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 […]

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 […]

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