Category: Real Estate Development

When Homes Buyers enter a show suite for the first time, it can look very impressive and they are often shown marketing materials which can include the layout of some of the units and the amenities which will be present once the development is built Often a contract is signed and a deposit is made before Buyers have ha...

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The Peachland Wildfire highlighted the importance of good urban planning and the use of Wildfire Covenants to reduce the danger posed by wildfires in the Okanagan  The Ponderosa Golf Course development by TreeGroup acted as an important firebreak to prevent the fires from spreading into the densely populated Princeton...

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The filing of a subdivision plan in the Land Title Office cannot occur without the approval of an Approving Officer appointed by the local municipal authority (s88 Land Title Act) It is common practice for most municipalities to issue a Preliminary Layout Review letter (PLR Letter) which sets out what the approving of...

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I commonly get calls from home buyers and Realtors on what the legal notation "This Title May be Affected by a Permit under Part 26 of the Local Government Act" (previously Part 29 of the Municipal Act) means Under s927 of the Local Government Act, a local government (municipality or regional district) is required t...

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