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Fantastic opportunity for high income business requiring white collar work! This well established Optical Store is one-of-a-kind. Excellent location and a nice interior with a good layout; there are well-defined spaces for dispensing, reception, the optical lab, and the fitting area. Owners want to retire after a long and successful run. Nicely equipped with newer machines and a long list of loyal customers...
OCEANVIEW Condo overlooking the Cordova Bay and Ridge Golf Courses, Mt Baker and Haro Strait! Spacious 2BD/2BA + Media Room + Office. This Concrete & Steel unit features 2047 sqft of luxury living, an abundance of natural light from large view windows + 2 balconies. Beautifully appointed custom, gourmet kitchen with stone counter tops & custom built-in Millwork with a wine cooler. Marble surrounded Gas FP i...
A well established restaurant in Chinatown. 3,700 sq.ft. with 170 seats and a banquet room to hold a private party. Location has a rich history as it was the first establishment in Victoria with a liquor license and was also a dance hall frequented by Navy sailors. With a Bar liquor license in place, you can open late and transform the space into a pub-style restaurant. Or, as no one is upstairs you can inst...
Open House Saturday Sep. 14. 2-4. Large, well maintained family home backing onto ALR/Blenkinsop Valley with a BONUS-two bedroom suite. You will love all the living space & flexibility offered in this home! Easy access to UVic, Airport/Ferries, grocery store, or downtown. Spacious rooms - open concept kitchen/family room and combo living room/dinning room with fireplace. 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths up, and...
Opportunity knocks!! A well established and turnkey franchise business in Hillside Mall - Hiro Japan. This Vancouver-based Sushi franchise is well known and one of the most popular in the area. Waiting for a franchisee who is energetic, has a business mind, and experience in making sushi. Opportunity for good income with a strong customer base, excellent support from the franchiser, and affordable franchise ...
A home with everything you've dreamed of, inside and out! Upon entering, you will be floored by the vaulted ceilings and mahogany floors (also found throughout the home) in the sunken living room with a fire place. With a huge family room with another fire place, kitchen with radiant heating, and dining room, you will have plenty of space to relax with the whole family. The ground floor also has a den and a b...
A beautiful west facing, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite at Encore at Bayview Place. Featuring 979 sqft of living space, this floorplan offers an open concept main living & dining area, 2 full bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms. The master suite has a walk-in closet & 4-piece ensuite bathroom. Be spoiled with luxurious amenities including an outdoor pool with heated cabanas, outdoor dining, fireside lounge & TV, and muc...
Great opportunity to own a Commercial property in vibrant James Bay. 3,474 sq. ft. lot with a building. Currently occupied by a grocery store and the rent is $5,445/month. Current tenants have been there for 12 years with lease in place for another 3 years plus 5 year option. Mixed C1-CR Zone. The grocery business is not included in the sale price.
2 bedroom, 2 bathroom + Large den(10*9), 1201 sq ft condo in beautiful Tuscany Village! Walk to UVIC & all amenities. Open concept living at its finest. Chef's kitchen with granite counters, ample storage, bar, and stainless steel appliances. Massive master bedroom features walk in closet and luxurious private ensuite. In suite laundry & a den that can be 3rd bedroom or office. West facing balcony overlooks p...
Well Established Hair Salon in Sooke Neighbourhood. This successful hair salon has a strong customer base. Well located in a very busy strip mall in downtown Sooke next to Nail Salon with ample parking. Don't miss this opportunity to own a hair salon in beautiful Sooke!!
Great location and nice atmosphere. Newer equipment and 3,000 sq. It has a group seating section and has a ample parking. Liquor license in place. Don't miss this opportunity to own a money making business.
A nice restaurant in an excellent area. 2,000 sq. Liquor License in place. Touchbase or call for more info.
Good Earth" Franchise Coffee Shop. If you are looking for a coffee shop that makes good money and enjoy working in, you've found it. Wonderful atmosphere with lots of windows and nice decorations. There's enough seating (45) to hold large gatherings or meetings - not many coffee shops have this kind of capacity. Shop serves tasteful baked goods along with a lunch menu. Newest kitchen equipment and applian...
Wonderful countryside acreage in the beautiful District of Metchosin. Just minutes of walking distance to the beach, Weir's Beach along the scenic west coast of Vancouver Island â€“ one of the most incredible coastlines in the world. Few houses up from the world famous Pearson College (International Baccalaureate). The bright house sits on top of the boulder over looks the surrounding woodlands and glimpse o...
