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I just finished uploading this House for sale, 2220 WILLOUGHBY Way, Langley, British Columbia
IMMACULATE & updated 1573 sq.ft 2 level. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & family room. South exposed fenced yard w/large covered patio & high privacy hedge at the back. Single garage & 27'x 7' shed at the side of the home. Walk to everything. Nicely remodeled family home w/newer roof, fresh pai ...
HST (HARMONIZED SALES TAX)
On July 23, 2009 the government of BC announced that it intends to harmonize the Social Service Tax (“PST”) with the federal Goods and Services Tax (“GST”) effective July 1, 2010. The Harmonized Sales Tax (“HST”) will combine a 7% BC rate (“provincial portion”) with the 5% federal GST for a combined HST rate of 12%.
Detailed information concerning the HST has yet ...
Government listens to Real Estate Board on HST
The BC Government has announced that it will exclude new homes costing up to $525,000 from its proposed 12 per cent Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) scheduled to take effect July 1, 2010.
The government has also increased the rebate of the provincial portion of the HST paid on a new home to a maximum of $26,250.
This represents a 30 p ...
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Rapid rebound fuels fears of housing bubble
Canadian existing home prices are now rising at a pace not seen in 20 years, fueling talk that a bubble may be forming in the market.
The average price of a home sold last month was $341,079, a 20.7% increase from a year ago, the Ottawa-based Canadian Real Estate Association said Monday. Sales also continued to climb ...