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Real estate developers slammed B.C. over surprise foreign-buyer tax

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Written Mike Hager Hours after B.C. announced its tax on foreign buyers this past summer, prominent developers e-mailed Premier Christy Clark and her government saying the policy amounted to a betrayal of Metro...

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Current Market Offers Great Opportunity to Move-Up Buyers

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Published at REW.ca Speaking recently on the Real Estate Therapist radio show on Roundhouse Radio, Kerr told REW.ca editor and show host Joannah Connolly that this is because of a weakening detached home market entering...

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Paved paradise lost, as Victoria building boom claims 100s of spaces

Written by Deborah Wilson Victoria used to be a paved paradise, with so many street-level parking spaces that the downtown parkades stood half-empty. Now, shoe store owner Ian Appleton says the situation is reversed,...

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Rental market tightens across Victoria region: CMHC

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Written Andrew Duffy The rental housing market is tightening in Victoria in response to the region’s strong economy and idyllic environment. CMHC’s fall rental market report showed the region’s vacancy rate...

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Foreign buyers eye Victoria properties in wake of Vancouver tax

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Written Mike Hager New B.C. government data show the percentage of foreign buyers snapping up properties in Victoria surged in October, fulfilling predictions that the province’s tax on international buyers in and...

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