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I came across this million dollar house for sale in Toronto that is just one of a dozen homes in Toronto with private waterfront access to Lake Ontario. Check out the MLS listing:  

An Exceptionally Rare Opportunity To Own One Of The Most Desired Waterfront Addresses In The Coveted Beach!! Direct Waterfront With Just Over 1 Acre Of Private Estate. Historical Vista With 2 Floor Guest/Nanny House And Pool House. Home Features 7 Bedrooms With 5 Bathrooms, Kosher Kitchen, Butler Pantry, Wrap-Around Porch And Much Much More. $50 Charitable Donation Required/Accepted Prior To Showing Payable To Sick Kids Foundation. Receipt Will Be Provided.

Thanks to its cliff side location this multi million dollar home for sale is supposed to have one of the best

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With the provincial election less than a week away the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver is making reduction in the BC Property Transfer Tax a high priority issue among candidates. In today's blog post I'll cover how the BC Property Transfer Tax started, how increases in its threshold can save home buyers money and outline exemptions of the Property Transfer Tax for first time home buyers, divorces, families and more.  

BC Property Transfer Tax History

The Property Transfer Tax Act British Columbia was implemented in 1987 as a form of wealth tax. The rates were the same as today: 1% of the first $200,000 of the sale and 2% of the remainder of the transfer.

At the time it was implemented only 5% of Greater Vancouver homes for sale were more

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