Strata Age Restriction Bylaws

Strata Age Restriction Bylaws

Sellers Knowing what your home is worth at the present market. Sign up for a Market Snapshot to see similar homes listed, recently sold, and expired in your neighborhood www.activeandsold.com  Buyers Create your own Personal MLS Listings Search, the same system that is available to Realtors. Visit www.yourownmls.ca By Mike Mangan B.A., LL.B. Strata age restriction bylaws are alive…

Liability For Strata Insurance Deductibles

Liability For Strata Insurance Deductibles

Sellers Knowing what your home is worth at the present market. Sign up for a Market Snapshot to see similar homes listed, recently sold, and expired in your neighborhood www.activeandsold.com  Buyers Create your own Personal MLS Listings Search, the same system that is available to Realtors. Visit www.yourownmls.ca By Mike Mangan B.A., LL.B. Many strata owners do…

Where should you buy a property?

Where should you buy a property?

Sellers Knowing what your home is worth at the present market. Sign up for a Market Snapshot to see similar homes listed, recently sold, and expired in your neighborhood www.activeandsold.com  Buyers Create your own Personal MLS Listings Search, the same system that is available to Realtors. Visit www.yourownmls.ca Where should you buy a property? Before you begin…

Understanding new constructions pre-sale purchases

Understanding new constructions pre-sale purchases

Sellers Knowing what your home is worth at the present market. Sign up for a Market Snapshot to see similar homes listed, recently sold, and expired in your neighborhood www.activeandsold.com  Buyers Create your own Personal MLS Listings Search, the same system that is available to Realtors. Visit www.yourownmls.ca MANY BRITISH COLUMBIANS are making the decision to purchase…

Thinking about buying a home?

Thinking about buying a home?

Sellers Knowing what your home is worth at the present market. Sign up for a Market Snapshot to see similar homes listed, recently sold, and expired in your neighborhood www.activeandsold.com  Buyers Create your own Personal MLS Listings Search, the same system that is available to Realtors. Visit www.yourownmls.ca Thinking about buying a home? Purchasing a home can…

Watch and share REBGV’s May 2021 market insights video and other stats resources

Watch and share REBGV’s May 2021 market insights video and other stats resources

Sellers Knowing what your home is worth at the present market. Sign up for a Market Snapshot to see similar homes listed, recently sold, and expired in your neighborhood www.activeandsold.com  Buyers Create your own Personal MLS Listings Search, the same system that is available to Realtors. Visit www.yourownmls.ca  Watch our May 2021 market insights video, featuring Board Economist Keith Stewart,…

Metro Vancouver Real Estate Statistics May 2021

Metro Vancouver Real Estate Statistics May 2021

Stats Centre Reports – May 2021 The latest Stats Centre Report for Metro Vancouver is now available. Click here to view it. Owners Knowing what your home is worth at the present market. Sign up for a Market Snapshot to see similar homes listed, recently sold, and expired in your neighborhood www.activeandsold.com  Buyers Create your own Personal MLS Listings…

New mortgage rules for insured mortgages after July 1st 2020?

New mortgage rules for insured mortgages after July 1st 2020?

New Mortgage rules from CMHC. Can I afford to buy a home after July 1st, 2020? New Mortgage rules again. The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is tightening the criteria to get a mortgage with less than a 20% down payment. Any potential home buyer with less than a 20% down payment must purchase default insurance on…

Vancouver Empty Homes Tax
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Vancouver Empty Homes Tax

Targeting both the approximately 10,000 year-round empty and 10,000 under-occupied homes in Vancouver, homes which are unoccupied for six full months of the year or more, will be subject to the 1% Empty Homes Tax (the “EHT”) imposed by Vancouver’s new Vacancy Tax By-Law No. 11674 (the “By-law”). Homes that are determined or deemed to be vacant…

Sale of Real Property by Non-Residents
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Sale of Real Property by Non-Residents

Sale of Taxable Canadian Real Property Under the ITA the Canadian government has the right to tax a non-resident’s sale of Canadian real property. The tax is calculated on either: As it is more difficult for the Canadian government to collect tax from a non-resident, the ITA also makes the buyer liable for a payment of tax on the sale…