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New Residential Real Estate & Construction News
for Vancouver Island Communities
Dec 15, 2009
Tickets are now available for the 1stView Annual Construction and Real Estate Forecasting and Economic Event for 2010. Mark Holland from HB Lanarc Consultants will be talking about “The Business Case for Sustainable Business Practices”. Other guest speakers include Travis Archibald from Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Marty Douglas from Coast Realty Group and Clarice Coty from Building Links and 1stView. This event takes place on Thursday, January 21 with networking starting at at the Coast Westerly Hotel in Courtenay. This event is sponsored by Jackson and Associates and Presley & Partners. To purchase tickets ($55 each plus GST), go to http://www.1stview.ca/forum/ or call 250.338.5466. Be sure to get your tickets soon, this event always sells out.
Thank you everyone. See you on the 21st!
Dec 14, 2009
1 Year Closed is 2.35% - 2 Year Closed is 2.95% - 3 Year Closed is 3.25%
5 Year Closed is 3.89%* Available for properties located in the Greater Vancouver or Victoria area. Best rate is 3.94% in all other areas.
Dec 14, 2009
There were 357 single family unit sales across the VIREB region in November 2009.
The average sale price across the VIREB region comparing November 2009 to November 2008, was $335,192, down 3% from the $346,364 posted in November 2008 but very close to the October 2009 average price of $332,897.
For the period comparing data from the end of November 2008 to the end of November 2009, average sale prices in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board’s six zones saw: Campbell River increase 13% (to $311,045), the Comox Valley increased 9% (to $346,475), Nanaimo is down 6% (to $360,328), Parksville/Qualicum saw no change (at $372,414), Port Alberni jumped 24% (at $250,485) and the Cowichan Valley was down 13% (at $347,833).
There are 17.5% fewer single family residential properties for sale now than in November 2008.
Excerpted from a VIREB release in December, 2009 - For more information contact:
Darrell Paysen - Manager, Member Services, Vancouver Island Real Estate Board
Source: VIREB, December 2009
Dec 11, 2009
The Gales is a 68 luxury patio home and condominium development (42 patio homes & 26 condos in two condo buildings) with fantastic ocean and mountain views located in Ladysmith between
Dec 03, 2009
There is a variety of real estate to choose from when looking for a home, vacation home, retirement property or investment real estate to purchase on Vancouver Island. The following types of real estate are available on Vancouver Island: single family (detached) homes, condominiums, duplexes & townhouses, patio homes, beach homes and vacation homes, and residential lots.
There are a variety of real estate vacation options, ranging from investing in a part-ownership of a condomiumium style project to purchasing real estate in one of many golf course developments on Vancouver Island or even on Mt. Washington, where some international winter teams are practicing for the 2010 Olympics. There are also many oceanview and waterfront properties to choose from all over Vancouver Island, with very affordable pricing. Due to the milder winters on Vancouver Island the building materials that are used are most likely wood, hardy planking, stucco and concrete for exterior finishes.
Learn more about Vancouver Island real estate.
Search today for new real estate on Vancouver Island.
Dec 03, 2009
Vancouver Island Real Estate
Check out our newest listing on 1stView.ca - The Residences at the Beach Club. This luxury condomium project is located right on Parksville Beach in the heart of Parksville on Vancouver Island BC. This is one of the most stunning examples of oceanfront properties on the Vancouver Island real estate scene.
Dec 03, 2009