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BC Speculation Tax

On February 20th, 2018 the government of British Columbia announced it's intention to introduce a new real estate speculation tax on residential property in British Columbia. 

Manufactured Homes and Silver CSA Labels

Did you know that Manufactured Homes in here in British Columbia have a different electrical certification process than single family homes?  These differences can seriously impact your ability to sell a Manufactured Home if you have made changes or additions to your electrical systems.  In this article we discuss the Silver CSA and BCSA labels that you'll need in order to sell or buy a manufactured home.

8 Reasons Why Your Home May Not Have Sold

Properly marketing a home and effectivly exposing it to the market is a complicated affair.  Unfortunately, some houses take a lot longer to sell than others.  If you find yourself in this situation, don't be discuraged!  This article covers 8 simple reasons you home might not be catching the attention of the right buyer.

What Buyers Need to Know About Insurance

Insurance plays an important part in your ability to get financing.  This article will help you understand why making an offer subject to obtaining insurance information is smart.  Also, what some of the common insurability problem items to look for are when purchasing.

A Buyer's Guide to Home Inspections

A home inspection is a visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house—from roof to foundation. Your inspection should be performed by an inspector who operates according to the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of The Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (www.cahpi.bc.ca).

What You'll Need for a Mortgage

Obtaining a mortgage is a complicated affair.  This documents will help you come to the party prepared when you meet with your lender, or mortage broker.  

Multiple Offers What you Need to Know!

The Victoria market area has really heated up in these past months.  Properties are selling quickly and often above list price.  In hot markets, it is common for many buyers to take interest in the same property.  The result is multiple or competing offers written and presented to the seller.

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