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Real Estate Board July 2009 Sales Stats

August 14th, 2009

Strong Spring Market Carries Into Summer Months


VANCOUVER, B.C. – August 5, 2009 – The Greater Vancouver housing market gained further momentum in July with record sales levels and a continued strengthening of home prices.


The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that the number of residential property sales in Greater Vancouver totalled 4,114 in July 2009, becoming the hi ...

Harmonized Sales Tax Impact on Public

August 6th, 2009

On July 23, 2009, Premier Gordon Campbell and Finance Minister Colin Hansen announced that, effective July 1, 2010, BC will adopt a Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), combining the seven per cent Provincial Sales Tax (PST) with the five per cent federal Goods and Services Tax (GST) for a single sales tax rate of 12 per cent. An additional seven per cent tax will be charged on a variety of real estat ...

Macrealty Market Update August 2009

August 5th, 2009

This edition focuses on some tips in identifying between "fixtures" and "chattels".

 

August Market Update

Fixtures vs. Chattels

When buying and selling property, you're usually not just conveying the rights to land, but also the transfer of improvements on the land. And while you would think that it would be easy to identify the difference between Fixtures and Chattels, the distinction i ...

4103 33 Chesterfield Pl, North Vancouver, BC

August 4th, 2009

I just finished uploading this Property for sale, 4103 33 Chesterfield Pl, North Vancouver, BC

Fabulous West Coast waterfront with Manhattan styling! Once in a lifetime opportunity to live on the water with the best views available anywhere. Two bedrooms with great flex space in a detached strata home-better than a penthouse: no one above you; no shared walls; all the convenience ...