What You Need To Know About Home Warranties

The modern home warranty program is a result of the leaky condo crisis that happened in British Columbia from the 80s to around the 2000s. According to the Homeowners Protection Act, new homes built in B.C. by licenced, accredited builders must now be covered by third-party home warranty insurance. At minimum, home warranty insurance must [...]

By | 2017-06-20T00:25:29+00:00 May 10th, 2017|construction|

How Should We Save Character Homes From Demolition?

The city of Vancouver is reviewing its current character housing zone policy to see how it can save character houses through better incentives. The aim is to retain these homes while accommodating growth in a more sustainable way. The city defines a character home as anything built before 1940 that isn’t in the heritage register [...]

By | 2017-04-05T23:28:34+00:00 April 5th, 2017|construction, Residential|