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by reallyreal2
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... more than it will affect foreigners. Why should someone that works hard have to pay a tax on their second home in the Okanagan, on the Island, in Whistler, etc. If people like communism they should try living in North Korea and see how that works out. Yes, Sam Sulivan's wall metaphor was sarcastic ...
by SethM
Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... more than it will affect foreigners. Why should someone that works hard have to pay a tax on their second home in the Okanagan, on the Island, in Whistler, etc. If people like communism they should try living in North Korea and see how that works out. Yes, Sam Sulivan's wall metaphor was sarcastic ...
by reallyreal2
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... more than it will affect foreigners. Why should someone that works hard have to pay a tax on their second home in the Okanagan, on the Island, in Whistler, etc. If people like communism they should try living in North Korea and see how that works out. Yes, Sam Sulivan's wall metaphor was sarcastic ...
by SethM
Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... more than it will affect foreigners. Why should someone that works hard have to pay a tax on their second home in the Okanagan, on the Island, in Whistler, etc. If people like communism they should try living in North Korea and see how that works out. Yes, Sam Sulivan's wall metaphor was sarcastic ...
by VanLord
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... a speculative tax?” He challenged the arbitrary application of the speculation tax, applied to recreational properties in the Gulf Island but not Whistler, and to secondary residences in Kelowna where those form part of the seasonal rental stock for university students. Weaver’s doubts were compounded ...
by reallyreal2
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... a speculative tax?” He challenged the arbitrary application of the speculation tax, applied to recreational properties in the Gulf Island but not Whistler, and to secondary residences in Kelowna where those form part of the seasonal rental stock for university students. Weaver’s doubts were compounded ...
by VanLord
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... a speculative tax?” He challenged the arbitrary application of the speculation tax, applied to recreational properties in the Gulf Island but not Whistler, and to secondary residences in Kelowna where those form part of the seasonal rental stock for university students. Weaver’s doubts were compounded ...
by VanLord
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... socks out of plumbing, tenants who skip town without telling me, grow-ops, leaks, tenants who are chronically late with rent.  Cleaning up after Whistler parties and lots of wear and tear from inconsiderate renters.   Now to have entitled jerks say that I should just pay-up and shut-up is going ...
by VanLord
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Speculation tax ! Finally
Replies: 75
Views: 6044

Re: Speculation tax ! Finally

... new taxes, and you are okay with that???  (BTW this tax doesn't affect me, as I have all of our properties rented out long term, except in Whistler, where the property is designed and zoned for short term rentals and is outside the zones included in this scheme..,but I guess by your standards ...
by VanLord
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Is the boom over?
Replies: 57
Views: 7920

Re: Is the boom over?

... am I going to raise a potential red flag, or turn a blind eye in order to cash in on my commissions??? I have run a short term accommodation in Whistler for over 10 years, Airbnb is a great facilitator in assisting me with this business.  Whistler is built and zoned for this type of accommodation.  ...
by tdma800
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bombshell for some Airbnb users
Replies: 35
Views: 5938

Re: Bombshell for some Airbnb users

... van you could throw darts at a map and locate a illigal suite. The tax revenue would be through the roof. We could afford to build a bike lane to whistler Actually basement suites aren't illegal in Vancouver.  They also provide affordable housing that otherwise wouldn't be available.  And I would ...
by yzfr1
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bombshell for some Airbnb users
Replies: 35
Views: 5938

Re: Bombshell for some Airbnb users

... van you could throw darts at a map and locate a illigal suite. The tax revenue would be through the roof. We could afford to build a bike lane to whistler Actually basement suites aren't illegal in Vancouver.  They also provide affordable housing that otherwise wouldn't be available.  And I would ...
by jimtan
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bombshell for some Airbnb users
Replies: 35
Views: 5938

Re: Bombshell for some Airbnb users

... van you could throw darts at a map and locate a illigal suite. The tax revenue would be through the roof. We could afford to build a bike lane to whistler Actually basement suites aren't illegal in Vancouver.  They also provide affordable housing that otherwise wouldn't be available.  And I would ...
by tdma800
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bombshell for some Airbnb users
Replies: 35
Views: 5938

Re: Bombshell for some Airbnb users

... van you could throw darts at a map and locate a illigal suite. The tax revenue would be through the roof. We could afford to build a bike lane to whistler Yes the suites are illegal and one way is the builder puts pipes and stuff in the wall then installs a suite after inspection. You can see ...
by VanLord
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Real Estate Talks
Topic: Bombshell for some Airbnb users
Replies: 35
Views: 5938

Re: Bombshell for some Airbnb users

... van you could throw darts at a map and locate a illigal suite. The tax revenue would be through the roof. We could afford to build a bike lane to whistler Actually basement suites aren't illegal in Vancouver.  They also provide affordable housing that otherwise wouldn't be available.  And I would ...
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