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B.C. property assessments for 2017 are now available online, and homeowners have been warned of big increases

 Tens of thousands of B.C. property owners have been warned about spiking 2017 assessments, and now they can check for themselves just what B.C. Assessment thinks their home is worth. 

One of the most valuable houses in B.C. — owned by former Lululemon CEO Chip Wilson — is now assessed at $75,821,000, up nearly $12 million over last year. Wilson's c...

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Vancouver realtor probed for 'how-to' email on avoiding new property transfer tax

Blog entry content goes hereThe Real Estate Council of B.C. has told a Vancouver real estate agent to stop advising clients on how to avoid the proposed 15 per cent foreign buyers' tax announced earlier this week by the provincial government.The council is investigating Century 21 realtor Mike Stewart after he circulated an email to clients that de...

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New B.C. property tax for foreign buyers hurts province, say insiders

British Columbia's plans to dampen the influence of foreign investment in Metro Vancouver's scorching housing market with a new tax on foreign buyers is causing widespread panic and confusion, say industry insiders.Premier Christy Clark's Liberals are poised to adopt legislation that includes an additional 15 per cent property transfer tax on forei...

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