Sooke’s Sunriver Estates is On Sale

Driving home from a shift at Royal LePage’s Mayfair Mall kiosk last night, I heard a radio ad on CFAX 1070 for Sunriver Estates. They are offering a “builder’s coupon” discount of $15,000 for purchasers. The popular planned community along the Sooke River is obviously experiencing a slowdown in sales like everyone else, so thisContinue reading “Sooke’s Sunriver Estates is On Sale”

Are Sooke’s Seaview Trailer Park Residents Still In Peril?

Since I first posted about the plight of the residents of the Seaview Mobile Home Park in Sooke, I’ve had quite the response from residents of the park and observers of the situation. I even had a comment the other day that was so defamatory that I was afraid to post it and I deletedContinue reading “Are Sooke’s Seaview Trailer Park Residents Still In Peril?”

It’s Official: October Sucked. Victoria BC MLS Real Estate Statistics October 2008

The stock markets crashed. Billions were pulled out of mutual funds. Banks were bailed out. We were all subjected to hearing Sarah Palin speak. And now this reminder of the worst month in history, ever ™. The monthly real estate statistics from the Victoria Real Estate Board were (mercifully) delayed by a few days dueContinue reading “It’s Official: October Sucked. Victoria BC MLS Real Estate Statistics October 2008”

5 Things Meme

Since Raul was so “upset” (wink-wink nudge-nudge) that I didn’t mention him in yesterday’s W-5 post, I thought I’d steal a meme I came across on his blog (see, I DO read you). For the uninitiated, a meme is like the blog equivalent of a chain letter, except it just asks simple questions, and notContinue reading “5 Things Meme”

Sooke Real Estate Under $300,000

First Time Buyer? Investor? Looking to stop renting? There are currently 21 properties as of today (October 20th, 2008) for sale in Sooke under $300,000. And we’re not talking tiny, cramped condos or bachelor pads. The type of properties available for this price range varies from spacious condos and townhouses in waterfront complexes in theContinue reading “Sooke Real Estate Under $300,000”