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Living in your home

From neighbours to home repairs, learn how to deal with problems (and avoid them).

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Neighbour law

Neighbour law

Learn your legal rights and options if you have a problem with a neighbour. Work out problems involving noise, untidiness, dogs, fences, trees, second-hand smoke, water damage, and trespassing.

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Home repair contractors

Home repair contractors

If you own your home, you may want to do some repairs or renovations. Before you hire someone, understand your legal rights and steps you can take to prevent problems.

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Owning a condominium

Owning a condominium

Owning a condominium isn’t the same as owning a house. In many ways, it’s more complex. Learn the legal framework involved, and common questions for those who own a condo.

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Residential tenancy

Residential tenancy

BC’s residential tenancy law applies to most types of rental housing in the province. Learn key aspects of this law, and answers to common questions raised by tenants and landlords.

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