Vancouver Market Affected by BC Foreign Buyer Tax in July 2016

Vancouver Market Affected by BC Foreign Buyer Tax in July 2016

Tuesday 16.August 2016

Before the Foreign Buyer Tax smash-up the market was humming along to another high in July. There was angst about the numbers of sales falling but the prices were still rising. Lower sales numbers reflected fewer listings. July’s sales were 6.5% above the 10-year sales average for the month. Benchmark for a detached home through […]

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Vancouver Market Affected by BC Foreign Buyer Tax in July 2016

Before the Foreign Buyer Tax smash-up the market was humming along to another high in July. There was angst about the numbers of sales falling but the prices were still rising. Lower sales numbers reflected fewer […]

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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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Madame Machiavelli, aka Premier Christy Clark, has done it again. After years of stating there was no problem she made a volte-face in the Legislature yesterday with a bill to level a 15% tax on foreign buyers of […]

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