."."...Read More

Want to know what your home is worth? Contact Me for a market evaluation!

THANK YOU TO ALL MY CLIENTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS - Shirin Purewal

Featured Listings

Homes

Click to see the latest of homes for Sale in Victoria.

Condo

Click to see the latest list of Condos for sale in Victoria.

Townhouses

Click to see the latest list of townhouses in Victoria for sale.

Luxury & Waterfront Properties

Click to see the latest list of luxury real estate for sale in Victoria.

For more information on my listings,
Contact Me Today!

 

House Hunting

Thinking of selling? Here's what my clients are currently looking for!

- Fixer upper in Victoria, Langford, or Saanich - Under $650,000
- 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo in Saanich & surrounding areas under $450,000
- Homes in Saanich with a rental suite up to $750,000
- 2 Bedroom Condo Westshore up to $420,000
- Condo in Bear Mountain up to $425,00
- Home in Bear Mountain up to $850,000
 

Let's find your perfect place to live, love and laugh, let’s make your dream a reality. Click Here to Begin!

 

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Testimonials

"Shirin was wonderful to work with. She listened to our expectations for selling, helped formulate a plan and sold our house in record time! We found her very professional!"

- Lisa Sykes

"I've had AWESOME experience working with Shirin as my Realtor. We left our home in Toronto in Dec 2016 and took a bold step in buying a house in Victoria in April 2017 but knew no one here. She communicated with my whole family about differing needs staying in constant contact with important information - both basic and complex stuff. She listened in terms of adapting to our needs from understanding our time frame to giving references/contacts to sharing local knowledge honestly. She is hardworking, technology savy, detailed oriented, tenacious!."

- Anjan Chhetry

Please click here to see more testimonials!

"When it comes to buying, insuring you make the right decision is my priority and I have your long term, best interest at heart. If something is not right for you, I will tell you, straight. When it comes to selling, I take marketing to an entirely new level. Call me to find out how!"
- Shirin Purewal


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Victoria real estate summer sales and inventory levels follow historic patterns
 
A total of 661 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this August, 11.3 percent more than the 594 properties sold in August 2018 but a 6.4 percent decrease from July 2019. Sales of condominiums were up 4.1 percent from August 2018 with 203 units sold. Sales of single-family homes increased 15.5 percent from August 2018 with 351 sold.
 
"August could be considered a status quo month for real estate in Greater Victoria with entry-level homes selling quickly when priced appropriately, and higher-end properties moving at a slower pace," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "As expected, we've seen relatively stable pricing, with an uptick in sales -, particularly single-family homes.  Unfortunately, summer has been accompanied with a slowing of new inventory coming onto the market, which suggests it is a good time for prospective sellers to consult with their REALTOR® about selling in the fall market."
 
There were 2,838 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of August 2019, a decrease of 3.8 percent compared to the month of July but a 12.7 percent increase from the 2,519 active listings for sale at the end of August 2018.  
 
The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single-family home in the Victoria Core in August 2018 was $888,100. The benchmark value for the same home in August 2019 decreased by 4.6 percent to $847,300, slightly less than July's value of $858,800. The MLS® HPI benchmark value for a condominium in the Victoria Core area in August 2018 was $503,600, while the benchmark value for the same condominium in August 2019 increased by 2.9 percent to $518,100, lower than July's value of $523,400.
 
"This month the federal government opened its First Time Home Buyer Incentive program," adds President Woolley. "We're pleased the government is looking at creative ways to get first time buyers into homes as this program will help some buyers in Canada's smaller markets. We look forward to hearing how the federal government plans to help first time buyers in larger markets like Victoria, perhaps by adjusting the mortgage stress test parameters and extending the length of mortgage amortizations."
 
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You’re invited to stop by to preview our upcoming Vancouver Island communities—including our homes at Esquimalt Town Square. We’ll have floorplans and information available for you, while pricing details will follow in early to mid-September.

Starting Saturday August 3rd, we’ll be open daily from 12–5pm (closed Wednesdays and Thursdays). We would also be delighted to secure a private appointment for you in September once detailed pricing information is available.

We look forward to seeing you soon! In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me for more details.


Book your floor plan and get discounted condo prices for the Aragon Project in Victoria by contacting us. LINK

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There's a New Energy in Old Town. An exciting collection of 133 new downtown homes. Pre-register and secure your spot for this unique harbourfront opportunity. 


