January 19, 2021
Jan 18.2021. East Saanich BC. Single Family Home Real Estate Stats

Search Criteria: Single Family Home. List price 800,000 - 1,100,000 CAD. Sales vs Active Listings. East Saanich. I take a quick look at the market for single family homes on Jan 18th in East Saanich within a certain price range. Only 14 active listings fit that criteria! My thoughts on prices and hopes for the […]

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November 17, 2020
Why is downtown Victoria so expensive?

PART ONE: I often get asked about why real estate prices are so high in Victoria relative to an average middle class income.  This is a very difficult question to answer in one conversation.  However, if we look at neighborhoods in Victoria that have high density demographics (ppl living closes together) we start to discover […]

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November 6, 2020
Victoria BC Real Estate Market Oct 2020 stats review by bradstokes.ca MBA. RI.

On first glance the Victoria BC Real Estate Market looks incredibly hot over the past month of October 2020. However, I took a closer look at the 3 major economic products in the market; Single Family Homes, Condos and Townhouses. The stats of the past month can show us how the story for each type […]

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October 6, 2020
October 1st. Victoria Real Estate Sales Stats Summary

I take a brief look at the posted Victoria Real Estate Stats on October 1st. 2020 by VREB. https://www.vreb.org/current-statistics#gsc.tab=0 Hopefully I can showcase how it is important to narrow your focus to find relevant market data specific to your home of interest. While single family homes for example are in high demand, we must question […]

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September 18, 2020
USE USER PERSONAS

SUPERUS nails the need for using user personas. The company SUPERUS can teach us the importance of using USER PERSONAS in real estate development and other areas of business and investing. If you are buying or selling a home, always ask yourself (in my opinion) who would buy this house in the future and why.

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August 20, 2020
Downtown Victoria 1bed Condo's potential yield and ROI.

What do 1bed condos in Victoria downtown rent for? What will they potentially be worth in 10 years? How much do buyers need to put down as a deposit in order to make a positive monthly yield? Some of my thoughts and guesses in the video that I hope are useful. Pls reach out if […]

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Brad Stokes-Bennett

Real Estate Agent & Developer, MBA. RI.

Brad provides over 12 years experience in real estate finance, markets and development. Bradley has been a general partner and developer on two of the largest residential strata developments ever built in the downtown Victoria core.

Brad also enjoyed a career in private investment advice, most recently as an Investment Advisor for TD Wealth Private Investment Advice, with experience helping clients secure their financial futures with stocks, bonds, mutual funds, REIT’s, MIC’s and alternative investments.
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