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Housing Prices to Go Down this Year

According to recent reports by realtors in Vancouver and other officials, market forces remain steady.  Although prices may dip a little homes for sale Vancouver and condos for sale Vancouver will continue to sell. Though national sales are forecast to … Continue reading

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HST Drop Helps with Transitional Period

Under the new regulations, the provincial portion of the HST paid on all new homes will be going down to just two percent.  This will be the case at least for all new homes under $850,000. The building industry is … Continue reading

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Price Slippage in Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley

Recent reports suggest that while Vancouver isn’t slated for any major correction in the market, there has been some decrease in the average price of homes for sale Vancouver. Around the province some areas saw increased activity, though greater Vancouver … Continue reading

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New Transitional HST/PST Housing Regulations

With the provincial transition from the HST back to the PST approaching in April 2013, the government has announced some new provisional regulations.  The measures are designed to lessen the burden of the HST for home buyers. The measures include … Continue reading

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Provincial Real Estate Prices Decline

According to the latest reports, Canada’s housing market is slowing down.  However unlike the tragedy that hit the U.S. market with the subprime mortgage crisis that begun in 2008, Canada’s market decline is much less catastrophic. In Vancouver however, some … Continue reading

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BC Housing Sales Almost Unchanged

The fall of 2011 showed basically an unchanged rate of housing sales compared to the previous year.  According to the British Columbia Real Estate Association, November of 2011 looked a good deal the same as November of 2010. Across the … Continue reading

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