Buying & Selling Property

Buying or selling a home is probably one of the largest financial transactions you’ll ever make. It’s important to be well-prepared before purchasing or selling a home or investment property. Asking the right questions and getting the information you need helps to protect you as a consumer and achieve a good result for you and your family.

Consumer Protection

The B.C. government is committed to protecting citizens who are buying, selling or renting a home. Under the Real Estate Services Act and Real Estate Development Marketing Act, the real estate industry is mandated to protect the public interest and prevent harm to consumers.

Tips on Buying and Selling a Home

Buying or selling a home is probably one of the largest financial transactions you’ll ever make. It’s important to be well-prepared before purchasing or selling a home or investment property. Asking the right questions and getting the information you need helps to protect you as a consumer and achieve a good result for you and your family.

Home Inspectors

In 2009, British Columbia became the first province to introduce mandatory licensing for home inspectors.

Long Term Residential Leases

Some residential properties in B.C. are long term leaseholds (leased housing) that can be bought and sold to the end of a contract. While commercial leaseholds are very common, residential leaseholds are not.