Changes to Property Transfer Tax and Down Payment Rules

In the past few days we’ve heard about changes at both the federal and provincial levels that will affect home buyers here in the Greater Vancouver area, some more than others. First was the changes to down payment amounts for home purchases over $500,000.00 requiring mortgage insurance from the Canadian Mortgage and ...

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Gong Hey Fat Choy!

Chinese New Year is coming on February 8th and it’s time to get one’s house in order—literally! The Lunar New Year has its own traditions and superstitions said to ensure good luck through the year, and skipping or omitting any of them could be considered risky. Some traditions that have made ...

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