Archive for September, 2013

Great article today in the Globe and Mail by Rob McLister Has your real estate agent or financial adviser ever suggested this? You will see very quickly how this advice, can COST you thousands. Has your real estate agent or financial adviser ever suggested that you go to a specific bank or broker for your […]

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As seen on Global News – “Vancouver’s $55-million condo the biggest residential real estate deal in Canadian history. It’s an amazing price to pay for a condo in Vancouver, but it’s not your ordinary property. It’s the most expensive condominium in Canada, sitting on the top floor in the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel. One buyer […]

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I read an article in the Financial Post that got me thinking. One of the people interviewed for the article said… January 1 isn’t really the beginning of the year for most families. The beginning of the year tends to be Labour Day because everything starts fresh again. September seems to be the reset button […]

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I’m often asked what the costs are when buying a home in Vancouver. For the most part, the largest closing cost home buyers will incur when buying a home in Vancouver is the Land Transfer tax aka Property Purchase Transfer Tax (PPTT). This tax is based on the overall purchase price of the home. In […]

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