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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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20% BC Home Flipping Tax

Posted on Mar 11, 2024 in Resources

Starting on January 1, 2025, The BC Home Flipping Tax will come into effect and its goal is to curb speculative buying and selling of residential property within a short period of time (and in this case, it's 2 years!). The aim is to cool off the housing market, stabilize housing prices and making homes more accessible to residents. 

The full 20% ta...

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Best Time To Sell Your Home in 2024

Posted on Mar 09, 2024 in Resources

when to list your home for sale in 2024 by cari mai

In Vancouver's real estate market, timing is a critical factor for sellers aiming for maximum return. Conventional wisdom has long favoured the spring and autumn months as the ideal seasons for selling properties. However, the market behaviour in 2023 highlighted the impact of mortgage rate fluctuations and consumer confidence on real estate transa...

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A Case Study for First-Time Home Buyers

Posted on Mar 08, 2024 in Resources

Blog by cari mai first time home buyers
Embarking on the journey of buying your first home can be both exciting and daunting, especially in the competitive real estate market in Vancouver! I recently had the privilege of guiding a young couple through the successful purchase of their first property. Their story serves as a great example to learn from for aspiring homeowners.

Starting as r...

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🔥 The 5 Hottest Areas for Home Sales 🔥

Posted on Feb 21, 2024 in Resources

Greater Vancouver Map with top 5 hottest home sales
North Vancouver, Burnaby North, Burnaby South, New Westminster, and Port Coquitlam are leading the charge with robust January home sales, showcasing a seller's market with just a 4-month supply of listings. On the flip side, West Vancouver presents an opportunity for buyers, with a 21-month supply indicating a softer market. 

Interestingly, townhouse...

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Personal Real Estate Corporation

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Phone: (604) 620-6788


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3195 Oak Street  Vancouver,  BC  V6H2L2 

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