October 6, 2023 7 ways to get ready for fall Sure signs that fall’s coming are shorter days and the start of school. It's also time to begin preparing our homes for oncoming cooler weather. August 29, 2023 Taking care of your yard during a heat wave and drought Here's how to make your lawn and garden look good when the weather isn't. July 11, 2023 Home insurance and wildfire season: What you need to know During this crisis, it’s important to understand what you should expect from your insurance. June 28, 2023 Home security – 11 tips to protect your belongings It’s summertime and the living is easy, especially for potential thieves. Here’s some advice on how to protect your home. May 18, 2023 Grants of $5,600 to make homes energy efficient Here's how to apply for the grant offered by the federal government. May 15, 2023 Asbestos exposure remains a risk in older homes If you own, or are looking to buy, a pre-1990s home, you’ll need to understand the risks of asbestos. May 13, 2023 Know the rules when insuring secondary suites If you’re a home owner who has a secondary suite, it’s important to let your insurer know and to buy insurance to cover it. May 10, 2023 It's time to test your smoke detector How to make sure your smoke detector is protecting you. September 28, 2022 How to prepare your lawn for winter Follow these tips for a healthy lawn next summer! September 21, 2022 Here are 9 ways to get ready for fall Fall means it’s time to begin preparing our homes for oncoming cooler weather. June 3, 2022 Property taxes 101 Property tax notices are sent in June and are due the first or second business day in July, depending on the municipality. April 12, 2021 Are BC home owners protected against title fraud? Two rare fraud attempts highlight protection for home owners. February 22, 2021 Eight ways you can prepare for a disaster Natural disasters can strike at any time. How can you prepare for a natural disaster? February 12, 2021 Aging in place: Top tips on how you can adapt your home Whether you’re looking for your ‘forever’ home or already live there, adjusting its design will help make your life easier and safer. February 5, 2021 Get your home ready for spring using these simple steps As you emerge from your winter cocoon, you’ll want to start the spring repairs and updates your home requires. January 27, 2021 Complete your speculation and vacancy tax declaration Residential property owners in communities where the speculation and vacancy tax applies will soon receive their declaration package. September 15, 2020 Provincial government changes strata insurance regulations These changes are intended to address rising strata insurance costs that have affected strata owners in BC. September 11, 2020 Strata insurance – where are we at? Read an update on how the Insurance Bureau of Canada has responded to unusually high insurance premiums faced by strata corporations. August 14, 2020 Home suite home: Making a basement suite feel like home Making the most out of a limited amount of space is a constant challenge for home owners with basement suites. June 18, 2020 What’s happening in BC’s strata insurance market? The BC Financial Services Authority found strata insurance premiums rose by about 40 per cent, with deductibles seeing triple digit increases.