Nice and cozy restaurant in Oak Bay. Well established for food operation, has liquor license. Perfect for the working couple. 17 seats inside, 8 outdoor tables. Great turn key operation. The business is booming and the couple wants to sell it before Summer comes because it'd get too busy for them. This restaurant will satisfy all of the needs of the self-employed person coffees, lunches, and breakfast. Don...
Great views of Victoria's world class Inner Harbor from the front entrance and just steps to float plane terminals. This is a very unique Commercial Strata Space Of Approx. 3,300 Sq.Ft. Located at street level on a busy tourist thoroughfare overlooking Inner Harbour. Building converted to Strata in 1975 W/1 Res. & 2 Comm. units. Has Heritage exterior & currently leased for restaurant use. Main Fl. Area boast...
Long established restaurant in this location. In the heart of the downtown core near all the offices, banks, theaters and all the new residential towers on the booming downtown area. 1,168 Sq., affordable rent of $2,146.20/month. It's located right by the Johnson St. Public Parking and it's City owned property. Commercial kitchen, Liquor license in place, and 2 bathrooms. Call for more info.
This is ell established and the oldest Butcher Shop in Victoria in China Town. 4 Generations have been working there. The current owners want to retire after 24 years of successful operation. They BBQ onsite pork, duck, and whole pig. They serve lunch and dinner...To Go mostly. It generates good money, and the rent is only $1,800. Excellent Lease in place. There is lots of room to grow. Bring your ide...
Seller motivated!! Well established convenience store at a Prime location!! It's located in busy commercial zone on adjacent residential area, so very popular with everyone living and working in the neighborhood. This store is Excellent and profitable with plenty of parking spaces. Bonus: Spacious floor(1,800 sq.) with kitchen, restroom, large storage equipped with cooling room. Easy to operate for one p...
Price reduced!! Well established Gift/Accessory Store in Sidney by Sea. The Dancing Orchid, it's fun to own and run the business. The one of the owners is retiring after 9 years of a successful operation. The store is being part of the Community is a bonus. It carries products that reflect the quality and style that customers appreciate. Lots of room to grow just like the Community. Please don't approa...
Excellent location and nice ambiance. It can fit any kind of eatery businesses. Affordable rent.
Final Phase of SAYWARD HILL is now under construction! THE PINNACLE is 46 Luxury OCEANVIEW Condos overlooking Cordova Bay and Ridge Golf Courses, Mt Baker and Haro Strait. One of Victoria's most premiere developments and some of the largest newly constructed homes on the market today with the quality assurance by renowned Jawl Dev. All the designer elements you can dream of . . . gourmet custom kitchens, high...Listed by Newport Realty - Sidney
Reduced Price. Bright and nice house in a desirable Colwood subdivision. This 3 bedroom 3 bath home is sure to impress with an open concept main floor featuring large living room with gas fireplace, beautiful wood floors, dining area, powder room, bright kitchen with stainless appliances, tiled back-splash, quartz countertops and a walk-in pantry. Upstairs you will find 3 good sized bedrooms including the ma...
Look no further for the best detached home in this price range! 2014 built 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, situated in Westhills. This upscale residence offers an open entertainment style plan, vaulted ceiling, modern kitchen with pantry, master bedroom with walk-in closet, and much more. The 2 floor layout is ideal for visiting guests or family separation with a large bedroom and 3 piece bath down as well as a full ...Listed by RE/MAX CAMOSUN
This 2014 Custom built home with a legal 2 bedroom suite by Excalibur Homes is sure to impress. Attention to quality and detail has not been overlooked in this 3073 Sq. home. Located at the end of a lane you arrive to this impressive home featuring a double garage and an exposed concrete driveway that allows for RV and additional parking. The main floor features beautiful scraped hardwood floors and modern ...
A beautiful West Coast style home in Broadmead. It welcomes you with a large foyer and captures you with soaring vaulted ceilings and banks of skylights. 3 patios leading into the private, south facing, landscaped gardens. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms up: Master bedroom has ensuite and private deck. Oak kitchen, formal Dining Room, Den, step down Living Room with a fire place. Living Room has vaulted ceili...
