Hello! I'm Fred Burgess, Realtor® welcome to my Website.
Take a look around. You will find lots of useful information. .
If you are looking to buy or sell a home please give me a call 250-477-7291 or drop me an email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are thinking of selling and would like an accurate idea of what your home is worth in today's market please fill out our form. If you're buying and would like to know the price range of the housing in Victoria complete as much information as you can and I can provide a range of prices you can expect subject to current market conditions. This Chart shows the current year over year price changes for communities in the Greater Victoria area.
Future Johnston Street Bridge Fly Through
CLIMATE OF VICTORIA: Victoria is classified as USDA hardiness zone 8b (the same as Istanbul, Turkey). Victoria receives less rainfall than Toronto and less than half the amount falling on Vancouver BC. Details are shown in this table from Environment Canada.
VICTORIA AREA SCHOOLS: The Greater Victoria metropolitan area is covered by District no.61. TSouth Vancouver Island also includes Sooke School District no.62 and Saanich School District no.63 The percentage of grade 10 students achieving a passing grade of C- or better last year (2010) for Victoria region schools can be seen in this chart.
South Island Property Taxes
Here's a Chart Comparing Property Taxes for Victoria Area Municipalties to Vancouver and Whistler for the 2010 tax year. The source of the data is the DataBC provincial government website. Oak Bay has highest average assessed value and taxes on the island.
Tourism Victoria Video overview of Victoria and Environs
Whale watching promo from Canadian Tourism
Vancouver to Victoria Float Plane Video from Canadian Tourism:
GETTING A MORTGAGE: For people new to the real estate market getting a mortgage can be a little intimidating but simply involves demonstrating to the lenders that you have the means to repay the loan. This is straightforward if you have a salary but is a little more involved for people who are self-employed or on commission. However, it is important to be pre-approved in order to focus your house hunting in the appropriate niche of the real estate market. We can refer you to a qualified mortgage broker who will make sure your needs are adressed promptly. Just fill out this. Note that once you have found your home the lender needs to approve the mortgage and may require an appraisal. The following video from a broker in Vancouver outlines the process:
Included in my service to home sellers is a consultation with a qualified Home Staging professional who will recommend how best to arrange the existing contents of your home to facilitate the sale o your property. For a list of stagers we recommend just complete this
Home Inspections: Here is an american video on home inspection, in Canada many inspectors belong to the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors and the BC Institute of Property and inspectors. For a list of our recommended Home Inspectors just submit this .
DFH Real Estate Ltd. 3914 Shelbourne St
Victoria , BC V8P 4J1 Phone: 250-477-7291 Fax: 250-477-3161