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Some real estate transactions and concepts are straightforward. Many others aren’t. That’s where Legally Speaking comes in. In this monthly column, BC’s foremost real estate law experts break down complex topics to better inform REALTORS® and help protect their clients.

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Landlords Take Notice – Recent Amendments to BC Tenancy Legislation #574

Here's everything you need to know about the Tenancy Statutes Amendment Act (Bill 14) and how it can affect your clients.

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do: What Happens When a Licensee Leaves a Brokerage? #573

Today we explore what happens with listing agreements, contracts, commissions, trade transferability, and confidentiality when a licensee departs from a brokerage.

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It’s Finally Here: The Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act #572

Explore the impact of the Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act and its implications for REALTORS®, buyers, and sellers.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Short-Term Rental Changes #571

The BC Government introduced the Short-Term Rental Accommodations Act, prompting questions among REALTORS® and homeowners, today we explore the most common ones.

From Foundation to Finish – Understanding the Nuances of Owner-Built Homes for REALTORS® #570

Understanding the nuances of purchasing newly built homes from developers, residential builders, or owner-builders is crucial for both buyers and REALTORS®.

Under the Covers (of Snow) – Winter Real Estate Transaction Considerations #569

Real estate deals occur around the clock throughout the year. Yet, when transactions take place in the winter, both buyers and sellers, along with their REALTORS®, need to think about a few extra things.

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