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The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detached, attached and apartment properties reached 2,362 in June, a 27.6 per cent decline compared to the 3,262 sales in June 2011 and a 17.2 per cent decline compared to the 2,853 sales in May 2012.
You can appeal your assessment, not your taxes.
An annual local government tax levied on real property based on BC Assessmentâ€™s estimated market value.
What are property taxes?
On February 17, 2012, BC Minister of Finance Kevin Falcon announced the provincial governmentâ€™s intention to enhance the existing BC Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) New Housing Rebate by increasing the threshold to $850,000 from $525,000.
Death of HST on new housing good news – With the new rules, anyone about to buy a newly built home or condo will want their completion date to be on or after April 2, 2012
Every sector of the economy needs certainty to function efficiently and real estate is no exception. The recent HST debacle has affected real estate more than any other sector.
Information about the new HST / PST housing transitional rules – New Housing and Rental Rebate – Vancouver Real Estate News
The province will transition back to the Provincial Sales Tax (PST), which will replace the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), on April 1, 2013. Until then, the province has announced transitional rules for new homes which take effect April 1, 2012.
British Columbia to outline post-HST plan for home building industry – Vancouver Real Estate News February 2012
Consumers looking to buy a new home in the middle of the transition between the harmonized sales tax and the provincial sales tax will have answers on Friday about what their tax bill will look like.
Metro Vancouverâ€™s new home industry is hurting badly over the absence of any transition rules to the return of the provincial sales tax since the harmonized sales tax was defeated in a referendum Aug. 26, three property experts to The Vancouver Board of Trade Friday.