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Pemberton Holmes - Cloverdale
150 - 805 Cloverdale Ave
V8X 2S9

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505-1016 Inverness Rd Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $529,000

Like new. This bright top floor 2 bed, 2 bath condo in Shire complex has it all. Naturally lit living and dining, open concept, overlook protected Garry Oak Meadow, quiet side of the building, pet friendly & ensuite laundry. Kitchen fully loaded with quartz counters, island, S/S appliances, slow-close cabinetry and tons of storage. Outstanding location close to downtown, Mayfair shopping Centre, Thrifty Fo...

1971 Oak Bay Ave Price: $260,000

If you are looking for a coffee shop that makes good money and enjoy working in, you've found it. Good Earth" Franchise Coffee Shop. 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 applianc...

2897 Foul Bay Rd Price: $250,000

The well established Tomely Market has been the neighbourhood's to-go grocery store for 50 years. Fantastic lease, stable clientele and great location provide the owners profitable incomes. It offers great parking spaces and wide road access. It makes excellent income and also has lots of potential to grow. Please don't approach staff.

46a-1644 Hillside Ave Price: $198,000

Opportunity knocks!! There are 2 options to purchase this excellent business. A well established and turnkey franchise Japanese restaurant in Hillside Mall. 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 has experience in making sushi. It offers handsome income with a strong customer base, excel...

801 Vernon Ave Price: $398,000

One of the biggest and well established Chinese Seafood buffet restaurants in Victoria. 6,700 sq. ft, 300 seats, and ample parking. Busy with lots of tour companies group lunch and dinner from all over the world as well as local customers' group parties. Equipped with karaoke sound system, privates Banquet room & fully equipped with Chinese BBQ oven. Great opportunity to own a money making restaurant. Plea...

105-4420 Chatterton Way Price: $95,000

Established coffee shop located in office complexes on Chatterton Way 1347 sqft. Corner location. 40+ seats inside + 20+ outside on patio. Bright airy decor. Spacious layout with separate kitchen. This is a Monday to Friday daytime operation catering to offices workers, their clients, locals, Recently Walk in Clinic moved in right next door adding more value to the business. Only food outlet in complex. Ve...

Cls Price: $299,000

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...

548 Fisgard St Price: $250,000

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...

4034 Martha Cres Bed: 5 Bath: 3 Price: $898,000 PENDING

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 Laundry up and down (separate laun...

148 Superior St Price: $1,290,000

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.

2050 Townsend Rd Price: $59,000

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!!

1218 Wharf St Price: $1,398,000

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. Has Heritage exterior & currently leased for restaurant use. Main Fl. Area boasts spectacular 22 Ft. cei...

748 Johnson St Price: $130,000

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.

554 Fisgard St Price: $148,000

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...

290-2950 Douglas St Price: $99,000 PENDING

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...

2416 Beacon Ave Price: $98,000

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...

Cls Price: $79,000 PENDING

Excellent location and nice ambiance. It can fit any kind of eatery businesses. Affordable rent.

702-845 Yates St Bed: 1 Bath: 1 Price: $514,900 SOLD BY

This beautiful suite is the perfect place to call home, with almost 900 square feet of living space and South exposure on the seventh floor, you can enjoy all day light from your floor to ceiling, wall to wall windows and balcony! A large open concept living space greets you from your entryway, enjoy cooking and entertaining in your full sized kitchen and island opening up to the large living room and dining ...

Listed by Royal LePage Coast Capital - Oak Bay
1213 Crofton Terr Bed: 4 Bath: 3 Price: $990,000 SOLD

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...

501-5388 Hill Rise Terr Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $1,399,048 SOLD BY

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
3400 Resolution Way Bed: 3 Bath: 3 Price: $608,000 SOLD

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...

691 Bowen Rd Bed: 5 Bath: 4 Price: $638,000 SOLD

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 ...

1001 Boeing Close Bed: 3 Bath: 2 Price: $559,900 SOLD BY

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 ...

975 Royal Oak Dr Bed: 5 Bath: 3 Price: $998,000 SOLD

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...

Cls Cls Price: $74,999 SOLD BY

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
3922 Orchard Lane Bed: 4 Bath: 5 Price: $1,288,000 SOLD

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...

3552 Joy Close Bed: 3 Bath: 3 Price: $724,800 SOLD BY

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...

103-937 Skogstad Way Bed: 3 Bath: 3 Price: $519,900 SOLD BY

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 décor 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
303-70 Saghalie Rd Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Price: $769,900 SOLD BY

$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...


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

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