Fairway - the Victoria Realty Team Blog

     Cheri Crause, CPCA
real estate agent in Victoria, BC

Archives: 2010

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House Shopping at Christmas?

It was a lovely day for the drive. However, it took a little longer than I thought it would, as the roads curved around so much you couldn’t get up any speed. But once I found the property, it was beautiful and well worth all those curves and snaky turns. Two treed acres leading to ...

Posted by Administrator Tuesday Dec 07, 2010 21:54
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Wise words from my friend Harold Brown

Life Lessons I've learned that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I've learned that no matter how much I care, some people just don't care back. I've learned that just because someone doesn't love you the way you want ...

Posted by Administrator Monday Nov 29, 2010 18:36
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Snow in Victoria

I’m a prairie girl, born and raised, so snow doesn’t really scare me. And even though we seldom get it here in Victoria, when we do, I am always amazed at peoples’ reactions. Today was one of those days. Things shut down. We get a few cm of snow, some wind, and with it our four ...

Posted by Administrator Monday Nov 22, 2010 21:52
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Sirens Blaring

I set off a house alarm this week. Not once but twice….all within about 15 minutes. Two things the prospective buyers now know is that the alarm works and their realtor is technically challenged. It is quite intimidating to have those things go off and you wonder how long before the ...

Posted by Administrator Monday Nov 15, 2010 09:56
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Treasure Hunt

It started out as a routine trip. I went to put up a sold sign on one of my listings and congratulate the seller once more. She invited me in and we sat down and started to chat. Knowing a move was coming up, she had begun the task of sorting and packing. For her, this is a downsize move, so ...

Posted by Administrator Monday Nov 08, 2010 13:00
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A Home full of Memories

I sold a house that completes this coming week. What strikes me about this one is that the owners had the house built and lived there for 60 years. Yep, that’s right: 60 years… that’s longer than I’ve been on the planet. They moved in as a young couple with a baby. ...

Posted by Administrator Monday Nov 01, 2010 17:32
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Looking to buy in the Victoria Area from out of town?

If you have never owned property in the Victoria area and are planning on moving here, buying recreational property, or investment property locally, then there are some things you should know…. especially if you are from Alberta. Property transfer tax in BC is much higher than Alberta ...

Posted by Administrator Monday Oct 25, 2010 17:47
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Cheri Crause is a real estate agent in Victoria, BC. This is her blog. 

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