Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Learn how heat pumps are an energy-efficient way of transferring heat in and out of a home. (3 minute read)
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
When you're looking to buy a home, it's important to understand the steps for getting a mortgage. (3 minute read)
Monday, August 28, 2023
Here's how to make your lawn and garden look good when the weather isn't. (2 minute read)
Monday, April 3, 2023
Having insurance coverage is vital. There’s a misconception among home owners that their existing policy will cover a suite. It doesn’t.
Friday, March 31, 2023
The federal government amended its foreign buyer ban regulations, allowing more flexibility. (3 minute read)
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
When you decide to buy a property, your Realtor will prepare what is known as an Offer to Purchase.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Follow these tips for a healthy lawn next summer! (2 minute read)
Friday, September 9, 2022
Sure signs that fall is coming are shorter days and the start of school. Fall also means it’s time to begin preparing our homes for oncoming cooler weather.
Monday, August 22, 2022
Your home reno can be less stressful if you plan wisely. Find out how! (3 minute read)
Monday, February 28, 2022
Spring is a time of renewal for both you and your home. As you emerge from your winter cocoon, you’ll want to start the spring repairs and updates your home requires.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Small living spaces are a reality for more and more homeowners. But small spaces don’t have to mean small dreams.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Buyers and sellers with signed contracts that are legally binding have many contractual obligations. Here are a few examples.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Two rare fraud attempts highlight protection for home owners.
Monday, March 22, 2021
Cannabis is regulated at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. Here’s a summary of how it’s dealt with in Greater Vancouver municipalities.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
If a home is more than 60 years old, home owners may refer to it as having character merit or as “heritage”, regardless of how well it has been preserved or how much it has been altered over the years.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
In a busy real estate market, homes are bought and sold at a faster pace than usual. This can create a sense of urgency that causes home prices to rise.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Natural disasters can strike at any time. Earthquakes, floods, and fires can spring up quickly and endanger homes and businesses. What can you do to prepare?
Friday, February 12, 2021
Whether you’re looking for your ‘forever’ home or already live there, adjusting its design will help make your life easier and safer.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Many local governments in Greater Vancouver have a bylaw or policy addressing tree removal, retention, pruning and damage on private property. This fact sheet is an overview.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Learn what changes are being made to give strata corporations the info needed to make informed decisions about their insurance needs.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
We're adapting our personal spaces to reduce our exposure to the coronavirus and to feel better. Some trends are now commonplace, but one may surprise you.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Two additions to the Strata Property Regulation will make life easier for strata corporations grappling with sky-high insurance premiums.
Friday, May 1, 2020
The Property Transfer Tax (PTT) is a land registration tax paid by a home buyer when a title is registered at the Land Title Survey Authority. Learn how much PTT you need to pay.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Strata owners in BC are facing insurance rate increases of between 50 and 300 per cent this year, according to the Condominium Home Owners Association of BC.
Friday, November 15, 2019
If you own, or are looking to buy, a pre-1990s home, and are planning a demolition or renovation, you’ll need to understand the risks of asbestos and the need to hire a qualified testing company.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Are you thinking of selling your home? Before your REALTOR® begins showing your home, you will want to make sure it’s in tip-top condition.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
If you’re planning to buy a strata property and you have furry or feathered friends, find out whether pets are allowed and if there are restrictions.