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Why Laneway Homes are Popular in Victoria

Nowadays, the prices of single detached houses in Victoria are the highest ever recorded and is considered as Canada’s highest also. Victoria homes now have an average price of $1 million and up, and for many of the new searching home buyers and fresh graduates, such price doesn’t offer many options. And it’s not becoming easy for new families who are looking to buy their first house.

Because of the housing problems of Victoria, a rising answer to their problem comes in the form of laneway homes. Laneway houses in Victoria BC are detached homes, much smaller and normally situated where part of the lot serves as the garage. Since 2010, the permits for laneway homes have been increasing, which reached 357 last 2014.

Laneway houses have also been a popular option for many homeowners in Victoria, for the city was able to issue the same number of permits with …