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 […]

Simpson Notaries is now open for business in Abbotsford!

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”2_3″ last=”no”]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. Our new address is: 310-2539 Montrose Ave, Abbotsford, BC phone: 604 855-7228 fax: 604 855-7206 info@simpsonnotaries.com […]

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 […]

How are Property Taxes adjusted when you buy a home?

Conveyancing - Property Tax - Simpson Notaries Chilliwack

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 […]

1st Time Home Buyer – Cutting Through the Confusion

Chilliwack Notary Conveyancing First Time Home Buyer

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, […]