Entries by Beverly Carter

January 6, 2022, Snow! Notary Office Open For Business!

  Our notary office is open today! Beverly Carter Notary Office on 2950 Douglas Street near Mayfair Mall is open this morning! As the winter conditions continue to change here in Victoria, our notary team wishes everyone safe travels in the snow.   If you have an appointment and need to postpone due to your […]

Summer Giveaway Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of our summer newsletter! Thank you to everyone who entered. Missed our newsletter? Interested in the B.C. homeowner’s grant, Canada’s new mortgage stress test rules, or the process it takes to become a Notary Public in B.C? Though our draw has closed, you can still read our newsletter here! Have a […]

Changes to Homeowner Grants 2021

Changes to Homeowner Grants Attention homeowners! Applying for your homeowner grant will look a little different this year. Starting now, all homeowner grant applications will be done directly through the BC Government using their new online portal. Applications are no longer filed through your local municipality; however, you will still receive the homeowner grant application […]

Managing Grief

Read Beverly’s article “Managing Grief” in the Winter 2020 issue of The Scrivener here. The article continues below: Good Grief: Part 1 Be Kind to Yourself Grief is an inevitable, inescapable part of life. Over the past 25 years, I have experienced the deaths of five members of my immediate family; three resulted from a sudden […]

Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR) – Affects Current & Purchasing Real Estate Owners

On November 30, 2020, The Land Owner Transparency Registry went live.  The Registry is an initiative of the current BC Government with intent of cracking down on hidden property ownership, fraud and money laundering in BC. Essentially, the Government wants to uncover the true nature of ownership for every single property in British Columbia. The […]