Blog by Brenda Russell

Oak Bay Update

March 13th, 2011

Oak Bay's Zebra Group Wins 2010 CARE Award

Oak Bay Home Renovation By Zebra Design

CHBA National SAM AWARDS announced their 2010 winner for best renovation over $500,000.  Congratulations Zebra Group!  A 1908 home was picked up and moved about thirty-five feet, lifted up onto a new foundation and stripped to the studs for a complete rebuild, with attention to the minutest detail and superb craftsmanship throughout.  Many ...

Victoria and Mainland Chinese

March 11th, 2011

Will Mainland Chinese Buyers Start to Focus on Victoria?


James McNaught, President of PacWest International, sent this information to me today which I thought was very interesting and I wanted to share this with you. 

Why have the Chinese been focusing on Vancouver?   There’s no one easy answer, but one of the main drivers is that is has a large Chinese population with all the a ...

Oak Bay Update

March 8th, 2011

Oak Bay Market Update - February 2011


The snow didn't seem to slow down the activity this year in Victoria.  Of course, that said, I should remind you that snow in Victoria only lasts a few days to a week.  Currently in Oak Bay there are forty-eight active homes for sale on the MLS®.  Four in the Estevan area, four in Gonzales, four in the Henderson area, seven in North Oak Bay, twen ...

803 1420 Beach Drive, Oak Bay Victoria, BC

March 2nd, 2011

I just sold this Oak Bay Condo at 803 1420 Beach Drive, Victoria, BC.

View this recently sold Condo or see all my home sales.

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