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May 2, 2022

Money services businesses

Money services businesses (MSBs) must fulfill specific obligations as required by the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) and associated Regulations, to help combat money laundering and terrorist activity financing in Canada.There are two types of MSBs that must fulfill obligations under the PCMLTFA: Canadian money services businesses and Foreign …

Apr 30, 2022

Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada

The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is Canada’s financial intelligence unit. Its mandate is to facilitate the detection, prevention and deterrence of money laundering and the financing of terrorist activities, while ensuring the protection of personal information under its control.Read more about the topics below …All FINTRAC guidanceStrategic in…

Feb 28, 2022

Certificate of Excellence

I am so honored to announce that I have received the certificate of excellence for 3 consecutive years, 2020, 2021 and 2022 for the top 3 notary public in North Vancouver.This certificate has been endorsed on behalf of ThreeBestRated after duly checking extensive customer reviews, ratings, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust, services, dedication, integrity, cost and general excellence…

Dec 14, 2021

FINTRAC recent updates and requirements

FINTRAC guidance related to the Ministerial Directive on Financial Transactions Associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran issued on July 25, 2020September 2021This guidance is related to the Ministerial Directive (MD) issued by the Minister of Finance that was published in the Canada Gazette and came into force on July 25, 2020.This guidance will answer the following questions:…

Aug 19, 2021

BC Housing Market Overview

You know that housing markets are extremely strong within British Columbia and across the country. In most respects, Landcor’s numbers for 2021-Q2 behaved as you and I might have expected – they were phenomenal. There was one small surprise: I had been expecting sales to be at an all-time high, but they were the second highest ever (48,726 residential sales for 2021-Q2 didn’t reach the record o…

Sep 16, 2018

Home buyer demand stays below historical averages in August

The Metro Vancouver(1) housing market continues to experience reduced demand across all housing types.The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 1,929 in August 2018, a 36.6 per cent decrease from the 3,043 sales recorded in August 2017, and a 6.8 per cent decline compared to July 2018 when 2,070 homes sold.Last month’s sale…

Sep 16, 2018

Commercial real estate sales down, prices up in the Lower Mainland

Thursday, September 13, 2018The commercial real estate market in the Lower Mainland continued to see fewer transactions in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018 compared to recent years.There were 569 commercial real estate sales in the Lower Mainland in Q2 2018, a 16.3 per cent decrease over the 680 sales in Q2 2017, according to data from Commercial Edge, a commercial real estate system op…

Jul 31, 2016

Tight Market Conditions Prevail Around the Province

Vancouver, BC – July 14, 2016. The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) reports that a record 12,906 residential unit sales were recorded by the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in June, up 14.3 per cent from the same month last year. Total sales dollar volume was $8.97 billion in June, up 25.7 per cent compared to the previous year. The average MLS® residential price in the provinc…

Jul 31, 2016

Bank of Canada Interest Rate Announcement – July

The Bank of Canada announced this morning that it is holding its target for the overnight interest rate at 0.5 per cent. In the press release accompanying the decision, the Bank noted that inflation is on track to return to its target of 2 per cent by 2017, though heightened global uncertainty presents a risk to that forecast.  The Bank judges the overall risks to its forecast as roughly balanc…

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