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Market Trends
Commercial real estate sales down from last year’s pace
Friday, September 13, 2019
Sales activity in the Lower Mainland’s commercial real estate market declined in Q2 2019 compared to the more active market experienced in the region last year.
Legislation & Regulations
REALTORS® across Canada urge governments to reduce costs and remove barriers to home ownership
Thursday, September 12, 2019
REALTOR® associations from Canada’s largest real estate markets are calling on all levels of government to take meaningful action to make home ownership more accessible.
Market Insights Video
August 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Home buyer activity increased to more typical levels in Metro Vancouver throughout the summer months.
Home Buying
REALTORS® have helped 3 million Canadians use RRSPs to buy a home
Thursday, August 22, 2019
In the mid 1980s a group of Realtors came up with a novel idea: why not help first-time buyers by letting them use part of their RRSPs for a down payment.
Fact Sheets
Property Transfer Tax fact sheet
Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Property Transfer Tax (PTT) is a land registration tax paid by a home buyer when a title is registered at the Land Title Survey Authority. There are some exemptions. Learn how much PTT you need to pay by reading this fact sheet.
Home Ownership
Buying costs
Thursday, August 22, 2019
If you’ve decided to buy a home, it’s important you understand all the costs involved in addition to the price you're paying for the property.