Just Listed! Prime downtown location with high pedestrian traffic from both tourists and locals. This 1300 sq ft space has been serving Victoria breakfast, lunch and great coffee for decades. Full caf set up with a large vented commercial oven and huge kitchen space. New owner can easily continue with the current concept or switch things up. Huge potential to open late nights serving Victoria's party crowd...Listed by Pemberton Holmes - Cloverdale
Stylish and luxurious contemporary home in Maplewood! Hand picked, high end finishing throughout! Bright open concept floor plan. Living, dining and a den(Murphy Bed) on the main level, with large, gourmet island kitchen featuring quartz countertops. Upstairs features a gorgeous master with walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom along with 2 additional large bedrooms. Lower level offers a 1 bedroom legal suit...
Brand new Quality built 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom plus large den/office home with 2-5-10 warranty is ideally located at the end of a no-thru road in the sought after Olympic Ridge community. Minutes from Royal Bay Secondary, Red Barn Market, walking trails along Latoria Creek Park, Olympic Golf Course, and public transit. Features include: main level entry, gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances, wine cooler a...Listed by RE/MAX CAMOSUN
Enjoy the convenience of a strata and the comfort of a detached home. This freestanding townhome was built in 2005 and offers 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms plus a private garage. Recently the countertops were upgraded to quartz as well as some tasteful dÃ©cor updates throughout. The open concept main floor spills out on to a private, fully fenced back yard. The complex allows pets and children but no rentals, it...Listed by Royal LePage Coast Capital - Oak Bay
$675 per square foot with ocean views! Exceptional value at Victoria's newest concrete development, the Encore by Bosa! Brand new 2 bed 2 bath 1,141 sq/ft condo perched in one of Victoria's premier neighbourhood, prestigious Bayview, a 20 acre master planned community. Excellent SOUTHERN exposure with a variety of views that encapsulate Victoria such as it's world famous inner harbour and the Olympic Mountain...Listed by FAIR REALTY
Open House Sun 24th 12-2. This beautiful and elegant home is offering 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, a double car garage, gas fireplace, sunny and private rear yard, gorgeous master suite with generous ensuite and a walk in closet. On the main, the soaring high ceiling creates great ambiance with large picture windows looking out over the rear yard with level access to the patio. Perfect for summer dining and year rou...
Open House Saturday 23rd. 2-4. Tuscany Village - Bright Corner Home with No one living below you!! Spacious Design & Gorgeous Finishing with Top of the Line Stainless Appliances, Real Wood floors, and Granite counters. Fantastic Location with Thrifty's, Starbucks, and more at your front door. UVIC & all levels of schools are walking distance.
This bright and quite 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom condo offers 2 PETS allowed, 2 PARKING SPOTS (secured, underground) - Too good to be true? Not in the least. Conveniently located close to shopping and major bus routes, this home boasts 9 ft ceilings, with wall to wall high grade laminate and tile flooring. Granite counter tops, stainless steel appliance and newer washer and dryer (IN SUITE LAUNDRY) make this ho...
Korean & Japanese food business in Victoria. Easy to run and makes excellent income. Lots of potential to grow even more. Owners want to retire after 8 years of successful operation. Sellers will train if a buyer has only one kind of food experience. Info package available upon request.
Well established Post Office with a dry clean drop-off service in a prime location with plenty of parking spaces. Affordable total rent of $1,344/month(Including NNN + GST) and excellent lease in place(Until April 2023 +5 Year option). Doesn't require an experience and training will be provided. Seller set up a well organized system, so it's a turn key operation for anybody with a little training. Ideal for ...
Across from the University of Victoria campus and close to beaches, schools and shopping (Tuscany Village with Thrifty's and Starbucks). Spacious, bright and quiet one bedroom located at the back of the building overlooking UVic's sand volleyball courts. Bus stop directly outside. New laminate flooring (in living and dining rooms) as well as paint in 2018. Large living and dining room, spacious bedroom with r...Listed by VREB Out Of Board Office
Consulting a REALTOR®
REALTORS® are members of The Canadian Real Estate Association who subscribe to a Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Practice. Members of the Victoria Real Estate Board are members of both the British Columbia and Canadian Real Estate Associations.The following is a list of services you can expect to receive from a REALTOR® when you buy a home:
- A REALTOR® will fully explain the details of your working relationship (called "agency") so that you are clear as to when a REALTOR® is working for you or for the seller.
- A REALTOR® has access to hundreds of current listings of homes for sale because of a co- operative system called the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®).
- A REALTOR® can provide you with a customized list of homes that best meet your needs -- size, style, features, location, proximity to schools, shopping, etc. - and then make arrangements for you to view those homes that appeal to you the most.
