WHAT SERVICES DO YOU NEED TO TRANSFER OR CANCEL WHEN YOU BUY OR SELL REAL ESTATE?
by Denise Brown
on Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 11:30am.
Things to do Prior to Completion
If applicable and specifically prepared for Whistler properties bought and sold.
Don’t forget to ……
Contact Telus at 1-604-310-2255 to transfer/cancel the telephone, internet or Optik TV
Contact Strata Management Company to organize or cancel monthly payment of fees
Contact Tourism Whistler to organize payment/cancellation of annual Tourism Whistler fees 1-604-932-3928
Contact Shaw Cable at 1-604-932-1111 to transfer cable service; Bell ExpressVu to transfer satellite service 1-888-SKYDISH or 310-BELL; Contact Starchoice to transfer satellite service 1 866 STAR-WEB (7827-932)
Contact BC Hydro at 604-224-9376 or 1-800-224-9376 to transfer services; Contact FortisBC (natural or propane gas) at 1-888-224-2710 or 1-250-979-4900 to transfer services
Contact the Resort Municipality of Whistler to confirm property transfer and organize payment of annual property taxes.
Organize/cancel deductible, personal contents & comprehensive insurance as at the date of possession (Cooperators Insurance 1-604-938-6100)
Organize forwarding of mail through CanadaPost and the collection of the mailbox keys
Change address for magazine/newspaper subscriptions; driver’s license; bank statements; bills; vehicle registration and voter registration
Organize garage door openers, parking pass keys, change locks and/or keys for personal security OR organize for delivery of keys to my office. Contact Jeff McKenzie, Blackcomb Lock and Key, 1-604-932-5397
Contact any tenants to advise of your new ownership and arrangements for the payment of rent
Organize for the continued maintenance or cancellation of any private outdoor hot tubs and monitoring of your home security system.
Non-Resident Sellers: organize with your Canadian accountant or lawyer upon receipt of an accepted offer to begin the process of obtaining your Clearance Certificate from Canada Revenue Agency
Nightly rental properties: organize HST Tax registration prior to completion. Discuss this with your lawyer or accountant.
Thank you for your Whistler business – I appreciate it!