Tagged: HST

HST to drop on more new homes to help the shift back to the PST - British Columbia will return to the PST on April 1, 2013 - Vancouver Real Estate Market Update February 2012

HST to drop on more new homes to help the shift back to the PST – British Columbia will return to the PST on April 1, 2013 – Vancouver Real Estate Market Update February 2012

The provincial portion of the Harmonized Sales Tax is about to drop to two per cent on all new homes sold for $850,000 or less, a move widely praised by those in the beleaguered home building industry.

Metro Vancouver Real Estate Market Update November 2011

Metro Vancouver Real Estate Market Update November 2011

With the recent defeat of the HST (to be implemented in March 2013), I have received some questions about how this will affect the real estate market.