IS A BOOK OF BUSINESS FAMILY PROPERTY?

Posted in: Real Estate- Nov 14, 2014 Comments Off on IS A BOOK OF BUSINESS FAMILY PROPERTY?

When married couples split up, they have to deal with how to divide their property (like a house or RRSPs bought during the marriage) and debts. Often, one spouse stays home and raises the children while the other builds up a business. The new B.C. law that came into effect in March, 2013 (the Family […]

SELLER WINS, HOUSE BUYER LOSES DEPOSIT

Posted in: Real Estate- Jul 09, 2014 Comments Off on SELLER WINS, HOUSE BUYER LOSES DEPOSIT

Buying a new house? You usually have to put up a hefty deposit to cinch the deal. This is partly to show your commitment to the deal and also to create a pool of funds for the seller to look to if you walk. (Sellers take note: this can be key if the buyer is […]

WHAT B.C.’s NEW WILLS LAW MEANS FOR YOU

Posted in: Wills and Estates- May 06, 2014 Comments Off on WHAT B.C.’s NEW WILLS LAW MEANS FOR YOU

There’s a sweeping new wills law in B.C. you should know about. Called the Wills, Estate and Succession Act (WESA), it came into effect on March 31, 2014. WESA overhauls many of the rules about wills and what can happen with your estate – some of the new rules could affect you. Let’s start with […]