Selling and Buying Advice

Property tax in bc and more

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in Selling and Buying Advice

Few things are guaranteed in life and taxes is one of them. Local, provincial or federal governments always seem to find a way to tax more. Recent elections promises, not in any party official party's platforms, was property taxes. Three major discussion during fall election were about taxing speculators who sell a home less than a year after purch...

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SPRING home maintenance checklist

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 in Selling and Buying Advice

As winter ends, give your home a complete physical—inside and out—to ready it for those warm-weather months ahead. With the days lengthening and weather warming, spring is a good time to get outdoors and tackle some larger home projects. With the threat of winter storms past, you can look for damage and make any needed repairs, as well as prep your...

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Vancouver OIl Tanks - what you need to know

Posted on Aug 16, 2020 in Selling and Buying Advice

Introduction to Vancouver Homes and Oil Tanks

Until the 1960s, many Vancouver homes used oil-burning furnaces, with the oil stored in either an above-ground storage tank or an underground storage tank (UST) buried in the yard. These would be periodically filled by tanker trucks.

Vancouver Oil Tanks
As the residents began making the switch to alternative heating sources...

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