July 2016

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

Posted on Jul 29, 2016

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

Posted on Jul 29, 2016

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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