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Personal and Business COVID-19 Crisis Management Resource Guide

By Patricia Collins | March 24, 2020

Below are resources, actions steps and links to help you and your businesses navigate through these nexts months as we learn what the long term …

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Mortgage Lender Contacts for COVID-19 Support

By Patricia Collins | March 24, 2020

Please find below an email and phone contact list of mortgage lenders.  Please contact your lender directly with questions around mortgage payment relief and deferral of payments …

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Top 10 Series for Vancouver Home Buyers and Home Owners

By Patricia Collins | March 15, 2020

I hope this Top 10 Series helps to answer any questions you may have about the process and cost of home ownership, as well as …

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10 Tips to a Greener Home

By Patricia Collins | March 15, 2020

Go green, underfoot.  If you’re thinking of installing a hardwood floor, consider reclaimed materials or look for new wood products that are certified by the …

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10 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

By Patricia Collins | March 15, 2020

Conduct an energy audit.  If you’re serious about improving your home’s efficiency, start with an energy audit by an NR Cancertified energy advisor – you can …

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10 Things to Know About Your New Neighbourhood

By Patricia Collins | March 15, 2020

What are the neighbours like?  Take time to get a feel for the locals and how you might fit in.  Does the area attract empty …

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10 Closing Costs When Buying a Home

By Patricia Collins | March 15, 2020

Property transfer tax (PTT).  When purchasing a home in B.C., you pay a tax based on the fair market value of the property. This tax …

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10 Benefits of Mortgage Insurance

By Patricia Collins | March 15, 2020

Homeownership on your terms.  With the right preparation and resources, you can buy a home that best suits your lifestyle.  Mortgage insurance provides you with …

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Top Vancouver Mortgage Broker - Local Expert - Patricia Collins

Vancouver mortgage broker, Patricia Collins was honoured to be voted the Best Mortgage Broker in Vancouver and has been the expert in publications such as Yahoo Finance, WestCoast Families magazine, Point2 Homes, and The Globe and Mail.

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