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Here are seven strata terms you should know

Posted on Apr 20, 2021 in Great Read

One third of BC residents live in a strata home, whether it’s a condo, townhouse, or multi-plex unit.
If you’re looking to own a strata home, make sure you’re familiar with related terminology. Here’s a guide to some of those terms.


In a strata development, the parts created for individual ownership are called “strata lots.” Informally, these l...

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Modest increase in Tri-City property assessments

Posted on Jan 04, 2021 in Great Read

The global pandemic didn’t cool the real estate market in the Tri-Cities last year, according to numbers released Monday by BC Assessment.
Detached homes in Coquitlam typically went up 6% while single-family houses in Port Coquitlam rose 8% and 6% in Port Moody.
In the villages, Belcarra and Anmore property owners saw a 1% uptick each as of July 1, 2...

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How to Keep Kids Entertained While You’re Socially Distancing

Posted on Apr 19, 2020 in Great Read

Cut Yourself Some Slack
Keep Two Activity Lists
Encourage a Pet Project
Keep a Pandemic Journal
Create Sidewalk (or Window) Art
Rearrange Regularly
Prevent Drama
Connect With Family History
Take Indoor Activities Outside
Upgrade Your Movie Night Experience
Go on a...

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Appeal Deadline for Property Assessments Extended!

Posted on Apr 04, 2020 in Great Read

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Property Assessment Appeal Board has extended the appeal deadline for property assessments to June 1.  

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3 Design Concepts That Feel Outdated in 2020

Posted on Feb 20, 2020 in Great Read

It's time to rethink these design myths. 
"Masculine" vs. "Feminine" Decor
That Certain Colors Don't "Go Together" 
That You Have to Pick a Style

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Very good article explaining the difference between tax assessment & market value

Posted on Jan 20, 2020 in Great Read

What the 2020 BC Real Estate Assessment Report is Telling You

BC Assessed Values Leave Homeowners, Buyers and Sellers with Question

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