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Backlash builds over homeowner speculation-tax form

Backlash builds over homeowner speculation-tax form

The B.C. NDP is scrambling to respond to backlash over its surprise announcement that all homeowners in B.C.’s urban centres will be treated like speculators unless they fill out a tax exemption to declare otherwise.
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"Homeowners will file an annual tax declaration which will help tax administrators demonstrate whether owners need to pay the tax,” Finance Minister Carole James told the legislature last fall.
Check out the epic roof terraces of this $2.98M penthouse (PHOTOS)

Check out the epic roof terraces of this $2.98M penthouse (PHOTOS)

Two levels of roof terraces include hot tub, kitchen, outdoor TV room, firepit and fireplace lounge
Richmond senior shocked by massive condo assessment spike

Richmond senior shocked by massive condo assessment spike

Louise McManus doesn’t want to be punished with higher property taxes on the condo she’s lived in for 25 years.
75A Delta high-rise plan resurfaces

75A Delta high-rise plan resurfaces

The contentious proposal to build another high-rise along Scott Road will be back on council’s plate. The application by Arzone Real Estate Investments Ltd. and Hari Homes Inc.

Mortgage stress test blamed for 25% drop in B.C. home sales

Despite significant sales activity slowdown, province's average full-year resale price in 2018 is no lower than 2017
Advertised one-bed rents in B.C. cities see huge increases: report

Advertised one-bed rents in B.C. cities see huge increases: report

Vancouver, Burnaby and Victoria's advertised rental prices for one-bed units soar way above inflation, says PadMapper
Advertised one-bed rents in B.C. cities see huge increases: report

Advertised one-bed rents in B.C. cities see huge increases: report

Vancouver, Burnaby and Victoria's advertised rental prices for one-bed units soar way above inflation, says PadMapper
More Delta tax breaks for Scott Road high-density

More Delta tax breaks for Scott Road high-density

Delta appears ready to pave the way for more developers to step forward with high-density housing applications for the Scott Road corridor.
Opinion: When is the best time to buy in a down market?

Opinion: When is the best time to buy in a down market?

Many first-time buyers are taking a wait-and-see approach, in case home prices drop further - is that the best strategy?