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August 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Home buyer activity increased to more typical levels in Metro Vancouver throughout the summer months.
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July 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Home buyer demand picked up across Metro Vancouver making July, a traditionally quieter month in real estate, the second highest selling month so far this year.
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June 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
With home buyer demand below long-term historical averages in June, the supply of homes for sale continued to accumulate in Metro Vancouver.
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May 2019 Market Insights
Thursday, June 13, 2019
REBGV President Ashley Smith provides a summary of the May 2019 housing market statistics.
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April 2019 Market Insights
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
REBGV President Ashley Smith provides a summary of the April 2019 housing market statistics.
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March 2019 Market Insights
Thursday, April 11, 2019
REBGV President Ashley Smith provides a summary of the March 2019 housing market statistics.
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February 2019 Market Insights
Monday, March 11, 2019
REBGV President Phil Moore provides a summary of the February 2019 housing market statistics.
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January 2019 Market Insights
Thursday, February 14, 2019
REBGV President Phil Moore and President-Elect Ashley Smith provides a summary of the January 2019 housing market statistics.
Taxes
What you need to know about BC's Speculation and Vacancy Tax
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The deadline to complete the annual declaration to claim an exemption for the provincial government's Speculation and Vacancy Tax is coming up on March 31.
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December 2018 Market Insight
Thursday, January 10, 2019
REBGV President Phil Moore provides a summary of the December 2018 housing market statistics.
Taxes
Why do I have to pay property taxes on the house I’m buying?
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Property taxes in BC are due the first business day after July 1. If you buy a home at another time, you may have to pay a share of the year to avoid a penalty.
Taxes
Will I have to pay capital gains when I sell my house?
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Capital gains taxes, first introduced in 1972, are charged on the difference between what you paid for an asset – for example, a stock, and what you sold it for.