Modern Living in an Area Steeped in History:Vibrant. Elegant. Relaxed. Introducing our distinctive new homes styled for modern living. Set in a prime downtown location overlooking the working harbor, The Pearl’s concrete and steel architecture adds luster to the red brick patina of Victoria’s historic Old Town. 


Victoria's Landmark Developers:New from acclaimed developers Murray Farmer, Terry Farmer and Brian Scroggs is The Pearl, slated for construction on a property the Farmer family group has owned for almost 40 years. Established in 1951, Farmer Construction is one of Victoria’s most distinguished construction companies, with a legacy of projects that includes some of the region’s most notable buildings. Inspired by an ancient Chinese legend, The Pearl promises to take its place as another Victoria landmark. 


Bright & Spacious Interiors: Enjoy light-filled spaces by Kimberly Williams Interiors, with crisp paint palettes and a choice of light or dark design schemes. Quality finishing and energy-efficient systems combine to create livable comfort in a clean, contemporary style


DESIGNED FOR LIFE, FINISHED WITH STYLE. Discover a variety of floor plans to suit diverse lifestyles.


For a price list and floorplans contact me Shirin Purewalat +1 778-678-5626or email me at info@bchomegroup.ca

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Located in the heart of downtown Victoria BC, welcome to one of Victoria’s most popular luxury condo projects! The Customs House Condo Project, in my opinion, has some of the best views of Victoria’s inner harbor. It is in a fantastic location. This luxury condo project located in the heart of Downtown Victoria. 
 
When I get asked "What is one of the best luxury condo project to buy into in Victoria"... the first project that comes to mind is the Customs House Pre-Sale Condo project. 
 
Welcome to Victoria's Luxury Condos Project! Located off of Wharf Street and Government Street, it is definitely one of the best luxury condo projects in Victoria!
 
Call me now at 1-778-401-9545 for the latest floor plan and price list.  CONTACT US
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Buying land is considered to be one of the best investments. The land value keeps increasing as days go on, so in the future, this investment long term is profitable. Many people like to purchase properties in other countries or other places. Because it fulfills two purposes, first one, they could enjoy the trip along with their family and the second reason, their purchase in tourist destinations; they could rent and could gain investment money through that property. Before buying any property, the place where the property is going to be bought should be considered, research should be done on the location, you are looking to buy in. Victoria BC is a city, which is situated in the beautiful southern end of Vancouver Island in Canada. Most areas of Victoria, it is possible to catch a glimpse of the beautiful views in Victoria BC. People rush to make a purchase in this city for its weather and its beautiful scenery.


Mostly, people seek the help of a real estate agent to purchase land and houses. There are lots of services available in Victoria BC, which help you to buy the property that will be right for you. As an agent, we listen to the customers' preferences and I put my full effort in order to satisfy my customers. It is better to seek the help of real estate agent services because they will arrange for real estate review sessions through which they will get to know at what type of property, you are looking for in real estate. Newspapers and online will give you the information on the real estate opportunities present in Victoria BC. It is important to first get to know which real estate provides you with most benefits and then you can buy or sell properties through research of this market with the help of an agent.  The real estate you purchase will help start you off with with a real estate portfolio, by selling and buying homes or properties in Victoria.


Purchasing a home is one of the most important individual purchases in your lifetime. When purchasing a home, a professional decision must be made, with consideration and understanding of what will fulfill your needs and wishes. You could give preferences on the kind of home you need or that you are looking for, before purchasing, however, it is necessary to have a look at the home, the facilities which are available, the amenities that are close by and to see whether the real estate investment comes under your financial consideration. Condos are apartments which are individually owned and they provide a wide range of options for different real estate price points.


There are some condos which provide luxury accommodation. Life in a condo can make your life better and more enjoyable. Before the purchase of a condominium, it is important to consider the legal and other aspects of owning a condominium.


Townhouses, in general, provide better security and lots of amenities. Townhouses combine the amenities and advantages of both single houses and condos. Investing in those can be beneficial. This will save you your money and at the same time is a profitable investment. Lots of things should be taken into consideration before investing in houses, and the investment made should be an ideal one.

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This project consists of single-family homes that are two floors. The house shares a wall with another townhouse. It is a beautiful project in a fantastic park of Victoria. A must see, please contact us for more details.


Please note as well that, you can find townhomes for sale in Victoria BC. Where property prices are high and the land is in short supply. Often people will look at both condominiums and townhomes for sale. 



