Viewing Archive – February 2012

BC Gov announces ‘First Time-Buyers Grant’ for new homes. $10,000 for buyers until 2013

Affordable New Homes in Sooke

On the heels of  last week’s positive announcement by government providing certainty and increased relief from HST for new home buyers, today the BC Government announced another incentive for new home buyers in British Columbia. BC First Time Home Buyers are eligible for an income tax credit bonus effective February 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013 calculated at 5% of purchase price, up to a maximum of $10,000.

On top of this incentive, new homes on Callumwood Lane at Woodland Creek are Built Green Gold certified and exceed an Energuide Rating of 80 qualifying them for additional financial incentives from read more

Oh Sooke, don’t look at me with those bedroom eyes

Sooke BC Homes Woodland CreekLocated just 45 minutes from downtown Victoria  and only 20 minutes to City of Langford the new service and shopping hub of Victoria, it’s no wonder why Sooke has earned a rep as one of Southern Vancouver Island’s more popular bedroom communities..

And when you compare the average price of a single family home in Sooke ($395,120) to this region’s other nearby commuter towns, such as Colwood ($445,610), Sidney ($506,944), Langford ($524,059), Metchosin ($570,000), it’s easy to see why Sooke reigns as bedroom-community-king.

But wait just a second before you grab those furry bunny slippers – Sooke has so much … read more