Features

Forget Stereotypes. You Can Afford Real Estate

Posted by Flavia Zancope in Features

Last week, Hasbro launched Monopoly for Millennials. It’s an updated version of the classic game, complete with a dismissive tagline: “Forget real estate. You can’t afford it anyway.” Despite its patronizing tone, Hasbro isn’t far from the truth. Housing prices are higher than ever, particularly…

Does a Million Dollars Make You Rich?

Posted by Flavia Zancope in Features

The other day, I heard a famous song on the radio. You know the one. It goes like this: “If I had a million dollars, I’d be rich.” I’ve heard this song dozens of times, but that day I found myself thinking about the lyrics,…

Why You Need a Will

Posted by Flavia Zancope in Features

If you have assets in BC—a car, condo, bank account, vacation property—or have children under the age of 19, we recommend that you prepare a Will with a legal professional in the province. Guardianship of Your Minor Children When you create a Will, you can…

Notary or Lawyer for Real Estate Transactions

Posted by Flavia Zancope in Features

A stack of documents accompanies every real estate transaction—buying, selling or refinancing. When it’s time to read and sign that paperwork, a legal professional can help you understand the details. But should you hire a notary or lawyer? Let’s look at a few similarities and…