Monthly Archives: February 2014

BC Property Transfer Tax (PTT) First Time Buyers Exemption Limit Raised to $475K from $425K

Government reduces tax burden on first-time buyers First-time home buyers received welcome news in today’s provincial budget. Any REALTORS® currently working with first-time buyers will want to share this news with them as soon as possible. The government has announced, effective February 19, 2014, under the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) First-Time Home Buyers’ Exemption program, qualifying first-time buyers can buy a home worth up to $475,000. The previous threshold was $425,000. The partial exemption continues and will apply to homes valued between $475,000 and $500,000. With this change, the government estimates 1,700 additional first-time buyers will annually be eligible to… Find out more

Boulevard Private Residences—Spacious Living in Vancouver’s Upscale Kerrisdale with Floor Plans – Prices to Come!

Redekop (Kerrisdale) Homes Ltd. is offering 38 exclusive private residences in Vancouver’s upscale Kerrisdale neighbourhood.  These spacious condos with generous balconies are located above street-level retail for perfect access to Kerrisdale’s admirable range of boutiques and cafes. You will also enjoy easy access to UBC and proximity to Point Grey Secondary School. At a Glance 38 exclusive private residences one-, two-, and three-bedroom condos starting from $448,000 situated atop street-level retail spacious floor plans and generous balconies in-a-second access to shops and cafes in upscale, walkable Kerrisdale near Point Grey Secondary School speedy access to UBC and transit Currently in… Find out more

Canvas by Onni – A New Presale Condo in Vancouver’s Southeast False Creek Pricing & Floor Plans!

Onni Group developers present the stunning new Canvas condo development in the Vancouver’s Southeast False Creek. Your home will be embedded in one of the most dynamically evolving areas in Vancouver, soon to be the city’s art and creation hub. Canvas condos are located beside the striking future Emily Carr University of Art + Design location and the Centre for Digital Media of the Great Northern Way campus. You will be close to the Seawall, SkyTrain, Central Valley Greenway, eclectic Main Street and a smart new gallery scene. Canvas Condos Vancouver At a Glance one- and two-bedrooms with linear kitchens… Find out more

January 2014 Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics Package

REBGV Stats Package, January 2014 Mike Stewart Steady trends continue in the Greater Vancouver housing market The first month of 2014 saw home sale and listing totals outpace historical averages in the Greater Vancouver housing market. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 1,760 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in January 2014. This represents a 30.3 per cent increase compared to the 1,351 sales recorded in January 2013, and a 9.9 per cent decline compared to the 1,953 sales in December 2013. Last month’s sales were 7.2 per cent… Find out more