These useful links are great resources that provide valuable real estate and financial information for your reference.
Bank of Canada Currency Converter – an online tool for converting to and from CAD to other currencies.
Bank of Canada Interest Rate Information – current and historical rate information, as well as bond, treasury bill, and money market yields.
BC Government Home Owner Grant Information – eligibility guidelines and the amounts available to claim.
BC Government Property Transfer Tax Guide for First-time Buyers – a detailed guide that outlines eligibility and other information.
BC’s Speculation and Vacancy Tax – information on the tax and how to declare for exemption.
Federal Government First-time Buyer Incentive – an interest free loan and shared equity program to assist first-time buyers.
Fixed or Variable Rate – important items to consider when considering taking a fixed or variable rate mortgage.
Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) Request to Withdraw Funds from an RRSP – the withdrawal form you need to complete a withdrawal under the HBP.
Inflation Indicators Graph – a graph published by the Bank of Canada that gives a historical look at inflation figures to present day, and related definitions.
Real Estate Buyers Guide – A detailed guide outlining what you need to know for purchasing real estate in the Sea to Sky corridor, prepared by the law firm of Race & Company LLP.
Reverse Mortgage Information – a great information page that summarizes key components of what is a reverse mortgage and who is eligible.
Spagnuolo & Company GST Calculator – an online GST calculator from the law firm, Spagnuolo & Company.
Strata Housing Information – a BC government web site that provides a comprehensive overview of strata housing.
Understanding your Credit Report & Credit Score – from the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada.
Whistler Housing Authority – all the information you need for WHA properties in Whistler.