If you are planning to buy townhomes in Victoria BC and are in the market doing realestate search then BC HomeGroup and Shirin Purewal can help you. Check the listings on our website to find properties that may interest you.


Always here to help, and we can email more information on the Ilaria project above. 


Contact us now!

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VREB market statistics for June released to news media

A lukewarm spring comes to an end for the Victoria Real Estate market

A total of 740 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, 4.5 per cent more than the 708 properties sold in June 2018 but a 12.7 per cent decrease from May 2019. Sales of condominiums were down 6.1 per cent from June 2018 with 216 units sold. Sales of single family homes increased 10.4 per cent from June 2018 with 394 sold.."

"June has trended lower than May for the past few years and tends to signal the end of the active spring market," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "The summer months of July and August generally see less activity than the spring, as people's attention shifts to vacation and away from real estate. This year, we have seen slightly more sales compared to June of last year. We have also seen one hundred fewer new listings enter the market this year, which continues to make a challenging market for buyers who are hoping for more options." Read More

Want to know what your home is worth? Contact Me for a market evaluation!

THANK YOU TO ALL MY CLIENTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS - Shirin Purewal

Featured Listings

Homes

Click to see the latest of homes for Sale in Victoria.

Condo

Click to see the latest list of Condos for sale in Victoria.

Townhouses

Click to see the latest list of townhouses in Victoria for sale.

Luxury & Waterfront Properties

Click to see the latest list of luxury real estate for sale in Victoria.

For more information on my listings,
Contact Me Today!

 

House Hunting

Thinking of selling? Here's what my clients are currently looking for!

- Fixer upper in Victoria, Langford, or Saanich - Under $650,000
- 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo in Saanich & surrounding areas under $450,000
- Homes in Saanich with a rental suite up to $750,000
- 2 Bedroom Condo Westshore up to $420,000
- Condo in Bear Mountain up to $425,00
- Home in Bear Mountain up to $850,000
 

Let's find you the love and laugh, let’s make your dream a reality. Click Here to Begin!

 

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Testimonials

"Shirin was wonderful to work with. She listened to our expectations for selling, helped formulate a plan and sold our house in record time! We found her very professional!"

- Lisa Sykes

"I've had AWESOME experience working with Shirin as my Realtor. We left our home in Toronto in Dec 2016 and took a bold step in buying a house in Victoria in April 2017 but knew no one here. She communicated with my whole family about differing needs staying in constant contact with important information - both basic and complex stuff. She listened in terms of adapting to our needs from understanding our time frame to giving references/contacts to sharing local knowledge honestly. She is hardworking, technology savy, detailed oriented, tenacious!."

- Anjan Chhetry

Please click here to see more testimonials!

"When it comes to buying, insuring you make the right decision is my priority and I have your long term, best interest at heart. If something is not right for you, I will tell you, straight. When it comes to selling, I take marketing to an entirely new level. Call me to find out how!"
- Shirin Purewal


Copyright © 2017 Shirin Purewal BC HOME GROUP Jonesco Real Estate Inc., All rights reserved.

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201-641 Herald St., VICTORIA BC

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A total of 740 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this June, 4.5 percent more than the 708 properties sold in June 2018 but a 12.7 per cent decrease from May 2019. Sales of condominiums were down 6.1 per cent from June 2018 with 216 units sold. Sales of single-family homes increased 10.4 percent from June 2018 with 394 sold.

"June has trended lower than May for the past few years and tends to signal the end of the active spring market," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "The summer months of July and August generally see less activity than the spring, as people's attention shifts to vacation and away from real estate. This year, we have seen slightly more sales compared to June of last year. We have also seen one hundred fewer new listings enter the market this year, which continues to make a challenging market for buyers who are hoping for more options."

There were 3,040 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of June 2019, an increase of less than one per cent compared to the month of May and a 17.1 per cent increase from the 2,595 active listings for sale at the end of June 2018.

The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single-family home in the Victoria Core in June 2018 was $898,500. The benchmark value for the same home in June 2019 decreased by 4.3 per cent to $859,600, slightly less than May's value of $860,800. The MLS® HPI benchmark value for a condominium in the Victoria Core area in June 2018 was $509,000, while the benchmark value for the same condominium in June 2019 increased by 2.97 per cent to $524,100, higher than May's value of $519,300.

