Does your Surrey home have a suite? Better read this.

November 25th, 2013
Surrey home owners have until February 1, 2014 to register a suite in their home or face a $1000 fine which will be added to their property taxes if the City becomes aware of their suite.

The penalty fee has been introduced to motivate the owners of properties that contain a secondary suite to register the secondary suite with the City (604 591-4181). which will assist in ensuring that all pr ...

When Is The Best Time To Sell?

November 12th, 2013
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3 - D Report

Pre-Sales - What You Need To Know

November 8th, 2013

Residential Pre-Sales

Developers can pre-sell condos and townhouses to be built within 2 years for a fixed price requiring deposits to be paid by buyers. If completion does not happen within 2 years the purchase contract is terminated and pre-sale buyers are entitled to get their deposit back.

The DISCLOSURE STATEMENT is available to the buyer prior to entering into a contract and explains ...

A Tree to Remember

November 8th, 2013
Courtesy of Chris Green, Barrister & Solicitor at GreenWay Legal Centre a Merchant Law Group LLP office.

I first noticed it when I began a daily commute along Highway #1 to my newly opened law firm in Langley, in 1995.Charlies Tree 2

It was a small, weather-beaten Canadian flag painted on a board, together with a small, wooden cross, both nailed to what looked like the tall stump of a large tree. Over the ...