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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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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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Vancouver Real Estate & Politics

Election time; Foreign Tax, Vacant Tax, Property Transfer Tax, Property Taxes up 40%, Tax, Tax, Tax.... The last 365 days in Vancouver Real Estate has seen quite some changes. This "crisis" as the politicians like to call has lead them to tax the heck out of Real Estate to "protect" the citizens. Really? Taxing Real…

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