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Do you think the government will actually put all $30m into affordable housing as promised? More than 5,000 properties out of 8,500 deemed “vacant” by city staff received exemptions.

Vancouver’s tax on empty homes will bring in $30-million of revenue in its first year, but that will come from only a tiny proportion of homeowners. More than 5,000 properties out of 8,500 deemed vacant by city staff received exemptions under rules of the new tax...

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Home Staging, is it worth it?

Proper staging makes a home feel spacious, tasteful, and inviting to the broadest range of buyers. Magic happens behind the scenes when a home is well styled! Before & After:  Simplify and brighten the living room with lighter paint and furniture, expose the...

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BC’s new “Speculation” Tax Laws

B.C. Speculation Tax Urban centres throughout the province are in a housing crisis. Rents and home prices have surged past local incomes and, in many communities, vacancy rates sit close to 0%. Speculation has contributed to runaway prices and made it difficult for...

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