Blog 2017-04-27T23:30:09+00:00

IMPORTANT TIME SENSITIVE INFORMATION FOR BUYERS & SELLERS!

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) has released guidelines for the mortgage industry that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018. What does this mean for buyers and sellers?  Recent previous changes meant insured borrowers (those putting less than 20% of the value

By | November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

First Time Homebuyerrs

Are you thinking about buying your first home? Not sure how it all works?  Don't know which neighbourhood is right for you?  If you answered yes to any of these questions and you are considering buying a home in the Cowichan Valley, you'll find the

By | February 9th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Captain “Kidd” Johannsen & his crew of Privateers pillage for a cause!

This Summer I became part of a group of dedicated individuals from right here in the Cowichan Valley who pulled together to form a troupe, or “crew” I guess you’d say, of fundraising “Privateers”.  Now, Privateers are not Pirates.  Privateers are authorized to loot and

By | October 29th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maybe some Good News on the Horizon?!?

We received some information from the British Columbia Real Estate Association - BCREA - which reviewed the recent Bank of Canada interest rate announcement: Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement - October 23, 2012The Bank of Canada once again opted to hold its target for the

Grant for Purchase of a Secondary or Recreational Residence

Did you know, if you are thinking of purchasing a new residential home for the purpose of using it as a secondary or recreational residence you may be eligible to receive a grant?    This grant will be equivalent to the amount of the PST portion of the