Blog - Real Estate Lawyer

How to Handle Real Estate Disputes

Real Estate Lawyer | July 11, 2023 | Written by Peter Stauffer

Navigating real estate disputes can be an intricate process, as it is often complicated by the emotions and high stakes involved. At Linley Welwood, our skilled team of lawyers can...

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How Does Zoning Affect Your Property Rights?

Real Estate Lawyer | May 30, 2023 | Written by Peter Stauffer

Zoning refers to the regulations that municipal authorities set up for the use of land in specific areas. These regulations define what can be done with different properties, such as...

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What is Conveyancing?

Real Estate Lawyer | March 14, 2023 | Written by Howard Wiens

When purchasing any type of property, you will need to navigate and complete the conveyancing process. Conveyancing is best defined as the legal process for transferring the ownership of a...

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Real Estate Lawyer Responsibilities

Real Estate Lawyer | December 15, 2022 | Written by Peter Stauffer

If you are buying or selling a home or commercial property, it is crucial to ensure that you are completing each step of the process properly and considering every detail....

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Why Should You Hire a Lawyer When Purchasing a Home?

Real Estate Lawyer | October 28, 2022 | Written by Peter Stauffer

When it comes to purchasing a home, small mistakes and mishandled details can add up and lead to major headaches down the road. While it is possible to purchase a...

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Joint Tenancy as an Estate Planning Tool

Estates & Trusts, Real Estate Lawyer | June 7, 2022 | Written by Emily Anderson

Joint Tenancy as an Estate Planning Tool In an article last year, we described two types of ownership structure: joint tenancy and tenancy-in-common. To summarize, joint tenancy is a form...

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Joint Tenancy vs. Tenancy-in-Common

Real Estate Lawyer | April 27, 2022 | Written by Peter Stauffer

When purchasing property, there are many factors to consider before signing the final purchase agreement. While factors like closing dates, inspections, and subjects are commonly considered, many buyers do not...

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When Should You Hire a Real Estate Lawyer?

Real Estate Lawyer | December 23, 2021 | Written by Peter Stauffer

Real estate transactions can be extremely complex and difficult to navigate. As one of the largest transactions of your life, there will be many elements and considerations to keep track...

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LOTR Update: New Deadline

Business Lawyer, Real Estate Lawyer | November 4, 2021 | Written by Peter Stauffer

Before we start – here’s a recap of relevant dates and terms related to the LOTA and this update: November 30, 2020: This is the date that the LOTA came...

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Land Owner Transparency Registry: An Update

Real Estate Lawyer | July 22, 2021

Starting on November 30, 2020, in order to properly file an application to register an “interest in land” in B.C. under the Land Title Act, the transferee (usually a buyer)...

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