Learn about Real Estate in B.C.: buying and selling property, real estate consultations, and regulations for real estate services, real estate development marketing and pre-sale strata.
Buying or selling a home is probably one of the largest financial transactions you’ll ever make. Asking the right questions and getting the information you need helps to protect you as a consumer and achieve a good result for you and your family.
Citizens can enlist the help of a real estate professional to help them buy, sell, lease or manage their home. Providers of real estate services in B.C. must be licensed unless otherwise exempted from licensing requirements.
Multi-unit development properties, such as condos and townhouses, are a popular option when buying a home in B.C. Real estate developers are responsible for providing full information and deposit protection to consumers when marketing their developments.
The Condo and Strata Assignment Integrity Register (CSAIR) is a database for assignments of purchase agreements of all residential condo and strata lots in B.C., including both pre-sale lots and completed lots.