"It is possible that some buyers are waiting for the federal government's new first-time home buyer incentive to roll out this September," adds President Woolley. "The program is intended to assist first time buyers with their down payment. It's hard to estimate how many local buyers may take advantage of the incentive, but because of the low threshold for maximum purchase price, the program may only help those in our area who seek to buy condos. This could mean a slight uplift in lower priced properties in the fall, if more buyers are enabled to enter the market. If you are interested in exploring options and strategies for either buying or selling, it would be a good time to connect with a local REALTOR®, who has the expertise necessary to navigate today's market conditions, neighbourhoods and property types."

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Luxury real estate in Victoria, BC, has truly some of the very best *real estate on earth. Macleans magazine selected Victoria as the number one city in Canada in which to relocate a family business. Conde Nast Traveler magazine voted Victoria the best over-all city in Canada for its environment and ambiance.


One of the things that differentiate luxury real estate in Victoria, BC, from other places is its ideal climate. Victoria is temperate with both mild winters and summers. It is commonplace to see both palm trees and pine trees in beautiful, lush Victoria. If you are concerned about Victoria's proximity to rainy Seattle, don't worry. Victoria gets 1/3 of the precipitation that the Emerald City does. Additionally, the rain shadow effect ensures that Victoria gets more sunshine than the surrounding areas. All of this means that golf is year-round in luxurious Victoria, BC.


Whether you are dreaming of a 10-acre waterfront paradise with a tennis court and pool or an urban, high-rise penthouse suite, the luxury real estate opportunities in Victoria, BC, are plentiful. Practically every little piece of land in Victoria has a breath-taking view of mountains, ocean, or both. Private boat docks and even private islands are not out of the question. If you are looking for quiet solitude, countryside, waterfront chic, an easy, breezy condominium, or classy and conservative, it's on the market in Victoria. Whether you are motivated by making a sound investment, buying your dream house, or both, the luxury real estate in Victoria, BC, can not compete with that in any city in any country.


For more information on luxury real estate in Victoria, contact real estate agent Shirin Purewal at +1-778-401-9545

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Buying a house in Victoria BC means you are investing in one of the most desirable real estate markets in all of Canada. First time home buyers are sometimes a little intimidated and wonder where they can find affordable homes in Victoria. An experienced first-time buyer expert can counsel you on which Greater Victoria municipalities might offer housing options to suit your need.


Victoria, along with all of south-western British Columbia, has a reputation of high real estate values, but on the whole, Victoria real estate prices are more reasonable than its neighbor across the water, the city of Vancouver. Across the Greater Victoria area, there are a wide range of housing options and a correspondingly wide range of housing prices, so with a little help from an experienced realtor, you will find the right home at a price you can afford.



As is the case in any city, the further you travel from town the better your chances of finding more affordably priced properties. Any real estate venture can become a headache if you aren't careful. In fact, a waterfront property purchase comes with additional concerns that need to be addressed from the start.


Just for comparison, you should look into the MLS statistics for Victoria, Oak Bay, Metchosin, Central Saanich, North Saanich, and Sidney. These desirable communities are probably not within reach of most first time home buyers, but you never know where you'll find affordable homes in Victoria BC with the help of an experienced realtor. After all, it never hurts to look, and might give you a goal to strive for!


BC Home Group is a real estate group in Victoria that values honesty, integrity, and straightforwardness. Having Lived in Victoria, Shirin has a valuable source of information about the Greater Victoria area for those who are interested in moving to this beautiful city. Looking forward to chatting soon!

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VREB market statistics for May released to news media

A late spring bloom for Victoria real estate market...

A total of 848 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this May, 12.3 per cent more than the 755 properties sold in May 2018 and a 21.8 per cent increase from April 2019. Sales of condominiums were up 3 per cent from May 2018 with 244 units sold and were up from April 2019 by 20.2 per cent. Sales of single family homes were up 9.6 per cent from May 2018 with 445 sold. "We are seeing lower activity than we have experienced in recent years for spring home sales," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "Of course, this is not surprising given consumers are impacted by the B20 mortgage stress test, as well as ongoing lower inventory levels. Despite this, we have seen an increase in May for sales over last year. Prices remain strong in the lower price ranges, with little change in our benchmark prices when compared to last year."...Read More

Want to know what your home is worth? Contact Me for a market evaluation!

