21 Grants and Rebates

21 Grants and Rebates for Home Buyers and Owners in Canada

1. Federal Home Buyers’ Plan

Qualifying homebuyers can withdraw up to $60,000 (couples up to $120,000) from their RRSPs for a down payment. Must begin repaying within five years and repay within 15 years. Eligibility to use program a second time: home buyers who’ve experienced a breakdown in their marriage/common-law partnership and those who have repaid their RRSP. Can be used together with the First Home Savings Account program. Canada Revenue Agency. Learn more.

2. Federal Tax-Free First Home Savings Account (FHSA)

Qualifying first-time buyers can contribute up to $8,000 yearly to a maximum of $40,000 towards a down payment. Contributions are tax deductible; Capital gains…

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Do you and your tenants have enough Strata Insurance?

The Strata Manager reminded all Owners to obtain their own insurance coverage for personal property contents as well as third party liability coverage.

Individual homeowner or Tenant insurance coverage is strongly recommended. Owners should also obtain additional coverage if they make any major improvements within their strata lots, such as upgrading of appliances, fixtures, floor coverings, hardwood floors, etc. (subject to approval as outlined in the Strata Corporation Bylaws).

Displacement coverage would also assist Owners or Tenants who would have to move out of their suites during a major loss, and loss of rental coverage is recommended for those individuals who rent out…

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Westin 14 luxury suites for sale

Watch the Youtube Video Above ⬆️ ⬆️ Click on the image

All the Reasons Why You Should Buy 14 Luxury Suites in the Westin Resort & Spa Whistler.  Contact Denise at 604-902-2033 for more information and for the link to the dropbox folder with ALL of the details today!


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Westin slideshow

RARE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY 14 SUITES IN A LUXURY WHISTLER HOTEL

Hello from Whistler,


This portfolio of suites is for the investor or group of individuals who have wanted to get into the luxury hotel market in Whistler but after research have realized that Whistler is at build-out for hotel locations.  This is an opportunity to purchase a 14 suite package made up of 6 studio suites, 4 one bedroom suites and 2 two-bedroom suites which are valued today at approximately $8,000,000 CAD based on actual recent sales.  


Picture the Westin as a luxury apartment building in a true slopeside location immediately next to the Whistler Village Gondola.  Zoned by the Resort Municipality of Whistler as a full service hotel.  It has a phase 2 nightly…

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14 Luxury Suites Available  

14 LUXURY SUITES VIDEO IMAGE

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This 14 suite package is available to purchase by the discerning investor.

A mix of studio, one and two bedroom suites.

$8,000,000 CAD



Owned by a Canadian Corporation under a Bare Trust, the buyer can purchase this block of suites in any manner as advised by their financial advisor.


  1. Purchase the corporation itself as the only real estate asset it holds are these 14 suites. 
    1. Benefit from purchase costs savings of no Property Transfer Tax.
    2. In addition, as these suites are part of a Phase 2 nightly rental hotel, Goods & Services Tax is deferred on the purchase price.1
    3. If you are legally able to purchase the Canadian Corporation, you may…

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The BC Assessment Authority released their assessed values on Whistler properties earlier than anticipated.  The assessed values are the source of many wrong decisions that can cost homeowers a lot of money if not properly understood.

I am sure you have many questions that the BC Assessment office has already answered in easy to watch videos.  The videos include:

  1. How BC Assessment assesses properties.
  2. There are multiple videos related to "Understanding the Relationship Between Property Assessments and Property Taxes" and how they determine the assessed value of your property based on market values of sales as at the July the previous year..

The link to the videos is HERE 

On January 2nd, there will be more…

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May Your Days Be Holly, Jolly and Filled With Laughter

Play my Christmas greetings video by clicking on the image above ⬆️.

Happy Holidays, my favorite people!

It's December 24th, and I'm in Australia for a quick visit with family. I understand from the photos coming across my social media that the snow is falling in Whistler, although it is quite late this year.

It has been an interesting year for me, both personally and professionally.

I started volunteering at a horse rescue ranch in Squamish in February 2023, which involved a lot of physical work (scooping poop, etc.), to which I was able to add some horsemanship lessons and personal time with the rescues. What I found was the benefits I received from the time spent with the horses…

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