Housing

Housing

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There are a variety of housing options in Greater Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island. However, there is a very low vacancy rate for rental units and the cost of buying a home can be expensive. If you are interested in buying a home, housing prices vary depending on the area of town you chose to live in.  Prior to moving, research the different areas of Greater Victoria to see which area is the right fit for you.
 

Statistics

Single Family Home Benchmark Price (Sept 2017)
Greater Victoria $692,800
Victoria $802,000
Esquimalt $590,500
Langford $592,300
Sooke $478,000

Rental Vacancy Rate: 0.5%
Real estate statistics collected from Victoria Real Estate Board.

Resources

Canadian Forces Housing Agency (CFHA)
CFHA is the managing authority for the Department of National Defence (DND) housing portfolio. There are 709 housing units in eight different locations. All housing units are located within a 25 kilometer radius of Naden. Belmont Park is the largest housing location which is located in the West Shore approximately 8 kilometers from Naden.

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Brookfield Relocation Services
Brookfield is the relocation specialist for Canadian Forces members. On their website, there are a variety of tools and self-help guides to assist families during their move such as the smart move guide (tips, planning calendar, checklists and tips for moving with a family member with special needs) and other resources.

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