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Guide to Uranium in Drinking Water

Posted on Feb 14, 2022


Health Canada has updated the guideline for uranium in drinking water to protect the health of Canadians. Learn about the health effects of uranium and how to reduce your exposure if uranium is present at high levels in your drinking water.

Uranium in drinking water

Uranium is a weakly radioactive metal that occurs naturally in many different mineral...

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2021 Year In Review

Posted on Jan 04, 2022 in Market Stats



2021 has proven to be a year of insanity and fatigue that will go down as one of the most challenging years in modern history. From an ongoing and relentless pandemic, to an unbearable heat wave, massive forest fires and torrential flooding… Living through such a tumultuous time has caused a great deal of stress where many of us will be embracing t...

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GST and The Sale of Real Estate 

Posted on Jun 18, 2021



GST and other tax structures are extremely complex, especially in the sale of real estate. Real estate deals can require GST, PTT and additional PTT (foreign buyer’s tax), vacancy tax, speculation tax, taxes on commissions and legal fees and on other services.


GST Basics

Under the Federal Excise Tax Act (ETA), the sale of real property is a taxable...

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Choosing The Best Offer

Posted on Jun 14, 2021 in Tips & Advice


Receiving Multiple Offers

There are plenty of advantages to listing your home in a seller's market, where limited inventory and plenty of buyers are competing to buy your home. Depending on the appeal, list price and exposure of your property, this type of market can create a situation where multiple buyers submit an offer at the same time, potentia...

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FINTRAC & REAL ESTATE

Posted on Jun 08, 2021



Federal money laundering and anti-terrorist financing rules require real estate agents and brokers to collect personal identification information from buyers and sellers.



It is the federal Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) that requires financial institutions and real estate agents, among other professionals...

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Princeton & Keremeos Real Estate 2020 Year in Review

Posted on Jan 13, 2021 in Market Stats



To say that 2020 has been a unique and challenging year, couldn’t be any more understated. As the pandemic threatened every aspect in our lives, our Century 21 agents in Princeton and Keremeos proudly stepped up to provide exceptional service while keeping our families and clients as safe as possible.

The tumultuous year brought anxiety as working...

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