General Real Estate

Checklist for Completing on a Property

Posted on May 25, 2020 in General Real Estate

The negotiations are over, and the real estate deal has gone firm! The big day when you move into your home is just on the horizon. This is very exciting but there are a few things that need to be done between now and then to make sure everything runs smoothly. 

The completion date is when the property officially becomes yours and the title is trans...

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What you need to know about GST when buying Real Estate.

Posted on May 15, 2020 in General Real Estate

When you buy a new home from a builder or developer in BC, GST is charged on top of the purchase price. You will commonly see this additional 5% on presales and new construction homes. Even if the home is complete the 5% will still apply.The information provided in this blog will detail the GST New Home Rebates that could potentially apply to you w...

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Everything you need to know about a Special Levy

Posted on May 15, 2020 in General Real Estate

If you are buying a strata property in Greater Vancouver understanding a Special Levy is very important.
Special levies can put you in a very tough financial situation if you are not aware of what they are or when they are coming. It’s important to know the details when you are buying and selling strata properties in Greater Vancouver.

This blog pos...

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The ins and out of Vancouver Real Estate taxes

Posted on Mar 19, 2019 in General Real Estate

So let’s talk TAXES… Whether you’re already a homeowner; considering becoming one or just trying to keep up with the Vancouver Real Estate market, you probably have a couple questions or are looking for further clarity. There are a variety of taxes payable, including a few new ones introduced over the past few years.So let’s dive right in and get y...

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The Deficiency Walk-Through

Posted on Mar 18, 2019 in General Real Estate

Time for your Deficiency Walk Through

You have been waiting a long time for your condo to be complete. It’s a very exciting time knowing the developer is working on the final touches leading up to your possession date. Unfortunately, this does not mean your home will be delivered to you in perfect condition.

Before you can move in pre-construction bu...

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