REAL ESTATE SEMINARS

Throughout the year, Rick lectures at popular free real estate seminars. His Victoria seminars are typically held at the University of Victoria for those without a Realtor®. The most popular topics include:


2019 Tax Assessment Tips & Traps

2019 Assessment Will your property taxes go up or down? If so, what do you need to do? Why do some owners ask for an assessment increase? Why do some ask for a decrease? How do buyers view tax assessed value when they make an offer? What is the difference between Tax Assessed Value, Appraised Value and Market Value? Why do some properties that are superior to yours have lower taxes? When you sell, will you be able to sell for more or less than assessed value? Should you defer property taxes? If you are wondering what you should do or not do about your new assessed value, this seminar is a ‘must-attend’ before the January 31 appeal deadline.

Tuesday January 8, 2019 (6:30pm-8:30pm)
   

Best Places to Buy on Vancouver Island

New and updated information for 2019! If you want to know which island communities have the best house, condo and townhouse prices, most sunshine hours, least rainfall, medical facilities and more, you’ll want to attend this free seminar. A great course for those thinking of selling their high-value Victoria property, moving to a less expensive area and putting the extra cash in the bank.

Saturday, January 19, 2019 (9:30am - 11:30am)
   

Real Estate Secrets for Adults 55+

New and Updated Information for 2018! This popular course has been updated with lots of new and important information for 55+ adults. So much about real estate buying and selling has changed: this course will reduce your stress and answer your questions. Topics include: What Are The Costs When You Sell? What Are The Costs When You Buy? Should You Buy First Or Sell First? How Does Tax Assessed Value Relate To Actual Market Value? The Top 10 Downsizing Tips, Which Properties Are The Best for 55+ Adults? and more...

Saturday, February 9, 2019 (9:30am - 2:30pm)
   

Condo Buying Secrets

New and Updated Information for 2019! Topics include: 5 Traps To Avoid When Buying New Construction, What The Warranty Does Not Cover, Which Repaired Buildings Will Probably Leak Again, 13 Big Mistakes Condo Buyers Can Make (& how to avoid them), Depreciation Reports: What To Look Out For, and Rick’s Picks: Victoria’s 18 Best Condos. A must-attend if you are thinking of buying a condominium or townhouse in the next 12 months.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 (9:30am -3:30pm)
   

 

 

 

 

FEATURED PROPERTIES

$295,000

View Royal

2 BED

1 BATH

$649,900

Victoria

2 BED

2 BATH

$399,900

Langford

2 BED

2 BATH

$389,900

Saanich West

2 BED

2 BATH