Blog by Brenda Russell

1 1028 Princess Avenue, Victoria, BC

July 30th, 2010

I just finished uploading this Condominium for sale, 1 1028 Princess Avenue, Victoria, BC

A high Photinia hedge welcomes you to this warm and inviting home that offers tradition, comfort and ease. When this 1914 Craftsman character house was converted into four strata homes in 1994 and the main floor suite benefited in a number of ways. The original early 20th Century birch floors, fabulou ...

Oak Bay Ocean Luxury Condo's

July 26th, 2010

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel Private Residences

The new Oak Bay Beach Hotel is destined to become an internationally acclaimed destination resort as well as the signature landmark its predecessor was.  When it reopens in late 2011 it will continue the eighty year legacy of attentive service, elegance, luxury and warm hospitality.  The Oak Bay Beach Hotel and Private Residences is aiming for ...

Oak Bay Ocean Luxury Condo's

July 25th, 2010

The Oak Bay Beach Hotel Private Residences

The new Oak Bay Beach Hotel is destined to become an internationally acclaimed destination resort as well as the signature landmark its predecessor was.  When it reopens in late 2011 it will continue the eighty year legacy of attentive service, elegance, luxury and warm hospitality.  The Oak Bay Beach Hotel and Private Residences is aiming ...

Victoria BC 2010 World Destination Award

July 18th, 2010

Victoria BC Canada is #24 In The Travelers' CHOICE 2010 Destinations


Top 25 Destinations in the World   1Monte-Carlo, Monaco - 2Heidelberg, Germany - 3Salzburg, Austria - 4Florence, Italy - 5Lucerne, Switzerland - 6Tokyo Prefecture, Japan - 7Venice, Italy - 8Siena, Italy - 9Rome, Italy - 10Hamburg, Germany - 11Sydney, Australia - 12Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 13San Francisco, California - ...

1737 Bank Street, Victoria, BC

July 8th, 2010

I just finished uploading this Fernwood House for sale, 1737 Bank Street, Victoria, BC

This is a renovated 1912 Character house on the 'Oak Bay border'. Whether you call it Arts and Crafts, Craftsman or Character this style of architecture is virtually a signature piece for anywhere along the West Coast but especially here in Victoria. Combine that with the convenience of being within walkin ...

Oak Bay Real Estate Update

July 4th, 2010

Oak Bay Historical Average Home Prices


This is a great graph showing Oak Bay home prices starting in the year of 1984 all the way to 2009.  A continuing incline up until 2008 and then dipps just a wee bit...

oakbayhistoricalhomeprices

Oak Bay has slowed down during June in the number of unit sales (total of fourteen) but keep in mind this happens just about every year (other than last year).  Attention Buyer's - I ...

Canada's Birthday

July 1st, 2010
Canada, a land of great natural beauty and beautiful, warm, welcoming people. On Canada Day, reach out to all your friends, family members and acquaintances and wish them a day filled with fun and laughter. Say Vive Le Canada!

Did you know that the name Canada derives from an Iroquoian word for "village," kanata, that French explorers heard used to refer to the area near present-day ...