Buying a Home in British Columbia: A Consumer Protection Guide

Make an informed home purchase. Get info on: the decision to purchase, affordability and financing, role of the real estate salesperson, checking out the builder and home, resale homes, the purchasing process, role of the lawyer or notary public, home warranty insurance, a checklist, and more.

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January 2013 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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affordability guidelines, downpayment, closing costs, adjustments, property taxes, strata fees, builder licensing, building codes, building authorities, new homes registry, home inspection, owner-built homes, building envelope renovations, making an offer, subject clauses