Category: Renovating

Avoid Pandemic Renovation Scammers

Phony home-improvement solicitations are a leading scam during the pandemic according to the Better Business Bureau of Vancouver Island. These scams usually start with a knock on the door or a flyer offering cheap prices. There is usually no contract and they often...

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Try VRBA Expression of Interest

Thinking of building a new home or renovating? Try our online Expression of Interest making it easy to get quotes from VRBA’s professional contractors.   Visit vrba.ca/hire-a-vrba-member and fill out the form which is forwarded to members. There is no cost or...

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Reno Tax Credit Needed for Seismic Safety

Last week, was the annual Great BC Shakeout Day teaching residents to Drop, Cover and Hold On! These annual reminders are important, especially for school children that must become accustomed to living in an earthquake zone, despite the appearance of little seismic...

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Reno Tax Credit Needed for Seismic Safety

Recently there has been significant seismic activity along BC’s west coast. Three earthquakes registering between 4.5 and 5.6 magnitude were detected, in addition to a 6.2 earthquake the day before. A series of large earthquakes in Southern California also resulted in...

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