2012 Year in Review for the Victoria, B.C. Real Estate Market! January 2, 2013 by MarkoJuras 2012 was a difficult year in real estate! 2012 sales ended at 5,747 which was 5% down from 2011 and 29% down compared to 2009. At the same time inventory continued to increase and months of inventory approached 10, constituting a buyer’s market.