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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 of …

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

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 it’s …

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 on Business in Vancouver : Can the city attract top talent ?
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 …