In the case of Wilke v. Jeong, (BCSC 2017 2131) released two days ago, Madame Justice Warren of the BC Supreme Court ruled that the… Read More »The (Unexpected) BC Foreign Buyers Tax: Can it relieve a purchaser of her obligation to complete?
New Zealand’s new, 37 year old Prime Minister elect, Jacinda Ardern has just introduced legislation to ban home sales to foreigners. “Foreign ownership and a… Read More »Should Canada follow New Zealand’s lead and ban home sales to foreigners?
Fed up with the one-sided nature of pre-sale contracts, a group of disgruntled Langara West pre-sale buyers are challenging the status quo. This is yet another… Read More »Enough is enough! Pre-sale condo buyers seek justice
Most people who buy real estate assume that only their deposit is at risk if they fail to complete the purchase. For sure their deposit… Read More »Walking away from a real estate purchase just cost the buyer $360,340.35
1. What does it legally mean to add someone’s name to your title? In BC you have to file an electronic FORM A land transfer… Read More »THINK TWICE before “just adding a name” to your title
Writing a good contract of purchase and sale: The contract of purchase and sale governs the transaction between the buyer and the seller. As you are… Read More »The BIG SIX: How to draft a good BC Real Estate Purchase Contract (Six Mistakes to Avoid)