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Rated Top 3 Business Lawyers in Burnaby | Cynthia Lam

GBC Law has been rated the Top 3 Business Lawyers in Burnaby, BC by Three Best Rated®!

GBC Law has been rated the Top 3 Business Lawyers in Burnaby, BC by Three Best Rated®! In determining their ratings, Three Best Rated® uses a 50-Point Inspection which includes factors such as firm reputation, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence.

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Additional Property Transfer Tax - Effective August 2, 2016 | Cynthia Lam

The provincial government announced the implementation of a new "Foreign Entity Tax" to take effect on August 2, 2016.

With the ever-increasing prices of real estate over the recent years, the lack of affordable housing in Vancouver and its surrounding areas has become a prominent issue for many residents of BC. The BC government has long recognized that non-Canadian real estate investors were among the biggest contributors to the hikes in real estate. The provincial government’s first attempt to address the issue took the form of the implementation of the “Luxury Home Tax”, whereby a higher rate of property transfer tax would be payable for properties priced at $2 million dollars or more. Click here to read our previous blog post on this topic (insert link).

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GBC Law Fall Client Meet-up Schedule | Cynthia Lam

GBC Law is pleased to announce its schedule for its next set of client meet-ups.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. - EVENING - WILLS

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Shadow Flipping: What is it all about? | Cynthia Lam

The constantly rising real estate prices in Vancouver and its surrounding areas have instigated an infamous practice, known as “shadow flipping”. Not only has shadow flipping been widely publicized, it has also been highly frowned-upon by lawyers, prospective sellers, and the B.C. government.

The constantly rising real estate prices in Vancouver and its surrounding areas have instigated an infamous practice, known as “shadow flipping”. Not only has shadow flipping been widely publicized, it has also been highly frowned-upon by lawyers, prospective sellers, and the B.C. government.

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May 2016 Client Meet-ups | Cynthia Lam

GBC Law is pleased to announce its schedule for its next set of client meet-ups!

May 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Estate Planning – Demystifying Trusts. Recommended for people whose affairs are not straight-forward and wanting a better understanding of what “Trusts” are and how they can be used.

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