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Lawyer vs .Notary Public: What's the Difference?

RESOURCE Author: Kam Brar

British Columbians are some of the lucky few in Canada who have a choice when it comes to selecting their legal representative to complete their purchase, sale, or refinance transaction. They hav ...

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Secondary Suites: Increasing Interest, Lacking Legal

RESOURCE Author: Kam Brar

While buying your first home can be a scary, expensive, experience, today many first time home buyers are finding a piece of mind and paying off their mortgages by settling in homes with a secondary s ...

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Can you avoid capital gains tax?

ADVICE Author: Mark Fidgett

When you purchase real estate in Vancouver, you’d expect that, as time goes on, the value appreciates.

If you sell that property and the sale price is more than you paid, you have received a ga ...

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Property Transfer Tax Rates

RESOURCE Author: OpenHouse Team

The amount of tax due depends on the fair market value of the property that is transferred:

If the fair market value is $200,000 or less, the tax is 1% of the fair market value.

If the fair ...

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