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Leo Spalteholz

COVID-19

Victoria's Unemployment Isn't As Bad As You Think

By Leo Spalteholz
Jul 26, 2020

The city lost a lot of jobs to COVID-19, but the rebound has been equally dramatic

COVID-19

What COVID-19 Has Done to the Job Market

Victoria has seen unemployment rise to Great Depression levels, and it's done so at a faster rate than Calgary and Edmonton

COVID-19

Renting Just Got A Whole Lot Easier in Victoria

By Leo Spalteholz
Apr 29, 2020

And it’s not because of the evictions ban

COVID-19

What COVID-19 Will Do To Real Estate

By Leo Spalteholz
Mar 16, 2020

As Victoria works to limit the carnage from the pandemic, here's a look at what we'll be piecing together when this is all over

Real Estate

The Capital Explains The Victoria Rental Crisis

By Leo Spalteholz
Jan 22, 2020

Vacancy rates are rock bottom and rents keep spiraling upwards, but that all might be changing soon

Real Estate

Here's How Unaffordable Victoria Really Is

By Leo Spalteholz
Nov 29, 2019

There are fewer Millennials owning homes in Victoria than even Toronto or Vancouver

Real Estate

Foreign Capital Blew Out Vancouver Real Estate. What’s It Done to Victoria?

Unlike the money-laundering-battered Lower Mainland, the forces that drove Victoria’s real estate into overdrive are much closer to home