Blog by Corina Marin

Shelter Tax calculator for BC

October 9th, 2010
Shelter Tax calculator for BC:
Calculate the amount of shelter taxes owing on a real estate transaction in BC with this tool.

http://www.bcrea.bc.ca/sheltertaxes/resources.htm

Buyer’s market conditions continue in Greater Vancouver

October 2nd, 2010
Buyer’s market conditions continue in Greater Vancouver

Conditions in the Greater Vancouver housing market continued to
favour buyers in August. Since April, prices have edged down slightly as the number of sales and the number of properties coming on to the market have been declining.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that the number of residential property sales in Gre ...

Top 21 grants and rebates for property buyers and owners

October 2nd, 2010
Top 21 grants and rebates for property buyers and owners

1 Home Buyers’ Plan Qualifying home buyers
can withdraw up to $25,000 (couples can withdraw up to $50,000) from their RRSPs for a down payment. Home buyers who have repaid their RRSP may be eligible to use the pro- gram a second time.
Canada Revenue Agency www.cra.gc.ca. Enter ‘Home Buyers’ Plan’ in the search box. 1.800.959.8287

2 GST Reba ...