Real Estate Report

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March 2017

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New Real Property Register Requirement

Jean Leonard

On December 10, 2016 the Forfeited Corporate Property Act, 2015 (“FCPA”) came into force in Ontario.  This act makes it easier for the Government of Ontario to use or sell property that has been forfeited to the Ontario Crown upon...


New Vancouver-Area Real Estate Taxes

Sharon MacMillan

Two taxes have been recently introduced in the Vancouver area, designed to cool the local estate market. The BC “Foreign Buyer Tax” Effective August 2, 2016, a transfer tax of 15% of fair market value is payable by “foreign nationals”...


Short-Term Condominium Rentals

Erin M. Berney

Short-term rental condominiums operated through online companies like AirBnB and VRBO are becoming an increasingly popular choice for travellers and condominium unit owners alike. Travellers appreciate the sense of home, convenience, affordability and amenities that a privately owned condominium provides,...


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