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  • Victoria
  • Sidney
  • Saanich Peninsula
    250-656-4626
In your neighbourhood...

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Affordable Housing – Attainable Housing

Posted by Jack Barker

Every week on the radio or in the newspaper, I hear our elected officials comment about the need for affordable housing in Greater Victoria. I consider that many comments regarding affordable housing does not explain clearly the definition of affordable housing...

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Home Upgrades? Don't Miss Out on Rebates!

Posted by Jack Barker

If you are contemplating home upgrades this year, don't miss out on the many government and utility rebates available to you. Insulate for a Livesmart BC Rebate: New this month from LiveSmart BC is an insulation and air sealing rebate program providing up to $1200 for wall insulation, $1000 for basement or crawlspace insulation...

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Renovating Your Home

Posted by Jack Barker

Will you require an Environmental Assessment? Work Safe BC and many municipalities in the region are requiring Environmental Assessments to be completed before issuing you a Building Permit. Emphasis is on awareness about asbestos, health and safety hazards but also includes all hazardous materials in the home...

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Strata Property Act Depreciation Report

Posted by Jack Barker

In 2011, the Provincial Government enacted significant changes to the Strata Property Act and in particular the Depreciation Report. In other provinces they are Capital Reserve Funds. After the announcement, the Strata Condominium Owner Association of BC held a number of public information meetings for Strata Owners...

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