Homeowners

Sandbags for Lake Country residents living near Okanagan Lake are available at 15708 Whiskey Cove Road. (File photo)

Sandbags available for Lake Country residents

Crews are also monitoring other waterways in Lake Country

 

Rebates from CleanBC, free lunch from FortisBC, recycling tips from regional district. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Real estate owners can be rewarded for going green in Kelowna

City promotes environmental initiatives for homeowners, apartment, hotel, motels mangers/owners.

 

"Actions residents take within 10 metres of their homes will have the biggest impacts in reducing the threat of wildfire." (Photo/City of West Kelowna)

Protect your home from wildfire, get paid by City of West Kelowna

Grants of up to $500 are available through the 2022 FireSmart program.

 

Conservation Officers report bears are already active in many neighbourhoods across the Central Okanagan. (File photo)

Only you can prevent bears from getting trashed

Regional District of the Central Okanagna has a limited supply of bear-resistant carts

Conservation Officers report bears are already active in many neighbourhoods across the Central Okanagan. (File photo)
Habitat for Humanity Okanagan gave three families the keys to their new homes in Lake Country April 29, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Calendar)

Three more families in affordable living thanks to Habitat for Humanity Okanagan

Families were handed the keys to their new homes on Powley Court in Lake Country

Habitat for Humanity Okanagan gave three families the keys to their new homes in Lake Country April 29, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Calendar)
Damaged property near Killiney Beach property on Aug. 24, 2021. One of the Westside Road areas impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

Free wood program removal from City of Kelowna this spring

The program will be provided to select neighbourhoods this spring

Damaged property near Killiney Beach property on Aug. 24, 2021. One of the Westside Road areas impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
Snow-covered houses and the downtown skyline are seen with the North Shore mountains in the distance in Vancouver on Thursday, December 30, 2021. Those who own a home in British Columbia valued at just under $2 million will still be eligible for the annual homeowner grant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Homeowners grant threshold leaps to $1.9 million in B.C. as property values increase

New cap will ensure 92 per cent of residential properties are covered

Snow-covered houses and the downtown skyline are seen with the North Shore mountains in the distance in Vancouver on Thursday, December 30, 2021. Those who own a home in British Columbia valued at just under $2 million will still be eligible for the annual homeowner grant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., on June 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Parents are gifting increasingly large sums of money for kids’ down payments: CIBC

Average gift for first time homebuyers rose to $82,000 in 2020

A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., on June 12, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Homes are pictured in Vancouver on April 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Ottawa to change stress test rate for insured mortgages next month

Qualifying rate will be borrower’s contract rate or weekly median 5-year fixed insured mortgage rate

Homes are pictured in Vancouver on April 16, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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