Kelowna Real Estate Market News

We've heard a lot about the Speculation Tax coming to parts of British Columbia, without know exactly what it is going to look like.


This week the BC Government finally tabled the new Tax, which has yet to be voted on.


The BC areas affected are -:


All residential property owners in the designated taxable regions will have to complete an annual declaration to claim any relevant exemptions. Where there are multiple owners of a home, a declaration must be completed for each owner.


Further information on how to declare will...

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While we understand that there is a problem with Affordable Housing in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan Valley and that more should be done to help those affected, a growing number of you are very concerned about the possible consequences of the proposed Speculation Tax by the BC Government.

 

To give ourselves any chance of being heard it is important that we pool our resources and have 'one voice'.

 

On April 23, 2018, the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) joined a coalition of 15 other BC agencies in a campaign to scrap the speculation tax.

 

As you may not be sure how to support OMREB’s advocacy on the subject of the proposed speculation tax, you can do so by visiting scrapthespeculationtax.ca where you can learn more and send a letter to the BC government to register concerns about the proposed speculation tax.

 

As of Friday, May 11, the campaign has facilitated:

  • 16,561 letters to the government, an increase of over 2000 letters to the...

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