British Columbia Real Estate Practice Manual



Product Type: Publications - Print + Online
ISBN: 1-55258-468-2
Pages: 1340
Price: $319.00


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A lawyer’s day-to-day guide to conveyancing

This publication is essential for: lawyers looking for guidance on practice and procedure issues arising from conveyancing in BC

Current to: March 1, 2020

Although an efficient conveyancing practice may involve delegation to support staff, lawyers are ultimately responsible for ensuring a conveyance is properly managed and advice is sound. In addition to complete coverage of the necessary stages of a conveyance, British Columbia Real Estate Practice Manual guides you through practice issues you are most likely to confront that require your expertise, including discussion of real estate licensee regulation, tax considerations for both buyers and sellers, undertakings, and collapsing deals. Mainly focused on residential property, this resource also provides a summary of considerations in commercial conveyances.

With this resource, you will be able to:

  • quickly spot and avoid common conveyancing practice errors and mistakes
  • refer to statutes and cases to start your investigation of any substantive law issues that arise
  • access over 125 conveyancing forms and precedents to save you time

Buy today and be confident in your conveyances! View a sample from this book!

Highlights of the 2020 Update include:

  • Web Filing, changes to certification requirements, remote witnessing of affidavits during COVID-19 pandemic
  • Web Filing for Property Transfer Tax by Fall 2020
  • strata insurance clause recommended by BCREA
  • COVID-19 pandemic and force majeure clauses
  • amendments to Vancouver Vacancy Tax Bylaw
  • changes to CBA standard undertakings to permit electronic money transfers
  • changes to practice and Law Society Rules regarding electronic funds transfers
  • changes to client identification and verification rules effective January and April 2020
  • beneficial ownership registry, Land Owner Transparency Act disclosure requirements and filings
  • Business Corporations Act requirements for transparency register
  • Forthcoming Environmental Act amendments altering site profile process
  • brokerage holding deposit as stakeholder rather than agent
  • new case law from BCCA and BCSC
Product Type Price
Online-Only $239/year
Print + Online Package $319

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CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn
jtataryn@cle.bc.ca

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