Finding a general contractor in Victoria can be hard. The construction industry is booming, prices are rising, and it seems like all the good contractors are either booking jobs a year out or charging a small fortune for basic services. Experienced, professional contractors can be found though, and a great general contractor can be your most important asset when it comes to remodeling your home.
As you probably know, not every contractor will suit your particular job, so here’s a few tips to help you get started: Continue reading →
Canada continues to gain international recognition year after year as one of the best countries to live in, for the past two years placing second in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual world ranking survey. Highly regarded in the international community as a country full of friendly people and natural beauty, Canada is second to only Switzerland as the overall best country to live in. Continue reading →
British Columbia is in the midst of the worst wildfire season the province has ever seen, with 616 fires over .01 hectares being tracked on the unofficial list kept by the province this summer. Most of those are no longer active, but the loss of forest, supplies, and disruption caused by the fires have led to the inevitable: a spike in the cost of building supplies. Continue reading →
Victoria: No Longer Just a Place for the “Newlywed and the Nearly Dead”
Speak to any local resident of our beautiful island, and you’ll hear one recurring theme: Victoria is the best place to live in the world. With a faint remnant of colonial British culture and a plethora of modern influences from around the world, the capital city of beautiful British Columbia is a unique island paradise that continues to draw people from around the world. Continue reading →
Victoria is one of the most beautiful cities in Canada. Our rich history, temperate climate, and stunning Great Bear Rainforest draw people both young and old to our island, and for many, finding a place to live can be a struggle.
With that being said, here are a few tips to give you an edge on the competition and make the process of finding the perfect home as smooth as possible. Continue reading →