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WESA Changes

The Government of British Columbia has been working over the past few years to overhaul succession planning legislation in an effort to modernize old laws.

The most recent Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA), which took effect March 31, 2014, presents some fairly significant changes to the former Wills Act.

What are the changes that come with WESA and how will these […]

By | 2017-10-30T16:58:04+00:00 11:40 pm|News and Updates, Wills|

Simpson Notaries is now open for business in Abbotsford!

Serving the Fraser Valley for the past 46 years from our Chilliwack location and more recently from our office in Hope, we are very excited to serve our clients in Abbotsford with a new location.

We are right off the highway at 112-1975 McCallum Road, next to the Wired Monk Coffee Bistro.

phone: 604 855-7228
fax: 604 855-7206
info@simpsonnotaries.com

As a new Abbotsford Notary Public, […]

By | 2017-10-30T16:58:05+00:00 2:35 am|News and Updates|

Simpson Notaries and the 10th annual November Night Hospice Gala

For the month of October Simpson Notaries donates 5% of all fees related to Wills, Powers of Attorney and Conveyancing to the Chilliwack Hospice Gala Grand Prize Bedroom Makeover.

Simpson Notaries encourages you to join the fun November 2nd for the 10th annual November Night Hospice Gala and Winter Wonderland. Tickets include a evening of fabulous food, entertainment and auctions.

See the […]

By | 2017-10-30T16:58:05+00:00 6:32 pm|News and Updates|

Trusted Tips – Your Source For Information

This is the Spring 2013 Edition – still has some great, relevant information in it!

Download a copy of the Trusted Tips Newsletter

By | 2013-09-26T19:06:37+00:00 6:46 pm|News and Updates|

How are Property Taxes adjusted when you buy a home?

Adjustment of Annual Property Taxes

Most homeowners are aware that Property tax bills are issued in May and are due on July 1st. Many people assume that since property taxes are due on July 1st that they are adjusted based on that due date (i.e. July 1st, 2013 – June 31st, 2014). This is not the case. Property taxes in British […]

By | 2013-02-21T17:01:46+00:00 5:05 pm|Conveyancing, News and Updates, Taxation|

1st Time Home Buyer – Cutting Through the Confusion

People often call our office asking if they qualify as a First Time Home Buyer. Simple question right? Not exactly.

Why are so many buyers, realtors and lenders confused by the definition of a 1st time homebuyer? The short answer is that there hasn’t been a consistent definition. The various bodies that make the rules, whether that be the Provincial Government, […]

By | 2013-02-21T17:01:55+00:00 9:26 pm|News and Updates|