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Vancouver’s property transfer tax revenues are one-quarter of B.C.’s $1.15 billion total

Vancouver’s property transfer tax revenues are one-quarter of B.C.’s $1.15 billion total Vancouver Sun, February 14, 2016

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Ancient property tax adds another burden for Vancouver buyers

Ancient property transfer tax adds another burden for Vancouver buyers� Globe & Mail, October 21, 2014

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How would you spend the BC Budget?

Do you think the government should make changes to the Property Transfer Tax to make home ownership more affordable?  Should they increase the Homeowner Grant? Improve transit? The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services wants suggestions from British

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Board wins award for Help Reduce the PTT campaign

The Real Estate Board has won BC Real Estate Association’s Government Relations Award. The award is for the Board’s 2013 “Help Reduce the PTT” provincial election campaign. This campaign resulted in the BC Government changing legislation to help reduce the

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BC Government reduces tax burden on first-time buyers

First-time home buyers received welcome news in the February 18, 2014 provincial budget. Qualifying first-time buyers can now buy a home worth up to $475,000 and not pay the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) under the First-Time Home Buyers’ Exemption program

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Homebuyers fleeced by province’s inflated Property Transfer Tax

Homebuyers fleeced by province’s inflated Property Transfer Tax Vancouver Sun, October 17, 2013

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What does the PTT cost a Greater Vancouver home buyer?

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REBGV Ipsos Reid Poll on the PTT

Majority of British Columbians believe Property Transfer Tax needs adjustment  VANCOUVER, BC – May 1, 2013 – In a recent Ipsos Reid opinion poll, 58 per cent of British Columbians agreed that the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) places an unfair

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