First Time Homebuyer Question #1

October 25th, 2011
How can I easily save for my downpayment?   Generally the best way to save your downpayment is with an automated savings plan.  Set a budget for an amount that you can afford from each paycheque and you will watch your downpayment build quickly.  You may also consider looking at a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) or direct your automated savings to a Registered Reitrement Savings Plan (RRSP).  ...

TOP 10 First Time Homebuyer Questions - watch here!

October 25th, 2011
First time homebuyer?  Watch my Blog for answers to your Top 10 first time homebuyer questions. 

Steveston VIEW Condo - Open Sun Oct 30, 2-4 pm.

October 25th, 2011
VILLAS in STEVESTON - lovely 2 bedroom PLUS DEN. Spacious and room for... house sized furniture, a KING-SIZED bed, double sized shower, a bigger move around kitchen, and general a feeling of SPACE. Attractive laminate flooring, rain-screened building, maintenance includes in-floor hot water heating. Excellent location for nature trails & boardwalk to Village shopping. One dog or two cats perm ...

Drop, Cover, Hold on - Earthquake Drill

October 20th, 2011

Drop, cover and hold on—these three simple actions will help protect you if a large earthquake occurred in British Columbia. To promote earthquake awareness and emergency preparedness, the City of Richmond is encouraging all residents to participate in the ShakeOut BC earthquake drill on Thursday, October 20 at 10:20 a.m.

During the drill, hundreds of thousands of participants will simultane ...

Entrepreneur Startup made easy in Richmond

October 20th, 2011

Entrepreneurs looking to start and run a business in the City of Richmond can now do so quicker and easier with the help of BizPal, a free online tool that generates a customized list of permits and licences needed from all levels of government.

“BizPal is a user-friendly, web-based application that augments services we already offer to our business community,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie. “By ...

Walk to Steveston T/Home- Open Sun Oct 23, 2-4 pm

October 17th, 2011
OPEN Sun, Oct 23 2-4 pm. - $539,000 - #54-11651 Kingfisher Drive.   Renovated with style and sophistication!   Relax and enjoy your carefree life at this well maintained Westwind townhome complex.   MINT move in and unpack condition. Luxurious bathrooms, hardwood floors, w/b fireplace, new tile & counters in the kitchen & more.  Quality workmanship and gorgeous finishings.  3 bed, 1 full, ...

STEVESTON T/Home Open SAT, Oct 15, 2:30-4:30

October 14th, 2011
OPEN Sat. Oct 15, 2:30-4:30  pm. - $539,000 - #54-11651 Kingfisher Drive.   Renovate, No!! Move-in and Unpack, Yes!!!!Relax and enjoy your carefree life at this well maintained Westwind townhome complex.  This beautifully renovated, MINT condition home will delight you.  Quality workmanship and gorgeous finishings, Wow!   3 bed, 1 full, and 2 half baths in this spacious 1400 sqft layout. Su ...

Open Sunday Oct 16, 2-4 pm

October 14th, 2011

Open Sun Oct 16, 2-4 pm. Don't miss this lovingly maintained family home in this great McNair neighbourhood. Just a short walk to McNair Secondary and Walter Lee Elementary Schools. This spacious 2 level home has loads of updates for worry free ownership: NEW Roof 2002, NEW vinyl windows, NEW Kitchen 2003, NEW high efficency furnace, NEW exterior paint in 2007 and some new appliances. Just mo ...

NEW Small Appliance Recycle Depot

October 8th, 2011

NEW – Small Appliance Recycling Depot in Richmond! Ever wondered what to do with that old broken electric toothbrush, out-dated vacuum cleaner, tired toaster oven or microwave? A new recycling program called "Unplugged", launches on October 1, 2011 where these items and many others like them can now be diverted from landfills. This new program, managed by the Canadian Electrical Stewardship A ...