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Tax Credits and Rebates For Homeowners

April 23rd, 2013
Let’s take a quick look at the major credits and rebates homeowners can qualify for.

First-Time Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP)The First-Time Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) is a tax-free way for first-time homebuyers to withdraw money from their RRSP, in order to help pay for their down payment. Normally RRSP withdrawals come at a price – they would be subject to withholding tax. The HBP, however, allows fir ...

Home with Suite on 10 acres REDUCED!

April 23rd, 2013
Just reduced this fantastic home to $948,000! 

This 4 bedroom plus den, 4.5 bathrooms. Home in the heart of the Pemberton Valley has views of Mt. Currie, sits on 10 acres of fenced grasslands , gardens and horse pastures. The open floor plan post and beam home with a double car garage contains 4 bedrooms.; 4.5 bathrooms vaulted ceilings, a sleeping loft and a large semi wrap around deck. Above ...

Tips to tend to your credit record

April 18th, 2013

uesday, April 16, 2013

Tips to tend to your credit record


by Farhaneh Haque



For each article, I look for inspiration in what’s going on in the mortgage or real estate industry, to share some insights for the readers. This month, I wasn’t so much inspired rather distressed about something that happened, and so here I am writing about it!

Last week, I opened up my cell phone bil ...

Chalet on 24 acres REDUCED

April 17th, 2013

We have just reduced the price of this beautiful property by over $100,000. There is fantastic deal to be had here!


Enjoy exclusive privacy from this 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom home situated on 24 pristine acres with spectacular panoramic views from every room in the house. A large portion of the flat rectangular shaped acreage is cleared and the remainder is lush with & heavily treed with Cedar ...

The RRSP Homebuyers Plan

April 17th, 2013

Monday, April 8, 2013

The RRSP Homebuyers Plan


By Jesse Merson


The RRSP Homebuyers Plan: An Excellent Way to Save for the Down Payment on Your First Home.

Let's face it; saving money for the down payment on your first home can be an overwhelming task. These days, you are required to put down a minimum of 5% of the purchase price of your first home, the minimum that mortgage insurers CMHC or G ...

Canadian Real Estate Experiencing a Real Correction?

April 17th, 2013

Monday, April 1, 2013

Canadian Real Estate Experiencing a Real Correction?


A special report from TD argues that Canadian housing prices are to remain flat for the next decade dispite the fact that gains in the past decade have proved to be quite strong. This is in sharp contrast to the prediction by many industry analysts that the Canadian housing market was in a bubble and ...

BCREA ECONOMICS NOW

April 17th, 2013

Squamish Terminal Goes Green

April 13th, 2013

y Gagandeep Ghuman
Published: April 13, 2013

Squamish Terminals has signed on as a participant to Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental program for the maritime industry in North America, the company announced in a media release this week.

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Terminals has played a key role in the preservation and enhancement of both Howe Sound marine life and of the estuary, he said.

Green Mar ...

2041 GARIBALDI Way, Whistler, British Columbia

April 13th, 2013

Now ready for viewing!

The upper 1 bedroom suite is currently rented for $1,090.00 per month + 1/3 utilities.  The lower 2 bedroom suite takes in $1,050.00 per month + 1/3 utilities. 


 2041 GARIBALDI Way, Whistler, British Columbia

This 4 bedroom and den Whistler Chalet is situated on a private and nicely treed 12,500 sq.ft lot in a great neigbourhood. The main house has recently undergo ...

Returning to the GST and PST

April 13th, 2013

n April 1, 2013, the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) was replaced by the federal Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the BC Provincial Sales Tax (PST).

When does HST apply, and when does GST apply?

The 12% HST applies if the seller transfers either possession or ownership of a new home to the buyer before April 1, 2013.

The 5% GST applies if the seller transfers both possession and ownership of a ...

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