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If you’re currently living somewhere else in Canada or British Columbia, you’ve probably at some point in your life considered moving to Victoria. As it so happens, now might be a great time to do so. Here are a few factors that make Victoria such a great place to buy a house.

 


1. Limited Supply, Increasing Demand

View of Victoria from the Air


Unlike most cities on the mainland, Victoria is surrounded by ocean on all sides and flanked by mountain ranges to the North. This means urban sprawl can’t go on forever—there’s a natural barrier preventing the city’s footprint from expanding indefinitely. At the present time, the Greater Victoria region has essentially reached critical land-mass. Apart from a few new subdivisions going up in...

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There are plenty of good reasons why someone might decide to move to Victoria, BC. Often it’s the simple desire to enjoy the benefits that come along with living in the city of Victoria, which offers a quality of life that’s hard to match anywhere else in the world.


It begins with the most basic of comfort issues: climate. The Greater Victoria area enjoys, in most people’s opinions, the best climate in Canada. According to the Köppen climate classification, Victoria rests at the northernmost limits of the cool, dry-summer subtropical zone (Csb), and enjoys a Mediterranean-like climate because of its unusually dry summers. The Victoria Gonzales weather station reports daily temperatures reaching over 30 °C on average...

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