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Identifying & Repairing Wet Basements Tag: buying a home

As the winter months in Victoria roll in with their steady rainfall, basement leaks begin to rear their ugly heads. Learn to spot the signs of wet basements as a home buyer, and what you can do as a home seller to keep wet basements from bringing down your selling price.

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Fractional Ownership vs. Timesharing in BC Tag: buying a home

Fractional ownership is a form of property ownership where several parties can divide the use and cost of a piece of real estate among them, usually for vacation purposes. Instead of buying a second home outright, you can own ¼, ⅛, or even 1/10 of a property.

Not too long ago, timeshares were the most common way to purchase time in a vacation home, but fractional real estate is gaining popularity around the world as an alternative option that provides stability and extra value.

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Conveyancing in BC Tag: buying a home

As the process of legally transferring either a property title, mortgage, or lien from one person to another, conveyancing is a necessary stage in every real estate transaction, whether you are buying or selling a property. Learn what you might encounter in the conveyancing process in BC, and help ensure a smooth real estate transaction when buying or selling your home.

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