Purchasing Property on Westbank First Nation Lands

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Have you found a dream property on Westbank First Nation (“WFN”) lands and want a rundown on the differences between buying on leasehold native land ...

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What is the Difference Between a Down Payment and the Funds Required to Close Your Purchase?

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There are a lot of numbers and terms used during the purchase process. When buying a home, it is common for mortgage brokers and lenders to refer to ...

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Residential Real Estate Pricing Considerations: 2021 Update

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A lot has changed in the world of real estate in the past couple of years, and we’re not just referring to the red-hot market that we’re experiencing ...

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Purchasing a Property – Tips and Tricks

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The purchase of real estate is an exciting, albeit potentially stressful process.  How could it not be – the fast-paced nature of real ...

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Working with a Designated Paralegal – What you can expect

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Recently, I have been appointed by my supervising lawyers, Jennette Vopicka and Danielle (Dani) Brito, as their “Designated Paralegal”!  Yay ...

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Virtual Signing Appointments – What You Need to Know!

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One of the silver linings of COVID-19 is the acceptance of virtual appointments by the legal community (the Law Society of British Columbia, Land ...

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Client Identification Process

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A very important part of our job as lawyers is to verify the identity of our clients. The source of our duty to confirm the identity of our clients is ...

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Land Owner Transparency Act

Land Owner Transparency Act (“LOTA”) and Land Owner Transparency Register (“LOTR”)

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Big changes are coming to British Columbia land ownership which include new reporting requirements effective November 30, 2020.  The current NDP ...

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