HMCF.CA is pleased to endorse the introduction of a new down payment assistance program from the BC government called the “BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership Program”. It will enable first time home buyers to obtain down payment funds from the BC government to assist with the purchase of their first home. Specifically, under [...]
It's official. The City of Kelowna will no longer get excited about your illegal... I mean NON-CONFORMING basement suite. An excerpt from Kelowna.ca about the significant changes: "A secondary suite is a dwelling unit contained within a single family house, that has a kitchen, bathroom, living area and its own off-street parking stall. Recent [...]
Yesterday, Tesla introduced an incredible update to their product line: Powerwall 2 and Solar Roof Tiles! Elon claims for the long term that these durable glass tiles will outlast conventional roofing systems, while providing electricity to power your home. We have yet to see numbers showing the output of these bad boys, but logically one [...]
If you are looking to upgrade your lighting to something more energy efficient, do it before May 1st! Fortis BC is offering instant rebates at select merchants. More details can be found here. Personally, I find Costco makes the process pretty easy, and always stocks good quality products!
Looking forward to this! On March 15 2016 89% of Starbucks nationwide will offer mobile order and pay - prior to arriving at the famous barista. So in one week’s time, you’ll soon be able to order ahead from your iPhone and bypass lines at your local Starbucks. If you haven’t been using this already [...]
Today I decided to grab lunch at Costco's food court (why the heck not; $6 chicken fingers with too many fries for anybodies good). I did what any typical costco "member" does: Walk down the aisles, look at the great products priced reasonably and justify a large purchase for next visit! Then, I stumbled [...]
Special thank you to Richard Rasmussen for the awesome subway tile splash! And Jason Brun @ J Brun Cabinetry for the Cabinets and Counter!!!
Here is what we know. 1. There are no changes to the first time home buyer exemption limits; 2. All buyers (whether first time buyers or not) no longer pay PTT on purchases of NEW homes up to $750,000 in value; note the buyer must be a Canadian citizen or a [...]
Do you use gmail or an Android device? Or any of Google Drive's tools? (Docs, Google Photos, Android etc.) Google takes privacy and security seriously. To the point that they want to give you more free storage to make sure you stay on top of things! Google has brought back the reward of 2GB free Google [...]