So many opportunities exist within Victoria, British Columbia for home buyers. This is a beautiful area, located in the heart of one of the most beautiful areas of the country. It is a thriving and growing city with a strong community feel. Even though Victoria is large and has a wide range of cultures present, people who live here often feel as though they live in a smaller community. If you are planning to buy a home in Victoria, you'll need to take into consideration the range of opportunities available to you here including in communities such as James Bay.

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James Bay is only a few minutes from Downtown Victoria. In fact, you can walk there. It is a beautiful neighbourhood, dominated by older and even historical…

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Oak Bay Village has a wide range of opportunities to offer today's home buyer. If you are looking to buy a home in Victoria, this is one community that  you will want to pay close attention to. It offers a wide range of home styles, plenty of amenities, and incredible natural beauty. However, when it comes to buying a home in Victoria, it is very important to get to know the individual neighbourhoods and communities nearby. One of those areas is Oak Bay Village.

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This is a community located just about 10 minutes from the Downtown Victoria area. That means you have easy access to the many entertainment options in the bigger city. In addition to this, you can easily commute into the city for work or school. But, there is…

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Cedar Hill is a beautiful community that is near Mount Douglas in Victoria. There are many reasons to want to call this your home. Cedar Hill is a rather large area. It is just to the south of McKenzie Avenue and to the west of Cook and Quandra Streets. You'll find it is a nice mixture of homes and a quaint, but still modern place to live. As you take the time to talk to your local real estate agent, ask about the benefits and amenities of living in Cedar Hill. It could be the best place for you to buy a home in Victoria.

What People Love About Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill is a mixture of residential options. There are some charming older homes here. THere are also a number of newer developments. You'll find the subdivisions here are spacious and offer…

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Gordon Head is a community located in the Greater Victoria area. It is just to the north of McKenzie Avenue and to the east of the Blenkinsop Valley. If you are looking for a place to live that offers a waterfront view or even waterfront access, you may wish to consider Gordon Head a bit closer. This seaside community has a lot to offer even the most demanding of home buyers here.

What makes Gordon Head so unique and special? The views from the waterfront are the first and primary reason to fall in love with this community. The area remains very much natural which means many of the homes here have beautiful views of the water. There are also about 27 parks available in this community. Perhaps the most impressive is Mount Douglas Park. It is the…

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Victoria is a large region with plenty to offer those looking for a home to buy here. As you consider the city of Victoria itself, you may find that you want more access to nature. If that is the case, consider buying a home in Colwood. It could be an excellent investment for those who want outstanding access to outdoor amenities while still being close enough to the big city. What can Colwood offer to you?

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The city is home to about 14,000 people. It was once a very rural area with nothing more than agriculture and forested areas. Today, this city, which sits between Langford and View Royal is an important hub. There is a large National Defence area in this community. And, Royal…

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Buying a home in Victoria, British Columbia gives you every type of community option you want. The area is one of the largest in terms of variety in home styles. You will find beautiful countryside homes with expansive properties. On the other hand, buying townhouses in one of the more urban areas can be an ideal choice for many others. When you want to be close it all, consider buying a home in Sidney. You’ll love this seaside community as well as its connection to just about anything you need.


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What You’ll Love About Sidney

Sidney is a ferry hub for the area. It sits on the northern peninsula and offers easy access to those who are traveling to Sidney Island or the San Juan Islands. It is also an excellent location for those…

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Stunning, more remote, and yet easily accessible, the Saanich district in the heart of Victoria is the type of place you want to call home. It has something to offer all of today’s homebuyers. This is a large area just to the north of Victoria’s downtown district. It is home to more than 102,000 people. And, it is home to the University of Victoria (located in the eastern area of the city). Saanich sits on a peninsula, providing some incredible access to the surrounding waterways and natural settings so prevalent in the Victoria area.

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Saanich is not just a large district. It is home to numerous smaller neighbourhoods. Some of the most well-known include Gorge, Tillicum, Portage Inlet and Swan Lake. Each of these is…

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Victoria is a growing community located in the heart of British Columbia. It has numerous neighbourhoods and smaller cities throughout it. Oak Bay is one of the larger of those cities. It is also one of the most exclusive communities in the area. It is home to about 18,000 people. It sits on a muddy, tidal flat that was the inner harbour at one point. Today, it is a beautiful, growing community with plenty of amenities to offer.

Oak Bay Home for Sale

There are a few things to know about this community. First, it has a very British feel, something it has maintained since its establishment. The area is very stylish and there are historic buildings and architectural details present throughout it. The area is also home to some of the oldest homes in…

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Are you trying to determine where you should live? If so, you may want to take a look at Victoria. This large city in the heart of British Columbia and on the tip of Vancouver Island has become a must for many of today’s home buyers, and with good reason. The area is vibrant, full of opportunities to enjoy nature, and there are plenty of homes available for sale. Home prices range from moderate to high and home values are growing. But, look beyond that and consider what you can expect from the local economy and the amenities this city has to offer.

What Life Is Like in Victoria

Take the time to take a tour. Get to know the neighbourhoods and the various communities in and around Victoria. As you do, you’ll quickly find the area has something for…

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Victoria is a large and growing city. It is home to many of today’s best amenities and, with a population of over 80,000 people, there is no doubt this area has something to offer everyone. It sits on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. If you’ve taken the time to visit this city, you know it is a treasure both in its modern amenities and lifestyle as well as its natural beauty. But, buying a home in Victoria can seem like a daunting task. Is it worthwhile? Is now the time to buy?

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Market Conditions in Victoria

The good news is all of Victoria and the surrounding area is seeing a lot of interest from home buyers, which is helping to drive sellers to list their homes. With home values on the rise, but still at an…

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