February 2016

Princeton Market Stats

Posted on Feb 22, 2016 in Market Stats

Princeton's real estate market has remained relatively steady over the last couple of years. There was 118 sales in 2015, compared to 124 sales in 2014. 

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Pricing Your Property Right

Posted on Feb 22, 2016

Pricing your property for sale is one of the most anxious decisions you'll ever make. If you price your property too low, it may sell quickly, but you may lose out on potential money. If you price it too high, it may not sell at all. A well-priced property may generate competing offers, which will drive up the final price. Other real estate profess...

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Changes to Property Transfer Tax

Posted on Feb 17, 2016 in Real Estate News

The BC Minister of Finance has announced several changes to the Property Transfer Tax program, effective Wednesday February 17, 2016, which include:

  • a property transfer tax exemption for all buyers, not just first-time buyers (Canadian citizens and permanent residents) who purchase newly-built homes, condos and townhouses under $750,000. Purchasers...

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Canadian Manufacturing Sales

Posted on Feb 16, 2016 in Economy

- February 16, 2016
Some good news for the Canadian economy this morning as Statistics Canada reported manufacturing sales increased 1.2 per cent in December, the second consecutive monthly advance. Sales were led higher by gains in the motor vehicle, wood product and chemical product industries. However, for all of 2015, manufact...

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