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Attention New Homebuyers!

Posted on Mar 09, 2017


CRA has increased the threshold for the tax exemption rates for first-time homebuyers.The property tax exemption rate has been increased by $25,000. The scale goes from 100% tax exemption to 0%; homebuyers enjoy limits of $500,000 and $525,000 respectively.

This means you can keep up with the growing housing market with less limitation. (Remember, a...

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Spring Cleaning for Selling your Home

Posted on Mar 01, 2017


Positive first impression of a prospective home buyer means so much to the successful sale of your home that making a small effort to ensure a good impression can pay off with big returns. This checklist covers many of the little things that set a good example, from the outside…in. 

EXTERIOR
♦ Keep lawns and hedges neatly trimmed, weed flowerbeds
♦ C...

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“Buy Smart” With the Help of GVHBA’s 2017 Homebuyer Forum

Posted on Feb 20, 2017

For first-time home buyers and for those returning to the real estate market, there is one golden rule to follow – and that is to “prepare before you purchase,” according to the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA).

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