Holly & John's Real Estate Blog

Tips on selling your home, finding your dream home, and living and working in Victoria, British Columbia.

Mortgage Rate Forecast (March 2017)

March 18, 2017

The March issue of Mortgage Rate Forecast is now available on BCREA Online. Highlights: The Fed vs. Trump: conflicting […]

February Home Sales Reflect Typical Consumer Demand

March 15, 2017

Vancouver, BC The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,580 residential unit sales […]

Should I really buy a house now?

December 4, 2015

Nov 11, 2015 Romana King for MoneySense.ca In the market for a new home this year? Then you […]

9 mistakes first-time home buyers make

November 16, 2015

Are you house hunting with kids in tow? Do you fall in love with staging furniture? Here’s what to avoid when shopping for a home.

Holly and John featured on Chek TV

March 25, 2015

John and Holly have a long interest in Victoria’s heritage homes. John served on the City of Victoria’s […]

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement – January 23, 2013

February 2, 2013

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW It may be a new year but it is the same story this morning from […]

Consumer Price Index – January 25, 2013

February 1, 2013

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW Canadian consumer price inflation remained subdued in December with prices rising just 0.8 per cent, […]

How house prices depend on demographics

November 12, 2012

Jason Heath | Oct 30, 2012 12:12 PM ET | What’s going to happen to home prices in […]

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW

November 12, 2012

Canadian Building Permits – November 5, 2012 Canadian building permits fell 13.5 per cent in September following a […]

David Rosenberg’s 5 reasons Canada’s household debt panic is overblown

November 12, 2012

Pamela Heaven | Financial Post Oct 30, 2012 There’s a lot of horror stories circulating lately around the […]