Staying Away from The Vancouver 2010 Olympics? Forget It! Go!

I was one of those people before. I had no interest in taking the ferry to Vancouver and braving the crowds, lines and security to hang out downtown. What’s the big deal? I was wrong. I returned from Vancouver yesterday totally energized and excited about the Games. The city is simply buzzing with activity 24Continue reading “Staying Away from The Vancouver 2010 Olympics? Forget It! Go!”

Sooke BC at the 2010 Olympics [Video]

With just 10 days to go until the 2010 Olympic Winter Games open in Vancouver, the excitement is growing and reports from Vancouver indicate the atmosphere on the streets is electric as athletes, supporters, and visitors are already arriving in town. Sooke is one of several British Columbia communities taking part in the B.C. StreetContinue reading “Sooke BC at the 2010 Olympics [Video]”

Strata Mondays #4 – Leaky Condos Part I

In my continuing series about strata property, Strata Mondays, I answer a different question about condos, townhouses and other strata property in Victoria, Sooke, and British Columbia. Make sure you subscribe via RSS or E-mail to get each new post. Q. I’ve heard the term “Leaky Condo” from my friends and family, and that IContinue reading “Strata Mondays #4 – Leaky Condos Part I”

Provincial Transportation Spending Plan Announced

Victoria area to get New RapidBus BC service from Douglas Street Corridor to Langford. The Provincial Government announced its new $14 Billion transit plan for British Columbia, some of which has been previously announced or funded. The announcement can be found here. Of particular note for Victoria and Langford/West Shore residents was the plan forContinue reading “Provincial Transportation Spending Plan Announced”

Home Prices Rise Modestly in Victoria, Vancouver: BCREA

News Release from the BC Real Estate Association: For immediate release Home Prices Rise Modestly in Vancouver and Victoria Vancouver, BC – November 21, 2007. British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports residential sales volume on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC climbed 23.5 per cent to $3.40 billion in October, compared to theContinue reading “Home Prices Rise Modestly in Victoria, Vancouver: BCREA”