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4 Key Reasons Why Home Staging is a Must for Selling Your Home

Posted on May 21, 2024 in Resources

When it comes to selling your home, first impressions are everything. You want potential buyers to walk in and immediately feel like they could live there. That's where home staging comes in! Not convinced yet? Let's dive into four key reasons why home staging is an essential step in the selling process.

1. Make a Great First Impression 👀

Imagine wal...

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BC Landlords, LISTEN UP: Crucial Tenancy Act Changes!

Posted on May 04, 2024 in Resources

📣 BC Landlords, LISTEN UP!

The recent amendments to the BC Residential Tenancy Act herald a new era of strengthened protections for renters, which are crucial for every landlord to understand and integrate into their property management practices. Here’s a concise overview of the key changes:

🚸 Protection for Growing Families

A significant amendment i...

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Capital Gains Taxes are Increasing

Posted on May 02, 2024 in Resources


  • Current Taxation: Right now, 50% of your capital gains are taxable.
  • New Proposal: The inclusion rate is set to jump to 66.67% for high-value gains and for all corporations and trusts.
  • Effective Date: Mark your calendar for June 25, 2024.

Canada's 2024 federal budget is bringing significant changes to capital gains taxes. Let's dive into what thes...

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Key Updates on Property Transfer Tax Exemptions in Vancouver

Posted on Mar 21, 2024 in Resources

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Key Updates on Property Transfer Tax Exemptions in Vancouver

Significant changes to the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) exemptions have been announced, effective from April 1, 2024, and they're set to make a big impact on the BC real estate market.

First Time Home Buyers Exemption: The threshold for PTT exemption has been raised substantially. Previously...

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Reminder: BC Speculation & Vacancy Tax 2024

Posted on Mar 20, 2024 in Resources

BC Speculation & Vacancy Tax 2024 reminder by Cari Mai Vancouver Realtor

Reminder: BC Speculation & Vacancy Tax Declaration Deadline Approaching

If you're a homeowner in British Columbia, mark your calendars for the looming deadline of March 31, 2024. Why? Because it's the final call for declaring your exemption from the BC Speculation & Vacancy Tax. This isn't just any run-of-the-mill formality; it's a crucial step to e...

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Elegant Living at Trafalgar Square: Alexandra Rd, Richmond, BC (Cambie West)

Posted on Mar 12, 2024 in Resources

Elegant Living at Trafalgar Square: Alexandra Rd, Richmond, BC (Cambie West)

Nestled amidst the vibrant community of Richmond's West Cambie, 226 9551 Alexandra Rd emerges as a beacon of elegance and comfort. This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence, situated within the esteemed Trafalgar Square by Polygon, offers a refined lifestyle complemented by sere...

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Phone: (604) 620-6788


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3195 Oak Street  Vancouver,  BC  V6H2L2 

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