White Rock Life - Real Estate Blog

Interest-Free Loans for First Time Home Buyers

(December 15, 2016, posted in Buying a Home)

Finally, some good housing news from the province of British Columbia! 

A new program, The BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership Program, announced today will match down payments that people have already saved.  The government says that they will soon start matching up to 5% of a home buyer’s down payment, to a maximum of $37,500, by way of an interest-free, payment-free, 25-year loan.

For exa... read more.

Sponsoring Nite of Hope™ in White Rock & South Surrey 

(November 16, 2016, posted in White Rock Life)

I am pleased to announce my sponsorship of the Nite of Hope™ White Rock and South Surrey and look forward to touring these incredible homes with my industry colleagues.

In 2006, an event called Nite of Hope presented its first Gala in White Rock/ South Surrey. After 7 very successful years and raising over $1.4 million dollars for The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation BC/Yukon Chapter the event too... read more.

REALTORS Care® Blanket Drive 2016

(November 14, 2016, posted in White Rock Life)

Way back in 1995, some caring REALTORS® in Vancouver observed the homeless situation in the city’s Eastside and said to themselves, we’ve got to do something. They put out an appeal to their colleagues for warm blankets and coats and collected enough donations to help 3,000 of Vancouver’s homeless in the downtown core.

That single act of kindness has blossomed into one of the largest annual collect... read more.

8 Important Things Buyers Forget to Check When Viewing a Home

(October 28, 2016, posted in Buying a Home)

Below are the most common things that we see buyers overlooking when viewing homes. Often these little things are a surprise after the home is purchased and they have moved in. Avoid making these same mistakes by reading the list and making sure to check for these on your next home tour.

#1. Sufficient Cell Phone Service

We’ve become so used to our mobile devices that we almost can’t imagine life wi... read more.

Quick Guide To The New Mortgage Rules

(October 21, 2016, posted in Real Estate News)

Our speciality is taking care of our clients while selling and buying houses. However, changes in the mortgage industry significantly affect the purchasing ability of those clients we work hard to help. That's why whenever we need help or clarification about financing, we turn to Lynn McLellan, a Mortgage Professional with Verico Network

Lynn has provided us with the following information: 

Mortgage... read more.