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The Year of the Rat

Published on Jan 24, 2020 in Uncategorised

Being part of other cultures in Vancouver is one of the best things about this city. We wish all of our friends a very happy Chinese New Year for 2020! Year of the Rat … what does that mean exactly? First of all – the Rat is the FIRST sign in the Chinese zodiac. It’s […]

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Bank of Canada Holds Interest Rate

Published on Dec 04, 2019 in Realtor Insight

The Bank of Canada announced today that it is keeping its key rate unchanged, noting that the global economy appears to be stabilizing with growth expected to edge higher in the coming years, although uncertainty relating to ongoing trade conflicts continues to be a risk. A resilient Canadian economy, with investment spending stronger than expected, has allowed […]

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Are You Eligible for the First Time Home Buyers Incentive?

Published on Oct 22, 2019 in Realtor Insight

Who is eligible for the First Time Home Buyers Incentive (FTHBI)? For the purposes of this program, first-time home buyers are not only people who have never owned a home before, but also homeowners who have gone through a divorce or breakdown of a common-law partnership, or those who have not lived in a home […]

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Fuck Cancer! …and win a free case of Okanagan Wine!

Published on Jun 26, 2019 in Special Events

** PLEASE DONATE HERE **   Hey Everyone, For those of you who know me, you know I’ve recently had a couple kids, and busy with work (of course), so naturally, my husband thought it would be a great time to sign us up for a 250 Km bike ride. To say this is intimidating […]

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How does the new shared equity mortgage plan effect you?

Published on Jun 20, 2019 in Realtor Insight

As of September 2nd, first time home buyers can benefit from a new shared-equity plan with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. How does the new shared equity mortgage plan effect you? First-Time Buyers: Government will advance an interest-free loan of up to five per cent on an existing home and up to 10 per […]

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Speculation & Vacancy Tax

Published on Mar 29, 2019 in Uncategorised

!! Speculation & Vacancy Tax: Friendly reminder that if you own a property in BC, you will need to complete a declaration by Monday, March 31, 2019, even if you won’t be required to pay the tax. To claim your exemption (by phone or online), you must register your property (one registration per person on […]

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