Helping Frustrated Renters Become HAPPY Homeowners
Highlights of the past year and a Happy New one!

Highlights of the past year and a Happy New one!

It’s an annual Christmas ritual at our house. We sit around the table (or it used to be in the hot tub), and go around the circle, with each person identifying their “highlight of the year.” Of course, for many of us, it’s hard to pick just one, so we talk about...

A Christmas gift from the government?

Last week the BC government announced what they billed as a tremendous opportunity for first-time home-buyers to get into home ownership. It could be a nice Christmas gift.   Or not! What the government announced was that they would fund up to half of the down payment...
Extreme Reactions

Extreme Reactions

I walked into the door and, immediately, four people jumped up, ready to serve me. It was this past Saturday. Earlier, I’d received this phone call from an out-of-town friend: Any chance I was planning to go by Rempel Meats in the coming week? She would sure like to...
The rental crunch

The rental crunch

The front page headline screamed out of Friday’s Abbotsford News:   “NOT for rent: Abbotsford has tightest rental market in all of Canada”   Well, it’s probably better than the headline a few years ago when Abbotsford was, briefly, the murder capital of Canada. Unless...