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Conveyancing and Real Estate: Like Two Peas in a Pod

Buying or selling property is a significant undertaking that comes with its fair share of concerns and complexities. From navigating legal jargon to ensuring all necessary documents are in order, the process can be daunting for even the most seasoned individuals. At Northam Law, our team of experienced real estate lawyers and conveyancers understands the […]

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Building Liens Unveiled: How They Influence Your Property Investment

When purchasing a property, there are many factors to consider, from location and price to condition and legal status. One often overlooked aspect of property transactions is the presence of building liens, which can have significant implications for both buyers and sellers. Building Liens Defined Building liens, also known as construction liens or mechanic’s liens,

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Unraveling Canada’s Foreign Buyer Ban: Understanding Your Rights

The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property Act, commonly known as the Foreign Buyer Ban, came into effect on January 1, 2023, to address Canada’s housing crisis. Originally set to expire in 2025, it has since been extended to January 1, 2027. Understanding the Ban Non-Canadians are prohibited from buying residential properties with three

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Dee Soriano: Charting a Course of Excellence in Real Estate

Amidst the bustling corridors of the real estate world, where each property transaction narrates a tale of aspirations and transitions, few individuals stand out as pioneers of change. Enter Defrenda Sison Soriano, fondly known as Dee Soriano, a luminary in the realm of property whose journey transcends the mere buying and selling of homes. With

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Breaking Boundaries: Irene Querubin’s Rise in Real Estate and Motherhood

In celebration of Women’s Month, we honor the fearless women who challenge conventions and pave the way for others to follow. Among these visionaries is Irene Querubin, whose remarkable journey in real estate and her ability to navigate the demands of motherhood with grace and determination inspire us all. Professional Achievements Irene’s path in real

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Margaux Rivas: Inspiring Success in Real Estate and Women’s Empowerment

Today, we spotlight Margaux Rivas, a pioneering force in the real estate industry, who has not only overcome challenges but has also become an advocate for women entrepreneurs and a mentor to those entering the field. Margaux’s journey in the professional realm is a testament to her courage and determination. After a successful 20-year career

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Charen Cusi

Empowering Dreams: A Decade of Leadership and Excellence in Real Estate and Mortgage Industry

In an industry marked by milestones and achievements, Charen Cusi, a distinguished leader in the mortgage and real estate sector, stands tall with over a decade of dedicated service. Her commitment to enriching the lives of the Filipino-Canadian community through homeownership and real estate investment has garnered well-deserved recognition in 2023. Charen shares a guiding

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Unveiling Transparency: Removal of LOTR Search Fees Empowers Buyers and Sellers

In a groundbreaking move aimed at promoting transparency and combating money laundering, British Columbia (B.C.) is eliminating search fees for the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR). This development, effective April 1, 2024, is not just a stride forward for law enforcement and researchers but also holds significant importance for our clients, particularly property buyers and

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BC’s New Property Transfer Tax Exemptions: A Win-Win for Buyers and Sellers

The provincial government has recently introduced three major changes to the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) framework in a significant move to enhance housing affordability. These changes, set to take effect on April 1, 2024, carry important implications for both homebuyers and sellers, offering new opportunities and financial benefits. In this blog, we’ll explore how these

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Buying Strata properties in BC Canada

Empowering Buyers in Strata Property Transactions: Essential Tips for Success

If you’re a prospective buyer entering the dynamic world of strata properties in British Columbia, it’s essential to approach the unique aspects of these transactions with confidence. Here are some valuable tips to guide you through the process and ensure a smooth experience: 1. Research the Strata Corporation: Thoroughly examine the strata corporation’s financial health,

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Melissa has 8+ years of combined Commercial, Business and Contract Law experience as In-House Counsel in manufacturing, health, real estate development, and broadcast communication industries. She is instrumental in developing strategies to minimize legal risk and ensure regulatory compliance.

She has 6+ years of Human Resources Management experience and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation. Her practice includes Family Law, Civil Litigation, Wills & Estates and Real Estate & Conveyancing.

For fun, she visits ancient sites and ruins and belts out popular Broadway tunes.

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Northam Law is a boutique law firm offering advisory services in Real Estate Law and Conveyancing, Business Law, and Human Resources. Our practice areas also include Wills & Estates and Family Law. Notarization services are also available.

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