This One Change in the 2014 B.C. Budget Could Save you $7500

2014 BC budget savings

The government of British Columbia has introduced changes to the Property Transfer Tax in today’s Budget. From the 2014 Budget press release: Many British Columbians buying their first home will pay less Property Transfer Tax, as the Province is increasing the threshold for the first time homebuyers program to $475,000 from $425,000, an exemption that can save […]

Following through on your New Years Resolution to make a will

time to get a will?

Was making a will one of your 2014 New Years’ Resolutions? By February, it’s easy to forget the promises you made to yourself early in the New Year. Or maybe it’s been on your resolution list for a few years now. You’re not alone —roughly half of British Columbians don’t have a will in place. […]

Why is having a Power of Attorney important?

From Chilliwack Progress – Ask An Expert section Many people, especially people with spouses, don’t really think they need a Power of Attorney. If one is unable to act on their own behalf, many assume that a spouse or family member can just step in and take care of legal and financial affairs such as […]