Real Estate

Vancouver Real Estate Lawyers

Buying, selling and leasing property in Vancouver or Surrey can be difficult to navigate. The legality of each of these processes can be confusing for many. If you are looking for properties in Vancouver or Surrey, a real estate lawyer or commercial real estate lawyer can streamline the process for you. At Jiwa Law Corporation, we recognize how complex real estate can be for the average person. Whether you are buying a home or looking for business premises, our team has vast experience in mortgages, refinancing, property searches, agreements and contracts. If you are looking into commercial property, a commercial real estate lawyer will help guide you through the process, advising you on contractual issues and helping you understand fees and costs. If you are buying or selling a home, a real estate lawyer will help you manage risk. Get in touch with us today for professional service that puts you first.

Our real estate lawyers are here to protect your interests by providing the following legal services:

  • The buying and selling of property
  • Mortgages and refinancing
  • Reviewing and advising on the Contract of Purchase and Sale
  • Conducting relevant property searches
  • Helping you understand various costs
  • Advising on and assisting with breach of contract matters
  • Assisting with residential tenancy agreements and issues

Residential Conveyancing

Our lawyers share the excitement and stress that comes with purchasing or selling a home and understand the importance of ...

Residential Tenancy Law

Leasing Residential leasing in BC is widely common and beneficial. It provides options to a landlord to assist with the ...

Contracts & Disputes

A written contract regarding a real estate purchase or sale must be properly formed like any other agreement. It should ...

From Our Blog

Residential Tenancies: Wrongfully Evicted by a BC Landlord?

Eviction Notices: Landlord’s Use Did your former landlord end your tenancy so that your unit could be occupied by the landlord or the landlord's close family member, but fail to use the unit for this purpose?  If so, your landlord may owe you ...
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How to Apply for a Hearing with the BC Residential Tenancy Branch

The Residential Tenancy Branch (“RTB”) is authorized under the Residential Tenancy Act and Regulation and the Manufactures Home Park Tenancy Act and Regulation. The scope of the branch is to provide a process for landlords and tenants to start a civil action in relation to a residential ...
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New Law: B.C.’s Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA)

The Land Owner Transparency Act As of November 30, 2020, the Land Owner Transparency Act (“Act/LOTA”) will be in effect. The Act was created by the BC government as a measure to assist with tax evasion, fraud, and money laundering. ...
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BC Allows Evictions as of August 17, 2020 for Nonpayment of Rent

As of August 17, 2020, landlords are now permitted to serve tenants a Notice to End Tenancy for unpaid rent or utilities if: the tenant failed to pay rent that was due before March 18, 2020; or the tenant fails ...
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Can You Evict a Tenant for Non-Payment of Rent?

Since March 30, 2020, the government of BC has prohibited evictions for non-payment of rent. This will change as of September 1, 2020. Evictions for Non-Payment of Rent Unless the tenant and landlord have an agreement in place for the ...
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