March 2017

Income & Equity: City of North Vancouver tackles affordability & density.

Posted on Mar 05, 2017

North Vancouver City council triples homes per lot

New bylaw allows coach house & secondary suite on single lot

You’re once, twice, three times more likely to find a residence on a single-family lot following the City of North Vancouver’s decision Monday.

But while council was unanimous in deciding to allow a home, secondary suite and a coach house on...

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BC Budget 2017: BC's First-Time Home Buyers Get Tax Break

Posted on Mar 02, 2017

The BC government is raising the threshold for the first-time buyer Property Transfer Tax exemption to $500,000 from $475,000, finance minister Mike de Jong announced February 21 in the 2017 Budget Announcement. The partial exemption threshold has also increased to $525,000 from $500,000.

The changes will now affect more first-time home buyers by ex...

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