Check for Asbestos in Homes with age prior to 1990

January 30th, 2017
Can't wait to buy your Dream Home?  If you dream home has an age prior to 1990, it may contain Asbestos and you may want to consider an Asbestos test before purchasing.  Better to be safe than sorry:
  1. Before you begin a renovation or demolition on a home built before 1990, you must hire a qualified asbestos testing company or asbestos surveyor.
  2. If asbestos is discovered, WorkSafeBC requires ...

32 4800 TRIMARAN DRIVE, Richmond, BC

January 16th, 2017

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, 32 4800 TRIMARAN DRIVE, Richmond, BC

An unrivaled combination of Location & Luxury in "STEVESTON SOUTH"! Over $100,000. spent on a Top Quality Renovation! The gourmet kitchen is elegant and efficient, with custom shaker-style cabinetry, centre island and countertops finished with polished Quartz, large pantry, handset glass tile backsplash a ...

6 things to consider before Buying a Home!

January 16th, 2017

In the market for a new home but have no idea where to start? There are several decisions you should begin to make before you even start your home search. By asking yourself the right questions, you can quickly pinpoint what you want – and can afford – in your next home.

1. What's your budget? See how your finances stand up to the 28/36 rule, which lenders use to see what you can affor ...

32 4800 TRIMARAN DRIVE, Richmond, BC

January 5th, 2017

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, 32 4800 TRIMARAN DRIVE, Richmond, BC

An unrivaled combination of Location & Luxury in "STEVESTON SOUTH"! Over $100,000. spent on a Top Quality Renovation! The gourmet kitchen is elegant and efficient, with custom shaker-style cabinetry, centre island and countertops finished with polished Quartz, large pantry, handset glass tile backsplash a ...

Why is my 2016 Home Assessment so high?

January 5th, 2017
Each year, it is predictable that when the Tax Notices are mailed, my phones starts ringing.  Some common comments from clients about their BC Tax Assessments are:
 
  • ‘Why is my assessment so low?’
  • ‘Why is my assessment so high?’
  • ‘Will my annual taxes now change?’
  • ‘My list price is to low based on my assessment’ (odd we don’t hear the reverse of this one…..)
 
Remember that the Tax Noti ...