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  • Can a Strata Allocate Repair of Common Property Roofs to Owners?November 27, 2017

    There are two types of possible strata plans: bare land strata and regular strata plans. A regular strata plan can consist of condos, townhomes, duplexes, etc. Some regular stratas look like bare land because all houses are not attached to each other. However, whether it is actually a bare land stra … Read more »

  • Enforcing Bylaws Against Nuisance OwnersNovember 22, 2017

    In a previous post I discussed how a strata corporation successfully evicted an owner, which was the second time that a strata corporation was successful in that request.However, the case of The Owners, Strata Plan LMS XXX v DB, 2017 BCCRT 117, is an example of a strata corporation that was unsucces … Read more »

  • Smoking in StratasNovember 15, 2017

    Smoking is a polarizing issue, typically smoker vs non-smoker. This debate can become heated in the strata complex when people live close together and it is a question of who has the greater right: the person who wants to live in a smoke-free home or the smoker who has been smoking for many years an … Read more »

  • Are There Regulations Governing Short Term Rental of my House or Apartment?November 8, 2017

    The answer is: there might be. Currently, the zoning of your house will govern whether you can legally offer short term rentals as far as your City regulations are concerned. If you live in a strata, there are bylaws that may prevent you from renting your strata out on a short term basis.However, mo … Read more »

  • Can a strata collect full legal fees when collecting on a strata lien?November 1, 2017

    In a much anticipated decision, the BC Court of Appeal just released a decision that has changed strata collections for strata corporations in British Columbia.Section 116 of the Strata Property Act permits a strata corporation to place a lien on a strata lot for failure to pay strata fees and speci … Read more »