Real Estate and Mortgage Calculators

BC GST Tax & Rebate Calculator including PTT for Vancouver Real Estate

**** PLEASE NOTE - This Calculator is for entertainment purposes only and cannot be relied upon for making actual GST calculations. ***** British Columbia Goods and Services Tax for Properties & Property Transfer Tax Calculator During the Summer of 2011 BC voters by a margin of 55% rejected the Harmonized Sales Tax in favour of the Goods and Services Tax. There is a huge amount of confusion surrounding taxes on property sales here in BC.   I get so many questions on this topic that I have added this BC GST Rebate and PTT Calculator to my website to try… Find out more

Basement Suite Calculator for Houses in Vancouver

Basement Suite Calculator for Vancouver Houses Expensive Vancouver Houses = Basement Suites Let's face it, single family houses in Vancouver are expensive. To make owning a house more affordable many in Vancouver install a basement suite or purchase a house with a suite. Basement/Secondary Suite Calculator for Vancouver Homes The last two houses I have owned in Vancouver have had basement suites and they have had a huge difference in affordability. Most buyers of houses in Vancouver will be looking at houses that either have suites or may plan installing a suite. I have added this basement suite or secondary… Find out more

Commission Calculator for Realtor Fees in Vancouver with Net Proceeds for Sellers!

https://player.vimeo.com/video/45615616 Vancouver Commission Calculator Real Estate Thinking of Selling a Property in Vancouver? Get Advice for Proven Results Here! How much are real estate fees in Vancouver, BC? I charge a real estate commission of 7% on the 1st $100,000 and 2.5% on the balance of the sale price for properties in Vancouver. Around half (50%) of the 7% on the 1st $100,000 and 2.5% on the balance is payable to a buyers agent who brings the seller an offer that completes at the Land Titles Office. According to Canada's Competition Act, there we Realtors are not supposed to say… Find out more

Canada Mortgage Calculator with 40 Year Amortizations!

Canadian Mortgage Calculator for Vancouver Real Estate with Amortizations up to 40 Years I am both a property owner in Vancouver and a Realtor. I am constantly watching the mortgage market here in Canada to see how changes to mortgage interest rates and amortization affect both the Vancouver real estate market and my personal real estate holdings. The current ultra low mortgage rates (Like 2.99% on a 5 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage!?) have really focused my mind on mortgages and one of the things I use online A LOT (OK, compulsively, all the time) is a mortgage calculator. Frustration with… Find out more

HST Rebate Calculator | Vancouver Real Estate

Looking for GST Rebate Calculator for Real Estate in BC? Misconceptions and the Need for an HST Calculator for New Homes and Presales in Vancouver! When the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) replaced British Columbia's Provincial Sales Tax (PST) and the Federal Goods and Services Tax (GST) July 1st, 2010 there was a LOT of confusion among those interested in Vancouver Real Estate to say the least! One of the greatest misconceptions about the HST was that the Harmonized Sales Tax was payable on all real estate transactions in BC. Fortunately, HST is only payable on new properties in British Columbia.… Find out more