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What’s new in Vancouver real estate?
July 8, 2010 – 12:52 pm | One Comment
What’s new in Vancouver real estate?

Planning a house-​​hunting trip to Vancouver? Many poten­tial buy­ers from China are, too:

Mainland Chinese inter­est in Metro Vancouver prop­erty is so strong that it’s fuelling a mar­ket for real estate tourism, with groups …

What the new Harmonized Sales Tax means to you
June 1, 2010 – 1:29 pm | Comments Off
What the new Harmonized Sales Tax means to you

If you’re liv­ing in, or mov­ing to, British Columbia or Ontario, you need to know about the new Harmonized Sales Tax, or HST.

This new tax is sched­uled to take effect in B.C. and …

Buying a house? Canada’s 6 cheapest cities
May 20, 2010 – 2:40 pm | One Comment
Buying a house? Canada’s 6 cheapest cities

Forbes recently ranked The Cheapest Canadian Cities To Buy A House, and the winner?

It’s cer­tainly not Vancouver, which posted the largest price increase of Canada’s major mar­kets in the first quar­ter of 2010.

And …

Best places to live: Canada’s Top 10 cities
May 6, 2010 – 9:01 am | 7 Comments
Best places to live: Canada’s Top 10 cities

Most new­com­ers to Canada set­tle in the country’s largest urban areas: Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal.

Yet accord­ing to the MoneySense 2010 Best Places to Live survey — which rated 179 Canadian cities and towns …

Business in Vancouver: Can the city attract top talent?
May 3, 2010 – 7:05 am | Comments Off
Business in Vancouver: Can the city attract top talent?

Vancouver-​​based social media exec Rochelle Grayson — an expat who’s lived in Germany and the U.S. as well as in Canada — recently blogged about what she called “Vancouver’s Challenging Business Environment.”

She …