Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Study Proclaims Vancouver “First City of Millionaires” in Canada

A new study from Environics Analytics has proclaimed Vancouver the first “city of millionaires” in the country, as the average net worth of homes...

Mike de Jong Calls on CRA to Investigate Tax-Dodgers

Recently, The Globe and Mail began an investigation into tax loopholes and “lax oversight” which allow both foreign and local real estate speculators to...

Condo Demand in Toronto Rivals Peak Demand in Vancouver

Recent statistics from the Toronto Real Estate Board have shown a surge in demand that actually rivals the market in metro Vancouver, particularly in...

B.C. Government Will Not Reconsider Foreign Buyer Tax

Following the drop in real estate sales and deceleration of price-increases in metro Vancouver, B.C. Premier Christy Clark recently told reporters that the provincial...

Vancouver Island Could be Next Hot Spot for Real Estate

Vancouver Island has been proclaimed “B.C.’s new housing hot spot” by Central 1 Credit Union, whose economists predict that median home prices on the...

Leaving Canada with Lots of Disney Stock – Tax Issues?

Question Hi Phil I recently stumbled across your blog and I think you may be the right guy to answer my questions. I'll be leaving Canada...

New CRA Phone Scams Threaten False Legal Action

Canadian citizens have been victimized by a number of phone-scammers portraying themselves to be the Canada Revenue Agency, but the latest scam has arguably...

Tips for Identity Theft Protection

Identity theft is an ongoing problem across Canada, and with new CRA phone scams surfacing we encourage everyone to take any and all necessary...

How Alberta Could Benefit From B.C.’s Foreign Buyer Tax

The new 15% tax on real estate purchases by foreign buyers in Metro Vancouver went into effect August 2nd, and although it is still...

Central 1 Credit Union Predicts Further B.C. Housing Price Increases

Central 1 Credit Union recently released a new forecast which predicts that British Columbia’s red-hot real estate market may remain “robust” through 2018, despite...