Legislation

Would you like to see legislative changes to allow electronic meetings?

As you may be aware, strata corporations normally require a bylaw to allow them to hold AGMs and SGMs electronically. Due to the pandemic, strata corporations have been permitted to hold these meetings electronically without a bylaw. However, this provision …

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Zoom Zoom: Best Practices for Electronic General Meetings

It’s been fifteen months since the Province of British Columbia declared a state of emergency on March 18, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At that time, many of us had never heard of Zoom. Fast forward to May 2021 …

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Survey Results: What Matters to You

Here’s what we learned from our survey about what issues matter most to strata owners in March 2021. All respondents were strata owners. 46% in townhouses, 38% in condominiums, 12% in bare land stratas, and 2% from mixed-use (residential/commercial) stratas. …

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New Disclosure Form for Strata Management Companies

Did you know that that your strata management company (brokerage) is required to disclose certain information about benefits they receive (if any)? Since 2005, when the Real Estate Services Act became law, all real estate professionals have been required to …

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Single Regulator for Real Estate

On March 9 2021, the BC legislature passed Bill 8 which included changes to the Real Estate Services Act. None of the changes will take effect immediately. The biggest shift is that the legislation enables the amalgamation of Real Estate …

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