Changes to the Property Transfer Tax First Time Home Buyers’ Program

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The British Columbia provincial government has announced changes to the Property Transfer Tax First Time Home Buyers’ Program as part of the 2014 Provincial Budget. There is now a full Property Transfer Tax exemption for qualifying first time home buyers where the fair market value of the property is $475,000 or less and there is […]

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Victoria Real Estate Sales Moderate in November; Overall Prices Remain Flat

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VICTORIA BC – Greater Victoria real estate sales moderated in November following a brisk June-to-October market. According to the Victoria Real Estate Board (VREB) MLS® System, 412 properties sold compared to 366 in November 2012, an increase of 12.6 per cent. “We saw market activity slow down after a very busy five months,” says Victoria […]

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BC Home Sales Post Strongest October in Four Years

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Vancouver, BC – November 15, 2013.  The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a total of 6,673 residential sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in BC during October, up 26.5 per cent from October 2012. Total sales dollar volume was 34.5 per cent higher than a year ago at $3.6 […]

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BCREA Economics Now- Canadian Employment and Housing Starts

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Employment Canadian employment expanded by 13,200 jobs in October, and the total number of employed rose 1.3 per cent compared to October of last year. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.9 per cent. In BC, employment again fell, with firms shedding over 5,000 jobs for a second consecutive month. In spite of job losses, […]

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Hot New Listing: 922 Bullen Court

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MLS: 329877 Price: $397,000 Large and Modern Family Home Large family friendly 4 bed/4bath home. Set atop a hill on no thru road beside greenspace & playground; an ideal family home. Front entrance leads into an open, sunny kitchen/living/dining area and 2piece bath. Kitchen hosts granite countertops, large island and a wealth of natural light. […]

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