Property Tax Due July 4, 2023

General Angela Calla 1 Jun

We hope this email finds you well. We are writing to remind you that the due date for your property tax payment is fast approaching and is due by July 4, 2023. It is crucial to submit the payment to the designated taxing authority by the due date.  Failing to meet the deadline may result […]

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Vancouver Consumer – May 20, 2023

General Angela Calla 29 May

We were recently invited to speak on the Vancouver Consumer at Global News CKNW 980 to discuss how you can get the best mortgage rate. Whether you are buying a new home, or have had the same mortgage for years! If you have 15 minutes, you can listen to the entire segment in the embedded […]

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Canadian CPI Inflation Ticked Up For The First Time In Nearly A Year

General Angela Calla 16 May

Canadian Inflation Rose More Than Expected in April, But Core Inflation Slowed There’s been an unexpected hiccup in the Bank of Canada’s ongoing battle against inflation. Year-over-year, price pressures escalated to 4.4% in April, an uptick from the previous month’s 4.3% and significantly exceeding the average economist’s prediction of 4.1%. This marks the first rise in overall […]

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Average rent is through the roof!

General Angela Calla 12 May

According to the Daily Hive average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment is $2541.00 So let me share this with you, did you know? That is a 500k mortgage these days? If you want to think about strata and taxes included then shop below that price and invest in yourself Parents of teens, does that […]

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Changes to Strata Property Regulation expand exemptions to 55+ bylaws

General Angela Calla 11 May

Changes to the Strata Property Regulation will ensure that people living in stratas with 55+ age restrictions will be able to stay in their homes even if their family structure changes. “Starting a family is a big decision and big change for many people, and that shouldn’t come with the risk of people losing their […]

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Your Gardening To-Do List!

General Angela Calla 5 May

If you are looking to have a garden that is the envy of the neighbourhood, May is a great time to get started on your gardening to-do list. I have put together some helpful tips and ideas for how to get started so your garden shines all summer long! Plant Annuals and Perennials: This is […]

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How to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

General Angela Calla 4 May

When it comes to homeownership, many of us dream of the day we will be mortgage-free. While most mortgages operate on a 25-year amortization schedule, there are some ways you can pay off your mortgage quicker! Review Your Payment Schedule: Taking a look at your payment schedule can be an easy way to start paying […]

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Economic Insights from Dr. Sherry Cooper

General Angela Calla 3 May

It has been just over a year since the Bank of Canada started hiking interest rates. While the economy has remained surprisingly resilient, the housing market has weakened sharply. The Bank has remained on the sidelines for the past two Governing Council announcement dates, and home sales have edged upward in very tight markets. There […]

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Is your credit score keeping you from owning a home?

General Angela Calla 28 Apr

Improving your credit score in Canada is definitely achievable. Remember the rule of 3. 3 credit lines, for 3 years, 30 percent below balance. Share this will someone who is about to turn 19, new to the country, or has had a bump in the road with divorce, job or health challenges. Here are some […]

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