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5 Tips for Buying Real Estate on Mid-Vancouver Island

Posted on May 17, 2024 in Information Videos

In today's fast-paced real estate market, competition is fierce and inventory is low. This is especially true on mid-Vancouver Island where people from all across Canada are discovering the beauty of Parksville/Qualicum and Nanaimo. Buyers need to be prepared and proactive to secure their dream homes. Here are some essential tips to help you naviga...

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Navigating Canada's Capital Gains Tax Change: What it Means for Real Estate

Posted on May 14, 2024 in Information Videos


In a move to increase tax revenues from the wealthiest Canadians, the federal government is proposing a change to capital gains taxation that could have significant implications for real estate transactions across the country. The proposed change would increase the capital gains inclusion rate from 50 percent to 67 percent for individuals with more...

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Canadian Federal Budget 2024: Housing and Real Estate Highlights

Posted on Apr 29, 2024 in Information Videos


On Tuesday, April 16th, the Canadian federal government revealed its highly anticipated 2024 budget, showcasing a robust array of new and ongoing initiatives designed to address the nation's housing challenges. With a particular emphasis on creating new housing options and enhancing affordability for both renters and prospective homeowners, the bud...

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How Can CHIP Reverse Mortage Help With Your Real Estate Goals?

Posted on Apr 22, 2024 in Information Videos


We have all heard about a CHIP Reverse Mortgage and how it can free up cash for people 55+. But did you know that you can also use a CHIP Reverse Mortgage to help with your real estate goals? 

A CHIP Reverse Mortgage can help you and your family in various ways. Are you looking to move closer to family in a more expensive market? Are you looking to...

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Thinking of Selling? FSBO vs REALTOR

Posted on Apr 12, 2024 in Information Videos

Are you considering selling your home and wondering whether to go the FSBO (For Sale By Owner) route or hire a real estate agent? It's a crucial decision that can significantly impact your selling experience and the final sale price of your home. Let's explore the key differences and statistics between FSBO and using a realtor to help you make an i...

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Update! Short-term Rental Accommodations Act vs Parksville

Posted on Mar 29, 2024 in Information Videos

❗️UPDATE❗️ 
The Province of British Columbia has finally provided some clarity on how the new Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act, coming into effect May 1, 2024, will be applied to strata title motels/hotels like those located along Resort Drive in Parksville. 

In an update on March 27, 2024: The Province has indicated that a strata title motel/hot...

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