- A REALTOR® will help you determine how big a home you can afford. REALTORs® are familiar with the local lending market and can offer helpful advice.
- A REALTOR® has no emotional ties to any type or style of home and can be objective in pointing out the merits of one home over another.
- A REALTOR® will have information on zoning changes, taxes, utility costs and school and recreation services that could affect your decision to buy a home in a specific area.
- A REALTOR® will assist you in negotiating the terms of your purchase, which can be a nerve- wracking process for someone who is not experienced in negotiating.
- A REALTOR® will advise you of the legal process required in obtaining title and taking possession of your property; the costs associated with buying a home such as insurance, mortgage registration and legal fees will be explained in detail.
Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015
Selling Your Home - Why it Pays to Use a REALTOR®
Before selling your home, you will need a clear understanding of the legal issues and potential pitfalls. One wrong action could result in a lot of cost and frustration, which is why it is essential to have a REALTOR® working with you, as he or she will make the sale of your home a successful and satisfying experience.Greater exposure
REALTORS® use the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) to give your home maximum exposure. MLS® is a computer-based system that relays valuable information about your home to hundreds of REALTORS® and potential homebuyers.Setting a price
Setting a price for your home is an important but difficult process. Again, this is where the services of a REALTOR® prove invaluable. REALTORS® have the experience to help you understand how the market works and decide upon a realistic price that meets your goals. REALTORS® also pre-screen potential buyers to make sure only those who are serious and financially qualified view your home.
REALTORS® will also develop a marketing plan to help your property receive maximum exposure. This will likely include placing your home on the MLS® system and placing a "For Sale" sign on the front lawn. The plan will likely also include arranging open houses for other REALTORS® and potential buyers, and developing advertisements and feature sheets/mailers to market your home.
Once you have accepted an offer to buy your home, your REALTOR® will help ensure that all the proper paperwork is completed. He or she will also make sure that both parties meet the necessary conditions outlined in the agreement.Why working with a REALTOR® makes sense
When you work with a REALTOR® you will likely get a better price for your home than if you try to sell it yourself. Apart from the financial benefits, however, there is an extra measure of comfort and security that comes from having a REALTOR® on your side. Remember that REALTORS® are governed by a code of ethics and standards of business practice. They have also been trained and licensed under the provincial Real Estate Services Act to assist in transactions involving real property. When it comes to buying or selling property, using a REALTOR® just makes sense.
Source: Victoria Real Estate Board 2015
Claire feels fortunate to have called Victoria home for the past 20+ years. She moved here in 1994 and first ran the Mocambo coffee shop, meeting many new people and quickly becoming a part of the local community. After 10 years of successful operation, including winning the Times Colonist Best of the Island Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Coffee Shop and Best Barista in 2003 and 2004, she became a REALTOR® in 2004.
As a realtor, Claire’s kind manner, sincerity, and extensive experience in customer service has earned her the trust and appreciation of her many loyal clients. In addition, her accounting background allows her to help her customers understand their financials so that they can make educated decisions. Claire has extensive experience in both residential and commercial real estate and enjoys assisting her clients in finding businesses and homes that make sense to them. She has earned numerous MLS® awards and much of her business comes by way of referrals from her countless loyal customers. She measures her success as a REALTOR® not in dollar amounts, but in the genuine satisfaction of her clients.
Claire was born and raised in South Korea and has also lived in Ireland and the United States. She attended Western Oregon University and received a degree in business, graduating at the top her class. With her degree she worked as an accountant for two years. Since moving to Victoria, she has been actively involved in many community organizations. She is the founder of the Victoria Korean Canadian Women’s Association and has been its president since its inception in 2012. She was also the President of the Victoria Korean Society from 2007-2009 and a member of the Rotary Club of Saanich from 2001-2007. Her position as a leader in the Korean community has been an important part of her life and she enjoys helping new residents navigate a future for themselves and their families.
MLS® (Victoria Real Estate Board) Awards:
2017 – MLS® Silver Award
2016 – MLS® Gold Award
2015 – MLS® Gold Award
2013 – MLS® Silver Award
2012 – MLS® Silver Award & MLS Special Gold Award Winner
2011 – MLS® Silver Award
2010 – MLS® Bronze Award
2008 – MLS® Silver Award
2007 – MLS ® Silver Award
2006 – MLS ® Silver Award
2005 – MLS® Bronze Award