Safety and Manufactured Homes Pilot Project: Resources for Sellers and Buyers
Between April 11 and October 28, 2022, a pilot project is underway in the Association of Interior REALTORS® Southern Peace area regarding manufactured homes and electrical safety.
Normally, before a manufactured home can be listed for sale, a valid electrical safety certification or approval label or mark has to be in place. During the pilot project, sellers of manufactured homes in this area have the option of applying to Technical Safety BC for a variance that will allow them to list their homes before obtaining electrical safety approval. The approval will still need to be in place before a manufactured home can be sold, but the repairs and inspections can be done while the home is listed for sale.
This project is the collective effort of the British Columbia Real Estate Association, Association of Interior REALTORS® and Technical Safety BC.
We urge sellers and buyers to carefully review the following materials and to work closely with your REALTORS® if you decide to participate.
Here are some resources:
- Information overview for consumers
- Clauses to include in a Contract of Purchase and Sale
- Technical Safety BC (TSBC) variance application form
- TSBC consumer checklist
- TSBC information page
- Southern Peace area boundaries map
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