Emergency Preparedness Workshops Richmond

February 26th, 2016
Are you ready? The City of Richmond is hosting Emergency Preparedness workshops at several of our local Community Centers. These workshops will teach you about the risks, how to make an emergency plan and what to do in an emergency or disaster.  For more info: http://www.richmond.ca/newsevents/city/emergencypreparedness23feb2016.htm?CID=E01

The Shred Event for U15 Richmond Girls Soccer

February 26th, 2016
Shred it and Recycle it all on March 5th! This is an awesome Fundraising Event and will help you de-clutter all at the same time. Bring and Shred all your old documents for the U15 Richmond Girls Soccer Team on Saturday March 5th, from 10-2 pm, in the West Richmond Rec Center Parking Lot at No. 1 and Francis. They can shred CD's, full binders, photos, credit cards and more. No need to remove ...

Feb 16, News, BC Budget - First Time Buyers

February 16th, 2016

The BC Minister of Finance has announced several changes to the Property Transfer Tax program, effective February 16, 2016, which include:
--a property transfer tax exemption for Canadian citizens and permanent residents who purchase newly-built homes, condos and townhouses under $750,000. Purchasers must live in the property for at least one year. This is a potential savings in closing cost ...

New Life for Old Vancouver Cop Shop

February 11th, 2016
New life for the old Vancouver Police Station on Main Street as the City of Vancouver has designated this 100,000 square foot site as a Tech Hub. Their goal is to bring in digital start up companies, clean-tech companies, non-profit organizations and micro-enterprises under one roof.

Bidding Wars and Home Inspections

February 10th, 2016
Should you enter into a bidding war on a property without a home inspection? It is easy for buyers to put themselves and their investment at risk by doing whatever they can to stay competitive in bidding wars. However, a home inspection can help you understand potential future expenditures and any immediate issues in the home. A home inspection may save you some financial losses in the future ...

Vancouver Airport looking to expand

February 9th, 2016
Vancouver Airport Authority are requesting Board approval for a $400 million terminal expansion project that would add 10 gates and process 25 million passengers by 2020 to YVR. They are also looking into new options for expanding beyond 2020, that could cost more than $1 billion and add another 20 gates. Most of this financing will come from the Airport Improvement Fee, as well as general re ...

Don't let the Real Estate News headlines scare you!

February 4th, 2016
Don't let the Real Estate News headlines scare you! If you are thinking of making a move, do your research and don’t let fear drive your decision making. Whether you are looking to buy your first home, move up to a more suitable home, or sell your home to downsize… you can’t control the market! The market will be the market, all you can do is focus on what you can control, and that is ‘you’ a ...