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…with our user-friendly Closing Cost Calculator! There are many different fees and disbursements that go along with purchasing a new home in British Columbia  Our calculator makes it easy to find out how much your dream home is going to cost  Simply input the figures for your desired property and the calculator ...

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In the last six months, merely finding a home in Kelowna has become very difficult as more and more Buyers enter the area for jobs, lifestyle and retirement and once you have found your dream home what do you do next Due your "Due Diligence"; call your real estate lawyer to review you title and work through the ...

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Under the Strata Property Act, a Contingency Reserve Fund (CRF) is established to pay for extraordinary expenses, but under the Act, the amount in the CRF was established by a formula (which had NO relationship  to the age of the building!) Furthermore, the amount of contribution to the CRF was CAPPED, unless an ¾ vo...

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Unfortunately, and often due to a series of unfortunate events, some owners find themselves unable to afford their home and in some cases being forced to sell at a loss There are a number of different ways for this to occur: A Short Sale with Seller Bringing in Cash to Complete This type of transaction occurs w...

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When the province announced the new First Time New Home Buyers Rebate associated with the HST rebates, they tightened the definition of "First Time Home Buyer" (see my post here for more information on the rebates) This tighter definition indicates that the government is looking more closely at (ie; auditing) who is a ...

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