BC Foreign Buyers Tax Fallout: an Update

BC Foreign Buyers Tax Fallout: an Update

Friday 29.July 2016

Be careful what you wish for, you may get it. An old expression describing unintended consequences. For years now there have been reports from the field, from university professors, real estate companies who deal with offshore buyers that there is a tsunami of foreign money pouring into Vancouver real estate and driving up prices, lowering […]

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BC Foreign Buyers Tax Fallout: an Update

Be careful what you wish for, you may get it. An old expression describing unintended consequences. For years now there have been reports from the field, from university professors, real estate companies who deal […]

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Brenda Kinnear’s Commentary on BC Foreign Buyers Tax

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