Month: February 2017

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What is a WETT Inspection?

Buying a House in Vancouver? Some people may want to perform a WETT inspection. What is a WETT inspection? WETT stands for Wood Energy Technology Transfer. The WETT inspection includes a very thorough inspection of wood burning appliances - typically fireplaces. What exactly is included in a WETT inspection? A WETT inspection is an inspection…

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Is this building rain-screened?

In Vancouver, if your building was built approximately between 1982 to 1999 it may have required rain-screening technology. This was the so called "leaky condo" era. First off, what is rain screening? You can’t really point to a rainscreen, because it isn’t a thing — it’s a system. Below is a visual clue on a…

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My Fav Mortgage Broker Explains The First Time HomeBuyer Government Downpayment

First time buyer downpayment by Mortgage Broker Niki Cuthbert Over the last couple of months we have seen considerable government intervention in the mortgage world. The BC provincial government has recently introduced a down payment assistance program with the goal of helping first time home buyers get into the housing market, while the federal government…

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