Doing your own home renovations means understanding the legal requirements, such as permits, and the consequences of doing poor work. You own your own home and decide to do some renovations. You get a couple of quotes from local contractors and are in shock over what it all adds up to. You think to … [Read more...]
Neighbour Disputes: Encroaching people, trees, and smoke
Sharing a property line with someone else can lead to disputes. Here's a few common neighbour disputes and what you can do about them. Neighbours are an inevitable part of life. Unless you’ve managed to escape somewhere far off the grid! Sometimes, neighbours become great friends. Other times, the … [Read more...]
Rights Within Your Property: Did you know?
Your property rights when it comes to property boundaries, fences, airspace, peaceful enjoyment, and encroachments. Ever wonder whether your fence defines property boundaries and whether there are laws about fences? Do you know what you own and control on your property? How about neighborhood … [Read more...]