Royal LePage Parksville – Qualicum Beach Realty, 314 East Island Highway, Parksville, B.C. V9H 2H1Toll Free: 888 • 954 • 4433joanne@joanneferreiro.com
Contact info
Royal LePage Parksville – Qualicum Beach Realty, 314 East Island Highway, Parksville, B.C. V9H 2H1Toll Free: 888 • 954 • 4433joanne@joanneferreiro.com

Category archive: Financial

Interest rates impact the housing market in many ways, one of which is that low interest rates encourage people to invest in mortgages by buying homes. While interest rates are low, or before anticipated increases in rates, housing purchases are likely to increase and that bodes well for the continuation of a strong market in…

Each year we receive a tax assessment that impacts our annual property tax bill. Some clients have asked me how this evaluation is determined and others are intent on appealing the amount. All in all I believe the government does an honest job of these assessments (they’ve called me from time to time to get…

Defer Your Property Taxes?

Deferring your property taxes – if you’re eligible – can be a smart way to get equity out of your home. Interest rates are simple (not compounded) and generally reasonable but the program does require a lien on your title which may impact your ability to acquire a mortgage. There are some rules, for starters…

First Time Home Buyers' Program

If you’re buying a home in British Columbia that will be your principal residence and you haven’t held an interest in a principle residence anywhere in the world before now, you may be eligible for the BC Government First Time Home Buyers Program. Restrictions relative to the length of your residency in BC apply, as…

Menu