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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.
Home Ownership
Eight ways you can prepare for a disaster
Friday, August 9, 2019
Natural disasters can strike at any time. Earthquakes, floods, and fires can spring up quickly and endanger homes and businesses. What can you do to prepare?
Home Ownership
31 ways home buyers, sellers and owners can save money
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Are you looking to save money? We can help! Here's 31 ways BC home buyers, sellers, and owners can save money.
Home Ownership
Paying property taxes? Save money with the Home Owner Grant
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The Home Owner Grant reduces the amount of property tax you have to pay on your home as long as its your primary residence. Province-wide, 91 per cent of homes will remain below the threshold. Is your home one of them?
Fact Sheets
Secondary Suites fact sheet
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
This fact sheet provides a summary of bylaws and policies for secondary suites located within primary residences, auxiliary suites above garages, small garden suites, and coach houses (not laneway homes).