September 2021

Found 3 blog entries for September 2021.

Did You Factor In Closing Costs?It is not only the down payment that should be a concern for prospective Canadian homebuyers. Closing costs can come up to a not inconsiderable sum and may be as much as 4 percent of the selling price of a Canadian home. Those looking to buy a home need to account for the fees and expenses associated with closing on a home. In many instances, payment is required prior to closing.

Understand more about closing costs and the need to budget for specific fees before taking the steps to purchase a home.

For informational purposes only. Always consult with a licensed mortgage professional before proceeding with any real estate transaction.

Closing Costs: Deposit and Down Payment

Closing costs may vary depending on whether or not prospective

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Why Get Worked Up About Unpermitted WorkWhen investing in a home upgrade or adding on to the existing property, it might be tempting to defray costs by skipping the steps required to get a building permit. On the other hand, perhaps a home was purchased that has been revamped without a permit. It may not be obvious to a home inspector that unpermitted work exists prior to the purchase of a home, as some projects lie behind walls or other areas not easy to access or hard to observe. Read on to learn more about unpermitted work.

How to Spot Unpermitted Work

Regardless of when the project occurred or who performed it, the owner is held legally responsible, so how do they spot unpermitted work? Step one is to look at the home’s blueprints to see if changes have been made. Step two is to

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Kelowna Most Walkable Neighbourhoods

Known for its many wineries and beaches, the Kelowna community is a charming small city beloved by full-time residents and tourists alike. Kelowna's warm summers make it popular with people looking for outdoor recreation activities. Kelowna also has a wide selection of restaurants, shops, and other hotspots for residents to enjoy. And with the area's abundant winter activities, spending time outdoors is a year-round affair. As such an outdoorsy city, it's only natural that many of the best neighbourhoods in Kelowna are ideal for walkers. Continue reading to learn about the most walkable neighbourhoods in and around Kelowna.

Stroll Through Downtown Kelowna

Downtown Kelowna Amenities

  • Sapphire Nightclub
  • Kelowna Community Theatre
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