Macdonald Realty Victoria Alzheimer Donation

Macdonald Realty Victoria Alzheimer Donation

Macdonald Realty Victoria is excited to make a donation to We Rage, WE Weep Alzheimer's Foundation, a fantastic local charity providing support for families and caregivers of Alzheimer patients.  They provide tracking devices that help with wandering patients, most of...

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Macdonald Realty sponsors InspiredHealth cookbook

Macdonald Realty sponsors InspiredHealth cookbook

We are delighted to announce the beginning of a new charitable partnership between Macdonald Real Estate Group and InspireHealth, a local not-for-profit supportive cancer care organization with centres in Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna.  They provide important...

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BNN interview about tax evasion in B.C. real estate market

BNN interview about tax evasion in B.C. real estate market

B.C.'s finance minister, Mike de Jong, urges Canada Revenue Agency to "diligently" enforce the law following a report that speculators are flipping homes in B.C. without paying tax. Business News Network (BNN) invites Jonathan Cooper, Vice President of Operations at...

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Condos in Downtown Vancouver

Condos in Downtown Vancouver

The residential areas of Downtown Vancouver comprise 3 main areas: Yaletown – which borders the north side of False Creek and much of it originally was developed by Concord Pacific after the Expo 86 World’s Fair; Coal Harbour – which is the strip of newly developed...

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Are Prices Down, or Not? Average Price vs. Benchmark Price

Are Prices Down, or Not? Average Price vs. Benchmark Price

Why are some articles saying prices are going down, and others saying that for the same product category, they’re not? How is that even possible? Whenever you read real estate reports, it is important to understand how the data used is interpreted by the author. With...

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New 15% Property Transfer Tax

New 15% Property Transfer Tax

The new 15% property purchase tax (the “PTT”) explained. WHAT IS THE NEW TAX? It is a property transfer tax of 15% payable by “foreign” buyers IN ADDITION TO the regular property transfer tax at the time a property transfer for residential property is registered in...

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