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Illegal Suite owners charged in death of tenant

September 30th, 2020
Whether you own, plan to own or plan to sell a home with a suite, be aware of the legality of the secondary accommodation. Check with the local community government on how to ensure or make a suite, if not legal, at least safe for family or tenant use.  Not doing so can be very costly.  

The link below is a newspaper article about a fatality from a fire in a basement suite. 
 
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First-Time Home Buyer Incentive Launches in September

September 7th, 2020
In September, the federal government will launch the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive, an interest-free loan that doesn't require monthly payments. The incentive is intended to help reduce monthly mortgage payments without increasing the amount needed to save for a down payment.


How does it work?

Eligible homebuyers with the minimum down payment for an insured mortgage can apply to finance a p ...

110 16350 14TH AVENUE, South Surrey White Rock, BC

August 24th, 2020

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, 110 16350 14TH AVENUE, South Surrey White Rock, BC

Original owner. Built to energy efficient R2000 standards. Adult-oriented (19+) WEST WINDS quality townhomes, in Park-like setting, "salmon creek" landscaped ravine with pathways. Lovely gardens. The 2 Bedroom + den home has DOUBLE GARAGE, Living Room w/gas F/P leading to a PRIVATE - patio w/r ...

110 16350 14TH AVENUE, South Surrey White Rock, BC

August 24th, 2020

I just finished uploading this Townhouse for sale, 110 16350 14TH AVENUE, South Surrey White Rock, BC

Original owner. Built to energy efficient R2000 standards. Adult-oriented (19+) WEST WINDS quality townhomes, in Park-like setting, "salmon creek" landscaped ravine with pathways. Lovely gardens. The 2 Bedroom + den home has DOUBLE GARAGE, Living Room w/gas F/P leading to a PRIVATE - patio w/r ...

Delta wants cheaper alternatives to making secondary suites

July 20th, 2020

Sample Laneway House on 2011 Laneway tour.jpgThe current B.C. Building Code does not provide sufficient flexibility to allow existing suites to meet Code requirements without incurring significant reconstruction costs.

Delta wants to make it easier for homeowners to have secondary suites.

Among Delta's resolutions to the provincial government is to allow secondary suites in side-by-side multi-family buildings such as duplexes, townhouses ...

West Vancouver Homes With Suites - Mortgage Helpers For Sale

December 4th, 2019
There are 39 homes in West Vancouver with authorized and unauthorized secondary accommodations for use by extended families, in-laws, multi-generations, mortgage helpers, supplemental income or frequent visitors. They range in price from $1,599,000 to $2,698,000.

Legal suites are authorized by city officials and unauthorized suites are said to be illegal. In some jurisdictions, a suite can b ...

Vancouver West Homes With Suites - Mortgage Helpers For Sale

December 4th, 2019
There are 142 homes in Vancouver West with authorized and unauthorized secondary accommodations for use by extended families, in-laws, multi-generations, mortgage helpers, supplemental income or frequent visitors. They range in price from $1,638,000 to $19,980,000.

Legal suites are authorized by city officials and unauthorized suites are said to be illegal. In some jurisdictions, a suite can ...

Vancouver East Homes With Suites - Mortgage Helpers For Sale

December 4th, 2019
There are 246 homes in Vancouver East with authorized and unauthorized secondary accommodations for use by extended families, in-laws, multi-generations, mortgage helpers, supplemental income or frequent visitors. They range in price from $725,000 to $1,198,000.

Legal suites are authorized by city officials and unauthorized suites are said to be illegal. In some jurisdictions, a suite can be ...

Richmond Homes With Suites - Mortgage Helpers For Sale

December 4th, 2019
There are 112 homes in Richmond with authorized and unauthorized secondary accommodations for use by extended families, in-laws, multi-generations, mortgage helpers, supplemental income or frequent visitors. They range in price from $597,888 to $3,988,888.

Legal suites are authorized by city officials and unauthorized suites are said to be illegal. In some jurisdictions, a suite can be regis ...

Port Moody Homes With Suites - Mortgage Helpers For Sale

December 4th, 2019
There are 176 homes in Port Moody with authorized and unauthorized secondary accommodations for use by extended families, in-laws, multi-generations, mortgage helpers, supplemental income or frequent visitors. They range in price from $1,190,000 to $5,695,000.

Legal suites are authorized by city officials and unauthorized suites are said to be illegal. In some jurisdictions, a suite can be r ...

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