Water Sustainability Act

Water Sustainability Act – You Have Questions, We Have Answers

At BCREA, we often receive questions from REALTORS® and consumers related to standard forms.  We’ve received several great questions about groundwater licensing and the Water Sustainability Act (WSA) as it pertains to the Property Disclosure Statement. Below, you can find three frequently asked questions on the topic, with answers provided by a member of the

Keeping Clients Out of Hot Water Over Groundwater Licencing

Droughts, water restrictions and wildfires have all become part of a typical BC summer, just like Okanagan cherries or a BC Day barbecue. Despite all of BC’s lakes and rivers, the truth is that water scarcity is a serious concern. That’s why the provincial government introduced the Water Sustainability Act in 2016, which requires anyone diverting and

Unregistered Charges, Wood Stoves and Other Matters #41

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A. LL.B. From time to time individual licensees or boards write to BCREA to advise them of problems arising in their area which may be of interest to other licensees throughout the Province. In that category, Vancouver Island Real Estate Board has raised the problems relating to wood stoves in homes which are