THANK YOU TO ALL MY CLIENTS FOR YOUR BUSINESS - Shirin Purewal

Featured Listings

Homes

Click to see the latest of homes for Sale in Victoria.

Condo

Click to see the latest list of Condos for sale in Victoria.

Townhouses

Click to see the latest list of townhouses in Victoria for sale.

Luxury & Waterfront Properties

Click to see the latest list of luxury real estate for sale in Victoria.

For more information on my listings,
Contact Me Today!

 

House Hunting

Thinking of selling? Here's what my clients are currently looking for!

- Fixer upper in Victoria, Langford, or Saanich - Under $650,000
- 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo in Saanich & surrounding areas under $450,000
- Homes in Saanich with a rental suite up to $750,000
- 2 Bedroom Condo Westshore up to $420,000
- Condo in Bear Mountain up to $425,00
- Home in Bear Mountain up to $850,000
 

Let's find your perfect place to live, love and laugh, let’s make your dream a reality. Click Here to Begin!

 

Market News

Victoria housing market improves, vacancy remains low

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Where to buy real estate in 2019: Victoria, B.C.

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Home & Garden Tips

13 Low Cost Interior Decorating Ideas For All Types Of Homes. let’s now take a look at a few low cost decorating ideas. ...Read More

Testimonials

"Shirin was wonderful to work with. She listened to our expectations for selling, helped formulate a plan and sold our house in record time! We found her very professional!"

- Lisa Sykes

"I've had AWESOME experience working with Shirin as my Realtor. We left our home in Toronto in Dec 2016 and took a bold step in buying a house in Victoria in April 2017 but knew no one here. She communicated with my whole family about differing needs staying in constant contact with important information - both basic and complex stuff. She listened in terms of adapting to our needs from understanding our time frame to giving references/contacts to sharing local knowledge honestly. She is hardworking, technology savy, detailed oriented, tenacious!."

- Anjan Chhetry

Please click here to see more testimonials!

"When it comes to buying, insuring you make the right decision is my priority and I have your long term, best interest at heart. If something is not right for you, I will tell you, straight. When it comes to selling, I take marketing to an entirely new level. Call me to find out how!"
- Shirin Purewal


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A late spring bloom for Victoria real estate market

A total of 848 properties sold in the Victoria Real Estate Board region this May, 12.3 percent more than the 755 properties sold in May 2018 and a 21.8 percent increase from April 2019. Sales of condominiums were up 3 percent from May 2018 with 244 units sold and were up from April 2019 by 20.2 percent. Sales of single-family homes were up 9.6 percent from May 2018 with 445 sold.

"We are seeing lower activity than we have experienced in recent years for spring home sales," says Victoria Real Estate Board President Cheryl Woolley. "Of course, this is not surprising given consumers are impacted by the B20 mortgage stress test, as well as ongoing lower inventory levels. Despite this, we have seen an increase in May for sales over last year. Prices remain strong in the lower price ranges, with little change in our benchmark prices when compared to last year."

There were 3,019 active listings for sale on the Victoria Real Estate Board Multiple Listing Service® at the end of May 2019, an increase of 9.7 percent compared to the month of April and a 26.1 percent increase from the 2,394 active listings for sale at the end of May 2018.
The Multiple Listing Service® Home Price Index benchmark value for a single-family home in the Victoria Core in May 2018 was $886,200. The benchmark value for the same home in May 2019 decreased by 2.9 percent to $860,800, higher than April's value of $843,500. The MLS® HPI benchmark value for a condominium in the Victoria Core area in May 2018 was $506,100, while the benchmark value for the same condominium in May 2019 increased by 2.6 percent to $519,300, higher than April's value of $512,700.

"May sales have ranged from a high of 1,289 in 2016 to a low of 441 in 1990, which is the year our detailed records began," adds President Woolley. "This month with 848 sales we are very close to the ten year average for overall sales in May, which is 813 properties. We are off from the ten-year average in May for active listings, which is 3,838, with 3,019 active listings last month. The lowest number we've tracked is from 2017 when May of that year saw 1,896 active listings. Though we're not at an all-time low in terms of active listings, anything new and desirable coming into the market that is appropriately priced can sell quickly and we still see multiple offers in these situations. According to established sales to listing ratios, we are in a more balanced market than in previous years, but it is a complicated market to navigate. If you're considering buying or selling, it's a good time to connect with your local REALTOR® to discuss the market and your best approach."

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