2018 BC Supreme Court Decision Charges on Title

Kathy Pedersen | April 25th, 2018 | Uncategorized

Even if you have no interest in Terra Firma Title Review, or are outside our market areas, you need to know about a 2018 British Columbia Supreme Court decision, which reminds everyone that certain non-financial charges may need to be removed from title on closing, failing which the Buyer may not be required to close. […]

Non-Financial Charges

Spagnuolo Law | April 17th, 2018 | FAQ's

Re: Non-Financial Charges Good morning, I think I should have had another coffee before sending out the earlier email regarding non-financial charges. While I am trying to convince all realtors to sign up for our title review service, for now the service is limited to realtors who work in the Lower Mainland. As this time […]

Non-Financial Charges

Spagnuolo Law | April 17th, 2018 | FAQ's

Re: Non-financial charges Good morning, now that PTT and the Foreign Buyers Tax have all been dealt with, and while we are waiting for details on the Speculation Tax, we thought it would be a good time to send a few emails dealing with non-financial charges on title. First, a bit of a disclaimer on […]

Property Transfer Tax Calculator Spagnuolo and Company

Spagnuolo Law | March 1st, 2018 | FAQ's

Hi everyone, just a quick note that our PTT calculator has been updated to reflect the latest changes – https://www.bcrealestatelawyers.com/ptt-calculator/. Huge thanks to the team at Ballistic Arts for getting this done so quickly. I am away the next few weeks but upon my return the next few emails will focus on non-financial charges on […]

2018 B.C. Budget Foreign Buyer Tax and Property Transfer Tax

Spagnuolo Law | February 21st, 2018 | FAQ's

Further to our email yesterday, here is a bit more information. I have tried to answer all of the questions that I received, so if you sent me a question the answer should be below. If not, I have no information in response to your question. FYI if you appreciate these emails but are not […]

2018 B.C. Budget

Spagnuolo Law | February 20th, 2018 | FAQ's

While we are still trying to work out the details, here is what we know of today’s provincial budget as it relates to real estate. The foreign buyers tax goes to 20%, effective tomorrow, and is now applicable in Capital Regional District, Fraser Valley, Central Okanagan and Nanaimo Regional District. No doubt many deals will […]

2017 Christmas Video

Spagnuolo Law | December 19th, 2017 | FAQ's

2017 Christmas Video I know, something just does not feel right about the holiday season, something is missing. That void is now filled, as you now have our 2017 Christmas Video. We have uploaded it to our YouTube channel and you can view the video at https://youtu.be/PhnkZ0GzBxo We did something a bit different this year, […]

The importance of buying from a well-known developer

Spagnuolo Law | September 13th, 2017 | FAQ's

The importance of buying from a well-known developer. Recent articles in the Vancouver Sun deal with 2 different strata developments, both with their own set of very difficult issues. The articles I refer to are at: Vancouver real estate developer faces lawsuits, extradition to U.S. https://www.pressreader.com/canada/vancouver-sun/20170908/281633895392621 I do not know what will happen to the […]

Terra Firma Title – More Listings

Spagnuolo Law | August 10th, 2017 | FAQ's

Terra Firma Title – More listings Hi everyone, hope you are enjoying the smoky weather. Terra Firma Title now has over 250 realtors signed up. More than a few are using the service as part of their listing presentation. One often times does not know why a client chooses one realtor over another, but if […]

How Can We Help You?

Spagnuolo Law | June 6th, 2017 | FAQ's

How Can We Help You? For years my firm has built a brand as a residential real estate law firm, and we are now viewed by many as one of the top law firms in the Province for this type of work. It occurs to me that a great many of our clients only use […]