A List on Garages

A List on Garages

As families grow and the limits of space are reached in the home, the garage is no longer just a comfortable place to park the car in the winter… it becomes quite the multipurpose room (which is code for storage locker for stuff you don’t really use but...
5 of Vancouver’s Most Popular Winter Activities

5 of Vancouver’s Most Popular Winter Activities

Skiing & Snowboarding (Not Included) Do you live in or near Vancouver? Are you an outdoors lover, minus the whole skiing and snowboarding thing? Are you wondering how to spend your free time during the long, dreary winter months? Well, wonder no longer! The...
BC Budget 2016 | Improving Housing Affordability

BC Budget 2016 | Improving Housing Affordability

For Immediate Release: Backgrounder Feb 16, 2016. BC Balanced Budget 2016. New Measures Aim To Improve Housing Affordability Newly built homes priced up to $750,000 will be fully exempt from the property transfer tax when bought by Canadian citizens or permanent...
Understanding The Mind of a Lender

Understanding The Mind of a Lender

Have you ever been approved for a mortgage? More importantly, have you ever been declined? Do you know why you were approved or declined? Or maybe you are brand new to the whole mortgage process… regardless, happy to have you here! This is the introduction post...
What is Mortgage Default Insurance?

What is Mortgage Default Insurance?

Mortgage Insurance 101. As part of the home buying process, you will hear the term mortgage insurance used a lot, especially if you are applying for a mortgage with a downpayment less than 20% of the purchase price. In Canada there are currently 3 mortgage insurers:...