Category Taxes

real estate tax sale public auction vancouver

Public Auction of Lands for Taxes

Every November the City of Vancouver holds a public auction called the “tax sale”, where properties with three years of unpaid property taxes are offered for sale. Apparently, only 1% of the properties are transferred to the successful bidders, as…

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Real Estate GST Taxman

Real Estate and GST

"You don't pay taxes—they take taxes." - Chris Rock. Home prices continue to push higher, despite a foreign buyers tax, empty homes tax, speculation tax, mortgage stress test, and record new home completions. While complex in nature, the implications of not understanding the different taxes can be costly.
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