September 2015

Preparing for a Home Inspection:  Advice for Sellers

Posted on Sep 27, 2015


The majority of the home inspection preparation rests on the shoulders of the property seller.  No home is perfect and home inspectors will undoubtedly find things that need to be addressed during the inspection. You can, however, reduce the length of that laundry list by going through the house with your toolkit (or handyman) ahead of time.

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Fall Home Maintenance

Posted on Sep 25, 2015


Summer is officially over. The kids are back at school and our lives fall back into more of a routine again. This is the perfect time to take care of things around the house that can make a big difference for you and your home. The majority of the tasks listed on the attached checklist are generally within the ability of the average person. If, how...

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Property Transfer Tax

Posted on Sep 22, 2015

WHAT IS IT?

When buying a home in the province of BC, the buyer will automatically be responsible for paying the Property Transfer Tax. The tax amount is calculated on the fair market value of the home or property. This tax is different from the property tax. Property taxes are paid on an annual basis for services provided by local government.

HOW MU...

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Moving Tips for a Smooth Move

Posted on Sep 17, 2015

Moving is one of the more stressful times you will likely go through in your life. If you are feeling overwhelmed about the move, here are some tips that can make the whole process less stressful and more efficient.



1. PLAN AHEAD!

There are numerous online checklists available to plan and prepare your packing and moving process. You can select one th...

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Selling Your Vancouver Condo: An In-Depth Look

Posted on Sep 07, 2015

There are some distinct differences that come with selling a condo vs a house, especially in a hot market like Vancouver's. Here is a step by step guide on what you can expect while going through the process of selling your condo:



1. Decide When to Sell

  • Time of year - As with all types of property there are certain times throughout the year that lend...

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