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Vancouver Unveils New Tax for Foreign Home Buyers

Foreign home buyers in the Canadian city of Vancouver will face an additional 15% property transfer tax beginning next week, the provincial government of British Columbia said Monday. The new tax legislation comes as concerns grow about skyrocketing prices in housing markets in Vancouver and Toronto and the role that foreign buyers may be playing. Some real-estate officials say Chinese buyers, in particular, have helped fuel price increases for high-end Vancouver homes.

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White Is the New Black for Luxury Real Estate

In choosing the color of the year, the team at Benjamin Moore found that Mascarpone was too creamy and Ice Mist too frigid. In the end, Simply White OC-117 was just the right white for 2016. Never before had the New Jersey-based paint manufacturer chosen white as color of the year. (Last year’s winner was Guilford Green.) But in real estate right now, white is hot, with home builders, developers and designers going for a white-on-white look in everything from reclaimed barns to posh penthouses.

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