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5 Tools Every Homeowner Needs

5 tools every homeowner needs Sean Carrie Real Estate Pemberton Holmes

When you own your home, things are going to break and, unless you want to spend your money on visits from a neighborhood handyman, you’re going to need to fix them yourself. Luckily, you don’t need an arsenal of tools to handle most home maintenance fixes. These five tools will cover most of your basic projects.

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BC Speculation Tax: What You Need to Know

BC Speculation Tax - Sean Carrie Real Estate

In case you haven’t heard already, British Columbia’s Finance minister Carole James of the NDP dropped bombs a few weeks ago during the budget announcement. A new “Speculation Tax” has been proposed and will be introduced later this year.   What is the BC speculation tax you may ask? How does the BC Speculation tax apply to homeownership in British Columbia?  Thoughtlessly, that’s how.   It’s as if they just came up with this tax “with the best intentions” but not thinking for more than 45 seconds on the topic.   

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Priority Tasks After Moving In

Priority Tasks After Moving In - Sean Carrie Real Estate Pemberton Holmes

Moving into a new home is certainly an exciting time!  After all that hard work, from the beginning of the search to the last moving box, you’re probably day-dreaming about decor, paint schemes & new furniture at this point. But before you get to the fun stuff there are some basics you should cover first.

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