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Show Me The Money

Being in the business of building homes doesn’t really put us in a position to give you financial advice. However, building/renovating a homes is typically the biggest purchase you will ever make and most of us don’t have that kind of cash saved to pay it all

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Home Inspections – Talking with the Experts

Buying a home is an exciting time but it can also be stressful if you don’t know how to gauge the physical condition of a home. Recently we discussed what you need to know about buying a home and why it’s important to have an inspection. This

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2-5-10 Year Warranty

Did you know that British Columbia has the strongest and most effective new home warranty in Canada? True story! Anyone buying or building a new home in our province is protected by 2-5-10 home warranty insurance. Here is a breakdown of exactly what that means: 2 –

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Real Estate in Squamish – Talking with the experts

When we talk about what you need to know about buying a home, seeking out the right real estate agent has to be a top priority. This past week we sat down with Tara Hunter at MacDonald Realty to get her perspective as a Squamish real estate

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What to Consider Before Buying a Home

Buying a home can be a bit scary. It’s the biggest purchase most of us will ever make, yet it often happens in less time than it takes us to buy a new car. We don’t buy houses everyday so it’s understandable that we don’t know the

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Looking to Purchase a Home on International Soil?

Perhaps you’ve been transferred to work overseas or your exploring the idea of purchasing an international investment opportunity. As part of this process, you will carefully want to educate yourself on desirable locations where you believe people will want to live now and will continue to do

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CMHC’s Purchase Plus Improvements Program

We had a chance to catch up with Riverside Mortgage broker Paul Hudson yesterday who shared with us a program that is becoming very popular for first time home buyers who want some of the benefits that come with a new home while paying the price for a

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Top 10 Renovations for Best Resale Value

Did you know that a survey completed by the Royal Bank of Canada in 2011 shows that 55% of homeowners plan to renovate or make improvements in 2012. Furthermore, a CMHC survey conducted in 2011 shows 52% of owners renovated due to updating/adding value to their home in

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Buying a home? Have you thought of the purchasing costs?

Guest blogger, Kyle Green has some great tips on making sure you have thought about and planned for the purchasing costs of your next home purchase.  Enjoy the read, we sure did! It is important when you decide to buy a home that you have a full

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