Mind the tax laws with a rental suite or laneway home

July 31st, 2017

Selling? Beware of capital gains tax on rental suites and laneway homes. New, and newly enforced, tax rules may have significant financial implications. Find details below. (reprinted courtesy of rew.ca, 25 July 2017)

The federal government of Canada has begun cracking down on capital gains taxes, which home owners are only exempt from on the sale of their principal residence.

Laneway hom ...

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July 28th, 2017

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JUST SOLD! This is west side living at its best

July 12th, 2017

Lucky buyer who scooped this gorgeous city home in the Tropez, in the sought after Arbutus Walk neighborhood. Almost 1000 sq ft. of luxury living, with large deck overlooking beautiful courtyard garden.

Check out all of the details of this Condo, 215 2263 Redbud Lane, Vancouver West, BC

Condo vs. home sales stats continue to diverge in June

July 6th, 2017

As I first mentioned in an early May blog posting, action in the Greater Vancouver detached home vs. the condo/townhome market differs substantially. It really is a tale of multiple markets. And, according to June numbers just released by the Real Estate Board, this disconnect continues. 

The number of condos listed for sale on the MLS has decreased every month since February, pushing listi ...