Sold a home? Know your tax obligations

11 March 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Sold a home? Know your tax obligations

When you sell your home (or principal residence) you usually don’t have to pay tax on any profit from the sale. But what you might not know is that even if you are entitled to the principal residence exemption, you need to report the sale on your income tax and benefit return. This became mandatory in 2016.


Don’t let ice damming damage your home

26 February 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Don’t let ice damming damage your home

As winter winds down and the warmer weather starts melting the snow on your roof, be aware of the potential threat of ice damming, which can cause damage to both the exterior and interior of your home.


Finding a contractor is kind of like finding a mate

15 January 2019
RLP Meadowtowne
Finding a contractor is kind of like finding a mate

Like dating, it means you have to know what you're looking for, ask a lot of questions, seek advice from friends and family and most importantly, take your time deciding. After all, the contractor you choose is vital to the success of any remodeling project you take on.


Reduce your heating bill this winter

23 November 2018
RLP Meadowtowne

As we encounter cooler days our attention inevitably focuses indoors. “Turning up the heat can be hard on the pocket book, but there are simple ways to reduce your heating bills,” says Alan Stewart, broker-manager with Royal LePage Sussex in North Vancouver.


6 essential tasks to prepare your garden for winter

27 October 2018
RLP Meadowtowne
6 essential tasks to prepare your garden for winter

Cooler temperatures make autumn a wonderful time to focus on the garden. Crisp, vivid days are easier on both you and your plants and the effort you put into your garden now will provide for additional curb appeal come spring.