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About Chilliwack

Chilliwack is in the Canadian province of British Columbia, about 102 km east of Vancouver. It is the headquarters of the Fraser Valley Regional District and the region’s second-largest city after Abbotsford. While Chilliwack was originally an agricultural community, its current population is mainly suburban, with around 93,203 people as of the 2021 Canadian census; its census metropolitan area population is 113,767.

Chilliwack is known for its corn, but its primary economic industry is retail and service. The manufacturing and construction industries take the second and third places, respectively, based on the GDP. Additionally, Chilliwack has a favourable housing market, offering homes for everyone with prices ranging from $23,900 to $16,950,000.

Mountains surround the city, making it a home to many outdoor activities, including rock climbing, hiking, mount biking, and whitewater kayaking. Chilliwack has a relatively mild climate, with one of the best air qualities in the world.

Chilliwack - Land Transfer Tax

When purchasing a property in Chilliwack, you’ll have to pay the British Columbia Property Transfer Tax, which is due upon closing. There is no municipal transfer tax. If you’re a first-time home buyer, you could be eligible for a rebate to a maximum of $8,000. See below for British Columbia Property Transfer Tax rates.

British Columbia Property Transfer Tax

Purchase PriceRate
$0 - $200,0001.0%
$200,001 - $2,000,0002.0%
$2,000,001 - $3,000,0003.0%

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Provincial tax$8,000
Municipal tax$0
Total land transfer tax$8,000

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