On February 28, 2016, the BC government changed the Strata Property Act to remove the requirement for a UNANIMOUS vote of the strata members to… Read More »Listing Your Strata Complex For Sale: Do You Need 80% Approval?
When to re-sell? I bought a pre-sale condo and it’s gone up in value. What if I assign the contract or just buy it and… Read More »How long until I can flip my condo? Pazder Law Corp answers:
That should never be the question; every strata owner should always insure. You may be thinking “Why? My strata property already has property insurance!” That… Read More »Strata Properties: “To Insure or Not to Insure?” That is the question
As the first of its kind, the Vancouver Empty Homes Tax (“EHT”) is now into its third year. The rationale for this draconian tax by… Read More »Vancouver’s Empty Homes Tax – Is it working?
EVERYONE should buy a home as soon as they are able to. Long term, the property value goes up, the mortgage gets paid off and… Read More »Quick Tips: Should I buy or rent my home?
SFU finance professor, Andrey Pavlov’s recent op-ed in the Sun newspaper points out yet more flaws in the dreadfully drafted Speculation Tax. Here is another… Read More »Rental restriction by-laws and the BC Speculation Tax
* this is a brief commentary on the topic of BC’s newly proposed property registry. For more information, contact our office. How does owning a… Read More »BC’s New Property Registry 2019: A good idea?
On November 27, 2018, the speculation tax was passed in B.C. to, in the government’s words “target speculators who own residences in B.C. but don’t… Read More »The Speculation and Vacancy Tax – What the government isn’t saying
The BC government is announcing the creation what appears to be yet another make work project to create needless government jobs (doubtless for NDP supporters).… Read More »Canada’s first pre-sale register to crack down on flipping