Blog by Brenda Russell

Fairfield Update

April 25th, 2009

Fairfield Artists Studio Tour - 8th Annual

Saturday and Sunday April 25th and 26th from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The tour and group show are FREE to the public.

47 artists featured on the tour.  Many of the participating artists will invite you into their private studios.  Click here to view the Fairfield map and locations.  Gala Opening is in the Garry Oak Room, 13335 Thurlow Road.  Other locat ...

165 Cook Street, Fairfield, Victoria, BC

April 23rd, 2009

I just finished uploading this 1 1/2 storey home for sale in Fairfield, 165 Cook Street, Victoria, BC

Fairfield location in Victoria, BC just steps from the ocean, Cook Street Village and Beacon Hill Park. This home is ideally located and allows you to walk and bike to everything. It is also perfect for a home based business (or a great space for the in-laws) with an amazing new detached STU ...

Real Estate Update

April 23rd, 2009

Royal LePage House Price Survey - First Quarter April 2009

CANADIAN REAL ESTATE MARKET RELATIVELY RESILIENT DURING FIRST QUARTER

Only modest house price declines despite predictions of double digit depreciation

Consistent with current economic trends, Canadian residential real estate prices declined during the first quarter, according to a quarterly House Price Survey released today by Royal L ...

Real Estate Update

April 18th, 2009

Oak Bay Real Estate Update for April 2009

I just updated the Market Update page on my website.  For more details and information about the Victoria area please read that page.

In Oak Bay, we had a total of 24 single family home sales for the month.  Year to date - 45. Condominiums in Oak Bay showed a total of 8 sales in March 2009 - 17 YTD.  There were no sales in the townhome category for ...

Victoria Real Estate

April 9th, 2009

Victoria Real Estate - Interior Designer Forum Part 3/3 - April 2009

Ivan Meade  is the Principal Designer of MEADE DESIGN GROUP which is located in a downtown Victoria, BC studio.  Ivan contacted me earlier asking for some assistance from a REALTOR® point of view.  He invited me to participate in a forum responding to some questions that might be helpful to a home owner or possible buyer/se ...

Victoria Real Estate

April 7th, 2009

2008 Royal LePage Award Ceremonies

Victoria's award winning Royal LePage Coast Capital REALTORS® attend the Annual award ceremonies in Vancouver, BC at the Pan Pacific Waterfront Hotel.  In this photo to my right is Cheryl Bejcar, she is the #1 Victoria Royal LePage agent and was awarded the 'National Chairmans Club' award for 2008 (Top 1% Nationally) as well as the Provincial 'Top 10 Team' ...

Video of Oak Bay and Gonzales Bay from the Air

April 6th, 2009

Video of Oak Bay and the Gonzales Bay Area from the air

 

This is a 30 second aerial video from my flying lesson on a CESNA 152.

The video starts over McNeil Bay located in the South Oak Bay area, continues over King George Terrace and then showing views of Gonzales Bay.  Gonzales Bay is a crescent shaped beach that is rarely crowded and a great spot for skimboarders.  It is Victoria's Mal ...

Video of Victoria's Inner Harbour from the Air

April 3rd, 2009

This is a 1 minute video from my first flying lesson on a CESNA 152.

I can still remember being five years old sitting beside my dad in his plane flying - loving it.  My dad passed away not long after that and I never had the chance to do it again with him but now after all these years I am back in the air and feeling him close to me.  Pretty joyous.  Stay tuned for further lesson and flight ...

Victoria Real Estate

April 2nd, 2009

Victoria Real Estate - Part 2/3 Interior Designer Forum April 2009.

Ivan Meade  is the Principal Designer of MEADE DESIGN GROUP which is located in a downtown Victoria, BC studio.  Ivan contacted me earlier asking for some assistance from a REALTOR® point of view.  He invited me to participate in a forum responding to some questions that might be helpful to a home owner or possible buyer/sel ...