WHY AND WHEN TITLE INSURANCE?

Posted in: Real Estate- May 05, 2014 Comments Off on WHY AND WHEN TITLE INSURANCE?

If you’re buying a new home or recreational cabin in B.C., you might wonder if you should get title insurance. What protection do you get if you shell out the one-time premium for this? Title insurance started as a fix for problems with old-England style land transfer systems in some U.S states. It insures buyers […]

CONDO BUYERS! HELP FOR DELAYS & OTHER PROBLEMS

Posted in: Real Estate- Mar 07, 2014 Comments Off on CONDO BUYERS! HELP FOR DELAYS & OTHER PROBLEMS

Interested in buying a condo? For some attractive-looking condo projects, buyers often sign a purchase contract for a unit well before construction starts. It’s not uncommon, however, for the development to be delayed and for the building not to be ready on the expected date. The purchase contract may anticipate this happening and allow the […]

BUYERS – IF IN DOUBT, GET AN INSPECTION

Posted in: Real Estate- Dec 04, 2013 Comments Off on BUYERS – IF IN DOUBT, GET AN INSPECTION

Moisture, mildew and mould? Not what you want when buying a home. Say you’ve found a home that’s in a good location and on a sizable property. It looks in reasonable shape. To be safe, you think you should get an inspection done. But your agent, who also listed the home for the sellers, talks […]