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January 12, 2019

Metrowest Building Services offers Strata,Rental and Commercial Property Management services throughout Metro Vancouver. We have divisions of Metrowest Strata Management, Metrowest Rental Property Management and Metrowest Realty. 

We are proud of being part of the commu...

July 20, 2018

In Allwest International Equipment Sales Co Ltd v The Owners, Strata Plan LMS4591, 2018 BCCA 187, the BC Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from a decision of a chambers judge, holding that a strata-lot owner had breached a strata corporation’s bylaws in installing an...

July 18, 2018

  1. How long have you been in business? We recommend hiring a company that has been in business for at least five years. This allows a long enough track record to call references prior to hiring.

  2. How has your business model changed during that time? This will tell...

July 14, 2018

Some strata corporations form separate sections (such as commercial or residential) that operate independently from the strata corporation. Each section has their own executive, budget, and bylaws and rules. Sections are created by bylaw. Sections hold separate executi...

July 14, 2018

A strata corporation is a legal entity, and is a form of property ownership. Many condominiums and townhomes are strata properties. Strata corporations are regulated under the Strata Property Act. They must have an elected strata council, which runs the the strata corp...

June 29, 2018

A proxy is a written authorization given to enable the proxy holder to act on behalf of the person giving the proxy. A proxy must be in writing, and be signed by the person appointing the proxy can be given for general purposes or for a specific resolution or for a spe...

April 13, 2018

One of the most common questions that we get asked as lawyers to Strata Corporations is who is responsible to pay for repair and replacement costs for damaged property when the cost to repair or replace is below the deductible on the policy of insurance taken out by th...

January 26, 2018

 Under s. 36 of Strata Property Act (SPA) strata councils must disclose records and documents to owners and other authorized individuals, including correspondence received by the strata corporation.  A resident may make an access request for his or her own personal inf...