Viewing Archive – February 2016

How to Save Thousands of Dollars on your New Home Purchase

Buyers Don’t Pay Property Purchase Tax on New Homes at Woodland Creek 

On February 16th, the BC Government gave buyers of new homes in British Columbia an advantage by exempting them from the Property Purchase Tax on new home purchases.  This regulatory change eliminates the provincial tax payable on real estate transactions in the amount of 1% on the first $200,000 and 2% on the balance, a savings of $13,000 on a new home purchase of $750,000.

All new homes at Woodland Creek in Sooke qualify for the new tax exemption.  With new home prices starting at $389,900, this saves read more

The Qualicum – Master on the Main Arts and Crafts New Home

Main floor living ranks high amongst the retiring baby boomer population and with that in mind we’ve created the Qualicum plan.  A home with a master bedroom and ensuite on the main floor with 2 or 3 extra rooms upstairs has made our Arbutus plan popular with couples looking to downsize in their retirement, but not downsize too much.  We think the Qualicum measures up nicely to meet the needs of discerning buyers looking for a ‘master on the main’ floor plan.


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The Qualicum is exceptional, offering a 1764 sq ft floor plan of open design living. “We find … read more