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What is a Price Adjustment Clause in a Presale Condo Contract?


For those navigating the presale condo market, the term "price adjustment clause" likely rings familiar.

These clauses have become increasingly prevalent in presale contracts, and grasping their implications is paramount for any prospective buyer.

In this discussion, we’ll explore the realm of price adjustment clauses, shedding light on why builders leverage them, how buyers can safeguard their interests, and key considerations within presale condo contracts.


Why builders use Price Adjustment Clause?


1. Material cost: Among the primary drivers of construction cost fluctuations are...

New Sale Status Information Coming to MLS® System


Listings on the MLS® will soon include new sale statuses to help REALTORS® and home buyers and sellers get a better sense of how far along they are in the lifecycle of a transaction.

These new statuses will be visible anywhere MLS® Listings are posted, from Paragon to Realtor.ca, starting in late May to early June 2024.


There will be 3 new statuses:

  1. Active Under Contract

This optional status will be used when a listing has an accepted offer with subjects.

  1. Pending

Replacing the current "SOLD" status, this status will be applied to listings that have an accepted subject-free...

8 Facts You Should Know about 2024 BC Anti-Flipping Tax


Navigating the world of real estate transactions can be daunting, especially when it comes to understanding the ins and outs of property transfer tax.

As a homebuyer in British Columbia, it’s crucial to grasp the intricacies of this provincial tax to avoid any surprises during the purchasing process. In this guide, we’ll delve into everything you need to know about property transfer tax in BC, from its calculation and exemptions to recent updates and changes.

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or a seasoned investor, let’s unlock the keys to understanding property transfer tax in BC.



FHSA Canada: A Step by Step Guide to the First Home Savings Account

Acquiring your initial home is a thrilling accomplishment, yet it often presents financial challenges. Fortunately, Canadian first-time home purchasers now possess a potent financial tool to ease this process: the First Home Savings Account (FHSA). In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of the FHSA, exploring its features, benefits, drawbacks, and comparing it to the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA).


Understanding the First Home Savings Account:

The FHSA is a registered savings account expressly designed to aid Canadians in saving for their first home purchase. By...

9 Government Grants and Rebates for Home Buyers

Are you envisioning the prospect of owning your first home, only to find that financial obstacles appear insurmountable?

Do not despair! We've meticulously curated a comprehensive guide to various government grants and rebates, meticulously designed to render your journey to homeownership not just attainable, but also financially astute.

Let's delve into these remarkable opportunities, poised to unlock the doors to your dream home and place the keys right within your grasp.


Guidance for New Home Buyers: Discovering 9 Government Grants and Rebates


1. Home Buyers’ Plan

Picture having the...

Federal Budget 2024, Capital gain tax is increasing from 50% to 67%


Canada’s recently unveiled 2024 budget proposes to adjust the capital gains inclusion rate. What does this mean for investors and taxpayers? Read on to find out how these changes might affect you.


  • When you sell an asset or investment for more than it cost you, you have a capital gain

  • Today, 50% of capital gains are taxable for all individuals and businesses

  • As of June 25, the capital gains tax inclusion rate is set to increase from 50% to 66.67%  for all capital gains realized by corporations and trusts, and for capital gains over $250,000 realized by individuals


Buying a Presale Home: What You Need to Know

Buying a Presale Home: What You Need to Know

As someone who is buying a presale home for the first time, the process, steps, and information involved may be unfamiliar to you. However, a buyer's agent can assist you in comprehending the process and making the most advantageous decision. Nevertheless, before you begin looking for a realtor, it is crucial to grasp the basics of purchasing a presale home.

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