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BC Liberal Government Plans to Lower HST to 10%

May 26th, 2011

Government commits to 10% HST rate

After broad consultation with citizens, the BC Liberal government announced today it will lower the harmonized sales tax from 12 percent to 10 percent over the next three years to strengthen the finances of BC families.

The highlights from today’s announcement include:

•    The HST will be cut by 1 percent on July 1, 2012, and a further 1 ...

APril 2011 Greater Vancouver Real Estate Stats

May 4th, 2011

April Stats

Greater Vancouver housing market sees typical spring activity in April

Greater Vancouver saw a typical, solid month of residential home sales on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in April, in contrast to the near record pace witnessed in the two preceding months.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales of detache ...