Property Law

August 28, 2019

Residential tenancies update

A significant amendment to tenancy law has just come into force by an amendment to the Residential Tenancies Act.  This mainly affects: Contamination of rental premises; […]
June 26, 2019
Bright line

A bright-line rule – still hazy…

Discussion on the proposed capital gains tax feels like an age ago now. However, those fortunate enough to own residential property should be well aware that […]
March 14, 2019
methamphetamine contamination

Legal uncertainty relating to methamphetamine contamination and remediation

This summary considers a complicated issue with no ready answer:  the current discontinuity and uncertainty arising from the application of competing standards in the Tenancy Tribunal […]
March 14, 2019
property title

Does the title matter? ABSOLUTELY!

Clients often ask, “what is the difference between a fee simple and cross lease title?” and “what is a cross lease?” Records of title, previously called […]