Should we do a Pre-Sale Home Inspection?

February 27th, 2014
Great Question!!  If you are thinking of selling your home, you may want to consider a "pre-home inspection" prior to listing your home.  This inspection report will help you do two things:  1) find out and repair any defects in your home in advance, and 2) to be able to promote your home more confidently to potential Buyers.  Give me a call, if you would like to have my list of inspectors be ...

Great News on First Time Home Buyers Tax

February 27th, 2014
Great News out of Victoria this past week!!!!  The First Time Home Buyer's Tax Exemption Program (PTT) has been increased.  After February 19th, 2014, all first time home buyers will be EXEMPT from paying the transfer tax on home purchases up to $475,000 and an additional partial exemption up to $500,000 is also available.

Double Check Home Insurance Coverage

February 25th, 2014
Do you blindly sign your home insurance renewal policy? If you are one of these homeowners, I would highly recommend that you take a little time and do 2 things: 1) make sure that the coverage you need on your home is adequate, and 2) shop around and see if you can get better home insurance rates. It will take a bit of time, but will be well worth it.

Spectacular Olympics!!

February 25th, 2014
Spectacular Olympics!! thanks to all of the amazing athletes for giving us such a great and exciting show.

Go Team Canada Go !!!!!

February 12th, 2014
Go Team Canada Go!!!!!  Wishing all our tremendous athletes huge success at the 2014 Olympic Games.  

How can I check a Strata Corporation's history?

February 3rd, 2014
When making an offer to purchase a stratafied home, a prudent Buyer will request Strata Corporation documents in order to make an informed decision. There are several places to check items related to the history of the building or individual unit. Section 35 of the BC Strata Properties Act allows Buyers to access a broad list of documents including reports such as: repair and maintenance, eng ...