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Mortgage Broker News | 28 Oct 2015, 08:15 AM Agree 0
Brokers in this one province better prepare clients for the higher taxes they soon may pay
  • Martha Laverde | 28 Oct 2015, 01:17 PM Agree 0
    The new proposed tax in all municipalities is unacceptable. The case of Toronto is that Residential Property Taxes are lower than in any other city in the province, it is subsidized by the Commercial properties. Additionally, buying in Toronto has proven to get higher appreciation than in any other city or town in ON. The double tax there may be relatively justified. In the rest of the cities and towns there is no reason to charge buyers with a double tax. This would only make it more difficult to families to live and work in the city. Please find another source of income to balance the budget...use better judgement to spend and less strain on honest people.
  • Ron Butler | 28 Oct 2015, 01:34 PM Agree 0
    The interesting thing about new taxes and fees is that no matter how "unacceptable" we think they are; the government could care less what we think.

    The approach we see in governments is that in the 2 or 3 years prior to the next election they introduce whatever crazy new taxes and fees they desire and then in the 8 months leading up to the next election they bring out a targeted program of rebates and giveaways aimed at the governments target voting block.

    Let's face it, when a government pays $7 million in secret bribes directly to unions in order to finance attack ads on opposition politicians, anything is possible.
  • Shawn | 03 Nov 2015, 04:15 PM Agree 0
    Regulating the housing market is the only way to bring real estate prices down, and make houses affordable for young folks. These taxes will definitely help if first time owners are exempt; realtors are only concerned about their income. Also, people who are making a fortune out of buying multiple properties these days should be taxed highly to reverse this housing prices nightmare.
  • Paul | 12 Nov 2015, 08:42 AM Agree 0
    JUST KEEP ON VOTING LIBERAL! You wanted change, you got it! And now that they're running the entire country, things are only going further downhill. 5 years from now, even your personal income tax will increase to pay for all their spending and broken promises such as the Province has done.
  • Graham | 12 Nov 2015, 06:00 PM Agree 0
    Don t raise land transfer tax few people can t afford to buy homes as it is now London on
  • Debra C | 21 Nov 2015, 01:47 AM Agree 0
    The liberal government is going to be this country's demise. Living in a city like Toronto is increasingly for the wealthy. The younger generation is getting screwed by higher housing prices and now more land transfer taxes. Landlords like me benefit as it is easy to rent my properties in downtown Toronto.
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