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BC and Ontario residents are now in the first days of their new tax structure, the HST is on. It gets me thinking about how relevant The Alberta Advantage is!

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Hi there Rob Reynar here checking in. Well it’s after July 1 a new era has began in BC and Ontario. The HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) is now alive and well in both of those provinces. 12% in BC is the new total tax, 13% in Ontario. Well you know, all I can say to that is the Alberta advantage is alive and well. Alberta sellers you are not only pay in general lower real estate fees than sellers do either of those provinces. All we have is the five percent GST (Good ans Service Tax) no provincial sale tax, so it cost you less to sell an equivalently price home in Alberta than it does in BC or Ontario. The Alberta advantage is alive and well. The HST(Harmonized Sales Tax) has added a couple of thousand of dollars to closing cost in both of those provinces at least. Love to hear your comments on the HST(Harmonized Sales Tax). R-E-Y-N-A-R Talk to you soon. Buh Bye!

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