Buying a Home - 

I specialized in specific segments (condos, detached houses, etc.) and geographical areas.  I can give you the information and advice that you need to reduce the stress in the buying process and help you make informed decision.

Buyer’s Transaction Costs:

  • Inspection
  • Appraisal ( If required for Financing )
  • Lawyer or Notary Fees and Expenses including :

-Searching Title
-Investigating Title
-Survey Certificate ( If required )
-Drafting Documents
-Land Title registration Fees
-GST on legal fees (5%)

  • Insurance
  • Property Transfer Tax ( 1% of the first $200,000; 2% of the Balance up to $2 million, 3% of any amount over $2 million &5% on homes over $3 million & above )
  • Foreign nationals and foreign corporation are required to pay an aditional 20% foreign buyers' tax in addition to the property transfer tax as  above on all residential property.
  • located in the Greater Vancouver Regional District.
  • GST 5% on all new homes (new construction)

** This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it will give you an idea of some of the additional costs associated with a Real Estate transaction.

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