Go Green! Save More!

(February 14, 2017)

Energy saving mortgages

Home owners with energy efficient homes who get a home energy audit within 90 days of their RBC Energy Saver Mortgage may qualify for a rebate of $300 to their RBC accounts. Learn more at 1-800-769-2511.

Various water saving incentives
Examples include low-flush toilet rebate in certain municipalities. Richmond also offers up to $200 to upgrade washing machines to higher effic... read more.

Senior Specials with Home Ownership

(February 11, 2017)

BC property tax deferment programs

Qualifying home owners aged 55 and older may be eligable to defer propery taxes.

BC Home Owner Grant
Seniors 65 and older, permanently disabled and veterans of certain wars may be granted $275 to reduce property taxes.

Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI)
This is a program sponsored by the federal and provincial governments to help eligable low income seniors or d... read more.

A Few Ways To Save Money When Buying a Home

(February 11, 2017)

BC Home Owners Grant

Reduction of property taxes on homes assessed up to $1,200,000. This includes up to $570 on property taxes for home owners' principal residence within the Capital, Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley regional districts. Additionally, $200 granted to those with rural homes across the province. (Learn more at www2.gov.bc.ca)

First Time Home Buyer's Tax Credit (HBTC)
Federal non-ref... read more.