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We cannot tax our way to housing affordability says UDI President Anne McMulllin

October 3, 2016

News Release –  We cannot tax our way to housing affordability says UDI President Anne McMulllin In the midst of…

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ALERT – new penalties for Property Transfer Tax evasion

August 2, 2016

The Superintendent of Real Estate is warning developers that under newly introduced Property Transfer Tax legislation they would face significant…

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UDI News Roundup

July 29, 2016

Below is a roundup of this week’s news regarding the new additional 15% Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers. BC…

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UDI Response: Real estate contracts signed prior to August 2nd should be exempt from new 15% additional Property Transfer Tax

July 26, 2016

Yesterday the Provincial Government announced of a large tax on foreign buyers of residential real estate While we understand why…

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Media Release – UDI on 15% additional Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers

July 25, 2016

Today the provincial government announced that effective August 2nd 2016 an additional 15% Property Transfer Tax (PTT) will apply for…

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Housing Vacancy and Housing Supply

July 11, 2016

Today BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced the Province will allow the City of Vancouver the statutory ability to proceed…

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Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes

June 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of the Mayor   Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes Unprecedented 0.6 per cent…

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B.C. Property Tax Calculator

February 18, 2016

The Province has updated their website with changes to the PTT, including a calculator to show exactly how much is paid…

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BC Budget 2016: Changes to Property Transfer Tax and more

February 16, 2016

This afternoon Finance Minister Mike De Jong announced the provincial budget. Key changes related to the housing sector include (effective Feb. 17, 2016): New…

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BC Budget 2016

February 16, 2016

British Columbia’s continued fiscal discipline and steady economic growth are providing the means for new and increased funding for services,…

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Featured Events

Book Club: Dare to Lead

February 8 @ 5:00 pm

Hosted by the Women of UDI, join us for an in-person discussion about Dare to Lead by Brené Brown over...

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UDI Luncheon: Mayor Ken Sim, City of Vancouver

February 16 @ 11:30 am

We are excited to welcome Mayor Ken Sim of the City of Vancouver for his inaugural address with UDI. Join...

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Leader Profile & Networking: Seasons of Change

February 28 @ 5:00 pm

What can we learn from past economic downturns and how can we guide our present and future career and personal...

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