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  • NEW Strata Property Act Regulations
    Changes have been made to the Strata Property Act, please view http://www.housing.gov.bc.ca/strata/regs/OIC-SPA.pdf and http://www.housing.gov.bc.ca/strata/regs/index.htm to get all the up to date information.
  • The Importance of Insurance Appraisals for your strata Corpo
    As you review the insurance on the property it is important to note that the Strata Property Act of British Columbia requires that all strata corporations obtain and maintain full replacement cost insurance on the building, the common facilities and any insurable improvements, and also review annually the adequacy of the insurance... To view the complete article Click Here
  • Firefighters Emergency Operations Requirements
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  • BCREA submission to Improving the Strata Property Act
    Since the Strata Property Act took effect on July 1, 2000, BC REALTORS® have developed a unique understanding of this legislation by helping tens of thousands of British Columbians buy and sell strata properties. To view complete article Click Here.
  • Privacy Guidelines for Landlords and Tenants
    The Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner for B.C. has prepared a document entitled “Privacy Guidelines for Landlords and Tenants”. Since the proclamation of the Personal Information Protection Act (“PIPA”), there have been numerous inquiries about privacy related issues and these guidelines are designed to assist landlords and property managers in discharging their duties under the Residential Tenancy Act in a manner that respects the privacy of tenants. Please visit www.oipc.bc.ca. to view the complete guidelines.