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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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UDI Webinar: Lessons from the Winners of the CleanBC Net Zero Energy Ready Challenge

May 26 @ 9:30 am

The Net-Zero Energy-Ready Challenge is a provincial incentive program and juried competition designed to support, promote, and celebrate the design...

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UDI Webinar: Lunch with Bob Rennie (Members Only Webinar)

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June 11 @ 9:30 am

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